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Egyptian arrested in Spain over membership to terror group

A 43-year-old Egyptian has been arrested in Spain on suspicion of belonging to an international terror organization. Spain's civil guard says the man was arrested Saturday in the central town of El Espinar near the...

Kidnapped Turkish men rescued by Nigerian police

Nigerian police on Saturday rescued two Turkish men that had been kidnapped earlier this month in the country’s southeast, a police official said. The two men who were workers at a construction company were abductred...

Mozambique increases minimum wages despite IMF Warning

Mozambique has increased the minimum pay levels for workers including government employees amid warnings from the International Monetary Fund to have the country keep its wage bill under control. The Southern African nation is said...

American Airlines attendant hits mum carrying young twins

In a second incident this month involving air travel, a female passenger was hit by an American Airlines flight attendant while carrying her twins before being taken off the plane. Reports indicate that the woman...

UNHCR: 11,000 Congolese seek refuge in neighboring Angola

The United Nations Refugee agency says the ongoing violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Kasai region, has led to thousands of Congolese seeking refuge in neighbouring Angola. This comes amid continued political uncertainty in...

CRBC awards winners of the 2017 edition of the SGR photography competition

China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC), the contractor for the Standard Gauge Railway, has presented awards to the winners of the SGR photography competition 2017 edition. The 2017 edition, an artistic project to nurture creativity...

Oscar award winner Lupita Nyong’o backs her dad’s political bid

Oscar award winning Kenyan actor Lupita Nyong’o has waded into her country’s murky politics ahead of the August general elections, drumming up support for her father’s gubernatorial bid. Lupita’s dad, Anyang' Nyong'o, is the current...

Kenyan forces in Somalia say 52 Al-Shabaab fighters killed in attack

Kenyan troops killed 52 Al-Shabaab fighters in an attack on the militants’ camp in southern Somalia on Friday, a military spokesman said. A spokesman for the Kenya Defence Forces, Colonel Joseph Owuoth, said the incident...

WFP says food shipment denied entry into Burundi

The United Nations World Food Program says a food shipment meant to feed around 112,000 Burundians suffering of hunger has been stopped at the Burundi border. Spokeswoman Challiss McDonough on Friday said the shipment was...

Cause of tragic accident that killed 19 school children in South Africa

A minibus crashed on Friday near the South African capital, Pretoria, killing at least 19 school children and a driver, the worst tragedy in the country involving school children, in years. The children died after...