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Kenyan artist turns rubbish into art

A Kenyan artist living in one of the country's poorest slums is making a splash on the international art scene with his pieces made...

Investigators “90 percent sure” bomb downed Russian flight in Egypt

Investigators of the Russian plane crash in Egypt are "90 percent sure" the noise heard in the final second of a cockpit recording was...

Senegal in shock after Lamine Diack charged with corruption

The people of Senegal have expressed shock and dismay at the corruption allegations surrounding the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations...

Young and upcoming film makers show casing their talent in Johannesburg

In South Africa, Discop Africa has just ended. The event attracts hundreds of young filmmakers from across Africa - so they can showcase their...

Uganda elections 2016: Candidates step up campaigns on social media

In Uganda, candidates for next year's elections have been stepping up campaigns on social media. They're taking full advantage of those platforms to reach...

Sierra Leone declared Ebola free

The UN health agency said today Ebola-ravaged Sierra Leone had beaten an 18-month outbreak that killed almost 4,000 of its people and plunged the...

UN: Children massacred in South Sudan battles

Dozens of children have been killed in fighting in South Sudan, where battles rage despite political deals to end almost two years of civil...

No emergency evacuation for 80 000 Russians still in Egypt –...

Nearly 80 000 Russians are currently vacationing in Egypt, but there will be no emergency evacuation, with tourists set to return home when they...

Over 90 000 hit by Somalia floods

Over 90 000 people in war-torn southern Somalia have been hit by weeks of severe flooding, almost half of them forced from their homes,...

Hundreds more UK travellers stuck in Egypt

Hundreds of British holidaymakers stranded in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh were hoping to return home on Saturday after a handful of flights...
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