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Kenya deports South Sudanese rebel spokesman

Kenya has deported a South Sudanese rebel spokesman - a registered refugee - back to his war-torn country where he could face detention and abuse at the hands of the Juba government.

Son of Nigeria's Ken Saro-Wiwa dies

The son of renowned Nigerian environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, who was executed more than 20 years ago, has died in London.

Africa’s life-saving potato

Millions of children across Africa suffer from malnutrition - one way to tackle this is a special type of sweet potato that can deliver an extra vitamin hit which is being developed in Uganda.

The Buharis, democratic or devious?

The public opprobrium between President Buhari and his wife must be of interest to any student of politics for three reasons. If I am not too young, this is possibly the first time a first lady is not “protecting” her husband in harsh times in an African country.

21 Chibok girls freed– Nigeria presidency confirms

The Senior Special Assistant to the President of Nigeria on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu on Thursday confirmed through a statement made available to journalist that 21 of the over 200 girls abducted from their school in Chibok, Borno State, in April 2014 have been released.

Angela Merkel pledges cash and military vehicles to aid Niger

German Chancellor Angela Merkel promised cash and military vehicles on Monday to help Niger fight human traffickers and militant Islamists, trying to bolster a country that is a key staging post for migrants trying to reach Europe.

Ethiopia blames Egypt for housing rebels

Ethiopia's government on Monday blamed Egypt for supporting outlawed rebels and forcing the declaration of the country's first state of emergency in a quarter-century as widespread anti-government protests continue.

Tuition fee dispute leads University students & SA police to clash

One of South Africa's top universities descended into violence on Monday, with police firing tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannon at stone-throwing students who are locked in a bitter national dispute with administrators and the government over demonstrators' demands for free education.