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Egypt on map

Court confirms death sentence on 75 Egyptians over 2013 sit-in

Among the accused in the case is award-winning photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, who was on Saturday given five years in prison.

Robert Mugabe, Ex-President of Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe says now accepts Mnangagwa as legitimate president

Mr Mugabe again denied that he had planned to install Grace as his preferred successor.

UN headquarters [Photo: Google.com]

UN condemns killing of journalists, 20 others in Kabul bombings

A total of 75 others were wounded in the twin bombing.

Italy bridge accident used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: Los Angeles Times]

Italy magistrates investigate 20 suspects over bridge collapse

A 200-metre section of the Morandi Bridge gave way on August 14, plunging dozens of vehicles into the valley below.

Rwanda on map

Rwanda’s parliamentary elections free, fair – AU

More than seven million registered voters participated in the legislative elections.

Donald Trump

Trump to attend 9/11 memorial ceremony

Nearly 3,000 people died during September 11, 2001 attacks on New York’s World Trade Center and the Pentagon

China Premier, Xi Jinping

China to invest N2.16 trillion in Africa in three years

The new investment drive is one of the outcomes of the just concluded summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.

U.S. to begin drone attacks on Sahel militants – Report

The attacks will be launched from Niger republic.

Libya on map

France pledges to assist Libya conduct peaceful elections

Paris also “calls on the international community, regional organisations and all the friends of Libya to join their efforts in this direction.”

Kenyan police apologise over arrest of Chinese journalists

Officers on Wednesday raided the CGTN’s offices in Nairobi and detained some staff.

Pence, Pompeo say they did not author ‘resistance’ NYT op-ed

The article claimed there is a “resistance” inside the administration seeking to thwart parts of President Donald Trump’s agenda.

President Adama Barrow of Gambia

The Gambia president tells China previous Taiwan ties a ‘huge mistake’

China resumed ties with Gambia in 2016.

South- Sudanese Army[Photo Credit: Red Pepper Uganda]

South Sudanese govt ordered to pay $4,000 to each foreign aid workers raped in hotel raid

The case was widely seen as a test of will by the government to bring accountability in the military.

Al-Shabab

Somali militants kill soldiers, kidnap scores of elders

Al Shabaab fighters also shot two people dead in the Wardigley district in Somalia.

Trump and Kim

N/Korea’s Kim says wants to denuclearise in Trump’s 1st term – Seoul

Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Pyongyang from September 18 to September 20

Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni

Ugandan lawmakers appeal law allowing Museveni re-election bid

The move to amend the Ugandan constitution last year drew widespread opposition and violent protests.

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7,000 Syrians to return home – Russian Defence Ministry

Syria is gradually recovering from a seven-year conflict.

Pierre Nkurunziza, Burundi President

Burundi still committing crimes against humanity — UN

A UN report blames President Pierre Nkurunziza

Zambia map

Zambia dismisses reports of Ebola outbreak

The government says the suspected patient who was quarantined at the hospital has no Ebola but septicemia.

South African parliament [Photo: Northern Natal Courier]

South African Parliament to finalise probe into Guptas’ naturalisation

The Guptas are accused of conniving wth ex-president Jacob Zuma to steal public funds.

Mali on map

Mali’s President Keita takes oath of office for 2nd term

Mr Keita took his oath before Supreme Court judge Nouhoum Tapily

Map of Pakistan. [Photo credit: Cryptid Wiki - Fandom]

Pakistan elects new President

The new Pakistani president is a dentist.

Congo on Map

Rebels ambush South African peacekeepers in Congo Ebola zone

The peacekeepers’ patrol was attacked in the town of Ngadi by militants believed to belong to the Allied Democratic Forces.

South African trains collision (Photo Credit: BBC)

Two South African trains collide, about 100 injured

An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the crash.

Map of Pakistan. [Photo credit: Cryptid Wiki - Fandom]

Presidential elections kick off in Pakistan

Outgoing president, Mamnoon Hussain’s tenure ends on September 8.