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16 soldiers killed in attacks in Sinai

In yet another terror attack on the African continent, at least 5 soldiers have been killed in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula, following two ambushes...

Al Shabaab attacks Kenyan University, takes students hostage

The attack on Garissa University began at around 5:00am local time (02:00 GMT) when students were preparing to go for their morning prayers. The who...

Garissa University Attack :Al Shabaab claims responsibility

The Somali militant Group Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack on the Garissa University College, in Garissa town close to the border...

Buhari vows to tackle Boko Haram

Nigeria's president elect Muhammadu Buhari, has issued a warning to Boko Haram saying they saying he will focus on getting rid of the militant...

Gunmen attack Kenya University compound

Two security guards were reportedly killed after gunmen attacked Garissa University College in North Eastern Kenya near the Kenya Somalia border. Media sources say 14...

Brazilian priest suspended for nude selfie

A Brazilian priest known for conservative views on moral issues and disapproving in his sermons of kissing and sex has been suspended for sending...

New Zealand cricketer Daniel Vettori retires

New Zealand left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori confirmed his retirement from international cricket upon the team's return from the World Cup.  The 36-year-old former captain...

China and Uganda presidents pledge further cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping has held talks  Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni in Beijing. The two leaders highly praised the two nations' cooperation, and agreed...

South Sudan rejects Troika members at talks

South Sudan has rejected a proposal by IGAD, the regional bloc leading peace talks, to include members of the troika countries as mediators in...

The World’s oldest person, Misao Okawa dies in Japan

Misao Okawa the woman who has been named as the oldest person alive in the Guinness Book of world records has died at the...
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