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Pope extends power to forgive abortion to all Roman Catholic priests

Pope Francis walks after closing the Holy Door to mark the closing of the Catholic Jubilee Year of Mercy at the in Saint Peter's...

Many dead in ‘monkey attack’ clashes

Photo Credit: Getty Images   Officials and activists in Libya say that a deadly clash between tribes has been set off by a pet monkey. The details...

32 people die in Niger from Rift Valley Fever

Rift Valley Fever primarily is an illness of livestock such as sheep, goats and camel. Photo Credit: AFP   Health officials in Niger have confirmed the...

New study shows how a billion people suffer from high blood pressure

The number of people with high blood pressure has almost doubled in 40 years to over 1.1 billion worldwide, scientists said on Wednesday, with...

21 die, 22 hospitalised in Cameroon after drinking local gin

Twenty-one people have died in Cameroon after consuming a locally produced alcoholic drink that can often be toxic, state radio said. A further 22 people...

Thousands of children risk dying of hunger in Nigeria

The UN says that overall 400,000 children in Nigeria's north-east urgently need humanitarian aid. Photo Credit: AP   The United Nation has announced that thousands of...

2016 ‘very likely’ to be world’s warmest year

High temperatures can lead to devastating droughts. Photo Credit: Getty Images 2016 looks poised to be the warmest year on record globally, according to preliminary...

Why Ghanaian frogs need a hero

Gilbert Adum leads Ghana's "Save the Frog" organization   Ghana is home to over 80 frog species, but environmentalists say the amphibians are disappearing. Now one...

[Photos] Update: Tanzania’s first lady discharged from hospital

Photo Credit: Tanzania, State House Tanzania's First Lady Janet Magufuli has been discharged from hospital. A statement from the government said doctors at the state hospital,...

Manhunt for suspect who gave children poisoned sweets in South Africa

Some of the sweets given to school children. Photo Credit: Yusuf Abramjee   South African police are hunting for a man who is suspected of giving poisoned...

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