Ghana President Mahama concedes defeat: party
Ghana President Mahama concedes defeat: party
Two separate bomb attacks in Egypt on Friday killed six policemen and a civilian, the latest in a string of attacks targeting security forces and officials, the...
Fifty-six people are dead in Nigeria after two schoolgirl-aged suicide bombers blew themselves up.

Kenyan police to deport UK journo

British journalist Jerome Starkey has been held at a Nairobi airport and Kenyan police now say they're going to deport him.
South Sudan has expelled the boss of Norway's refugee agency, but has given no reason.
Here's a look at the countries around the world that have either banned face veils or are in the process of implementing them.
South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeals has overturned a ruling in 2015 by the High Court that granted a terminally ill man the right to die by euthanasia.
Libyan forces have ousted Islamic State militants from their last hold-out in the the city of Sirte, a spokesman says.
Ghanaian and Turkish crime rings are suspected of operating a fake embassy in Ghana's capital that operated for "about a decade" issuing counterfeit visas.
Authorities in Ghana have busted a fake US embassy in the capital Accra run by a criminal network that for a decade issued illegally obtained authentic visas.
Families of those lost on a Malaysia Airlines flight that went down in 2014 want investigators to focus on finding debris for clues about what happened.
The search for missing flight MH370 has entered its 1000th day as some relatives of victims arrived in Madagascar asking that the search continue.
Hundreds of Gambians poured onto the streets Friday in a spontaneous outpouring of joy as President Yahya Jammeh's 22-year rule ended, ecstatically welcoming a... designates 'xenophobia' its '2016 Word of the Year', correlating with a mass surge in searches of the word, according to data.

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