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Nigeria’s disasters agency says 100 people killed in floods across 10 states

ABUJA (Reuters) - Floods in much of central and southern Nigeria have killed 100 people across 10 states, the country's emergency and disasters agency...

Nigeria imposes curfew as 70 die in escalating communal clashes

BAUCHI, Nigeria, June 24 (Reuters) - Nigeria imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Sunday in central Plateau state after least 70 people died in communal...

Kenya economic growth to be curbed by new tax on fuel -industry

NAIROBI - Kenya's economic growth momentum for this year could be snuffed out if a widely unpopular 16 percent Value Added Tax on fuel...

Ghosts of past massacres haunt Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa before election

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa's bid to seal his position in a July 30 election is meant to mark a break with...

Davido releases locations, dates for `30bn Africa tour’

Abuja, February 22 - (NAN) David Adeleke a.k.a Davido, has released dates for his latest “30 billion Africa tour, ” after expressing excitement on...

Congo’s Kabila says election on track but stays mum on own future

KINSHASA - Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila said in a speech on Thursday that a presidential election in December would go ahead...

Congo opposition leader Bemba to return next week for presidential bid

DAKAR - Congolese opposition leader and former warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba, whose war crimes convictions were quashed in May, will return to the country next...

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...

20 years after al Qaeda’s first big attack, Kenyans still bear scars

NAIROBI - Just after 10:30 on a sunny August morning in downtown Nairobi, 48-year-old Ali Mwadama was walking toward a bank opposite the U.S. embassy,...

Kenyan police investigating school staff members over rape allegations

JOHANNESBURG, June 5 – Kenyan police are investigating eight staff members, including six teachers, at Moi Girls High School in the capital Nairobi following...

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