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eNCA | ICC to offer reparations to former DRC child soldiers - World News
eNCA | ICC to offer reparations to former DRC child soldiers 11 hours ago
Lubanga was also found personally liable for the compensation due to his victims, who at the time of the crimes in 2002-2003 were all under 15, with some as young as 11.
Zanzibar beat Cecafa Cup holders Uganda to reach final -World News
Zanzibar beat Cecafa Cup holders Uganda to reach final 11 hours ago
Zanzibar beat Cecafa Challenge Cup holders Uganda to earn a place against hosts Kenya in the final of the East and Central African football Championship
Sierra Leone health workers sue government in Ebola case -World News
Sierra Leone health workers sue government in Ebola case 12 hours ago
Two Sierra Leonean health workers has sued their government in a West African court, alleging its misuse of donor funds during the Ebola crisis had contributed to the deaths of thousands.
Germany to fund more surveillance along Tunisia-Libya border -World News
Germany to fund more surveillance along Tunisia-Libya border 12 hours ago
Germany has earmarked $21.3m in financial support to expand surveillance along Tunisia's border with Libya.
Nigerian law graduate denied call to bar for wearing hijab -World News
Nigerian law graduate denied call to bar for wearing hijab 12 hours ago
Amasa Firdaus was refused entry in Nigeria after insisting on wearing a headscarf under her wig.
Dutch-Ethiopian man gets life for ‘Red Terror’ war crimes -World News
Dutch-Ethiopian man gets life for ‘Red Terror’ war crimes 13 hours ago
A Dutch-Ethiopian man was sentenced to life in jail on Friday after Dutch judges found him guilty of war crimes committed during Ethiopia's bloody purges in the late 1970s, a period known as the "Red Terror".
Flights between Russia and Egypt to resume in February: Moscow  -World News
Flights between Russia and Egypt to resume in February: Moscow  13 hours ago
Flights between Russia and Egypt will resume in February, the Russian transport ministry announced Friday, after they were suspended in 2015 following an airliner bombing claimed by the Islamic State group.
Sierra Leone health workers sue government in Ebola case -World News
Sierra Leone health workers sue government in Ebola case 13 hours ago
Two Sierra Leonean health workers on Friday sued their government in a West African court, alleging its misuse of donor funds during the Ebola crisis had contributed to the deaths of thousands.
Strike shuts Dakar airport a week after grand opening -World News
Strike shuts Dakar airport a week after grand opening 13 hours ago
Flights to and from Dakar's brand-new airport were cancelled on Friday after air traffic controllers went on strike just eight days after it opened.
DRC child soldiers awarded $10m in damages -World News
DRC child soldiers awarded $10m in damages 13 hours ago
International war crimes judges have awarded $10m in landmark reparations to "hundreds or thousands" of former child soldiers left brutalised and stigmatised after being conscripted into a ruthless Congolese militia.
Nigerian soldier sentenced to death for killing civilians -World News
Nigerian soldier sentenced to death for killing civilians 13 hours ago
A Nigerian military court has sentenced a soldier to death for killing five civilians rescued from Boko Haram.
Sahel force funding shows Saudi serious on terrorism fight -World News
Sahel force funding shows Saudi serious on terrorism fight 14 hours ago
Saudi Arabia's hefty donation to a new anti-terror force in west Africa's Sahel region is a conspicuous attempt by Riyadh to show it is serious about fighting extremism, analysts say.
Cameroon army repels attack by 'anglophone separatists' -World News
Cameroon army repels attack by 'anglophone separatists' 14 hours ago
Armed separatists in Cameroon's troubled anglophone region attacked a village before being repelled by soldiers, security officials has said.
Zimbabwe ruling party seals Mugabe's fate -World News
Zimbabwe ruling party seals Mugabe's fate 14 hours ago
Delegates from Zimbabwe's ruling party have sealed the fate of Robert Mugabe, a man they had revered for decades but removed from power in dramatic scenes last month.
Liberia's ruling party petitions for election delay -World News
Liberia's ruling party petitions for election delay 14 hours ago
Liberia's ruling Unity Party has asked the Supreme Court to further delay the presidential runoff, which its candidate Vice President Joseph Boakai will contest on December 26.
Ethiopia 'Red Terror' aide Alemu jailed for war crimes -World News
Ethiopia 'Red Terror' aide Alemu jailed for war crimes 14 hours ago
Dutch judges give Eshetu Alemu a life term for his role in the "Red Terror" purges of the 1970s.
Cameroon writer Nganang held in prison before court hearing -World News
Cameroon writer Nganang held in prison before court hearing 15 hours ago
Cameroonian author Patrice Nganang has been held in prison before a court appearance on Friday for the alleged publication of an article critical of the country's president.
Gabon MPs pass disputed constitutional text -World News
Gabon MPs pass disputed constitutional text 15 hours ago
A bill to revise Gabon's constitution, which opponents say risks letting President Ali Bongo retain power indefinitely, cleared a hurdle after the country's lower house overwhelmingly approved it, sources have said.
Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa vows new path for 'desecrated' party -World News
Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa vows new path for 'desecrated' party 15 hours ago
Zimbabwe's new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa,drew a firm line under the 37-year reign of Robert Mugabe in a keynote speech to the ruling Zanu-PF party.
After Zuma -World News
After Zuma 15 hours ago
South Africa's ruling party is getting ready to choose a new leader. Here is what you need to know.
Italy plans big handover of sea rescues to Libya coastguard -World News
Italy plans big handover of sea rescues to Libya coastguard 16 hours ago
Italy wants Libya's coastguard to take responsibility within three years for intercepting migrants across about a tenth of the Mediterranean even as Libyan crews struggle to patrol their own coast and are accused of making deadly mistakes at sea.
Air traffic controllers strike at new Senegal airport, want more training -World News
Air traffic controllers strike at new Senegal airport, want more training 17 hours ago
Air traffic controllers in Senegal shut down the capital Dakar's newly inaugurated airport on Friday, claiming they were striking to protect travellers after they received inadequate training before the facility opened this month.
Out of U.S. sanctions, Sudan tries to lure back investors -World News
Out of U.S. sanctions, Sudan tries to lure back investors 17 hours ago
Sudan's president is wanted for crimes against humanity, the economy has lost much of its oil output and the government is in arrears with the IMF. And yet Osama Faisal's target of boosting foreign investment tenfold is not quite as daunting as it seems.
Liberia’s ruling party petitions for election delay -World News
Liberia’s ruling party petitions for election delay 17 hours ago
Liberia's ruling Unity Party has asked the Supreme Court to further delay the presidential runoff, which its candidate Vice President Joseph Boakai will contest on December 26.
 Zim govt pays workers on time... a first in many years, says report -World News
Zim govt pays workers on time... a first in many years, says report 17 hours ago
Zimbabwean state workers have reportedly applauded government after it was announced this week that they would receive their December salaries on time for the first time in years.