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Human remains, wreckage f-rom EgyptAir...

EGYPT’S civil aviation minister has told relatives of the passengers of the EgyptAir crash there are...

How South African women are reclaiming...

African women have worn headscarves for many years for religious, cultural reasons and even as a...

Kenyan police launch inquiry over attack...

Video appears to shows three officers taking turns to hit and kick apparently unconscious man who...

EgyptAir 804 Black Boxes Remain...

The crucial black boxes f-rom EgyptAir Flight 804 have yet to be recovered after the plane...

Oscar Pistorius legal team pushes for...

REEVA Steenkamp’s father broke down in court as he told a dramatic sentencing hearing that Oscar...

Body part and seats f-rom EgyptAir flight MS804 found, says Greece

Body part and seats f-rom EgyptAir...

Greek defence minister says debris also including suitcases discovered, but that cause of crash...

U.S. Special Forces in Somalia firefight

No U.S. troops were wounded in what quickly turned into a firefight. Ugandan troops

Europe migrant crisis: Heartbreaking...

WARNING: Graphic and distressing image A HEARTBREAKING photograph of a drowned migrant baby in the...

Nigeria’s Buhari Travels to London for...

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is traveling to London on Monday to receive treatment for an ear...

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Ramaphosa pledges to accelerate return of lands to black South Africans

  •   15/10/2018 10:16:00 PM
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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has promised to speed up the controversial land reform proposed by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) earlier this year.

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Africa’s youngest billionaire kidnapped outside luxury hotel

  •   12/10/2018 04:50:00 AM
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A motive is still unclear.

© Ludovic Marin, AFP | Rwanda's Foreign Affairs Minister, Louise Mushikiwabo, who is running for Secretary General of the International Organisation de La Francophonie (OIF), at the UN General Assembly, September 25, 2018.

France backs controversial Rwandan candidate to head Francophonie

  •   11/10/2018 03:47:00 AM
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The International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) chooses its new leader at a summit in Armenia on Thursday and Friday. But the French-backed candidacy of Rwandan foreign minister Louise Mushikiwabo has caused a great deal of controversy.

CBC.ca / Maurice Kamto, a presidential candidate for the opposition Cameron Renaissance Movement, declared he had won the country's presidential election on Monday.

Cameroon opposition candidate Kamto claims presidential poll win

  •   09/10/2018 05:25:00 AM
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Maurice Kamto, a leading opposition challenger to President Paul Biya, claimed victory on Monday in Cameroon's presidential election despite a government warning not to announce unofficial results. 

DAILY GRAPHIC / Melania Trump paid a courtesy call on the local chief Osabarimba Kwesi Atta II before visiting the fort

Melania Trump, US first lady, visits Ghana slave fort

  •   04/10/2018 12:36:00 AM
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US First Lady Melania Trump has visited a former slave fort in Ghana on the second day of her solo trip to Africa.

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Ramaphosa to UNGA: Seized South African farmlands ‘to be shared by all’

  •   27/09/2018 09:04:00 AM
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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa warned the UN General Assembly that his government is planning to implement controversial reforms to correct racially skewed land-ownership patterns.

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Chicago: Three artists challenging African-American stereotypes

  •   16/09/2018 11:03:00 AM
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Three photographers are exhibiting work that confronts the way African-Americans are often perceived in art, the workplace, and through their physical appearance.

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Algerian singer Rachid Taha dies aged 59 in Paris

  •   13/09/2018 02:46:00 AM
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Algerian-born singer Rachid Taha has died of a heart attack at home in Paris aged 59, his family said.

EPA / Hundreds were killed as security forces dispersed a sit-in at Rabaa al-Adawiya square in 2013

Egypt sentences hundreds over 2013 pro-Morsi protests

  •   08/09/2018 11:22:00 PM
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Egypt has delivered verdicts for more than 700 people over a pro-Muslim Brotherhood sit-in after President Mohammed Morsi was ousted in 2013.

TWITTER/@ABDI_ADAANI / A suicide bomber rammed a car into the district office

Somalia's capital Mogadishu hit by huge explosion

  •   02/09/2018 10:28:00 PM
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A suicide bomber has attacked a government office in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, causing a nearby school to collapse, police say.

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South Africa’s ruling ANC says land expropriation bill withdrawn for further reconsideration

  •   28/08/2018 10:00:00 PM
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A bill allowing the South African government to seize private land without compensation has been withdrawn by the Portfolio Committee on Public Works pending further study, according to the ruling African National Congress.

BBC / Congolese opponent Jean-Pierre Bemba (C), speaks to the press after applying

DRC deems candidacy of former warlord Bemba 'inadmissible'

  •   26/08/2018 01:16:00 AM
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Former warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba's candidacy in the Democratic Republic of Congo's upcoming presidential elections was deemed "inadmissible" by the country's election commission on Friday, as opposition groups cried foul.

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: Rodger Bosch/AFPSource:AFP

South Africa begins seizing white-owned farms

  •   20/08/2018 09:04:00 PM
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SOUTH Africa has targeted the first two farms for unilateral seizure after the owners refused an offer of one-tenth of the land’s value.

Colourful homes in the desirable district of Bo-Kaap, Cape Town, South Africa. Photograph: Anne-Marie Weber/Getty Images

In the Cape Town enclave that survived apartheid, the new enemy is gentrification

  •   19/08/2018 11:18:00 PM
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Picturesque Bo-Kaap was for decades the home of Muslim residents. Now, as some cash in on soaring house prices, others want to hold on to their history

Egypt internet: Sisi ratifies law tightening control over websites

Egypt internet: Sisi ratifies law tightening control over websites

  •   19/08/2018 10:40:00 AM
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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has signed a new law that tightens controls over the internet.

© Sia Kambou / AFP | Former Ivorian first lady Simone Gbagbo looks on at Abidjan's courthouse before the re-opening of her war crimes trial on October 10, 2016.

Ivory Coast announces amnesty for former first lady Simone Gbagbo

  •   07/08/2018 07:20:00 AM
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Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara on Monday announced amnesties for around 800 people, including former first lady Simone Gbagbo who is currently behind bars, in the name of national reconciliation.

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South Sudan’s Salva Kiir and main rebel group sign final power-sharing deal

  •   06/08/2018 02:08:00 AM
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South Sudanese arch-foes signed a final power-sharing deal on Sunday, aimed at ending a civil war that has killed tens of thousands of people and displaced millions in the world's youngest country.

AFP/GETTY / Mr Mnangagwa got more than 50% of the vote, avoiding a runoff poll

Zimbabwe election: Emmerson Mnangagwa wins election

  •   03/08/2018 07:19:00 AM
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President Emmerson Mnangagwa has won Zimbabwe's presidential election, according to the country's electoral commission.

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Former warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba files candidacy for DRC presidential elections

  •   03/08/2018 01:14:00 AM
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Former Congolese warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba filed his candidacy for president on Thursday ahead of December elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where Bemba returned this week after a decade in prison at the Hague.

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