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20 Sep
Uganda's health ministry on Tuesday announced the country's first fatality from the highly contagious Ebola virus since 2019, declaring an outbreak in the central district of Mubende.
18 Sep
Five priests, a nun and two churchgoers were kidnapped by attackers who set fire to a church in western Cameroon, the Catholic Church said Sunday, the latest violence in an area hit by bloody conflict between anglophone separatists and the state.
18 Sep
As thousands of revellers grooved to the sounds of Uganda's sold-out Nyege Nyege music festival on the banks of the Nile, relieved organisers said an attempted "immorality" ban had only served to boost sales.
17 Sep
Senegal President Macky Sall on Saturday named a new prime minister a position he abolished in 2019 and reinstated last year after July's tense legislative elections.
15 Sep
Fuel prices in Kenya surged to record highs on Thursday after the new government slashed subsidies, piling on misery for a population already facing deep economic hardship.
14 Sep
Ten people were killed on the second day of air strikes on Ethiopia's Tigray region Wednesday, hospital officials said, in attacks that came after authorities
14 Sep
Ivory Coast on Wednesday accused Mali of "blackmail" over 46 Ivorian troops who have been detained by Bamako and called for West African leaders to discuss the crisis as soon as possible.
14 Sep
Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray was hit by an air strike on Wednesday, local officials said, it's second bombing in as many days which came shortly after authorities in the rebel-held region said they were ready for a ceasefire.
14 Sep
William Ruto has been sworn in as Kenya’s president at a ceremony in the capital, Nairobi, following his narrow election victory, last month.
13 Sep
William Ruto pledged to work for all Kenyans after he was sworn in as president at a pomp-filled ceremony on Tuesday, five weeks after his narrow victory in a bitterly-fought but largely peaceful election.
12 Sep
Somali National Army (SNA) backed by local militia dubbed Ma’awisley killed more than 100 al-Shabab militants and liberated over 20 villages during security operations carried out in two regional states on Sunday, the government said.
12 Sep
Six more bodies have been recovered off the Tunisian coast, the interior ministry said Monday, raising the death toll to 12 after a boat carrying migrants capsized last week.

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At least 19 people have died and dozens of others were hospitalised after consuming toxic alcohol from a roadside kiosk in northern Morocco, local media reported Wednesday.
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Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega on Wednesday called the Catholic Church a "perfect dictatorship" for not allowing members to elect the pope and other authority figures.
17 mins ago
Combine operation by police and other security agencies in six states bordering FCT has led to the arrest of a suspected kidnapper and the successful rescue of a victim.
58 mins ago
The British pound sank Thursday by more than one percent against the dollar after the Bank of England intervened on the bond markets to head off a fresh financial catastrophe.
1 hour ago
The multi-platinum R&B singer Kelly, who has been found guilty of sex crimes twice this year, will have to pay at least $300,000 in reparations to some of his victims, a federal judge said. U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly stated during a hearing in Brooklyn that the money will reimburse two women, going by the…