Government and rebel leaders in South Sudan have signed a ceasefire – the first step towards peace in the country after five weeks of violence in which more than 1,000 people have been killed and hundreds of thousands forced from their homes.
'Project Daniel' started with the story of one boy, but this new initiative is now providing low-cost prosthetics in a war-torn nation
Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient cemetery thought to contain the tombs of 16 pharaohs
The fee is understood to be in the region of £6.5m
Fighting persisted in parts of South Sudan’s oil-producing region today as African leaders tried to advance peace talks between the country’s president and the political rivals he accuses of attempting a coup in the world’s newest country.
Egypt's interim government has blamed the group for an attack on police headquarters
Campaign group warns that if rebel forces capture the country's assets, they could 'hold the government to ransom'
The US President has deployed a small military contingent to the country 'to protect American citizens and their property'
Assem Allam has been talking about making the change for months
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In Ouagadougou and Abidjan today the dream will flare again, just as it will in Addis Ababa and Rades on Sunday, and in Kumasi on Tuesday.
One analyst said the lethal crackdown showed the unrest ‘terrified the government’
Egyptian police have cracked down on any perceived criticism of its powerful military in the wake of the coup against former President Mohamed Morsi
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