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Catholic bishops urge fighters in Central Africa to lay down arms

Catholic bishops in the Central African Republic have appealed to armed groups controlling swathes of the chronically unstable country to stop looting and lay...

20 killed, planes damaged, as clashes shut Mitiga airport, Tripoli

Fierce clashes broke out in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Monday, killing at least 20 people, shutting the airport, and damaging planes during what...

FIFA says banned Ghanaian ref helped betting syndicate

FIFA says it banned Joseph Lamptey for life after the Ghanaian referee took decisions during a 2018 World Cup tie ‘to make certain bets...

Tanzania, Rwanda plan railway to link the two nations

Tanzania and Rwanda on Sunday agreed to construct a 400-kilometre standard gauge railway line from Isaka to Kigali in efforts to connect Rwanda, the...
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‘Eye-bleeding fever’ outbreak confirmed in Uganda

HEALTH bosses have confirmed they are facing an outbreak of the “eye-bleeding fever” after four people died of the suspected disease in weeks. Uganda’s...

WHO warns of high cholera risk in Kinshasa

The World Health Organisation on Monday said there was a high risk of a cholera epidemic after flooding in Kinshasa, the teeming and ramshackle...

Kenya launches drugs manufacturing plant to ease imports

Kenya on Monday launched a 75 million U.S. dollar plant to manufacture essential medicine amid a drive to tame a rising import bill estimated...

Pregnant pupils arrested in Tanzania, police hunt for men responsible

Five school girls, who were impregnated, together with their parents have been arrested in Tandahimba, Tanzania, in a crack down which followed an order...