4 dead in Senegal after opposition leader held

DAKAR: The Senegal government on Friday vowed to use "all means necessary" to return order after police fired tear gas in clashes with supporters...

Africa virus fight boosted as jabs reach Nigeria, Angola

ABUJA, Nigeria: Millions of coronavirus shots from the global Covax scheme have arrived in Nigeria, Angola and Kenya, as African countries ramp up their...

All 279 kidnapped Nigerian girls freed

GUSAU, Nigeria: All 279 girls kidnapped from their boarding school in northern Nigeria have been released and are on government premises, the local governor said...

Nigeria receives nearly four million free Covax vaccines

ABUJA: A shipment of nearly four million coronavirus jabs arrived in Nigeria yesterday, making Africa's most populous nation the world's third country to receive...

US, Russia warships dock in Sudan port

PORT SUDAN: A US warship docked in Sudan yesterday a day after a Russian frigate arrived in the same key Red Sea port where...

‘Seedballs’ giving Kenya’s forests a helping hand

MASAI MARA, Kenya: At first glance, the round black pellets could easily be mistaken for animal dung. But these hardy little balls contain acacia...

By targeting schools, Nigerian kidnappers put country at risk

LAGOS, Nigeria: Jihadists in northeastern Nigeria have long outraged the world with mass abductions of schoolchildren but now armed gangs in search of income...

Hutu rebels accuse DRC, Rwanda over Italian’s killing

KINSHASA, DR Congo: Rwandan Hutu rebels yesterday denied allegations they were behind the killing of the Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo...

At least 35 Algerian pro-democracy activists released

ALGIERS: Algerian authorities released at least 35 pro-democracy activists from jail in the past 24 hours under presidential pardons issued ahead of the second...

Gunfire in Mogadishu as political tensions soar

MOGADISHU: Gunfire broke out in Mogadishu on Friday when the opposition tried to march against delayed elections in the Somali capital, sending months of...

Libya youths share space

  TRIPOLI: For those needing space to do business in Libya, a country beset by frequent blackouts and internet cuts after a decade of war,...

Libyans mark 10th anniversary of uprising

TRIPOLI: Libyans marked the 10th anniversary yesterday of the start of the uprising that toppled longtime ruler Muammar Gaddafi, ending decades of dictatorship but...

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