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West African News

Explosive kill 2 French soldiers in Mali

Two French soldiers were killed after their armoured vehicle was hit by an explosive device...

US sanctions Burkina Faso-based Ansarul Islam over terrorism

The United States has imposed sanctions on Burkina Faso-based Ansarul Islam, calling the militant group...

French air raid leaves at least 10 jihadists dead in Mali

French air power on Wednesday killed at least 10 jihadists in northeast Mali near the...

Chad protesters face ‘zero tolerance’ as 17 get jail terms

Fear rules over the city," said Mahamat, a resident of the Chadian capital N'Djamena for...

Liberia’s Weah orders review of concession agreements

Liberia’s new President George Weah has ordered a review of concessions entered into by previous...

Southern African News

Robbers raid police station in S.Africa killing 6

An armed gang stormed into a rural police station in South Africa on Wednesday and stole firearms in an attack that left five officers...

North & East African News

DR Congo names new interior minister amid security woes

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila appointed the head of his political party as interior minister on Tuesday to oversee security in the...

Sports

Nigeria bobsledders welcomed home in Lagos ahead of winter games

Three women set to make history by becoming the first people to represent Nigeria in the winter Olympics arrived in Africa’s most populous country...

Business & Finance

Workers evacuated from Libya’s oilfield in guards’ pay protest

Some workers at Libya’s El Feel oil field have been evacuated after guards withdrew in protest over pay, a local source from the town...
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Lifestyle, Health & Entertaiment

Ghanaian musician dies in auto crash

Three people, including budding Ghanaian musician with the stage name Ebony Reigns died early Friday in a car collision in Ghana, police have confirmed. Police...

Female genital mutilation will end if men step in: Maasai activist

Kenya could end female genital mutilation in a generation, campaigners from its conservative Maasai and Kuria communities said on Tuesday - but only if...

Plague outbreak in Madagascar revived dread of a killer

Most inhabitants of Madagascar thought the plague was a footnote of medical history until the disease dramatically returned last year, slaying more than 200...

Legendary South African Jazz musician Hugh Masekela dies at 78

Legendary South African jazz musician, Bra Hugh Masekela has died at the age of 78. According a story from Timeslive, Bra Hugh's family issued a...