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Pregnant women fear health facilities in Sierra Leone

09 October 2015, 15:09

A mistrust of health workers in Sierra Leone is deterring pregnant women from giving birth in health facilities since the Ebola outbreak.

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Nigerian pilgrim fled Boko Haram but died in Hajj stampede

09 October 2015, 09:44

Three years after his family fled their northeastern Nigerian home to escape threats from Boko Haram militants, Mudasir Gambo must have thought his luck had changed when he won a ticket to attend the annual hajj pilgrimage.

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Tunisian politician escapes assassination bid

08 October 2015, 15:30

A lawmaker with Tunisia's main political party said he escaped an assassination bid unharmed while driving to work in the coastal city of Sousse.

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Somali journalists released from jail

08 October 2015, 13:50

Somalia's government released late Wednesday two journalists who spent a week in jail after broadcasting a debate on the presence of foreign forces in the country.

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Supreme Court dismisses challenge to Kagame's third-term

08 October 2015, 11:00

Rwanda's Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a legal challenge to constitutional changes designed to allow President Paul Kagame to run for a third term.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu marks 84th birthday

08 October 2015, 09:22

Archbishop Desmond Tutu marks 84th birthday by attending anti-corruption lecture.

14 elephants die of poisoning in Zimbabwe

07 October 2015, 12:30

At least 14 elephants died from poisoning in three separate incidents in Zimbabwe last month with poachers suspected of being behind 11 of the deaths, parks authorities said.

Buhari warns the corrupt: 'No longer business as usual'

07 October 2015, 10:32

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has warned there was no longer any hiding place for the corrupt, as he hailed British and Swiss support for the recovery of stolen public funds.

Africa's economic growth to slow down in 2015

07 October 2015, 08:33

Economic growth is set to slow in Sub-Saharan Africa to 3.7 percent this year, its weakest pace since 2009, mainly due to the drop in commodity prices, the World Bank said.

11 Chadian soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack

06 October 2015, 12:22

Boko Haram Islamists attacked Chadian soldiers on Tuesday, killing 11 and wounding 13 in a raid near Lake Chad.

60 million people in sub-Saharan Africa risk famine

06 October 2015, 08:25

Some 60 million people across sub-Saharan Africa are already going hungry and the situation could deteriorate dramatically as climate phenomena hike the risk of drought, the Red Cross said.

Africa could quadruple green energy production by 2030

05 October 2015, 20:33

Renewable energy sources could supply nearly a quarter of Africa's power needs by 2030, more than four times the current levels, according to a report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

Dozens injured in Guinea pre-election clashes

05 October 2015, 20:33

Dozens of people were hurt during fighting over the weekend between rival political groups, before a presidential election scheduled for Oct. 11, local authorities said.

Islamic State claims Nigeria suicide bombings

05 October 2015, 08:23

Militants claiming loyalty to Islamic State said they were behind suicide bombings near the Nigerian capital Abuja which killed at least 15 people, a statement on Twitter said.

30,000 South African coal miners strike as wage talks fail

05 October 2015, 07:21

Over 30,000 workers began an indefinite strike Sunday after wage negotiations in South Africa's coal industry failed.

Multiple blasts heard near NE Nigeria's Maiduguri

04 October 2015, 13:51

Multiple explosions were heard Sunday on the outskirts of Maiduguri, a city in northeastern Nigeria that has repeatedly been attacked by Boko Haram jihadists, locals said.

Sudan accuses ICC of targeting African leaders

04 October 2015, 09:16

Sudan's Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour used the annual gathering of the 193 members of the United Nations to rail against the International Criminal Court (ICC).

2 blasts rock Nigerian capital Abuja

03 October 2015, 09:27

2 blasts rock Nigerian capital; rescuers deployed.

Ethiopia plans to export natural gas in 3 to 5 years

02 October 2015, 17:41

Ethiopia plans to export natural gas in 3 to 5 years.

Boko Haram fighters kill two Niger soldiers

02 October 2015, 17:16

Boko Haram Islamist fighters killed at least two Niger soldiers and wounded four others in an attack on a village near the Nigerian border, army officers said.

Sex workers steal customers' trousers

02 October 2015, 14:16

A man who got the services of a sex worker in Kampala's suburb of Makindye got the worst treat of his life after his pair of trousers was stolen, preventing him from going home naked.

At least 10 dead in suicide attacks in Nigeria

02 October 2015, 12:50

At least 10 people were killed and 39 others injured when four suicide bombers blew themselves up in the city of Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria, the military said.

Tensions rise ahead of tight Tanzania vote

02 October 2015, 10:19

With three weeks left until elections in Tanzania, tensions are rising ahead of what is expected to be the tightest electoral race in the country’s history.

Burkina Faso coup leader taken into custody, to face trial

02 October 2015, 08:43

The leader of the recent failed coup in Burkina Faso has been taken into custody by government forces in order to face trial, reports say.

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