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  1. News24.com | Gambia's new president commits to end human rights abuses

    02.19 / 16:44 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    As Gambia enters a new era of democracy, President Adama Barrow has reiterated his commitment to ending human rights abuses in the…
  2. News24.com | Pope calls for quick accord to end DRC violence

    02.19 / 14:39 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Pope Francis has urged leaders of the Democratic Republic of Congo to act quickly to resolve its political crisis and curb violence, condemning in particular the use of child…
  3. News24.com | At least 14 killed in Mogadishu car bombing

    02.19 / 13:39 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    At least 14 people have been killed after a car packed with explosives blew up near a busy intersection in Mogadishu, officials and witnesses…
  4. News24.com | 2 more South Sudan officials resign, alleging graft, bias

    02.19 / 11:28 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Two top South Sudanese military officials have resigned while accusing the government of ethnic bias and corruption, the latest sign that President Salva Kiir is struggling to retain his coalition of support as the country's civil war continues under warnings of…
  5. News24.com | 25 civilians killed in DRC ethnic attack

    02.19 / 10:06 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Militiamen from the Democratic Republic of Congo's Nande ethnic group have killed 25 civilians in the country's violence-torn east, almost all of them hacked to death with machetes, local officials and activists…
  6. News24.com | Kenya arrests 2 suspected ISIS recruits deported from Turkey

    02.19 / 07:55 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Kenyan police have arrested two Kenyans who were deported from Turkey on suspicion of training with the Islamic State organisation in neighbouring Syria, officials…
  7. News24.com | Tourism shows signs of recovery in Egypt

    02.19 / 07:55 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Tourists are slowly returning to Egypt, easing pressure on a key sector battered by years of turmoil and the 2015 bombing of a plane carrying Russian…
  8. News24.com | Cyclone Dineo is still dangerous

    02.19 / 05:47 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Heavy rain expected, despite storm being downgraded, writes Sizwe sama…
  9. News24.com | Uganda seizes ton of ivory, arrests 2 West African suspects

    02.19 / 05:47 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Ugandan authorities have seized a ton of illegal ivory and arrested three west Africans they believed were plotting to ship it abroad, an official…
  10. News24.com | UN chief: US blocking Libya envoy was 'serious mistake'

    02.18 / 18:37 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says the US decision to block a former Palestinian prime minister from leading the UN political mission in Libya was "a serious…
  11. News24.com | Finally, Gambia's Barrow 'officially' sworn-in as president

    02.18 / 15:17 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Thousands of supporters have gathered to finally celebrate the inauguration of Gambian President Adama Barrow, a month after he was sworn in across the border in neighbouring Senegal during a tense power…
  12. News24.com | Burundi seeks arrest of opposition at Tanzania peace talks

    02.18 / 15:17 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Burundi's government has asked Tanzania to arrest several leaders of the main opposition attending peace talks in Arusha in a bid to resolve a nearly two-year political…
  13. News24.com | Gambia's new president Barrow set for inauguration as nation cheers

    02.18 / 14:08 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Gambia's new president is set to be inaugurated, as this tiny West African nation celebrates wider freedoms after a tense political standoff with its former…
  14. News24.com | Tunisian soldiers kill 2 suspected jihadists: ministry

    02.18 / 11:56 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Soldiers have shot dead two suspected jihadists in the mountainous Kasserine region of central Tunisia, says the defence…
  15. News24.com | Cyclone Dineo: At least 55 injured, over 100 000 displaced in Mozambique

    02.18 / 09:47 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Cyclone Dineo injured 55 and displaced more than 100 000 as it battered southern Mozambique, according to natural disasters…
  16. News24.com | PICS: 'This will not be the end', Moz lodge owners vow to rebuild after Dineo

    02.18 / 05:27 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    Mozambican lodge owners are trying to put a brave face on the devastation wreaked by tropical storm Dineo - but the road to rebuilding these dream holiday destinations is going to be…
  17. News24.com | Failed suicide bombing in NE Nigeria

    02.18 / 05:27 www.news24.com News24.com - Africa
    As many as seven suicide bombers, six of them women, tried to attack the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri but only blew themselves up, emergency services officials have said…