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Two men from Somalia were arrested last night after they were found to be in possession of cannabis and what is suspected to be cocaine, in an amount which suggested that it was not exclusively for their own use. The...
In Nigeria, the intelligence services claim to have foiled a planned bombings in several cities in the north of the country. Nigeria’s state security agency said on Friday it had foiled plans by militants to detonate explosives in four...
Six days after the terrorist attack on Camp Kangaba, a popular holiday destination for expatriates in the suburbs of Bamako, a tribute was paid on Saturday 24 June to the victims.The ceremony held on Saturday morning at Camp Kangaba...
Thousands of Ethiopian nationals voluntarily returned to the country from Saudi Arabia taking advantage of an amnesty program between the two governments.With barely days to the end of the 90-day amnesty program, the government’s information outfit said about 3,500...
The United States has confirmed dropping a $5m bounty placed on information leading to the capture of a former deputy leader of Somalia’s insurgent group, Al-Shabaab.A Voice of America journalist reported that the US State Department confirmed withdrawing its...
The world’s youngest nation, South Sudan, has cancelled its sixth Independence Day celebrations for the second year in a row. Their independence falls on July 9 each year.Juba said it had cancelled the celebrations citing financial reasons – the...
President Paul Kagame has said that Rwanda will proceed with the planned phase-out of importation of second-hand clothes despite the threats that it could lead to a review of eligibility to access duty-free access to the American market.President Kagame...
MTN Rwanda has donated Rwf1.5 million to the Rwandan Muslim Community, which will enable 500 members to access health insurance, commonly known as ‘Mutuelle de Sante’.The donation is part of the telecom firm’s drive to support the Muslim community...
The Somali foreign minister on Friday lauded a Turkish military training camp which is expected to open in Somalia in the coming months.''This military training camp established by our Turkish friends will be the first professional training camp for...
Arrest came after they held news conference to protest continued incarceration of party leader Hakainde HichilemaZambia police Friday arrested and detained the entire provincial executive committee of the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) in the country’s Western...

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A Ghanaian football player in Gävle, Sweden, has been sentenced to two years in prison for raping and assaulting his wife.A Swedish court on...