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Morocco sentences three to death for murder of 2019-07-18 11:51:46Three Islamic State group supporters were sentenced to death by a court in Morocco on Thursday over the beheadings of two Scandinavian women on a hiki

WHO declares DR Congo's Ebola epidemic a 'public 2019-07-17 17:59:48The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of internationa

Sudan's military, protesters sign political accord as part 2019-07-17 03:52:49Sudan’s ruling military council and an opposition alliance signed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leadi

Johnny Clegg, South Africa’s 'White Zulu' rocker, dies 2019-07-16 15:47:18South African rocker Johnny Clegg, whose best-known songs included one dedicated to the imprisoned Nelson Mandela, was beloved at home and abroad for

First patient diagnosed with Ebola in Congolese city 2019-07-16 03:28:28Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo have appealed for calm after an evangelical preacher died of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma, the first

Zuma slams ‘character assassination’ plots at graft hearing 2019-07-15 11:43:59Former South African President Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that he was the victim of conspiracies, character assassination and plot

DR Congo confirms first Ebola case in Goma 2019-07-14 21:51:03The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in eastern DR Congo last

Sudan activists call for 'justice' for killed protesters 2019-07-13 10:24:45Hundreds of Sudanese protesters rallied across three cities Saturday to mourn dozens of demonstrators killed in a brutal raid on a Khartoum sit-in las

Algeria popular movement remains ‘strong’ – but fears 2019-07-13 09:44:35Protesters took to the streets in Algeria for the 21st consecutive week on Friday. Activists and experts say the popular movement is still determined

Dozens killed in all-night hotel siege in Somalia's 2019-07-13 05:06:04Somali forces Saturday morning ended an all-night siege on a hotel in the southern port city of Kismayo that killed at least 26 people, including a pr

Wrong Eritrean man arrested in Italy for being 2019-07-12 15:12:59A court in Palermo, Sicily, ruled Friday that the wrong Eritrean man was arrested and tried as a migrant smuggling kingpin and ordered him released fr

Somali security forces end deadly Shabaab attack on 2019-07-12 13:59:02Somalia's security forces on Saturday ended an overnight attack by the al Shabaab Islamist militant group on a hotel in the southern port city of Kis

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Six missing after suspected Islamists attack aid convoy 2019-07-19 12:31:21MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Six people are missing following an attack on an aid convoy in northeast Nigeria, an international aid organisation sai

Cameroon conservationists heal endangered African grey parrots 2019-07-19 11:59:21LIMBE, Cameroon (Reuters) - Conservationists in Cameroon are trying to save the endangered African grey parrot, one of the world's most trafficked an

NGO says staff member, five others, missing after 2019-07-19 10:40:48ABUJA (Reuters) - One Action Against Hunger staff member, two drivers and three other health workers are missing after an attack on a convoy in northe

Unrest over autonomy bid kills four in Ethiopia's 2019-07-19 10:23:29ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Four protesters died of gunshot wounds suffered in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists seeking a new auton

South Africa’s Zuma threatens ANC enemies after graft 2019-07-19 10:10:30JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African president Jacob Zuma threatened enemies in his ruling African National Congress (ANC) party on Friday, a

WHO says investigators conclude Ebola victim did not 2019-07-19 08:00:20GENEVA (Reuters) - A Congolese woman who may have spread the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda did not go to Rwanda or the Congolese city of Goma while con

S.Africa's graft watchdog finds Ramaphosa deliberately misled parliament 2019-07-19 07:52:48JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa had "deliberately misled" parliament

South Africa's Zuma agrees to continue giving evidence 2019-07-19 07:38:30JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African president Jacob Zuma agreed to continue giving evidence at a corruption inquiry on Friday, withdrawing a

Army pulls out of violent Cape Town suburbs 2019-07-19 06:54:02CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South African soldiers pulled out of gang-ridden suburbs of Cape Town on Friday after a brief show of force, leaving residents u

South Africa's Zuma will not participate further in 2019-07-19 04:34:46JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A lawyer for former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Friday that Zuma would not take part in t

Protesters take to streets to declare new Ethiopia 2019-07-18 10:28:56HAWASSA/ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (Reuters) - A political party representing some of Ethiopia's ethnic Sidama people said on Thursday it would postpone p

Congo Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and 2019-07-18 10:26:51GENEVA (Reuters) - A fishmonger who died of Ebola this week probably carried the virus from Congo into both Rwanda and Uganda, the World Health Organi

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Tanzania: Three More New Aircraft Coming, Magufuli Reveals 2019-07-19 13:25:01[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli yesterday said the government will purchase three more aircraft for the national carrier Air Tanzania

Tanzania: Govt Set to Issue E-Title Deeds 2019-07-19 12:52:15[Daily News] IN a bid to facilitate service delivery and the legalisation of informal settlements, the government will from next year start issuing el

Tanzania: Tira Urged to Address Insurance Sector Challenges 2019-07-19 12:51:58[Daily News] THE government has urged Tanzania Insurance Regulatory Authority (TIRA), to address insurance sector challenges and make services more ac

Nigeria: Govt to Sanction Oil Firms for Non-Submission 2019-07-19 11:58:49[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Federal Government, through the Department of Petroleum Resources, yesterday, said it will sanction any of the 48 crude oil p

Zimbabwe: Power Blackouts Force Firms to Shut Down 2019-07-19 11:48:01[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe's economy could grind to a halt if power outages gripping the nation persist as production plunges, exports decline,

Zimbabwe: Harare Cancels U.S.$134 Million Waste-to-Energy Project 2019-07-19 11:37:48[Zimbabwe Independent] Harare City Council (HCC) has terminated a memorandum of understanding (MoU) it signed with Dutch company Integrated Energy BV

Nigeria: Nigeria Woos Foreign Investors At Forum in 2019-07-19 11:13:43[Daily Trust] Beijing -Nigeria has urged foreign businesses interested in Africa to look towards the investment opportunities that abound in the count

Mozambique: Airport Company Urged to Renegotiate Debts 2019-07-19 11:08:07[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican Transport Minister Carlos Mesquita on Thursday urged the country's publicly owned airports company, ADM, to continue negotia

Liberia: Cocoa Farmers Call for Plain Levelled Field 2019-07-19 10:28:22[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Cocoa farmers in Liberia have expressed their unhappiness with new policies being introduced by the Liberia Agriculture Co

Nigeria: Allianz Nigeria to Insure Germans in Nigeria 2019-07-19 07:52:52[This Day] Allianz Nigeria, a branch of the Germany-based global insurance giant, Allianz, has entered into a strategic partnership to provide insuran

South Africa: Supreme Court of Appeal Closes Another 2019-07-19 06:37:13[groundWork] On 9 July 2019, the President of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) dismissed Atha's latest attempt to appeal the High Court's decision

Zimbabwe: Central Bank Explains Reforms to Churches 2019-07-19 05:56:37[The Herald] Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr John Mangudya yesterday met church organisations, under the banner of the Zimbabwe Amalgamated Churc

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