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Protesters take to Ouagadougou streets over rising cost of living.

Burkinabe unions and associations of civil society staged protests across the Burkina Faso capital, Ouagadougou on Wednesday decrying the rising cost of living. The...

World’s biggest indoor butterfly park opens in Dubai

Dubai Miracle Garden has won the Moselle Award for New Garden Experience of the Year by the Garden Tourism Awards 2015.   Home to over 45...

Survey reveals one in ten Kenyan men are abused

According to a health survey released on Wednesday at least one in 10 Kenyan men has been physically or sexually assaulted by a wife or...

Ghanaian Photography: Changing Views of Femininity

A photographer is breaking barriers and stereotypes of femininity. Nana Kofi Acquah is on a mission to change the image of women as victims...

Nigeria to shut borders ahead of regional polls

Nigeria's  Goodluck Jonathan has approved the closure of all land borders ahead of this weekend's regional elections. The same move was made before national polls...

Egypt prosecutors have pressed murder charges against 379 people

Egypt prosecutors have pressed murder charges against 379 people over the deaths of policemen and civilians during a bloody dispersal of Islamist protest camps...

University of Cape Town has voted to remove Cecil Rhodes statue

The battle of statues in South Africa continues. Cape Town University decided on Wednesday to remove a  statue of British imperialist Cecil John Rhodes which...

Kenyan Somalis March Against Al-Shabaab

Kenyan Somalis have, meanwhile, marched in the capital, Nairobi. They condemned the attack on Garissa University College, in which 148 people were killed by...

Gabon to host 2017 Africa Cup of Nations

Gabon has been awarded hosting rights for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. The tournament was initially set to take place in Libya, but...

France Declassifies Documents Regarding 1994 Rwanda Genocide

French President Francois Hollande has decided to declassify documents related to the Rwanda genocide that killed over 800,000 people in 1994, a source close...
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