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ANC celebrates 105 years

by editor / Jan 09, 2017 / 0 comments

South Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress, celebrated its 105th anniversary on Sunday.The celebrations were held at the iconic Johannesburg suburb of Soweto.

Cuban military holds first parade in 6 years for late Fidel Castro

by editor / Jan 03, 2017 / 0 comments
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Cuba's military forces held a parade through Revolution Square in the country's capital, Havana to pay homage to their former leader Fidel Castro.

Antonio Guterres officially takes office

by editor / Jan 02, 2017 / 0 comments
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Former Prime Minister of Portugal António Guterres took over as the next United Nations Secretary-General succeeding Ban Ki-moon who stepped down at the end of last year.

German Police Investigate What They Call a probable Terrorist Attack

by editor / Dec 20, 2016 / 0 comments

German police are investigating what they call a probable terrorist attack after a man ploughed a lorry into a Christmas market in the heart of Berlin.

Russia's ambassador to Turkey killed in a gun attack

by editor / Dec 20, 2016 / 0 comments

Russia's ambassador to Turkey was killed in a gun attack. The Russian Embassy in Turkey confirmed the attack, which happened as career diplomat Andrei Karlov was attending an art exhibition in the Turkish capital of Ankara.

Talks in DRC between the ruling coalition and opposition failed to reach a compromise

by editor / Dec 19, 2016 / 0 comments

Talks in the Democratic Republic of Congo between the ruling coalition and opposition have failed to reach a compromise on the political future of President Joseph Kabila.

The African Union says it is ready to deploy troops in South Sudan

by editor / Dec 15, 2016 / 0 comments

The African Union says it is ready to deploy some 4 000 troops to South Sudan to restore peace in that country.

Nigeria church collapse kills dozens

by editor / Dec 14, 2016 / 0 comments

It's still not clear how many people died in the weekend disaster in southern Nigeria following the collapse of a church building .

Gambia troops take over electoral commission offices

by editor / Dec 14, 2016 / 0 comments

Gambia's security forces have reportedly taken over the headquarters of the Electoral Commission.

Children in Somalia continue to be affected by the long-running conflict

by editor / Dec 13, 2016 / 0 comments

Children in Somalia continue to be affected by the long-running conflict in the country.

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