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Tropical cyclone Ava tore through Madagascar last week. Madagascar, one of the world's poorest countries, is regularly hit by cyclones.
A long-standing pillar of the regime, the new president had promised to distance himself from the dos Santos clan during his successful campaign ahead of the August 23 poll.
In March 2017 a group of civilians, including political dissidents, were released in connection with the purported coup after being given a "partial dismissal" by a judge.
University staff put up exam schedules and extra classes to make up for lost time.
This is the strongest hint yet that the ailing opposition leader and former Zimbabwe Prime Minister will retire.
A navy statement late Sunday said the migrants were on two vessels.
Egypt’s National Electoral Commission (NEC) will on Monday afternoon announce the timetable of the country’s upcoming presidential elections, expected in the spring of 2018
President Salva Kirr said video tapes show his ex-army chief of staff Paul Malong Awan asking soldiers to begin fighting in Wau State and Aweil city in Bahr El Ghazal.
President Macky Sall, condemning an "armed attack of rare barbarity", summoned his national security council and ordered a ministerial delegation to the scene.
The DRC announced elections would take place in December 2018, with results only expected a month later in 2019.
Since the 2011 fall and killing of longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi, Libya has become a key launch pad for migrants making desperate bids to reach Europe.
The country’s corruption watchdog says it’s probing several allegations against Grace Mugabe, including reports that she’s in possession of a fake degree.
Critics accuse President Emmerson Mnangagwa of targeting members of a faction loyal to Mugabe.
It was not clear who was responsible or what the motive was for the attack on a group of civilians searching for firewood near the town of Borofaye
That’s after meeting opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai at his home in Harare.
India had slumped to 92 for seven in reply to South Africa's first innings total of 286 when Pandya found a determined ally in Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
The regulations have stipulated for years that people shouldn't live there. But people settle there anyway because they don't have the money to go elsewhere.
'I didn't think at that point that he would become president of his country, but today when I look back, I must say I've seen him crying when war was on in Liberia.'
In total, several hundred patients across the country receive treatment thanks to the foundation.
John Bowman and Rosemary Mitchell, 65, were canoeing at Mpopoma Dam, a known crocodile hotspot, when their boat was attacked.
Egyptian state media reported that a South African tourist has died after a hot air balloon crashed near Egypt's ancient city of Luxor.
Several neighbourhoods in the capital were reported to still be under water on Thursday following heavy rain.
Fifty-one people have died and more than 2,000 people have fallen ill with the disease in the capital, Lusaka.
The woman was arrested last year for insulting former president Robert Mugabe on Twitter.
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