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18 Aug 2015
The Yobe Government said it had rehabilitated over 300 classrooms and provided infrastructure in schools destroyed by insurgents across the state “to avoid gaps in the system". The Director of Press to the State Governor, Mr Abdullahi Bego, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Damaturu. Bego…
17 Aug 2015
At least 15 people were killed on Monday when a mini-bus plunged off a bridge, landed on rail tracks and collided with a train in eastern South Africa, an official said.
16 Aug 2015
THE African Union warned yesterday of potential “catastrophic consequences” for troubled Burundi and the wider region if rivals do not resolve political differences peacefully.
16 Aug 2015
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir headed to peace talks aimed at brokering an end to civil war Sunday, reversing an earlier decision as international threats of possible sanctions mount.
16 Aug 2015
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir will attend peace talks aimed at brokering an end to civil war, reversing an earlier decision as international threats of possible sanctions mount, the government said Sunday.
15 Aug 2015
The former head of Burundi's army during its 13-year civil war was assassinated Saturday, his family told AFP.
13 Aug 2015
Governor of Salim Mvurya, Kwale County, Kenya, said on Thursday that seven students drowned while swimming in the Indian Ocean, during an annual trip organised by their school authorities. He said no fewer than 49 other students were rescued from the sea after being hit by a tidal wave on Wednesday. The seven pupils drowned…
12 Aug 2015
Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, has criticised US President, Barrack Obama, over his remarks about African leaders' failure to respect presidential term limits and clinging to power for life.
10 Aug 2015
PRESIDENT of Egypt, AbdelFattah Al-Sisi, has called for a new African Order led by the whole of Africa, leading to increased cooperation in trade and collective action against terrorism
9 Aug 2015
Burundi's prosecutor on Sunday said the killers of a powerful general loyal to President Pierre Nkurunziza had been identified and "a certain number" had been arrested. General Adolphe Nshimirimana, widely seen as Burundi's de-facto internal security chief, was killed in a rocket attack on August 2. He was a close aide of President Nkurunziza, whose…
6 Aug 2015
The office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), on Thursday described the arrival of 116 Somali refugees from Kenya, as a new chapter in the voluntary return process.
6 Aug 2015
Egypt will on Thursday inaugurate a major expansion of the Suez Canal, with the government hoping the project would boost the country's flagging economy.

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