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November 19, 2018 4:07 AM Rescued migrants refuse to leave ship taking them to Libya

Dozens of increasingly desperate migrants rescued by a cargo ship in the Mediterranean have been refusing to leave after it docked in a Libyan port. Some told journalists they would rather die than be forced to disembark in Libya where they say they were held captive and tortured by smugglers. The ship brought them to Misrata on 10 November after picking 23

November 14, 2018 5:50 PM Eritrea sanctions lifted after nine years

The UN Security Council has unanimously agreed to lift sanctions against Eritrea after nine years. An arms embargo, asset freeze, and travel ban were imposed in 2009 amid claims Eritrea supported al-Shabab militants in Somalia. The resolution, drafted by the UK, was backed by the US and its Western allies. The UN vote comes amid a thaw in relations between 21

July 25, 2018 4:08 PM Comesa deploys observer mission for Zim elections

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) has deployed a short-term election observer mission for next Monday’s harmonised elections. The advance party of the Comesa delegation arrived in Harare on Saturday. Ambassador Ashraf Gamal Rashed, a member of the Comesa Committee of Elders from Egypt, is leading the mission. The observer team comprises 37

July 9, 2018 9:03 AM Eritrea and Ethiopia to re-establish diplomatic ties

Eritrea and Ethiopia are to re-establish diplomatic and trade ties after long years of hostility. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaia Afwerki made the announcement during a landmark meeting in the latter’s capital Asmara. It is the first time the leaders from the two East African neighbours have met in almost 20 years 60

January 7, 2018 1:46 PM Israel offers to pay African migrants

JERUSALEM — Israel said last week it would pay thousands of African migrants living illegally in the country to leave, threatening them with jail if they are caught after the end of March. Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in public remarks at a cabinet meeting on the payment programme, said a barrier Israel completed in 2013 along its border with Egypt 67

October 7, 2017 11:29 PM Cittadella v Cremonese live stream: Watch the Italy Serie B match

Bet365 are showing a Cittadella v Cremonese live stream, legal and straight onto your computer via 101 Great Goals. Cittadella v Cremonese live stream is blocked in the following countries: Andorra, United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, Antigua And Barbuda, Anguilla, Albania, Armenia, Netherlands Antilles, Angola, Antarctica, Argentina, American Samoa 112

July 22, 2017 3:18 PM Zim human rights situation deteriorates: UK

HARARE - The United Kingdom (UK) has released a report in which it says the human rights situation in Zimbabwe has deteriorated on the back of violations by security agents. In its July 2017 global report titled Human Rights and Democracy the UK grouped Zimbabwe together with Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Somalia, South Sudan, Central African 22

July 2, 2017 10:51 PM AU 29: Getting to grips with youth unemployment

The theme of the summit aims to address a plethora of challenges that relate to investment in youth through education and training, among others, as a panacea to the unemployment crisis in Africa. Africa, with a population of 1,2 billion (2016), an average population growth rate of 2 percent per annum and some of the poorest countries in the world, does not have the requisite 15

March 21, 2017 11:10 AM South Sudan plane crashes, all 49 passengers, crew survive

JUBA, South Sudan -- A passenger plane crash-landed and burned in Wau, northwestern South Sudan on Monday, but all 49 passengers and crew survived, an airport official. The plane was landing but then crashed, said Wau's Acting Airport Manager Stephen Youngule. "The plane touched down and then jumped up again. The pilot couldn't control it," said Youngule 16

March 15, 2017 10:30 PM Does Ahmad have enough support to unseat Hayatou?

MADAGASCAR’S Ahmad already has the commitment of enough votes to suggest he will become the most successful challenger to Confederation of African Football president Issa Hayatou‚ but his chances of success are still seen as slim. Today’s Caf presidential elections in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, will be just the third time in 29 years that Hayatou faces a rival 19