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US: 2.2 million Zimbabweans to need food handouts

10/22/2013 5:43am
The United States says an estimated 2 .2 million Zimbabweans, or one-fourth of the rural population, will need emergency food in the October to March "hunger season" ahead of the next harvests.

Reports: Fire at Nigeria's Warri oil refinery

10/22/2013 12:17pm
Rebels are claiming responsibility for a fire at Nigeria's Warri oil refinery that officials call a "minor incident."

Nigeria, Israel to sign airlines agreement

10/22/2013 3:32pm
Nigeria, whose aviation safety record is again under scrutiny, is to sign an agreement with Israel allowing direct flights for airlines from both countries.

Presidents of Sudan, South Sudan meet on oil

10/22/2013 4:04pm
The presidents of South Sudan and Sudan met face-to-face Tuesday and said they are working to maintain peace between the two countries.

Nigeria: Islamic police arrest dozens over dress

10/22/2013 4:35pm
Religious police in Nigeria's northern city of Kano on Tuesday publicly paraded scores of people arrested for flouting Islamic law, including transvestites and people wearing clothing deemed too tight or revealing.