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  • Sat, 23 Jul 2016 13:09

    Ivory Coast parliament votes to hold referendum on new constitution

    Ivory Coast's parliament on Friday voted overwhelmingly in favor of holding a referendum on a new constitution that would among other measures remove a controversial nationality clause that contributed to years of unrest and civil war.

  • Sat, 23 Jul 2016 13:09

    Number of people fleeing South Sudan violence hits one-day record, officials say

    NEW YORK - More than 8,300 refugees fled violence in war-torn South Sudan and crossed into neighboring Uganda in a single day this week, setting a one-day record for this year, United Nations officials said on Friday.

  • Sat, 23 Jul 2016 13:09

    Zimbabwe threatens "traitorous" war veterans after Mugabe attack

    Zimbabwe's government denounced leading independence war veterans as traitors on Saturday for an unprecedented attack on ageing President Robert Mugabe and vowed to identify its unnamed authors and put them on trial.

  • Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:12

    CAR: LRA rebels abduct 344 people in six months - NGOs

    BANGUI - Rebels from the Lord's Resistance Army have kidnapped a record 344 civilians in the Central African Republic in the first half of 2016, according to two specialised NGOs.

  • Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:00

    South Africa: Condom Manufacturing Plant to Create Jobs

    Durban - A total of 145 potential direct jobs are to be created when a latex condom manufacturing plant at the Dube Trade Port in Durban is opened.

  • Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:58

    South Africa: SA to Lead Major HIV Vaccine Trial

    Durban - Achieving AIDS reduction targets and eventually ending the disease by 2030 is taking centre stage at the 21st International AIDS conference, underway in Durban.

  • Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:56

    Sudan: Malnutrition Rife in Central Darfur Camps

    Zalingei - 2016 is proving to the "the worst year since 2010" for malnutrition and disease in the five camps for the displaced at Zalingei in Central Darfur.

  • Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:54

    Uganda: S. Sudan Refugees Pour Into Northern Uganda

    Kampala - More than 14,887 refugees have crossed into Uganda from South Sudan since July 7, when war broke out in Africa's youngest country.

  • Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:51

    Somalia: President Meets With U.S. Military Officials

    Mogadishu - The president of the federal republic of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has Thursday met with top U.S. military experts at a secret base in Lower Shabelle region, reports said.