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Woman journalist shot dead in Somalia

Monday, 06 June 2016 17:49
Mogadishu: A female journalist was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Somalia's capital Mogadishu.Sagal Salad Osman, a producer for state-run Radio Mogadishu, was killed on Sunday night when the armed men approached her outside a university and opened fire, Xinhua…

33 killed in Algeria road accident

Saturday, 04 June 2016 14:44
Algiers: At least 33 persons were killed on Saturday when a passenger bus collided with a semi-trailer truck in Algeria's Laghouat province, officials said.The accident occurred at 1.50 a.m., Xinhua news agency reported.Rescue officials said 22 others were injured in…

Sudan rebels claim killing 25 government soldiers

Saturday, 04 June 2016 12:45
Khartoum: Rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM)/northern sector on Friday claimed to have killed 25 government soldiers in battles that took place between its troops and the Sudanese army in South Kordofan State."The SPLM troops in the Nuba mountains region…

85 bodies of immigrants wash ashore in Libya

Friday, 03 June 2016 11:57
Tripoli: At least 85 bodies of migrants washed ashore in Libya's western city of Zwarah on Thursday as they attempted to cross the Mediterranean, an official of the Libyan Red Crescent confirmed.Al-Khamis Al-Bosefi said that relief workers are recovering more…

10 killed in Somalia hotel attack

Thursday, 02 June 2016 11:48
Mogadishu: At least 10 persons have been killed and 25 others injured in an attack by Al-Shabaab on a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said on Wednesday.A car bomb was set off by a suicide bomber at the…

Kenya's Garissa university attack mastermind killed in Somalia

Thursday, 02 June 2016 11:44
Nairobi: A senior Al-Shabaab commander, who was behind the Garissa University attack in April last year, was killed during airstrikes in southern Somalia on Tuesday night, Kenyan police said on Wednesday.Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet said that Mohamed Kuno,…

8 killed in attack on mosque in Sudan

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 11:22
Khartoum: Eight people have been killed and others injured when armed men attacked an area near El Geneina, the capital of Sudan's West Darfur State, Sudan Tribune reported on Monday."Armed men belonging to a militia group launched a revenge attack…

Another Nigerian school girl rescued from Boko Haram militants

Friday, 20 May 2016 11:21
Lagos: The Nigerian Army on Thursday confirmed the rescue of another girl abducted by Boko Haram militants in the northeastern Borno state in April 2014.The Army Colonel's spokesperson Usman Sani Kukasheka said in Lagos that another Chibok girl was rescued…

Gangsters kill three in Tanzania mosque

Friday, 20 May 2016 11:21
Dar es Salaam: A group of gangsters on Wednesday night stormed a mosque in Tanzania's northern region of Mwanza, killing three people, including the leader of the mosque, police have said.Ahmed Msangi, the Mwanza regional police commander, said the trio…

Chaos erupts in South Africa parliament as president answers questions

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 11:18
Cape Town: Chaos erupted again in South Africa's Parliament on Tuesday as President Jacob Zuma answered questions over corruption and other pressing issues.MPs of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) disrupted the question and answers session when Zuma took the podium,…