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Kenyans say UK stole their land for tea, push for UN inquiry

Kibore Cheruiyot Ngasura was just a small boy when his family was violently expelled from their ancestral land in Kenya's lush tea-growing western highlands by British colonisers, and banished never to return.Eighty-five years later he still bristles at the...

Kidnap victim says Kenyan convicted for the case is ‘innocent’

A British woman kidnapped by Somali pirates believes the man convicted in connection with the case is innocent.Jude Tebbutt and her husband David were attacked while on holiday in Kenya in 2011...

Prince Charles and wife set for 9-day West Africa visit

The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, will arrive in The Gambia later today, for the start of a nine-day tour of West Africa. The royal couple will...

Why Prince William is eager to return to Kenya

Prince William will visit Kenya later this month to scale up the fight against poaching in order to save endangered wildlife species, British newspapers have reported.A three country tour of Africa will...

Ghanaian born ex-UBS trader who lost £1.4bn faces deportation from UK

Kweku Adoboli, a former trader convicted of fraud in 2012, is facing deportation to Ghana, after being detained by police in Scotland.He served four years of a seven-year sentence for a £1.4bn...

Tunisian Interior Minister says will respond to British query over Sousse attack

Faced with British suspicion on a "chaotic" police intervention in the attack of Sousse, east of Tunisia, in 2015, Tunisian Interior Minister Hedi Majdoub said Wednesday that his department "will respond at the appropriate time." "Every accusation must impose...

British enquiry accuse Tunisia security forces during 2015 beach attack of cowardice

The 30 British victims of a shooting at a hotel in Tunisia were unlawful killed, a UK inquiry found on Tuesday, with the judge severely critical of "cowardly" local security forces but not concluding that neglect had caused the...
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Guinea-Bissau to recount votes just days before inauguration

Guinea-Bissau’s National Electoral Commission is to recount the votes from the second round of the presidential election that took place on 29 December.The commission...

Malawi parliament sets new date for fresh elections after annulment

Malawi parliament passed a law that sets 19 May 2020 as the date for fresh presidential elections, this follows the order of the court...

Erdogan says 2 Turkish troops killed in Libya

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday two Turkish troops were killed in Libya where they back the internationally-recognized government in the north African state’s...

Tanzanian journalist freed after pleading guilty to economic crimes

Tanzanian journalist Erick Kabendera, who was held in jail for seven months in a case that prompted international concern, was freed on Tuesday after...