two days of violent clashes in central african republic have led to calls for the army to be redeployed. at least 21 people have died and 100 have been injured after tension soared following the murder of a muslim man in the capital, bangui.
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france has condemned the military coup in burkina faso and urged its residents in the country to stay indoors. the former colonial power called for the release of those arrested, and for the return to government of interim authorities. (president françois hollande) calls for the immediate liberation of all those arrested, for the interim authorities to be put back in place and for the continuation of the electoral process, the french leader's office said in a statement.
scientists have discovered a new human-like species in a burial chamber deep in a cave system in south africa. the discovery of 15 partial skeletons is the largest single discovery of its type in africa. the researchers claim that the discovery will change ideas about our human ancestors. the studies which have been published in the journal elife also indicate that these individuals were capable of ritual behaviour. the species, which has been named naledi, has been classified in the grouping, or genus, homo, to which modern humans belong. the researchers who made the find have not been able to find out how long ago these creatures lived - but the scientist who led the team, prof lee berger, told bbc news that he believed they could be among the first of our kind (genus homo) and could have lived in africa up to three million years ago.
beasts of no nation, a netflix original film. when civil war tears his family apart, a young west african boy is forced to join a unit of mercenary fighters and transform into a child soldier. available in select theaters and on netflix october 16.
at least one united nations peacekeeper was killed on sunday in clashes with armed insurgents in the central african republic. it happened early in the morning in a northern neighbourhood of the capital bangui.
kendisini yola atan ve bir türlü yolunu bulamayan yavru filin birbirinden sevimli halleri sizlerle.
the crisis in south sudan is set to dominate president barack obama's speech today when he becomes the first us leader to address the 54-member african union in addis ababa.
while shark cage diving, our cage was attacked by an 11.5 foot great white shark. the round buoy attached to the side of the cage was bent in half. some of the lining of the outside blue barrier bar was bitten through as well. it was quite the up close and personal experience!
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the prostate cancer foundation is throwing a one two punch to knock out prostate cancer for good with the recent production of a public service announcement featuring boxing legend and five time heavyweight champion of the world evander holyfield.
sudan has dismissed attempts by the international criminal court to have their president omar al -bashir arrested while he attends an african union summit in south africa. despite an interim order being issued to stop him leaving the country while the arrest application is considered, the sudanese delegation says he will leave when he wants.
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an american tourist has been mauled to death by a lion at a popular wildlife park near johannesburg, south africa. despite park signs, staff believed that the lioness attacked the women through an open window of the car she was travelling in.
an eight-year-old african boy who had been hidden in a suitcase in a bid to smuggle him into spain has been granted temporary residence. adou ouattara from ıvory coast was spotted earlier this month by border agents in spain's north african enclave of ceuta as the luggage went through a security scanner. the boy, who could barely breathe, has been given a year's permit. he will be able to rejoin his mother once dna tests confirm their relationship.
there is no let up in the protests against burundi's president pierre nkurunziza. police have reportedly fired tear gas and beaten demonstrators, as anger continues to rage over his bid for a third term in office - which critics say is unconstitutional.
the eu has agreed a mission to fight against people smugglers operating in libya. a naval operation will start next month with its headquarters based in rome...
djibouti has long been a transit point for migrants on the move from africa to the arabian peninsula and beyond. since the intensification of fighting in yemen it has also become a destination for people fleeing the conflict there
french authorities are investigating allegations of the sexual abuse of children by the country's troops in the central african republic. it comes after a united nations aid worker was suspended for passing a confidential internal report to the french because of the un's alleged failure to take action.
customs officials in thailand have seized 3.1 tonnes of african elephant ivory, worth over 5 million euros. some 511 pieces, originating from mombasa. kenya, were confiscated in what is the second largest seizure of ivory recorded in thailand
the army is being deployed on the streets of south africa as the police struggle to deal with a wave of violence against immigrants. seven people have been killed in the past three weeks in durban and johannesburg, with the government criticised for not doing enough to protect foreigners.
foreigners in south africa queue up in a makeshift camp to leave the country and escape the wave of anti-immigration violence. saturday saw tightened security measures in cities and another reported death - though it's not clear if there's a link to the outbreak of xenophobia.
