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South African Police Say 5 Dead After Hostage Situation Near Johannesburg

South African Police Say 5 Dead After Hostage Situation Near Johannesburg

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Five people have been confirmed dead and 30 suspects have been arrested after a hostage situation took…
At Least One Dead, 25 Injured During Protests in Malian Capital – Report

At Least One Dead, 25 Injured During Protests in Malian Capital – Report

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – At least one person has been killed and 25 people injured during anti-government protests in the Malian…
Eleven People Drown at Closed Beach in Egypt’s Alexandria – Report

Eleven People Drown at Closed Beach in Egypt’s Alexandria – Report

CAIRO (Sputnik) – Eleven people drowned on Friday at a beach in the Egyptian city of Alexandria, which is locked…
‘Novel Disease’ May be Behind Hundreds of Elephant Deaths in Botswana

‘Novel Disease’ May be Behind Hundreds of Elephant Deaths in Botswana

Botswana officials have warned that a new pathogen may be to blame for the deaths of hundreds of elephants in…
Egypt Holds Military Drills Dubbed ‘Resolve 2020’ Near Libyan Border

Egypt Holds Military Drills Dubbed ‘Resolve 2020’ Near Libyan Border

QABR GABIS (Sputnik) – Egyptian armed forces conducted an exercise near Libya’s border on Thursday, including training for the Air…
US AFRICOM Confirms Airstrike Against al-Shabaab Killed Militant, Civilian Casualties Unclear

US AFRICOM Confirms Airstrike Against al-Shabaab Killed Militant, Civilian Casualties Unclear

US Africa Command (AFRICOM) announced on Thursday it had carried out an airstrike in coordination with the Somali government against…
Ivory Coast Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly Dies at 61

Ivory Coast Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly Dies at 61

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Ivory Coast Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly, who was due to take part in the October presidential…
Some 20 Soldiers Died in Suspected Boko Haram Attack in Northeastern Nigeria – Reports

Some 20 Soldiers Died in Suspected Boko Haram Attack in Northeastern Nigeria – Reports

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – At least 20 soldiers have been killed and a few injured as insurgents ambushed an army convoy…
Only 2 Weeks to Go? Ethiopia About to Strike Final Deal on Its Renaissance Dam With Egypt and Sudan

Only 2 Weeks to Go? Ethiopia About to Strike Final Deal on Its Renaissance Dam With Egypt and Sudan

Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan have agreed to draft a final version of the agreement about filling the Ethiopian Renaissance dam…
Powerful Explosion Hits Somali Capital Mogadishu

Powerful Explosion Hits Somali Capital Mogadishu

According to preliminary reports, at least five individuals, including government troops have been injured by the blast in Hamar Jajab…
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