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20 soldiers killed in clashes in South Sudan
Khartoum, Oct 27 (IANS) At least 20 soldiers were killed in clashes with armed herdsmen in South Sudan's state of Buhairat Friday, army said Sunday.

Monday, October 27, 2014 5:28:04 AM

Tunisian parliamentary vote ends with high turnout
Tunis, Oct 27 (IANS) The Tunisian parliamentary election ended Sunday evening with a high turnout rate.

Monday, October 27, 2014 5:06:10 AM

28 killed in continued offensive in Libya
Tripoli, Oct 27 (IANS) At least 28 people were killed Sunday in offensive between Libyan army units backed by armed supporters of retired Major General Khalifa Haftar and Islamist militants in the Libyan city of Benghazi, military said.

Monday, October 27, 2014 4:34:03 AM

Sudan condemns extended US sanctions on the country
Khartoum, Oct 27 (IANS) Sudan Sunday condemned US President Barack Obama's decision to extend America's economic sanctions on the African nation for another year.

Monday, October 27, 2014 1:16:14 AM

Tunisians start voting in parliamentary elections
Tunis, Oct 26 (IANS) Tunisians went to polls Sunday to elect their first full parliament under a new constitution passed earlier this year.

Sunday, October 26, 2014 2:44:04 PM

Grace Mugabe, the first lady aiming for presidency
Harare, Oct 26 (IANS/EFE) Zimbabwe's First Lady, Grace Mugabe, has entered politics in the hope of succeeding her ailing 90-year-old husband, President Robert Mugabe, who after 35 years in power could be thinking about retiring.

Sunday, October 26, 2014 1:06:11 PM

Over 12,000 runners to participate in Nairobi marathon
Nairobi, Oct 26 (IANS) More than 12,000 runners have registered for the 12th edition of the Standard Chartered Nairobi International here Sunday.

Sunday, October 26, 2014 9:46:21 AM

Botswana's incumbent president declared re-elected
Gaborone, Oct 26 (IANS) Botswana's incumbent President Seretse Khama Ian Khama was re-elected Sunday after his party, Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), won the majority of parliament seats in the country's 11th general elections Oct 24.

Sunday, October 26, 2014 8:10:04 AM

Botswana's ruling party wins majority in parliament
Gaborne, Oct 26 (IANS) Botswana's ruling party, the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), won majority of parliament seats in the country's 11th general elections, media reported Sunday.

Sunday, October 26, 2014 7:54:04 AM

World Bank approves $75 mn for pastoralists in Horn of Africa
Nairobi, Oct 26 (IANS) The World Bank has approved an additional credit of $75 million to improve the livelihoods and resilience of pastoralists in the Horn of Africa.

Sunday, October 26, 2014 5:30:04 AM

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