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UNICEF: Humanitarian need in Uganda is growing

The United Nations Children's Fund-UNICEF warns it may not be able to provide humanitarian support to South Sudanese refugees living in Uganda if its 36 million dollar appeal is not met. UNICEF'S chief of...

More police dispatched to hot spots of xenophobia attacks in S. Africa

(Xinhua) -- More police officers have been dispatched to hot spots of xenophobia attacks in South Africa to bring the situation under control, authorities said on Sunday. This came after different areas around Durban in...

Athletics Kenya suspends foreign agents

Athletics Kenya has suspended Rosa Associate and Volare Sports for six months pending investigations into doping. There are however fears that the move could hurt the careers of famous elite athletes under the Italian and...

World Bank group President is set to announce ways of rebuilding three west African...

World Bank Group President is set to announce ways of rebuilding the economies of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. The three West African nations were hard hit by the Ebola outbreak. Jim Yong Kim said the...

Yemen’s PM sworn in as vice president in exile

Yemen's Prime Minister, Khaled Bahah has been sworn in as vice president at the country's embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Bahah took the oath in front of exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, a day after...

Malala condemns Nigeria, world leaders over failure to rescue abducted girls

Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai on Monday criticised Nigerian and world leaders for not doing enough to help free 219 schoolgirls kidnapped a year ago by Boko Haram militants. “In my opinion, Nigerian leaders and...

Actor Desmond Elliot Wins Parliamentary Seat

Nollywood star, Desmond Elliot, of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday polled 23,141 votes at the Surulere state constituency l to emerge winner. Mr Bayo Smith, of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) came second...

Second attack targeting an embassy takes place in Tripoli

A second attack targeting an embassy in Tripoli has taken place. An explosion took place early Monday at the gates of the Moroccan Embassy. Libyan officials say the explosion caused by a car bomb caused...

French ‘Spiderman’ climbs 75-storey building in Dubai

  The French Spiderman has struck again. Alain Robert is known for clambering some of the world's highest buildings. And at the weekend, he scaled the 75-storey heights of  one of Dubai's tallest skyscraper, relying on...

Four killed as South Africans loot immigrants’ shops

Four people were killed and shops were looted and burnt as violence between residents and foreign nationals escalated in Durban. Those killed include an Ethiopian, whose shop was petrol bombed last week, an African immigrant...