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Expect more war, hunger & extremism in 2018 – report

Humanitarian crises around the world will worsen next year, with no let-up in civil wars in Africa, near-famines in war-torn regions and the threat...

Malaria cases rise in DR Congo, Nigeria, Rwanda

A report released this week in Geneva says Nigeria, Rwanda, and Democratic Republic of Congo have seen the largest increases in malaria cases, jeopardizing...

Mugabe ‘expelled’ as Zimbabwe’s ruling party leader

President Robert Mugabe was dismissed as leader of Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party on Sunday in a move to force a peaceful end to his...

Weah sworn in as Liberia president

Former international soccer star George Weah was sworn into office on Monday as Liberia’s new president, taking over leadership of this post-war, impoverished West...

Mexico earthquake death toll rises to 223

Rescue workers backed by an army of untrained volunteers searched for survivors buried under mounds of rubble as the death toll from Tuesday’s powerful...

Migrant deaths in the Sahara higher than Mediterranean – UN

West African migrants trying to reach Europe are dying in far greater numbers in the Sahara than in the Mediterranean but efforts to dissuade...

Could the total eclipse sign a major financial markets turning point?

Were you one of the lucky ones able to witness the total eclipse yesterday, as it moved on its west to east path across...

Zimbabwe president Mugabe ‘resigns’

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda says. A letter from Mugabe said the decision was voluntary, Reuters news agency reports. The surprise...

Mugabe gets deadline to quit as Zimbabwe president

Zimbabwe’s ruling party fired Robert Mugabe as its leader on Sunday and gave the 93-year-old less than 24 hours to quit as head of...

Kenya lose CHAN hosting rights

Kenya were stripped on Saturday of the right to host the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) after a CAF executive committee meeting in Accra. The...

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