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Chad's Idriss Deby, a longstanding French ally in 2021-04-20 07:58:03Idriss Deby Itno, who was on course for a sixth term as Chad's president before he died from injuries sustained in battle, had earned a reputation as

Chadian President Idriss Deby dies on frontline after 2021-04-20 06:46:05Chad's President Idriss Deby Itno has died on the battlefield after three decades in power, the army announced on state television on Tuesday.

South Africa's Table Mountain fire under control, historic 2021-04-19 17:09:45In tonight's edition: Several historic buildings, including parts of Cape Town University's library, are damaged by a wildfire along Table Moun

Chad's President Idriss Deby re-elected for sixth term 2021-04-19 16:48:26Chad's long-ruling President Idriss Deby Itno was re-elected to a sixth term with 79.32 percent of the votes cast in April 11's election, according

Exclusive: Refugees recount brutal attack by Islamist insurgents 2021-04-19 16:30:37More than 20,000 people fled the Mozambican town of Palma after it was seized by Islamist insurgents in March. While it has since been retaken by the

France ‘bears significant responsibility’ for Rwandan genocide, US 2021-04-19 10:37:42France "bears significant responsibility" for enabling the genocide in Rwanda and still refuses to acknowledge its true role in the 1994 horror, sai

Firefighters battle to contain blaze on South Africa’s 2021-04-19 05:03:32South African emergency workers have started evacuating three 17-storey residential buildings overlooking Cape Town city as a wildfire fanned by stron

Egypt: Train derailment near Cairo leaves at least 2021-04-18 22:40:44A train accident north of Cairo on Sunday left 11 people dead and 98 others injured, Egypt's health ministry said, in the latest rail calam

South African students evacuate Cape Town university as 2021-04-18 21:11:07A wildfire on the slopes of South Africa's Table Mountain forced University of Cape Town students to evacuate on Sunday, as runaway fl

Several civilians killed in armed raid on funeral, 2021-04-18 09:03:57Nineteen civilians were killed when armed men raided a village in west Niger close to the border with Mali, a local official told AFP on Sunday, in th

Tens of thousands flee deadly violence in Nigeria's 2021-04-16 17:26:36Clashes continued on Friday between rebel groups and national forces in the troubled Nigerian state of Borno. As many as 65,000 people have been

The growing appeal of horse racing for Senegal's 2021-04-16 11:37:18Away from football pitches, horse racing is becoming more and more of a passion for Senegal's youth. For poor families, it can even be a huge op

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Kenya: 2 Cops Injured as Lorry Rams Into 2021-04-20 09:00:10[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Two police officers sustained injuries on Monday night, after a lorry carrying rice from Thika to Nairobi rammed on their vehi

Egypt: Egypt's Health Minister Discusses Manufacturing Sputnik V 2021-04-20 08:59:33[Egypt Online] Egypt's Health Minister Hala Zayed discussed the possibility to locally manufacture the Russian-made Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in

Tanzania: Don't Politicise Tax Payment, It's Civic Duty 2021-04-20 08:49:22[Daily News] OF late there has been unnecessary hullabaloo in the social media about tax collection with some viewing it unconstitutional to pay, yet

Tanzania: World Bank to Finance Tanzania's Projects Valued 2021-04-20 08:47:18[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- The World Bank (WB) is currently working on approving five projects valued at $1.15 billion (about Sh2.6 trillion) for Tanz

Tanzania: New Tigo, Zantel Owner Promises Huge Investment 2021-04-20 08:47:16[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- Axian Group of Madagascar is buying Tigo and Zantel in Tanzania in a move that is expected to further whip up competition i

Nigeria: Obaseki, Printing and 'Sharing' of Money 2021-04-20 08:39:27[This Day] Benin -- One of the duties of the central bank is to print money when necessary.

Kenya: Teachers' Pay Rise Ruling Comes Back to 2021-04-20 08:38:45[Nation] When Justice Mathews Nduma Nderi ordered the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to give tutors pay rises of at least 50 per cent in 2015 on th

Nigeria: Inflation Rate May Rise Beyond Control, Experts 2021-04-20 08:36:44[Leadership] With food inflation at over 23 per cent, analysts have raised concerns on the spate of the rising inflation as they envisaged a further r

Nigeria: Fuel Queues Surface in Abuja As Petrol 2021-04-20 08:36:41[Leadership] Lagos -- The Petrol Tanker Drivers (PTD) have shelved their strike, which was already causing fuel queues at filling stations in Abuja.

Kenya: Tough Times as Maize Flour Price Passes 2021-04-20 08:27:54[Nation] The retail price of maize flour has risen above Sh100 for a two-kilo packet as farmers continue to hoard their produce in anticipation of hig

Nigeria: Inside Katsina Communities Where Residents Spend Day 2021-04-20 08:14:13[Daily Trust] Residents of border communities in Nigeria living at the mercy of bandits and kidnappers are left with no other option than to cross ove

Nigeria: Traffickers Excrete 191 Pellets of Cocaine, Heroin 2021-04-20 08:14:05[Daily Trust] Two suspects arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (

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