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  • Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:41

    Lions invade villages, kill livestock near Zimbabwe's resort town of Victoria Falls

    HARARE-- Lions suspected to be from nearby sanctuaries have killed 35 cattle and an unconfirmed number of goats and donkeys near Zimbabwe's resort town of Victoria Falls in the last two months.

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  • Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:09

    Sudan gov't signs peace deal with opposition groups

    KHARTOUM -- Sudan's government on Sunday signed a peace agreement with two opposition groups from northern Sudan, according to the Sovereign Council in a statement.

  • Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:04

    Libya's UN-backed gov't says repells attack by east-based army near Misrata

    TRIPOLI -- Forces of the UN-backed Libyan government on Sunday announced repelling an attack by the rival east-based army in Abugrein town, some 140 km south of Misrata city.

  • Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:57

    At least 14 killed in central Nigeria gunmen attack

    ABUJA -- At least 14 people were killed when gunmen hit a village in Nigeria's Plateau, a state in the country's central region, several local sources said on Monday.

  • Tue, 28 Jan 2020 10:46

    Egyptian court sentences 3 to death over failed assassination

    CAIRO -- An Egyptian court handed preliminary death sentences on Monday to three defendants over a failed assassination of Alexandria's security director in March 2018, official Ahram Online news website reported.

  • Tue, 28 Jan 2020 10:42

    Two pilots killed in military jet crash in Algeria

    ALGIERS -- Two pilots were killed in a Sukhoi Su-30 aircraft crash on Monday night in Algeria's Oum El Bouaghi province, 450 km southeast of the capital Algiers, local media reported.

  • Sun, 26 Jan 2020 12:14

    South Africa's Eskom new CEO warns against hasty unbundling of firm

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The new chief executive of South Africa’s power utility Eskom said on Sunday that a plan to split the loss-making company should not be rushed, because risks associated with the process need to be assessed and managed properly.

  • Sat, 25 Jan 2020 12:23

    Sudan signs initial political and security deal with rebel group

    JUBA (Reuters) - Sudan and one rebel group signed a preliminary deal on political and security arrangements on Friday, paving the way for eventual reconciliation through ongoing talks.

  • Sat, 25 Jan 2020 12:16

    South African parliament starts process to remove watchdog head

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa’s parliament on Friday backed a request from the main opposition party to begin proceedings that could lead to the removal of the country’s top anti-corruption official amid criticism of her record in office.