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Good luck Jonathan rejects U.N troops

Nigerian president, Good luck Jonathan on Thursday told the United Nations his country would not need the help of an international force in the...

Anti immigration riots spread in Johannesburg

Police in the commercial capital Johannesburg are preparing for more trouble tonight. There've been fresh clashes today in the centre of the city. CCTV's...

Favela residents get opportunity to meet Jamaican track star Usain Bolt

Jamaican sprint gold medalist Usain Bolt visited the Olympic centre at Rio's most traditional favela, Mangueira, on Thursday, ahead of the "Mano a Mano"...

Ethiopia begins preparations for the 2015 World Athletics Championships

Countless Ethiopian long distance runners and marathon stars have started their journey to conquer the world at Ethiopia's national stadium. They can be found...

Thousands in Durban rally against Xenophobia

Several thousand South Africans took to the streets of Durban to march against xenophobia and for peace. They condemned the recent violence against foreign...

Jacob Zuma condemns violence against foreigners

South African President Jacob Zuma has strongly condemned the recent xenophobic violence in parts of the country. Zuma and members of parliament called for...

South Africa’s Olympic stars Chad & Cameron qualify for 2015 Swimming...

Olympic gold medalist Chad Le Clos admits he is concerned and disappointed with his form ahead of the World Championships set for Russia later...

Egypt to demolish NDP headquarters

The headquarters of former president Hosni Mubarak's defunct party are to be demolished. The building was torched during the uprising that toppled Mubarak four...

Concerns over pre-election violence in Burundi grow

Concerns are growing over rising tensions in Burundi ahead of parliamentary and presidential elections. At least 6,000 Burundi refugees are now known to have...

European countries struggle to deal with surge in refugees

The migrant situation in Italy is growing more desperate by the day. Almost 450 people are now thought to have died this week, as...
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