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Tough times: Turkey puts Africa on priority bail-out list

President Recef Erdoghan of Turkey, has expressed the country’s readiness to ensuring that the Turkish development assistance to African countries are in line with...
UPDATE: EgyptAir flight data show smoke alerts before crash – Source

UPDATE: EgyptAir flight data show smoke alerts before crash – Source

There were smoke alerts aboard EgyptAir Flight 804 in the minutes before it crashed in the Mediterranean Sea, according to flight data CNN obtained...
Police arrest soldier suspected of killing 11 in Cape Verde

Police arrest soldier suspected of killing 11 in Cape Verde

A soldier suspected of killing 11 people in a shooting spree at a military base in Cape Verde was arrested on Wednesday, a media...
Zuma under fire as South Africa slips into "mafia state"

Zuma under fire as South Africa slips into “mafia state”

South Africa risks turning into a "mafia state", a senior governing party official has warned, as pressure grows on President Jacob Zuma over his...
Police confirms arrest of two wanted Boko Haram suspects in Taraba

89 Boko Haram members sentence to Death in Cameroon

Cameroon has sentenced 89 members of Nigerian militant group Boko Haram to death. Some 850 alleged members of Boko Haram, which pledged allegiance to the...
4 Jihadis, 23 others dead in Burkina Faso hotel seizure

4 Jihadis, 23 others dead in Burkina Faso hotel seizure

The overnight seizure of a luxury hotel in Burkina Faso's capital by al-Qaida-linked extremists ended Saturday when Burkina Faso and French security forces killed...
Facebook to unveil NG_Hub to boost innovation in Nigeria

Egypt suspends Facebook ‘Free Basics’ service

A Facebook scheme to provide free internet access to people in developing nations has been suspended in Egypt. The company's Free Basics service lets people...
Bomb scare forces Air France flight to make emergency landing

Bomb scare forces Air France flight to make emergency landing

An Air France passenger jet was forced to make an emergency landing in Kenya after a fake bomb was found in a toilet, the...
US condemns Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, Niger

US to support activists, pledge to stop gender-based violence

Shola Adefuwa   The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos, Mr. Frank Sellin has pledged to support activists from across Nigeria, working to stop gender-based violence. Sellin...
ISIS' territory reduced by 87% in 2yrs – U.S.

US air strike kills Libya IS leader

A US air strike has targeted the leader of the Islamic State (IS) group in Libya and probably killed him, the Pentagon says. Iraqi national...