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Monthly Archives: June, 2018

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa blames Mugabe loyalists for blast

Zimbabwe's president is blaming a group loyal to former first lady Grace Mugabe for a deadly explosion at one of his campaign rallies. In a BBC interview Wednesday, President Emmerson Mnangagwa claimed that a group that sought to replace his...

Fate of Sudanese teen Noura’s brings child marriages into spotlight

A legal battle over a teenager in Sudan who killed her husband as he tried to rape her has shone a spotlight on widespread child marriage in the African nation, campaigners said. Noura Hussein, 19, was sentenced to death in...

South Sudan rivals sign peace agreement in Khartoum

South Sudan’s president signed a peace agreement with rebels on Wednesday including a ceasefire to start in 72 hours, Sudan’s foreign minister said, but rebels rejected other parts of the deal. The agreement, made in Khartoum, the Sudanese capital, aims...

East Libyan officials say oil money will go to their central bank

East Libyan officials said on Wednesday they would send oil revenue from areas under their control to a central bank based in the east, defying pressure to return recently recaptured ports to the internationally recognized state oil firm. The comments...

Kenyan actress Lupita named in Hollywood’s Walk of Fame 2019

Oscar award winning actress Lupita Nyong'o has been named among Hollywood 2019 Walk of Fame honorees. Lupita is among the 28 honorees list that has only three black actors.The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced the Walk of Fame Class...

Group says Zuma ‘the only one’ who can unite blacks and Indians in KwaZulu-Natal

A group of religious leaders have roped in former president Jacob Zuma to lead a prayer campaign "against crime as an enemy of the economy" and to help improve race relations between black and Indian people in the province. Zuma...

Ethiopia welcomes Eritrea delegation ahead of historic talks

Ethiopia on Tuesday welcomed the first delegation of top officials from longtime rival Eritrea for the first time in two decades for peace talks, with Ethiopia's prime minister declaring that the separation between the neighbors "is shattered down." "We have...

For protest against graft Morocco hands 20 year jail term to protesters

Leaders of a Moroccan protest movement were sentenced to up to 20 years in prison late Tuesday over their roles in demonstrations that rocked the north of the country in 2016. The figurehead of the Al-Hirak al-Shaabi, or "Popular Movement",...

Moroccan fruit pickers exploited and sexually harassed in Spain

Ten women who left their children at home in Morocco to earn money picking strawberries in southern Spain have said that they were lied to, exploited and even sexually harassed. They told AFP how their seasonal jobs turned into a...

Rwanda to send all-woman peacekeeping force to South Sudan

Rwanda is set to send an all-female formed police unit for deployment in South Sudan under the UN peacekeeping mission, the Rwandan police said Tuesday. The contingent is the first female team to be sent on a foreign mission by...
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Uganda to US: Fix your own elections before lecturing us

Uganda government spokesman Ofwono Opondo, has urged the US should to "fix its own elections" rather than give "lectures"...

Stranded migrants evade Libyan coast guard to reach Europe

The February storm is unforgiving, violently shaking the humanitarian rescuers’ vessel as they try to revive a faulty engine...

Amnesty int’l say over 14 killed at religious site in CAR

Amnesty int'l report that came out Thursday says at least 14 people have been killed at a religious site...
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