• Somali troops oust militants from southern town August 30, 2014
    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali government troops fighting alongside African Union troops ousted Islamic militants from a southern town they have been controlling, an official said Saturday.
  • African, Somali troops retake town on way to rebel stronghold August 30, 2014
    By Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU (Reuters) - African peacekeeping troops and Somali forces recaptured a southern town from Islamist al Shabaab rebels on Saturday, bringing them a step closer to the insurgent stronghold of Barawe, commanders said. Al Shabaab ruled most of the southern region of Somalia from 2006 until 2011 when African troops marched into the capital […]
  • Ebola-hit Liberia bans sailors from disembarking August 30, 2014
    Liberia on Saturday said it would deny permission for any crew to disembark from ships at the country's four seaports until the Ebola epidemic ravaging west Africa was under control. Sailors on commercial ships can normally ask for a "shore pass" allowing them to get off the vessel and access the port, but the documents are being withdrawn to […]
  • Russian train-surfers, extreme sport or social problem? August 30, 2014
    Since he was 10, Sasha has taken the train everyday between Moscow and his home in the suburbs. Like Sasha, a growing number of young Russians risk their lives for an adrenaline rush by defying speed, the elements and the authorities.
  • Hennie Otto remains in lead at Italian Open August 30, 2014
    TURIN, Italy (AP) — Hennie Otto of South Africa shot a 1-under 71 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the Italian Open, where Stephen Gallacher's late bid to qualify for the Ryder Cup will go down to the wire.
  • Celebration in Liberia slum as Ebola quarantine lifted August 30, 2014
    By James Harding Giahyue and Saliou Samb MONROVIA/CONAKRY (Reuters) - Crowds sang and danced in the streets of a seaside neighborhood in Liberia on Saturday as the government lifted quarantine measures designed to contain the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Faced with the worst Ebola outbreak in history, West African governments have struggled to find an e […]
  • Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care August 30, 2014
    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the front lines. After stepping out of his protective suit following hours on a sweltering ward, he would jump on the phone to coordinate with the Ministry of Health, to deal with personnel issues an […]
  • Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug August 30, 2014
    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to speed up its production and send it to Africa, while crowds celebrated in the streets Saturday after authorities reopened a slum that had been barricaded for more than a week to try to contain the disease.
  • Lesotho military says it has disarmed police August 30, 2014
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Lesotho's military seized two police stations Saturday as gunfire rang out in the capital of the mountainous kingdom. The country's prime minister said the actions amounted to a coup, though an army spokesman said the soldiers were only securing the country.
  • Lesotho PM claims coup, flees to South Africa August 30, 2014
    Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane claimed Saturday he fled in fear of his life after soldiers seized power in a coup, despite the military denying it overthrew the tiny mountain kingdom's government. Powerful neighbour South Africa and the Commonwealth backed Thabane's claims, with Johannesburg warning the Basotho army that such action "shall […]
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    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's state news agency says two Algerian diplomats taken hostage in northern Mali more than two years ago have been released.
  • Lesotho military denies coup, spokesman tells S. Africa TV August 30, 2014
    Johannesburg (AFP) - Lesotho's military on Saturday denied it had seized power, a spokesman told South African television, despite the prime minister's claims of a coup.
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    PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa said on Saturday Lesotho's army appeared to have staged a coup d'etat and added that an unconstitutional change of government would not be tolerated by the region. "By all accounts the actions of the Lesotho defense force bear the hallmarks of a coup d'etat," South African Foreign Ministry Spokesman […]
  • Swedish rally driver Waldegard dies, at age 70 August 30, 2014
    STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Swedish Automobile Sports Federation says Bjorn Waldegard, who won 16 world championship rallies during a career that spanned four decades, has died. He was 70.
