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Somali Football Federation denies inviting militants to join soccer league

The Somali Football Federation on Thursday denied reports that it invited the al-Shabab to take part in the ongoing football league in the east...

Petition to reject Whatsapp regulation in South Africa launched

An online petition is calling on South Africa's government to reject calls by mobile networks to regulate over-the-top (OTT) services such as WhatsApp and...

Kenyans on social media show solidarity with their fallen soldiers #IStandWithKDF

The Kenya Defence Forces on Friday deployed helicopter gunships and fighter jets in a massive counter-offensive against the Al-Shabaab after the terror group attacked...

Uganda holds historic presidential debate, without Museveni

Uganda held its first ever presidential candidates' debate Friday but veteran leader Yoweri Museveni did not attend. "Museveni shuns debate," the Daily Monitor newspaper reported,...

Gunmen attack food convoy in northern Mali killing six

Armed men attacked a food convoy in northern Mali on Friday and four attackers and two soldiers were killed, as Islamist militants step up...

Three students in Zimbabwe drown on their way to school

Three high school pupils trying to get to school drowned in a dam in Zimbabwe, reports said on Friday. The three, reportedly students at Chinehasha...

Hostages freed from the Burkina Faso hotel attack

Sixty-three hostages have been rescued, 33 of them wounded, from the Burkinabe capital's four-star Splendid hotel about two hours after the assault began and...

Burundi killings, mass graves, gang rapes denounced

The UN human rights chief voiced alarm on Friday at the spiralling violence in Burundi over "extremely disturbing" allegations of security forces gang raping...

NCHR: Interior Ministry discloses whereabouts of 118 forcibly disappeared people

The Egyptian Interior Ministry disclosed the whereabouts of 118 people who were allegedly subjected to forced disappearances in response to an inquiry by the...

Dangote to start multi-millions projects in Zimbabwe

Nigeria’s Dangote Group is set to begin operations in Zimbabwe soon. The multi-billion dollar company’s chief strategist Abdu Mukhtar, who is currently in the southern...
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