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    News24.com | South Sudan opposition seeks 6-month extension on peace deal

    News24.com | South Sudan opposition seeks 6-month extension on peace deal


    South Sudan's opposition is calling for a six-month extension to implement next steps in a fragile peace deal as a major deadline approaches next month to form a power-sharing...

    South Sudan's opposition is calling for a six-month extension to implement next steps in a fragile peace deal as a major deadline approaches next month to form a power-sharing government.
    News24.com | WATCH: In South Sudan, illness is as deadly as war

    News24.com | WATCH: In South Sudan, illness is as deadly as war


    By the time he was brought into the remote clinic in northeastern South Sudan, 2-year-old Nyachoat was already convulsing from the malaria attacking his...

    By the time he was brought into the remote clinic in northeastern South Sudan, 2-year-old Nyachoat was already convulsing from the malaria attacking his brain.
    News24.com | Algeria protesters keep up pressure on regime

    News24.com | Algeria protesters keep up pressure on regime


    Protesters in Algeria have demonstrated for a ninth straight Friday against the country's leadership amid calls for the departure of the powerful military's chief of...

    Protesters in Algeria have demonstrated for a ninth straight Friday against the country's leadership amid calls for the departure of the powerful military's chief of staff.
    News24.com | 'I'm going to die': Survivor recounts Mali ethnic massacre

    News24.com | 'I'm going to die': Survivor recounts Mali ethnic massacre


    The sun had yet to rise and Ada Diallo was preparing for morning prayers when gunfire rang out in her village in central Mali. The 55-year-old ran through the darkness to the home of the local spiritual...

    The sun had yet to rise and Ada Diallo was preparing for morning prayers when gunfire rang out in her village in central Mali. The 55-year-old ran through the darkness to the home of the local spiritual leader.
    News24.com | Bring 'criminal Bashir' to justice, say Darfur victims

    News24.com | Bring 'criminal Bashir' to justice, say Darfur victims


    Hawwa Yousef is still haunted by memories of the day when mounted gunmen swept through her village in Sudan's Darfur region in 2004, killing scores of villagers including her...

    Hawwa Yousef is still haunted by memories of the day when mounted gunmen swept through her village in Sudan's Darfur region in 2004, killing scores of villagers including her son.
    News24.com | Malian PM resigns over surge of violence

    News24.com | Malian PM resigns over surge of violence


    Mali's prime minister and cabinet have resigned following a motion of no confidence in the government over its handling of violence in the centre of the country, according to the...

    Mali's prime minister and cabinet have resigned following a motion of no confidence in the government over its handling of violence in the centre of the country, according to the presidency.
    News24.com | WHO says over 200 killed in fighting over Libyan capital

    News24.com | WHO says over 200 killed in fighting over Libyan capital


    The fighting between Libya's rival factions for control of the country's capital this month killed 205 people so far, the World Health Organisation...

    The fighting between Libya's rival factions for control of the country's capital this month killed 205 people so far, the World Health Organisation said.
    News24.com | Sudan's Darfur refugees wonder when their turn will come

    News24.com | Sudan's Darfur refugees wonder when their turn will come


    "When we arrived here, there were TV crews and photographers, but now nobody comes," said Abdallah, amazed to see a journalist turn up at his Sudanese refugee camp in...

    "When we arrived here, there were TV crews and photographers, but now nobody comes," said Abdallah, amazed to see a journalist turn up at his Sudanese refugee camp in Chad.
    News24.com | Cyclone Idai: Zimbabweans rally to help each other

    News24.com | Cyclone Idai: Zimbabweans rally to help each other


    With little faith in their government, Zimbabweans have take the rescue effort into their own hands after Cyclone Idai hit the Chimanimani...

    With little faith in their government, Zimbabweans have take the rescue effort into their own hands after Cyclone Idai hit the Chimanimani region.
    News24.com | Sudan arrests al-Bashir's brothers, amid gigantic protests

    News24.com | Sudan arrests al-Bashir's brothers, amid gigantic protests


    Protesters in Sudan are calling for new street demonstrations to pressure the ruling military council to speed up the transition of power to a civilian...

    Protesters in Sudan are calling for new street demonstrations to pressure the ruling military council to speed up the transition of power to a civilian government.
    News24.com | Ivanka Trump says Africa would inspire her dad

    News24.com | Ivanka Trump says Africa would inspire her dad


    On a trip to Africa to promote women's economic empowerment, Ivanka Trump said the White House should be judged by its actions toward a continent that her father has privately...

    On a trip to Africa to promote women's economic empowerment, Ivanka Trump said the White House should be judged by its actions toward a continent that her father has privately disparaged.
    News24.com | Egypt sets referendum on extending Sisi's rule for April 20-22

    News24.com | Egypt sets referendum on extending Sisi's rule for April 20-22


    Egypt has set a referendum for April 20-22 on sweeping constitutional changes including amendments that could extend President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's rule until...

    Egypt has set a referendum for April 20-22 on sweeping constitutional changes including amendments that could extend President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's rule until 2030.
    News24.com | Algeria protests loosen stranglehold on media

    News24.com | Algeria protests loosen stranglehold on media


    Weeks of anti-government protests have helped Algerian journalists shake off the chokehold of state-imposed censorship but their work remains complicated and is often contested by...

    Weeks of anti-government protests have helped Algerian journalists shake off the chokehold of state-imposed censorship but their work remains complicated and is often contested by demonstrators.
    News24.com | Sudan's Bashir transferred to prison - family source

    News24.com | Sudan's Bashir transferred to prison - family source


    Ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir has been transferred to a Khartoum prison following his toppling by the army last week, a source from his family told...

    Ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir has been transferred to a Khartoum prison following his toppling by the army last week, a source from his family told AFP.
    News24.com | Volunteer doctors, cooks help Sudanese keep up protests

    News24.com | Volunteer doctors, cooks help Sudanese keep up protests


    The protesters in Sudan wave national flags, chant "freedom" and bang plastic drums in the sweltering summer heat, while others staff makeshift clinics or prepare meals for fellow...

    The protesters in Sudan wave national flags, chant "freedom" and bang plastic drums in the sweltering summer heat, while others staff makeshift clinics or prepare meals for fellow demonstrators.
    News24.com | PICS: Zimbabweans struggle to recover from Cyclone Idai devastation

    News24.com | PICS: Zimbabweans struggle to recover from Cyclone Idai devastation


    On March 15, Cyclone Idai slammed into the Chimanimani Mountains that form the border between Zimbabwe and Mozambique and this is how it has affected the...

    On March 15, Cyclone Idai slammed into the Chimanimani Mountains that form the border between Zimbabwe and Mozambique and this is how it has affected the regions.
    News24.com | African Union threatens to suspend Sudan over coup

    News24.com | African Union threatens to suspend Sudan over coup


    The African Union on Monday threatened to suspend Sudan following last week's coup that saw Omar al-Bashir ousted by the military after nearly three decades in...

    The African Union on Monday threatened to suspend Sudan following last week's coup that saw Omar al-Bashir ousted by the military after nearly three decades in power.