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18 killed, 20 injured as 2 car bombs explode in Mogadishu

Twin car bombs exploded in Somalia’s capital on Friday, killing 18 people and wounding 20 others, the city’s ambulance service said, and Islamist militant...

5 killed, 20 injured, in Rwanda refugee camp food protest

At least five refugees were killed and 20 injured at a camp in Rwanda after a protest over a cut in food rations turned...

Anger in Dapchi, Yobe Nigeria over kidnapped school girls

The governor of Nigeria’s Yobe state told residents of the village of Dapchi in person on Thursday that 76 of their schoolgirls who were...

21 Islamic extremists sentenced to death for planning attacks in Egypt

An Egyptian court on Thursday sentenced 21 suspected extremists to death, including 16 in absentia, on charges of bomb making and planning attacks on...

Ethiopia frees 1,500 prisoners in eastern Somali region

Ethiopia has released more than 1,500 prisoners in its eastern Somali region, government officials said on social media, days after the government declared a...

Zambia upbeat about 2018 economic prospect

The Zambian government on Thursday said the country's economic performance for 2018 was expected to remain positive supported by a stable macroeconomic environment. Minister of...

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...

Explosive kill 2 French soldiers in Mali

Two French soldiers were killed after their armoured vehicle was hit by an explosive device in Mali, the French president's office said on Wednesday. "It...

African migrants in Israel begin hunger strike over planned expulsion

Hundreds of African migrants launched a hunger strike to protest Israel's implementation of a policy to expel or indefinitely imprison them, a spokesman for...

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...