Air strike kills 42 in south Libya

Libya airliner narrowly avoids airport bombing TRIPOLI: At least 42 people were killed and dozens wounded in an air...

Rwanda shuts DR Congo border after Ebola cases in frontier city

GOMA, DR Congo: Rwanda has shuttered its frontier with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo after a third case of the deadly virus...

Angry Sudanese queue for bread in the city where pupils shot dead

Sudan shuts schools as pupils' killing sparks outrage AL-OBEID: Sudanese vegetable vendor Zain Mohamed is angry as he queues...

Talks cancelled as Sudan killings trigger outrage

KHARTOUM: Sudanese protest leaders cancelled planned talks with the country’s ruling generals yesterday as hundreds of schoolchildren demonstrated in Khartoum against the...

Death toll in Boko Haram funeral attack rises to 65

Dozens more bodies discovered following the assault GAJIRAM: An attack this weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral...

Sudan generals, protest leaders, meet rebel chiefs in South Sudan

JUBA: Sudanese generals and protest leaders, who signed a power-sharing agreement, held preliminary talks with rebel groups in neighboring South Sudan Saturday...

Ugandan entrepreneurs cook up eco-friendly dryer to cut food waste

KAMPALA: At their workshop in a Kampala suburb, Lawrence Okettayot and his business partner, both in their mid-20s, drilled holes and screws...

Libya rescuers recover 62 bodies at sea

AL KHUMS: Members of the Libyan Red Crescent inspect the washed up body of a migrant on the beach in...

8 die as Nigeria Shiites protest

ABUJA: At least eight people were killed in clashes between Shiite Muslim protesters and Nigerian police in Abuja on Monday, with a...

Zimbabwe’s one-stop clinics, a rare lifesaver for the sick

TB infections in Zimbabwe remain among the highest in the world HARARE: Blessing Chingwaru could barely walk without support...

Sierra Leone school defies state ban on ‘pregnant girls in class’

Women's rights group files a challenge to Sierra Leone's ban FREETOWN: When Mariatu Sesay realized she was pregnant at...

Videos of brutal Sudan raid go viral

Shock and anger as dozens killed by men in military fatigues KHARTOUM: Days after a blackout on mobile internet...

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