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Blast kills eight children in Sudan: police

KHARTOUM, Eight children were killed on Saturday in the Sudanese city of Omdurman when an unidentified object they found exploded, a police spokesman told AFP. Seven children were killed on the...

‘Back from the dead’: Greek homes in Airbnb fever

'Back from the dead': Greek homes in Airbnb fever

Britain’s Theresa May reportedly on the brink amid Brexit crisis

LONDON, Prime Minister Theresa May is making a last-ditch bid this weekend to win support among British MPs for her EU divorce deal ahead of another pivotal week in the Brexit process -- but...

UN chief urges C.Africa to speed-up peace deal implementation

UNITED NATIONS, UNITED STATES, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Saturday urged the signatories of a peace accord in the Central African Republic to "expedite its implementation," a day...

Fix to 737 MAX anti-stall software is ready: industry sources

NEW YORK, A fix to the anti-stall system suspected in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet that killed 189 people in Indonesia is ready, industry sources said Saturday, as the company tries to...

DR Congo election official denies US corruption claim

KINSHASA, The head of DR Congo's electoral commission on Saturday denied US allegations that he was involved in the embezzlement of funds intended for the country's presidential election. The...

More than Sh744m donated to help families in NZ shooting

CHRISTCHURCH, More than NZ$10.8 million ($7.4 million; Ksh744.4 million) in public donations has been received so far to help families of the 50 people killed in New Zealand's mosque shootings,...

US on edge for Russia probe findings on Trump

WASHINGTON, The US public and Washington's deeply divided political class faced an anxious wait Saturday to learn if the key findings of the Russian meddling probe will implicate President...

Shabaab raid kills 11 in Somalia, including deputy minister

An attack involving gunmen and bomb blasts on a complex housing government ministries in Somalia's capital killed at least 11 people on Saturday, including the deputy labour minister, officials...

Only one country needed to realise Africa single market

Ethiopia last week ratified the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), leaving only one more ratification for it to take effect. Twenty-two ratifications are required for the agreement to...

Man resurrects while being wheeled to morgue

A postman who died for nearly half an hour miraculously came back to life while he was being wheeled to the morgue.

Two blasts kill four at Afghan stadium celebration

The blasts came during a Farmers Day celebration in the southern city that was attended by nearly 1,000 people.

Somaliland rape victim sentenced to flogging

A judge in the self-declared republic of Somaliland has sentenced a disabled woman, who had accused a man of rape, to be flogged 100 times. Her perpetrator has been sentenced to death by...

IS ‘caliphate’ totally eliminated: Syria force

BAGHOUZ, Kurdish-led forces announced on Saturday they had fully captured the Islamic State group's last bastion in eastern Syria and declared the total elimination of the jihadists'...

Four dead as Al-Shabaab storms government building

Al Shabaab said one of its fighters had rammed the ministry building with a suicide car bomb, allowing others to enter it.

Mueller, the invisible prosecutor who shook the White House

He has overseen one of the most disturbing investigations in US history: did President Trump and his campaign collude with Russia?

UN steps up aid call for Mozambique cyclone victims

Desperation: Sacks of Chinese rice aid were looted from a warehouse in Beira on Wednesday

Islamic State defeated in Syria: SDF

US-backed forces declare the territorial defeat of the IS, but the group is said to remain a major threat.

Islamic State group defeated as final territory lost, US-backed forces say

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) says the Islamic State’s five-year “caliphate” is over after the militants were defeated in Syria. SDF fighters have been raising victory flags...

Priest stabbed live on TV in front of his congregation

The attacker is seen chasing the priest around the altar and standing menacingly over the 77-year-old as he falls to the ground

Twin cyclones batter Australia

Twin cyclones batter Australia

Trump drops new N.Korea sanctions because he ‘likes’ Kim

WASHINGTON, President Donald Trump on Friday abruptly announced the cancellation of sanctions imposed by his own Treasury Department to tighten international pressure on North Korea. "It was...

26 dead, 30 injured in central China tour bus fire

BEIJING, Twenty six people were killed and 30 injured after a tourist bus caught fire in central China, local officials said. The vehicle burst into flames as it drove through Hunan province...

US sanctions DRC election officials over ‘theft of Sh10bn’

The US department of treasury has issued new sanctions against three officials of the Democratic Republic of Congo electoral commission, Ceni. These sanctions relate to the two-year delay in...

Muslims return to Christchurch mosque as NZ works to move on

CHRISTCHURCH, Muslims prayed at Christchurch's main mosque on Saturday for the first time since a white supremacist massacred worshippers there as New Zealand sought to return to normality after...

Jacob Zuma ‘nuclear plan could have averted blackouts’

Former South African President Jacob Zuma has waded into the national debate of how to deal with the crippling interruption of electricity in the country. State-owned power utility company Eskom...

Mueller submits report on bombshell Trump-Russia probe

WASHINGTON, Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday submitted his long-awaited report into an explosive two-year investigation of Russian meddling in Donald Trump's 2016 election -- a probe the...

Qatar shows interest in funding Rwanda’s new airport

A Qatari government delegation led by Foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani was in Kigali this week for bilateral talks key among them the financing of the Bugesera...

Brexit’s fate ‘is in British hands’, says Donald Tusk

If MPs approve Theresa May’s withdrawal deal next week – Brexit would be delayed from 29 March until 22 May. But if they do not, the UK has until 12 April to come up with a new plan. European...

Not enough funds to ‘fix’ SA as election looms

The difficulties facing South African President Cyril Ramaphosa as he tries to “fix” South Africa “post-Zuma”, and at the same time prepare for and contest an important elections in...
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Don’t let your child watch TV, play video games for over an hour: WHO

How long do your children spend in front of the TV? A new report from the World Health Organisation says more than one...

Farms spur Kenya growth rebound in 2018

Last year's recovery in growth was driven by agriculture, excluding fisheries and forestry, which expanded by 6.6 percent, up from 1.8 percent in...
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