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State of emergency in Sinai after bomb kills 30 Egypt soldiers

Sinai has turned into a hotbed for extremist militants who have killed scores of security personnel since the overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July 2013.  By  (AFP) Saturday, October 25, 2014

Cairo (AFP) - Egypt declared a three-month state of emergency would begin Saturday in the north and centre of the Sinai Peninsula after a suicide car bombing killed 30 soldiers. The bombing on Frid ...

Equatorial Guinea Must Disclose Full Details Of Amnesty For Political Prisoners

Saturday, October 25, 2014

[B]Equatorial Guinea’s government should reveal the names and the reasons for the arrest of all prisoners set to benefit from the country’s newly announced amnesty on political crimes, Amnesty Interna ...

Egypt declares state of emergency in Sinai after bomb attack

Sinai has turned into a hotbed for extremist militants who have killed scores of security personnel since the overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July 2013.  By  (AFP) Saturday, October 25, 2014

Cairo (AFP) - Egypt declared a three-month state of emergency Friday in the north and centre of the Sinai Peninsula after a suicide car bombing killed 30 soldiers, the presidency said. The measures ...

Liberia’s Anti-Corruption Commission Vow To Stand Singularly...If The Justice Ministry Delays

Saturday, October 25, 2014

[B]The Chairman of the Liberia Anti Corruption Commission (LACC) in Liberia Counselor James Verdier Jr. said that after a thorough investigation into corrupt malpractices by past and present officials ...

Girl dies of Ebola in Mali's first case: government source

Residents attend an awareness campaign on the haemorragic fever Ebola by local authorities in Lelouma, western Guinea on September 27, 2014.  By Cellou Binani (AFP/File) Friday, October 24, 2014

Bamako (AFP) - A two-year-old girl died of Ebola in Mali on Friday, in the first case of the disease in the west African nation, a source in the prime minister's office told AFP. "Unfortunately she ...

Rwanda partially bans BBC broadcasts over genocide documentary

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame is pictured at the State House in Nairobi on May 11, 2014.  By  (Pool/AFP/File) Friday, October 24, 2014

Kigali (AFP) - Rwanda on Friday partially suspended BBC broadcasts over a controversial documentary on the central African country's leadership and the 1994 genocide. The Rwanda Utilities Regulator ...

UN clamps down on Somalia Shebab 'lifeline'

Ships are loaded with charcoal at the Kismayo sea-port in Somalia on March 15, 2013.  By Phil Moore (AFP/File) Friday, October 24, 2014

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The UN Security Council on Friday authorized ship inspections off Somalia's coast to clamp down on the charcoal trade providing a lifeline to Shebab Islamists. ...

Ex-world 800m champion Mulaudzi dies in car crash - Zuma

South Africa's Mbulaeni Mulaudzi celebrates winning the men's 800m final race of the 2009 IAAF Athletics World Championships on August 23, 2009 in Berlin.  By Fabrice Coffrini (AFP/File) Friday, October 24, 2014

Johannesburg (AFP) - Former world 800-metre champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi died Friday aged 34 in a car crash on his way to a Johannesburg athletics meeting, President Jacob Zuma said in a statement. " ...

Car bomb in Egypt's Sinai kills 28 soldiers

Sinai has turned into a hotbed for extremist militants who have killed scores of security personnel since the overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July 2013.  By  (AFP) Friday, October 24, 2014

Cairo (AFP) - A suicide car bombing in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula killed at least 28 soldiers Friday, in the deadliest attack on security forces since the army deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi la ...

Nigeria president set to announce re-election bid: source

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria attends a session at the US-Africa Leader Summit in Washington, DC, August 6, 2014.  By Jim Watson (AFP/File) Thursday, October 23, 2014

Abuja (AFP) - A source close to Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said on Thu ...

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Ebola death toll rises to almost 4,900

Funeral workers trained in the burial of Ebola victims lower a body into a grave at the Fing Tom cemetery in Freetown, Sierra Leone on October 10, 2014.  By Florian Plaucheur (AFP/File) Thursday, October 23, 2014

Geneva (AFP) - The number of people with Ebola is set to hit 10,000 in West Afri ...

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Zambia president flown abroad for medical 'check'

Zambian President Michael Sata gestures upon arrival at Solwezi airport before addressing supporters at an election campaign meeting on September 10, 2014.  By Stringer (AFP/File) Monday, October 20, 2014

Lusaka (AFP) - Zambian President Michael Sata, who has not been seen in public i ...

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South Africa rejects hosting Africa Nations Cup

Sudanese and South African players vie for the ball during their African Cup of Nations CAN 2015 qualifying match in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on September 5, 2014.  By Ebrahim Hamid (AFP/File) Monday, October 20, 2014

Johannesburg (AFP) - South Africa is not ready to host the Africa Cup of Nations ...

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Tunisia police kill 6 'militants' ahead of key polls

Members of the Tunisian military move to a position near a besieged house in the town of Oued Ellil near on October 24, 2014.  By Fadel Senna (AFP) Friday, October 24, 2014

Tunis (AFP) - Tunisian police killed six suspected militants, five of them women ...

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Clashes in Libya's Benghazi leave more than 20 dead

Libyan men loyal to general Khalifa Haftar take position during clashes against Islamists in the eastern city of Benghazi on June 2, 2014.  By  (AFP/File) Saturday, October 18, 2014

Benghazi (Libya) (AFP) - Fierce clashes raged in Benghazi on Friday, leaving mor ...

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