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Zimbabwe's incoming president calls for avoiding vengeful retribution

Zimbabwe's incoming president Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday implored Zimbabweans to remain peaceful and avoid revenge against each other.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/24 7:58:16

Zimbabwe opposition urges incoming president to destroy Mugabe's pillars of oppression

Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) on Thursday urged the new Zimbabwean government to dismantle all pillars of repression and oppression that had been put in place by former President Robert Mugabe.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/24 1:59:35

Local elections kick off in Algeria

The local elections in Algeria kicked off on Thursday, as voters have chosen their representatives at 1,541 municipal assemblies and 48 prefect assemblies.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/24 1:58:46

Desperate for clean water

Alissa Lual, a displaced mother of three children, collects and drinks water at a road construction site near an Internally Displaced Person (IDP) camp in Aweil, South Sudan on Wednesday. More than 4,000 people who fled their villages after escalating clashes between the government and militias that began last May are suffering from a lack of food and clean water. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2017/11/23 22:43:40

Mnangagwa promises jobs for all

Zimbabwe's incoming president Emmerson Mnangagwa was preparing Thursday to take power after the shock resignation of Robert Mugabe as president.
Source: Reuters | 2017/11/23 22:43:40

New hope

Zimbabwe's incoming president Emmerson Mnangagwa gestures as he speaks at Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party headquarters in Harare on Wednesday. Mnangagwa, Zimbabwe's former vice president, flew home to assume the presidency after Robert Mugabe resigned, ending his 37-year rule. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2017/11/23 22:38:39

South Sudan to roll out firt national education curriculum in 2018

War-torn South Sudan will roll out its first-ever national education curriculum in February 2018, seven years after the East African nation attained independence from Sudan, the ministry of general education said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 20:26:55

Zimbabwe embraces new president, int'l community urges stability

Zimbabwe's incoming president Emmerson Mnangagwa is set to be sworn in on Friday to serve the remainder of long-serving former president Robert Mugabe's term until the general election next year, the state broadcaster said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 20:17:28

Lava lake of Erta Ale volcano in Ethiopia

Photo taken on Nov. 20, 2017 shows a lava lake of Erta Ale volcano in the Afar Region, Ethiopia. Erta Ale, a large basaltic shield volcano located in the Afar Region, is one of the most active volcanoes in Ethiopia.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 9:53:48

South Sudan slams US threats of sanctions over stalled talks

South Sudan on Wednesday said the United States should consider giving peace talks more time rather than threaten more sanctions on both warring parties.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 8:15:10

S. African president appoints police chief to lead fight against rising crime

President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday appointed Lieutenant General Khehla Sitole as the new National Police Commissioner with immediate effect after the post had been vacant for more than two years.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 8:14:29

25 wounded victims of Nigeria mosque attack in stable condition: local hospital

Twenty-five wounded victims of a suicide attack inside a local mosque in the northeastern Nigeria town of Mubi on Tuesday are in stable condition, according to a state-run hospital on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 8:14:15

Agriculture experts, policymakers urge further actions on bio-technologies in Africa

Agriculture sector experts and policymakers are calling for further actions in the agricultural bio-technologies sector so as to bring sustainable food systems and nutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 8:12:12

Egypt rejects accusation of using Sudan's Nile water quota

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry rejected on Wednesday the statements of his Sudanese counterpart that Egypt used some of Sudan's Nile water quota for many years.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 8:11:21

Egypt's army destroys 10 vehicles loaded with weapons near Libya border

Egypt's air forces destroyed 10 vehicles laden with smuggled weapons and ammunition on the country's western border with Libya, military spokesman said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 8:10:33

Zimbabwe's incoming president thanks public, military for support

Zimbabwe's incoming president Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday thanked Zimbabweans and the military for their support.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 8:10:09

Egypt arrests spy network backed by Qatar

The Egyptian General Intelligence Agency said Wednesday the previously arrested spy network financed by Turkey was also supported by Qatar, official MENA news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 8:08:15

Death toll rises to 58 in Nigeria mosque attack

The death toll from a suicide attack inside a local mosque in the northeastern Nigeria town of Mubi on Tuesday has risen to 58, a senior health official said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 8:03:47