South Africa to procure nuclear energy at affordable scale: Zuma 18:56 GMT

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa will procure nuclear energy at an affordable pace and scale, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday.  Full Article

Islamic State fighters head south in Libya, threatening Sahel 17:50 GMT 

DAKAR (Reuters) - Groups of Islamic State fighters are quitting their bases in Libya fearing Western air strikes and heading south, posing a new threat to countries in Africa's Sahel region including Niger and Chad, officials and intelligence sources said.  Full Article  

Kenyan federation CEO dismisses bribery claim 07:15 GMT 

NAIROBI (Reuters) - The head of the Kenyan athletics federation has dismissed claims by two banned athletes that he asked for money to reduce their doping suspensions, describing the allegation as a "fabrication".  Full Article  

Iran's windfall from nuclear deal cut in half by debts - U.S. official 17:58 GMT 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran gained access to about $100 billion in frozen assets when an international nuclear agreement was implemented last month, but $50 billion (£34.5 billion) of it already was tied up because of debts and other commitments, a U.S. official said on Thursday.  Full Article  

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