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Sudan’s ex-president Bashir arrives at corruption trial

KHARTOUM  – Sudan’s ousted president Omar al-Bashir on Monday arrived amid heavy security at the courthouse in the capital Khartoum where he is facing corruption charges, a Reuters witness...

Chad declares state of emergency in two eastern provinces after intercommunal clashes

Chad President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces on Sunday after violent inter-communal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month. The state of emergency will...

Uganda: At least 10 killed after fuel tanker crashes and explodes

At least 10 people have been killed after a fuel truck went up in flames after losing control and crashing into three cars in western Uganda, police said in...

Francis Kimanzi confirmed as Kenya’s new head coach

Kenya's Football Federation (FKF) has officially named Francis Kimanzi as the national team's new head coach. Kimanzi, 43, takes charge of the Harambee Stars for the third time in his...

Zimbabwe police ban opposition protest planned for Monday

Zimbabwe police have banned an anti-government demonstration planned for Monday by the country’s main opposition party in the city of Bulawayo, saying it would likely result in “public disorder”. Police...

Zimbabwe sanctions: Sadc calls on US and EU to drop policy

A group of 16 African countries has called on the US and EU to "immediately lift" economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe. The policy was hurting the region, said Tanzania President...

Brexit: No-deal dossier shows worst-case scenario – Gove

A leaked cross-government study warning of the impact of a no-deal Brexit outlines a "worst-case scenario", cabinet minister Michael Gove has said. Details from the dossier warn of food and...

Brexit: PM to tell EU leaders to renegotiate deal

Boris Johnson will tell EU leaders there needs to be a new Brexit deal when he makes his first trip abroad as PM later this week. The UK will leave...

Bomb kills 63 at wedding in Kabul

Burials are taking place in the Afghan capital, Kabul after a bomb exploded at a wedding hall killing 63 people and wounding more than 180. The Islamic State (IS) group...

Sudan’s opposition coalition, military council sign accord on transitional government

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s main opposition coalition and the ruling military council on Saturday signed a final agreement for a transitional government. The agreement was signed in the presence of regional and...

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Acting IGP directs speedy investigation into death of two policemen

The acting Inspector General of Police,  (IGP), has directed a speedy investigation into the death of two Policemen. The two officers were ‘killed’ at Manso...