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3 Jul 2015
Two rockets fired from Egypt's violence-plagued Sinai Peninsula exploded inside Israeli territory on Friday without causing casualties, a military spokesman said.
2 Jul 2015
Tanzania High Court on Thursday sentenced four men, including a witchdoctor, to death after being found guilty of abducting, killing and dismembering a 17-year-old albino boy.
2 Jul 2015
African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Zuma, has appointed outgoing Secretary General of the commission, Amb. Jean Mfasoni, Special Advisor in her Office as from 1 July 2015.
28 Jun 2015
A Cairo court Sunday sentenced to one year in jail an Egyptian female dancer who featured in a controversial music video, accusing her of inciting debauchery, a judicial official said. Reda El-Fouly was arrested in May after she appeared singing and dancing, and wearing a revealing dress, in a video that went viral on the…
28 Jun 2015
The head of Burundi's parliament on Sunday said he had fled the country on the eve of key elections following weeks of violence, denouncing the president's "illegal" third term bid. Amid international criticism of the government's defiant refusal to delay the vote, parliament head Pie Ntavyohanyuma said Sunday he had fled to Belgium due to…
28 Jun 2015
Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma said Friday he was imposing a three-week daytime curfew in the last Ebola-hit areas in a bid to curb a resurgence of the deadly virus. Koroma announced on state television he was imposing "with immediate effect a 6:00 am to 6:00 pm chiefdom-level curfew" in parts of the northwestern…
28 Jun 2015
At least three people were killed in Burundi overnight Saturday, witnesses said, as tension rises a day before key polls in the central African nation that the UN warns should be postponed. One was shot while another was killed in a grenade blast, according to witnesses. A soldier was killed by accident by a comrade…
27 Jun 2015
Two Malian soldiers died Saturday in a jihadist attack on the southwestern town of Nara, on the Mauritania border, with four Islamist fighters also killed, security sources and witnesses said.
25 Jun 2015
THE United Nations (UN) peacekeeping contingent serving in the Central African Republic (CAR) are accused of sexually abusing street children in Bangui, a UN spokesman has said.

 UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon’s, spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said the latest incident was the third case of alleged child sexual abuse involving peacekeepers in the CAR to have surfaced in recent months.
25 Jun 2015
MOZAMBIQUE and Angola this year mark four decades of independence from Portugal, with robust economic growth rates buoyed by abundant natural resources giving the southern African nations’ reason to celebrate.
19 Jun 2015
Chadian Prime Minister, Kalzeube Deubet, on Friday, said that following the recent Boko Haram attack in two suicide blasts in the capital, N'Djamena, which killed 37 people, government would commence rounding up of foreigners in that country. The premier did not give details on whom the raids would target and where. He said those detained…
17 Jun 2015
The Nigeria Union in South Africa said on Wednesday that the police in that country had pledged to protect Nigerians and other foreign nationals from xenophobic attacks.

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Four bombs ripped through minibuses and a mosque in Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people, officials said.
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The Defend Lagos Coalition, has declared support for Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, on the ban of commercial motorcycles, popularly known as Okada.
3 hours ago
The CBN says online media reports purporting the sacking of the bank’s governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, is untrue.
4 hours ago
Four governorship aspirants contesting for the ticket of the Lagos State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday withdrew from the race. Their withdrawal leaves two aspirants - Dr. Abdul-Lateef Olajide Adediran aka Jandor and Mr. Dacova Vaughan David Kolawole in the contest. Six aspirants were initially in the race to clinch the party's…
4 hours ago
Former Anambra State governor Peter Obi has resigned his membership of the People's Democratic Party (PDP). Obi dumped the PDP days before the presidential primary elections of the party. He was one of the leading presidential aspirants of the PDP alongside former vice president Atiku Abubakar, former Senate president Bukola Saraki, Rivers State governor Nyesom…