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Monday, June 17, 2019

AFRICA

AFRICA
Mozambique, Cyclone Kenneth, Cabo Delgado, Nicholas Finney

Mozambique’s government has urged many people to immediately seek higher ground after at least five people were killed in Cyclone Kenneth. Authorities fear flooding and...
Libya, Africa, Elmahdi Elmajerbi, United Nations

Libya’s UN-supported government is asking the security council to appoint a “fact-finding mission” to investigate alleged violations by the forces attacking the capital. Ambassador Elmahdi...
Morocco, Protest, Africa, Hirak Rif Anti-poverty Movement

Thousands of demonstrators in Morocco have condemned prison sentences given to the leader of the Hirak Rif anti-poverty movement and dozens of other activists. The...

The Sudanese protest movement has welcomed “positive steps” taken by the ruling military council which held talks with opposition leaders over the weekend and...
Sudan, Sudan's Protesters, Africa, President Omar al-Bashir

The Sudanese protest movement has welcomed “positive steps” taken by the ruling military council which held talks with opposition leaders over the weekend and...

Sudan’s defence minister has announced he is stepping down as transitional leader a day after ousting the country’s autocratic president. In a TV address, General...
Africa, Sudan, Politics, Election

Tens of thousands of Sudanese have marched towards the centre of the capital Khartoum, cheering, singing and dancing as two senior officials said the...

Sudan’s military has arrested President Omar al-Bashir, ousting him from power in the wake of escalating protests against his 30-year rule. The defence minister said...
Libya, Muammar Gaddafi,Tripoli, Islamic State, Al Qaida

Clashes between rival Libyan forces for control of Tripoli have escalated as the death toll from the fighting rose to at least 51 and...
Khalifa Hifter, Maria do Valle Ribeiro, Tripoli, Libya

Some 2,800 people have been displaced by fighting between rival militias over Tripoli, the UN humanitarian co-ordinator in Libya said. Maria do Valle Ribeiro said...