‘Slave market’ of black Africans in Libya under probe

 DAKAR: The African Union has called for Libyan authorities to investigate “slave markets” of black Africans operating in the conflict-torn nation, following the release...

‘Delta Avengers’ vow to cripple economy if Buhari is re-elected

Election stampede's death toll hits 15 PORT HARCOURT: A biker rides next to shoes and items lying on...

Somali forces kill boys in anti-Shabaab operation

US forces go in advisory capacity with Somali partners WASHINGTON: US forces operating in Somalia took part in a mission in which their Somali counterparts...

Fears of new Islamist threat emerge in northern Nigeria – Dozens dead as army,...

LAGOS: Nigeria, which is still battling Boko Haram militants, now risks unleashing a new Islamist threat after violent clashes between the army and a...

Kenya’s Supreme Court begins hearing election challenge

NAIROBI: Judges at Kenya's Supreme Court yesterday began hearing an opposition petition challenging the result of the August 8 presidential election. The seven judges...

Kenya women club together to leave slum life behind

KISUMU: The thought of getting old, retiring and still living in a slum used to scare Emma Ochieng. Now the 55-year-old primary teacher has...

South Africa bus accident kills 25

JOHANNESBURG: Twenty-five people died yesterday when a bus rolled down a steep embankment in South Africa's coastal...

‘Holy plant’: Cannabis legalization delights South African pot users

'We were given this holy plant by the ancestors' JOHANNESBURG: A bucket containing a soupy green mixture sits under a table in Nduna Ewrong-Nxumalo's consultation...

Bashir first Arab leader to visit Syria since crisis

DAMASCUS: President Bashar Al-Assad receives his Sudanese counterpart Omar Al-Bashir upon his arrival at the airport in the Syrian capital on...

Defiant Odinga vows not to back down over ‘stolen’ Kenya vote

'We are not done yet. We will not give up' NAIROBI: Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga vowed yesterday not to back down over an election...

Cape Town cuts back to survive worst drought in 100 years

Best strategy to manage a drought is to manage demand CAPE TOWN: As Cape Town suffers its worst drought in a century, residents have been...

Gambia’s Jammeh stares down deadline to quit – Troops ready for military intervention

BANJUL: Gambia's Yahya Jammeh faced a "last chance saloon" deadline to step down as troops from five African nations stood by for action and...

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