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    Deadly explosions rock Nigerian community amid Eid celebrations

    Deadly explosions rock Nigerian community amid Eid celebrations


    Twin bomb blasts at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria killed at least 20 people and wounded scores more, local police told...

    Twin bomb blasts at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria killed at least 20 people and wounded scores more, local police told CNN.
    Cameroon security forces torturing English speakers, Amnesty says

    Cameroon security forces torturing English speakers, Amnesty says


    Cameroon is in the grip of spiraling violence that has seen security forces and armed separatists torture and attack people in the country's English speaking region, a new report by Amnesty International has...

    Cameroon is in the grip of spiraling violence that has seen security forces and armed separatists torture and attack people in the country's English speaking region, a new report by Amnesty International has said.
    Congo warlord acquitted of war crimes to be released

    Congo warlord acquitted of war crimes to be released


    The International Criminal Court (ICC) has ordered the "interim release" of former Vice President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba, after it reversed his 18-year jail sentence last...

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) has ordered the "interim release" of former Vice President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba, after it reversed his 18-year jail sentence last week.
    Nigeria's Buhari says sorry for presidential election annulled 25 years ago

    Nigeria's Buhari says sorry for presidential election annulled 25 years ago


    President Muhammadu Buhari says sorry to the family of late Moshood Abiola, the Nigerian opposition leader whose election was annulled by the military 25 years...

    President Muhammadu Buhari says sorry to the family of late Moshood Abiola, the Nigerian opposition leader whose election was annulled by the military 25 years ago.
    'Exhausted' migrants rescued from ship begin four-day journey to Spain

    'Exhausted' migrants rescued from ship begin four-day journey to Spain


    The search-and-rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean Sea since Sunday began its roughly 800-mile journey to Spain on Tuesday evening after transferring more than 500 rescued migrants to Italian Coast Guard and naval...

    The search-and-rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean Sea since Sunday began its roughly 800-mile journey to Spain on Tuesday evening after transferring more than 500 rescued migrants to Italian Coast Guard and naval ships.
    US Embassy warns of 'imminent attacks' in Mozambique

    US Embassy warns of 'imminent attacks' in Mozambique


    The US Embassy in Mozambique has warned of "imminent attacks" against government and commercial centers in a northern province of the southeastern African nation and urged US citizens to leave the...

    The US Embassy in Mozambique has warned of "imminent attacks" against government and commercial centers in a northern province of the southeastern African nation and urged US citizens to leave the area.
    Unprecedented UN sanctions slapped on 'millionaire migrant traffickers'

    Unprecedented UN sanctions slapped on 'millionaire migrant traffickers'


    Six men who allegedly made fortunes from buying and selling vulnerable migrants have been hit by United Nations sanctions in an unprecedented response to the international slave trade exposed by CNN, the Dutch foreign ministry said...

    Six men who allegedly made fortunes from buying and selling vulnerable migrants have been hit by United Nations sanctions in an unprecedented response to the international slave trade exposed by CNN, the Dutch foreign ministry said Thursday.
    Some of Africa's oldest and biggest baobab trees have died

    Some of Africa's oldest and biggest baobab trees have died


    Some of the oldest and biggest baobab trees in Africa have died recently, becoming the latest possible victims of climate change, according to a study published in the journal Nature Plants on...

    Some of the oldest and biggest baobab trees in Africa have died recently, becoming the latest possible victims of climate change, according to a study published in the journal Nature Plants on Monday.
    CNN report on sex-for-grades prompts Senate investigation

    CNN report on sex-for-grades prompts Senate investigation


    A student who secretly taped her professor in a sex-for-grades scandal is praising the Nigerian Senate's decision to investigate her case and others in the nation's...

    A student who secretly taped her professor in a sex-for-grades scandal is praising the Nigerian Senate's decision to investigate her case and others in the nation's universities.
    Tanzanian conjoined twins die at age 21

    Tanzanian conjoined twins die at age 21


    Few people share as much in life as conjoined twins. For Maria and Consolata Mwakikuti, conjoined twins and orphans from Tanzania, this was certainly the...

    Few people share as much in life as conjoined twins. For Maria and Consolata Mwakikuti, conjoined twins and orphans from Tanzania, this was certainly the case.
    World Cup child trafficking plot stopped in Nigeria

    World Cup child trafficking plot stopped in Nigeria


    Ten Nigerian children who were being smuggled out of the country to Russia have been rescued, the country's anti-trafficking agency said...

    Ten Nigerian children who were being smuggled out of the country to Russia have been rescued, the country's anti-trafficking agency said Tuesday.
    Kenya's Chef Raphael: 'I want to be the African Jamie Oliver'

    Kenya's Chef Raphael: 'I want to be the African Jamie Oliver'


    From Jamie Oliver's food crusades to Ocean Robbin's "Food revolution," popular chefs have had a huge impact on how people prepare meals and...

    From Jamie Oliver's food crusades to Ocean Robbin's "Food revolution," popular chefs have had a huge impact on how people prepare meals and eat.
    Kenya's Kakuma camp hosts world's first TEDx in a refugee camp

    Kenya's Kakuma camp hosts world's first TEDx in a refugee camp


    The first ever TEDx event in a refugee camp will be held at the Kakuma refugee camp in northwest Kenya on Saturday June...

    The first ever TEDx event in a refugee camp will be held at the Kakuma refugee camp in northwest Kenya on Saturday June 9.
    Ethiopia opens airline and telecoms to international investors

    Ethiopia opens airline and telecoms to international investors


    Ethiopia is opening key economic sectors, including the state-owned Ethiopian Airlines and state-run telecoms, to local and international private...

    Ethiopia is opening key economic sectors, including the state-owned Ethiopian Airlines and state-run telecoms, to local and international private investors.
    Sudan's forgotten pyramids

    Sudan's forgotten pyramids


    What if there was a place where you could camp beside ancient pyramids from a forgotten civilization without another tourist in...

    What if there was a place where you could camp beside ancient pyramids from a forgotten civilization without another tourist in sight?
    Report details failures in Niger mission

    Report details failures in Niger mission


    The Pentagon has released a report on the deadly Niger mission detailing a series of failures that led to the ambush on U.S....

    The Pentagon has released a report on the deadly Niger mission detailing a series of failures that led to the ambush on U.S. troops.
    Trump on immigration rhetoric: No need to apologize

    Trump on immigration rhetoric: No need to apologize


    President Trump holds a joint press conference with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, and addresses questions on his immigration...

    President Trump holds a joint press conference with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, and addresses questions on his immigration rhetoric.
    Kenya's vinyl revival

    Kenya's vinyl revival


    Inside a record store in Kenyatta Market, Nairobi, crate-digging enthusiasts search for East African music gems. At stall 570, vinyl culture is...

    Inside a record store in Kenyatta Market, Nairobi, crate-digging enthusiasts search for East African music gems. At stall 570, vinyl culture is thriving.
    Kenyan developer mines cryptocurrencies from his front room

    Kenyan developer mines cryptocurrencies from his front room


    Eugene Mutai is a cryptocurrency miner in Nairobi, Kenya, who's set up a system to keep his business going even during power outages and internet...

    Eugene Mutai is a cryptocurrency miner in Nairobi, Kenya, who's set up a system to keep his business going even during power outages and internet shortages.