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Israeli PM Netanyahu indicted on charges of bribery and fraud

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit announced on Thursday that...

University of Ghana suspends lecturers implicated in sex-for-grades scandal

Two lecturers at the University of Ghana will face disciplinary action after an investigation commissioned by the institution found evidence that they had breached...

Tanzanian president receives honorary doctorate from Dodoma

The University of Dodoma, Tanzania's biggest public learning institution, on Thursday conferred an honorary doctorate degree to President John Magufuli in recognition of his...

South Africa has no plans to privatize Eskom debt

The South African government has ruled out the possibility of privatizing debt-ridden electricity utility Eskom blamed for constant power blackouts. The Department of Public Enterprises...

Ethio-Djibouti railway set to mark two years of service

Ethiopia and Djibouti are set to mark two years' operational anniversary of Africa's first fully-electrified transnational railway in January 2020, Ethiopia's state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting...

Zimbabwe police beat supporters in crackdown against opposition

Zimbabwe police with riot gear fired tear gas and struck people who gathered on Wednesday to hear a speech by the country’s top opposition...

CAR rebel chief held in Chad, says government

A veteran leader of one of the militias that control most of the Central Africa Republic (CAR) has been arrested in neighboring Chad, the...

Human activity threatens to wipe out a third of Africa’s tropical...

A third of plants in the tropical region of Africa are potentially threatened with extinction. Human activities, including increasing deforestation and climate change, are...

Islamic State group claims responsibility for Mali attack

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed 30 soldiers in Mali earlier this week. A statement late Wednesday asserts that...

Burna Boy concerts in South Africa canceled due to violence threat

Two concerts in South Africa expected to feature Nigerian star Burna Boy have been canceled following "increasing threats of violence", a statement from the...
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