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Cameroon anglophone separatist leader handed life sentence 2019-08-20 07:44:34A military court in Cameroon on Tuesday handed a life sentence to the head of the country’s anglophone separatist movement, Julius Sisiku Ayuk T

Sudan’s Bashir got millions in cash from Saudi 2019-08-20 05:18:36Omar al-Bashir received $90 million in cash from Saudi royals, an investigator told a court at the opening Monday of the deposed Sudanese strongman's

Burkina Faso troops killed in 'major attack' by 2019-08-20 01:30:50Unidentified militants killed more than a dozen soldiers in northern Burkina Faso Monday in what the army described as a "major attack" by "terrori

But will al-Bashir be taken to task over 2019-08-20 00:11:15Sudan's deposed military leader Omar al-Bashir, who ruled the country for 30 years, arrived in court Monday in Khartoum for the start of his trial on

Bashir on trial 2019-08-19 15:24:01Sudan's deposed military leader Omar al-Bashir, who ruled the country for 30 years, arrived in court Monday in Khartoum for the start of his trial on

Sudanese ex-leader Bashir in the dock as graft 2019-08-19 07:38:04Sudan's deposed military leader Omar al-Bashir, who ruled the country for 30 years, arrived in court Monday in Khartoum for the start of his trial on

Ivorian activists, opposition face restrictions ahead of 2020 2019-08-19 06:21:26Ahead of Ivory Coast’s critical 2020 presidential elections, civil society groups are being prevented from protesting for changes they believe w

ICC-acquitted ‘general of the streets’ Blé Goudé heads 2019-08-19 02:15:03Former Ivorian youth minister, Charles Blé Goudé, who acquitted this year of alleged crimes against humanity, was on Sunday chosen to he

Measles has killed more people in DR Congo 2019-08-17 15:29:08Measles has killed 2,758 people in the DR Congo since January, more than the Ebola epidemic in a year, medical NGO Doctors Without Borders said, and c

Khartoum crowds celebrate Sudan's transition to civilian rule 2019-08-17 11:15:01Rapturous crowds filled the streets of Khartoum Saturday as Sudan’s generals and protest leaders signed a historic deal paving the way to civili

Julia Steers reports from Khartoum 2019-08-17 10:20:05Julia Steers reports from Khartoum

Sudan's military, protest leaders to sign landmark deal 2019-08-17 03:26:42Sudan's military rulers and protest leaders on Saturday are scheduled to sign a landmark deal reached after a bloody uprising which is meant to pave

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NZ lawmakers urged to drop restrictions on Africa, 2019-08-21 04:19:04WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Human rights advocates urged New Zealand lawmakers on Wednesday to drop restrictions on the intake of Middle Eastern and Africa

Burkina Faso leader laments "dark stain" after attack 2019-08-21 04:02:43OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Gunmen killed 24 soldiers in an attack on an army unit in Burkina Faso, the deadliest yet in the West African nation's fight

Egyptian security forces kill 11 suspected militants in 2019-08-21 03:46:42CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces have killed 11 suspected militants in a gun battle during a raid on their hideout in Al-Arish, the capital

Zambia says President Lungu will not meet Vedanta 2019-08-21 03:46:07LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambian President Edgar Lungu will not meet Vedanta Resources officials on his visit to India this week, his office said on Tuesday

Southern Somali state shutters main city, airport ahead 2019-08-21 03:44:54GAROWE, Somalia (Reuters) - The southern Somali state of Jubbaland has blocked access to the capital city Kismayo and its main airport ahead of Thursd

Sudan forms 11-member sovereign council, headed by military 2019-08-21 03:44:12CAIRO (Reuters) - Sudan on Tuesday completed the formation of an 11-member sovereign council that will run the country for a three-year transitional p

Migrants disembark Open Arms rescue ship on Italian 2019-08-21 03:40:05LAMPEDUSA (Reuters) - Nearly one hundred migrants who had been stranded on the Open Arms rescue ship off the coast of Lampedusa disembarked on the Ita