foreign nationals in south africa are seeking protection as xenophobic attacks hit at least nine provinces. ın verulum, kwazulu natal, people have fled their homes and are now living in tents behind a police station. south africa is home to some 5 million immigrants who come from across africa and further afield. speaking for zimbabweans, so many of them, the majority that we have visited, want to go back home,
south african police fired rubber bullets to disperse clashes between nationals and foreigners in johannesburg on friday, as xenophobic violence spreads throughout the country. the violence has killed four people in the past two weeks, and some foreigners have formed vigilante groups wielding machetes to protect themselves. amid high unemployment and rising xenophobia in the country that shed its racist apartheid regime two decades ago, foreigners in south africa have recently seen their shops…
finally they have something to smile about: the children among the 500 migrants who landed at the sicilian port of empedocle last sunday, after a long and dangerous voyage. many of the eritreans and somalis are minors. ngo save the children said 450 arrived at the weekend, 317 unaccompanied by an adult.
at least nine migrants drowned on sunday (april 12) while trying to cross the mediterranean from libya. over 144 people were rescued by the italian coast guard, according to authorities.
güney afrika johannesburg'ta dj'lik yapan bu 2 yaşındaki sevimli ufaklık, yeteneğiyle görenleri hayrete düşürüyor.
normally used to breaking news, a south african tv journalist became the news when he was mugged as he was about to go live on-air. despite the presence of the cameras the muggers insisted on robbing vuyo mvoko. he eventually handed over his phone after being threatened with a gun. off-camera the thieves took several mobile phones and laptops.
wildfires in south africa have now been brought under control after raging for five days. the fires had cloaked cape town in smoke and damaged dozens of homes. hundreds were forced to evacuate their homes but no fatalities have been reported.
back to class at one liberian school after a seven-month break. the ebola epidemic had hidden costs, too, and now the disease appears to be on the wane with no new infections the tens of thousands of missed hours of study have to be made up. four weeks behind guinea and six after sierra leone, the pupils are back.
liberia has reopened its land border with sierra leone after several months of closure. the move is a sign things are returning to normal following the deadly ebola outbreak.
presidents from ten central african states have held an emergency summit in cameroon to create an 80-million euro fund to fight the islamist militant group boko haram.
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the semi-final of the africa cup of nations between equatorial guinea and ghana descended into chaos as crowd trouble erupted. fans of the host nation equatorial guinea began pelting the ghana players with bottles as police escorted them off the pitch at half-time with ghana leading 2-0 at the interval.
south sudan's president salva kiir and his one time former deputy and current rebel commander riek machar, have signed another ceasefire. it moves the two closer to a final deal to end a 15-month conflict which has ravaged africa's newest country.
african union forces from chad have attacked boko haram killing 120 of its militants in the far north of cameron. the islamist militant group had recently launched a cross-border advance from its stronghold in nigeria into neighbouring cameron and chad. nigeria and its four neighboring countries benin, cameroon, chad and niger have committed 7,500 troops to a multinational force to fight the militants.
a french aid worker abducted last monday in the central african republic has been freed. claudia priest, who is 67, worked for a charity providing health and education to rural villages. she was released along with another humanitarian worker seized with her in the capital bangui by mainly christian anti balaka militia. they were formed to fight muslim seleka rebels who took power for 10 months in 2013.
for the third day running, violence has erupted in the democratic republic of congo as police clashed with demonstrators denouncing electoral reforms. more than 40 people have died in the protests, according to the international federation for human rights (fidh) group - that is three times the official estimate. the unrest has hit the capital kinshasa and goma, the main city in the east.
armed men have kidnapped a woman working for the un peacekeeping mission in central african republic. it is thought the victim was snatched from a vehicle in which she was travelling in the capital bangui. the abduction comes a day after a french charity workers and a churchman were seized in an area of the city controlled by largely christian or animist "anti-balaka" militia fighters.
afrika uluslar kupası'nın ölüm grubu olarak adlandırılan senegal, güney afrika, cezayir ve gana'nın bulunduğu c grubu'nun açılış maçında nefes kesti. senegal, 79. dakikada oyuna giren fenerbahçe'nin yıldızı moussa sow'un 90 artı 3. dakikada attığı golle gana'yı 2-1 mağlup etti. bu sonuçla senegal, afrika uluslar kupası'nda 2006 yılından bu yana ilk galibiyetini aldı.