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Libreville, March 3, 2016 (AFP) – Rebels in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) have kidnapped more than 200 people this year in the Central African Republic, a quarter of them children, human rights groups said Thursday. Joseph Kony’s...

By Newstime News on Mar 3rd, 2016

Mogadishu, Feb 26, 2016 (AFP) – At least 12 people were killed Friday as twin blasts and gunfire rocked a hotel and neighbouring park in central Mogadishu, police said, in an attack claimed by the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab militants. Two...

By Newstime News on Feb 26th, 2016

Cape Town, Feb 24, 2016 (AFP) – South Africa’s finance minister walks a tightrope Wednesday as he presents a budget watched closely by ratings agencies that are on the verge of downgrading the country’s debt to junk status. The...

By Newstime News on Feb 24th, 2016

  Monrovia, Feb 18, 2016 (AFP) – Liberia’s central bank confirmed Thursday it has appointed the son of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as interim governor despite his previous suspension from the institution for failing to properly...

By Newstime News on Feb 18th, 2016

Conakry, Feb 15, 2016 (AFP) – Shops, banks and offices remained closed and streets empty of traffic in Guinea’s capital and in other cities Monday, the first day of an open-ended general strike called by trade unions. Union leaders...

By Newstime News on Feb 16th, 2016

NEW YORK, 08 February 2016 – PRN Africa — South Sudan faces unprecedented levels of food insecurity, with 2.8 million people, nearly 25 per cent of the population, in urgent need of aid, at least 40,000 of them on the brink of catastrophe,...

By Newstime News on Feb 9th, 2016