Funeral held for flooding, mudslide victims in Sierra Leone2017-08-18
FREETOWN, Aug.17(Xinhua)--Mourners, relatives, neighbors and friends on Thursday gave final respects to over 300 victims of the Aug.14 mudslides and flooding in the area of Sierra Leone's capital.
Zambia's main opposition leader released after treason charge dropped2017-08-16
A court in Zambia on Wednesday released the country's leading opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema after the treason charge against him was dropped.
Ethiopia toughens crack down on corruption following mass protests2017-08-16
In what appears to be a concrete answer to the preoccupations of the public, the Ethiopian government is undertaking its large scale anti-corruption investigation and arrest during the past few weeks.
Nigeria launches special military force against Boko Haram2017-08-16
Nigeria on Tuesday launched a special military force to enhance security network against terror group Boko Haram, particularly in the northeast region.
Ethiopia warns prospect of above-average rainfall induced flood2017-08-16
The Ethiopian Meteorology Agency warned Ethiopians on Tuesday over a prospect of above-average rainfall induced flood accidents in different parts of the east African country.
Scores feared killed in NE Nigeria's market attack: local sources2017-08-16
Scores of people were feared killed by suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers at a market in the village of Konduga in northeast Nigeria's Borno State, multiple sources said late Tuesday.
More than 300 killed in mudslide, flooding in Sierra Leone's Freetown area2017-08-15
More than 300 people were killed in a mudslide and flooding on Monday in the area of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, the national broadcaster said.
Gunmen kill at least 18 in Burkina Faso restaurant2017-08-15
A group of gunmen attacked a Turkish restaurant in the center of Burkina Faso on Sunday evening, leaving at least 18 dead and 20 others injured.
Tunisian president calls for change to Muslim marriage decree2017-08-14
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi on Sunday asked the government to end a decree that bans Muslim women from marrying non-Muslims.
Over 170 die from drowning in Algeria's holiday season2017-08-14
More than 170 people died from drowning in Algeria since early July, the Civil Defense Ministry of the northern African Arab country said here Sunday.
Tanzanian gov't reclaims 10 privatized industries2017-08-11
Tanzanian authorities announced on Thursday the repossession of 10 privatized industries after they had been dormant for 20 years.
Namibia launches Cooperative policy 20172017-08-11
Namibian Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry John Mutorwa, on Thursday launched the Namibia Cooperative policy 2017.
Kenyans urged to remain calm amid poll anxiety2017-08-11
Kenya's government on Thursday appealed to citizens to remain calm following peaceful conclusion to Kenya's general elections which are tightly contested amid anxiety across the East African nation.
Kenya's general elections kicks off2017-08-09
Kenya's general elections kicked off on Tuesday, with nearly 20 million eligible voters expected to cast their ballots at over 40,000 polling centers to elect public officials, including the president.
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