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3 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
Police had to break up a scuffle between EFF MPs and ANC Youth League national task team member Braam Hanekom at Parliament on Thursday.
7 hrs ago | The Daily Star
NAIROBI, Kenya: The U.N.'s top official for children and armed conflicts says the use of child soldiers and violence against children is commonplace in South Sudan's year of warfare.
12 hrs ago | Reuters
Tunisia and Egypt's Cairo airport canceled most flights to and from Libya on Thursday, officials said, days after the Libyan government said unidentified war planes had attacked positions of armed groups in Tripoli.
16 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Opposition lawmakers have heckled South African President Jacob Zuma during a parliamentary session in which questions were raised about more than $20 million in state spending on the president's private home.
18 hrs ago | HOT 107.9
A pack of lions got into a fight with an angry crocodile at the Samburu National Reserve in Kenya.
18 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis
U.S. Ebola patients to be discharged; 1 to speak out Emory University Hospital announced early Thursday that it will discharge two Ebola patients.
18 hrs ago | KSTP
At least one of the two American aid workers who were infected with the Ebola virus was to be discharged Thursday from an Atlanta hospital, a spokeswoman for the aid group he was working for said.
Police in the Liberian capital have fired live rounds and tear gas to disperse a stone-throwing crowd trying to break an Ebola quarantine imposed on their neighbourhood, as the death toll from the epidemic in West Africa hit 1,350.
Libya has restarted oil exports from its biggest port for the first time since the end of a year-long blockade, a boost to the central government which is struggling with a wave of clashes in the capital.
It has laid waste to the tribal chiefdoms of Sierra Leone, leaving hundreds dead, but the Ebola crisis began with just one healer's claims to special powers.
"Generations," a hugely popular soap opera in South Africa, first aired in 1993, a year before the nation's first all-race elections ended apartheid.
It is 4 a.m. and people are already lining up outside Zimbabwe's main passport office - four hours ahead of opening time - in hopes of securing a passport that will allow them to escape their country's dearth of opportunities and search for work abroad.
Neighborhoods in Egypt sink into darkness for hours during the day, leaving millions without power.
China's foreign minister pressed his South Sudan counterpart over renewed violence in the oil-rich state, demanding an immediate ceasefire and political dialogue in the country which is heavily reliant on Chinese investment.
Liberia's president declared a curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine a slum home to at least 50,000 people late Tuesday as the West African country battled to stop the spread of Ebola in the capital.
Clashes between police and protesters in the U.S. town of Ferguson are reminiscent of the racial violence spawned by apartheid in her native South Africa, the top U.N. human rights official said on Tuesday.
An Egyptian effort to broker an end to a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip appeared to collapse Tuesday after Israel walked out on the talks in response to a barrage of Palestinian rocket fire.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 08:10 pm
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