Africa Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Qatar slams attacks on African Union MissionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Peninsula

    Doha: Qatar expressed strong condemnation and denunciation of the attack that targeted the area around Mogadishu airport, resulting in many deaths and injuries among African Union peacekeeping troops, private security forces and civilians. In a statement yesterday, the Foreign Ministry reiterated Qatar's solidarity with Somalia and the mission of the African Union, especially in light of its role in establishing peace and stability in Somalia, and maintaining its unity and sovereignty, and standing with the people of Somalia.

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  2. Twin suicide bombs kill 13 near Mogadishu airportRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    At least 13 people were killed on Tuesday in twin bombings near UN and African Union buildings by Mogadishu's airport, police said, in what the jihadist Shabaab group claimed as a suicide attack. The Al-Qaeda aligned Shabaab group is blamed for a string of bloody assaults in Somalia and neighbouring Kenya, and is fighting to overthrow Mogadishu's internationally-backed government.

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  3. Military Action in N-Delta: Guard your utterances, MEND cautions BurataiRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    Nigeria's Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Col. Tukur Buratai, has come under fire for threatening the use of force in the oil-rich Niger Delta region, if dialogue moves with militant groups to stop the bombings of oil installations in the region fail.

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  4. Congo refugee killed by Metro train entered track for reasons unknownRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WNED

    No foul play is expected in the death of an 18-year-old Tapestry Charter School student who was killed on a Metro Rail track at the Utica Street Station Monday night. The deceased was identified Tuesday as Kanu Kasonko, a refugee from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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  5. UN calls for reconciliation in Central African RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Greenwich Citizen

    The U.N. Security Council is calling on the Central African Republic's president to urgently promote reconciliation between Muslims and Christians and reunify the country that has been plagued by sectarian violence. In a resolution adopted unanimously by the council on Tuesday, the U.N. extended its peacekeeping mission in the troubled country until Nov. 15, 2017.

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  6. South Sudan's president says rival plotted to oust him this monthRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    ... people to flee to neighbouring Uganda, according to the United Nations. Tensions and recriminations persisted in Africa's youngest nation after the fighting ended and resulted in Machar's dismissal on Monday. "That huge force was to come and take ...

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  7. Al-Shabab suicide bombers kill 13 in Somalia's capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SFGate

    Soldiers examine wreckage of a car bomb in Mogadishu. Although al-Shabab was ousted from the capital, it continues to wage a deadly guerrilla campaign.

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  8. At Least 10 Killed in Suicide Attack On Base In SomaliaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | UAport

    At least 10 people have been killed in a July 26 suicide bombing on the African Union's main peacekeeping base in Mogadishu, Somalia, police said. Al Shabaab, the Al-Qaeda-affiliated militant group that is trying to topple the Western-backed Somali government, claimed responsibility for the attack.

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  9. Time for all of SA to reflect its demographicsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... so different while we are so similar. To make serious sacrifices, to give up privileges, to finally say, all of South Africa must reflect its demographics in every aspect. When the Berlin Wall fell, West Germany, richer and better-off decided to ...

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  10. Could the deadly mosquito-borne yellow fever virus cause a Zika-like epidemic in the Americas?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Yellow fever virus , a close relative of Zika virus and transmitted by the same type of mosquito, is the cause of an often-fatal viral hemorrhagic fever and could spread via air travel from endemic areas in Africa to cause international epidemics. The recent reemergence and spread of YFV in Africa and Asia and the dire shortage of YFV vaccine have called attention to the potential public health threat of yellow fever and the need for specific measures to prevent infection and control spread of the virus and its mosquito carrier.

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  11. .com | Mantashe vs Fransman: A tale of two ANCsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News24

    ... Elections at our News24 Elections site , including the latest news and detailed, interactive maps for how South Africa has voted over the past 3 elections, or download the app for iOS and Android . The DA has become too comfortable in the City of ...

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  12. Elton John AIDS Foundation Announces Inaugural LGBT Fund Recipients and Hosts Youth-Focused Panel...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Freshnews

    The Elton John AIDS Foundation, its founder Sir Elton John and Chairman David Furnish attended a series of sessions, site visits and private meetings during the course of the 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, which ended on Friday. Their goal was to raise awareness of the continued need for funding and action in the fight against AIDS, to champion those most at risk of being left behind in the global response and to launch new initiatives that will provide HIV testing and treatment to thousands on the African continent.

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  13. 2 suicide car bombs near U.N. offices kill 13 in Somalia; al-Shabab claims responsibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Wave

    Somali soldier stand near the wreckage of a car bomb Tuesday outside the UN's office in Mogadishu, Somalia. Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden cars outside the United Nations Mine Action Service offices in Mogadishu, killing 13 people, including seven U.N. guards, a Somali police official said.

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  14. I rejected Obasanjo's N50m 3rd term bribe, says Senate Dep. Leader, Na'AllahRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    DEPUTY Senate Leader, Bala Ibn Na'Allah has taken a swipe at former President Olusegun Obasanjo over the latter's statement, that there were no men of integrity in the National Assembly. Na' Allah, who was in the House of Representatives between 2003 and 2007, when Obasanjo held sway as president, asked the former president to bury his head in shame following his desperate attempts to elongate his term, using the National Assembly then.

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  15. How to survive as a single mother in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... are successfully and joyfully raising children by themselves. Wondering how they are scaling through? Jumia travel, Africa's No.1 online hotel booking portal, shares a few suggestions to help smooth the journey of any single mother in Nigeria. A ...

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  16. We are solidly behind Buhari - APC governorsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    State governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress on Tuesday in Abuja met with President Muhammadu Buhari and reassured him of their support and loyalty. Gov. Rochas Okorochas of Imo, who spoke to State House correspondents after the meeting held in the Presidential Villa, said the governors were behind the ongoing anti-corruption crusade of the Buhari-led administration.

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  17. NNPC to partner NLNG in tackling militancy, low oil priceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... GMD on his well-deserved appointment stressing that the NLNG remains the best run oil and gas company in Nigeria and Africa. Speaking in similar vein, the outgoing Managing Director of NLNG, Mr. Babs Omotowa described the GMD as a technocrat with ...

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  18. .com | New standard gauge train service for NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News24

    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday flagged off commercial train services on the country's first ever standard gauge rail track linking the capital Abuja with the northern city of Kaduna. "The Abuja-Kaduna train service will provide the much needed alternative transport link between the Federal Capital Territory and Kaduna state, a corridor which has a huge potential for industries, agricultural activities and a growing labour force," Buhari said at the ceremony in Abuja.

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  19. FEATURE: 'We all have to do what we can' to prevent sexual exploitation and abuse - " Jane Holl LuteRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | United Nations

    Jane Holl Lute, Special Coordinator on improving the United Nations response to sexual exploitation and abuse, gives an interview for the UN News and Media Division's news outlets. UN Photo/Mark Garten 26 July 2016 – The United Nations has a "zero tolerance" policy towards sexual abuse by anyone working under the blue flag.

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  20. Zimbabwe's stock market drops to just A 79 worth of tradingRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    The total value of trade on Zimbabwe's stock market hit a low of 79 yesterday as president Robert Mugabe's government announced it would soon launch Soviet-style "command" agriculture, forcing farmers to grow food crops or lose their land. Tuesday's trading total, the lowest since the US dollar was introduced as the main currency in February 2009, is a stark illustration of the state of Zimbabwe's battered economy, three years after Mugabe claimed victory once again in elections.

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