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  • newPolice Deny Withdrawing Special Forces From Benue
      The Nigeria Police Force has denied reports that it has withdrawn Police Special Forces from the theatre of operation in Benue State. Police authorities faulted the claims on Sunday in a statement signed by the Commissioner of Police in the state,…
    - 4 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 10:58pm -
  • newAir Force Deploys More Assets To Search For Dapchi Schoolgirls
      The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed additional air assets, including Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) platforms, to the North East in a renewed effort at locating the missing Dapchi girls. NAF Director of Public Relations…
    - 4 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 10:32pm -
  • newKaduna APC Crisis: NWC Committee Visits State, Calls For Calm
      The committee set up by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to investigate the crisis in its chapter in Kaduna State has visited the state. APC Deputy National Chairman (South) and former governor of Ekiti St…
    - 5 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 10:06pm -
  • newManchester City Thrash Arsenal To Win English League Cup
      Manchester City won the first trophy of the Pep Guardiola era on Sunday, brushing Arsenal aside 3-0 in the League Cup final with the help of an old-fashioned route-one goal from Sergio Aguero. It was an impressive statement of intent from Guardio…
    - 7 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 7:25pm -
  • newMourinho Keen To Bury Conte Hatchet With Handshake
      Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes it was important for two coaches of his and Chelsea’s Antonio Conte’s stature to put their public dispute behind them by shaking hands before and after United’s 2-1 victory on Sunday. Mourinho…
    - 7 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 7:09pm -
  • newNasarawa Govt Dismisses Allegations Of Herdsmen Attackers In State
      The Nasarawa State Government has once again reacted to the allegations levelled by the Benue State Governor, Mr Samuel Ortom of herdsmen meeting in the state before launching attacks. During an interview on Channels Television’s Question Time,…
    - 8 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 6:07pm -
  • newYobe Attack: FG Confirms Abduction Of 110 Schoolgirls
      The Federal Government has confirmed that 110 students were kidnapped after suspected Boko Haram terrorists invaded the Government Girls Science Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, in Yobe State. Addressing reporters in the state on Sunday, the Min…
    - 9 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 6:06pm -
  • newFG Orders Police, NSCDC To Beef Up Security In Yobe Schools
      The Federal Government has directed the police and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) authorities in Yobe State to immediately deploy their personnel to all the schools in the state. The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr La…
    - 9 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 6:00pm -
  • newBoko Haram Not Totally Defeated, But Terribly Degraded – Presidency
      The Presidency has admitted that the war against Boko Haram insurgency has not ended, saying the terrorists have not been completely defeated. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, said this during his appearanc…
    - 9 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 5:52pm -
  • newLukaku Inspires United Fightback To Beat Chelsea
      Romelu Lukaku broke his barren run against top six Premier League opposition and provided the winner for Jesse Lingard as Manchester United came from behind to beat Chelsea 2-1 at Old Trafford. Victory against his former club was particularly swee…
    - 9 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 5:08pm -


