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Africa today at a glance

Sunday February 17 2019

Former Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi. FILE |

Former Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

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Kenya road crash toll up

The death toll in the crash involving a passenger bus and a truck on the Nakuru-Eldoret highway in western Kenya rises to nine after two people succumb to injuries at Eldama Ravine Sub-County Hospital.

Somali envoy back home

Somalia's ambassador to Kenya Mohamoud Ahmed Nur alias Tarzan arrives in Mogadishu following his expulsion by the Kenya government, which also recalled its envoy to the neighbouring state, Lt-Gen (Rtd) Lucas Tumbov.

Gaddafi fall remembered

Its the eighth anniversary of revolt that brought down former Libyan strong man Muammar Gaddafi's dictatorship.

Mozambique's royal arrest

The son of Mozambique's former President Armando Guebuza, Mr Ndambi Guebuza, under arrest over the country's hidden debts scandal.

Call for calm in Nigeria

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari and leading opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar appeal for calm after the shock move to delay elections for a week.

Zimbabwe mine tragedy

Search continues for survivors and bodies following the flooding of an illegal gold mine in Zimbabwe on last Tuesday night.

The Cameroon crisis

The humanitarian crisis worsens in the restive English-speaking Northwest and Southwest Cameroon where the number of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) has surged.