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257 killed in Algerian military plane...

257 killed in Algerian military plane...

Africa

Wed, Apr 11 2018

The plane was heading to Tindouf, an area on Algeria’s border with Western Sahara, but crashed on Boufarik...

15 killed in Nigeria bank robbery, attack...

15 killed in Nigeria bank robbery, attack...

Africa

Fri, Apr 6 2018

The robbers charged into the banks and shot people on the spot before making off with bags of cash on...

South Africa's Zuma defiant after court...

South Africa's Zuma defiant after court...

Africa

Fri, Apr 6 2018

Police equiped with shields, water cannon and armoured vehicles mounted a major security operation outside...

Thousands expected to march in support...

Thousands expected to march in support...

Africa

Thu, Apr 5 2018

Zuma was deputy president at the time of the 1990s arms deal, which has cast a shadow over politics in...

Amid slow voting, Egypt's Sisi cruises...

Amid slow voting, Egypt's Sisi cruises...

Africa

Wed, Mar 28 2018

In an effort to dispel voter apathy, the state news agency reminded Egyptians that voting is mandatory...

Militants free scores of abducted Nigerian...

Militants free scores of abducted Nigerian...

Africa

Wed, Mar 21 2018

The kidnapping of 110 girls aged 11-19 on February 19 from Dapchi was the biggest mass abduction since...

World's last male northern white rhino...

World's last male northern white rhino...

Africa

Tue, Mar 20 2018

The rhino had spent two weeks in late February and early March lying in his pen due to discomfort from...

South Africa hits fallen Zuma with arms...

South Africa hits fallen Zuma with arms...

Africa

Sat, Mar 17 2018

There was no immediate comment from Zuma and it was not immediately clear when the former leader might...

UN renews S Sudan mission, with arms...

UN renews S Sudan mission, with arms...

Africa

Fri, Mar 16 2018

The strongly-worded US-drafted text is aimed at piling pressure on South Sudan's warring sides as they...

UN: Three aid workers killed in militant...

UN: Three aid workers killed in militant...

Africa

Fri, Mar 2 2018

A camp for displaced people in Rann was bombed in an accidental Nigerian Air Force strike last year,...

Four Bangladeshi UN peacekeepers killed...

Four Bangladeshi UN peacekeepers killed...

Africa

Thu, Mar 1 2018

Earlier in September 2017, a similar IED killed three Bangladeshis on the very same UN peacekeeping mission...

Dubai accuses Djibouti of illegally...

Dubai accuses Djibouti of illegally...

Africa

Sat, Feb 24 2018

The United States, France, Italy, Spain, Saudi Arabia, Japan and China all have military bases in the...

45 killed in twin car-bomb blasts in...

45 killed in twin car-bomb blasts in...

World

Sat, Feb 24 2018

The bombings targeted the presidential palace and a city hotel, police said

'105 girls missing' in NE Nigeria after...

'105 girls missing' in NE Nigeria after...

Africa

Sat, Feb 24 2018

The latest attack has also raised questions about the military's repeated claims that the Islamist militants...

Five refugees killed, 20 injured, in...

Five refugees killed, 20 injured, in...

Africa

Fri, Feb 23 2018

'They started pelting stones, pieces of metal and in that 20 refugees were injured and seven police officers....

South Africa widens hunt for Zuma allies...

South Africa widens hunt for Zuma allies...

Africa

Mon, Feb 19 2018

Local media reports suggested that Zuma's son Duduzane, a business associate of the Guptas, is also among...

Ethiopia declares state of emergency...

Ethiopia declares state of emergency...

Africa

Sat, Feb 17 2018

Ethiopia is East Africa's biggest and fastest-growing economy and a Western ally in the fight against...

Three suicide bombers kill 18 in Nigeria's...

Three suicide bombers kill 18 in Nigeria's...

Africa

Sat, Feb 17 2018

Suicide bombings have continued despite repeated assertions by the government and the military since...

South Africa's Zuma resigns, forced...

South Africa's Zuma resigns, forced...

Africa

Thu, Feb 15 2018

Zuma railed against the African National Congress (ANC) for "recalling" him from office and threatening...

South African police raid Gupta home,...

South African police raid Gupta home,...

Africa

Wed, Feb 14 2018

South Africa's state broadcaster said a Gupta family member was among those detained