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RDF soldiers dance after returning from a peacekeeping mission in Darfur in 2013. (File)

UN worried over effect of continuous dangers in Darfur on regular folks

"Initial reports indicate that about 19,000 civilians have fled into North Darfur state, and up to 15,000 into Central Darfur state, following fighting in...
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Thousands walk over unemployment in Johannesburg

Chanting and dancing, the protesters voiced their anger over the government's inability to create jobs. The Johannesburg CBD was turned into a wave...
A security guard patrols at Westgate shopping mall with his sniffer dog, in Nairobi, Kenya, on July 18, 2015. Kenya's upscale shopping mall, Westgate, which had been closed nearly two years ago after a terrorist attack that claimed 67 lives, was reopened on Saturday amid tight security.(Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Kenyan observe 2016 with tight security

by Bedah Mengo The year of 2015 came with mixed blessing for East Africa's biggest economy. Kenya had the worst terror...
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Kenya Power awards contracts for expansion of electricity

Kenya Power CEO Ben Chumo said the African Development Bank (AfDB) is financing the Last Mile Connectivity Project which aims to connect 1.5 million...
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Manchester City’s Yearly Football Charity Campaign Revived

Manchester City have announced the return of a global charitable initiative, which sees young leaders in cities around the world deliver football inspired projects...

Shatta Wale Raked in thousands From The Movie ‘Beasts of No Nation’

 Dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale made a ‘couple of thousands’ from the movie Beasts of No Nation. He told Bola Ray and Anita Erskine in...
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Many More Reception Places Agreed Upon

The heads of 11 EU states and three non-EU countries met to discuss how to handle growing number of migrants. More than 9,000 migrants arrived...

Thousands of Nigerians rally to warn of breast cancer

An open-air concert featuring music and comedy was held to attract more march participants, who were asked to wear pink T-shirts to show their...

Pope Francis Celebrates Mass in Cuba

President Raul Castro, who is not a Catholic, attended the event in city?s iconic Revolution Square. The Pope may also meet the leader?s brother and...

High-speed police chases have killed thousands of innocent bystanders

file: Wreckage of the chased vehicle involved in a fatal high speed puruit that killed Cathedral City officer Jermaine Gibson, and injured two...
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Yangon international airport receives thousands of tourists in 2015

Yangon International Airport saw more than 500,000 tourists in the first half of this year, sources with Ministry of Hotels and Tourism said Wednesday....

2,800 Syrian refugees flocked into Turkey

As many as 2,800 Syrian refugees have flocked into Turkey in the latest surge of people fleeing fighting between Kurdish forces and Islamic State...

European ships save thousands of migrants

Nearly 2,000 African migrants have been rescued in Libyan waters by a major operation of European ships coordinated by the Italian coastal guard, local...

APC Wins More Members As APGA, PDP Bigwigs Defect

The governorship candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Senator Tony Agbo, fomer chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mazi? Ben Akpa, and...

Thousands To Join Global March Against GMO Giant, Monsanto

Thousands will protest against agri-business giant Monsanto and the health hazards its products pose to consumers and local farmers alike in West and South...

Rescued Rohingya and Bangladeshi suffering from exhaustion

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) told the BBC a Thai crackdown on recent arrivals meant many smugglers were now reluctant to land. As many...

Cat lovers throng Belgian town of Ypres to witness parade of cats

The historical Belgian town of Ypres has witnessed the 44th edition of the procession of cats through its streets on Sunday, attracting more than...

Rescued migrants arrive on Lampedusa island

Rescued migrants arrive on the island of Lampedusa, southern Italy, on Saturday They were picked up from wooden and inflatable boats in 17 separate operations...
People holding anti-xenophobia placard take part in the People's March Against Xenophobia in Johannesburg Town, South Africa, on Apr. 23, 2015. Thousands of South Africans and foreigners took part in the peace march in Johannesburg on Thursday, calling for an end to xenophobia violence. (Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan)

Thousands take to the streets of Pretoria against Xenophobia

by Stanley Karombo South Africa's executive capital of Pretoria came to a halt on Friday as thousands of people marched against xenophobia following attacks...
People holding anti-xenophobia placards take part in the People's March Against Xenophobia in Johannesburg Town, South Africa, on Apr. 23, 2015. Thousands of South Africans and foreigners took part in the peace march in Johannesburg on Thursday, calling for an end to xenophobia violence. (Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan)

Over 30,000 South Africans Storm Joburg streets against Xenophobia

With a vow to put an end to the recent wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa, more than 30,000 people are marching through...

Hundreds of thousands remain imperiled in Detroit

By AbayomiAzikiwe Editor, Pan-African News Wire A broad based coalition of Detroit organizations is fighting for a moratorium on property tax foreclosures where 62,000 homes,...
Mrs. Nana Esi Inkoom, Programmes Director of SHEP, demonstrating proper hand washing with a tippy tap.

80,345 People Benefitt From WASH Models

The West African Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WA-WASH) initiated in 2011 has already directly affected the lives of thousands of people in Niger, Burkina...

Rightwing Israelis stand firmly with Netanyahu

Thousands of rightwing Israelis gathered at a square in central Tel Aviv Sunday to show support for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu whose bid for...

Thousands mourn Hezbollah commander

As the Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah on Monday mourned a commander killed a day earlier in an attack blamed on Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin...
The 11th Century coins had been left in a ?sealed? lead container

British Museum to examine found ancient coins

Paul Coleman from the Weekend Wanderers Detecting Club discovered more than 5,000 coins buried inside a lead bucket two feet under a field near...

Thousands APC Members Decamp To APGA

This is certainly not the best moment for the All Progressives Congress(APC) in Anambra state, as more than four thousand members of the party...

2015 Permanent Voters Cards Turns Into Near Flop

The hope of the people of Imo State to elect their preferred candidates in the forthcoming 2015 general election may have suffered a serious...

Thousands displace across Libya

Some 100,000 people have fled the fighting in the Warshefana area, near the Libyan capital Tripoli, during the last three weeks alone, according to...

More Children Face Starvation In South Sudan

Urgent funding is needed now to help support the children of South Sudan. Photo: UNICEF South Sudan 23 September 2014 ? Thousands of children...
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Obama Calls For Support To Stop Ebola

Increased international contributions to the effort to combat the fast-spreading Ebola epidemic in West Africa are required, says US President Barack Obama. "It's easy to...