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Funding shortfall leaves South Sudanese refugees at risk

Three months after she was raped by armed men while fleeing violence in South Sudan, Vicky* was horrified to discover ...


Rediscovering Truth: African Storytellers Tap Into Rich Tradition

NAIROBI Why don't chickens fly? When did the moon learn to be kind? Those and other mysteries were unravelled by ...


Kenyan Authorities Harass Coal Plant Opponents

NAIROBI A new report says Kenyan authorities have harassed and abused environmental activists protesting the development of a new coal ...


The talent show in Kukuma, one of Kenya's biggest refugee camps

Kakuma, one of Kenya's biggest refugee camps, holds an annual talent show. ...


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Over 60 Al Shabaab militants killed in U.S. airstrikes in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - The U.S. Military broke its previous record of the number of airstrikes conducted in Somalia targeting the ...

Rassie can afford himself some Christmas joy

Cape Town - Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has seven months to wait before his team is next in action, but ...

Elections in the time of Ebola: DRC votes amid disease

What's an election campaign without shaking hands with potential voters? Congolese candidates in the thick of an Ebola outbreak, now ...

Arrest warrant issued for Grace Mugabe - AfriForum

Lobby group AfriForum said on Wednesday that it has learnt that a warrant of arrest has been issued against former ...

UN urges sides to reject violence ahead of DRC

The UN Security Council on Tuesday urged all parties to reject violence five days before the presidential election in the ...

At least 19 NGO workers killed in Uganda bus crash: police

At least 19 staff members of a non-governmental organisation died and six were injured Tuesday when the bus they were ...

North Africa

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Over 60 Al Shabaab militants killed in U.S. airstrikes in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - The U.S. Military broke its previous record of the number of airstrikes conducted in Somalia targeting the ...

UN: Sexual Violence in South Sudan 'Escalated Dramatically'

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. official who combats sexual violence in conflict said Tuesday that such atrocities have 'escalated dramatically' in ...

Sudan Leader Visit Seen as Effort to Reintegrate Syria into Arab Fold

CAIRO Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir traveled to Damascus on Sunday, catching many observers by surprise. According to Arab media, the ...

African Art Restitution Claims Gain Traction

PARIS When a private museum in Benin displayed artifacts from the ancient Dahomey kingdom a decade ago, roughly a quarter-of-a-million ...

Centre to reframe policy for rare diseases, files affidavit in HC

By Sushil Batra New Delhi [India], Dec 18 (ANI): The Central government has filed an affidavit in the Delhi High ...

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Seventeen-year old conflict in Afghanistan could be ending

NEW YORK, New York - The 17-year old conflict in Afghanistan could at last be approaching an end, according to ...


1MDB from Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Malaysia has just filed a criminal case against Goldman Sachs for alleged money laundering and corruption ...


Chinese Firm partners with Nicox to develop glaucoma drug

VALBONNE, France - On Monday, Chinese firm Ocumension Technologies and French-based company Nicox confirmed A partnership in creating a new type ...


Kashmir: Separatists Under House Arrest To Regulate Protests

KASHMIR, India - Indian authorities have placed Kashmir separatist leaders under house arrest while blocking off certain roads in the ...


Report: 20 civilians dead after airstrike targeting Taliban commander

KABUL, Afghanistan - At least 20 Afghan civilians, including a dozen children, are believed dead as the result of an assassination ...


ICC announces its costs award in PCB-BCCI legal proceedings

Dubai [UAE], Dec 19 (ANI): ICC on Wednesday announced its "Costs Award" in the legal proceedings between Pakistan Cricket Board ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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