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Pope Francis’ Visit Highlights Explosive Growth Of Catholic Church In Africa

When Pope Francis begins his inaugural papal trip to Africa, he’ll bring a message of hope and peace to a rapidly growing Catholic population facing its own...

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12,000 Pupils Forced Out Of Niger Schools By Terrorists – UN

Some 150 schools with more than 12,000 pupils have been forced to close due to the deadly attacks in Niger’s southeast Diffa region, the United Nations said Friday....

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SA Police Officers Surrender After Caught On Camera Killing Suspect

South African police officers who killed a suspected robber by shooting him in the head as he lay on the ground have handed themselves in after a surveillance video of...

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PMB Congratulates President Of Cote D’Ivoire Quattara Over His Re-election

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated President Alassane Ouattara of Cote D’Ivoire on his re-election for a second term in office. President Buhari in statement...

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Oscar Pistorius Freed On Parole After One Year Behind Bars

Oscar Pistorius, South Africa’s double-amputee “Blade Runner”, was released on parole late on Monday evening, just short of a year into his five-year...

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Oscar Pistorius To Be Released From Prison Into House Arrest Next Week

Oscar Pistorius is to be released from prison into house arrest next week, 12 months after he was sentenced to five years in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva...

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Rwandan Court Dismisses Presidential Term Limit Case As Baseless

Rwanda’s Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed an application aimed at preventing that country’s president from extending his term in office beyond two. The court said...

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African Leaders Target Agric Business As AGRF Opens

More than 500 leaders from over 40 countries are expected to attend the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), which opens Wednesday in Lusaka, Zambia, just as AGRA will...

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Africans Are Not Gays, Mugabe Reacts To UN Call

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has rejected calls from the United Nations (UN) to implement gay rights in his country. Speaking on September 28, at the 70th United...

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Women Held As Sex Slaves In South Sudan ‘Rape Camps’

One woman was abducted by soldiers and taken to a military camp, tied up and raped repeatedly for two months. Another was kidnapped with her 15-year-old sister and raped...

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Burkina Faso Government Disbands Elite Unit Behind Coup

Burkina Faso’s cabinet on Friday dissolved the elite presidential guard that took the president and prime minister hostage in a failed coup just weeks before...

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2.8m People Face Hunger In Malawi, Warns WFP

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Friday warned that no fewer than 2.8 million people will face hunger in the coming months in the worst food crisis in a decade in...

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