  • newCameroon:What One Man's 17-Year Ordeal Tells Us About Biya's Regime
    [African Arguments] Michel Atangana may be physically free, but like his country, he remains shackled in many ways.
    - 5 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 9:16pm -
  • newWest Africa:Europe Doubles Funding for Sahel Security Force
    [Deutsche Welle] The funding for the multinational G5 operation in West Africa's Sahel region is designed to stop Islamist insurgencies. The broader plan is to stop people having to leave the region.
    - 5 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 9:15pm -
  • newKenya:Telecoms in Kenya - The Strange Case of the Dog That Didn't Bark
    [Balancing Act] London -One of Africa's most interesting regulatory cases is the dominant market power study being conducted by Kenya's regulator, CAK. This week Russell Southwood looks at the detailed findings of the report commissioned by CAK and w…
    - 5 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 9:14pm -
  • newCongo-Kinshasa:Police Fire On Church-Led, Anti-Kabila Demonstrators
    [Deutsche Welle] The government had banned the demonstration and cut off all cell phone and internet access to hamper the rally against President Joseph Kabila who is clinging to power. Church groups had called for the rally.
    - 5 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 9:12pm -
  • newAfrica:How We Pinned Down What Attracts Mosquitos That Carry Dengue Fever
    [The Conversation Africa] Kenya has seen a rapid increase in chikungunya and dengue viruses outbreaks since 2016. Both are mosquito-borne viral infections that lead to debilitating joint and muscle pain.
    - 5 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 9:11pm -
  • newKenya:Fire Destroys Kitui County Government Offices
    [Capital FM] Kitui -Fire broke out Sunday at the offices of Kitui County Government, destroying property of unknown value.
    - 10 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 4:28pm -
  • newZimbabwe:Grace Mugabe Fumes, Dares Workers
    [Zimbabwe Standard] Former first lady Grace Mugabe allegedly told her farm workers that she was untouchable and no one will force her to pay their outstanding wages, including President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
    - 11 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 3:57pm -
  • newZimbabwe:Mugabe Lashes Out at Army, Mnangagwa
    [Zimbabwe Standard] Former president Robert Mugabe yesterday opened up about his ouster last year by the army, disclosing for the first time that some people were allegedly killed and others tortured as the 94-year-old politician piled up pressure on…
    - 11 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 3:52pm -
  • newZimbabwe:Chiyangwa Accused of Bribery, Blackmail
    [Zimbabwe Standard] Former Zifa accountant Fabian Venganayi has accused under-fire Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa of attempting to bribe and blackmail him in a desperate bid to silence him as his nasty fight with the beleaguered domestic football go…
    - 11 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 3:50pm -
  • newZimbabwe:ED Govt God's Plan, Claims Minister
    [Zimbabwe Standard] Mashonaland Central Provincial Affairs minister Advocate Martin Dinha (MD) claims he is a man of the spirit and that he knew long before it happened that Emmerson Mnangagwa would become president of Zimbabwe.
    - 11 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 3:49pm -


Mail & Guardian Africa

The East African

Africa IT and tech

  • newNile Day Celebrations stress the need to strengthen cooperation among states
    Addis Ababa, 22 February 2018 (ECA) - The Nile is our strongest potential for transformational development and the most tangible metaphor for bringing together economic growth, environmental preservation and social inclusion. The statement was made b…
    - 9 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 5:26pm -
  • newEco@Africa: A sustainable African-European TV success story
    ldquo;DW rsquo;s science and environmental programs are generally doing really well, but Eco@Africa is definitely a success story of its own, rdquo; DW Director General Peter Limbourg said on the occasion of the 100th edition of the environmental TV…
    - 9 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 5:26pm -
  • newScores on trial over failed Burkina coup
    More than 80 people go on trial before a military court on Tuesday over the failed 2015 coup in Burkina Faso, including two top generals accused of masterminding the plot. The case is being seen as a test of the credibility of justice in the former F…
    - 14 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 12:10pm -
  • new48th Ordinary Session Of African Court Begins Monday
    The 48th Ordinary Session of the African Court on Human and Peoples 39; Rights has set for February 26 to March 23 at Arusha, the United Republic of Tanzania. The African Court Judges, among others, will examine over 15 applications during the four-w…
    - 15 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 11:23am -

