Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent. At about 30.2 million km including adjacent islands, it covers six percent of the Earth's total surface area and 20.4 percent of the total land area.
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Africa:Ethiopia, Eritrea Deal a Reminder of The Last U.S-Brokered Peace
[allAfrica] This month, Ethiopia reopened its embassy in Asmara, the capital of Eritrea, capping a series of historic diplomatic breakthroughs between the neighboring countries, after nearly two decades of hostilities.
Kenya:Obado to Face Murder of Sharon's Unborn Baby - Prosecutors
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The State on Tuesday said it will amend charges facing Governor Okoth Obado to include the murder of a seven-month old foetus, 26-year-old Rongo University student Sharon Otieno was carrying when she was killed on September 3.
Uganda:I'm Not Eyeing Presidency for Now - Bobi Wine
[Monitor] Kampala -Kyadondo East legislator Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, alias Bobi Wine, has dismissed talk that he harbours presidential ambitions.
[The Herald] Former Cabinet minister Saviour Kasukuwere was yesterday arrested on four counts of alleged abuse of office and spent a night at Rhodesville Police Station pending his appearance in court today.
Nigeria:Security Services Confirm Detention of Aisha Buhari's Aide De Camp
[Premium Times] The State Security Service (SSS), has confirmed that it is in custody of the Aide De Camp (ADC), to the wife of the president, Aisha Buhari.
Africa:South Sudan Surgeon Wins UN Prize for Treating War-Hit Refugees
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Evan Atar Adaha has been running Maban hospital - which was once an abandoned health clinic - in the northeastern town of Bunj since 2011