Mugabe to Stand in Zimbabwe 2018 Elections

Mugabe to Stand in Zimbabwe 2018 Elections..

William Jacobson 17-Dec, 12:36 87 VOA

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe delivers his speech at the opening session of his party's 16th Annual Peoples Conference in Masvingo,...


DRC Opposition Leaders Meet as President Kabilaís Final Term Nears End

DRC Opposition Leaders Meet as President Kabilaís Final Term..

Olivia Rogers 17-Dec, 09:32 112 VOA

Democratic Republic of the Congo's President Joseph Kabila and First Lady Marie Olive Lembe attend the anniversary celebrations of Congo's...


Muhammad Ali letter to Nelson Mandela sold for ?7,200

Muhammad Ali letter to Nelson Mandela sold for ?7,200..

Andrew Martin 17-Dec, 08:18 85 BBC

A signed letter from Muhammad Ali to Nelson Mandela offering his condolences on the death of an anti-apartheid leader has sold for ?7,200. ...


Attack in Burkina Faso Leaves 12 Soldiers Dead

Attack in Burkina Faso Leaves 12 Soldiers Dead..

Ella Flores 16-Dec, 20:53 105 VOA

Burkina Faso Suspected Islamic extremists attacked an army barracks Friday in Burkina Faso, killing at least 12 soldiers, officials said....


UN Peacekeepers to Stay in South Sudan Through 2017

UN Peacekeepers to Stay in South Sudan Through 2017..

Olivia Rogers 16-Dec, 20:31 74 VOA

FILE - Japanese peacekeepers arrive at the Juba airport to participate in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan in South Sudan's...


Libya's fractured state

Libya's fractured state..

Anna Torres 16-Dec, 20:28 35 BBC

Libya is a mess. That is not news to most, but Libyan lives were supposed to have improved by now. Saturday marks exactly a year since the...


Take me home safely

Take me home safely..

Emily Kelly 16-Dec, 19:34 50 BBC

More than 20,000 people died on Cameroon's roads between 2010 and 2015. According to the World Health Organization, road accidents cause...


Nigeria church which collapsed killing dozens 'had structural faults'

Nigeria church which collapsed killing dozens 'had structural..

Joseph Williams 16-Dec, 16:24 43 BBC

A church in Nigeria that collapsed last Saturday killing dozens of people had multiple structural faults and no building permit, regulators...


Tanzania Charges Whistleblower Website Owner With Obstructing Police

Tanzania Charges Whistleblower Website Owner With Obstructing..

Emily Kelly 16-Dec, 13:32 33 VOA

A Dec. 16, 2016, screenshot of jamiiforums website showing the profile photo of co-founder Maxence Melo Mubyazi; saying he was last seen...


Jacob Zuma speech: Tent blows away in the middle of a speech

Jacob Zuma speech: Tent blows away in the middle of a speech..

Kevin Allen 16-Dec, 13:16 45 BBC

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma was forced to run for cover after a tent in which he was giving a speech collapsed. Strong winds and...


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