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By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 1st, 2018
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West ‘deeply concerned’ over militia clashes in Libya

The US, Italy, France and the United Kingdom have expressed deep concern over the recent militia clashes that killed nearly 80 and displaced hundreds of people from the Libyan capital Tripoli. In a joint statement More...

By Oscar Nkala On Saturday, September 1st, 2018
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Nigerian Air Force asks for early delivery of A-29 light attack aircraft from US

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appealed to US aircraft manufacturer Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) to expedite of the 12 Super Tucano A-29 counter-insurgency aircraft to boost the fight against Islamist insurgency More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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Nigeria: Fulani Islamic militants burn pastor and family during village attacks

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Fulani militants raided several villages in the Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State, Nigeria, killing seven: 3 children, pastor and his wife. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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Florida candidate Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera details her alien abduction, Miami Herald stands by endorsement

The first of two burning questions for Florida voters is if the Miami Herald will rescind there endorsement of Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera for Florida’s 27th Congressional District in Congress as details emerge More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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Benjamin Onyango talks ‘Beautifully Broken’ message: ‘There’s always hope’

The new inspirational film, Beautifully Broken, arrives in theaters and star Benjamin Onyango spoke to CBN News about the film, particularly the powerful message of the film. “A lot of people are broken right More...

By Oscar Nkala On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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Suspected Zambian poachers abandon 172 kilograms of elephant tusks in Zimbabwe

A group of suspected Zambian poachers have abandoned 172 kilograms of elephant tusks following a skirmish with Zimbabwean game rangers inside the world-acclaimed Hwange National Park. Ivory, a hunting rifle, dried More...

By Oscar Nkala On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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US embassy, consulate in Nigeria closed over security concerns during Eid holiday

he US Embassy in Abuja and the US Consulate General in Lagos will be closed on August and August 22 in observance of the Muslim Eid-el-Kabir holiday. Image/CIA In a security alert issued on August 17 to all US citizens More...

By Oscar Nkala On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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Tanzanian police recover Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s stolen vehicle

The Tanzanian People’s Defense Force (TPDF) has arrested two Kenyan nationals for the illegal possession of a top-range sports utility vehicle stolen recently reported from Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. The More...

By Oscar Nkala On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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White rhino killed, de-horned by poachers in Botswana

The Botswana Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) HAS confirmed the recent killing and de-horning of a white rhino by suspected poachers in the wildlife-rich Okavango Delta. A rhino along the safari More...

By Oscar Nkala On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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Chad to host new African regional counter-terrorism center

Defense and foreign ministers from Sudan, Libya, Chad and Niger have agreed to set up a Joint (Security) Operations Center to strengthen regional border security and coordinate joint military operations against More...

By Oscar Nkala On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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South Africa allocates seven leopards to 2018 trophy hunting quota

The South African government has lifted the 2016 ban on the hunting of leopards and allocated 7 males aged seven years and older to the 2018 quota for trophy hunting. In a statement, Environmental Affairs minister More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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AZA Joins Initiative to Save African Elephants From Extinction

The US Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) has joined the Elephant Protection Initiative (EPI) project to conserve African elephants by confronting the illegal ivory trade. In a statement released from its headquarters More...

By Guest Author On Friday, August 10th, 2018
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25 rhinos, 16 elephants killed by poachers in Namibia since January

At least 25 rhinos have been killed by poachers in Namibia since the beginning of this year, a senior government has revealed. In his first ivory poaching update of 2018, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Environment More...

By Guest Author On Friday, August 10th, 2018
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Nigerian Army to execute commanders who flee Boko Haram attacks

The Nigerian Army has threatened to execute commanders who abandon positions or military hardware and flee battles against fighters from the Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram. The threat came following reports More...

By Guest Author On Friday, August 10th, 2018
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South Africa: Game rangers arrest 23 suspected rhino poachers in one week

The South African National Parks authority says 23 suspected rhino poachers have been arrested inside the world-acclaimed Kruger National Park (KNP) since the launch of a crackdown on July 19, 2018. The operation More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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35 sailors kidnapped for ransom as piracy returns to Gulf of Guinea

Petro-piracy in the West African Gulf of Guinea is on the rise although it is unlikely to reach the levels witnessed at the height of the crisis between 2011 and 2013, a leading global security risk analyst group More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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Former Botswana President Ian Khama appointed Africa representative for Conservation International

US-based global wildlife and nature organization Conservation International has appointed former Botswana President Ian Khama as a Distinguished Fellow and regional representative for Africa. Former President Khama More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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How to Make Your E-Commerce Store Go Global

When your new online store has passed the “proof of concept” phase, you are likely feeling really good about your company’s chances at success. If you are doing very well, and, more importantly, you have a More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, August 4th, 2018
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IOM: Over 1000 migrants have died trying to reach Italy from Africa

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) says 1,111 migrants have died while trying to reach Italy through illegal crossing points in the Mediterranean Sea since January 2018. In a statement released on More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
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FAO rules out global desert locust outbreaks in 2018

By Oscar Nkala The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UN-FAO) says there is no likelihood of desert locust outbreaks in endemic areas of Africa, the Middle-East and the Indian sub-continents this More...


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