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Death toll in Mogadishu car bombing rises to 52

Around 100 people were injured in the blast which happened near a hotel popular with visitors to the country and international journalists. Mohammed Yusuf, medical director at the Medina hospital in Mogadishu — where many of the wounded are being treated — told CNN five people died in the early
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10 students die in suspected arson at Ugandan boarding school

Three former students expelled for disciplinary reasons and a school guard have been arrested in connection with the Monday fire at St. Bernard Secondary School in Rakai district in Uganda's southwest, police said Tuesday.Uganda Deputy Police spokesman Patrick Onyango told CNN the students who were arrested were part of a group of 15 expelled by school authorities
Africa

Death toll in Mogadishu car bombing rises to 52

Around 100 people were injured in the blast which happened near a hotel popular with visitors to the country and international journalists. Mohammed Yusuf, medical director at the Medina hospital in Mogadishu — where many of the wounded are being treated — told CNN five people died in the early hours of Monday morning at the clinic, while two others passed away at another
Africa

Briton dies of rabies after getting bitten by a cat in Morocco

Public Health England (PHE) issued a warning Monday to all UK residents after the resident contracted the disease.While there is "no risk" to the wider public, the victim's family, friends and involved medical staff are being monitored and provided with vaccinations if necessary, the health agency said.Rabies, which is almost always fatal once symptoms appear, is an
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Rwandan opposition leader stands by her innocence at trial

CNN — The high-profile trial of prominent Rwandan government critic Diane Rwigara and her mother concluded after five hours of proceedings in the High Court in the capital Kigali on Wednesday.Rwigara, 37, is facing charges of incitement and fraud. Her 59-year-old mother, Adeline Rwigara, has been accused of divisionism and inciting insurrection. Both have long said that
Africa

Rwandan opposition leader stands by her innocence at trial

CNN — The high-profile trial of prominent Rwandan government critic Diane Rwigara and her mother concluded after five hours of proceedings in the High Court in the capital Kigali on Wednesday.Rwigara, 37, is facing charges of incitement and fraud. Her 59-year-old mother, Adeline Rwigara, has been accused of divisionism and inciting insurrection. Both have long said that