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KWS treats giraffe with tumor at Lake Nakuru National park

The Kenya Wildlife Service-KWS veterinary team at Lake Nakuru national park led by Dr. Titus Kaitho is treating the Rothschild's giraffe. The animal was...

Ahmed Madobe re-elected president of Somalia’s Jubbaland region

Ahmed Mohamed Madobe Islaam was officially sworn in for his second term as President of Jubbaland, a Somali region regarded as key to East...

Kenyan widow part of UN tribute to victims of terrorism

Scars of terrorism “run deep”, and while they may fade with time, “they never disappear”. Those were some of the comforting words from United...

Yemenis in trouble as UN shuts down humanitarian programmes

The United Nations' decision to close dozens of humanitarian programs in Yemen could potentially reduce food rations for up to 12 million people with...

Brazil president blames NGOs for Amazon forest fires

Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil’s space research center...

Singer Davido predicts 100 million YouTube views for ‘Blow My Mind’

25-year-old David Adedeji Adeleke known by his stage name, Davido, has made an audacious prediction on YouTube relative to views for his new musical...

South African court rules this flag constitutes hates speech

The gratuitous display of the old Apartheid flag constitutes hate speech, the South African Equality Court ruled in Johannesburg on Wednesday. Deputy Judge President Phineas...

Somalia set for election as regional stability concerns are raised

Somalia's southern state of Jubaland is under lockdown ahead of a tense election on Thursday which has pitted regional authorities against Mogadishu and sparked...

Uganda abolishes mandatory death penalty

Parliament in Uganda has passed a law that abolishes the mandatory death penalty for certain crimes, amending four different laws that had earlier prescribed...

Nigeria marks three-year polio eradication

Nigeria on Wednesday marked three years free of endemic wild polio with health officials saying the nation’s progress in fighting the crippling viral disease...
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