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South Africans are Not Xenophobic

According to President Zuma, South Africans are not xenophobic following an anti-immigrant demonstration in Pretoria that ended with...

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Libya – A Center for Migrant Child Abuse

The United Nations has warned that large numbers of children, almost 26,000 a year, and unaccompanied, are still risking their lives to...

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Zimbabwe Nurses Start Indefinite Strike

State-employed nurses have begun an indefinite strike over wages.  Their main demand is that the government pay out 2016 bonuses.  Army...

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Nigerian’s President Still in London

President Buhari’s absence is only more highlighted by the fact that Africa’s most populous nation it being hit by its worst...

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Nigerian Faction Islamist Group Claims the Death of Group’s Spokesperson

A 50 minute recording of Abubaker Shekau’s inner circle meeting on December 18th shows Shekau, leader of a Nigerian faction Islamist...

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President Barrow Sworn in at Packed Stadium

The Gambia has formally sworn in its new elected President, Adama Barrow, in front of a crowd of thousands including African heads of...

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South Sudan Declares Famine in Unity State

A famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced in any part of the world in six years. The government and...

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Stacks of Cash Totaling $9.7M Found in Nigerian Raid

Plus: Nigeria’s president to come home, South Africa cannot be led by a woman, 200 cars still missing from Ghana’s new presidency, and more

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Somalia Has New, Popular President

Somalia’s new president, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, known by his nickname Farmajo has his challenges laid out for him – making...

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Somali-US Citizen Declared President

Former Prime Minister Sheikh Mohamud Abdulahi Farmajo defeated incumbent President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud after two rounds of voting,...

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Nigeria’s President Buhari Extends Medical Leave in UK

President Buhari has asked parliament to extend his medical leave in the UK, giving credence to rumors to his health may be worse than...

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Nigeria Needs to Roll the Dice to Grow Rice

Nigerians love eating rice.  So much so, one has to question why they do not grow their own rice and have imported nearly 17 million...