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Algeria arrests hundreds of illegal migrants
Algiers, April 6 (IANS) Algeria on Sunday said that about 500 illegal migrants from various African countries were intercepted by the government troops in Tamenrasset province.

Monday, April 06, 2015 3:18:03 AM

Egyptian forces kill senior leader of outlawed group
Cairo, April 6 (IANS) A senior leader of Egypt's Ajnad Misr terrorist group was killed on Sunday by security forces in Giza governorate, Egypt's interior ministry said.

Monday, April 06, 2015 1:06:11 AM

Ghana to camp in New Zealand for U-20 World Cup
Accra, April 5 (IANS) Ghana's U-20 men's national team, the Black Satellites, will camp in New Zealand ahead of the 2015 FIFA World Cup in the country.

Sunday, April 05, 2015 9:48:03 AM

Kenya declares three days of national mourning
Nairobi, April 5 (IANS) Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday declared three days of national mourning during which the country's flag shall fly at half-mast, following Thursday's Garissa terror attack.

Sunday, April 05, 2015 12:34:03 AM

Survivors from attacked Kenyan varsity sent back home
Garissa (Kenya), April 4 (IANS) A total of 663 survivors of the Garissa attack left the town on Saturday for their their respective homes.

Saturday, April 04, 2015 9:54:03 PM

Five held for Kenya university attack
Nairobi, April 4 (IANS) Kenya's Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery on Saturday confirmed that police are holding three more suspects in Thursday's Garissa University College attack, taking to five the number of suspects in custody.

Saturday, April 04, 2015 4:14:02 PM

Al Shabaab warns Kenya of further attacks
Mogadishu, April 4 (IANS) Somalia-based militant group Al-Shabaab has warned Kenya of further attacks three days after the attack on the Kenyan university which has so far claimed 148 lives.

Saturday, April 04, 2015 3:58:03 PM

Kenya copes with aftermath of university attack (Roundup)
Nairobi, April 3 (IANS) A day after a deadly terrorist attack on a university in northeastern Kenya, the east African nation on Friday tended to the scores of people who were injured and security forces sealed off the site of the tragedy.

Friday, April 03, 2015 8:20:02 PM

Ex-Zimbabwean vice president expelled from ruling party
Harare, April 3 (IANS) Zimbabwe's ruling party has expelled former vice president Joice Mujuru following several allegations against her, including plotting to topple President Robert Mugabe.

Friday, April 03, 2015 7:06:16 PM

Kenyan Muslim leaders condemn university attack
Nairobi, April 3 (IANS) Kenyan Muslim leaders on Friday condemned the attack by Somali Al Shabaab militants on the Garissa University College campus that killed 147 people, mostly students.

Friday, April 03, 2015 7:02:16 PM

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