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Refugees, the face of ongoing South Sudan conflict

  She stares blankly at her three-year-old daughter, the girl says something to her, but she is lost in thoughts. At the age of 27, the internal conflict in South Sudan has forced Nyaluak Gatkoth to...

China grants economic aid to Djibouti, site of overseas military base

China on Thursday offered loans to Djibouti, the site of its first overseas military base, as the Horn of Africa state’s leader told President Xi Jinping he considered himself a great friend of the...

Civilians die after last aid agency evacuates Central African Republic town

Four patients have died and thousands are stranded without health care in an embattled Central African Republic town, after an attack forced the last charity working there to pull out. The medical charity Medecins Sans...

Ugandan force warn South Sudan rebels against recruiting Ugandans

Uganda security forces on Sunday arrested a South Sudanese army colonel on allegation of recruiting youths in the northern Uganda district into rebel ranks, Local online website, the Daily Monitor reports. The West Nile police...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe granted immunity as part of resignation deal: sources

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety would be protected in his home country as part of a deal that led to his resignation, sources close...

Facebook to open a “community hub space” in Nigeria

Facebook is set to open a “community hub space” in Nigeria next year to encourage software developers and technology entrepreneurs. The hub will host an “incubator programme” to help develop technology start-ups, while it will...

South Africa’s Ramaphosa leads in nominations for ANC leader: poll

South Africa’s Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken a lead in party nominations for the next leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), a poll showed. Ramaphosa secured the support of 65 per cent...

‘The people have spoken,’ says Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe’s new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa told a cheering crowd in Harare on Wednesday that the country was entering a new stage of democracy following Robert Mugabe’s resignation as president. Mnangagwa returned to the country on...

Rwanda offers to host 30,000 Africans abused in Libya

Rwanda is willing to host up to 30,000 African migrants suffering abuse and slave-like conditions in Libya, the foreign minister said. Louise Mushikiwabo said that Rwanda is currently in talks with the African Union Commission...

The eight days that changed the course of Zimbabwe’s history

Here is a look back at the eight days that changed Zimbabwe, the eight days that have seen the most dramatic episodes in the country's recent history. https://youtu.be/Yy1xLpPTXJk 14 November Military tanks are seen on the...