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MH370: Families want plane found for true closure

It might have been expected to bring some closure for the families of those who disappeared on board flight MH370. But for many people the announcement by the Malaysian prime minister has just raised...

Kenya deports two Indian doctors over illegal medical practice

Two Indians were on Monday deported after they were charged with two counts of illegal medical practice and being in Kenya illegally, local Business Daily reports. The two, Atul Arora and Shyam Singh were arrested...

Somalia establishes army to take over fight against al-Shabaab

Somalia, with the aid of the international community has reportedly put together a 20,000-strong Somali national army, which is expected to take over the fight against Islamist militia group al-Shabaab when the Kenya Defence...

Nigeria’s 2Face fronts economy protest march next week

Nigerian Afro-Pop artist 2Face called on his fans Tuesday to march next week against the government and its handling of the country's economic crisis. In a video on his Facebook account, which racked up more...

Zimbabwe court grants bail to U.S. citizen charged with subversion

Zimbabwe's high court judge said on thursday that the state’s case against a U.S. citizen charged with trying to subvert President Robert Mugabe’s government lacked facts and ordered that she be granted bail. Martha O‘Donovan...

National dialogue participants propose unity government in Sudan

Sudan's parliament has received a draft constitution. It provides for the formation of a new national unity government. The draft also includes the new post of Prime Minister in the country. Should it pass, it...

Zimbabwe: Dog owners hit by the biting economy

Zimbabwe's small group of dog enthusiasts is keeping an old tradition alive. The German shepherd dog society, one of the few remain dog clubs in the country, is still training dogs and their owners and...

Ethiopia building its own satellite to reduce reliance on foreign telecoms

The Ethiopian government announced in January that it will launch a Chinese-built civilian satellite within the next five years to reduce its reliance on foreign telecoms, reports the Economist The satellite is designed to Ethiopian...

Police identify election violence hotspots in Nairobi

10 areas in Nairobi, where security officials suspect political violence is likely to occur during and after the elections, have been revealed by Nairobi Police Commander Japheth Koome. According to local media, the hotspots include...

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi continues Asia tour with presidential summit in Seoul

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrived in Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday at the start of a three-day visit to enhance bilateral cooperation and promote investment. The trip to Korea is a continuation of Sisi's tour...