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Tanzania tanker explosion victims buried in mass funeral

Tanzania tanker explosion victims buried in mass funeral

Many were trying to recover fuel from an overturned tanker when it exploded and...

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Libya conflict: Fighters agree a truce during Eid al-Adha

Libya conflict: Fighters agree a truce during Eid al-Adha

Rogue leader General Khalifa Haftar promises to stop fighting until Monday afternoon.

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Richard Gere and Matteo Salvini clash over migrant ship

Richard Gere and Matteo Salvini clash over migrant ship

The Italian deputy PM called on the film star to take the 160 migrants to Hollywood...

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Hajj pilgrims cycle from Nairobi to Mecca

Hajj pilgrims cycle from Nairobi to Mecca

Four Kenyan cyclists travel 3,500km from Kenya to Saudi Arabia for the annual Hajj...

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Deforestation: Did Ethiopia plant 350 million trees in a day?

Deforestation: Did Ethiopia plant 350 million trees in...

Ethiopia says millions took part in a nationwide scheme to tackle deforestation...

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Why smartphones are no longer driving the search for 'blue gold'

Why smartphones are no longer driving the search for 'blue...

Despite mine closures, human rights abuses and price crashes, cobalt may still have...

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Tanzania mourns 64 killed in fuel tanker explosion

Tanzania mourns 64 killed in fuel tanker explosion

Many were trying to recover fuel from an overturned tanker when it exploded and...

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East Africa: Strict and Focused, but Kagame's Efficiency Is Yet to Be Felt in the EAC Bloc

East Africa: Strict and Focused, but Kagame's Efficiency...

Known for his strict, focused and result-oriented management, expectations were...

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South Sudan: Details On States, Security Hold Back Peace Deal

South Sudan: Details On States, Security Hold Back Peace...

Security arrangements and the number of states remain the key challenges in implementing...

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Somalia: Seychelles, Somaliland Row Over Home Jail Deal

Somalia: Seychelles, Somaliland Row Over Home Jail Deal

A dispute over the "premature" release of convicted pirates by Somaliland authorities...

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East Africa: EAC Staff Desert Duty, Return Home As Cash Crunch Bites

East Africa: EAC Staff Desert Duty, Return Home As Cash...

Some staff of the East African Community Secretariat staff have deserted their workstations...

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Tanzania: In This Judicial System, One Is Condemned Not Only in Innocence but Also in Ignorance

Tanzania: In This Judicial System, One Is Condemned Not...

Serious journalism, already an endangered species in Tanzania, may be on its way...

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Central African Republic: Musician Lends His Voice to Highlight Struggles Faced by His Country

Central African Republic: Musician Lends His Voice to Highlight...

Ozaguin, considered the most popular singer-songwriter in the Central African Republic,...

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Tanzania tanker explosion kills dozens

Tanzania tanker explosion kills dozens

Date created : 10/08/2019 - 20:16 A damaged tanker truck exploded in eastern Tanzania...

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Libya's Haftar, unity govt agree to UN-backed Eid truce

Libya's Haftar, unity govt agree to UN-backed Eid truce

Date created : 10/08/2019 - 18:27 Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar's forces...

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Mali: Malians Need Protection as Country Descends into Chaos - UN

Mali: Malians Need Protection as Country Descends into...

The U.N. refugee agency is urging countries to provide international protection...