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Mauritanians Head to the Presidential Polls

It's Election Day in Mauritania. President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, is seeking a new term. The former general has been leading the country since...

Deadly Ebola Outbreak Still spreading in West Africa

Medicins Sans Frontieres in West Africa have warned that the ravaging Ebola outbreak is "unprecedented". The medical group's resources in dealing with the outbreak...

23rd African Union Summit Opens

The 23rd African Union Summit opened on Friday at the Equatorial Guinea capital, Malabo. The summit's theme is Agriculture and Food Security the main...

Sunfunder Initiative Aims to Light up Rural areas in Uganda

A U.S company, Sunfunder, is providing loans to high impact solar projects in East Africa. Its end goal is to have thousands of people...

Illegal Construction along the Nile Delta

Egypt will destroy all illegally erected buildings along the Nile and its tributaries. That's according to the country's Water and Irrigation Ministry, in order...

Refugee Numbers On The Highest Level Since World War 2

There is a worrying spike in the number of refugees across the globe. The United Nations High Commission for refugees is reporting that refugee...

Gov’t Deploys Heavy Security at Mpeketoni

Kenya's police chief is urging the people of Mpeketoni to get on with their lives.Inspector General David Kimaiyo says security has been beefed up...

Zimbabwe – European Union Ties Warning Up

The European Union's ambassador to Zimbabwe has dismissed claims of a leadership crisis in the southern African country. Aldo Dell'Ariccia says Robert Mugabe remains...

U.S. Congress to Consider Global Counter-Terrorism Fund

U.S President Barack Obama has proposed a five billion dollar "Counterterrorism Partnership Fund" to address emerging and evolving terrorism threats around the world. The...

Security Analysts say Kenya needs to Change Tactics

The attacks also have put the spotlight back on the quality of Kenya's security services. Survivors from Mpeketoni have told how their calls for...
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