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Pope to visit DR Congo and South Sudan next year

Pope to visit DR Congo and South Sudan next year

The pope's trip to the two nations was originally planned for July of this year...

Thirty jihadist suspects killed in Mozambique - Samim

Thirty jihadist suspects killed in Mozambique - Samim

Jihadists continue to retain territory in Nangade, where they regularly target military...

Kenyans rush for state loans hours after launch

Kenyans rush for state loans hours after launch

The loan must be repaid in full within 14 days, and there will be an 8% yearly interest...

Somalia speaker to reject ‘anti-Islam’ bills on sex abuse

Somalia speaker to reject ‘anti-Islam’ bills on sex abuse

The previous measure was controversial since it dealt with married couples' sexual...

Palace row over 'what part of Africa are you from' remarks

Palace row over 'what part of Africa are you from' remarks

By the words made by Prince William's godmother, Ms. Fulani claimed to be "completely...

Nigeria to abolish English in junior school

Nigeria to abolish English in junior school

Local languages will now take center stage, however, as the education minister claims...

US has 'serious doubts' about Equatorial Guinea polls

US has 'serious doubts' about Equatorial Guinea polls

After a military takeover in 1979, President Obiang came into power. He has since...

Kenya ministers to forgo a month's pay in drought aid

Kenya ministers to forgo a month's pay in drought aid

Due to the protracted drought, millions of Kenyans are currently suffering hungry...

Nigeria police chief sentenced to three months in jail

Nigeria police chief sentenced to three months in jail

The case in question involved an officer who was fired as early as 1992, just a...

Jiang Zemin:  Chinese former leader dies aged 96

Jiang Zemin: Chinese former leader dies aged 96

Hard-line reactionaries and reformers engaged in a vicious power battle at the leadership...

Kenyan court halts lifting of GM crops ban

Kenyan court halts lifting of GM crops ban

Following the lifting of the embargo, Kenyan farmers were free to publicly grow...

CAR says foreign plane bombed troops

CAR says foreign plane bombed troops

The military of CAR has received assistance from hundreds of fighters from the private...

US charges three for financing Cameroon separatists

US charges three for financing Cameroon separatists

The funds were raised through online chat applications and payment platforms from...

Kenya hit by condom shortage over taxes - activists

Kenya hit by condom shortage over taxes - activists

Every year, Kenya reports 34,000 new HIV infections. However, there has been a continuous...

Nairobi cracks down on nightclubs in residential areas

Nairobi cracks down on nightclubs in residential areas

A similar restriction on churches in residential neighborhoods, which are notorious...

Militants ramp up assault in Somali hotel siege

Militants ramp up assault in Somali hotel siege

According to reports, at least one minister was hurt, but another told reporters...

Somalia questions 20 foreigners ex-Shabab hostages

Somalia questions 20 foreigners ex-Shabab hostages

The 20 guys traveled to Hobyo, a small coastal town that has long been the epicenter...

A landslide kills at least 14 at a funeral in Cameroon

A landslide kills at least 14 at a funeral in Cameroon

According to reporters, this year's terrible floods in Cameroon were caused by repeated...

ICC seeks charges against LRA leader Joseph Kony

ICC seeks charges against LRA leader Joseph Kony

In the 1990s, the LRA started a revolt in Uganda, killing, dismembering, and kidnapping...

DR Congo rebels 'not concerned' by ceasefire deal

DR Congo rebels 'not concerned' by ceasefire deal

Rwanda is allegedly supporting the rebels in the DR Congo who have been moving on...

Thirteen killed as Sudan rebel groups clash

Thirteen killed as Sudan rebel groups clash

According to the UN, the situation is still tense as there are rumors that both...

Ivory Coast announces plan to triple forest cover

Ivory Coast announces plan to triple forest cover

The project will be financed with $149 million (£123 million) by the World Bank.

We won't retreat, Congolese rebels say

We won't retreat, Congolese rebels say

The M23 now controls a significant portion of the North Kivu province and poses...

Life sentence sought for Comoros ex-president Sambi

Life sentence sought for Comoros ex-president Sambi

According to the privately owned Comoros Infos website, he was tried in absentia...

Somalia launches anti-al-Shabab TV channel

Somalia launches anti-al-Shabab TV channel

The government outlawed the dissemination of "extremist ideology propaganda" that...

SA prison service opposes Jacob Zuma's return to jail

SA prison service opposes Jacob Zuma's return to jail

The 80-year-old received a 15-month term for contempt of court last year after declining...