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Uganda : Uganda MPs brawl over presidential age limit bill for second day
on 2017/10/2 15:34:25
Uganda

Click to see original Image in a new windowScuffles have broken out for a second day at Uganda’s parliament during debates over a highly controversial bill that could potentially grant President Yoweri Museveni another term in office.

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Libya : In tit-for-tat move, Libya's Tobruk-based govt. bans US citizens entry
on 2017/10/2 15:24:29
Libya

Click to see original Image in a new windowThe Libyan government based in the eastern city of Tobruk has announced that it would deny entry to American citizens in a tit-for-tat move after the administration of US President Donald Trump put Libya on a new list of countries targeted by Washington's travel ban.

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Egypt : Egypt court convicts 15 Muslim Brotherhood members
on 2017/10/2 15:22:45
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Click to see original Image in a new windowA court in Egypt has sentenced eight members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to life in prison and handed down a three-year jail sentence to seven others.

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Uganda : Uganda flooding kills at least 13
on 2017/10/2 15:21:53
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Click to see original Image in a new windowRainstorms in western Uganda caused flooding that swamped houses, killing at least 13 people including two babies, police said Wednesday.

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Libya : Libya groups start talks in Tunisia to launch new UN plan
on 2017/9/27 14:28:42
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe opposing sides of a conflict in Libya have begun a series of negotiations in neighboring Tunisia to officially launch a new plan by the United Nations to end the six-year-old turmoil in the country.

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Nigeria : WHO completes cholera vaccination in Nigeria
on 2017/9/27 14:27:43
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe World Health Organization said Tuesday it has completed a massive cholera vaccination campaign in restive northeastern Nigeria, where the disease has already killed 54 people.

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Kenya : Police use tear gas, batons to disperse opposition protesters in Kenya
on 2017/9/27 14:26:23
Kenya

Kenyan riot police have clashed with opposition protesters staging a rally against election officials in the capital city, Nairobi.

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Ethiopia : ‘Hundreds’ dead in Ethiopia ethnic clashes
on 2017/9/27 14:25:40
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Click to see original Image in a new windowClashes that erupted in Ethiopia earlier this month between two of the country’s largest ethnic groups have killed hundreds of people and displaced thousands more, the government said.

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Egypt : Egypt court jails prominent opposition figure expected to run for president
on 2017/9/26 14:04:40
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Click to see original Image in a new windowIn a likely bid to block his candidacy, an Egyptian court has handed down a jail term to a major opposition leader widely expected to challenge President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in next year's polls for offending public morals.

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Sudan : Sudan promises more efforts to normalize ties with US as travel ban lifted
on 2017/9/26 14:03:51
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe Sudanese government has vowed to do more to normalize ties with the United States after Washington removed the country from its travel ban list and amid reports that decades-old US sanctions on Khartoum could be lifted.

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Nigeria : Boko Haram displaced protest poor conditions in Nigeria camp
on 2017/9/26 14:02:59
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThousands of people uprooted from their homes by the Boko Haram insurgency took to the streets in the sprawling Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Sunday to protest at food shortages and poor conditions in their camp.

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Mali : Explosion in Mali kills 3 UN soldiers from Bangladesh
on 2017/9/26 14:02:10
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThree United Nations soldiers from Bangladesh were killed by an explosive device that detonated as they were escorting a convoy in northern Mali on Sunday, the West African country's peacekeeping mission and Bangladesh's military said.

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Egypt : Egypt court jails 14 over stampede in 2015 soccer match
on 2017/9/26 14:01:12
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Click to see original Image in a new windowA court in Egypt has handed down 14 jail sentences, including two life terms, to people involved in a deadly soccer stadium stampede in Cairo two years ago.

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Kenya : Kenya police ordered to investigate alleged election offenses
on 2017/9/26 14:00:11
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe Kenyan chief prosecutor’s office has ordered a police investigation into “irregularities and illegalities” allegedly conducted by the country’s election commission during the presidential poll last month, which has been annulled.

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Zambia : Refugees in Zambia say DR Congo troops killing civilians: UN
on 2017/9/26 13:59:08
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Click to see original Image in a new windowDemocratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government forces have been killing civilians in an insurgency-hit region, prompting the latest influx of refugees into northern Zambia, a senior UN official said, citing accounts of asylum seekers.

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Libya : At least 8 dead, 90 missing after boat sinks off Libya
on 2017/9/26 13:58:11
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Click to see original Image in a new windowA ship full of asylum-seekers heading for Europe has capsized off the Libyan coast, leaving at least eight people dead and almost 90 others missing.

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Chad : Over 50 people die in Chad cholera outbreak
on 2017/9/26 13:57:14
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe Chadian government says more than 50 people have died of cholera in the country since authorities declared an outbreak of the disease.

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Uganda : Uganda postpones legislation to extend president’s term
on 2017/9/26 13:56:31
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Click to see original Image in a new windowUgandan lawmakers have postponed a bill to extend President Yoweri Museveni's rule after protesters clashed with police in Kampala.

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Kenya : Kenya’s president calls ‘coup’ Supreme Court ruling on election
on 2017/9/26 13:55:01
Kenya

Click to see original Image in a new windowKenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has repeated his criticism of the country’s Supreme Court regarding a ruling to annul the results of the August 8 presidential election, saying the decision amounted to a coup against the will of people in the country.

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Libya : UN unveils new peace plan for Libya
on 2017/9/26 13:53:41
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe United Nations (UN) has launched a new initiative to break a political stalemate and help bring about peace and stability in Libya.

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