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‘We will rule forever,’ Tanzania’s Magufuli boasts

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has said his party will be "in power forever, for eternity", according to a report by news agency AFP. Mr Magufuli's...

Egypt approves new social media laws ‘to curb dissent’

Egypt's parliament has approved a tough new law to regulate social media, raising fears that it could curb dissent against President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi's...

Eritrea reopens embassy in Ethiopia

Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki reopened his country's embassy in Ethiopia on Monday, the latest in a series of dizzying peace moves after two decades...

Eight migrants suffocate to death in a lorry container in Libya

Eight migrants, locked in an abandoned lorry container in Libya’s western city of Zuwara, have suffocated to death, according to officials there. Six children, one...

AFP says Nigeria army ‘wants to be sole news source’

The news agency AFP stands by its report that a second jihadist attack on Nigerian troops in as many days was even more deadly...

Tunisia’s president asks PM should quit if crisis persists

Tunisia’s president called on Sunday for Prime Minister Youssef Chahed to step down or seek a confidence quote if the country’s political and economic...

UN says Algeria resumes deadly migrant expulsions in desert

Algeria's government has resumed expelling migrants into the Sahara Desert to die, leaving 391 people to wander through some of the world's most hostile...

Young Nubians revive dream of returning to land in Egypt

The world of their parents and grandparents was turned upside down more than 50 years ago when they were evacuated from villages along the...

Dozens of Nigerian troops missing after Boko Haram attack

Twenty-three Nigerian soldiers are missing after Boko Haram jihadists ambushed a convoy in the remote northeast of the country, said military and civilian vigilante...

Lawyers battle to free teen jailed for killing ‘rapist’ husband

Lawyers for the Sudanese teenager who killed her husband after he allegedly raped her have filed an appeal in the Supreme Court to demand...