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3 journalists injured by gunfire at Nigeria political rally, CPJ demands probe

JOHANNESBURG, January 11 - Nigerian authorities should rigorously investigate violence at a political rally in Lagos earlier this week during which at least three...

Three reported dead in Al Shabaab attack on Nairobi hotel as people urged to...

JOHANNESBURG, January 15 - At least three people have reportedly been killed in an ongoing attack, claimed by militant group Al Shabaab, on the...

“We are a capable Nation”-Malawi President Mutharika’s New Year message

NEW YEAR MESSAGE BY PRESIDENT PETER MUTHARIKA ‘We are a capable Nation’ Fellow Malawians Once again, the New Year is upon us. I wish you all Malawians...

UNDP describes the current situation in Libya as “catastrophic”

JOHANNESBURG, January 14 - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Achim Steiner has described the current situation in Libya as catastrophic as a...

Militants kill cleric and 14 others in Somalia in car bomb and gun attack

By Abdi Sheikh and Feisal Omar ...

US deploys troops to neighbouring Gabon as DRC election tensions continue

JOHANNESBURG, January 7 – The United States has deployed extra military personnel to Gabon as tension remains in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)...

42 feared dead after bus burns in Zimbabwe

HARARE, November 16 - Forty-two people are feared dead after a bus headed for South Africa caught fire along the Beitbridge-Bulawayo road in Zimbabwe. National...

Kenya releases new look currency

JOHANNESBURG, December 12 – Kenya has released new banknotes and coins with their public circulation to begin on Wednesday. The new currency also sports...

Why is Ouagadougou increasingly being targeted in militant attacks?

ABIDJAN, IVORY COAST, March 9 (ANA/News-Decoder) – An attack by Islamist extremists on Burkina Faso’s capital earlier this month underscores growing security concerns in...

MDC Alliance’s Biti pleads not guilty in Harare court

HARARE, December 10 - The trial of Zimbabwe's opposition party the MDC Alliance's deputy national chairperson Tendai Biti commenced on Monday with the 53-year-old...


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