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Thursday, October 18, 2018

AFRICA

AFRICA
Mudslide, Sierra Leone

Churches across Sierra Leone have held special services in memory of those killed in mudslides and flooding earlier this week, as hospital officials announced...

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...
Grace Mugabe, Zimbabwe

South African officials are debating whether to grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe, who is accused of assaulting a 20-year-old model...

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...
Kenya Opposition Supporters, Protest, Election

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has urged his supporters to skip work on Monday to protest against what he claims were rigged elections that...
Kenya Election Protest

In an escalation of Kenya's deadly election violence, police have fired live ammunition at rioters and used tear gas on vehicles carrying opposition officials. Nine...

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...

The Kenyan election commission's database was unsuccessfully targeted by a hacking attempt, a top electoral official has said. The comments by commission chairman Wafula Chebukati...