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Gunmen attack killed 26 Christians in south Egypt

Gunmen opened fire on buses carrying Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing 26 people and wounding 25, health ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/26 21:27:58

Gunmen attack killed 25 Christians in south Egypt

At least 25 Christians were killed and 23 others wounded on Friday when unknown militants opened fire on a bus carrying them to a church in Egypt's southern province of Minya, health ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/26 19:27:38

Militants killed 3 in bus carrying Copts upper Egypt: state TV

Militants killed 3 in bus carrying Copts upper Egypt: state TV
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/26 18:09:03

Zambia mulls moving capital to rural area, says minister

Zambia is considering a proposal to move its capital from fast-developing Lusaka to a nearly uninhabited marshland district in the center of the country, a minister said Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/25 22:53:39

Reforming Sex Tourism

For decades, The Gambia has built a reputation as a haven for tourists willing to pay for sun, sand, sea... and sex. But its tourism board has ambitious plans to give a makeover to this tiny West African nation.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/25 22:33:40

2 police officers killed in Kenya's border town

At least two Kenyan police officers were killed and two others injured early Thursday in a terror attack involving improvised explosive device (IED) in Garissa county along the border with Somalia.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 17:48:59

Tanzanian president orders mining minister to resign

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Wednesday ordered Minister for Energy and Minerals Sospeter Muhongo to resign after a report showed he was implicated in mining firms' undeclared mineral sand exports.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 22:55:27

Egypt moves ancient King Tut's funerary bed, chariot to largest museum

Egyptian workers open a box containing the funerary bed of ancient King Tutankhamun at the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) near the Pyramids Plateau in Giza, Egypt on May 23, 2017. The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities moved on Tuesday the 3,000-year-old funerary bed and chariot of ancient King Tutankhamun from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir downtown Cairo to the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) near the Pyramids Plateau in Giza. Egyptian Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany told reporters that they moved so far about 3,900 pieces of King Tut's artifact to the GEM that will be opened in the first half of 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 16:57:21

Ethiopian PM urges high-level cadres to address concerns of good governance

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn urged more than 470 high-level leadership cadres to address concerns of good governance.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/23 23:04:14

Nairobi bourse investors wealth rises on banks, telecom stocks surge

A surge in the share prices of telecom and bank stocks has lifted investors' wealth at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) to a new high of 20 billion US dollars as the market recovers.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/23 22:59:41

African entrepreneurs hold key to continent's industrial transformation: report

The African Development Bank (ADB) in its new outlook says the continent's entrepreneurs have the potential to accelerate the industrial transformation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/22 23:52:35

Forgotten army

Angolan soldiers recruited by South Africa’s Apartheid government to fight against their homeland now live in squalor, forgotten and unwanted.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/22 19:03:39

Men march against abuse of women and children in South Africa

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Pretoria on Saturday, angered by a rise in violence against women and children in South Africa, including killings and sex attacks.
Source: Agencies | 2017/5/21 23:03:39

Once popular sport sees sharp decline as economy flounders in Zimbabwe

Once the preserve of the ruling white minority, horse racing in Zimbabwe has adapted to survive after gaining independence in 1980 by attracting a loyal following of local fans who enjoyed a bet. Now the country’s only racetrack, at Borrowdale outside Harare, is threatened with closure – highlighting how a worsening economic crisis has pushed even the hardiest of colonial-era legacies to the brink of extinction.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/21 20:28:08

UN says S. Sudan's forces killed 114 civilians in Yei town

The UN human rights office said on Friday that South Sudan's pro-government forces killed 114 civilians in and around Yei town, 150 km southwest of the capital of Juba, between July 2016 and January.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/20 7:55:36

Car bomb kills 6 in eastern Libya

A car bomb explosion on Friday hit the eastern Libyan town of Sloog, killing six people, including a tribal leader.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/20 7:48:18

South Africa has no secret nuclear deal with foreign countries: Eskom

South Africa has not reached any secret nuclear deal with foreign countries, a senior official at the state-run power utility Eskom said on Thursday
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/19 7:51:20

Zuma urges S. Africans to unite in fight against female killings

South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday urged the nation to unite against the killing and attacks on women and children.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/17 7:33:34