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After 18 years apart, Ethiopian man finds his family in Eritrea

When Ethiopia and Eritrea went to war in 1998 and deported each other’s nationals en masse, Addisalem Hadgu thought he had nothing to worry...

28th AU Summit: Ethiopia says it is ready to host the...

Ethiopia has said it is ready to host the upcoming 28th African Union (AU) Summit which comes off in the capital, Addis Ababa. The country’s...

Zimbabwe men on high alert after reports of female rapists attacking...

The police in Zimbabwe has cautioned the male population and the public in general to be cautious of a group of women accused of...

Islamists in northeast Nigeria kill up to 30 soldiers: sources

Islamist militants have killed up to 30 soldiers in an attack on a military base in northeast Nigeria, security sources said on Saturday, in...

Chinese swimmer tests positive for hydrochlorothiazide in Rio

  Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi has failed a doping test at the Rio Olympics, the official Xinhua news agency reported Friday, citing the Chinese Swimming...

Little-known Nigerian militant group claims strike on Conoil facility

A Nigerian militant group on Sunday said it had carried out a warning strike on an oil facility owned by local energy firm Conoil...

South Africa’s economy grows 3.1 percent in Q2

South Africa's economy rose by 3.1 percent in the second quarter of 2019, a growth rate much stronger than the forecast growth of 2.4...

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe calls for return of death penalty

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has called for the return of the death penalty, after more than 50 people applied for the vacant position of...

Uganda’s Abenakyo crowned Miss World Africa

Miss Uganda Quiin Abenakyo crowned a superb performance Saturday at the Miss World finals by being named Miss World Africa. Miss Uganda Abenakyo,22, was the...

Turkey will host the first ever World Humanitarian Summit

Turkey will host the first ever World Humanitarian Summit today and tomorrow. More than 6 thousand delegates are expected to attend. They will address what...
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