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Holocaust numbers haunting preventable child deaths

The number of chiildren around the world who die each year from causes that could be prevented, is equal to ...

Ferry in Tanzania capsizes, hundreds feared dead

UKORA, Tanzania - About 42 people were confirmed dead after a ferry capsized on Africa's largest lake - Lake Victoria ...

Proteas geared up for historic final women's ODI

Cape Town - Proteas women's vice-captain Chloe Tryon believes her side has what it takes to pull off their first-ever ...

Lake Victoria, African lifeline regularly hit by sinkings

Lake Victoria is the biggest lake in Africa and crossed every day by scores of boats that are often poorly ...

2 pilots killed in Sudan military jet crash: army

A Sudanese military jet has crashed near the city of Omdurman, killing the two pilots on board, the army said ...

Libya: ICRC warns of 'desperate' situation as fighting continues

The International Committee of the Red Cross has called the deteriorating situation in Libya as desperate, citing constant fighting, the ...

Tanzania President orders arrests over Lake Victoria ferry disaster

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday ordered the arrest of the management of a ferry that capsized in Lake Victoria, ...

Kenya Lifts Ban on Lesbian Love Tale, in Time for Oscar Nominations

NAIROBI - A Kenyan court on Friday temporarily lifted a ban on the movie Rafiki. Justice Wilfrida Okwany said that ...

EFF Student Command wins elections at DUT, MUT

Fees Must Fall activist and EFF student leader Bonginkosi Khanyile is elated at the news that the EFF Student Command ...

I am prepared to go to that commission ? Magashule

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule says he is prepared to testify at the commission of inquiry into state capture, if ...

Five Years After Westgate, Al-Shabab Still Threat in Kenya

NAIROBI, KENYA - Five years ago, four armed men from the Somali militant group al-Shabab stormed the Westgate shopping mall ...

DRC's Catholic Activists Keep Up Fight for Democracy

KINSHASA - A special service is being held at Kinshasa's St. Joseph Catholic Church. Some of the parishioners weep. Others ...

Zambia orders arrest of DRC rhumba star Koffi Olomide

A court in Zambia ordered the arrest of rhumba star Koffi Olomide, who is from Democratic Republic of Congo, on ...

Parliament concerned about SA medical students in Cuba, Russia

Parliament is concerned about South African medical students in Cuba and Russia. A multiparty delegation from Parliament is currently in ...

WHO: Progress Made Containing Ebola in Eastern DRC

GENEVA - The World Health Organization (WHO) reports substantial progress is being made in containing the spread of the Ebola ...

Anti-gay summit finds mixed reception in Moldova

Anti-gay advocates and their conservative supporters from dozens of countries gathered last weekend in Moldova's capital for the annual World ...

WHO: Ebola Being Contained in Eastern DRC

GENEVA - The World Health Organization (WHO) reports substantial progress is being made in containing the spread of the Ebola ...

Kyagulanyi's Return Excites Ugandan Youth

KAMPALA, UGANDA - The return of Ugandan legislator Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as singer Bobi Wine, has excited his supporters ...

OPEN LETTER: Dear Mr President, send us, commercial farmers

In July, Nick Serfontein, chairperson of the Sernick Group and the 2016 Free State Farmer of the Year and Mentor ...

Streak applies for Zimbabwe Cricket to be liquidated

Cape Town - Former Zimbabwe coach Heath Streak has applied to the High Court seeking an order for the provisional ...

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136 dead after ferry sinks in world's largest tropical lake

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - In one of the year's worst disasters, about 136 people were confirmed dead and several ...

Holocaust numbers haunting preventable child deaths

The number of chiildren around the world who die each year from causes that could be prevented, is equal to ...

Antonio Guterres calls for release of jailed journalists

NEW YORK, New York - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on the Myanmar government to pardon and release ...

UNHRC wants Myanmar military leaders on genocide charges

GENEVA, Switzerland – The independent, international body investigating violence and atrocities against the Rohingya in Myanmar has called for the sacking ...

Dangers, Opportunities for Turkey in Idlib Deal, Analysts Say

ISTANBUL - Ankara is signaling its readiness to use force against radical groups in the Syrian Idlib enclave as part ...

Chilean Archbishop Seeks Dismissal of Sex Abuse Cover-up Charges

Attorneys for Chile's most senior cleric said on Friday they will ask a judge to drop charges he covered up ...

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