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How Africans trying to reach Europe are being sold by their captors in Libya slave markets [READ]

Africans trying to reach Europe are being sold by their captors in “slave markets” in Libya, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) says. Victims told IOM that after being detained by people smugglers or militia groups, they were taken to town squares or car parks to be sold. Migrants with skills like painting or tiling would fetch higher prices, the ...

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Terrorism: 21 killed, 50 injured as deadly explosion rocks Egyptian church on Palm Sunday [PHOTOS]

Death toll has risen to 21 in an explosion that rocked a Coptic Christian church in northern Egypt during a service to celebrate Palm Sunday. Coptic Christian church in northern Egypt after the explosion CNN reports that an additional 50 others were wounded in the blast at St. George (Mar Girgis) Coptic church in Tanta. It was gathered that the ...

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Tunisia: British DJ sentenced to a year in jail for playing dance remix of Muslim call to prayer

London-born Dax J was charged with public indecency and offending public morality A Tunisian court has sentenced a British DJ to a year in jail after he played a dance remix of the Muslim call to prayer. London-born Dax J was charged with public indecency and offending public morality – but had already fled the country before the court case. ...

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Al-Shabaab terrorists recapture central Somalia after African Union forces withdraw

Somali militants on Monday recaptured Elbur town in central Somalia after Somali Government and the African Union peacekeeping (AMISOM), forces pulled out. Elbur District Commissioner, Nur Hassan Gutale, said that the joint forces withdrew from the town on Monday morning, allowing the heavily armed Al-Shabaab fighters to return. “Ethiopian troops under AMISOM and Somali National Army (SNA) withdrew from their ...

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I will behead you Paul Biya with my left hand – Boko Haram commander [VIDEO]

Boko Haram vows to invade Cameroon, behead President Biya   Boko Haram has released new video threatening to behead Cameroon President Paul Biya.   “I would behead you Paul Biya, it’s me that would behead you with the left hand, be ready,” a Boko Haram commander said in French displaying Biya’s picture in a news magazine.   The man later ...

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12 killed by Kenyan herdsmen who destroyed tourist safari lodge with fire! [LOOK]

Kenyan herdsmen burnt a luxury safari lodge owned by a white conservationist on Wednesday, a neighbouring ranch owner said.   This is the latest attack in the drought-stricken Laikipia area.   The attack on the Mukutan Retreat, where guests could pay more than 650 dollars per night according to travel websites, followed a military operation to restore law and order ...

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As 282 Nigerians die from meningitis, Kenya gets new vaccine for disease outbreak

5 persons have been killed by the disease in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital! Kenya on Friday unveiled meningitis vaccine as the debilitating bacterial disease threatens to break out in the country’s northern counties amid biting drought. The new meningitis vaccine called “Nimenrix” was developed by Pfizer, an American pharmaceutical giant and will bolster efforts to eradicate the highly infectious disease that ...

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Zimbabweans allowed President Mugabe to hold them hostage says former vice president

Former vice president Joice Mujuru has reportedly blamed Zimbabweans for allowing President Robert Mugabe to hold them hostage, as the southern African country’s economic situation continued to deteriorate.   “Mugabe has always said if Zimbabweans tell me to go, I will go, so he is there because we have not told him to go. I believe we should tell him ...

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87-year-old veteran anti-apartheid activist sentenced to life imprisonment with Nelson Mandela dies after brain surgery

  Veteran South African anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Kathrada, who was sentenced to life imprisonment with Nelson Mandela for treason, died on Tuesday after complications following surgery, his foundation said on Twitter. “Ahmed Kathrada has passed on. Details to follow,” the Kathrada Foundation said just before 6 am local time (0400GMT).   Affectionately known as “Uncle Kathy”, the 87-year-old liberation struggle ...

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6 killed as plane crashes in eastern Zimbabwe near border with Mozambique [SEE PICTURES]

Plane crash on Tuesday killed six people in eastern Zimbabwe near the border with Mozambique, a state-owned newspaper reported. [new on #3mob] Plane crash claims 6 in Vumba https://t.co/CxJLpIZNSf pic.twitter.com/tymQF6OftV — 3-mob.com (@ThreeMenOnABoat) March 27, 2017 The Herald newspaper said the Mozambican-registered eight-seater plane crashed into the Vumba mountains near the Mozambican border, with witnesses blaming bad weather. 5 dead ...

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