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Corpses litter Nigerian village attacked by gunmen

At least two decomposed corpses were found in surrounding bushes on Tuesday as a team of local residents combed Nigeria's northwestern village of Gwaska, which was attacked by gunmen last weekend.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/10 13:30:38

DRC: 2 Ebola cases confirmed, 17 deaths suspected in 9th outbreak since 1976

An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus disease has been declared in the northwest of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 19:03:16

South Africa: "World's oldest man" celebrates 114th birthday

Fredie Blom, believed to be the world's oldest man alive, celebrated his 114th birthday near Cape Town on Tuesday with much fanfare.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 15:03:00

Death toll of northern Nigeria village attack rises to 73

The death toll of an attack on a village in Nigeria's northwestern state of Kaduna has risen to 73, as more bodies were recovered and buried on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 11:42:20

Death toll from suicide attack on Libyan army checkpoint rises to 4

The death toll from a suicide attack at a checkpoint of the Libyan eastern-based army on Tuesday has risen to four, according to a military source.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 11:35:18

DRC: At least 17 dead as Ebola outbreak confirmed

At least 17 people have been killed following signs of hemorrhagic fever in the Bikoro Health Zone in the Equateur Province in the northwest of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to the Minister of Health, Orly Ilunga.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/9 8:35:02

Death toll of northern Nigeria village attack rises to 58

The death toll of an attack in Nigeria's central north state of Kaduna has increased to 58 as more bodies were recovered on Monday, a local tribal chief said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/8 10:31:56

At least 45 killed in Nigeria's village attack

At least 45 people have been confirmed dead and others wounded during an attack at Gwaska village in Nigeria's central north Kaduna state, eyewitnesses said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/7 6:29:49

Young Nigerians see bright future working for Chinese firm

Last month, some Nigerian youths were about to round off their mandatory one-year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program after graduation from local universities when a Chinese firm held a job fair inside their camp.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/6 6:46:46

Egypt court upholds lengthy jail terms against 45 over deadly riot

An Egyptian top court on Saturday upheld the lengthy jail terms against 45 defendants over a deadly riot in the eastern province of Port Said in 2013, official MENA news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/6 6:37:30

Zimbabwean president launches ruling party's 2018 election manifesto

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday launched the ruling ZANU-PF's 2018 election manifesto and campaign as it steps up preparations for national polls set for mid-year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/5 8:56:51

Sudan to close 13 diplomatic missions, 4 consular offices abroad

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Wednesday announced the decision to close 13 diplomatic missions and four consular missions abroad due to a financial crisis, the official Sudan News Agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/3 14:59:31

Death toll in IS suicide attack on Libyan poll commission rises to 15

The death toll in an attack by Islamic State (IS) suicide bombers on the headquarters of the Libyan Higher Commission of Elections here Wednesday has risen to 15, according to a medical source.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/3 11:23:17

IS suicide attack on Libyan election commission aims to derail upcoming elections

The Islamic State (IS) militant group on Wednesday carried out a deadly suicide attack on the headquarters of Libya's Higher Commission of Elections, killing at least 14 and injuring more than 10 others.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/3 9:35:01

IS claims responsibility for suicide attack on Libyan election commission

The militant group Islamic State (IS) on Wednesday claimed responsibility for the suicide attack on the headquarters of Libya's Higher Commission of Elections in the capital Tripoli.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/3 9:27:59

Gabonese gov't resigns after court ruling over delayed elections

Gabonese Prime Minister Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet's government resigned Tuesday after the constitutional court ordered it to step down over election delays, an official statement said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/2 10:42:03

At least 17 killed in Central African Republic violence

At least 17 people were killed in Central African Republic (CAR) on Tuesday in a series of violence at a church and around the presidency in the capital Bangui, according to security and local sources.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/2 9:04:38

Suicide blasts kill at least 32 in Nigeria

At least 32 people were killed following two suicide attacks on a mosque in Nigeria's northeastern town of Mubi on Tuesday, officials and witnesses said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/2 8:55:52