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Eastleigh residents mobilise to help Somalia blast victims

“Fire! Fire!” is the answer one gets after asking Omar Mohamed what he remembers about the Saturday bomb blast in Mogadishu.In...

Uganda police lock up Kizza Besigye and deny him bail

Former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Kizza Besigye has been locked up.Dr Besigye is being held at Nagalama Police Station...

Madagascar plague deaths hit 94, while suspected cases are 1,100: WHO

GENEVAThe death toll from a plague outbreak in Madagascar has risen to 94, with the number of suspected cases jumping to more...

Togo opposition leader calls on France for help

Togo protesters want President Faure Gnassingbe to resign. He has been in power since 2005. Source - Daily Nation

US embassy warns of 'credible' terror threat in Senegal

DAKARThe US embassy has warned its citizens in Senegal of a "credible threat" of a terror attack in the capital Dakar, advising...

Pentagon opens Niger ambush probe as new details emerge

WASHINGTONUS Defense Secretary Jim Mattis revealed new details of a Niger ambush that left four US servicemen dead, including that the body...

Ebola-like Marburg virus kills two in Uganda: Oficial

KAMPALATwo people have died from the Marburg virus in eastern Uganda, in the country's first outbreak of the deadly Ebola-like pathogen in...

ICC investigates war crimes in Mali: Fatou Bensouda

BAMAKOThe International Criminal Court said on Wednesday it was investigating several potential war crimes including murder in Mali, months after finding an...

Tunisia jails couple for 'public indecency' over car kiss

TUNISA Frenchman and a Tunisian woman were convicted on appeal in Tunis for "public indecency" after an altercation with police who arrested...

Tanzania arrests 12 for "homosexuality" in Dar es Salaam

NAIROBITanzanian police said Wednesday they had arrested 12 men, including two South Africans and a Ugandan, for presumed homosexuality as part of...

Sequel to Mandela's 'Long Walk to Freedom' autobiography launched

JOHANNESBURGThe sequel to Nelson Mandela's celebrated autobiography "Long Walk to Freedom" will be published Thursday after his unfinished, hand-written draft was completed...

Madagascar plague death toll climbs to 74

ANTANANARIVOAn outbreak of highly contagious plague has claimed 74 lives in Madagascar over the past two months with the capital particularly affected,...

Uganda bans protests over presidential age limit bill

KAMPALAUgandan police on Wednesday banned what it termed illegal demonstrations over plans to remove presidential age limits, seen as paving the way...

Robert Mugabe's wife sues over $1.35 million diamond ring: report

HARAREThe wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has sued a Lebanese businessman for failing to deliver a $1.35 million (Sh139.6 million) diamond...

Two people injured as Uganda police disperse anti-age limit rally

Two people were rushed to hospital on Tuesday after police used teargas and live bullets to dispersed a consultative rally on the...

My wife starves me, she refuses to cook or have sex: Ugandan man

KATAKWIA man has petitioned the court seeking to terminate a six-year-old marriage after accusing his wife of cruelty, refusing to cook for...

Suspects try to burn Uganda MP's family over presidential Age Limit Bill

ARUATwo legislators who have been pushing for the scrapping of the presidential age limit were attacked in Uganda this and last week.An...

CID questions Monitor, Red Pepper editors over Age Limit Bill budget story

Daily Monitor and Red Pepper editors were questioned at the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) over a story on the leaked budget for...

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