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South Sudan Declares Former Army Chief a Rebel, Accuses Him of Attacks

0 Visits: 262 | Tuesday January 09, 2018 - 08:30:39
JUBA — The South Sudanese government on Monday declared army chief of staff General Paul Malong a rebel and accused him of being behind a series of attacks last week.

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Kenya: Struggling Potato Growers Ink a New Deal

0 Visits: 305 | Monday January 08, 2018 - 16:11:25
KIPIPIRI, Kenya — Sitting on a rickety bench at his home in Kipipiri, in central Kenya, Samuel Macharia pulls a piece of paper from his pocket and proudly points to the signature at the bottom.

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Ghana: Discrimination, Violence Against LGBT People

0 Visits: 306 | Monday January 08, 2018 - 15:43:33
ACCRA – Ghanaians who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) suffer widespread discrimination and abuse both in public and in family settings, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

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Saudi-led Coalition Warplane Crashes in Yemen: Saudi Statement

0 Visits: 207 | Sunday January 07, 2018 - 20:23:25
DUBAI — A warplane from Saudi Arabia's air forces fighting the Houthi movement in Yemen crashed on Sunday due to a technical fault while conducting military operations, a statement carried by the Saudi state news agency SPA said.

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Sudan Seizes Newspapers After Criticism on High Cost of Bread

0 Visits: 194 | Sunday January 07, 2018 - 20:02:48
KHARTOUM Sudanese security agents on Sunday seized all copies of six newspapers after they criticised the government over soaring bread prices that have almost doubled this week, editors said.

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Kenya Likely to Compensate Somalia over Oil Exploration on Disputed Sea Area

0 Visits: 688 | Sunday January 07, 2018 - 14:59:14
NAIROBI — Kenya could be forced to compensate Somalia over oil exploration on a disputed sea area if the neighbouring country wins a case being adjudicated at the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

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Senegal: 13 Killed, 7 Wounded by Gunmen in Restive Senegal Region

0 Visits: 189 | Sunday January 07, 2018 - 14:12:42
DAKAR, Senegal — Gunmen killed at least 13 people Saturday in Senegal who were gathering firewood in the forest, the military said.

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AFRICA: 8 Migrants Dead, 86 Rescued from Sinking Boat off Libya

0 Visits: 347 | Sunday January 07, 2018 - 14:06:52
ROME — At least eight migrants died and 86 others were rescued Saturday from a smugglers' rubber dinghy after it starting sinking in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, the Italian coast guard said. A search was ongoing to find any more possible survivors.

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Iranian Tanker Collides with Freighter off China; 32 Missing

0 Visits: 244 | Sunday January 07, 2018 - 14:01:09
BEIJING — An Iranian oil tanker collided with a bulk freighter and caught fire off China's eastern coast, leaving its entire crew of 32 missing and causing the tanker to spill oil into the sea, authorities said Sunday.

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Ethiopia Arrests 107 Relating to Somali-Oromo Conflicts

0 Visits: 700 | Friday January 05, 2018 - 23:11:51
ADDIS ABABA — The Ethiopian government has arrested 107 individuals relating to recent conflict along the border of Somali and Oromia regional states, an official said on Friday.

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