Africa

DR Congo Ebola outbreak: Child in Uganda dies of virus (BBC)

A five-year-old boy in Uganda has died from Ebola, health officials said. The death is…

Botswana decriminalises gay sex saying ‘sexual orientation is not a fashion statement’ (Metro)

Botswana’s High Court has decriminalised homosexuality in a landmark ruling. The court ruled that laws…

Sudanese businesses shut in strike against military rulers (BBC)

Sudanese workers are refusing to go to work in an attempt to pressurise the ruling…

Mali attack: ‘100 killed’ in Dogon village (BBC)

Nearly 100 people have been killed in attack in a village in central Mali inhabited…

Kruger National Park: 14 lions on the loose in South Africa (BBC)

A group of 14 lions has been spotted roaming near a mine in north-east South…

African Union suspends Sudan (Guardian)

The African Union on Thursday suspended Sudan, demanding a civilian-led transition authority to resolve a…

Doctor bit off ‘sex attacker’s’ tongue when he ‘tried to rape her’ (Metro)

An alleged would-be rapist had part of his tongue removed when a doctor bit him…

Egypt police killed in Sinai checkpoint attack (BBC)

Eight Egyptian police officers have been killed in a militant attack on a checkpoint in…

Son arrested for allegedly raping his own mother (Metro)

A man has been arrested on suspicion of raping his own mother, police have said.…

South Africa gets gender-balanced cabinet (BBC)

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a new cabinet in which, for the first…

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