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Several people killed in blast at rally supporting new Ethiopian leader

Several people were killed and injured in an explosion at a rally attended by thousands in Addis Ababa on Saturday, Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister…
US quits 'biased' UN Human Rights Council

US quits 'biased' UN Human Rights Council

The US has pulled out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, calling it a "cesspool of political bias".
Mauritius sells Passport and Citizenship

Mauritius sells Passport and Citizenship

Mauritius is offering foreigners the chance to obtain Mauritian citizenship in exchange for a non-refundable contribution of $1m (£757,400) to the national sovereign wealth fund.
Oil depots entirely destroyed in Libya after military attacks

Oil depots entirely destroyed in Libya after military attacks

Two oil depots at Libya’s second most important terminal, Ras Lanuf, have been entirely destroyed after an attack by militias, leading to the loss of 400,000 barrels of oil, the Ras Lanuf…
Mother of Boko Haram's leader confesses her son's 'evil'

Mother of Boko Haram's leader confesses her son's 'evil'

The mother of Boko Haram's leader Abubakar Shekau has spoken out, telling Voice of America that her son has "brought many problems to many people" and that she hasn't seen him in 15 years.
Egypt ranked safest country in Africa, safer than UK and US

Egypt ranked safest country in Africa, safer than UK and US

Egypt has been ranked the safest country in Africa and higher than both the UK and US, according to a new global poll.
Trump signs historic agreement with Kim Jong Un

Donald Trump signs historic agreement with Kim Jong Un

US President Donald Trump says his historic talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that ended in a joint agreement were "tremendous".
Mob lynches 9 persons over Whatsapp 'child kidnap' rumours

India: Mob lynches 9 persons over Whatsapp 'child kidnap' rumours

Rumours of child kidnappings spread across India over WhatsApp, have led to the lynching of nine (9) persons over the past month.
Ibrahim Abiriga

Controversial Ugandan MP Ibrahim Abiriga shot dead

A controversial parliamentarian in Uganda has been shot dead. Ibrahim Abiriga and his personal body guard was gunned down close to Uganda’s capital Kampala.
Burundi's President vows to step down in 2020

Burundi's President vows to step down in 2020

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has said he will not seek another term in office after the end of his current mandate in 2020.
Guatemala Volcano: Almost 200 missing and 75 dead

Guatemala Volcano: Almost 200 missing and 75 dead

At least 192 people are missing and 75 are dead as a result of the explosion of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala on Sunday, officials say.