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Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari to inaugurate ministers

Nigeria is finally set to instate the new government when President Muhammadu Buhari formally assigns roles to the 36 ministerial nominees approved by Parliament. The...

Libyan army says 13 killed by terrorist

At least 13 members of Libya’s army were killed by terrorists on Tuesday, an army spokesperson is reported to have said. "Most of the soldiers...

Liberian feted for role in fighting for justice for child victims...

Liberian Abraham M. Keita is the winner of the coveted International Children’s Peace Prize 2015 for his role in fighting for justice for child...

32 MPs quit Tunisia’s ruling party Nidaa Tounes on Monday

More than 30 members of the Tunisian parliament have defected from the ruling party in a protest over what they call “meddling  by President...

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni begins campaigns ahead of next year’s polls

Campaigning has gotten under way in Uganda ahead of next year's presidential elections. Long serving Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni began the first leg of his campaign....

Egypt state TV suspends anchor for criticizing the Presidency

Egyptian state television has suspended anchor Azza AlHenawy for criticizing state officials on the Alexandria and Beheira flood deaths.  AlHenawy has been referred to...

Ethiopia: Plans underway to build on other rivers other than the...

Ethiopian Minister of Energy and Water, Mutuma Mikasa, has announced that his government is planning to build new dams on rivers other than the...

Popular Kenyan flood victim appointed El-Nino ambassador

One of Kenya’s worst hit flood victims has been appointed the Flood Preparedness Ambassador for Kenya’s Kisumu County located in the western region, to...

Egypt : Four drinking water plants break down in Alexandria

Four drinking water plants in Alexandria broke down Tuesday, as a result of the heavy rain the coastal governorate witnessed over the past week. Chairman...

Al-Shabaab releases video showing prisoners’ executions

Somali Islamist extremist group al-Shabaab has released a harrowing video showing its members executing soldiers believed to be part of the African Union troops...