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Moroccan king pardons 350 prisoners ahead of Eid al-Adha

RABAT, Morocco —King Mohammed VI of Morocco approved pardon for 350 prisoners on the occasion of Eid al-Adha holiday, according…

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Massive flood hits Freetown, Sierra Leone; about 6 dead and thousand more seriously affected and homeless

DAKAR, Senegal – On 2nd August 2019, Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown experienced disastrous flooding. The flooding brought havoc across the…

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Cote d’Ivoire marks 59th independence anniversary

PARIS, France – Cote d’Ivoire’s President Alassane Ouattara (R, rear) reviews troops during a military parade marking the 59th anniversary…

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Boko Haram attack on a village in Borno state repelled: Nigeria’s security official

LAGOS, Nigeria – Government forces in Nigeria repelled an attack by Boko Haram Islamic terrorist group on Tuesday night. According…

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Egypt hunger strike over prison ‘cruelty’

LONDON –  Amnesty International, the global human rights group says about 130 inmates at a prison in Egypt’s capital, Cairo,…

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AU mediator in Sudan calls for swift prosecution over killings of students

PARIS, France- The African Union (AU) mediator in Sudan Hassan Lebatt has demanded swift prosecution of those liable for the…

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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s presidential regrets – sources say she has a lot.

ONTARIO, Canada –  Since leaving office in 2017, several sources close to former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said the…

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Ethiopia leads the world in planting trees

NAIROBI, Kenya – The East African country of Ethiopia has planted more than 350 million trees in a day, officials…

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Moroccan airports post record number of passengers in June

PARIS, France – aviation authorities in Morocco have confirmed that the number of passengers traveling through Moroccan airports reached an…

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Gunmen killed four Police officers in a police station attack in Nigeria

ABUJA—Four Nigerian police were reported killed yesterday, Monday while on duty.  Local police authorities confirmed that one divisional police officer…

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