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Congo Orders Internet, SMS Cut Ahead of Anti-government Protests

0 Visits: 222 | Sunday December 31, 2017 - 09:21:27
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo — Democratic Republic of Congo's government on Saturday ordered telecommunications providers to cut internet and SMS services across the country ahead of planned anti-government demonstrations.

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Sudan Imposes State of Emergency in Two States

0 Visits: 211 | Saturday December 30, 2017 - 21:49:37
KHARTOUM — Sudan's president on Saturday announced a state of emergency in two states in the centre and east of the country, the official news agency said.

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Egypt Security Forces Kill Three Suspected Militants, Arrest 10 Others

0 Visits: 162 | Saturday December 30, 2017 - 21:39:41
CAIRO — Egyptian security forces killed three suspected militants in an exchange of gunfire at a farm they believed to be a militant hideout on the outskirts of Giza, the interior ministry said in a statement on Saturday.

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South African President Suffers Another Legal Setback

0 Visits: 243 | Saturday December 30, 2017 - 12:04:31
JOHANNESBURG — South Africa's top court on Friday ruled that parliament failed to hold President Jacob Zuma to account in a scandal over multi-million-dollar upgrades to his private home, in a decision that fueled opposition calls for the president to be impeached.

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Africa's Returning Migrants Say They Need Assistance, Hope

0 Visits: 215 | Saturday December 30, 2017 - 11:52:33
WARRI, Nigeria — Itohen used to sell secondhand clothes in Nigeria's Edo state before she was lured at age 24 into a trip abroad.

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Kenyans Among al-Shabaab Militants Injured in US Airstrike in Somalia

0 Visits: 516 | Friday December 29, 2017 - 23:28:14
NAIROBI — Two Kenyans are among terrorists injured after an airstrike by United States forces at an Al-Shabaab camp in Somalia on Christmas Eve.

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Celebrations As Soccer Star Weah Set to be Liberia's President

0 Visits: 268 | Friday December 29, 2017 - 10:14:52
MONROVIA, Liberia — Celebrations have begun in Liberia as former FIFA World Player of the Year George Weah is set to be declared the winner of the West African nation's presidential election.

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Eastern Libyan Forces Say They Fully Control Benghazi

0 Visits: 221 | Friday December 29, 2017 - 10:07:11
BENGHAZI, Libya — Eastern Libyan forces have retaken from Islamist fighters the last district of Benghazi, the country's second largest city, military officials said.

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Soccer Star George Weah Wins Liberian Presidential Election

0 Visits: 112 | Thursday December 28, 2017 - 21:43:51
MONROVIA — Former soccer star George Weah has defeated Vice President Joseph Boakai to win Liberia's presidential election run-off with 61.5 percent of the vote, based on 98.1 percent of ballots cast, the election commission said on Thursday.

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Egypt, Sudan Relations at a New Low over Erdogan's Visit

0 Visits: 141 | Thursday December 28, 2017 - 19:11:53
CAIRO — Egypt's pro-government media is vilifying neighboring Sudan over its expanding ties with Turkey and Qatar, Cairo's regional nemesis, saying the three are conspiring against Egypt.

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