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At least 600 individuals arrested in night clashes in Tunisia

At least 600 individuals have been arrested during the clashes between protesters and law enforcement officers since Monday night in Tunisia, the source from Tunisia Ministry of Interior Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/12 8:08:56

Downpour leaves 2,500 homeless in central Tanzania

At least 2,500 people were left homeless after heavy rain destroyed 106 houses in Tanzania's central region of Dodoma, an official said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/12 7:15:01

UN Security Council voices concern over security situation in West Africa

The UN Security Council on Thursday voiced concern over the security situation in West Africa and the Sahel region, particularly the threat of terrorism and violent extremism.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/12 7:11:31

Zambia takes measures to contain cholera outbreak

Health workers conduct a spraying exercise at the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka, capital of Zambian, on Jan. 9, 2018. The Zambian government said Monday that business in Lusaka, the country's capital, was slowly coming back to normal following measures put in place to contain the cholera outbreak.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/10 13:59:19

Egypt to hold 2018 presidential elections in March

Egypt will hold its 2018 presidential elections from March 26-28, National Election Authority (NEA) announced on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/9 8:08:39

29 killed, 22 missing after cyclone Ava hits Madagascar

Twenty nine people were killed by cyclone Ava that hit Madagascar from Friday to Sunday, the Madagascar government said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/9 8:06:32

Libyan Navy rescues 135 immigrants off western coast

Libyan Navy on Monday announced that 135 illegal immigrants were rescued off the coast of the western city of Garrabulli.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/9 8:04:43

Dead end

A migrant rests with her children at a naval base after they were brought back by Libyan coast guards in Tripoli, Libya on Sunday. Libya's coast guard rescued at least 250 survivors from two boats east of Tripoli trying to cross the Mediterranean. One of the boats sank and the other was badly overcrowded, officials said.
Source: VCG | 2018/1/8 23:18:41

Senegal vows to hunt down gunmen after 13 massacred

The Senegalese government vowed Sunday to be "relentless" in tracking down and bringing to justice those responsible for the execution of 13 people in the southern region of Casamance.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/8 22:58:39

Egypt denounces New York Times report on Cairo's acceptance of Trump's Jerusalem decision

Egypt on Sunday denounced a New York Times report alleging Egypt's acceptance of US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/8 9:38:43

S. African parliament to review rules for impeaching president

South Africa's parliament said on Sunday it would deliberate on a draft procedure for impeaching President Jacob Zuma.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/8 9:27:15

Sudan regrets inclusion in US list of religious freedom violations

Sudan government on Sunday regretted a decision by the United States to re-designate it on the list of countries accused of violating religious freedom.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/8 9:24:01

ANC president pledges to carry out land reform

Newly elected African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday pledged to carry out the organization's policy of land reform.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/8 9:21:19

Heavy lifting

A Somali fisherman carries a hammerhead shark on his head to the Hamarweyne fish market near the port in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Friday. Given Mogadishu's location on the Indian Ocean, fishing has traditionally played an important part in its economy.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/5 23:18:41

Kenya lauds China's ivory trade ban, urges other nations to follow suit

Kenya's government on Friday hailed China's landmark decision to ban domestic trade in ivory products and urged other countries to follow suit in order to save the remaining population of elephants.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/5 21:19:17

18 killed, 239 injured in South Africa passenger train crash

A passenger train slammed into a truck in South Africa's Free State province on Thursday, killing 18 people and injuring 239 others.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/5 7:29:19

Jordan condemns mosque attack in Nigeria

Jordan on Wednesday condemned a suicide attack on a mosque in Nigeria's northeastern town of Gamboru that resulted in the death of 10 people, the state-run Petra news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/4 6:52:16

Libya alone cannot handle illegal immigration: PM

Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez Serraj said Wednesday that Libya alone cannot deal with illegal immigration.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/4 6:51:56