  • newWeird Wedding Day Stories In Nigeria!!
    THESE WEIRD THINGS REALLY HAPPENED AT WEDDINGS IN NIGERIA? SAVE ME LORD!Today, my radar is on Eketi Edima Ette‘s wall. She decided to share the weird things she has encountered at weddings she attended and I cannot stop this laughter. Read below bi…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Feb 18, 12:00am -
  • newCheck Out BBNaija Teddy A’s Pretty Baby Mama
    It’s no news that Teddy A, one of the ongoing reality show Big Brother Naija 2018 housemate has a son whom he has always gushed about .Now,the identity of his son’s mother had been revealed and she is a stunner.According to reports ,Teddy A’s…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 11:33pm -
  • newSeized Drugs By NDLEA Displayed In Kebbi State (Photos)
    As Kebbi State intensifies war against drug abuse and trafficking, The national drug law enforcement agency (NDLEA) State Commander Suleiman Jagi displays consignment of drugs seized by the agency to newsmen earlier this month.http://www.newshelmng.c…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 11:25pm -
  • new2019: PDP Governor Plots With Buhari’s Men - Tribune
    • MEETS PRESIDENT’S CAMPAIGNERS IN LONDON •TO FOIST WEAK PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE ON PDPLanre Adewole - AbujaA bi-partisan, bilateral deal to allegedly produce the governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwanbo as the Peoples Democratic Party…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 11:24pm -
  • newGovernor Gaidam Offers 38 First Class Students Of Yobe University Automatic Jobs
    Yobe State Governor, His Excellency, Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam has offered automatic graduate assistant jobs to 38 students of Yobe State University (YSU) who have graduated with first class degrees in their various areas of study.…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 11:21pm -
  • newAmerican Singer, August Alsina Shares Photos With Monkey, Nigerians React
    American R&B singer, August Alsina has took to his social media page on Instagram to share photos of him with chimpanzee.He captioned; "I’m gonna be a great DAD some day. Animal love is the purest form of love next to children. ❤️"Nigerians who…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 11:14pm -
  • newPregnant Lady Loses Memory After Escaping From Ritualists, Lands In Ogun (Photos)
    An appeal is being made online to help locate the family of a young pregnant woman who was almost used by suspected ritualists. According to an online report, the woman identified as Janet Oyewole from Osun state managed to escape from her alleged ca…
    - 4 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 11:04pm -
  • newSee Nigerian Air Force Jets Searching For Missing Dapchi Girls (Photos)
    NIGERIAN AIR FORCE INTENSIFIES EFFORTS TO LOCATE MISSING DAPCHI GIRLSThe Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed additional air assets, including Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) platforms, to the Northeast in a renewed effort at loc…
    - 4 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 10:48pm -
  • new"Dapchi Missing Girls A National Disgrace, Not Disaster" – CNN Anchor Faults Buhari
    GitMore.comCNN’s anchor, Isha Isatu Sesay, has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement on missing Dapchi School girls.Buhari in a statement on Friday confirming the abduction of the girls described the situation as a national disaster whil…
    - 4 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 10:47pm -
  • newCheck Out Lai Mohammed's Outfit During His Visit To Real Madrid Stadium (Photos)
    GistMore.comOn Friday February 16, 2018, Nigeria's Honourable Minister Of Information, Culture and Tourism Alhaji Lai Mohammed paid a guided tour to Real Madrid Stadium, Santiago Barnabeu, Madrid, Spain.But his outfit during the tour looks quite inte…
    - 4 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 10:38pm -

Reuters AFRICA Top News

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  • newNigeria warns on ECOWAS currency integration - Daily Trust
    Daily TrustNigeria warns on ECOWAS currency integrationDaily TrustThe Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has cautioned member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) against forcing through the planned currency integrat…
    - 33 mins ago 26 Feb 18, 2:04am -
  • newS'Court orders reinstatement of sacked A'Court's chief registrar - The Punch
    The PunchS'Court orders reinstatement of sacked A'Court's chief registrarThe PunchThe Supreme Court has ordered the Federal Judicial Service Commission to reinstate Mr. Bode Thomas who was compulsorily retired as the Chief Registrar of the Court of A…
    - 2 hours ago 26 Feb 18, 12:44am -
  • newFrozen accounts: Patience Jonathan asks court to jail bank chiefs - The Punch
    The PunchFrozen accounts: Patience Jonathan asks court to jail bank chiefsThe PunchWife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to jail the Managing Directors/Chief Executive Officers of three banks…
    - 2 hours ago 26 Feb 18, 12:31am -
  • newContributory pension threatened over new rule - Vanguard
    VanguardContributory pension threatened over new ruleVanguardFOLLOWING a recent guideline from the National Pension Commission, PenCom, workers are jettisoning the Voluntary Contribution, VC, initiative of the Commission on the grounds that it defeat…
    - 2 hours ago 26 Feb 18, 12:29am -
  • newAPC won't exist in South-East beyond 2019 – PDP - The Punch
    Independent Newspapers LimitedAPC won't exist in South-East beyond 2019 – PDPThe PunchThe Peoples Democratic Party has declared that the All Progressives Congress will not exist in the South-East beyond the 2019 general elections. The opposition pa…
    - 2 hours ago 26 Feb 18, 12:13am -
  • newWar vets push for JB Sibanda re-admission - Chronicle
    ChronicleWar vets push for JB Sibanda re-admissionChronicleTHE Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWA) is pushing for re-admission of its deposed former chairman, Mr Jabulani Sibanda, into Zanu-PF without conditions. Mr Sibanda…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Feb 18, 12:06am -

