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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sudan launches fresh attacks on South after quitting summit

Sudanese warplanes on Tuesday launched fresh air raids on oil-rich areas of South Sudan, a Southern official said, threatening a tentative rapprochement despite international...

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...

SAA expands African reach

South African Airways has strengthened its network into Central Africa by introducing flights to Pointe Noire in the DRC, which beganĀ  last week it...

Gay rights activists detained after raid on Zimbabwean Gay Association

Police in Zimbabwe detained 44 gay rights activists during a raid on the headquarters of Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ) association in Harare...

Kenya sacks 25,000 nurses

Kenya's public hospitals face a potentially devastating health worker shortage after the government said Thursday it had fired 25,000 striking nurses. The nurses went on...

UN: Mali clashes force 172,000 people to flee their homes

Clashes between the army and Tuareg rebels in northern Mali have forced 172,000 people to flee their homes since mid-January, the United Nations humanitarian...

Luxury brands target Nigerian elite

Glittering sapphire necklaces, designer suits against perfumed skin, the taste of freshly popped Champagne and the roar of a speeding Porsche: the five senses...

UN Security Council to vote to back Gambian intervention

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council is set to vote laterĀ  Thursday on a Senegalese draft resolution that would...

Mali soldiers seize control of the country

Soldiers stormed state television and announced early Thursday that they had seized control of the country, dissolving all of its institutions due to the...

West African leaders hold crisis talks as Gambia leader’s mandate ends

By Emma Farge and Diadie Ba DAKAR (Reuters) - Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz flew to Senegal to meet with President Macky Sall after...

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