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Tunisia looks for ways to stem 'brain drain' 2019-01-18 11:09:32Eight years after its revolution, Tunisia is facing a "brain drain". More and more graduates and skilled workers are leaving the country in search o

DR Congo refuses African Union request to delay 2019-01-18 10:07:02The Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday rejected an African Union demand to delay announcing final results from its presidential election, compound

Crisis in Sudan: A humanitarian emergency 2019-01-18 09:41:09For more than 10 years, Tom Catena, an American surgeon and Catholic missionary, has been treating patients at a hospital in Sudan's remote Nuba Moun

ICC judges in Gbagbo case have 'asked for 2019-01-18 07:42:40ICC judges in Gbagbo case have 'asked for more time', explains France 24's Marc Perelman

ICC grants prosecution request to keep Ivorian ex-leader 2019-01-18 07:28:22Ivory Coast ex-president Laurent Gbagbo will stay behind bars at least until a fresh appeal hearing on February 1, despite his acquittal this week by

Egypt abuses put French military deals in spotlight 2019-01-18 05:44:15As Emmanuel Macron heads to Egypt, activists are calling on the French president to address abuses at an Egyptian shipyard building battleships in par

Algeria to hold presidential election on April 18 2019-01-18 05:31:59Algeria on Friday announced a presidential election for April 18 without indicating whether veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika would stand, following

ICC: Gbagbo lawyers seek Ivorian ex-leader's immediate release 2019-01-18 04:09:53Will Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo and his former right-hand man Charles Blé Goudé soon be free? The appeals chamb

African Union calls on DR Congo to delay 2019-01-17 18:07:48The African Union on Thursday called on Democratic Republic of Congo to suspend the release of the final results of its disputed presidential election

Kidnapped Canadian confirmed dead in Burkina Faso 2019-01-17 11:02:48A Canadian national has been found dead a day after reports of his kidnapping by suspected jihadists in Burkina Faso's volatile north near the Niger

Zimbabwe: Scores of people treated for gunshot wounds 2019-01-17 02:57:09Sixty-eight Zimbabweans have been treated for gunshot wounds, 17 of whom underwent emergency surgery, after violent protests this week triggered by a

Huge election fraud revealed in DR Congo 2019-01-17 02:28:00Lawyers for the runner-up in Democratic Republic of Congo's disputed election urged the Constitutional Court to order a recount of a poll that they s

Reuters: Top News

Eight U.N. peacekeepers killed in attack in northern 2019-01-20 08:45:28BAMAKO (Reuters) - Eight U.N. peacekeepers were killed and several were wounded while repelling an attack by armed assailants near a village in northe

Zimbabwe crackdown a sign of things to come 2019-01-20 08:33:48HARARE (Reuters) - A crackdown last week on protests in Zimbabwe is a foretaste of how the government will respond to future unrest, the president's

Sudan unrest enter second month with protests in 2019-01-20 08:31:59KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese security forces fired tear gas on Sunday at several hundred protesters and chased them down side streets, a Reuters witn

Congo opposition calls for protests as top court 2019-01-20 05:24:20KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo's top court confirmed Felix Tshisekedi's contested presidential election win on Sunday, drawing a rebuke from the second-

News photographer killed in Tripoli clashes 2019-01-20 03:23:23TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A freelance photographer who had contributed to the Associated Press among other news organizations was killed in clashes between

US says its air strike kills 52 militants 2019-01-20 03:18:21MOGADISHU (Reuters) - The U.S. military launched an air strike in Somalia on Saturday, killing 52 Islamists who had attacked a Somali military base ea

How Kabila's election strategy unravelled in Congo 2019-01-19 08:40:37KINSHASA (Reuters) - In Kinshasa's lush Botanical Garden, the scene was set to celebrate the election of the man Joseph Kabila had chosen to replace

Tunisian union calls new nationwide strike to press 2019-01-19 08:34:10TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia’s powerful UGTT union called on Saturday for another national strike for two days next month to press its demand for

Zimbabwe public workers reject latest wage offer after 2019-01-19 05:40:16HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's public workers have rejected a second offer to raise their salaries and demanded to be paid in dollars, days after at l

Protester's funeral becomes new flashpoint in Sudan unrest 2019-01-19 05:26:52KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese police clashed with mourners on Friday during the funeral of a 60-year-old protester who died from a gunshot wound susta

Eastern Libyan force says it killed senior al 2019-01-18 10:46:40BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Eastern Libyan forces said on Friday they had killed a senior al Qaeda figure in southern Libya, during an operation to se

Zimbabwe's Econet says received government order to open 2019-01-18 10:45:58HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's biggest mobile operator Econet Wireless said on Friday that it had received an instruction from the government to open

AllAfrica News: Economy,

Tanzania: Stop Bureaucracy, Agriculture Minister Warns Staff New! 2019-01-21 05:01:22[Citizen] Tabora -The minister for Agriculture, Mr Japhet Hasunga, has said negligence and bureaucracy in the agricultural sector on the part of some

Eritrea: Ministry of Agriculture - Annual Activity Assessment New! 2019-01-21 04:48:59[Shabait] Asmara -The Ministry of Agriculture conducted annual activity assessment meeting and implementation of the charted out programs of 2019 on 1

Uganda: Solar Energy Easing Midwives' Work in Arua New! 2019-01-21 04:29:11[Monitor] It is what I was trained to do. Whatever the circumstances, I have to do everything possible to save lives," Baku says.

Uganda: U.S.$115 Million Spent On Ghost Supplies, Government New! 2019-01-21 04:27:02[Monitor] Kampala -Government has found that almost Shs427b - which is part of the Shs3 trillion domestic debt - is money meant to be paid to non-exis

Liberia: 17,500 Farmers to Benefit U.S.$25m World Bank New! 2019-01-21 04:20:20[Observer] According to the World Bank, 30% women farmers are beneficiaries of the STAR-P project.

Liberia: Mangrove Paradise Seeks U.S.$2m for Agriculture, Tourism New! 2019-01-21 04:17:55[Observer] Mrs. Pinky Bemah Goll, a farmer, is seeking to boost agriculture and tourism in the mangrove swamp along the Robertsfield Highway, Montserr

Uganda: Govt Varsity Staff Give Makerere 14 Days New! 2019-01-21 04:13:36[Monitor] Kampala -Leaders of government university staff associations have given Makerere University two weeks to resolve the suspension of its senio

Uganda: MTN Uganda in Regulatory Limbo As Interim New! 2019-01-21 04:13:26[Monitor] On Sunday, January 20, 2019 the second interim licence for giant telco MTN Uganda expired.

Zimbabwe: State-Owned Zupco Transport Services Re-introduced In Towns New! 2019-01-21 03:54:57[New Zimbabwe] The state-owned ZUPCO will launch nationwide $1/trip urban transport services beginning Monday to complement existing commuting systems

Malawi: Malawi Secures U.S.$360,000 for Limbe-Marka Railway Rehabilitation New! 2019-01-21 03:39:32[Nyasa Times] Government says the reconstruction of Limbe -Marka railway line will commence soon because it has secured $365 000 (about K262 million)

South Africa: Corruption Can Be Beaten - Paymaster New! 2019-01-21 03:32:35[Daily Maverick] The astonishing revelations of the Bosasa testimony, piled on top of the still-unravelling saga of the Gupta State Capture, and a sti

Tanzania: Tanzanian At Boeing to Receive Beya Award New! 2019-01-21 03:29:39[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -George Jonas, the Tanzanian working with Boeing is expected to receive the Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) next week

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