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Israel declares seven-hour ceasefire in Gaza

Following international outrage over a strike on a UN school in the Gaza Strip, Israel has said it will temporarily cease its attacks in some areas.

Israel agrees to extend Gaza truce

Israel has extended the 12-hour truce by four hours after international powers called on it and Palestinian militants to extend the ceasefire.

Security tightened after deadly attack on UN base in South Sudan

South Sudan has sent troops to secure a UN base which was attacked by gunmen on Thursday, who killed at least 48 people.

Mali, Niger evacuate citizens from Central African Republic

Violence in the Central African Republic has uprooted nearly a million people, a fifth of the population, and is hampering aid efforts.

Eleventh-hour crackdown

Syria has been accused of killing at least 95 civilians and destroying hundreds of houses in Idlib, in a last-minute dash before the ceasefire was called.

Gaza, Israel truce begins to show progress

Previous ceasefire deals after earlier rounds of fighting have often got off to a slow start with guns falling silent within a day or two.

South Sudan accuses north of provocation

The south Sudanese army accused the north's troops of provoking it, with the intention of breaking a ceasefire agreement between the two.

Sudan, Darfur rebels sign ceasefire agreement

Sudan and Darfur's main rebel group signed a ceasefire agreement on Tuesday.

Sudan, rebel group to sign Darfur ceasefire in Qatar

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is expected to sign a ceasefire deal in Doha with a key rebel group, hopefully ending the conflict in Sudan.

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Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

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MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

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BCX empowers its finance staff with professional accounting qualifications

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Ensuring no prospective CA(SA) is left behind

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