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Pirates in Nigeria release Russian, Ukrainian sailors

Pirates in Nigeria have released seven Russian and one Ukrainian sailors that have been in captivity since last month when they were captured on...

Burkina Faso Protesters Set Parliament on Fire

Thousands of protesters marched on Burkina Faso's presidential palace after burning the parliament building and ransacking state television offices on Thursday. President Blaise Compaore...

At least 166 million children globally remain unrecorded

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says one-quarter of the world's children are not registered when they're born, leaving them vulnerable and “invisible”. This despite the number of...

Construction begins soon on first Kampala flyover project

Plans to reduce traffic congestion in Kampala and ease the strain on its road infrastructure were boosted when President Yoweri Museveni’s flagged off the...

Angolans in Rwanda prepare to celebrate independence

Angolans in Rwanda are preparing to celebrate their national independence on Monday next week. The Angolan independence is a national holiday that is marked by...

Thousands gather in Morocco to celebrate nomadic culture

People have been gathering from all across the Sahel region for one of Morocco's most famous events. The Nomad Festival has been going for 14...

South Africa confirms one of it soldiers killed in the DRC...

The South African military has confirmed the death of one of its soldiers who was part of the UN peacekeeping force in Eastern Democratic...

Heads of states from Angola, S. Africa, EAC to hold talks...

Heads of state from Angola and South Africa will be in Tanzania on Sunday where they are set to join their counterparts from the...

At least 24 killed by militiamen in northeast of DRC

At least 24 people were killed in an attack by militiamen in a village in the province of Ituri in the northeast of the...

Mogadishu stadium to be repaired after damage by Somalia’s civil war

Somalia's Minister of Youth is seeking the assistance and expertise of the Government of China to uplift the standards of the sport in the...
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