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Latest news from News24.com - Africa feed

  1. News24.com | 'Dozens' killed in Mali clashes before helicopter crash

    07.28 / 06:56 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    A group of former separatist rebels in Mali killed "dozens" of members of a pro-government armed group before a UN helicopter monitoring the fighting crashed in the country's north, sources…
  2. News24.com | Haftar's Libya expels 12 Sudan diplomats

    07.28 / 06:56 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Authorities in eastern Libya backed by military strongman Khalifa Haftar ordered the closure of a Sudanese consulate and the expulsion of 12 diplomats, a pro-Haftar news agency…
  3. News24.com | Two elephants shot after trampling Zim cop to death

    07.28 / 06:56 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Two more elephants have been shot dead in Zimbabwe after they trampled a policeman to death in the east of the country, conservationists…
  4. News24.com | WATCH: 'Don't be afraid to name your successor,' Grace Mugabe tells hubby, 93

    07.28 / 04:57 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has publicly urged her 93-year-old husband to name a successor, saying that the nonagenarian's word would be…
  5. News24.com | Tunisia law on violence against women 'landmark step': HRW

    07.28 / 04:57 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Human Rights Watch has hailed a new law to fight domestic violence in Tunisia as a "landmark step" towards protecting women's rights but called for funding to fully implement…
  6. News24.com | Ethiopia to give ID cards to Rastafarians

    07.28 / 04:57 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Ethiopia will issue national identity cards for the nearly 1 000 Rastafarians who long have been seen as stateless in the East African nation, the government has…
  7. News24.com | Senegal crackdown fails to improve lot of child beggars

    07.27 / 20:46 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Dawn has barely broken as three of Senegal's estimated 50 000 child beggars dart through the capital's streets, hoping for a bag of sugar or a few coins to hand over to their…
  8. News24.com | Poacher in DiCaprio documentary acquitted of several charges

    07.27 / 20:46 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    A Tanzanian poacher who was a subject of a documentary co-produced by Leonardo DiCaprio has been acquitted of several wildlife trafficking charges, though he is in prison for a related…
  9. News24.com | Adama Barrow: how do you solve a problem like The Gambia?

    07.27 / 19:46 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Six months ago, businessman and political novice Adama Barrow took power in Africa's smallest mainland country after delivering a stunning defeat against ex-leader Yahya Jammeh, who had ruled brutally for 22…
  10. News24.com | Top Africa stories: Zim, Nigeria, Malawi

    07.27 / 19:46 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Zimbabwe's ex-vice president Joice Mujuru has denied claims that she is not committed to the formation of a coalition of all opposition parties, and Nigerian leader Muhammadu Buhari, "is in a much better condition", says Nigeria's Kano State governor Umar…
  11. News24.com | Italy moving quickly on plan to deploy ships to Libya

    07.27 / 19:46 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    An Italian government plan to deploy vessels in Libyan territorial waters to help fight human trafficking will be presented to parliament early next week, Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni has…
  12. News24.com | Algeria arrests jihadist linked to Paris attacker

    07.27 / 17:43 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Algerian security forces have foiled a "terrorist plot" masterminded by a militant with links to France-based jihadist Amedy Coulibaly and the Islamic State…
  13. News24.com | Egypt announces terror-fighting council that includes Pope

    07.27 / 17:43 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Egypt's president has announced the formation of a new body to confront terrorism and extremism including the country's s top…
  14. News24.com | Three women detain, rape pastor in Zim - report

    07.27 / 16:42 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Three women in Zimbabwe’s second city, Bulawayo, have been arrested for allegedly detaining and raping a pastor, a report s…
  15. News24.com | Morocco arrests British Bitcoin dealer wanted in US

    07.27 / 15:42 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Moroccan police have arrested a British dealer in virtual currency Bitcoin wanted on fraud charges in the United States, a source close to the investigation has told…
  16. News24.com | Rights group: Armed groups in western Libya attack activists

    07.27 / 15:42 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Human Rights Watch says that activists in western Libya have been physically attacked and threatened by armed groups, some affiliated with UN -backed government based in the country's capital,…
  17. News24.com | Wife of Zimbabwe leader says Mugabe should name successor

    07.27 / 14:41 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Zimbabwe's first lady says her 93-year-old husband should name a successor, wading into a subject that President Robert Mugabe has previously regarded as…
  18. News24.com | President Buhari 'in a much better condition', says Nigerian governor

    07.27 / 13:34 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Nigerian leader Muhammadu Buhari, who is on an extended medical leave in the United Kingdom, "is in a much better condition", says Nigeria's Kano State governor Umar…
  19. News24.com | Madonna accepts damages from publisher over privacy invasion

    07.27 / 13:34 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    A lawyer for Madonna says the star and her twin daughters Stella and Estere have accepted damages from the publisher of the Mail Online website over an article that was "serious invasion of…