African football

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Tribal football

  • newHoddle: Blame Mourinho for Pogba's Man Utd struggles
    Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is to blame for Paul Pogba's poor form, says Glenn Hoddle.He wrote for the Daily Mail: "He has so many strings to his bow. That night he was outstanding. The game? It was for France against England in May at the S…
    - 7 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 7:33pm -
  • newMan City defender Laporte: Wigan was bad night
    Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte admits defeat to Wigan Athletic in the FA Cup was a "bad day".Laporte hopes to see action today in the Carabao Cup final against Arsenal.Read more on Tribal Football
    - 7 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 7:32pm -
  • newMan City defender Laporte: Dad stopped me from playing rugby
    Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte admits he was tempted to ignore football for rugby as a junior.Dad Lionel was a good second division rugby player in Agen, but he recommended that his son chose a different sport.Read more on Tribal Football
    - 7 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 7:31pm -
  • newMan City to enter Cup final with special fans' message
    Manchester City players will enter the Wembley pitch today with the written support of their fans.City meet Arsenal in the Carabao Cup final and will see a message from their fans in the dressing room.Read more on Tribal Football
    - 7 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 7:30pm -
  • newKlopp: Liverpool fear no-one in Champions League; watch out for Shakhtar
    Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is adamant they have no-one to fear in the Champions League this season.Liverpool are all but into the quarter-finals of the competition after thrashing Porto 5-0 and Klopp has been studying the other last 16 battles with…
    - 7 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 7:29pm -
  • newEx-Arsenal captain Gilberto urges Wilshere to boss Wembley today
    Former Arsenal captain Gilberto Silva has called on Jack Wilshere to prove his quality in today's Carabao Cup final against Manchester City.England midfielder Wilshere has been stung by Roy Keane's savage claim that he is probably the most overrated…
    - 7 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 7:27pm -
  • newMan Utd boss Mourinho convinced England have missed out on McTominay
    Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho believes England are set miss out on Scott McTominay to Scotland.The 21-year-old Manchester United midfielder is wanted by both home nations after a breakthrough season at Old Trafford.Read more on Tribal Football
    - 7 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 7:26pm -
  • newMan Utd boss Mourinho: Chelsea players never lost their ability
    Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says Chelsea's success under Antonio Conte last season was no surprise.When he was sacked the following season, he left behind a group of players who helped Conte take the Premier League back to west London last s…
    - 7 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 7:25pm -
  • newBayern Munich rival Arsenal, Spurs for Malcom
    Bayern Munich are joining the battle for Bordeaux attacker Malcom.The Mirror says Bayern expect to pip Arsenal and Tottenham to the signing of Bordeaux winger Malcom.Read more on Tribal Football
    - 7 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 7:24pm -
  • newMan Utd willing to go to £80M for Lazio ace Sergej Milinkovic-Savic
    Manchester United are preparing an offer for Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic this summer.The Mirror says United are among the top clubs monitoring 80million-rated Lazio midfielder Milinkovic-Savic.Read more on Tribal Football
    - 7 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 7:23pm -

