Africa

The head of the Democratic Republic of Congo's football association, who also serves on world governing body FIFA, was provisionally released on Wednesday, after being held ...

The ceremonial mace of Nigeria’s upper chamber of parliament was stolen on Wednesday, Senate leaders said, condemning the theft as an “act of treason“.

Mali prisoner killings decried as 'summary executions' Mali prisoner killings decried as 'summary executions'

Fourteen suspected jihadists killed during an alleged escape attempt by Mali troops were "summarily executed," ...

Egypt prosecutor orders website editor detained for 15 days - ... Egypt prosecutor orders website editor detained for 15 days - sources

An Egyptian prosecutor ordered on Thursday that a news website's editor-in-chief be detained for 15 days

DR Congo wants UN mission to leave in 2020: foreign minister DR Congo wants UN mission to leave in 2020: foreign minister

The Democratic Republic of Congo wants the UN mission to leave the country in 2020, Foreign Minister Leonard She ...

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