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Sudan Protesters Hold Night Gatherings to Rekindle Movement

Sudan Protesters Hold Night Gatherings to Rekindle Movement

KHARTOUM - As night fell, residents of a southern district in Khartoum briskly moved to set the stage for Sudanese protest leaders giving a brief on the movement's latest updates.

Grappling with a power outage, …

Sudan Protesters Hold Night Gatherings to Rekindle Movement

Sudan Protesters Hold Night Gatherings to Rekindle Movement

KHARTOUM - As night fell, residents of a southern district in Khartoum briskly moved to set the stage for Sudanese protest leaders giving a brief on the movement's latest updates.

Grappling with a power outage, …

Central African Republic Facing Acute Food Shortages

Central African Republic Facing Acute Food Shortages

GENEVA - A new report finds nearly half of all people in the Central African Republic are suffering acute food shortages. The latest assessment by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification, a joint effort by …

All armies have doctrine and purpose – Museveni

All armies have doctrine and purpose – Museveni

Presidents remarks

I had the pleasure, as commander in chief of the armed forces, to present a lecture of opportunity to the 297 trainees at Kabamba military school. Fifty six (56) of these are professional …

Polls Close in Mauritania Election

Polls Close in Mauritania Election

NOUAKCHOTT - Mauritanian voters went to the polls Saturday in the country's first election without an incumbent presidential candidate since the 2008 coup.

Polling stations closed at 7 p.m. across the Sahara Desert nation, and …

Opposition Walks Out on Malawi President’s Address

Opposition Walks Out on Malawi President’s Address

LILONGWE, MALAWI Opposition lawmakers in Malawi walked out of parliament Friday as President Peter Mutharika started delivering the state of the nation address.

The opposition was protesting the president and the May 21 election, which …

Opposition Walks Out on Malawi President’s Address

Opposition Walks Out on Malawi President’s Address

LILONGWE, MALAWI Opposition lawmakers in Malawi walked out of parliament Friday as President Peter Mutharika started delivering the state of the nation address.

The opposition was protesting the president and the May 21 election, which …

Opposition Walks Out on Malawi President’s Address

Opposition Walks Out on Malawi President’s Address

LILONGWE, MALAWI Opposition lawmakers in Malawi walked out of parliament Friday as President Peter Mutharika started delivering the state of the nation address.

The opposition was protesting the president and the May 21 election, which …

IS Followers in Syria, Iraq Want Evacuation to Somalia

IS Followers in Syria, Iraq Want Evacuation to Somalia

Dozens of European citizens of Somali origin who joined the Islamic State terror group in Syria and Iraq want to go to Somalia due to European countries' reluctance to take them back.

Through their parents, …

IS Followers in Syria, Iraq Want Evacuation to Somalia

IS Followers in Syria, Iraq Want Evacuation to Somalia

Dozens of European citizens of Somali origin who joined the Islamic State terror group in Syria and Iraq want to go to Somalia due to European countries' reluctance to take them back.

Through their parents, …

Paper Shortage in Zimbabwe Makes Passports Elusive

Paper Shortage in Zimbabwe Makes Passports Elusive

Delays in obtaining passports are making some Zimbabweans think of jumping the border to look for jobs and a better life. People are still applying for the documents so they can travel legally, but the …

Mixed Feelings Expressed as Cameroon Mourns Fallen Soldiers

Mixed Feelings Expressed as Cameroon Mourns Fallen Soldiers

A tribute was held Friday at an army headquarters in Yaounde to the 17 soldiers and eight civilians killed June 10 by Boko Haram in Darak, on Cameroon's northern border.

Retired teacher Clement Ndzana was …

Mauritania Presidential Hopefuls Conclude Campaigns

Mauritania Presidential Hopefuls Conclude Campaigns

NOUAKCHOTT Six presidential hopefuls in Mauritania ended their campaigns on Thursday with hourslong rallies throughout the capital of Nouakchott.

For the first time since a 2008 coup, President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz will not be …