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Egypt Terrorist Attacks: Lawmakers extend state of emergency to another 3 months

It's only fair to share...The Egyptian parliament on Tuesday approved a three-month extension of a state of emergency due to the security challenges facing the country, official MENA news agency reported. The parliament speaker said this during a general session on Tuesday in Cairo. The speaker said that he had been informed by the prime minister of the decision of ...

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Somalia: Al-Shabaab terrorists attack Kenyan police station, destroy telecom masts

It's only fair to share...Authorities say suspected Somali Al-Shabaab militants raided a Kenyan police post in northern coastal Lamu region and destroyed communication masts in the area on Wednesday.   Lamu County Commissioner, Joseph Kanyirim, confirmed the incident, saying the militants raided a village in the region and destroyed telecommunication masts belonging to firm Safaricom, disrupting communication in the area. ...

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Mugabe auctions 300 of his own cattle, donates $1 million profit to AU Summit

It's only fair to share...As the African Union struggles to get members to pay dues, Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe took the bull by the horns and sold his own cattle for a sizeable donation to the body.   Mugabe handed over $1 million (880,000 euros) at the start of the AU’s bi-annual summit in Addis Ababa, after auctioning off 300 ...

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7 Al-Shabaab terrorists on death row shot dead in Somalia’s Puntland region

It's only fair to share...Authorities in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region on Friday executed seven people it said were Islamist militants who plotted to carry out attacks, including bombings. Awil Farah, chairperson of the region’s military court, said the accused were members of the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab militant group fighting to overthrow the government in Mogadishu. “The court executed seven ...

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Ivory Coast: UN peacekeeping mission of 13 years withdraws amid fears of army mutiny

It's only fair to share...The United Nations on Friday closed its in Côte d’Ivoire after 13 years during which it ushered the West African nation through a political crisis to elections and played a decisive role in the 2011 civil war. In spite of a rapid post-war revival, the withdrawal comes as rights groups warn a failure to tackle impunity ...

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Niger: 2 Female Boko haram bombers blow themselves up in a refugee camp killing 2 persons

It's only fair to share...Two women bombers blew themselves up in a refugee camp in southeastern Niger, killing two other people in a suspected attack by Boko Haram Islamists from neighbouring Nigeria. Boko Haram’s insurgency began in northeast Nigeria and has spread to Chad, Cameroon and Niger, claiming more than 20,000 lives and displacing 2.6 million people. They are increasingly ...

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Cyber Threat: Zambia and Nigeria among top 10 countries prone to cyber-attacks

It's only fair to share...Five African nations led by Zambia and Nigeria are among the top ten the list of countries prone to cyber-attacks according to the latest Global Threat Impact Index released yesterday by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd in Lagos.   Zambia has the highest risk profile, with Nigeria in second position. Uganda, Malawi and South African are ...

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Kenyan man killed by pastor he caught making love to his wife in the bush

It's only fair to share...A Kenyan Pastor, Fred Ochieng, has allegedly killed his neighbor, Tobias Oyoo, who caught him red-handed having sex with his wife in the bush.   32-year-old Oyoo, while acting on a tip-off, trailed his wife to the scene of the incident around Osiri gold mines, Migori County in Kenya.   Oyoo reportedly confronted the pastor and ...

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Return of Apartheid: Blacks driven out of all white church in South Africa

It's only fair to share...A South Africa’s Church has barred blacks from attending service as the church on Sunday disallowed two black journalists from entering.   The Afrikaanse Protestante Kerk church in Orania, told the journalists “the church is only for whites”.   Orania is an Afrikaans-only South African town located along the banks of the Orange River, in the ...

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Lake Chad Islands: 8 Chadian soldiers killed by Boko Haram

It's only fair to share...Eight Chadian soldiers were killed in fierce fighting with Boko Haram insurgents at the weekend on islands on Lake Chad, which borders four countries on the edge of the Sahara, Chad’s army said on Monday.   “Our forces attacked Boko Haram elements on five islands near Nigeria on June 24 and 25,” said spokesperson Colonel Azem, ...

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