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  1. News24.com | Israel sends Egypt condolences over bus attack

    05.26 / 19:49 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Israel has strongly condemned the attack by masked gunmen on a bus carrying Christians in neighbouring Egypt that killed 28…
  2. News24.com | In moral 'crusade', Burundi forces unwed couples to marry

    05.26 / 19:49 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Unmarried couples have until the end of the year to legalise their relationships, the Burundi government says, as part of an effort to reform morals in the…
  3. News24.com | South Sudan freed UN journalist held 2 years without charge

    05.26 / 19:49 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    South Sudan has released a United Nations journalist held for two and a half years without trial, the UN has…
  4. News24.com | Thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe: Libya navy

    05.26 / 19:49 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    At least 20 boats carrying thousands of migrants on their way to Italy were spotted off the coast of the western city of Sabratha, the Libyan navy has…
  5. News24.com | Hamas condemns fatal attack on Copts in Egypt

    05.26 / 18:45 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    The militant Islamic group Hamas that rules Gaza is condemning the attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in…
  6. News24.com | Attempt to broker South Sudan political agreement fails

    05.26 / 17:47 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    South Sudan's government and opposition groups have failed to reach a political agreement mediated by Uganda's president in the latest setback to efforts to end the country's civil…
  7. News24.com | Tunisia opens trial over 2015 beach massacre

    05.26 / 17:47 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    A Tunisian court has held its first public hearing in the trial of 33 people in connection with a 2015 jihadist beach massacre that killed dozens of foreign…
  8. News24.com | Death toll on new attack on Egypt Christians reaches 28

    05.26 / 16:47 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Masked gunmen attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of the Egyptian capital, killing at least 28 people including children, officials have…
  9. News24.com | Ethiopia charges 2 with terrorism over deadly stampede

    05.26 / 16:47 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Ethiopia has charged two people with terrorism, saying they caused a stampede last year that killed dozens of people and led the government to declare a state of…
  10. News24.com | Ethiopian journalist jailed for talking to dissident

    05.26 / 15:50 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Ethiopian journalist Getachew Shiferaw has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for speaking to a dissident, capping a case that rights groups have called an assault on press…
  11. News24.com | EXCLUSIVE: Ramaphosa 'taking bribes from Kiir', South Sudan rebels claim

    05.26 / 13:46 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Rebels in South Sudan have claimed that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is "taking bribes" from President Salva Kiir's government to block their leader Riek Machar - currently in South Africa - from returning…
  12. News24.com | Attack on Egypt Christians: Attackers 'used automatic weapons'

    05.26 / 12:47 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Masked gunmen who attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of the Egyptian capital "used automatic weapons" to kill at least 26 people, an official…
  13. News24.com | Rights groups urge Uganda to back probe into deadly clashes

    05.26 / 10:54 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Dozens of human rights watchdogs and lawyers have urged Uganda's government to allow an independent investigation into killings by security forces during violent clashes with a tribal kingdom last year that left over 100…
  14. News24.com | Africa 'is not poor, we are stealing its wealth'

    05.26 / 09:59 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Africa is poor, but we can try to help its people. It's a simple statement, repeated through a thousand images, newspaper stories and charity appeals each year, so that it takes on the weight of truth, writes Nick…
  15. News24.com | Libya: Breeding and training ground for jihadists

    05.26 / 08:09 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Feeding on the chaos that has gripped Libya since the overthrow and killing of longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, jihadists have used the country to recruit and export…
  16. News24.com | Populism on the rise as SA, Namibia gear up to elect new presidents

    05.26 / 07:12 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    South Africa's ANC and Namibia's Swapo, governing parties, enter crucial leadership elections this year, with presidents Jacob Zuma and Hage Geingob both facing challenges, writes Henning…
  17. News24.com | Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, Zambia, Libya

    05.26 / 05:11 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    First Lady Grace Mugabe is concerned about her future after her husband is no longer president, and DA leader Mmusi Maimane slams Zuma, ANC over silence on Zambia's Hichilema treason…
  18. News24.com | Forces loyal to LNA seize control of Libyan air base

    05.26 / 05:11 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    A spokesperson for the Libyan National Army says forces loyal to the LNA have seized control of an air base in the country's south that had been under control of western…
  19. News24.com | Last Japanese peacekeepers pull out of South Sudan

    05.25 / 19:39 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    The last Japanese peacekeepers with a United Nations mission have left South…
  20. News24.com | Libya says working closely with Britain over concert attack

    05.25 / 19:39 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Libya is working closely with Britain to identify possible "terrorist networks" involved in the attack at a pop concert in Manchester, a senior Libyan official…