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Giraffe tramples mum and child in South Africa

A mother and her three-year-old son are critically injured after a giraffe trampled on them in a farm in South Africa. Paramedics initiated life support interventions at the scene, before...

Uganda Protests Alleged ‘Foreign Interference’

The Ugandan government says the European parliament is trying to interfere in the country’s politics. Last week, the EU parliament passed a resolution condemning acts by Ugandan security forces, including...

US missionary Charles Wesco shot dead in Cameroon

A US missionary has been killed in Cameroon about two weeks after moving there with his wife and eight children. Charles Wesco was in a car with his wife, son,...

Gang lawyer shot dead on school run in SA

A top criminal lawyer whose clients included gang leaders has been shot dead outside his children's school in Cape Town as he was dropping them off for the day. Police...

Zambia to sanction officials for stealing donor funds

Zambia’s President, Edgar Lungu has urged his officials to act on the results of an investigation into stolen donor funds. The directive follows Britain's decision to freeze all aid to...

Nigeria begins deployment of electoral materials ahead of polls

Nigeria's election commission on Wednesday confirmed the deployment of both sensitive and non-sensitive electoral materials to states, with barely 10 days to the general election in the country. The Independent...

Chinese man arrested after calling Kenya’s president a ‘monkey’

Kenyan authorities have arrested a Chinese businessman after a video of him making a string of racist remarks was widely shared on social media. The Chinese national, identified as Liu...

US deploys troops to Gabon to watch possible Congo violence

President Donald Trump says U.S. military personnel on Friday, have been deployed to Gabon in response to possible violent demonstrations in the Democratic Republic of Congo after a presidential...

Morocco murders: Three arrested over ‘bestial’ tourist killings

The "bestial" murder of two young women in Morocco is being investigated as a terrorism attack, Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said. Three men were arrested on Thursday over...

Nigeria issues arrest warrant for ex-oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke

Nigeria’s main anti corruption body has issued an international arrest warrant for its former Oil Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke. The authorities accuse her of misappropriating public funds worth several millions of...

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