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21 Girls Freed. 10 facts about Boko Haram & Nigeria’s Kidnapped...

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Boko Haram has freed 21 of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist militant group in April 2014...

Terminally Ill Zimbabean Man Desperately Seeking Twin Sister

A terminally ill 67-year-old man from Zimbabwe, Willem Erasmus, is apparently desperately searching for his long last twin sister; and has turned to social...

Alleged Interim Zimbabwe Govt Tweets Claims about Robert and Grace Mugabe

A twitter account claiming to be the interim Zimbabwe Government has alleged that President Robert Mugabe is in "good health" and will resign from...

Over Half SA’s Farmers Suffering Depression as ‘Colossal’ Drought Costs SA...

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South African Embassy in Lagos, Nigeria, Remains Closed After Attacks

The South African embassy in Lagos, Nigeria, remains temporarily closed after threats led to fears for staff safety, International Relations Minister Naledi Pandor told...

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CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Airbnb expects to maintain its rapid growth in Africa this year and double its customer numbers to 1.5 million, its...

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