April 23, 2017

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Moroccan and US forces are among nearly 1 300 troops from across the world taking part in a major military exercise in southern Morocco, the American embassy and military officials have said.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 9:17 am
Spanish police say they have arrested a 43-year-old Egyptian man for allegedly belonging to an international terror organisation
Posted: April 23, 2017, 6:57 am
The gloves are off as the plot to oust the ruling Zanu-PF political commissar, Local Government Minister Saviour Kasukuwere intensifies.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 4:58 am
The UN's World Food Programme says a food shipment meant to feed about 112 000 people has been stopped at the Burundi border.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 7:40 pm
Thirteen people have been indicted over the murder of Uganda's second most prominent policeman, killed outside his house last month, police say.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 5:02 pm
The first public hearing into the June 2015 attack in the Tunisian resort of Sousse that killed 38 foreign tourists has been set for next week, says the court.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 5:02 pm
Kenya's military has said it killed 52 fighters with the extremist group al-Shabaab during an early morning attack on a camp in neighbouring Somalia.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 4:40 pm
Egyptian forces have killed 21 extremists, at least 19 of them in an airstrike, the military says, including three senior figures of the Islamic State group's affiliate in the restive Sinai Peninsula.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 4:37 pm
The Kenyan army says it killed a number of al-Shabaab fighters in a dawn raid in neighbouring Somalia.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 4:37 pm
Morocco has accused Algeria of expelling 55 Syrian migrants across the countries' shared border and criticised it for "inhumane behaviour".
Posted: April 22, 2017, 3:16 pm
President Robert Mugabe's grip on power has faced little recent threat from Zimbabwe's splintered opposition, but efforts to forge a unified alliance in next year's election could test his supremacy.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 12:47 pm
In South Sudan, where hundreds of thousands are on the brink of starvation and famine has been declared in two counties, children are struggling to learn because of lack of food.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 11:02 am
Human Rights Watch is urging suspension of military aid to Egypt after video showed troops appearing to carry out cold-blooded executions of detainees in the Sinai Peninsula, where the army is embroiled in battles with the Islamic State militant group.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 9:06 am
Officials have warned villagers living near the Save River in southeastern Zimbabwe to move around in pairs for their own safety after a man was savaged by a crocodile.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 9:06 am
Deadly violence between government forces and tribal militias in the Democratic Republic of Congo's central Kasai region has forced more than a million people from their homes over the past eight months, the UN says.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 7:02 am
West African forces clashed with Gambian soldiers loyal to former leader Yahya Jammeh, shooting and injuring three who were guarding graves at his home, the soldiers have said.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 7:02 am
A South Sudanese government offensive in the Jonglei region has displaced roughly 100 000 civilians, the United Nations has said, causing aid workers to relocate from an area that has dire humanitarian problems.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 6:24 pm
Radio France International journalist Ahmed Abba is reportedly at risk of being sentenced to death after being convicted by a military court in Cameroon.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 5:27 pm
The United States has said that it will still train east and central African troops to prevent Uganda’s notorious Lord's Resistance Army rebel leader Joseph Kony’s fighters from regrouping.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 3:06 pm
A Zimbabwean man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for repeatedly raping his employer’s 11-year-old daughter, then buying her silence with $1 bribe.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 1:29 pm

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