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Attack on Fulani village in Mali kills over 2020-01-16 20:35:27Fourteen people were killed and two wounded on Thursday in an attack on a Fulani village in central Mali, according to the UN, in an apparent bou

Sudan’s ‘predicted nightmare’ revolt highlights risks to democratic 2020-01-15 14:47:12A deadly revolt Tuesday by Sudanese security forces protesting against their severance packages has underscored the importance of reforming and restru

Sudan reopens airspace after military crushes armed revolt 2020-01-15 04:57:59Sudan said it reopened its airspace on Wednesday after an armed revolt from within its security forces shut down the capital’s airport for hours

Macron calls on US in anti-jihadist fight in 2020-01-14 11:46:33At the end of a recent summit on the Sahel, French President Emmanuel Macron pledged extra troops and called on the US to maintain its military suppor

Friends and family of teenage Ivorian stowaway struggle 2020-01-14 05:03:31Laurent Barthelemy Ani Guibahi was 14 and dreamed of becoming a scientist. Last week he left his home in Abidjan and secreted himself in the undercarr

Libya peace talks in Moscow fall short of 2020-01-13 21:26:23Libya's warring leaders made some progress at indirect peace talks in Moscow on Monday but failed to agree on an open-ended ceasefire to end a nine-m

France, Sahel nations pledge to bolster anti-jihadist fight, 2020-01-13 14:19:22France and its five Sahel partners in Western Africa agreed Monday to step up their military cooperation to combat the jihadist insurgency threatening

Ethiopian PM Ahmed asks S. Africa for help 2020-01-13 08:12:53He won the Nobel Peace Prize for forging a deal to end a 20-year-old border dispute with neighbouring Eritrea, but Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

Is the French army the last line of 2020-01-13 08:02:04As French President Emmanuel Macron holds a summit with leaders of African G5 Sahel nations in a bid to shore up the legitimacy of France’s mili

Chronicle of a nine-month offensive to seize Libya's 2020-01-13 02:02:43Both sides in Libya’s conflict – forces loyal to military strongman Khalifa Haftar and the UN-recognised government based in Tripoli&

Macron meets with African leaders to boost fight 2020-01-12 23:44:50French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting counterparts from five Sahel countries on Monday, seeking more backing in the fight against a murderous ji

Libyan rivals expected to sign ceasefire accord in 2020-01-12 21:18:52Both sides in Libya's conflict are expected Monday in Moscow to sign an agreement on the terms of a ceasefire which went into effect over the weekend

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U.N. Libya envoy hopes, but cannot predict, eastern 2020-01-18 07:27:13BERLIN (Reuters) - The United Nations envoy to Libya said on Saturday he hoped but "could not predict" whether oil ports in the east of the country

Car bomb hits Turkish contractors, police near Somalia 2020-01-18 07:24:01MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A car bomb targeting a group of Turkish contractors exploded on Saturday in Afgoye, northwest of the Somali capital Mogadishu, w

Portuguese court rules against dos Santos over tweets 2020-01-18 01:58:36LISBON (Reuters) - Citing freedom of expression, a Lisbon court has ruled against Isabel dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of Angola's former pres

Mozambique's do Rosário stays on as prime minister 2020-01-18 01:55:54MAPUTO (Reuters) - Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi kept Carlos Agostinho do Rosário as prime minister and Adriano Maleiane as minister of

Guinea-Bissau Supreme Court calls for clarification of presidential 2020-01-18 01:53:18BISSAU (Reuters) - The outcome of Guinea-Bissau's presidential election was thrown into doubt on Friday after the Supreme Court called for a clarific

Burundi's mass graves reopen old wounds 2020-01-17 09:05:24NAIROBI (Reuters) - Twenty-six years ago, Prosper saw Burundian soldiers take away his brother and nephew. Neighbours told him soldiers had also disco

Foreign powers to push Libyan rivals for truce 2020-01-17 09:00:07BERLIN/TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Germany and the United Nations will push rival Libyan camps and their foreign backers fighting over the capital to agree on

Locust plague devastates crops in Horn of Africa 2020-01-17 08:06:16JIGJIGA, Ethiopia (Reuters) - Ethiopian farmer Ahmed Ibrahim batted empty water bottles at a swarm of desert locusts the size of his palms that were d

Can 'Made in Africa' cigars compete with Cuba? 2020-01-17 05:06:55JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - While drinking in a nightclub in Mozambique in 2015, Kamal Moukheiber had an idea: a luxury cigar made not in Cuba, but in so

Libya's Haftar committed to ceasefire, Germany says 2020-01-17 03:16:41BERLIN (Reuters) - A Libyan military commander waging an offensive to capture the capital Tripoli is committed to a ceasefire, Germany said on Thursda

Lesotho PM announces intention to resign - South 2020-01-16 08:45:39JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane announced his intention to resign on Thursday, the South African Broadcasting Corporati

Record 45 mln people across Southern Africa face 2020-01-16 08:38:20JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The United Nations World Food Programme said on Thursday that a record 45 million people in the 16-nation Southern African De

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Tanzania: Struggles of Local Cashew Processors New! 2020-01-19 07:09:10[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Local cashew processors in are now grappling with inadequate supply of raw cashew nuts (RCNs) as raw material for their firms

Tanzania: Third Miner Declares Dispute With Govt New! 2020-01-19 07:05:37[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Another Canada-based company Montero Mining and Exploration is in dispute with the government over a repossessed retention mi

Nigeria: Cross River Destroys Illegal Structures in Etim-Edem New! 2020-01-19 06:47:19[Vanguard] The Cross River Government has destroyed over 100 illegal shops including containers erected within the premises of the popular Etim-Edem P

Somalia: Puntland President Appoints New Bosaso Airport Manager New! 2020-01-19 06:41:48[Shabelle] The leader of the Puntland State of Somalia Saed Abdullahi Deni has appointed a new manager for Bosaso airport on Sunday.

Nigeria: DPR Seals Five Petrol, Gas Stations in New! 2020-01-19 06:28:39[Vanguard] The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Kogi office, has sealed three petrol filling stations for adjusting their pumps to dispense fu

Kenya: Munya Upbeat About Locust Elimination Despite Setbacks New! 2020-01-18 18:29:01[Nation] Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya has reiterated the government's commitment to containing the desert locusts invasion amid challeng

East Africa: Kenya's Beef With Uganda, Tanzania Over New! 2020-01-18 18:27:22[Nation] Uganda's Lato Milk's slogan says it should be "pure and tasty."

Africa: Malawi Investment Forum Expected to Showcase At New! 2020-01-18 17:54:40[Nyasa Times] About 14 companies under the Malawi Investment Forum are expected to showcase their trading activities to investors at the UK-Africa Inv

Tanzania: Bring in Minerals, China Tells Dealers New! 2020-01-18 17:26:40[Daily News] China has invited mineral dealers from Tanzania to sell minerals and gemstones in the Far East country, with top traders expressing their

Sudan: Sudanese Pound Continues to Fall, Food Prices New! 2020-01-18 17:22:15[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / El Fasher -The US Dollar rate reached SDG 95 at the Khartoum parallel market on Friday. Prices of food and other basic cons

West Africa: Border Closure Not Meant to Punish New! 2020-01-18 17:18:45[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the partial closure of Nigeria's borders was not meant to punish her neighbours, but to strengthe

Kenya: Lobby Asks CS Munya to Speed Up New! 2020-01-18 17:03:32[Nation] A tea sector lobby group has urged the Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya to speed up the gazettement of the Tea Regulations 2019.

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