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At least six killed as Somalia security forces put out prison...

At least six prisoners were killed and another six injured when Somali security forces beat back an uprising in Mogadishu’s central prison on Monday,...

Anxious Mauritians use hair to stem Japanese ship’s oil spill

Mauritians are making floating booms of human hair and leaves in a round-the-clock scramble to mop up oil leaking from a grounded Japanese ship...

Namibia to auction fishing quota to raise money for COVID-19 medicines

The Namibian government will for the first time auction its 60% share of the country’s annual horse mackerel and hake output to the highest...

Al-Shabab inmates fight security officers inside prison in Somali capital

A fierce gunfire was heard inside the main prison in Mogadishu on Monday afternoon after al-Shabab inmates exchanged gunfire with security officers inside the...

Global coronavirus cases top 20 million, doubling in 45 days

The number of coronavirus cases topped 20 million on Tuesday, more than half of them from the U.S., India and Brazil. Health officials believe the...

UNICEF hails Tanzania’s simplified birth registration system for children

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Monday hailed Tanzania's new simplified birth registration system for under-five children saying the system will help more...

Kenya extinguishes fire at wildlife sanctuary

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said on Monday that an inter-agency security team had managed to extinguish the fire that had been razing vegetation at...

Ethiopia commends Chinese tech firm ByteDance’s COVID-19 medical supplies donation

Ethiopian Minister of Heath, Lia Tadesse on Monday commended Chinese tech firm ByteDance for donating COVID-19 medical supplies. Tadesse made the remark during a ceremony...

21 killed, 16 injured in torrential rains in Sudan

The recent torrential rains across Sudan have left 21 killed and 16 others injured, the Sudanese authorities said Monday. The rainy season this year has...

Gunmen kill 13 in central Nigeria attack

Thirteen people were killed early Monday in a shooting spree by some unknown gunmen in Nigeria's north-central state of Benue, the police said. State police...
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