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Villagers, herdsmen clashes leaves at least 33 killed in Nigeria state

At least 33 people lost their lives in clashes between villagers and herdsmen in southern part of north Nigeria's Kaduna State, a top police officer said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/20 9:01:29

Health workers strikes cripple services in Kenya: charity

Two consecutive strikes by health professionals in Kenya in 2017 have caused crippling consequences to the country's health system as a few facilities struggle with influx of patients, a global charity said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/19 18:05:43

Malawi's former agriculture minister arrested

Malawi's graft busting body, the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) Wednesday arrested former agriculture minister George Chaponda, who was under investigation for corruption.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/19 18:00:35

5 killed, 21 injured in road accident in southern Morocco

A total of five people were killed and 21 others injured on Tuesday in a road accident in southern Morocco.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/19 8:47:20

Scores killed in fresh farmers, herdsmen attack in Nigeria: security source

A renewed attack between farmers and herders in southern Nigeria's Kaduna State, have claimed over 30 lives while scores were said to sustain varying degrees of injuries.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/19 8:46:44

Sudan discovers 4,000-year-old ancient tombs

Sudanese Ministry of Tourism, Antiquities and Wildlife announced on Tuesday the discovery of ancient tombs with a history of more than 4,000 years, dating back to the period of the Kingdom of Kerma in northern Sudan (2,500-1,500 B.C.), Sudanese Media Center (SMC) reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/19 8:45:15

Boko Haram terrorists surrender to Nigerian troops

A senior Boko Haram terrorist named Konto Fanami and three others has surrendered to Nigerian troops in the restive northeast Borno State, the Nigerian Army said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/19 8:44:38

Egypt said to be self-sufficient in natural gas by 2020

Egypt said on Monday that it would be self-sufficient in natural gas by 2020 thanks to the discovery of three gas fields in recent years, according to an official statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/18 17:05:31

43 Libyan army engineers killed in Benghazi landmine blast

Libyan army said Monday 43 army engineers were killed and 27 others wounded in explosions of landmines, which were planted by terrorist groups in the city of Benghazi.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/18 9:51:18

South Sudanese army denies planned offensive on rebel stronghold

South Sudan's Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) on Monday denied planning an offensive on the rebel stronghold of Pagak near the Ethiopian border.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/18 9:31:02

Nigeria's Boko Haram militants change tactics to carry out terror attacks

Boko Haram militants have changed tactics to carry out terror activities in Nigeria, the country's military authority said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/18 9:29:30

South African Human Rights Commission condemns deputy police minister's remarks on foreigners

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) condemned the remarks made by the Deputy Minister of Police, Bongani Mkongi on Monday which they said have a potential to ignite anti-immigrant sentiments.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/18 9:27:55

At least 12 killed as suicide blasts rock NE Nigeria

At least 12 people were killed following two suicide blasts in northeastern Nigeria's Maiduguri city early Monday, according to eyewitnesses.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/18 0:14:40

Kenya’s social media election

A strikingly toxic campaign ad was unleashed online in Kenya just weeks before national elections – a potentially explosive move in a country where politics and ethnicity are closely aligned.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/17 18:38:39

At least 27 dead, 54 missing in whaling shipwreck in DR Congo

At least 27 people were killed and 54 others were missing in the night of Thursday to Friday after a whaling ship wrecked on the Kasai River in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo), a local official told Xinhua on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/17 9:38:12

Egypt orders maximum security around Cairo churches to prevent terror attacks

Cairo security chief Khaled Abdel Aal on Sunday made surprise inspection visits to several churches in the Egyptian capital, ordering maximum security around them to prevent terror attacks.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/17 7:42:48

Egypt says military coordination with US necessary in fighting terror

Egypt said on Sunday that military coordination with the United States is necessary in the face of growing terrorism.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/17 7:40:35

Eight die in Senegal football stadium crush

Eight people were killed during Senegal's football league cup final in Dakar on Saturday, the sports minister said, as a wall collapsed onto clashing supporters triggering a panicked stampede.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/16 22:43:40