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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said Sunday that an explosion in the capital Kampala that killed one person and injured five was "a terrorist act" and vowed to hunt down those responsible.
1 day ago
Six young people were killed when their horse-drawn vehicle hit an old land mine dredged up by rain in Senegal's southern Casamance region
1 day ago
Human Rights Watch called on the United Nations to pressure Mali in talks on Saturday to investigate summary executions
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Mass protests in Sudan show strong support for a civilian-led democracy, but analysts warn street demonstrations may have little impact
2 days ago
Eleven Nigerien security personnel died in an ambush against a regional prefect's motorcade near the country's border with Burkina Faso on Wednesday, the interior ministry said on Friday.
3 days ago
Hundreds of secondary school pupils demonstrated outside the Democratic Republic of Congo's parliament on Thursday, calling for lessons to resume three weeks into a teachers' strike. "We want to study," the children chanted as they stormed up the steps and into the debating chamber. Videos shared by journalists on social media showed them being met…
18 Oct
South Africa's health products regulator on Monday said it would not approve Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine due to concerns it could increase the risk of HIV infection among men. The decision was based on earlier studies testing the safety of a modified form of adenovirus -- a type of virus that causes respiratory infections…
17 Oct
Cape Verdeans began voting in presidential elections on Sunday, in a contest marked by debate over the future for the tiny west African nation battered by the Covid-driven
17 Oct
Hundreds of pro-military Sudanese protesters rallied for a second day Sunday, aggravating what Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok called the "worst and most dangerous crisis"...
16 Oct
Hundreds of Sudanese protesters took to the streets Saturday demanding the dissolution of the transitional government, saying it had failed them economically and politically. The protests came as Sudan's political scene reels from divisions among factions steering the country through a rocky transition following the April 2019 ouster of president Omar al-Bashir after mass protests…
15 Oct
South Africa will begin vaccinating children as young as 12 next week and also offer Covid-19 boosters against certain immune disorders, the health minister announced Friday. With a large youth population and the world's biggest HIV caseload, the announcement affects millions of people and marks a significant scaling up of South Africa's pandemic response. "We…
15 Oct
Kenyan villagers on Friday lynched a man believed to be a "bloodthirsty vampire" child murderer, days after the self-confessed serial killer escaped from police custody, officials said. Masten Milimo Wanjala was arrested on July 14 over the disappearance of two children, but in a chilling confession, admitted to killing at least 10 others over a…
14 Oct
Three Kenyan officers were in custody Thursday over the disappearance of a self-confessed serial killer described as a "bloodthirsty vampire", barely three months after his arrest, a senior police official said. Masten Milimo Wanjala was arrested on July 14 over the disappearance of two children but in a chilling confession, admitted to killing at least…

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