Moderate Islamists make new power quest in Tunisia 2019-08-21 03:38:21TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia's moderate Islamists are hoping the genial Beethoven fan they have nominated to run in next month's presidential elections

Political reform hopes dim in Zimbabwe as police 2019-08-20 11:02:45HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe police deployed in force on Tuesday to block a street protest for the third time in five days, as the main opposition part

Cameroon separatist leaders condemned to life in prison 2019-08-20 09:42:18YAOUNDE (Reuters) - A Cameroonian court handed life sentences to 10 separatist leaders on Tuesday after finding them guilty of charges including terro

Ex-Sudan president got millions from Saudis, court hears 2019-08-19 13:13:52KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's ousted president Omar Hassan al-Bashir acknowledged receiving millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia, a police detective

Police, soldiers patrol Zimbabwe's Bulawayo as opposition protest 2019-08-19 13:12:41BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - Hundreds of police backed by soldiers and army helicopters deployed in the Zimbabwean city of Bulawayo on Monday to pre

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Mozambique: Russia Pardons 95% of Mozambican Debt New! 2019-08-22 11:12:31[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi announced on Tuesday in Moscow that Russia has forgiven 95 per cent of Mozambique's debt to the Russi

Mozambique: Key Figure in 'Hidden Debts' Wanted More New! 2019-08-22 11:09:06[AIM] Maputo -The man who allegedly boasted to friends that he was the mastermind of the greatest fraud in Mozambican financial history, Teofilo Nhang

Namibia: NGO Links Katutura-Based SMEs With Donors New! 2019-08-22 11:06:55[New Era] Windhoek -Team Namibia, a member-based non-profit movement aimed at the promotion of quality local manufactured products and services, held

Zimbabwe: Binga Complains Over High Telecoms Costs New! 2019-08-22 11:05:55[The Herald] Binga residents yesterday expressed concern over the high costs of voice calls and data in the country.

Zimbabwe: Agric Revolution At Africa University New! 2019-08-22 11:05:52[The Herald] UNIVERSITIES are responding positively to a call by Government to lead the economic turnaround, with Africa University embarking on a mas

Zimbabwe: Govt Plugs Clothing Manufacturers Rebate Loopholes New! 2019-08-22 11:05:30[The Herald] The Government has moved to plug loopholes in the utilisation of the Clothing Manufacturers' Rebate (CMR) after some players in the garm

Malawi: Ntchisi Registers Increased Agricultural Productivity New! 2019-08-22 10:44:04[Malawi News Agency] Ntchisi -Ntchisi district has registered an increase in agricultural productivity for most of the major crops grown in the distri

Cameroon: Economic Cooperation - U.S. Envoy, Minister Explore New! 2019-08-22 10:33:15[Cameroon Tribune] Ambassador Barlerin and Minister Alamine held an audience in Yaounde, August 21, 2019.

Somalia: Somalia Made Economic Progress Amid Security Challenges, New! 2019-08-22 10:30:57[Shabelle] The head of the UN Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), James Swan has told the UN Security Council that Somalia has made the great process in impro

Zimbabwe: Zimtrade Outward Trade Delegation Set for UK New! 2019-08-22 10:16:41[New Zimbabwe] A high-powered delegation from ZimTrade, Zimbabwe's trade development and promotion organisation, will visit the United Kingdom (UK) o

Nigeria: University Robotics Team Wins Design Competition New! 2019-08-22 09:31:35[This Day] Five students from the University of Ibadan have won N1 million at the Professor Ayodele Awojobi Design Competition (PAADC) for a solution

South Africa: Why IMF Assistance to SA Is New! 2019-08-22 09:28:54[Daily Maverick] There is no debating that South Africa's fiscal finances are in a dire state. But it is still too early for the ignominious calls fo

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