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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...

U.S Steps Up Bid to Find Joseph Kony

Uganda's military has welcomed a move by the United States to offer additional support to help in tracking wanted warlord Joseph Kony. The U.S...

Nuclear Security Summit 2014

Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed equal importance on development and nuclear security, while advocating global cooperation to make sustainable progress during the Third Nuclear...

Further Violence Sees 9 Killed in C.A.R

At least nine people have been killed in fighting in the Central African Republic's capital Bangui. The latest deaths add to a toll of...

Guinea Health Officials Dispatch Equipment to contain Ebola Outbreak

Health officials fighting an outbreak of Ebola have dispatched specialized medical equipment, imposed restrictions on funerals and sought to contain panic to prevent the...

Uganda Boat Tragedy Death Toll Rises

The death toll from Uganda's boat accident has risen to 34. Police initially reported that 19 of the 96 passengers were killed and 32...

Terror Threat Sees Schools Closed in N.Eastern Nigeria

Suspected Islamist militants detonated a bomb in a crowded marketplace in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 20 people. Nigerian security officials said the late...