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Five officers killed as gunmen attack South African police station

Gunmen killed six people in an attack on a police station in a small South African town on Wednesday, stealing quantities of weapons and a vehicle in what police were treating as a robbery. Five police officers and an off-duty...

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‘Herdsmen’ poison lions, vultures

As Nigeria tries to work out a way to solve the herdsmen-farmers conflict, Tanzania is facing a different dimension of the problem. Herdsmen have been involved in clashes with operators of wildlife parks in the East African country. During the...

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State of emergency declared in Ethiopia

Exactly 24 hours after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigned, Ethiopia has announced state of emergency. The ruling EPRDF coalition’s council met and decided to impose emergency rule in the Horn of Africa country. The announcement made by the state public...

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Like Zuma, Ethiopian prime minister steps down

Hailemariam Desalegn, prime minister of Ethiopia, has resigned amid deadly anti-government protests. Desalagen, who has led the country since 2012, also stepped down as chairman of the ruling coalition. His departure follows a national state of emergency that ended last...

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Plane carrying 71 passengers crashes

A Russian passenger plane carrying 71 people on Sunday crashed outside Moscow. The Antonov An-148 plane operated by the domestic Saratov Airlines was flying to Orsk, a city in the Urals, and crashed in the Ramensky district on the outskirts...

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Hollywood loses popular actor

Award winning Hollywood actor, Reg E. Cathey, has died at the age of 59. Reg E Cathey, who featured in the US version of “House of Cards” and in “The Wire”, died after a long battle with cancer of the...

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