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White rhino calves born after the largest-ever single translocation to Rwanda

Rwanda's Akagera National Park witnessed the birth of White rhino calves after the largest single rhino translocation ever undertaken last year. The birth of the calves...

French President sees progress between Rwanda, DR Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo President, and his counterparts from France, and Rwanda met on Wednesday over the tensions that have flared in recent...

27 al-Shabab militants killed in Somali airstrike

The U.S. military said Wednesday that it had killed 27 fighters from the al-Shabab militant group in an air strike in Somalia's central Hiran...

World should attend to marginalized: South African minister

South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Naledi Pandor, said Wednesday that the world should prioritize attending to the needs of the marginalized...

Tanzania issues alert over Ebola after new outbreak reported in Uganda

Tanzanian health authorities on Wednesday issued an alert over Ebola, a day after authorities in Uganda declared an outbreak of the deadly illness in...

Ghana records 4.8 percent GDP growth in Q2

Ghana recorded a 4.8 percent expansion in its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) during the second quarter (Q2) this year, according to data released by...

Tunisian judge postpones case against opposition leader

A Tunisian judge on Wednesday put off a terrorism hearing against the main opposition leader Rached Ghannouchi until November, and said he would not...

Senegal President urges world against dragging Africa into “new cold war”

Senegalese President Macky Sall on Tuesday urged the international community not to drag Africa into another cold war, but rather seek the continent for...

Equatorial Guinea abolishes death penalty

Equatorial Guinea has abolished the death penalty, state television announced on Monday citing a new law signed by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. Capital punishment...

Chad death toll in clashes between herders and farmers rises to...

Nineteen people were killed in fighting between herders and farmers in southern Chad earlier this month, according to a new toll released on Tuesday...