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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...

Tunisia football team and Alain Giresse part ways

Alain Giresse is out as Tunisia coach after just nine months on the job. The former France international’s departure was announced by the Tunisian Football...

Nigeria’s Buhari gives control of the budget to finance minister

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has placed budget and economic planning under the finance ministry. The move gives Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed more influence in...

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...
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