Thursday, February 21, 2019

Sudan police break up protests as Bashir backers plan rally

KHARTOUM: Sudanese protesters chant slogans during an anti-government demonstration. —AFP KHARTOUM: Riot police fired tear gas yesterday at...

School girls in Kenya undergo compulsory tests for pregnancy

NAIROBI: Girls in western Kenya returning to school after the Christmas break are undergoing compulsory tests for female genital mutilation in a...

Tense DR Congo counts vote in presidential poll

KINSHASA: Late voters check the voting list in a school in Kinshasa on December 30, 2018, during Democratic Republic of...

DR Congo goes to the polls after troubled odyssey

KINSHASA: President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Joseph Kabila greets some electoral observers after casting his vote at the...

Egypt forces kill 40 militants in crackdown after bus attack

SAQQARA, Egypt: A tourist bus which was attacked is towed away from the scene in Giza province south of the...

DR Congo further delays Dec 30 poll in two conflict zones

BENI: People in the morgue of Beni hospital look at the bodies of the civilians killed in an attack in...

Deadly clashes, protests erupt in Sudan over rising cost of bread

OMDOURMAN, Sudan: Supporters of Sadiq Al-Mahdi, Sudan's ex-prime minister and leader of the opposition Umma Party gather as he addresses...

‘Breaking Bad’ Nigeria? Fear of a new narco-state

Drug trafficking is nothing new to Nigeria National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) officials stand on guard,...

‘Sex-for-marks’ lecturer

LAGOS: A Nigerian court sentenced a university lecturer to jail after he demanded sex from a female student to boost her marks...

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...

Farmer-herder violence leaves 3,600 dead in Nigeria: Amnesty

Government’s failure blamed for fuelling violence LAGOS: More than 3,600 people have been killed...

‘Nobody will kneel’: Tigrayans defiant; Ethiopian prime minister cracks down

PM urges support for 'reforms, not revolution' MEKELLE: In the birthplace of the armed...

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