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Sudan military council says 'agreement' reached with protest New! 2019-04-24 18:47:03Three members of Sudan's ruling miliary council resigned Wednesday after it said it reached "agreement on most demands" with protest leaders who ha

Sudan protest leaders vow 'million march' for civilian 2019-04-24 08:36:17Sudanese protest leaders mounted pressure on the country's military council on Wednesday by calling for a million-strong march for civilian rule, a d

Timeline: 10 African strongmen deposed since 2011 2019-04-24 02:06:17Africa has a long history of strongmen who have spent decades in power. But since the 2011 Arab Spring, no less than 10 of them have been toppled, wit

African leaders urge 'democratic transition' within three months 2019-04-23 16:07:25Egypt hosted African leaders for emergency talks on Tuesday on the upheavals in Sudan and Libya, as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned against "a

Egyptians approve reform allowing Sisi to remain president 2019-04-23 14:16:43Nearly 90 percent of Egyptians who voted in a constitutional referendum backed amendments that could see President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi stay in power

Algeria's richest man held in corruption probe 2019-04-23 05:57:18Algeria’s richest man Issad Rebrab has been detained in jail on the public prosecutor’s orders, state media reported Tuesday a day after h

In Khartoum with Sudan's round-the-clock demonstrators 2019-04-23 02:06:54Demonstrators in Sudan remain camped out in the capital Khartoum, nearly two weeks after the country’s army removed President Omar al-Bashir fro

Malian ex-finance minister named new prime minister 2019-04-22 11:31:29Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita appointed finance minister Boubou Cisse as prime minister on Monday, days after the government resigned followin

Algerian police arrest businessmen close to Bouteflika’s inner 2019-04-22 11:08:20Five Algerian billionaires appeared in court on Monday to face charges from the general prosecutor following their arrest as part of an anti-graft inv

FRANCE 24 speaks to Alaa Salah, the new 2019-04-22 10:19:22Alaa Salah is a Sudanese woman who gained internet fame after images of her leading protest chants against President Omar al-Bashir went viral. FRANCE

Sudanese protest leaders suspend talks with military council 2019-04-21 16:27:26Organizers of Sudan's protests said Sunday they have suspended talks with the ruling military council because it has failed to meet their demands for

Sudanese protesters leaders suspend talks with military council 2019-04-21 16:27:26Organizers of Sudan's protests said Sunday they have suspended talks with the ruling military council because it has failed to meet their demands for

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More than 50 dead in South Africa after 2019-04-24 04:36:41JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - More than 50 people were killed in southern and eastern parts of South Africa after heavy rains caused flooding and mudslides

Egyptian voters back constitutional changes giving more power 2019-04-24 02:49:56CAIRO (Reuters) - Nearly 90 percent of Egyptian voters in a referendum have approved constitutional changes, the election commission said on Tuesday,

Algerian state energy company Sonatrach's CEO sacked -state 2019-04-24 02:45:05ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria's interim president has sacked Abdelmoumene Ould Kaddour as the chief executive of state energy company Sonatrach, state

Ugandan singer and presidential hopeful says he is 2019-04-24 02:40:34KAMPALA (Reuters) - A Ugandan pop singer and lawmaker seeking to challenge veteran President Yoweri Museveni at the next election said on Tuesday he h

Algeria’s army chief hails judiciary for anti-graft move 2019-04-24 02:33:36ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria's army chief said on Tuesday he welcomed an anti-graft drive against figures close to former President Abdelaziz Boutefli

Tanzania denies blocking release of scathing IMF report 2019-04-24 02:30:45DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania on Tuesday denied blocking the publication of a critical International Monetary Fund report that accuses President

Prominent Sudan protester says revolution seeks removal of 2019-04-23 10:40:03KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A Sudanese woman who has come to symbolise for many the protests that have forced out former president Omar al-Bashir said her co

African summit gives Sudan military three months for 2019-04-23 08:59:04CAIRO (Reuters) - African leaders meeting in Cairo on Tuesday agreed to give Sudan's ruling military council three months to implement democratic ref

Sudanese militia commander waits in wings after president 2019-04-23 08:51:18KHARTOUM (Reuters) - When Omar Hassan al-Bashir wanted protection from rivals during his long rule as president of Sudan, he turned to Mohamed Hamdan

Protesters from city where Sudan uprising began head 2019-04-23 08:13:55KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Protesters from the birthplace of an uprising that toppled Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir were converging on the capita

Fire extinguished on Nigeria's oil-exporting NCTL pipeline -Aiteo 2019-04-23 04:47:32ABUJA (Reuters) - A fire on Nigeria's oil-exporting Nembe Creek Trunk Line reported on Sunday has been completely extinguished, operator Aiteo said i

Mali's Keita names finance minister as new PM 2019-04-23 04:06:28BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita appointed finance minister Boubou Cisse as prime minister on Monday, days after the governmen

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East Africa: Dar Is Second EAC City in 2019-03-14 13:20:47[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Dar es Salaam has been ranked second in East Africa and 14th among 42 cities in Africa to receive huge foreign direct investm

Tanzania: Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange Monthly Turnover 2019-03-14 13:18:13[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) had a lower turnover in February 2019 than the previous month, market reports show.

Malawi: Malawi At Risk of Economy-Crippling Debt, IMF 2019-03-14 13:08:26[Nyasa Times] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that Malawi is at growing risk of debt distress because of heavy borrowing, advising go

Tanzania: Bank of Tanzania Mulls Review of Financial 2019-03-14 12:55:16[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) is working to have financial laws reviewed to accommodate new developments and dynamics of the fin

Tanzania: Tanzania Unveils Financial Plan 2019/2020 2019-03-14 12:52:06[The Exchange] The government of Tanzania expects to spend Tshs.33.1 trillion ($14.3 billion) in the 2019/2020 financial year up from 32.5 trillion ($

Tanzania: City Commuters Relieved of BRT Hitches Today 2019-03-14 12:51:41[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Commuters using Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) have said BRT services have improved today.

Tanzania: TRC, World Food Body Ink Sh1.38 Billion 2019-03-14 12:11:14[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania Railways Corporation (TRC) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have signed an agreement under which the latter has di

Tanzania: Chinese Firm Loses Appeal On U.S.$57,000 BoT 2019-03-14 12:08:08[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Public Procurement Appeals Authority (PPAA) has dismissed an appeal by a Chinese elevator supplier Ms S.E.C (East Africa)

Zimbabwe: Data Charges Expected to Drop By 40% 2019-03-14 12:00:29[263Chat] The commissioning of National Backbone Optic Fibre Link connecting Harare, Bulawayo, Masvingo and Beitbridge will necessitate data charges t

South Africa: SARS Wars Sequel - Pillay, Magashula 2019-03-14 11:13:37[News24Wire] Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has subpoenaed former South African Revenue Service (SARS) commissioner Oupa Magashula and former dep

Uganda: Bobi Wine Records Fiscal Policy Song 2019-03-14 08:04:10[Monitor] After he was served with cocktails of critical public opinions on his understanding of the management of public revenue, following his vague

Zimbabwe: Heatwave Threatens to Slash Harvests in Drought-Hit 2019-03-14 06:34:44[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Bulawayo -Despite a dry year, Sazini Moyo's maize crop had been pushing up tassels and she anticipated a decent harvest

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