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Riek Machar spokesperson deported from Kenya

The spokesperson for Riek Machar, the former vice-president of South Sudan has been deported by the Kenyan government. James Gatdet Dak was deported to South...

Court in Uganda orders the closure of private schools

A high court in Uganda has ordered the shutting down of several primary schools run by the US social enterprise, Bridge International Academies. The schools...

Russia says U.N. South Sudan mission ‘in ruins’ after firing

Russia on Thursday criticized U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon's decision to fire a Kenyan peacekeeping commander in South Sudan as premature, saying the mission there...

Burundi to withdraw troops in Somalia over unpaid allowances for 10 months

The government of Burundi has announced it will withdraw its troops from the African Union (AU) force fighting militants in Somalia over unpaid allowances...

South Sudan detains 17 suspects over Juba hotel attack

South Sudan said on Wednesday it had detained at least 17 people, most of them soldiers, suspected of committing rape and other crimes in...

Ethiopia says 2000 protest detainees released after counseling

The Ethiopian government says it has released about 2000 detained anti-government protesters suspected of engaging in the recent violence in some parts of the...

Al Shabaab takes Somali town as Ethiopian, govt troops pull out

Insurgent group al Shabaab has confirmed taking full control on Wednesday of Tiyeeglow, a town in southern Somalia after African Union in Somalia (AMISOM)...

Mr. Albinism Kenya: ‘Finally we achieved something

Kenya has just crowned its first ever Mr. and Miss Albinism. In a region where people living with albinism live in fear of ritual...

Twelve dead in ‘al-Shabab attack’ on Kenyan town Mandera

At least 12 people have been killed in an attack in Kenya believed to have been carried out by Islamist militants from Somalia. Police in...

Somali pirates’ hostages ‘ate rats’ to survive

A group of sailors who were held hostage by Somali pirates for nearly five years survived in part by eating rats, one survivor has...

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Ethiopia ends military operation in Tigray after capture of capital

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said that federal forces have ended military operations in the Tigray region after the capture of the capital,...

Al Ahly beat Zamalek to win African Champions League title

A sensational late Mohamed Magdy goal gave Al Ahly victory over Cairo rivals Zamalek in the first ever one-legged African Champions League final. Magdy's 88th-minute...

Pope Francis calls for prayers for Ethiopia amid Tigray crisis

Pope Francis has called for the world to pray for Ethiopia as fighting between federal forces and rebels in Tigray region intensifies. In a message...

Ethiopian offensive on Tigray capital has begun

Ethiopian military forces have reportedly started their planned offensive on rebels in the Tigray region. Reuters reported that the leader of rebellious forces said on...

Ghana: Ex-graft prosecutor says president is ‘mother serpent of corruption’

The former Special Prosecutor for corruption in Ghana, Martin Amidu has described the president, Nana Akufo Addo as "mother serpent of corruption." Amidu resigned on...
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