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Robert Mugabe Removed as WHO Goodwill Ambassador Following Widespread Outrage

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was removed as the World Health Organization (WHO) goodwill ambassador after the move prompted widespread outrage by "Western donors and...

Kenyan Government Apologizes for Tear-Gassing Student Protesters at Lang’ata School

Kenyan authorities apologized after police used tear gas on students protesting the sale of the playground at Lang'ata school in Nairobi to a developer.Internal Security Minister...
Boko Haram Militants Seize Cameroon's Vice Prime Minister's Wife in Latest Attack

Boko Haram Militants Seize Cameroon’s Vice Prime Minister’s Wife in Latest Attack

The wife of Cameroon Vice Prime Minister Amadou Ali was among several people kidnapped by Boko Haram militants, who attacked Kolofata, a town on...

Reeva Steenkamp’s ‘Joburg Dad’ Cecil Myers: Oscar Pistorius Was “Hasty, Impatient and Very Moody”

REEVA STEENKAMP'S 'JOBURG DAD' SPEAKS:  The murder of Reeva Steenkamp continues to weigh heavily on my mind. Why did this young woman have to...

Bodies Of Lolo Sono and Sibuniso Tshabalala Exhumed in Killings Tied to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, is in the news again, after forensic scientists exhumed the bodies believed to belong to two young activists,...

Uganda-Born Dr. John Sentamu, Top English Anglican Bishop, Victim of “Naked Racism,” Called “Quite...

Racism in the church? The Church of England's only black bishop. Archbishop of York John Sentamu, who is considered to be the next leader of...

House of Horror: Suspects Arrested After Slaughter Den Found in Nigeria

#HouseofHorror:  Nigerian police have launched a murder investigation after the discovery of rotting bodies and skeletons in an abandoned building which the media is...

Mass Grave Found in Bentiu as Fighting Continues in South Sudan

The United Nations humanitarian chief Toby Lanzer told reporters that there is "absolutely no doubt in my mind that we're into the thousands" of...

Desmond Tutu Begs Mandela Family to End Squabble as “It’s Almost Like Spitting in...

The infighting in the Mandela family as the patriarch lies in a hospital bed on life support is simple a disgrace. This comes as...

Oscar Pistorius Granted Bail by Magistrate Desmond Nair

Oscar Pistorius bail decision:  Magistrate Desmond Nair is in the process of making a decision about granting Oscar Pistorius bail in the murder of...

Senegal Closes Border with Guinea to Prevent Spread of Ebola Virus

Senegal has closed its land border with Guinea to try to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus, which Guinean authorities say is suspected...

Gunmen Throw Grenades, Open Fire In Upscale Nairobi Mall Attack, Americans Among Injured

NAIROBI MALL ATTACK:  Gunmen opened fire and threw grenades inside Nairobi's upscale Westgate Mall in an attempt to rob a store. At least 39...

Nelson Mandela Has Pneumonia, But Reportedly ‘Breathing Without Difficulty’ After Treatment

Former South African president and anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela has pneumonia, but is reportedly breathing without difficulty after treatment.Nelson Mandela is breathing ‘without difficulty’...

Simon Matsvara on the Run in Zimbabwe After Impregnating His Mother, Ethel Vhangare, a...

SHOCK:  This story is nauseating and just downright sick. Simon Matsvara and his mother Ethel Vhangare fled their home in Pote Village, Mashonaland Central province...

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