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EU to pledge 520m euros for Mali reconstruction

The European Union will pledge 520m euros (£442m; $673m) to help rebuild Mali at a conference of international donors in Brussels on Wednesday. European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said

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Libya: UN Mission Strongly Condemns Deadly Bombing in Benghazi

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) strongly condemned the bombing that took place today near a hospital in the city of Benghazi and resulted in a number of

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Liberia: Prelate Mounts Anti-Gay Campaign

By Winston W. Parley, Reverend Dr. Joseph Kortu Brown has strongly argued that “even cats, dogs, chickens” and other animals do not practice gay activities, thereby warning Liberians as Christians

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Tanzania church blast: Saudi and UAE suspects freed

Tanzania has freed three Emiratis and a Saudi arrested over the bombing of a church in the northern city of Arusha on 5 May, police say. The four turned out

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Kenya’s Nairobi city hit by pig protest over MPs pay

Protesters in Kenya have released a pig and about a dozen piglets outside parliament to show their anger at newly elected MPs demanding higher salaries. The animals licked blood spilled