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Nigeria’s Maiduguri under curfew after Boko Haram attack

Nigeria military has imposed a curfew on the the North-eastern city of Maiduguri, following an attack by suspected Boko Haram fighters. The attack took place on Wednesday. Heavy shooting and explosions were heard on the...

Explosion heard from ship off the coast of Somalia, official says

A huge explosion was heard from a ship off the coast of Somalia's Puntland region late on Monday and flames were seen rising from what might be a foreign vessel, an official in a...

Chinese art performance staged in Rwanda to send Chinese New Year wishes

A Chinese art group on Friday staged an art performance in Rwanda's capital city Kigali, sending Chinese New Year wishes to Rwandan people and overseas Chinese. The evening gala was held at one of Rwanda's...

Jacob Zuma refuses request to resign

  Despite facing corruption allegations and pressure from African National Congress (ANC) leaders, it appears South African President Jacob Zuma is refusing to step down. He and senior members of the (ANC) held talks on Sunday...

Air Tanzania staff to get training from Ethiopian Airlines

Tanzanian flag carrier airline is set to send 28 pilots and aircraft engineers to Ethiopia to the Ethiopian Airlines institutions for capacity building according to the Daily News. Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) move to...

South Africa: Fighting Economic Threats

During the recent IMF World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington DC, South Africa's finance minister Pravin Gordhan, gave his views on the ongoing mine workers strikes and how it was costing the country millions...

Report: South Sudan no longer in famine

South Sudan is no longer classified as being in famine, a United Nations-backed food security report said on Wednesday. Even so however, the report noted that 45,000 people in Jonglei and Unity states are expected...

Kenyan lawyer who went missing found dead

The bodies of three men who disappeared after last being seen at a police station in Kenya were discovered dumped in a river on Friday. One of the men, a Kenyan lawyer who was representing...

Bomb Disposal Experts Killed In Benghazi

Two Libyan army bomb disposal experts were killed today in Leithi as they were trying to diffuse booby-trap explosives left by members of the Islamist coalition, the Benghazi Revolutionaries’ Shoura Council (BRSC). They were...

At least 56 killed in heavy fighting in South Sudan town

Heavy fighting erupted over the weekend around the South Sudanese town of Malakal, killing at least 56 people after rebels said they would try to seize the town, a military spokesman said on Sunday. Army...