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 2021-06-13 17:42 

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Algeria cancels France 24's operating licence...

The new channel is accused of "clear and repeated hostility towards our country and its institutions"....

 2021-06-13 15:51 

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Algeria awaits results after voters snub election...

Turnout was just 30.2 percent, the lowest in a legislative poll at least 20 years....

 2021-06-13 14:16 

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Zambia President collapses after 'sudden dizziness'...

The President recovered immediately, Secretary to the Cabinet, Dr Simon Miti, says....

 2021-06-13 11:28 

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Ugandan army supplies medical oxygen...

The army's commercial arm has started supplying oxygen cylinders to several hospitals....

 2021-06-13 11:09 

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Covid-19: Zimbabwe imposes lockdown in 2 more districts...

The two-week lockdown, following a spike in Covid-19 cases, will be reviewed after two weeks....

 2021-06-12 21:19 

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Somalia: Kenya free to reopen embassy in Mogadishu...

Somalia's Foreign Affairs Minister Abdirizak Mohamed says bilateral discussions between the two nations can now begin....

 2021-06-12 15:56 

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Gunmen kill dozens of villagers in northern Nigeria...

The gang also attacked farmers in their fields and pursued others who fled to escape the assaults....

 2021-06-12 15:43 

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Buhari: I will lay down my life for Nigeria...

The country is facing a spike in terrorism, banditry, secession violence, tribal and religious rivalries....

 2021-06-12 10:25 

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South Africa expels Malawi diplomats...

The embassy staff have been accused of selling duty-free alcohol...

 2021-06-12 04:34 

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Botswana President gets Pfizer vaccine...

Masisi encourages everyone to take the jab when their time comes in order to save lives....

 2021-06-12 03:13 

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EAC mulls Covid-19 economic recovery plan...

The goal is to help the region rebuild from the negative effect of the pandemic...

 2021-06-12 03:04 

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French army kills Mali jihadist linked to journalist murders...

French forces in the Sahel region kill "four terrorists" including Bayes Ag Bakabo....

 2021-06-11 19:22 

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Mali names new cabinet...

Sadio Camara, one of the officers sidelined in the reshuffle that provoked the latest coup, reappointed as defence minister....

 2021-06-11 18:52 

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Tunisian navy rescues 54 migrants heading to Europe...

The migrants, aged between 15 and 40 and almost all men, left from neighbouring Libya late Thursday....

 2021-06-11 13:55 

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Uganda resumes radio lessons as schools close over Covid-19...

The lessons will be aired for P4 and P5 classes through 15 radio stations....

 2021-06-11 09:27 

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Somalia welcomes Kenya's reopening of airspace...

The move could result in full normalisation of bilateral ties between Nairobi and Mogadishu....

 2021-06-11 07:20 

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South Africa expels 12 Lesotho diplomats...

They are accused of illegally peddling of duty-free alcohol....

 2021-06-11 07:20 

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South Africa expels Lesotho diplomats for illegally peddling booze...

They are accused of illegally peddling of duty-free alcohol....

 2021-06-11 05:00 

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South Africa 'technically' enters third Covid-19 wave...

The nation plans to vaccinate about 67 per cent of the population by the end of this year....

 2021-06-11 03:35 

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Algeria to elect Parliament amid Hirak boycott...

The Hirak has urged boycotts of all national votes since Bouteflika's resignation....

 2021-06-11 03:19 

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Egypt eyes Gaza reconstruction to boost regional clout...

Sisi pledges $500 million to rebuild the Gaza Strip following major destruction....

 2021-06-10 12:34 

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Armed groups kidnap 51 children in Mozambique...

The figure could be higher as it only reflects reported cases, Save the Children said....

 2021-06-10 06:14 

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Nigeria sets conditions for Twitter's return...

Nigerian government wants Twitter, Facebook and Instagram registered as business entities....

 2021-06-10 03:11 

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Nigeria's Twitter ban provokes outcry...

Over 120 million Nigerians have access to the internet, and nearly 40 million of them are on Twitter....

 2021-06-09 15:33 

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How Gbagbo's looming return exposes divisions in Cte d'Ivoire...

Government says that even though Gbagbo is welcome, he must return in a low-key manner....