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    Lesotho's military seized control of police headquarters in the tiny African kingdom in the early hours of Saturday, a government minister told AFP, describing the events as a coup attempt. "The armed forces, the special forces of Lesotho, have taken the headquarters of the police," sports minister and leader of the Basotho National Party Thes […]
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    The Ebola epidemic that has killed more than 1,500 people across West Africa spread to a fifth country in the region on Friday with the first confirmed case of the deadly virus in Senegal. The case marks the first time a new country has been hit by the outbreak since July and comes a day after the World Health Organization warned the number of infections was […]
  • Lowdown on Lesotho, Africa's kingdom in the sky August 30, 2014
    Basic facts about the southern African state of Lesotho, where Prime Minister Tom Thabane said the military had seized power in a coup Saturday, sending him fleeing to South Africa: - GEOGRAPHY: Lesotho has the particularity of being not only landlocked but also being surrounded on all sides by the territory of just one other state, South Africa. It achieved […]
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    The United Nations will use Ghana as a base for supplies bound for countries stricken by an Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 1,550 people in West Africa, the Ghanaian presidency said in a statement on Friday. UN chief Ban Ki-moon had a telephone conversation on Friday evening with Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama, who agreed to let internat […]
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    The number of people living in poverty in Ghana halved between 1992 and 2013, the government said Friday, with the country meeting a key developmental benchmark even as its economy struggles. The figures were based on Ghana's own measure of poverty which for 2013 counted individuals living on less than 3.60 cedis -- equivalent last year to an average of […]
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    By Diadie Ba and Saliou Samb DAKAR/CONAKRY (Reuters) - The West African state of Senegal became the fifth country to be hit by the world's worst Ebola outbreak on Friday, while riots broke out in neighboring Guinea's remote southeast where infection rates are rising fast. In the latest sign that the outbreak of the virus, which has already killed a […]
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    A top Rwandan colonel and a retired general were charged Friday in a Kigali court for inciting rebellion by "spreading rumours". The pair are the latest in a series of military men accused of challenging the rule of the country's strongman and president, Paul Kagame. Former presidential guard chief and serving colonel Tom Byabagamba was arrest […]
  • Tunisia recovers 14 bodies from sea near Libya August 29, 2014
    Tunisian rescuers Friday recovered the bodies of at least 14 people from the sea near Libya's maritime border, in an area that has seen many boatloads of illegal migrants capsize. A child's body was among those plucked from the sea by the Tunisian coastguard and taken to Ben Guerdane, an AFP photographer said. Hospital official Abdelkarim Chafroud […]
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    Oil-rich Angola is ready to write off half of Mozambique's public debt which dates back decades, an official said Friday. The remaining $30 million will be "transformed into capital for Angolan investment in Mozambique," the Mozambican official said, asking not to be named because he is not authorised to speak to the press. The debt dates back […]
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    A series of setbacks in beleaguered South African President Jacob Zuma's battle against corruption allegations has sparked fresh speculation that he could be forced out of office. Controversy over millions of dollars of taxpayers' money spent on his rural home and the dropping of graft charges against him, returned to haunt Zuma with renewed force […]
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    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — She has expensive tastes, owns a lot of land in Zimbabwe and is now entering politics, a move that is roiling this southern African nation that has known only one leader since independence: President Robert Mugabe, who is 90 years old.
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    Prosper Utseya became just the second Zimbabwean to take a hat-trick in a one-day international but South Africa still pulled off a 61-run victory in Friday's triangular series clash. Utseya sparked a remarkable collapse as he claimed the wickets of Quinton de Kock, Rilee Rossouw and David Miller with consecutive deliveries before finishing with career- […]
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    GENEVA (AP) — The civil war in Syria has forced 3 million people out of the country, including more than a million people who fled in the past year, creating a crisis that the U.N. refugee agency said requires the biggest operation in its 64-year history.
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  • Togo seizes tusks of 500 dead elephants February 3, 2014
    Authorities in Togo have seized nearly 4 tons  of ivory —  the tusks from over 500 dead elephants — hidden in containers destined for Vietnam, officials said on Monday.
  • Mandela leaves $4.1 million to family, schools, ANC February 3, 2014
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  • Suspected Islamists kill 62 in Nigeria; 22 in church January 27, 2014
    YOLA, Nigeria –  Suspected insurgents armed with guns and explosives killed at least 62 people in northeast Nigeria, including at a church service, in a region where Islamist sect Boko Haram is resisting a military crackdown, witnesses said on Monday.
  • US missile strike targets Somali militant leader January 26, 2014
    The U.S. military carried out a missile strike in Somalia on Sunday, targeting a suspected militant leader with links to the al Qaeda and al Shabaab terror networks, U.S. military officials told NBC News. U.S.
