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...

Ethiopia army chief, local leader killed in failed regional coup

ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopia’s army chief of staff and the head of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two separate but...

At least 161 dead in northeast Congo in ethnic clashes

GOMA: At least 161 people have been killed in a northeastern province of Democratic Republic of Congo in the past week, local...

Bashir charged in first appearance since his ouster

KHARTOUM: Fallen Sudanese leader Omar Al-Bashir was yesterday seen in public for the first time since being ousted, as he was driven...

Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda says health official

The first known cross-border spread since an outbreak began BWERA: A grandmother in Uganda has died from Ebola, health...

Fear, kidnap worries in Ghana after abduction of Canadians

Rise of kidnapping for ransom could dent hard-earned reputation ACCRA: It was a shocking attack; two young Canadian women...

Rising misery; Ethiopia struggles to stem ethnic tensions, clashes

Hunger levels have become a 'catastrophe' CHERQO: More than a year after his house in southern Ethiopia was razed...

Nigerian gangs kill 43 in attacks

KANO: Gunmen on motorbikes killed 43 people in waves of attacks in northern Nigeria, police said yesterday, the latest violence by criminal...

Sudan arrests protest leaders after crackdown

KHARTOUM: Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (left) meets the chief of Sudan's ruling military council General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan on...

Sudan opposition rejects military’s offer of talks, dozens killed

Locals set tyres on fire and block a sidestreet leading to their neighbourhood in the Sudanese capital Khartoum to stop military...

13 dead as Sudan military rulers break up sit-in

KHARTOUM: Sudan's military rulers forcefully broke up a weeks-long sit-in outside Khartoum's army headquarters yesterday, leaving at least 13 dead, a doctors'...

Ramaphosa sworn in S African president

All of the country's former presidents at ceremony except for Zuma PRETORIA: Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday took the oath of...

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