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Tanzania debris 'highly likely' from MH370

A piece of debris found in Tanzania is “highly likely” to be from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Australia’s transport minister has said.

The large wing part was taken to Australia for analysis after it was found by locals on Pemba Island off the coast of Tanzania last month. 66 more words

Africa

Turkey asks Nigeria to shut down Gulen-linked colleges

Turkey has asked Nigeria to close all schools and colleges that it says are associated with US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom it accuses of sponsoring the 15 July failed coup to overthrow President  Recep Tayyip Erdogan,  186 more words

Africa

'Air strike' on Nigeria's oil militants

Nigeria’s military has confirmed to me that it carried out an air strike yesterday on a base of oil militants in the Arepo area in south-western Ogun State. 67 more words

News

Ugandans caned 'for gambling'

A Ugandan health official has confirmed to the BBC that some men were caned in remote villages in the east, but has denied that this was because of their failure to build toilets at their homes (see earlier post). 95 more words

Africa

Kenyan police force get new BMW power bikes for patrolling

The police department is set to use sophisticated BMW motorbikes shipped into the country to facilitate security patrols.

The motorbikes were spotted along Mombasa road on a number of lorries on Thursday evening. 136 more words

News

To The End

The day begins as every day for the last 3 months has begun: Emma and Mike rise just before dawn, ready to set off as soon as daybreaks. 370 more words

Emma Timmis

Urgent Support Needed for 23 Million People in Drought-Hit Southern Africa 

Human Wrongs Watch

28 July 2016 – Some 23 million people in southern Africa are in need of urgent support to be able to produce enough food to feed themselves and avoid being dependent on humanitarian assistance until mid-2018, the United Nations agricultural agency has warned. 637 more words

The Peoples