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Tunisia's Bardo museum reopening after last week’s attack that killed at least 22 people has been delayed until March 29. Bardo museum had been due...

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Bardo Museum in Tunisia’s capital is due to reopen less than a week after gunmen killed at least 22 people, mostly European tourists. A concert...

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Six Tunisian police chiefs have been fired following last week's attack on the famous Bardo Museum, PM Habib Essid has announced. PM Habib Essid had...

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A video released by the Tunisian government shows gunmen walking through the Bardo museum during the attack that killed 25 people on March 18. At...

Global Trade Peaking in Africa by Way of the Middle East

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As the world economy becomes more globalized, developed nations are starting to look at those that are less wealthy as prime places to trade...

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According to Tunisian authorities, 23 people were killed - though it is not clear if totals provided by the authorities include the gunmen. Some...

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Tunisian authorities have arrested 9 people in connection with Bardo Museum attack in Tunis on March 18, the Tunisian presidency says. The attack left 23...

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Seventeen foreign tourists and two Tunisians have been killed after gunmen targeted Bardo Museum in Tunis, PM Habib Essid says. Italian, Spanish, Polish and German...

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Oscar Pistorius' defense team has failed to block an appeal by prosecutors against his acquittal on murder charges. The South African Paralympian was cleared of...

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All schools and universities in Chad have been closed after deadly protests over new regulations requiring motorbike riders to wear a helmet. At least three...

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Ivory Coast's former First Lady Simone Gbagbo has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after being found responsible for the 2010 post-election tragedy. Simone...

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ISIS militants have reportedly kidnapped nine foreign oil workers in a raid in Libya after beheading eight guards. Four Filipinos, an Austrian, a Bangladeshi, a...

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Niger and Chad forces have launched a ground and air offensive against militant group Boko Haram in north-eastern Nigeria, officials say. The campaign is said...

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According to an audio statement, Boko Haram has pledged allegiance to Islamic State (ISIS). The message, which has not be verified, was posted on the...

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Namibia’s President Hifikepunye Pohamba has won the 2014 Mo Ibrahim prize for African leadership. The Mo Ibrahim prize is the world's most valuable individual award. The...

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Sierra Leone Vice-President Samuel Sam-Sumana has put himself into quarantine after one of his bodyguards died from Ebola. Samuel Sam-Sumana said he would stay out...

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An astonishing coincidence has led to the discovery of Zephany Nurse, who was stolen from her mother’s arms in Cape Town’s Groote Schuur Hospital...

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Oscar Pistorius' lawyers have launched a legal bid to prevent prosecutors from appealing against his acquittal on murder charges. Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled in December...

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The South African parliament descended into chaos as leftist lawmakers scuffled with security during a key annual speech by President Jacob Zuma. The Economic Freedom...

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Nigeria has postponed the February 14 presidential election to March 28 over concerns about the security situation. The country’s electoral commission chief Attahiru Jega said...

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South African apartheid assassin Eugene de Kock has been granted parole after 20 years in jail. The death squad commander was nicknamed "Prime Evil" for...

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Zambia is voting in a presidential election caused by the death of Michael Sata in 2014. The vote is expected to be a close contest...

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Fresh protests against French magazine Charlie Hebdo's cartoon depicting the Prophet Muhammad have sparked in Niger. At least two churches have been set on fire...

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Three civilians and a police officer have been killed in violent protests against French magazine Charlie Hebdo in Niger's second city of Zinder, officials...

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Heavy flooding in southern Malawi has killed at least 48 and forced 23,000 to leave their homes, President Peter Mutharika said on January 13. The...