Hundreds feared dead in Sierra Leone mudslide

DW – Hundreds of people are believed to have died after a mudslide flattened dozens of houses on the outskirts of Freetown. Sierra Leone’s official coroner has said more than 200 bodies have already brought into the morgue. Sierra Leone Vice President Victor Foh said it was “likely that hundreds are lying dead underneath the rubble” More...

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Kenya elections: three women make political history

Charity Ngilu also served under Kibaki’s administration VOA News – Under the shadow of an ongoing tallying dispute in Kenya’s presidential election, three women are set to become governors. However, More...

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Kenya’s Electoral Commission: ‘We Are Now in the Final Stretch’

VOA News — Voters in Kenya are awaiting the announcement Friday of the winner of Tuesday’s presidential election that pitted incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta against opposition leader Raila Odinga. On Thursday, election More...

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US-Africa Trade Talks End With No Decision, Waning Enthusiasm

VOA News — Talks between African and U.S. officials to review the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) free-trade deal ended Thursday with no decision and a feeling on all sides that it has achieved little More...

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Zimbabwe to build $1bn Robert Gabriel Mugabe university

BBC News – Zimbabwe is to build a $1bn (£770m) university dedicated to the man accused of leading his country to the brink of economic collapse, Robert Mugabe. Jonathan Moyo, minister of tertiary education, More...