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Sudan Massacre Tops 100 Deaths, 40 Bodies Pulled from Nile River

The death toll from a crackdown on demonstrators by the ruling military junta in Sudan passed one hundred on Thursday as forty corpses were found floating in the Nile River. Reports from the scene claimed the victims were shot, beaten to death, or hacked with machetes.

Protestors arrive in the main gathering point to protest against the military junta on April 27, 2019 in Khartoum, Sudan. After months of protesting from the people of Sudan, organised by the Sudanese Professionals' Association (SPA), President Omar al-Bashir was ousted having been in power since 1989. The following day …

Gedrich: Sunlight on Africa Courtesy of President Trump

A disputed derogatory remark about the poor state of African countries attributed to U.S. President Donald Trump during a recent private Oval Office meeting sparked a global political, diplomatic, and media firestorm.

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Zimbabwe Chaos Continues as Mugabe Refuses to Resign

The fate of Robert Mugabe remained in doubt on Thursday, as he reportedly negotiated with the Zimbabwean military to either retain power or receive safe passage out of the country into exile.

The annual birthday party for Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe is reported to cost up to $1 million (0.9 million euros)

South Africa to Withdraw From International Criminal Court

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — South Africa has decided to withdraw from the International Criminal Court following a dispute last year over a visit by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir (pictured), who is wanted by the tribunal for alleged war crimes, crimes

The incumbent president and candidate of the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) for Sudans presidency Omar al-Bashir gives a speech on March 31, 2015 in the capital Khartoum, during a campaign meeting ahead of the April 13 parliamentary and presidential elections. The National Electoral Commission has said some 14 candidates …

Land Battles Between Islamic State, Al Shabaab Threaten Kenya

Police have reportedly warned that the Somalia-based terror group al Shabaab may be heading towards Kenya. The warning comes after the Kenya Defense Forces (KDF), backed by Somalia’s national army, killed 34 al Shabaab jihadists in two separate attacks over the

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Palestinians Slam Visit of Kenya President To Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians are criticizing the Kenyan president’s visit to the region, saying his stops in east Jerusalem and the West Bank are akin to accepting Israel’s occupation. During his first official visit to Israel this week, Kenyan President

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta (left) shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on February 23, 2016

World View: Terror Attacks in Kuwait, France, Somalia and Tunisia Highlight Growing Sectarian War

Contents: Al-Qaeda linked al-Shabaab launches massive terrorist attack in Somalia; ISIS-linked terrorists attack Shia mosque in Kuwait City, killing 27; France in shock after beheading and attack at US-owned factory; Terrorist gunman creates bloodbath in Tunisia, killing 37; Analysis of Friday’s four terror attacks; China’s stock markets continue their free-fall

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Boko Haram Runs Wild In Cameroon, Burning Churches and Mosques

The Boko Haram crisis in northern Nigeria continues to rage. On Wednesday, Boko Haram staged a major counter-attack against Cameroon– one of the nations leading an African Union coalition against the terrorist group– launching a bloody rampage through the border town of Fotokol that killed at least 91 villages and wounded over 500, according to the Associated Press.

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