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Guinea: Ebola Outbreak Contained

Authorities in Guinea have said they have managed to stop further spread of  the deadly Ebola virus. The number of people who have succumbed...

IGAD Drought Resilience Summit

An Intergovernmental Authority on Development, IGAD conference is underway in Kampala, Uganda. IGAD members are meeting to discuss ways of mitigating extreme weather and...

El-Sisi Resigns as Military Chief

Abdel Fattah Al Sisi's decision to run for presidency will surprise very few people since he has  been hinting for months that he would...

Kenya Orders Somali Refugees Back to Camps

The Kenyan government has ordered all refugees across the country to return to their designated camps. While issuing this directive, Interior Minister Joseph Ole...

Egypt: 529 People Sentenced to Death in Brotherhood Mass Trial

Egypt has opened another mass trial for supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi. 683 defendants face charges of murder and sabotage including  the Muslim...

CONCERNS RAISED AFTER EGYPT SENTENCES 529 PEOPLE TO DEATH

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, has termed the Egyptian mass trial of 1,200 Muslim brotherhood members to death as a gross...

AU BRANDS CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC MILITIA AS “TERRORISTS”

The African Union has branded  the Anti-Balaka militia that is targeting Muslims in the Central African Republic as “terrorists and enemy combatants”. These sentiments...

Pistorius Trial: Prosecutions End Submissions

Defence lawyers for Oscar Pistorius will begin telling his side of the story, from Friday. Prosecutors have rested their case, after more than three...

61 People Have Died in Guinea Over Ebola Attack

Countries in West Africa are on alert over the region's first known outbreak of Ebola. Sierra Leone's Health ministry said on Tuesday it was...

South Africa’s Power Reserves Running Low

Coal, gas or nuclear?  These are all options energy hungry South Africa is looking at in hopes of solving its long-term energy needs.  Right...
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