Africa
  • Last month, the Supreme Court overturned President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in August polls.

    Kenyans are voting for the second time in a span of about two months as thousands of security personnel safeguard polling stations while opposition supporters hold protests and attempt to thwart the presidential polls.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 26, 2017, 6:44 AM EDT
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  • Al-Qaeda linked gunmen attacked a nearby cafe in Ouagadougou on January 16, 2016.

    Two suspected jihadists launched a “terrorist attack” at a restaurant in the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, shooting dead at least 18 people and injuring several others on Sunday night. 

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 14, 2017, 8:17 AM EDT
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  • The refugee deaths along the Libya-Italy route across the Mediterranean Sea has seen a dramatic surge recently.

    The heart-rending incident reported from Libya’s western city of Zawiya follows within days after the European Union approved a controversial plan to tide the flow of migrants from the African nation.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 21, 2017, 6:25 AM EST
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  • Zimbabwe’s ousted vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa will return to the country on Wednesday.

    Zimbabwe’s ousted vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa is likely to take over as the country’s new president after Robert Mugabe announced his resignation amid mounting pressure to step down.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 22, 2017, 5:46 AM EST
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  • Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is seen as an economy-ruining despot in the West.

    The political upheaval in Zimbabwe descended into confusion on Thursday after President Robert Mugabe, under house arrest for last two days, was photographed shaking hands with the military official who led the takeover.

     
    LAST UPDATE : Nov 17, 2017, 12:42 AM EST
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