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  1. Italy and France are playing a dangerous game in Libya

    Italy and France are playing a dangerous game in Libya

    After the United Nations lifted sanctions imposed on Libya in 2003, Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi set off to improve relations with Europe. He knew that the two most important cards he held were oil money and migration. He knew that France was looking for yet another market for its arms industry and he knew that […]

  2. Muhammadu Buhari addresses nation on return from UK

    Muhammadu Buhari addresses nation on return from UK

    Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has addressed the nation after spending more than three months in London for medical treatment. In a televised address, Buhari on Monday thanked Nigerians for their prayers and said he was pleased to be “back on home soil among my brothers and sisters”. Buhari returned to Nigeria Saturday after a long […]

  3. Online rhino horn auction set to open in South Africa

    Online rhino horn auction set to open in South Africa

    An online auction of rhino horn is set to open Monday, after a court in South Africa approved the site which has outraged conservationists. South African authorities had refused to issue a permit in a move to ban the three-day auction, which they feared would undermine a global ban on rhino trade. But the High […]

  4. Latest CAR clashes leave 13 people dead

    Latest CAR clashes leave 13 people dead

    Thirteen people have been killed in a town in Central African Republic, a local doctor said on Sunday, as the toll from sectarian violence that has sparked fears of genocide continued to rise. The clashes took place in Bria, in the centre of the country 450 kilometres from the capital Bangui, between a majority Muslim […]

  5. Sierra Leone: Death toll from landslide nears 500

    Sierra Leone: Death toll from landslide nears 500

    The death toll from a devastating landslide and flooding that hit Sierra Leone earlier this week has risen to nearly 500, according to hospital officials.  More than 600 people remained missing on Sunday, with rescue officials warning that the chances of finding survivors are decreasing each day. The death toll earlier stood at 450. One […]

  6. Sierra Leone calls for mass evacuation amid threat of more landslides

    Sierra Leone calls for mass evacuation amid threat of more landslides

    The government of Sierra Leone has called for the evacuation of 10,000 people living on an unstable hillside in the capital Freetown. It came six days after a landslide in the city left hundreds dead. Displaced survivors have been returning to where their homes once stood to search for missing loved ones and retrieve belongings. […]

  7. The 2017 Angola elections

    The 2017 Angola elections

    Angolans head to the polls on August 23 to elect a new president. The long-time president, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, will not be running for reelection after 38 years in power. Dos Santos, who is now 74, is Africa’s second-longest-serving president. Only Equatorial Guinea’s president, Teodoro Obiang Nguema, has been in power for longer. READ […]

  8. S Africa remains silent as Grace Mugabe leaves country

    S Africa remains silent as Grace Mugabe leaves country

    The wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe returned home from South Africa on Sunday despite calls that she be prosecuted for allegedly assaulting a young model at a luxury hotel in Johannesburg. A report by Zimbabwean state broadcaster ZBC showed Grace Mugabe greeting government and military officials at the Harare airport after returning on an […]

  9. Sierra Leone mudslides: More evacuations expected as death toll rises

    Sierra Leone mudslides: More evacuations expected as death toll rises

    At least 450 people are now confirmed dead after a massive mudslide in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown. Another 600 are still missing and hopes of finding them alive are fading. Humanitarian aid has started to arrive in makeshift camps for survivors. Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from Regent, Sierra Leone.

  10. Zimbabwe blocks flights amid Grace Mugabe scandal

    Zimbabwe blocks flights amid Grace Mugabe scandal

    Zimbabwe has blocked flights by South Africa’s government-owned airline amid tensions over allegations that Zimbabwe’s first lady assaulted a young model in Johannesburg.  A South African Airways flight was not allowed to take off from Zimbabwe’s Harare airport for a trip to Johannesburg on Saturday.  Another flight from Johannesburg to Harare was also cancelled.  Authorities […]

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