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DR Congo says former VP Jean-Pierre Bemba free to return home

Former Democratic Republic of Congo vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba "can return" home if he wants to following his acquittal on appeal, Kinshasa said...

Suicide blasts in NE Nigeria kill 31

NIGERIA,  Suspected Boko Haram jihadists using young girls as suicide bombers killed 31 people in an attack on a town in northeast...

US lawmakers want to end ‘evil’ migrant family separations

UNITED STATES, Democratic lawmakers vowed Sunday to end the "evil" separation of migrant children from their parents at the US border, as...

5 immigrants dead after fleeing US border patrol: report

WASHINGTON, Five immigrants died and several others were injured Sunday after a high-speed chase with Border Patrol agents in Texas ended in...

Zimbabwe’s split opposition helping Emmerson Mnangagwa to victory

HARARE, Zimbabwe's divided opposition could bolster the long ruling party's chances of victory after failing to forge a solid coalition for the...

Mother of Boko Haram’s leader laments his ‘bad’ behaviour

Abubakar Shekau, who is the leader of the Nigerian militant Islamist group. The mother of Boko Haram's leader Abubakar Shekau spoke out,...

Woman yelling ‘Allahu akbar’ slashes two with blade in France

FRANCE, Two people were hurt in a town in southern France on Sunday when a woman shouting "Allahu akbar" (God is greatest)...

When it comes to North Korea, no one puts Beijing in a corner

BEIJING, China may not have been at the table for Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un's historic summit, but it still scored...

Mother of the Boko Haram leader says son brainwashed

NIGERIA, The mother of Nigerian militants Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has confirmed the death of her husband and father of the...

‘Historic’ deal signed on Macedonia name – Mediamax Network Limited

  Greece, Sunday Greece and Macedonia on Sunday signed a historic preliminary agreement to rename the small Balkan nation the Republic of North...

Cameroon faults Amnesty International rights abuse report

CAMEROON, Cameroon has dismissed a report by Amnesty International accusing the country’s security forces of indiscriminate killings, arrests and torture of...

S. Africa’s black majority battles apartheid urban planning

CAPE TOWN "(Skin) colour gets darker the further away you are" from the town centre, says Lindiwe, a middle-aged squatter explaining...

Glasgow fire guts one of world’s top art schools, again

Firefighters at the scene of a fire at the world renowned Glasgow School of Art, an historic building which was undergoing major...

U.S. judge sends ex-Trump campaign leader to jail

Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort U.S. President Donald Trump’s former election campaign manager, Paul Manafort, was sent to jail...

Ethiopia seeks to legitimise port deals with Somalia

Ethiopia has agreed on a joint investment in Somali ports in what could be seen as Premier Abiy Ahmed's move to legitimise...

Trump boasts North Korea stand-off ‘largely solved’

US President Donald Trump said Friday that he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have "great chemistry" and claimed the stand-off...

Trump threatened to send 25 million Mexicans to Japan: report

US President Donald Trump threatened Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe he would ship 25 million Mexicans to his country, one of a...

Residents flee town after murder of traditional ruler

The town is deserted when I arrive. It is perhaps unsurprising: Ogbozinne Akpugo, in Enugu state, was where a community lynched its...