Tanzania: Earthquake Kills 16 People, More than 250 Injured

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake has killed at least 16

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Uganda’s Human Rights Record Set for UN Review

The United Nations is set to review Uganda’s human

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Kenya’s government wants to tap its citizens’ mobile phones

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UN: Somalia has two months to avert drought catastrophe

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Burundi calls on refugees to return home

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Why ISIS Could Soon Be Africa’s Biggest Security Threat

There aren’t many African nations that don’t have recent memory of conflict. Burundi, South Sudan and Ethiopia region are all suffering from internal struggles

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Kenya’s government wants to tap its citizens’ mobile phones

The Kenyan government has ordered mobile phone companies in the country to allow it to tap their computers – and the conversations, texts and

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Tanzanian schools criticised for expelling pregnant girls, sexual abuse and corporal punishment

Human Rights Watch has criticised schools in Tanzania for widespread sexual abuse, corporal punishment and a policy for kicking out pregnant girls.

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UN: Somalia has two months to avert drought catastrophe

United Nations aid agencies say they only have two months to avert a catastrophe in drought-stricken Somalia.

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Small plot farmers in East Africa go digital with new agtech platform

Small plot farmers in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania are going digital with a new agtech platform launched by Mastercard.

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