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Tuesday 21 February 2017, 15:12 pm.
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 14:16 pm
A famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced in any part of the world in six years.
Tue 14 Feb 2017, 11:00 am
The Daily Show host Trevor Noah joined Talk To Al Jazeera on Saturday, one day after his autobiography, Born a Crime, won the Debut Author and Outstanding Biography/Autob...
Mon 13 Feb 2017, 14:41 pm
At least 17 people have been killed in a stampede at a football stadium in the northern Angolan city of Uige, local officials say.
Wed 08 Feb 2017, 16:22 pm
Russia's main opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, has been found guilty of embezzlement and handed a five-year suspended sentence.
Tue 07 Feb 2017, 16:00 pm
A French judge has ordered ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy to stand trial in an illegal campaign finance case.
Tue 07 Feb 2017, 11:14 am
As many as 13,000 people, most of them civilian opposition supporters, have been executed in secret at a prison in Syria, Amnesty International says.
Thu 02 Feb 2017, 10:44 am
DR Congo's main opposition leader has died in Brussels aged 84, reports say.
Mon 30 Jan 2017, 17:07 pm
The Trump administration is standing firm over its ban on immigration from seven countries despite court rulings and mass protests against it.
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 09:38 am
West African leaders have given Yahya Jammeh a final opportunity to relinquish power after Senegalese troops entered The Gambia.
Wed 18 Jan 2017, 13:54 pm
The Gambia's parliament has extended President Yahya Jammeh's term, which is due to end on Thursday following his defeat in elections, by 90 days.
Mon 09 Jan 2017, 10:41 am
Representatives of two indigenous groups in Namibia, the Herero and Nama peoples, have filed a class-action lawsuit against Germany in New York.
Mon 19 Dec 2016, 11:10 am
Zimbabwe's governing Zanu-PF party has confirmed President Robert Mugabe as its candidate for the 2018 elections.
Mon 12 Dec 2016, 10:25 am
At least 100 bodies have been recovered from a church that collapsed in the south-eastern Nigerian city of Uyo.
Wed 07 Dec 2016, 16:58 pm
US President-elect Donald Trump has been named Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2016.
Sun 27 Nov 2016, 10:58 am
Fidel Castro ruled Cuba as a one party state for almost half a century.
Wed 23 Nov 2016, 10:58 am
Hillary Clinton's campaign is being urged by a number of top computer scientists to call for a recount of vote totals in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania, according t...
Tue 22 Nov 2016, 16:47 pm
The African Union Commission, the executive branch of the AU, says it will hold the first-ever debate for the five candidates seeking to head the continental body.
Mon 21 Nov 2016, 11:23 am
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has dropped a bombshell, he announced his retirement.
Tue 15 Nov 2016, 16:14 pm
Despite the best efforts of Mark Zuckerberg to downplay Facebook’s role in the election of Donald Trump, the scrutiny of how fake news is spread on the platform has inten...
Wed 09 Nov 2016, 11:00 am
Donald Trump will become the 45th US president after a stunning victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton.
Fri 04 Nov 2016, 09:25 am
More than 200 migrants are believed drowned in two shipwrecks off the coast of Libya, migration officials say.
Tue 01 Nov 2016, 17:21 pm
The Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) has called for South Africa's President Jacob Zuma to be sacked.
Wed 26 Oct 2016, 11:41 am
The Gambia says it will pull of the International Criminal Court (ICC) after accusing the tribunal of persecuting and humiliating Africans.
Wed 19 Oct 2016, 09:36 am
Former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba has been found guilty by the International Criminal Court (ICC) of bribing witnesses.
Mon 17 Oct 2016, 07:21 am
Twenty-one schoolgirls who had been kidnapped by the Islamist group Boko Haram in the Nigerian town of Chibok have been reunited with their families.
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