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Members of the Red Crescent remove the dead bodies of unidentified people after being found buried in Ganfouda district in Benghazi.
Members of the Red Crescent removed the dead bodies of unidentified people after being found buried in Ganfouda district in Benghazi.

Bodies of 27 migrants recovered in west Libya

Friday 24 February 2017 15:53

The bodies of 27 migrants have been recovered in Western Libya, 13 of whom died of suffocation in a shipping container.

Bodies of 27 migrants recovered in west Libya

Friday 24 February 2017 15:53

The bodies of 27 migrants have been recovered in Western Libya, 13 of whom died of suffocation in a shipping container.

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Tight security ahead of Lesotho’s parliament re-opening

Friday 24 February 2017 08:15

Security is very tight at the Lesotho National Assembly as the country sees it’s most anticipated reopening of Parliament.

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Nigerian protesters vandalise MTN head office in Abuja

Thursday 23 February 2017 18:01

Nigerian protesters attacked and vandalised the head office of South African mobile phone giant MTN in Abuja on Thursday.

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UN urgently seeks $4 bln aid to avert famine for 20 mln in Africa

Thursday 23 February 2017 14:01

More than $4 billion is needed by the end of March to help nearly 20 million people who risk starvation in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the United Nations says.

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Kenyan prisoners to vote in August elections

Wednesday 22 February 2017 20:43

The Electoral Commission in Kenya is registering prisoners to vote in time for this year’s General elections due in August.

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Kiir grants aid agencies access to his country

Wednesday 22 February 2017 19:39

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir promised aid agencies safe access to hungerstricken civilians a day after his government declared a famine in parts of the war-ravaged country.

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Africa air cargo continues to struggle, says experts

Wednesday 22 February 2017 14:41

The 4th edition of Air Cargo Africa trade and expo kicked off this week in Ekurhuleni.

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Lesotho National Assembly reconvenes on Friday

Tuesday 21 February 2017 21:21

Fireworks are expected when the Lesotho national assembly reconvenes on Friday.

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Life gets tougher for Nigerians and may stay that way

Tuesday 21 February 2017 20:02

Life is getting tougher for Nigerians. Inflation hit its highest level since 2005 in January, running at an unexpectedly high 18.7 percent.

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As he turns 93, Mugabe dismisses corruption allegations

Tuesday 21 February 2017 14:38

As he celebrated his 93rd birthday on Tuesday, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe brushed aside persistent allegations of corruption against senior officials.

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