  • US family to try rescue effort for S.Sudanese orphans January 24, 2014
    An American family who fled an orphanage they set up in South Sudan because of the outbreak of fighting there, are planning to spend $6,800 on a private plane to fly back into the violence-ravaged nation to rescue 10 orphans who were in their care.
  • South Sudan rivals sign ceasefire deal January 24, 2014
    South Sudan's government and rebels signed a ceasefire Thursday to end more than five weeks of fighting that divided Africa's newest nation and brought it to the brink of civil war. U.S. President Barack Obama, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the U.N.
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    A 29.6-carat blue diamond, one of the rarest and most coveted in the world with a possible price tag of tens of millions of dollars, has been discovered at a South African mine by Petra Diamonds.
  • Several arrested for being gay in Nigeria under new law January 14, 2014
    Nigerian police targeted a group of gay men and tortured them into naming dozens of others, human rights activists said Tuesday.
  • Video: New Leader of Central African Republic Orders Crackdown January 13, 2014
    The new leader of the Central African Republic has deployed troops onto the streets with the order to shoot on sight at any further sign of trouble in a bid to end weeks of violence.   ITN/CH4 Alex Thomson reports. (Nightly News)
  • Ex-soldier who wanted to help al-Qaeda gets 7 years January 13, 2014
    A former U.S. Army specialist who admitted to trying to aid the al-Shabaab militant group — the al-Qaeda affiliate in Somalia that claimed responsibility for the horrific mall siege in Kenya — was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison.
  • Nigerian president signs anti-gay bill into law January 13, 2014
    ABUJA, Nigeria — Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan signed a bill on Monday that criminalizes same-sex relationships, defying pressure from Western governments to respect gay and lesbian rights.
  • US deploys small military team to Somalia January 10, 2014
    The United States deployed a small team of military advisers to be based in Somalia for the first time in more than 20 years. The team, called the Mogadishu Coordination Cell, began moving in quietly in October and was fully operational by mid-December.
  • Celebratory gunfire as C. African Republic leader quits January 10, 2014
    BANGUI, Central African Republic - Celebratory gunfire was heard on the streets Friday after the president of the war-torn Central African Republic stepped down amid international efforts to stem a growing humanitarian crisis.
  • Safari club calls in FBI over rhino-hunt death threats January 9, 2014
    A Texas safari club auctioning a permit to hunt an endangered black rhino has contacted the FBI after receiving death threats from animal rights activists, the club said Thursday.
  • Central African Republic crisis: 'Like Darfur, plus anarchy' January 8, 2014
    At Bangui International Airport in Central African Republic, nearly 100,000 people are living in a makeshift camp after fleeing the unspeakable violence that has seized this nation. NBC's Ann Curry reports.
  • African migrants protest Israel detention policy January 5, 2014
    TEL AVIV — Thousands of African migrants, many holding banners demanding freedom for compatriots jailed as illegal job-seekers by Israel, protested on Sunday in a main Tel Aviv square against a new open-ended detention law.
  • Marines evacuate US Embassy staff from South Sudan January 3, 2014
    Marines used a KC-130 cargo plane to evacuate about 20 Americans from the U.S. Embassy in Juba, South Sudan, on Friday in a move to protect personnel from the deteriorating security situation. 
  • US missionaries to fly out of South Sudan January 3, 2014
    An American family caring for 10 orphans in South Sudan were due to fly out of the country Friday night and leave the children at a United Nations camp after being forced to flee intensifying violence.
  • Time running out for US missionaries in South Sudan January 2, 2014
    Time is running out for an American family in South Sudan struggling to rescue 10 orphans from the country, their U.S. friends said Thursday.
  • 233 migrants rescued from 33-foot boat off Italy January 2, 2014
    The Italian navy has rescued 233 migrants from an overcrowded smugglers' boat in rough seas south of Sicily.
  • 'Terrorist' grenade wounds 10 at Kenya nightclub January 2, 2014
    A grenade attack on a popular nightclub outside the coastal Kenyan city of Mombasa wounded at least 10 people early on Thursday, police said.
  • 'Missiles' fly over US missionary fleeing orphanage January 1, 2014
    An American couple who set up an orphanage in South Sudan must choose whether to leave the violence-ravaged country or to stay with the orphans.

 

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