Africa

Ethiopia and the United Nations agreed on Wednesday to channel desperately-needed humanitarian aid to the northern region of Tigray, where a month of war is believed to have ...

Namibia has put 170 "high value" wild elephants up for sale due to drought and an increase in elephant numbers, the southern African country's environmental ministry said on ...

Eight dead after cyclone hits Somalia's Puntland, spead of ... Eight dead after cyclone hits Somalia's Puntland, spead of locusts feared

A cyclone that hit parts of Somalia this week killed eight people and displaced thousands, flooded farmlands and could ...

'Hotel Rwanda' hero says he was kidnapped and blindfolded before ... 'Hotel Rwanda' hero says he was kidnapped and blindfolded before arrest

"Hotel Rwanda" hero Paul Rusesabagina, on trial for terrorism and other charges said on Friday he had been kidnapped ...

Nigerian court hears blasphemy conviction appeals in northern ... Nigerian court hears blasphemy conviction appeals in northern city Kano

Two judges in Nigeria heard the first appeals against Islamic law blasphemy convictions that caused global outrage when ...

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