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Saturday, December 15, 2018

AFRICA

AFRICA

Residents in Nigeria's northern Borno state say attacks by Boko Haram extremists on several villages in the past week have killed at least 27...

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, in an address to the nation after returning from London where he spent more than three months for medical treatment,...

Zimbabwe has blocked flights by South Africa's government-owned airline amid tensions over allegations that Zimbabwe's first lady assaulted a young model. South Africa's government...

The death toll from Sierra Leone's mudslides is now above 400, the United Nations said. The UN humanitarian agency said 409 bodies have been found...

Surging mudslides and floodwaters in and around Sierra Leone's capital Freetown have killed more than 300 people, many of them trapped as they slept. Another...

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has won a second term, the country's election commission said. The commission said Mr Kenyatta won Tuesday's election with 54% of...

Two passenger trains have collided just outside Egypt's Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, killing at least 40 people and injuring more than 100. It is...

South Africa’s parliament have voted down a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma amid numerous allegations of corruption. The president has now...

South Africa's parliament is preparing to vote on a motion of no confidence in embattled President Jacob Zuma that could force him to resign...

UN human rights investigators have warned of ethnic cleansing in the Democratic Republic of Congo, documenting the recent killings of more than 250 people,...