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UN chief calls for ‘green and clean’ development in Africa

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on African leaders to pursue economic growth that benefits both the people and the planet. Guterres made...

At least 10 killed in eastern DR Congo by ADF militia

At least 10 people were killed in two attacks my militants in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, sources said on Wednesday. According to UN radio...

Little progress to show for poor children as world marks Children...

On a day when the world celebrates Children Day, there have been historic gains overall for the children since the UN Convention on the...

Africa dealing with benefits and costs of rapid urbanization

Africa is presently the least urbanized continent in the world but that's expected to change over the next 30 years says population scientist, Professor...

UN-backed Libyan government condemns east-based army’s airstrikes

The UN-backed government of Libya on Tuesday condemned airstrikes carried out by the east-based army in Misurata city and the capital Tripoli. "The Presidential Council...

Kenya government demands Facebook data on Kenyan users

Facebook says on five separate occasions during the first half of 2019 that Kenyan government officials demanded private information about Kenyan users. According to the...

Sudan agrees to delay peace talks with armed groups

  The Sudanese government on Tuesday agreed to delay Thursday's peace talks with the armed groups to Dec. 10, after a request from the host...

‘Special one’ back in the EPL as Spurs coach

Tottenham Hotspur have named Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a contract that runs until the end of the 2022-23 season, the Premier...

Ethiopia’s Sidama head to the polls to vote on autonomy

Polls opened on Wednesday for Ethiopia’s Sidama people to vote on self-determination in a referendum closely watched by other ethnic groups also seeking more...

25 migrants found alive in refrigerated truck on Dutch-UK ferry

A ferry crew found 25 migrants in a refrigerated container on a boat sailing from the bus to Britain on Tuesday, emergency services said. The...
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