Sierra Leone school defies state ban on ‘pregnant girls in class’

Women's rights group files a challenge to Sierra Leone's ban FREETOWN: When Mariatu Sesay realized she was pregnant at...

Videos of brutal Sudan raid go viral

Shock and anger as dozens killed by men in military fatigues KHARTOUM: Days after a blackout on mobile internet...

26 killed in deadly Somalia hotel siege

TOPSHOT - A man passes in front of the rubbles of the popular Medina hotel of Kismayo on July 13, 2019,...

Beaten, abused; Sudan women bear scars of fight for freedom

Women had their clothes torn off, raped KHARTOUM: After six years abroad, Khadija Saleh returned to Sudan in March...

‘Terminator’ warlord guilty of Congo atrocities

THE HAGUE: International Criminal Court judges yesterday convicted a Congolese rebel chief nicknamed "Terminator" of war crimes including massacring civilians and sexual...

Niqab banned in Tunisia govt offices

TUNIS: Tunisia's premier on Friday banned the niqab Muslim face covering for women in government offices, citing security concerns after attacks...

UN calls for Libyan ceasefire as death toll climbs to 1,000

Security Council condemns attack on Tajoura detention camp https://youtu.be/_UwBN7_F2U8 TRIPOLI: The UN Security Council...

Dozens killed in strike on Libya migrant center

TRIPOLI: International condemnation mounted yesterday after more than 40 migrants were killed in an air strike on a detention center in Libya...

16 crushed to death at Madagascar rally

ANTANANARIVO: At least 16 people were crushed to death and dozens injured in Madagascar on Wednesday at a stadium hosting national independence...

Twin attacks threaten the new Ethiopian government reforms

Details emerge of twin attacks linked to foiled coup BAHIR DAR: The Baklaba and Cake cafe was heaving with...

Ethiopian mastermind of attacks shot dead

Amhara attorney general dies from wounds ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopian police have shot dead a security chief suspected of orchestrating...

Ebola death toll breaks the 1,500 mark in DR Congo

KINSHASA: More than 1,500 people have died in a nearly 10-month-old outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the health...

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