Africa Cyclone Idai victims in Mozambique allegedly sexually exploited Cyclone Idai victims in Mozambique allegedly sexually exploited Cyclone Idai, the most powerful storm to hit Mozambique in decades, has left women hungry and vulnerable to abuse.
Africa Tracking Africa’s smuggled gold Tracking Africa’s smuggled gold It took Reuters journalists a few days of research to work out that the numbers coming out of Africa’s vast gold trade did not add up.
Africa Cyclone Kenneth hits Mozambique after lashing Comoros Cyclone Kenneth hits Mozambique after lashing Comoros Cyclone Kenneth battered northern Mozambique on Thursday with sustained winds of up to 220 km per hour (137 miles per hour) after killing three people on the island nation of ...
Africa Cyclone Kenneth batters Comoros and heads to Mozambique Cyclone Kenneth batters Comoros and heads to Mozambique Violent winds of up to 140km/h lashed the East African island nation of Comoros overnight, killing three people, authorities said on Thursday, as Cyclone Kenneth swept towards ...
Africa Ugandan mom of multiple quadruplets struggles to provide for 38 kids Ugandan mom of multiple quadruplets struggles to provide for 38 kids Mariam Nabatanzi gave birth to twins a year after she was married off at the age of 12. Five more sets of twins followed - along with four sets of triplets and five sets of ...
Africa Zimbabwe acquits 7 unionists arrested ahead of protests Zimbabwe acquits 7 unionists arrested ahead of protests A Zimbabwean court acquitted seven leaders of the country's main trade union coalition arrested ahead of an anti-government protest last year, lawyers said on Thursday.
Africa Moroccan police use water cannon to disperse protesting teachers Moroccan police use water cannon to disperse protesting teachers Moroccan police used water cannon Wednesday night to disperse a demonstration in the capital by thousands of contract teachers protesting over their employment terms.
Africa Mozambique braces for cyclone Kenneth Mozambique braces for cyclone Kenneth Mozambique was bracing for a powerful cyclone to make landfall on Thursday, just one month after another cyclone devastated the country and neighbouring Zimbabwe leaving more than ...
Africa Leader of outlawed Algeria Islamist party dies in exile Leader of outlawed Algeria Islamist party dies in exile The founder of an outlawed Algerian opposition party that pushed for the creation of an Islamic state died Wednesday in Qatar where he was living in exile, his close ally told AFP.
Africa Nineteen wedding guests killed in tragic bus accident in Nigeria Nineteen wedding guests killed in tragic bus accident in Nigeria Nineteen wedding guests in the northern Nigerian state of Jigawa died when their bus lost control and burst into flames, police said on Wednesday.
Africa African leaders urge 'peaceful' transition in Sudan, ceasefire in Libya African leaders urge 'peaceful' transition in Sudan, ceasefire in Libya Egypt hosted African leaders for emergency talks Tuesday on the upheavals in neighbouring Sudan and Libya, as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned against "a slide into chaos".
Africa Heavy rains in Uganda kill 17 children, one adult Heavy rains in Uganda kill 17 children, one adult Heavy rains have hit eastern Uganda destroying homes and crops, and leaving 17 children and one adult dead, the Red Cross said on Tuesday.
Africa Interpol rescues dozens of child slaves from markets in West Africa Interpol rescues dozens of child slaves from markets in West Africa Police have rescued 216 human trafficking victims, of which 157 are children, from forced labour and prostitution in a major operation in Benin and Nigeria.
Africa UN says over 260 killed in Libya battle as African leaders meet UN says over 260 killed in Libya battle as African leaders meet At least 264 people have been killed and over 1,200 wounded in weeks of fighting on the outskirts of Libya's capital, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, as African ...
Africa Cyclone Kenneth to hit Mozambique and Tanzania on Thursday Cyclone Kenneth to hit Mozambique and Tanzania on Thursday A tropical cyclone is expected to make landfall in Mozambique later this week, the South African Weather Service has confirmed.
Africa New Zim bill 'copied' from Mugabe-era security law, warns watchdog New Zim bill 'copied' from Mugabe-era security law, warns watchdog A new bill set to replace the Public Order and Security Act (Posa) gives the president of Zimbabwe, instead of the country's defence minister, sole authority to deploy soldiers ...
Africa Egypt to host African summits Tuesday on Sudan, Libya Egypt to host African summits Tuesday on Sudan, Libya Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will lead two emergency summits with other African leaders on Tuesday to address events in Sudan and Libya, his presidency said.
Africa Mali's new PM told to form 'broad' government Mali's new PM told to form 'broad' government Mali's president on Monday named economy and finance minister Boubou Cisse as the new prime minister tasked with forming a "broad government" to stem bloodshed in the country, an ...
Africa Security issues dominate Tshisekedi's first tour of DR Congo after election Security issues dominate Tshisekedi's first tour of DR Congo after election Before his disputed electoral victory in December, Felix Tshisekedi promised the people of troubled North Kivu province that he would crack down on rebel and militia groups that ...
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