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How Kenya’s political leaders are adding to the prolonged election crisis - World News
How Kenya’s political leaders are adding to the prolonged election crisis 54 minutes ago
Despite avenues for legal redress, the solution to Kenya's constitutional crisis is political. The leadership on both sides of the political divide must reach an agreement for the sake of the nation, writes The Conversation.
Madagascar plague deaths hit 94, 1 100 suspected cases: WHO -World News
Madagascar plague deaths hit 94, 1 100 suspected cases: WHO 54 minutes ago
The death toll from a plague outbreak in Madagascar has risen to 94, with the number of suspected cases jumping to more than 1 100, the World Health Organisation says.
Uganda police hold opposition leader over attempted murder -World News
Uganda police hold opposition leader over attempted murder 2 hours ago
Ugandan police have detained the country's most prominent opposition leader over allegations of attempted murder.
Thousands gather at Somalia attack site to pray -World News
Thousands gather at Somalia attack site to pray 3 hours ago
Thousands of anguished Somalis have gathered to pray at the site of the country's deadliest attack and to mourn the hundreds of victims.
White House envoy arrives in Egypt -World News
White House envoy arrives in Egypt 4 hours ago
Egyptian airport officials say a white House envoy has arrived in Cairo to discuss the latest developments in Palestinian reconciliation efforts mediated by Egypt.
Kenya's police say 4 killed in opposition demonstrations -World News
Kenya's police say 4 killed in opposition demonstrations 4 hours ago
Kenya's national police say four people have been killed in recent opposition demonstrations as the fresh presidential election approaches next week.
Egypt frees Egyptian-Irish after 4 years detention -World News
Egypt frees Egyptian-Irish after 4 years detention 5 hours ago
Egyptian authorities have released an Irish-Egyptian man who was detained for four years on charges related to a Muslim Brotherhood protest in Cairo in 2013.
Africa:Dell Commits U.S.$37 Million to Bridge ICT Divide -World News
Africa:Dell Commits U.S.$37 Million to Bridge ICT Divide 6 hours ago
[CAJ News] Johannesburg -DELL, the multinational computer technology company, has donated US$37 million to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) globally since 2014. This has given millions of children access to technology and resources
Africa:Govts Commit to Reduce Deaths From Non-Communicable Diseases -World News
Africa:Govts Commit to Reduce Deaths From Non-Communicable Diseases 6 hours ago
[The Herald] Heads of State and Government and ministers from around the world today committed to new and bold action to reduce suffering and death from non-communicable diseases (NCDs), primarily heart and lung diseases, cancers and diabetes, the world's
Africa:Mega-Mergers Will Squeeze Farmers, Push Up Food Prices, Experts Warn -World News
Africa:Mega-Mergers Will Squeeze Farmers, Push Up Food Prices, Experts Warn 6 hours ago
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -If the world's major agriculture companies go ahead with planned mergers and gain greater control of the way food is produced, farmers will face higher costs and food will eventually become more expensive to buy, a panel
'Starving' Zim students in Russia 'resort to prostitution' - report -World News
'Starving' Zim students in Russia 'resort to prostitution' - report 7 hours ago
Starving Zimbabwean students studying under the presidential scholarship in Russia have reportedly resorted to prostitution to cover basic living expenses after government failed to pay them their annual stipends.
South Sudan forces 'assaulted' UN commander -World News
South Sudan forces 'assaulted' UN commander 9 hours ago
South Sudanese forces stopped a UN peacekeeping convoy at gunpoint and beat the unit's commander in the latest clash with peacekeepers in the war-wracked African country, a report says.
Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, Togo, Somalia -World News
Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, Togo, Somalia 9 hours ago
Youths from Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF are reportedly divided over plans to amend the party's constitution, and Togo's security minister says at least five people have been killed in clashes between security forces and opposition supporters
5 injured in new clashes in Togo's capital -World News
5 injured in new clashes in Togo's capital 11 hours ago
Five people have been shot and injured as gangs of youths and the security forces clashed sporadically in Togo's capital Lome, ahead of a planned opposition protest that the government has ruled illegal.
Jihadist ambush on US forces shows new danger in Sahel -World News
Jihadist ambush on US forces shows new danger in Sahel 11 hours ago
The ambush in West Africa that killed four US service members has highlighted the danger posed by a newly rebranded jihadist group in the region.
 'I've seen many people suffering... it's now time to meet Mugabe in parliament' -World News
'I've seen many people suffering... it's now time to meet Mugabe in parliament' 11 hours ago
A Zimbabwean pastor who prophesied that President Robert Mugabe would die in October is reportedly planning to contest the forthcoming elections as an independent candidate.
Liberia’s controversial school reforms divide the nation a year on -World News
Liberia’s controversial school reforms divide the nation a year on 12 hours ago
On a weekday morning in Cecelia Dunbar school, a bumpy hour's drive from Liberia's capital, a group of seven-year-olds concentrate on their maths lesson, seated at individual wooden desks.
Africa:AllAfrica Launches Information Initiative for Non-Communicable Diseases -World News
Africa:AllAfrica Launches Information Initiative for Non-Communicable Diseases 13 hours ago
[allAfrica] Montevideo -AllAfrica's global platform to provide information on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) debuted today at the World Health Organization's Global Conference on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs), hosted by the government of Uruguay.
Pentagon opens Niger ambush probe as new details emerge -World News
Pentagon opens Niger ambush probe as new details emerge 17 hours ago
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis revealed new details of a Niger ambush that left four US servicemen dead, including that the body of one slain soldier was not immediately evacuated.
US embassy warns of ‘credible’ terror threat in Senegal -World News
US embassy warns of ‘credible’ terror threat in Senegal 18 hours ago
The US embassy has warned its citizens in Senegal of a "credible threat" of a terror attack in the capital Dakar, advising them to take special care when visiting places and areas popular with Westerners.
Africa needs to double infrastructure investment: report -World News
Africa needs to double infrastructure investment: report 19 hours ago
Africa must double its spending on infrastructure over the coming years, the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) said on Thursday, warning that overall investment in transport, energy, water and IT/communications fell back last year.
Africa:Anti-Slavery Day 2017 -World News
Africa:Anti-Slavery Day 2017 20 hours ago
[PR Newswire] London -Statement from International Development Secretary Priti Patel on Anti-Slavery Day
Africa:In the Race Against Hunger, We Must Reach the Goal -World News
Africa:In the Race Against Hunger, We Must Reach the Goal 20 hours ago
[IPS] Santiago -On September 15, we announced the "State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World" report, published in collaboration with five United Nations organisations, including FAO. The 144-page study shows numerous results and analyses of vario
Africa:One of the World's Most Dangerous Piaces for Aid Workers -World News
Africa:One of the World's Most Dangerous Piaces for Aid Workers 20 hours ago
[IPS] United Nations -I will travel to the Central African Republic early next week to spend United Nations Day with a peacekeeping operation in order to pay tribute to peacekeepers across the world.
Africa:The Road Out of Poverty Depends On Feeding Our Children Nutritious Food First -World News
Africa:The Road Out of Poverty Depends On Feeding Our Children Nutritious Food First 20 hours ago
[IPS] Nairobi -One drizzly morning in some lush green tea plantations in Rwanda, I was on my way to visit a local community, to assess nutrition indicators among women and children. We stopped in a green blanket of tea fields and spoke to one young tea pi