Boko Haram’s shadowy leader vows to fight on in new video

KANO: Boko Haram's shadowy leader Abubakar Shekau has appeared in a new video vowing to fight on, shrugging off an apparent split in the...

South Africa’s ruling party suffers election setback – Race remains tight in the larger...

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa's ruling party has suffered its biggest election setback since taking power at the end of apartheid a generation ago, with less...

ANC in worst election losses since apartheid – Party set to lose full control...

PRETORIA: South Africa's ANC was on track for its worst electoral performance since the end of apartheid yesterday as voters vented anger about high...

Ex-rebels accuse Kiir of plot to oust Machar – VP has no plans to...

JUBA: South Sudan's vice president and former rebel leader Riek Machar has no plans for an immediate return to Juba, his supporters said yesterday,...

South Sudan: what hope for peace? – Many fear a return to conflict

JUBA: Corpses are still being collected around burned out tanks in South Sudan's capital Juba, a week after intense battles left hundreds dead and...

Screams, flying debris as truck ploughs into crowd – France mourns as terror attack...

NICE: Terrified revelers screamed as a truck careered into a crowd of fireworks spectators in Nice, turning Bastille Day celebrations into a night of...

At least 300 killed in South Sudan violence – Recent violence triggered the civil...

GENEVA: At least 300 people have been killed in four days of intense gun battles in the capital of South Sudan and 42,000 have...

Tanzania welcomes Kuwait’s expertise

KUWAIT: Tanzania is eager to tap into the Kuwaiti experience of providing optimum health services to the general public, said Tanzanian Minister of Health...

Rights group decries ‘forced anal exams’

KAMPALA, UGANDA: Human Rights Watch is urging an end to “forced anal examinations” with a report documenting them in eight countries, mostly in Africa,...

Nobel winner Malala visits world’s largest refugee camp

DADAAB, KENYA: Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai was spending her 19th birthday yesterday visiting the world’s largest refugee camp to draw attention to the global...

South Sudan leaders order ceasefire – Civil war fears grow – Helicopters overhead, tanks...

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN: Explosions and heavy weapons gunfire are shaking South Sudan's capital Juba yesterday in the fifth day of clashes between government and...

more than 150 killed in South Sudan fighting – ‘We are expecting a bigger...

JUBA: More than 150 soldiers died in fighting between South Sudan's army and former rebels in the capital Juba on Friday evening, a spokesman...

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