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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

AFRICA

AFRICA

British Airways has suspended all flights to Cairo for seven days as a security precaution. The airline announced on Saturday evening that all flights into...

Algeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for only the second time in their history after an early fortuitous goal saw them beat Senegal...
Jacob Zuma pulls out of corruption probe

Former South African president Jacob Zuma has abandoned his testimony to a state commission investigating corruption allegations after claiming he is being treated unfairly. The...

Odion Ighalo’s early strike earned Nigeria third spot at the Africa Cup of Nations after a 1-0 win over Tunisia. The former Watford forward scored...
Protesters in Sudan. Omar al-Bashir, Islamic Staee

Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to streets in Sudan calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army forced out long-ruling...
Muammar Gaddafi, Khalifa Hifter, Libya, Tripoli

A Libyan commander whose forces are fighting to take the country’s capital of Tripoli from militias allied with a UN-backed government based there has...
Ebola, World Health Organization, Uganda

The World Health Organisation says the Ebola virus outbreak in Congo — which spread to Uganda — does not yet merit being declared a...
Democratic Republic of Congo, World Health Organization, Ebola, Uganda

The Congolese pastor who is thought to have caused the Ebola outbreak’s spread into Uganda was unknown to health officials before he died of...
Sudan, Africa, United Nations, UN, Protest, Khartoum, Human Rights

UN experts are concerned that Sudan is sliding into a “human rights abyss” in the aftermath of the Sudanese security forces’ deadly break-up of...
World Health Organization, Ebola, Uganda, DR Congo, Virus, Health

Uganda’s health ministry says a patient has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an...