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Bandit attack leaves 5 dead in northwest Kenya

Five people were on Tuesday afternoon killed and four others injured in a fierce gun battle between cattle raiders and herders at the troubled...

Singapore to tighten coronavirus restrictions again as cases rise

Singapore will tighten social restrictions from July 22, including halting restaurant dining and banning gatherings of more than two people, its health ministry said...

Two Athletes Test Positive for Covid-19 in Olympic Village: Officials

Two athletes have become the first to test positive for the coronavirus in the Tokyo Olympic Village, officials said on Sunday, just days before...

Flood death toll rises to 156 in Germany, 183 for Europe:...

The death toll from devastating floods in Germany reached 156 in Germany, police said Sunday morning, bringing the total to at least 183 fatalities...

Clean-up operations start in S. Africa’s Gauteng as calm returns

Clean-up operations have begun in areas previously gripped by unrest in Gauteng, South Africa, as calm returned after days of looting and arson. Some political...

Gambia to reinforce COVID-19 regulations as third wave hits

All COVID-19 regulations passed in March will be fully implemented as of Saturday, the Gambian government announced Thursday as the third wave hits the...

Botswana’s inflation continues to rise

Botswana's annual inflation rate remains above the central bank's short to medium term target of 3 to 6 percent, parastatal statistical organization Statistics Botswana...

South Sudan calls for speedy allocation of funds to save peace...

South Sudan's First Vice President Riek Machar on Thursday called on President Salva Kiir to speed up the allocation of funds to critical institutions...

Nigerian military kills scores of Boko Haram militants in anti-terror operations:...

Nigerian military on Thursday confirmed that scores of Boko Haram militants were killed in recent anti-terror operations aimed at further degrading the operational capabilities...

Antarctic leopard seal makes rare appearance in South Africa

An Antarctic leopard seal, which usually inhabits waters surrounding the Antarctica, came ashore Wednesday at Kommetjie area in Cape Town, the southwestern tip of...
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