Africa review


    • newAtletico cut gap on Barca
      French striker Antoine Griezmann hit a hat-trick as Atletico Madrid thrashed Sevilla 5-2 on Sunday to cut the gap on La Liga leaders Barcelona back to seven points.
      - 3 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 11:50pm -
    • newBulls set for Lions showdown
      As the euphoria of beating the Hurricanes dies down, Vodacom Bulls coach John Mitchell will be hard at work on Monday to ensure his side "keep their feet on the ground".
      - 4 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 10:30pm -
    • newCity beat Arsenal to win League Cup
      Manchester City won the first trophy of the Pep Guardiola era on Sunday, brushing Arsenal aside 3-0 in the League Cup final with the help of an old-fashioned route-one goal from Sergio Aguero.
      - 6 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 9:02pm -
    • newKane header gives Tottenham victory
      Harry Kane struck late to secure Tottenham Hotspur’s 1-0 victory at Crystal Palace on Sunday that moved Mauricio Pochettino's side into the top four.
      - 8 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 6:32pm -
    • newLukaku proves too much for Chelsea
      Romelu Lukaku broke his barren run against top six Premier League opposition and provided the winner for Jesse Lingard as Manchester United came from behind to beat Chelsea 2-1.
      - 8 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 6:32pm -
    • newTwo Koreas march apart as Games end
      The two Koreas marched behind their own flags and Russia looked forward to a quick end to its ban over mass doping as the curtain fell on the engrossing Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Sunday.
      - 9 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 5:47pm -
    • newPirates close the gap on Sundowns
      Orlando Pirates are the new chasers-in-chief in the Absa Premiership after closing to within four points of leaders Mamelodi Sundowns.
      - 9 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 5:24pm -
    • newEver-hungry Kohli wants more
      Indian captain Virat Kohli refused to bask in his team’s success in South Africa as he received the International Cricket Council Test Championship mace for the second year running.
      - 13 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 1:36pm -
    • newNZ draw first blood after Taylor ton
      Ross Taylor scored his 18th one-day international century and combined in a 178-run partnership with Tom Latham to lead New Zealand to a three-wicket win over England.
      - 14 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 12:35pm -
    • newMelandri edges Rea to claim Phillip Island double
      Marco Melandri claimed his first double race victory in World Superbikes since 2014 with a last-lap move.
      - 16 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 10:33am -

