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Police in South Africa arrest Nigerian cyber-crime suspect accused of swindling...

Police in South Africa have arrested a 28-year-old cyber crime suspect accused of swindling millions of dollars from U.S. citizens. James Junior Aliyu was...

Kenya, UNDP partner to launch peace campaign ahead of general elections

Kenya and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have partnered to launch a peace campaign aimed at curbing electoral violence ahead of the upcoming...

Tanzania’s Zanzibar vows to end child labor as world marks Day...

Authorities in Tanzania's Zanzibar archipelago vowed on Sunday to end child labor as they marked the World Day Against Child Labor. Mudrik Ramadhan Soraga, the...

Tunisia denies having talks with Israel to normalize ties

Tunisia denies reports it is in diplomatic talks with Israel to normalize ties, after Israeli media suggested that the countries were "in contact to...

Senegalese president says compromise still possible on Mali election dates

Senegalese President Macky Sall said Thursday he remains hopeful that a compromise can be reached with Mali’s military leaders over the timeline for restoring...

Kenya’s central bank raises interest rate to contain inflation

The Central Bank of Kenya on Monday raised its key interest rate by 50 basis points to 7.5 percent in a bid to contain...

Rwanda calls for release of soldiers being held in DRC

The Rwanda Defense Force (RDF) is calling for the release of two Rwandan soldiers being held by a Rwandan rebel group operating in the...

Zimbabwe’s court raises age of consent for sex to 18 years

Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court has ruled that the legal age of sexual consent should be increased from 16 to 18 years old. The judgment is...

Senegal health minister sacked after deadly hospital fire

Senegal’s President Macky Sall fired his health minister on Thursday as his country mourned the death of 11 newborn babies in a hospital fire...

WHO says monkeypox ‘containable’ as more countries launch limited vaccination campaigns

The World Health Organization said Tuesday that the outbreak of monkeypox cases currently sweeping countries throughout the West can be contained. The announcement comes as...