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Pope brings peace message to Africa amid security fears

25 November 2015, 15:41

Pope embarks on Africa trip despite security fears, brings message of peace, reconciliation.

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More UN peacekeepers needed for South Sudan

25 November 2015, 13:43

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon wants 1 100 extra peacekeepers to be sent to South Sudan to help protect civilians.

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Pope leaves Rome for landmark Kenya trip

25 November 2015, 11:46

Pope Francis flew out of Rome on Wednesday, bound for Kenya on the first leg of a landmark trip to Africa that is fraught with security risks.

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Pope Francis takes environmental, social messages to Africa

25 November 2015, 09:36

Pope Francis heads to Africa for the first time on Wednesday on a trip aimed at pushing the key themes of his papacy but also fraught with security concerns.

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Bomb attack on presidential guard bus kills 11

25 November 2015, 06:55

A bomb attack on a bus transporting Tunisia's presidential guard in central Tunis has killed at least 11 people, the interior ministry says.

Liberia records 1st Ebola death since July

24 November 2015, 17:19

Teenage boy dies of Ebola in Liberia; 1st Ebola death since July.

Pope Francis to publish his first book in January

24 November 2015, 17:19

Pope Francis' Italian publishing house unveiled the cover for the pontiff's first book, based on interviews with journalist and Vatican expert Andrea Tornielli.

Museveni blamed for corruption

24 November 2015, 20:35

A senior army officer has blamed Museveni for being very soft towards corrupt government officials.

Somali pirates seize Iranian fishing boat

24 November 2015, 13:14

Somali pirates have attacked two fishing boats, capturing one from Iran with 15 crew, an anti-piracy expert said, adding that the vessel was now heading towards Somalia's coast.

Bomb kills policeman outside hotel in Egypt

24 November 2015, 11:49

At least one policeman was killed in a car bombing outside a northern Sinai hotel hosting judges who had been overseeing Egypt's parliamentary election, officials said.

Al Shabaab warns members against joining IS

24 November 2015, 09:42

Somalia's Al Shabaab fighters have warned they will "cut the throat" of members who shift allegiance from Al-Qaeda to Islamic State, amid reports some factions have already been punished for doing so.

Mom who tried to sell baby online expected to enter plea

24 November 2015, 08:24

A 20-year-old woman arrested for trying to sell her baby on Gumtree for KES 50 000 is expected to enter a plea in a South African Court next week.

Ghana's Mahama endorsed for 2nd term election bid

23 November 2015, 17:50

Ghana’s governing National Democratic Congress has voted overwhelmingly to endorse President John Dramani Mahama’s bid for a second term of office at elections next year.

Egypt army says killed 5 Sudanese near Israel border in clash

23 November 2015, 15:40

Egypt border guards shot dead five Sudanese and wounded six others in a gunfight near the Israeli border as the African migrants tried to cross into Israel, the army said.

Rain making rituals continue despite uncertainty over Rain Queen

23 November 2015, 13:47

There is no connection between the drought in five provinces and the controversies which have left South Africa without a rain queen, a spokesperson for the Royal Modjadji Nation says.

Arsenal fan beats wife after weekend defeat

23 November 2015, 20:30

Police in Kampala's suburb of Makindye are hunting for a man who seriously beat up his wife for taunting him over Arsenal's loss in weekend's premier league match.

Ghana's Mahama endorsed for second term election bid

23 November 2015, 11:51

Ghana's governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Monday voted overwhelmingly to endorse President John Dramani Mahama's bid for a second term of office at elections next year.

Ugandan gays put faith in pope

23 November 2015, 10:38

Gay activists are hoping Pope Francis will preach tolerance toward homosexuals, and even go so far as to condemn violent attacks against gays during his upcoming visit to Uganda.

Nearly 2 million children in Sudan malnourished

23 November 2015, 07:11

About two million Sudanese children under five suffer from malnutrition every year, Unicef's representative has said, urging the international community to boost funding to tackle the problem.

Mugabe to get 'special' wheelchair from wife

22 November 2015, 14:07

Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe says she plans to get a "special" wheelchair for her 91-year-old husband so he can continue to rule.

Female suicide bombers kill 5 in Cameroon attack

22 November 2015, 08:13

Four female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a flashpoint area of northern Cameroon, killing 5 civilians including a traditional chief, the regional governor said.

Mali declares 10-day state of emergency after hotel attack

21 November 2015, 16:47

Mali's government has declared a 10-day nationwide state of emergency after a jihadist attack on a hotel in the capital Bamako that left least 27 people dead.

Women to blame for rape - First Lady

21 November 2015, 16:47

Grace Mugabe has sparked outrage by suggesting women are to blame for rape because of the clothes they wear.

Mali in mourning after at least 27 die in hotel siege

21 November 2015, 09:43

Mali has begun three days of mourning and declared a state of emergency after a nine-hour siege by jihadists at a top hotel in the capital left at least 27 people dead.

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