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A year on Algerian protests continue

Thousands of Algerians marched on Friday, a year since the start of weekly protests calling for a complete overhaul of the ruling elite, an...

Somalia harassing journalists online – claim

Amnesty International accuses Somalia’s government of creating teams of online monitors who troll journalists and report them to Facebook standards enforcers to disable their...

Half a million plus applications to join SAPS

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The South African Police Service (SAPS) received more than 530 000 applications from youth wanting to join the service. Police said in a statement the...

Thirty-seven death sentences handed down in Egypt

An Egyptian court sentenced Hisham al-Ashmawy, a former Special Forces officer turned Islamist militant, and 36 others to death after they were convicted of...

College burnt in militant attack in northern Mozambique

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Militants torched a teacher training college run by a local charity in northern Mozambique, a director of the organisation and a security analyst said...

Algerian protests blunted

While uprisings across North Africa and the Middle East have been quelled by deadly force, Algerian authorities are becalming a powerful protest movement without...

Sudanese oil guards in Libya under investigation

Sudan is investigating Sudanese men transferred to Libyan oil facilities after being hired as guards by an Emirati company. Sudan’s foreign ministry is looking...

Soleimani killing adds new dimension to Iraq unrest

Iranian-backed Shi’ite factions exhorted Iraqis to turn out for a “million-strong” march aimed at whipping up anti-American sentiment as the US struggle with Iran...

“Enemy achieved a degree of success in its attack” – Africom on al-Shabaab airfield...

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In the early hours of 5 January, al-Shabaab attacked a Kenyan Defence Force Military Base (Camp Simba) in Manda Bay, Kenya, killing US Army...

Cameroon soldiers on trial

The trial of seven Cameroonian soldiers accused of participating in killing two women and two children started behind closed doors, judicial sources said, after...

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SONA doesn’t do defence

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The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) was much in evidence ahead of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address (SONA). This high visibility did...