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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Malawi miners strike

Malawi's devaluation of its currency by a third against the dollar provoked a strike over wages at the country's largest mine, condemned by the...

Albino girl kidnapped, slain by armed gang in Burundi

An armed gang kidnapped, killed and dismembered an albino girl in what was Burundi's 18th such slaying in less than four years, officials said...

At least 162 killed as violence escalates in Nigeria

At least 162 people were killed in bomb attacks targeting security forces and gun battles in Nigeria's second-largest city of Kano, where bodies littered...

Zimbabwe: Women should shave their heads and bath less to stop HIV

A Zimbabwean politician has said women should be forced to bathe less and shave off their hair to make them less attractive to men...

Tourists released hours after being abducted in Egypt

Two Brazilian tourists were released hours after being kidnapped in Egypt's southern Sinai desert, a security source said Monday. Bedouin tribesmen snatched the two Brazilian...

West African bloc threaten Coup leaders in Mali, G. Bissau

West African presidents have threatened tougher action against coup leaders in Mali and Guinea-Bissau who have resisted efforts to fully restore civilian rule. Guinea-Bissau's ruling...

AIDS orphanage lifeblood for Swazi ghost town

Lost in the mountains of Swaziland, Bulembu became a ghost town when the local mine closed, cutting off its lifeblood. Now the town is...

Thousands of congolese flee to Uganda

A Ugandan official says more than 12,300 Congolese fleeing violence at home have crossed into Uganda. Stephen Mallinga, Uganda's minister for disaster preparedness and relief,...

Mali coup leader trained with the American military

Mali's coup leader, Captain Amadou Sanogo, attended at least five training courses with the American military since 1998, the Pentagon confirmed Tuesday. While releasing details...

Mali split deepens as Northern Rebels unite

A move by Mali's Tuareg and Islamist rebels to merge and declare a new state in the north left the west African country closer...

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