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19 killed by Islamists in northeast...

19 killed by Islamists in northeast...

Africa

Mon, Aug 20 2018

In recent months, the military has suffered its heaviest defeats in years, commanders have been repeatedly...

Ethnic clashes challenge Ethiopia PM's...

Ethnic clashes challenge Ethiopia PM's...

Africa

Fri, Aug 10 2018

Nearly a million people were driven from their homes in the weeks of violence between the Oromos and...

Tense days in DR Congo as presidential...

Tense days in DR Congo as presidential...

Africa

Sun, Aug 5 2018

The vast country has never known a peaceful transition of power since it gained independence from Belgium...

Kenya, Tanzania mark bombings which...

Kenya, Tanzania mark bombings which...

Africa

Sun, Aug 5 2018

Islamist insurgencies have wreaked havoc in the Sahel, Nigeria and Somalia, and - on several bloody occasions...

Ebola outbreak kills 33 in DR

Ebola outbreak kills 33 in DR

Africa

Sun, Aug 5 2018

One of the world's most feared diseases, Ebola is a virus-caused haemorrhagic fever that in extreme...

Zimbabwe opposition leader rejects 'unverified...

Zimbabwe opposition leader rejects 'unverified...

Africa

Fri, Aug 3 2018

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former ally of Robert Mugabe, narrowly won the country's...

EU to report on Zimbabwe election as...

EU to report on Zimbabwe election

Africa

Wed, Aug 1 2018

The opposition MDC party Tuesday claimed victory for its candidate Nelson Chamisa in the historic ballot...

Tense count as Zimbabwe rivals claim...

Zimbabwe polls seen as very close

Africa

Tue, Jul 31 2018

Nelson Chamisa, and President Emmerson Mnangagwa were the main contenders in Monday’s election,...

Zimbabwe votes in first post-Mugabe...

Zimbabwe votes in first post-Mugabe...

Africa

Mon, Jul 30 2018

The European Union, the United States and the Commonwealth have sent observers

Infographic: Zimbabwe’s first post-Mugabe...

Infographic: Zimbabwe’s first post-Mugabe...

Africa

Mon, Jul 30 2018

Zimbabwe holds presidential and parliamentary elections in which the top two contenders, President Emmerson...

Polls open in Zimbabwe's first election...

Polls open in Zimbabwe

Africa

Mon, Jul 30 2018

The election will see 75-year-old President Emmerson Mnangagwa face 40-year-old Nelson Chamisa, a lawyer...

On eve of election, Zimbabwe's Mugabe...

On eve of election, Zimbabwe's Mugabe...

Africa

Sun, Jul 29 2018

Polls, which are unreliable, give former intelligence chief Mnangagwa a slim lead over Chamisa

Somaliland eyes key Red Sea trade role...

Somaliland eyes key Red Sea trade role...

Africa

Sat, Jul 28 2018

The development will be a boon not only to Somaliland but also its landlocked neighbour Ethiopia - a...

Putin says 'ready to go to Washington',...

Putin says 'ready to go to Washington',...

World

Fri, Jul 27 2018

Putin said the two leaders planned to meet on the sidelines of a summit in Argentina later this year...

UN warns of voter intimidation in Zimbabwe...

UN warns of voter intimidation in Zimbabwe...

Africa

Thu, Jul 26 2018

The election campaign has been largely peaceful, and the UN welcomed the fact that authorities had allowed...

100 years since his birth, S Africa...

100 years since his birth, S Africa...

Africa

Wed, Jul 18 2018

'The most extraordinary thing about Nelson Mandela was his ordinariness. He was just a particularly...

UN chief to meet Ethiopia PM after peace...

UN chief to meet Ethiopia PM after peace...

Africa

Mon, Jul 9 2018

On Sunday, the two African countries agreed to end a near 20-year military standoff

Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa unhurt...

Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa unhurt...

Africa

Sat, Jun 23 2018

Police were not immediately available for comment

Several people killed in blast at rally...

Several killed at Ethiopian PM...

Africa

Sat, Jun 23 2018

The rally was being held in Ethiopia’s capital in support of the 41-year-old ex-soldier who has...

South Sudan foes set to meet for peace...

South Sudan foes set to meet for peace...

Africa

Wed, Jun 20 2018

The event was hailed around the world and by celebrity supporters such as George Clooney

Two killed in knife attack at mosque...

Knife attack at SA mosque, 2

Africa

Thu, Jun 14 2018

Police said that incident showed 'elements of extremism' but did not otherwise comment on the...