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Vote buying, violence mar parliamentary elections in Somalia

Somalia's Auditor General, Nur Jimale Farah, said the country’s ongoing parliamentary election is characterized by vote buying, fraud, intimidation and violence. Farah said Electoral College...

Gambia’s president-elect says Jammeh cannot reject polls results

Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow said on Saturday that outgoing leader Yahya Jammeh had no authority to reject the results of the Dec. 1 election. Long-ruling...

South Sudan president replaces army chief

The president of South Sudan has replaced army chief Paul Malong with a general who is a member of an ethnic minority, the defense...

South Africa assures of country’s safety

South African security agencies are capable of ensuring the safety of all people residing in the country, its foreign affairs spokesman said after the...

ANC supports release of graft report on political interference

South Africa's ruling party said on Friday it supported the release of findings of an anti-corruption investigation into claims of political interference by friends...

President Zuma leads AU delegation to Burundi for peace talks

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa is in Bujunbura as part of a five nations' leaders of the African Union mission to Burundi to...

Uganda, AU hold talks over delayed peacekeeping allowances

The Ugandan military is in talks with the African Union (AU) over delays on allowances to its soldiers serving with the AU Peacekeeping Mission...

Crashed Egypt Air flight found

Egypt's military and national airline say debris from the crashed Egypt Air flight has been recovered in the Mediterranean. Flight MS804 was enroute from Paris...

Monkey incident spark clashes in southern Libya

Activists and medics say tribal clashes has erupted in southern Libya after three young men turned a pet monkey loose on a high school...

United African States advocates for unity

The United African States, UAS says it is committed in ensuring that African Countries maintain Common Currency and travelling Passport. Speaking during an interview with...