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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Africa

South Sudan rebels say raid jail, capture town on Ugandan border

South Sudanese rebels said they had taken control of a town on the Ugandan border and killed 14 soldiers in the fighting, an account...

South African anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada dies at 87

Veteran South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who was sentenced to life imprisonment alongside Nelson Mandela and went on to be an open critic...

Libya’s oil output down 252,000 bpd after shutdown at Sharara, Wafa...

Production at the western Libyan fields of Sharara and Wafa has been blocked by armed factions, reducing output by 252,000 barrels per day (bpd),...

Thomas Cook says tourists returning to Egypt and Turkey

Foreign holidays remain a top priority for Europeans despite economic and security worries, tour operator Thomas Cook said on Tuesday, reporting a 40 percent...

EU could curb visas for African officials over migrants – Germany

TVC NEWS The European Union should consider restricting visas for senior officials from African and other states which refuse to take back illegal immigrants...

South Africa’s Gordhan ordered home from London ahead of Gupta court...

TVC NEWS Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan delivers his 2017 Budget Speech to Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, February 22, 2017. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan...

Kenyan forces kill 31 al Shabaab militants in Somalia: statement

Kenyan troops in Somalia killed 31 Islamist al Shabaab militants in a raid on two of their bases in the southern Somali region of...

Egyptian Court suspends jail sentence against Journalists

An Egyptian appeals court has suspended a jail sentence against the former head of the journalists' union for harbouring colleagues wanted by authorities and...

Rwanda to send more troops to South Sudan

Rwanda is planning to send more peacekeepers to South Sudan, as part of the UN Mission (UNMISS) in the country. The acting Defence and military...

Militia fighters decapitate 40 DRC Police Officers in ambush

Another calamity has struck in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Militia fighters have killed about 40 police officers in an ambush. The incident is the...
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