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Nigerian migrants flown home from Libya

Libyan authorities on Thursday flew home 159 Nigerian migrants stranded after failing to reach Europe, in the second such voluntary repatriation operation this week.

10 Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai roadside bombings

Ten Egyptian soldiers were killed in two roadside bombings as they clashed with Islamic State group jihadists in the Sinai Peninsula, the military said on Thursday.
A Turkana tribesman carries his gun in order to protect his cattle from rival Pokot and Samburu tribesmen near Baragoy

10 killed in latest Kenya drought clash

At least 10 people have been killed in the latest clashes in drought-hit Kenya between rural communities fighting over pasture to graze their animals, police said Monday.

Free Zimbabwean contraceptives smuggled for sale in South Africa

Every month‚ Nancy (not her real name) and her business partner travel to Zimbabwe to stock up on Marvelon family planning pills.

US Africa summit without Africans

A summit in the US to discuss sustainable development in Africa had no African delegates because they had all been denied visas to enter the country, it was reported yesterday.