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Fresh Polio case detected in Afghanistan – Official

Polio virus could be rapidly transferred and the only preventable way was vaccination, the official said.

Turkey on map

Seven dead, 28 wounded in bus accident in Western Turkey

The cause of the accident was not immediately clear.

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Three seriously injured after fire in German Prison cell

The prison director said the cause of the fire was not clear.

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21 killed in Iran road accident

Nineteen passengers died on the spot while two others died later in the hospital.

British Prime Minister, Theresa May

Support my Brexit deal or …, May tells Conservatives

The United Kingdom is due to leave the EU on March 29 and yet little is clear.

U.S. to admit 310,000 refugees, asylum seekers in 2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the country proposed resettling up to 30,000 refugees under the new refugee ceiling.

Kenya on map

Kenyan official finds 12 dead babies after hospital ‘sting’

A doctor and two other staffers have since been suspended.

President of Uganda Yoweri K Museveni gestures as he speaks during a news conference in a hotel in St Julians, Valletta, Malta on the first day of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), Friday Nov. 25, 2005. CHOGM was opened by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Friday and the event is due to hosted by Uganda in two years time. (AP Photo/Martin Cleaver)

Uganda accuses EU parliament of meddling in its internal affairs

EU parliament to pass a resolution asking the courts of Uganda to drop charges against opposition politicians.

Zimbabwe on map

South Africa issues cholera alert after outbreak in Zimbabwe

16 people have died in the past week from a suspected cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe

Typhoon Mangkhut [Photo: ABC News]

Typhoon Mangkhut: Philippines death toll rises to 65

Mangkhut, the strongest typhoon in the region so far this year, left a trail of destruction.

Merkel visits Algeria to discuss migration, terror

The chancellor is also meeting Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia during the one-day trip.

Angola on map

Five die in stampede after Angolan soccer match

The stampede took place on Saturday.

Ethiopia and Eritrea on a map used to illustrate the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: Footprint to Africa]

Ethiopia, Eritrea sign peace accord in Saudi Arabia

The neighbouring countries fought a bloody war in the late 1990s.

Hurricane Florence [Photo: Daily Express]

Warships, 7,000 troops respond as Hurricane Florence causes catastrophic flooding

Florence’s centre was about 75 kilometre west-southwest of Wilmington, North Carolina.

Victoire Ingabire [photo: BBC]

Rwanda frees jailed opposition figure

Another opposition figure, Diane Rwigara, who tried to run against Kagame in a 2017 presidential election, is also in detention.

Former Egyptian leader, Hosni Mubarak [Photo: CNN.com]

Egypt court orders arrest of Mubarak’s sons

They are accused of stock market manipulation.

Kenya on map

IMF pledges support to Kenya as $990mn standby deal expires

Kenya had secured a six-month extension in March on the $989.8 million.

China on map

EU envoy says ‘engagement’ with China is way to solve Xinjiang issue

Hundreds of people have been killed in Xinjiang in recent years.

Nelson Chamisa (Photo Credit: Report Focus News)

Zimbabwe’s opposition leader postpones mock inauguration after cholera outbreak

Nearly 4,000 people have been infected with cholera.

Libya on map

U.S., UN sanction Libya’s militia leader over $1.4bn oil revenue loss

The sanction was in accordance with the UN listing.

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U.S. sanctions to remain until Zimbabwe demonstrates reforms — Official

The official said U.S pressure on Zimbabwe remains in place.

Kenyatta

President Kenyatta defies parliament, rejects bill delaying unpopular fuel tax

The president would reportedly address the country on the matter on Friday.

Charge d’ Affaires of China Embassy in Nigeria, Lin Jing,

Loan: China not ‘Father Christmas’ to Africa — Envoy

The envoy said China loans only accounts for 8.5 per cent of Nigeria’s foreign debt profile.

Trump

Trump says Puerto Rico death toll made up by his political rivals

Mr Trump says people who died from old age were added to the storm’s death toll by Democrats.

Uganda

U.S. tourist commits suicide in central Uganda

The police have launched investigations into the incident.