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  1. News24.com | Pirates kidnap five off southern Nigeria: police

    09.21 / 19:42 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Sea pirates have kidnapped five people from a ship off the coast of oil-rich southern Nigeria, police and maritime security analysts have…
  2. News24.com | Almost 90 missing, at least 8 dead in Libya migrant shipwreck

    09.21 / 19:42 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    At least eight migrants drowned and almost 90 others went missing after a shipwreck off Libya, a local official citing survivors who had clung onto the sinking vessel for days has…
  3. News24.com | US boosts aid for war famines by $575m

    09.21 / 19:42 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    The United States has said it will spend another $575m to help the millions facing starvation and violence amid wars and unrest in Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria, and…
  4. News24.com | Togo braces for new nationwide protests

    09.21 / 18:47 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Togo is bracing for another round of demonstrations in its seaside capital and other cities called by opposition groups intent on ending the rule of President Faure Gnassingbe, the scion of Africa's oldest political…
  5. News24.com | Ugandan students defy ban to protest over presidential age limit

    09.21 / 18:47 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Ugandan police have fired teargas at students who defied a police order banning protests as they demonstrated the proposed removal of presidential age limits that would allow President Yoweri Museveni to stand again in…
  6. News24.com | MDC slams 'painstakingly slow, inefficient' voter registration exercise

    09.21 / 17:48 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Zimbabwe's main opposition, the MDC party, has slammed the "painstakingly slow and thoroughly inefficient" voter registration exercise undertaken by the Zimbabwe Electoral…
  7. News24.com | Conjoined twins set for university in Tanzania

    09.21 / 17:48 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    A pair of conjoined sisters are settling into campus life at a Tanzanian university, a first in a country where disabled people are often marginalised or abandoned at…
  8. News24.com | Trump to 'consider' resuming military aid to Egypt

    09.21 / 17:48 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    US President Donald Trump has signaled he would consider resuming military aid to Egypt which had been frozen because of concerns over its human rights…
  9. News24.com | Kenya president slams annulled poll as judicial 'coup'

    09.21 / 15:49 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has said that a Supreme Court ruling annulling his recent election victory was a "coup" that stole democracy from the…
  10. News24.com | Africa poaching now a war, task force warns

    09.21 / 15:49 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    The fight against poaching must be treated as a war, Africa's leading anti-poaching coalition has said, as it called for the illicit wildlife trade to be monitored like global…
  11. News24.com | Egyptian Cabinet expands grounds for withdrawing citizenship

    09.21 / 15:49 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Egypt's Cabinet has proposed an amendment to the law regulating conditions for the withdrawal of acquired citizenship to include those convicted of crimes related to harming state…
  12. News24.com | UN mission in DRC forces reckoning over sex abuse scandal

    09.21 / 14:44 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    The United Nation sexual abuse and exploitation is back in the spotlight with fresh calls for…
  13. News24.com | Mugabe 'spends nearly $20m on Zanu-PF rallies' – report

    09.21 / 13:44 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    President Robert Mugabe has reportedly blown an estimated $20m of state funds in eight of his Zanu-PF youth interface rallies held so…
  14. News24.com | Why were 39 Burundian refugees shot dead in DRC?

    09.21 / 12:45 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    On Friday, Congolese forces opened fire on a crowd of protesting Burundian refugees in DRC. But why were they…
  15. News24.com | Riek Machar's men blamed for deadly South Sudan raid

    09.21 / 12:45 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Fighters loyal to an exiled former deputy president in South Sudan have attacked government forces in Unity state, leading to the deaths of 25 people including civilians, according to…
  16. News24.com | LATEST: 'Panic grips MDC over Tsvangirai illness,' says report

    09.21 / 10:48 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Panic has reportedly gripped Zimbabwe's main opposition the Movement for Democratic Change party, as its leader Morgan Tsvangirai continues to receive medical treatment at a hospital in South…
  17. News24.com | Ugandan police fire tear gas at 'life presidency' protesters

    09.21 / 10:48 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Ugandan police have fired tear gas to disperse protesters opposed to plans to introduce legislation that could allow the longtime president to rule for…
  18. News24.com | UN launches new push for Libya peace

    09.21 / 09:49 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    The United Nations has launched a new push to bring stability to Libya, which has been ravaged by chaos since the 2011 ouster of longtime leader Muammar…
  19. News24.com | Twitter pokes fun at Trump after he 'invents' new African state of 'Nambia'

    09.21 / 08:52 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Social media is poking fun at President Donald Trump after he twice referred to the southern African country of Namibia as "Nambia" during a lunch he hosted for African leaders amid the UN General Assembly in New…
  20. News24.com | US, EU slam DRC army for using 'excessive force'

    09.21 / 08:52 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    The US and EU have urged Congolese security forces to refrain from using "excessive force" after soldiers fired on Burundian refugees last week, killing over…