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High chances of hidden chambers within Egyptian tombs

Egypt says there is a 90 percent chance that hidden chambers will be found within King Tutankhamun's tomb. The revelations are based on the preliminary...

Recent attack in Somalia suggests piracy could be making a comeback

Piracy is once more a concern off East Africa. Somali pirates recently seized a Pakistani vessel flying under the Iranian flag. The boat and 15...

Burkina Faso goes to the Ballot to elect new President

Voting has kicked off in Burkina Faso as the country elects a new president and parliament after a year in which turmoil rocked the...

Uganda initiates eco-friendly measures to combat climate change

Uganda is aggressively investing in eco-friendly initiatives to combat the effects of climate change. Authorities in the capital Kampala are busy restoring areas by planting...

S. African retailers slash prices in observance of ‘Black Friday’

The US tradition of Black Friday is starting to gain traction in other parts of the world. It happens on the day after the American...

Tunisia Identifies 3 Bomb Suspects, Offers rewards for their capture

Tunisia has identified three suspects of Tuesday’s suicide bombing that killed 12 presidential guards and has offered a financial reward for information leading to...

South Sudan begin transition to a unity government

The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission, the body stipulated by the regional bloc IGAD to oversee the implementation of South Sudan peace agreement, has...

22 Drown in Burkina Faso Bus Accident

Twenty two people reportedly drowned in a dam in Burkina Faso after a bus they were travelling in veered off the road and plunged...

Gunmen Attack UN Base in Northern Mali

Gunmen attacked and fired rockets at a United Nations peacekeeping base in Kidal, northern Mali on Saturday, causing an unspecified number of casualties, Reuters...

2 Policemen shot dead by suspected poacher

Two police officers have reportedly been shot dead by a suspected poacher in south-eastern Zimbabwe during a police raid. News24 reports that the police had...