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MTN Abuja reports false, says cellphone provider
MTN Abuja reports false, says cellphone provider Johannesburg - Cellphone provider MTN denied reports out of Nigeria on Thursday that its office in Abuja had to shut down after coming under attack because of xenophobic...
Child survives leopard attack in his home
Child survives leopard attack in his home Harare - A child has survived an attack by a leopard that stalked him right inside his home in northern Zimbabwe, the state wildlife authority said on Thursday.
Xenophobia: Nigeria youths 'attack MTN office in Abuja'
Xenophobia: Nigeria youths 'attack MTN office in Abuja' Cape Town – MTN's regional office in Abuja reportedly shut down its operations on Wednesday following attacks by irate youths presumably protesting over the on-going...
Leeu verskeur Zim-boerseun
Leeu verskeur Zim-boerseun Harare - 'n 14-jarige seun, wat na die gesin se gewasse omgesien het, is dood nadat 'n leeu hom in die noord-ooste van Zimbabwe aangeval en verskeur het.
Boy, 14, eaten by lion while guarding family crops
Boy, 14, eaten by lion while guarding family crops Harare - A 14-year-old boy has been killed and eaten by a lion as he lay guarding his family’s crops in north-eastern Zimbabwe, a report said on Wednesday.
Incumbent Sudanese president expected to win elections
Incumbent Sudanese president expected to win elections Karthoum - With voting expected to end today in Sudan, analysts say the incumbent president Omar al-Bashir will win the elections.
Protestors vow to remember Boko Haram girls
Protestors vow to remember Boko Haram girls Abuja - Protesters around the world have vowed to remember the girls abducted by the Nigerian militant Islamist group Boko Haram one year ago.
Nigeria President-elect:  I will bring back our girls
Nigeria President-elect: I will bring back our girls Abuja - Nigeria's President-elect Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to make every effort to free more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram militants a year ago but...
Pamela Anderson asks Zim to stop ‘kidnapping’ baby elephants
Pamela Anderson asks Zim to stop ‘kidnapping’ baby elephants Harare - Former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson has written to Zimbabwe's environment minister to ask him to stop the export of elephant calves from Hwange National Park,...
Kenya gunmen son of government official
Kenya gunmen son of government official Nairobi - The son of a Kenyan government official was one of the gunmen who attacked a Kenyan college where 148 people were killed.
Three days of mourning begin in Kenya
Three days of mourning begin in Kenya Nairobi - Kenya has begun three days of mourning following Thursday's massacre of over 100 students by militant group al-Shabab.
Somali militants vow more Kenya attacks
Somali militants vow more Kenya attacks Nairobi - Somali militants have threatened to stage more attacks on Kenya after the group's fighters killed nearly 150 people during an assault on a Kenyan university on...
Vyf in hegtenis vir Garrissa-skietery
Vyf in hegtenis vir Garrissa-skietery Nairobi - Vyf verdagtes is in hegtenis geneem in verband met die skietvoorval by 'n Keniaanse universiteit waarin bykans 150 mense dood is.
70 confirmed dead in Kenya attack
70 confirmed dead in Kenya attack Nairobi - 70 people have been confirmed dead and over 100 have been injured after gunmen attacked a university in north eastern Kenya.
Kenyan police offer bounty for Garissa attack mastermind
Kenyan police offer bounty for Garissa attack mastermind Nairobi - Police have offered a KES 5m (R650 000) bounty for the person suspected to be the mastermind behind the Garissa University College attack in Garissa, Kenya.
Kenya University attack: Fifty students freed
Kenya University attack: Fifty students freed Nairobi - The Kenyan Defence Force has taken over the control of Garissa University College, after masked gunmen took hostages and killed at least eight people this...
Goodluck Jonathan defeated in Nigeria election
Goodluck Jonathan defeated in Nigeria election Lagos - The victory of opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari in Nigeria's presidential election could mark a turning point towards genuine democracy for the country,...
Hospital in Darkoush, Syria overrun with casualties
Hospital in Darkoush, Syria overrun with casualties Johannesburg - The South African-based humanitarian organisation, Gift of the Givers, says its hospital in Darkoush in Syria has been overrun with casualties following...
SADC facilitation to Lesotho ends
SADC facilitation to Lesotho ends Maseru - The SADC facilitation mission to Lesotho, led by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, will end on Monday, his office said.
Ramaphosa to attend ceremony to close down SADC Facilitation Mission in Lesotho
Ramaphosa to attend ceremony to close down SADC Facilitation Mission in Lesotho Maseru - SADC facilitator and South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will participate in a ceremony to close down the SADC Facilitation Mission in Lesotho today.
Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria
Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria Lagos - Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, but millions voted across...
Nigerian President urges peaceful vote as elections loom
Nigerian President urges peaceful vote as elections loom Lagos - Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan urged his nation to vote peacefully and accept the results of Saturday's presidential elections, which analysts say will be...
Tunisia museum to reopen following jihadist attack
Tunisia museum to reopen following jihadist attack Tunis - Tunisia's National Bardo Museum is set to reopen to the public on Tuesday after a jihadist attack that killed 20 foreigners, as the country looks to restore faith...
'African elephant numbers likely to continue to decline'
'African elephant numbers likely to continue to decline' Gabarone - International wildlife monitors say a high rate of elephant poaching in parts of Africa was unchanged in 2014 compared to the previous year, meaning that a...
The Ebola outbreak: One year on
The Ebola outbreak: One year on Bloemfontein - This week (March 22) marked a year since the first case of Ebola, one of the deadliest killers Africa has seen, was reported.
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