• Five Mali soldiers killed in jihad

    Five soldiers killed in an ambush, the  Malian army representatives said.  According to the statement  the soldiers were travelling between the towns of Hombori and Boni, about 100 km north

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  • Nigeria: 16 people killed in Katsina

    Armed groups have killed 16 people in separate attacks on remote villages, an area plagued by cattle-rustling and kidnappings, in northern Nigeria‘s Katsina state, officials announced. (Image above: illustration). #NIGERIA: 17

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  • Russian sailors abducted in Cameroon

    The whereabouts of three Russian citizens from the crew of the vessel attacked in the Gulf of Guinea, close to Cameroon port of Douala on August 15, remain unknown,  the Foreign Ministry announced. (Image

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  • SA Cabernet Sauvignon in focus

    South Africa has a long history with Cabernet Sauvignon, both as a varietal and blended wine. Highly rated examples abound, too, including many Stellenbosch-based bottlings from producers with long track records,

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  • Ebola hits South Kivu

    A woman and her child were confirmed with Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s South Kivu region this week, which outlines new challenges in defeating the outbreak. Health officials

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  • Zimbabwe protests stemmed

    Movement for Democratic Change  (MDC) party – the leading opposition force in Zimbabwe gave up to government pressure, calling off a street protest planned for August 16.  The Police this morning

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  • France: tribute to Africans soldiers

    Emmanuel Macron paid tribute to the Second World War heroes of the landing in Provence on August 15, 1944, a majority of African soldiers who wrote this “crucial page” of

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  • Mali: Barkhane operation continues

    The French General Staff informed about an operation carried out from 25 July to 3 August 2019  in Mali by Barkhane  and the Malian Armed Forces, underlining “the ability and determination of

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  • “Roadkill”: lions use tourists as cover

    Tourists were startled when a lion attacked an antelope kudu in the middle of the road in the Kruger National Park, South Africa. According to animal behaviorists, predators have been

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  • EU stands by Egypt to defeat terrorism

    “The European Union expresses its deepest condolences to the victims and their families and wishes a prompt recovery to those wounded in this act of terror”, the European External Action

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