A digital war unfolding in Mali

WhatsApp becomes battleground in jihad conflict BAMAKO: A digital war is unfolding in Mali alongside a jihadist conflict that...

As Kremlin scrambles for Africa, Putin praises ties at major summit

Russia had written off more than $20 billion of African debt SOCHI: Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with...

War creates new uncertainty for refugees, migrants in Libya

Migrants risk abuse in and out of detention TRIPOLI: After three days at sea trying to reach Europe, Demba...

‘Killing for no reason’: Deaths in rural Ethiopia spark outcry

Members of the Mursi tribe, an agro-pastoralist tribe in southwestern Ethiopia are seen on October 4, 2019 in the Lower...

Many years after gruesome militia raid, fear still grips Darfur village

SHATTAYA: A Sudanese woman dries crops outside her house on October 10, 2019 in the village of Shattaya, some 150...

Official results to seal conservative outsider’s victory in Tunisia polls

Contest reflected Tunisia's shifting post-revolution political landscape TUNIS: Tunisia's electoral commission was expected to confirm that voters gave conservative...

Exit polls show Islamist inspired party leading Tunisia’s election

Ennahdha and Qalb Tounes were both swift to claim victory TUNIS: Exit polls showed an established Islamist-inspired party...

Mali conflict robs displaced children of school

SEGOU: In a better world, nine-year-old Oumou Tomboura would have already had several years of schooling behind her and be able to...

Fear and uncertainty for migrants after S Africa xenophobic attacks

Nigerian leader urges protection for foreigners PRETORIA: Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari (2nd right) and South Africa’s President...

‘House of torture’ puts focus on Nigeria Islamic schools

KANO: Horrific revelations of torture and abuse at a compound billing itself as a Quranic reform school in northern Nigeria have shone...

The toxic cocktail that fuels South Africa’s xenophobia

A witch's brew of unemployment, inequality and poverty JOHANNESBURG: A witch's brew of unemployment, inequality and poverty, mixed with...

450 Bangladeshis murdered in South Africa in 4 years

DHAKA: More than 400 Bangladeshis have been murdered in South Africa over the past four years because of business and personal disputes...

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