    VOA Africa

    • newSomali PM demands Intensified Security
      Somalia's Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has ordered police and intelligence agents to immediately intensify security "a hundred percent" in the capital of Mogadishu after attacks by Al-Shabab killed nearly 40 people on Friday.Friday's attacks…
      - 3 hours ago 26 Feb 18, 12:06am -
    • newCameroon Deploys More Troops to Fight Armed Separatists
      Cameroon has deployed more troops to it's English speaking regions after another wave of attacks on public buildings and the kidnapping of military and government officials by suspected armed separatists.  Moki Edwin Kindzeka reports from Yaounde.…
      - 3 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 11:17pm -
    • newNigeria Confirms 110 Girls Missing After Boko Haram Attack
      The Nigerian government confirmed Sunday 110 girls are missing after a Boko Haram attack in a northeastern town, after days of silence from officials.The Information Ministry says the girls from the Government Science and Technical College in Dap…
      - 6 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 8:31pm -
    • newParents Release Names of 105 Missing Nigerian Girls
      Parents in Nigeria have released a list of the 105 young women they say are still missing nearly a week after Boko Haram militants attacked a northern town, demanding that residents direct them toward the school for girls.The fate of the girls is…
      - 12 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 2:36pm -
    • newMauritania Issues Birth Certificates for Malian Refugee Children
      The U.N. refugee agency reports the Mauritanian Government is issuing birth certificates to thousands of Malian refugee children who were born in Mbera camp, conferring important legal protections upon them.Refugee children who lack a birth certi…
      - 13 hours ago 25 Feb 18, 1:54pm -
    • Anti-Deportation Protests Continue in Tel Aviv
      About 15,000 protesters turned out Saturday on the streets of Tel Aviv to voice their opposition to the deportation of African asylum-seekers, many of them from Sudan and Eritrea.The demonstration in south Tel Aviv was in the heart of the area whe…
      - 1 day ago 25 Feb 18, 12:02am -
    • Thousands of Children Displaced by Ethnic Violence in DRC’s Ituri Province
      The U.N. children’s fund reports at least 90,000 children have been forced to flee their homes in the face of escalating inter-communal violence in Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ituri Province.Ituri’s Djugu territory in northeastern D.R.C.…
      - 1 day ago 24 Feb 18, 3:49pm -
    • Mogadishu Blasts Death Toll Rises to 38
      The death toll from two suicide car bomb blasts that ripped through the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Friday has risen to at least 38 people, according to government sources.Abdulkadir Abdirahman Adan of the Aamin Ambulance Service said the bomb…
      - 2 days ago 24 Feb 18, 2:19pm -
    • Zimbabwe’s Opposition Names Acting Leader 
      Zimbabwe’s main opposition party says its acting leader will stay at the helm following the death of former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai earlier this month. But signs of internal division remain, something analysts say could handicap the opposi…
      - 2 days ago 24 Feb 18, 9:21am -
    • EU Top Diplomat: Donors Raised $510 Million for G5 Sahel Force
      As Europe seeks to stop migrants and militants reaching its shores, EU's Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini said Friday that international donors have raised more than $500 million for a multinational military force in West Africa's Sahel region…
      - 2 days ago 24 Feb 18, 8:08am -
    • 18 Killed in Mogadishu Blasts 
      Two car bombs exploded Friday in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, killing at least 18 people, the head of an ambulance service said.Dr. Abdulkadir Abdirahman Adan told VOA's Somali service that another 20 people had been wounded. He said most of the…
      - 2 days ago 23 Feb 18, 9:05pm -
    • Int'l Donors Pledge More Than $500M for West Africa's Sahel
      The European Union and other international donors pledged more than half-a-billion dollars Friday to support a multi-national military operation in Africa’s vast Sahel region, which has fallen prey to smugglers, human traffickers and terrorists in…
      - 2 days ago 23 Feb 18, 9:03pm -
    • UNHCR Calls on Rwanda to Investigate Refugee Deaths
      The U.N. refugee agency is calling on Rwandan authorities to investigate police culpability in the deaths of at least five Congolese refugees during a recent protest of food ration cuts.The deadly confrontation took place Thursday when some 700 Co…
      - 2 days ago 23 Feb 18, 8:03pm -
    • Libyans Still Waiting for Peaceful Transition 7 Yrs After Revolution
      February marks the seventh anniversary of the Libyan revolution, but many Libyans believe there is not much to celebrate as they are still waiting for the birth of a democratic state.Since the fall of long-time leader Moammar Gadhafi in 2011, Liby…
      - 2 days ago 23 Feb 18, 7:42pm -
    • African Migrants in Israel Protest Deportation Plans
      Thousands of African migrants in Israel are facing growing uncertainty as a looming deadline for deportation approaches."We are refugees, we are not criminals!" chanted dozens of protesting migrants, some of them symbolically wrapped in chains.…
      - 2 days ago 23 Feb 18, 7:16pm -
    • Eight Charged in Murder of Wildlife Conservationist in Tanzania
      A U.S.-based wildlife conservation group says authorities in Tanzania have arrested and charged eight people for the murder of the group's co-founder Wayne Lotter, who was shot in Dar es Salaam last year.The PAMS Foundation on Friday congratulated…
      - 2 days ago 23 Feb 18, 6:32pm -
    • Amnesty Says Politics of Fear, Hate Being Normalized by Some Leaders
      Rights group Amnesty International's annual report documents human rights violations in nearly 160 countries and claims 2017 saw the politics of hate and fear normalized by some of the most powerful leaders in the world. VOA Correspondent Mariama Di…
      - 2 days ago 23 Feb 18, 6:22pm -
    • Pope Calls for Prayers, Initiatives for Peace in DRC, South Sudan
      Pope Francis invited Catholics and members of all other religions Friday to observe a day of prayer, fasting and initiatives for peace, dedicated in particular to South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The pope's call for a rejection of vi…
      - 2 days ago 23 Feb 18, 5:54pm -
    • Parents Fear Worst for Missing Girls After Nigeria Attack
      The sound of gunfire rang out as residents gathered for evening prayers at the mosque. Soon the armed fighters showed up in their trucks and made their target clear: Where was the girls' school, they asked.Usman Katarko, a farmer, said he knew the…
      - 2 days ago 23 Feb 18, 5:41pm -
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      - 2 days ago 23 Feb 18, 5:30pm -

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