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Thursday, March 30, 2017

East Africa

Plane crash-lands at South Sudan airport, several injured – witnesses

TVC NEWS A plane belonging to a small South Sudanese airline crash-landed at the airport in the northwestern town of Wau on Monday, injuring...

Air strike kills 42 refugees off Yemen, Somalia demands investigation

TVC NEWS Forty-two Somali refugees were killed when a helicopter gunship attacked their boat off Yemen on Thursday, the United Nations refugee agency said,...

East Libyan army takes rivals’ final holdout in southwest Benghazi

TVC NEWS East Libyan forces said they captured the final holdout of Islamist-led rivals in the southwest of Benghazi on Saturday, ending weeks of...

Egypt’s Sisi to visit Washington in first week of April

TVC NEWS Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will make his first state visit to Washington during the first week of April at the invitation...

At least six dead in Burundi floods

At least six people have died in Burundi in a night of torrential rain and flooding that triggered landslides and caused widespread damage in...

Uganda’s Police deputy chief shot dead outside home

Uganda's second most prominent policeman was shot dead in his car on Friday along with two other officers as he left his home in...

PPC Zimbabwe struggling to utilise expanded capacity

PPC Zimbabwe says it is currently operating at a “less than ideal capacity utilization” due to reduced activity in the economy, but remains confident...

Ugandan police spokesperson shot dead by gunmen

The Ugandan police on Friday said its spokesperson was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Kulambiro, a suburb in the capital Kampala. The police in...

Ethiopian official says South Sudan gunmen kill 28, kidnap 43

Gunmen from South Sudan have killed 28 people and kidnapped 43 children in neighbouring Ethiopia, a government official said on Wednesday, another demonstration of...

Kenya: Suspected killer of British Rancher remanded

A Kenyan court has remanded a suspect in custody over the murder of Tristan Voorspuy, a British rancher who was killed on his property...
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