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Rwanda largely responsible for Burundi crisis – Nkurunziza’s spokesperson

Burundian authorities insist that their northern neighbour, Rwanda, was largely responsible for the chaos and instability the country has been experiencing since April last...

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...

ICC President of the Assembly regrets Africa states withdrawal

The president of the Assembly,International Criminal Court (ICC) has regretted the withdrawal of State parties from the Rome Statute and reaffirms the Court’s fight...

Central African Republic: Three dead in UN Bangui shooting

Three people have been killed during protests against the UN peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic. Peacekeepers opened fire when demonstrators tried to force their...

One dead, 100s injured as trains collide in South Africa

Two trains have collided in South Africa resulting in the death of one person with 100s having sustained injuries. The collision occured on Monday afternoon...

Today is World Polio Day – Nigeria still Africa’s only ‘victim’

Every October 24 is marked as ‘World Polio Day’ by the World Health Organization (WHO) and its allied agencies in the fight against the...

Cameroon appeals for blood after deadly train crash

Officials in Cameroon have called on the public to donate blood to assist with the treatment of 600 people wounded in Friday's train crash. Eleven...

South Africa’s ICC withdrawal ‘profoundly negative for rule of law’ – HRW

International rights group, Human Rights Watch (HRW) have bemoaned the decision by South Africa to initiate official moves towards leaving the International Criminal Court...

Ethiopia unrest fueled by HRW and opposition in diaspora – Foreign Affairs chief

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Ethiopia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs has officially responded to Human Rights Watch (HRW) over its series of reportage in the...

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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Cameroon: Seventh child dies after shooting attack on school

A 12-year-old girl died on Sunday from wounds sustained when gunmen stormed a school in the South West Region of Cameroon on Saturday and...

Guinea: Tension heightens after Alpha Condé secures third term

Tension is high in Guinea with some streets reportedly deserted as security forces patrol them to contain a post election violence. Supporters of the opposition...

Opposition in Seychelles wins presidential poll after 43 years

The opposition in the Seychelles has won the country's presidential election for the first time since 1977. Wavel Ramkalawan, an Anglican priest defeated incumbent President...

Nigeria: At least 69 killed in anti-police brutality protests

The Nigerian presidency has said that at least sixty-nine people have been killed so far across the country in protests against police brutality. A spokesman...

Libya: Warring factions sign accord for permanent ceasefire

The warring factions in Libya have signed an agreement for a permanent ceasefire to end the years of violence. The agreement was reached in Geneva...
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