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LRA leader Ongwen appears before ICC judges

26 January 2015, 19:04

Notorious former Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen made his first appearance before the International Criminal Court on Monday, accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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2 more killed in violent South African looting

26 January 2015, 19:04

Two more people have died as the week-long looting of foreign-owned shops continued in townships around South Africa's economic capital Johannesburg, police said.

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Kidnapped Central African officials have been freed

26 January 2015, 16:07

Central African officials kidnapped by former Muslim rebels have been freed, handed over to UN.

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Mubarak’s 2 sons freed from prison – officials

26 January 2015, 14:22

Egyptian security official say two sons of ousted president Hosni Mubarak have been released from prison, nearly four years after they were first arrested along with their father.

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Uganda LRA rebel leader Ongwen faces ICC judges

26 January 2015, 12:00

Notorious former Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen faces International Criminal Court judges for the first time, charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Ugandan children trafficked into Kenya for prostitution

26 January 2015, 12:00

Ugandan children are trafficked into Kenyan to work in tea estates and also as prostitutes.

Egyptian female cyclists pedal for acceptance

26 January 2015, 10:49

More and more women in Egypt are deciding to use bicycles as a form of transport, even though socially it is unacceptable in Egypt for a girl to ride a bicycle in the street.

Morocco arrests suspect tied to Frenchman's murder

26 January 2015, 09:30

Moroccan authorities say they have arrested a suspected Algerian member of the militant group responsible for kidnapping and beheading French tourist Herve Gourdel east of Algiers in September.

Release of Mubarak sons delayed

26 January 2015, 08:29

Egyptian security officials say the release of the Alaa and Gamal Mubarak pending a corruption retrial has been delayed, after state media reported they had walked free from prison.

Man goes into a comma during sex adventure

26 January 2015, 08:29

A 25-year-old man went into a comma during a sex competition with his roommate.

New Boko Haram attacks as Kerry visits Nigeria

26 January 2015, 07:24

Nigeria's military has fought Boko Haram militants in the restive northeastern city of Maiduguri as US Secretary of State John Kerry jetted in to discuss fears about election-related violence.

Central African Republic minister kidnapped

25 January 2015, 15:28

Central African Republic's minister for youth and sport was kidnapped by gunmen in the capital, Bangui, as he returned from church, an official said.

Ivory mafia: How criminal gangs are killing Kenya's elephants

25 January 2015, 09:37

Shortly before 11 am on the last Saturday in May, a heavily laden white Mitsubishi truck pulled into the Fuji Motors East Africa car dealership in an industrial neighbourhood on the northern edge of Mombasa.

Defence Minister Lungu wins Zambia's elections

25 January 2015, 09:36

Zambia's defence minister Edgar Lungu, of the ruling Patriotic Front, has narrowly won the country's presidential race, the electoral commission announced after an election marred by delays.

Tanzania's energy minister quits over corruption scandal

24 January 2015, 15:04

Tanzania's energy minster has quit becoming the third top government figure pushed out of office over a multi-million-dollar energy corruption scandal.

4 years after Egypt revolt, jails clogged with activists

24 January 2015, 09:03

Zyad el-Elaimy was among millions who rallied to overthrow Hosni Mubarak in 2011, but four years later he has been visiting activists in jail even as the ousted strongman edges closer to freedom.

Ruling party candidate Lungu leads Zambia presidential poll

23 January 2015, 17:30

Zambia's ruling party presidential candidate Edgar Lungu maintained a slim lead over his closest rival Hakainde Hichilema after votes from about 80 percent of constituencies were counted, the electoral commission said.

Sierra Leone lifts Ebola quarantines as crisis eases

23 January 2015, 15:20

Sierra Leone lifted crippling nationwide restrictions on movement put in place at the height of the Ebola crisis, amid signs that the deadly epidemic was retreating.

Election, politicians a turn-off for Lagos' young voters

23 January 2015, 14:05

Nigeria's politicians are out courting young voters but many of them are too preoccupied with trying to eke out a living to pay much attention to next month's election.

Fired MPs run broke

23 January 2015, 14:05

The MPS who were recently fired from ruling party, NRM, two tears ago over allegations of sabotaging their party have reportedly run broke and are now demanding a refund of their monthly contributions.

Zambian newspaper calls election win for ruling party candidate

23 January 2015, 12:05

Zambia's ruling party candidate, Edgar Lungu, is headed for victory in this week's presidential election after building what appeared to be an unassailable lead against his closet rival, a local newspaper reported.

Police arrest 121 after looting of foreign-owned shops

23 January 2015, 09:42

South African police said Friday they had arrested 121 people after mobs went on a looting spree of grocery stores owned by foreign nationals in Johannesburg's Soweto township.

Murder and magic as Tanzania tackles 'witchcraft' killings

23 January 2015, 08:38

It was a hyena that killed the boy, but four elderly women got the blame. In Tanzania, hundreds of people are killed each year accused of being witches.

Shabaab say responsible for Mogadishu hotel bombing

23 January 2015, 07:25

The Somali Islamist group al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for a bomb attack at the gate of a Mogadishu hotel where Turkish delegates were meeting.

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