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Buckingham Palace rejects calls to return remains of 'stolen' prince to Ethiopia

Prince Alemayehu was taken to England after British forces defeated his father and looted his imperial capital. Ethiopia has been asking for his remains to be returned for 150 years.
Dejatch Alamayou, King Theodore's Son.
Dejatch Alamayou, King Theodore's Son.
21d ago

Air strikes hit Khartoum’s outskirts as Sudan war enters sixth week

The conflict, which began on April 15, has displaced almost 1.1 million people internally and into neighboring countries.
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Image: SUDAN-CONFLICT
25d ago

Nigerian chef cooks nonstop for 100 hours to set new world record

Hilda Baci dished up dozens of Nigerian delicacies, from soups to stew and various proteins and, of course, Jollof rice.
By Monday, Hilda Baci had cooked for more than 97 hours, becoming a national sensation and to the cheering of many in Nigeria's commercial hub of Lagos where her kitchen is set.
By Monday, Hilda Baci had cooked for more than 97 hours, becoming a national sensation and to the cheering of many in Nigeria's commercial hub of Lagos where her kitchen is set.
26d ago

10 lions killed in Kenya, including one of the country's oldest, as human-wildlife conflict escalates

Herders have become more protective after losing livestock to a drought that has been termed the worst in decades in the East Africa region.
Herders in Kenya kill 10 lions, including Loonkiito, one of the country’s oldest
Herders in Kenya kill 10 lions, including Loonkiito, one of the country’s oldest
27d ago

Shelling and airstrikes pound Sudan's capital as rivals hold talks

Truce deals have been repeatedly broken, but the U.S. and Saudi Arabia are mediating talks to secure a lasting peace.
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Image: SUDAN-CONFLICT

South Africa expresses 'utter displeasure' at U.S. accusations of arms shipment to Russia

U.S. Ambassador Reuben E. Brigety, on Thursday, accused South Africa of secretly loading weapons onto a sanctioned Russian cargo ship last year.
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U.S. envoy says Russian ship picked up weapons in South Africa

South Africa is one of Russia’s most important allies, but says it is impartial on the Ukraine conflict and has abstained from voting on U.N. resolutions on the war.
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi
29d ago

Sudan's rival forces agree to protect civilians but no cease-fire

Sudan’s army and rival paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) signed a declaration after a week of talks in the Saudi port of Jeddah.
 More than 15,000 people have fled Sudan via Metema since fighting broke out in Khartoum in mid-April, according to the UN's International Organization for Migration, with around a thousand arrivals registered per day on average.
 More than 15,000 people have fled Sudan via Metema since fighting broke out in Khartoum in mid-April, according to the UN's International Organization for Migration, with around a thousand arrivals registered per day on average.
31d ago

Alleged cult leader accused of ordering followers to starve to death is denied bail by Kenyan court

The death toll has climbed to 133, and hundreds of people are still reported missing.
Self-proclaimed pastor Paul Nthenge Mackenzie appears in court in Malindi, Kenya, on May 2, 2023.
Self-proclaimed pastor Paul Nthenge Mackenzie appears in court in Malindi, Kenya, on May 2, 2023.
31d ago

5 killed in attack on one of Africa's oldest synagogues

The attack came as Tunisia, once a prized tourist destination and the birthplace of the Arab Spring pro-democracy uprisings, has fallen into political and economic crisis.
A police officer shot dead two people participating in an annual pilgrimage to a renowned Tunisian synagogue as well as two members of the security services before he was killed on May 9, the interior ministry said.
A police officer shot dead two people participating in an annual pilgrimage to a renowned Tunisian synagogue as well as two members of the security services before he was killed on May 9, the interior ministry said.
38d ago

Torrential rains and flooding kill dozens of people in Rwanda

The Rwanda Meteorology Agency has warned that more rain is coming.
A collapsed building after flooding in Nyabihu district in western Rwanda on May 3, 2023.
A collapsed building after flooding in Nyabihu district in western Rwanda on May 3, 2023.

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