 2021-06-09 12:21 

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Even in death, TB Joshua remains controversial...

His claims of possessing healing powers and prophecy pitted him against his peers....

 2021-06-09 09:53 

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Nigeria's Twitter ban excites Donald Trump...

Nigeria said the suspension remained indefinite until the company shows remorse....

 2021-06-09 07:48 

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Tap into mobile money market, Uhuru tells Ethiopia...

Uhuru says move will offer the millions of Ethiopian people avenues for financial inclusion....

 2021-06-09 02:40 

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UN condemns Burkina Faso attack...

Attack is one of the deadliest since jihadist violence began growing in Burkina Faso in 2015....

 2021-06-08 17:41 

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SA minister suspended over Covid-19 scandal...

Zweli Mkhize's suspension concerns contracts awarded to a firm linked to his associates....

 2021-06-08 16:23 

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UN report claims Somali troops 'fought' in Tigray war...

The report could signal an illegal participation in a foreign war by Mogadishu....

 2021-06-08 16:00 

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South African woman gives birth to 10 babies...

Gosiame Thamara Sithole, 37, says she was shocked by her pregnancy....

 2021-06-08 16:00 

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South African woman gives birth to 10 babies...

Gosiame Thamara Sithole, 37, says she was shocked by her pregnancy....

 2021-06-08 14:34 

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Egypt fumes as Ethiopia plans second filling of Nile dam...

Cairo renews shuttle diplomacy with EA countries, seeking to stop Addis....

 2021-06-08 13:34 

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Tanzanian MPs warned against parading illegitimate spouses...

Dodoma. Job Ndugai, Tanzania's National Assembly Speaker, has told the country's legislators to desist from introducing other people's spouses as their own in parliament.The Speaker said he had received complaints from members of the public cl...

 2021-06-08 11:54 

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Uganda suspends mass Covid vaccination...

There is a shortage of vaccines in the country that has been experiencing a surge in cases....

 2021-06-08 11:31 

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Blast kills over 60 Al-Shaabab fighters in Somalia...

A bomb under assembly exploded in the terrorists' compound in a southern village....

 2021-06-08 11:31 

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Blast kills over 60 Al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia...

A bomb under assembly exploded in the terrorists' compound in a southern village....

 2021-06-07 13:15 

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Mugabe's children rush to court over exhumation row...

Bona, Bellarmine Chatunga and Tinotenda Robert Mugabe have filed an appeal....

 2021-06-07 12:58 

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Death toll in Nigerian boat accident rises to 97...

There is no more hope for survivors, official says....

 2021-06-07 10:08 

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Mali strongman Assimi Goita sworn-in as interim President...

Military junta leader reaffirms goal of staging democratic elections by February....

 2021-06-07 08:33 

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Indian social media site launches in Nigeria after Twitter ban...

Koo seeks to mine advantage created by the row between Nigeria and Twitter....

 2021-06-07 08:03 

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Nigeria's judicial strike stalls trial of terror suspects...

All the courts in the country have been shut since April 6, 2021....

 2021-06-07 07:39 

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DRC diamond mining giant struggles for comeback...

The resumption of activity by Miba appears to have little impact on the people of Mbuji-Mayi....

 2021-06-07 05:07 

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Gunmen kill 20 in Nigeria's South West...

Gunmen on motorcycles invaded the town in Oyo State at about 11.10pm and opened fire....

 2021-06-07 04:12 

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Kenya offers to help in Sudan's transition...

Sudan has been Kenya's second biggest buyer of its tea in Africa, buying some 12 million kilos a year....

 2021-06-07 03:02 

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Boko Haram leader 'kills self' in fight with rivals...

Shekau's death marks a major shift in Nigeria's 12-year-old jihadist insurgency....

 2021-06-06 18:43 

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Covid-19: Uganda closes schools, worship centres...

Government also suspends public gatherings for six weeks to fight a new wave....

 2021-06-06 14:01 

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Covid-19: Lockdown looms in Uganda...

President Yoweri Museveni will on Sunday night address the nation over a surge in infections....

 2021-06-06 10:33 

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How Nigerian preacher TB Joshua died...

Reports say Joshua walked out of the church to his apartment when he felt unwell....

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