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Uganda's director of public prosecution has charged 15 suspects with terrorism in connection with November bombings claimed by the Islamic State terror group. The 15 suspects appeared Wednesday before a magistrates court where the charges were read to them.

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Sixteen European governments have issued a statement to "firmly condemn the deployment of mercenary troops" in the west African state of Mali.

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Libyans voiced anger at the delay to the presidential election that was planned for Friday, as factions and political leaders tussled over the perilous path ahead. The election was part of a U.N.

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The White House said the measures were no longer necessary amid a US explosion of cases of Omicron.

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Kenya's government recently said it will pay more than $800 million of the debt owed by the national carrier, Kenya Airways, and give it nearly half-a-billion dollars in budget support over the next two years.

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The White House will eject Ethiopia from a trade program between sub-Saharan African countries and the United States over human rights violations, according to a statement Thursday.

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Instead of celebrating their sons’ coming-of-age, this month 34 families in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province are mourning their deaths.   At least 34 young men have died this month during traditional initiation to manhood rites.

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Police say the suspects are linked to four attacks by a branch of the Islamic State group.

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Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly and Watford's Ismaila Sarr are named in the Senegal squad for the Africa Cup of Nations as they recover frominjury.

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Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly is named in the Senegal squad for the Africa Cup of Nations as he returns from injury.

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"That wax figure of Rihanna is a hate crime," one observer tweeted.

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Zulfah says her hijab is not a hindrance but an inspiration for other Muslim girls who may be interested in sports.

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Infections have more than doubled or tripled in many countries, prompting the authorities to reimpose curfews and quarantines and introduce vaccine mandates as the holiday season gets underway.

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John Nkengasong, the Africa CDC Director, noted that South Africa had a younger population than the West and that the omicron coronavirus variant had only been recently detected.

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France and its 15 allies say this could "further deteriorate the security situation in West Africa".

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A selection of the best photos from the African continent and beyond.

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In the wake of recent developments in northern Ethiopia, UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday urged warring sides to seize the opportunity to bring an end to more than a year of fighting in the Tigray region.

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More than a dozen Western powers on Thursday expressed anger that Russian mercenaries working for the controversial Wagner Group have started to deploy in Mali, accusing Moscow of providing material backing for the fighters.

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But first, millions of Cameroonians struggle to make ends meet. With Christmas just around the corner we take a look at how inflation is affecting families. With war added to Covid-19's economic fallout, Ethiopians too are feeling the pinch.

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Uganda on Thursday charged 15 people with offenses including terrorism and aiding terrorism over their alleged roles in bombings in the country's capital and elsewhere in October and November that left at least six people dead.

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The former president touted the shots as “one of the greatest achievements of mankind” in a chat with the right-wing media host, who said she is unvaccinated.

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A jury convicted the white former Brooklyn Center police officer after she fatally shot the 20-year-old Black man during a traffic stop.

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The new regulations follow data showing that while the Omicron variant is highly transmissible, it has not caused high rates of severe disease in South Africa.

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Over a dozen Western powers on Thursday strongly condemned the deployment in Mali of Russian mercenaries working for the controversial company Wagner, accusing Moscow of providing material backing for the fighters.

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