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Exclusive: ‘I don’t want to go back to 2019-11-13 01:24:58In the third of FRANCE 24’s special reports from Libya, Catherine Norris Trent, Julie Dungelhoeff and Abdallah Malkawi expose the horrors suffer

Libyan lives overturned as civilians bear the brunt 2019-11-12 04:07:07In the second of FRANCE 24’s exclusive reports from Libya, Catherine Norris Trent, Julie Dungelhoeff and Abdallah Malkawi report on the devastat

Drones add new scale to Libya’s battle for 2019-11-11 05:11:02Despite a UN arms embargo on Libya, a FRANCE 24 team in Tripoli found fighters on edge, listening for the hum of unmanned drones amid growing signs of

Congolese warlord given 30-year sentence for crimes against 2019-11-07 05:30:05The International Criminal Court sentenced Congolese rebel chief Bosco “Terminator” Ntaganda to 30 years in jail for war crimes and crimes

Dozens killed, more than 60 wounded in attack 2019-11-06 16:02:13An attack on a convoy transporting local employees of Canadian mining company Semafo in Burkina Faso left 37 people dead and 60 wounded on Wednesday,

France says its troops killed a leading jihadist 2019-11-06 01:24:34French troops killed one of the Sahel region’s leading jihadists on Oct. 9, France’s defence minister said on Tuesday.

Guinea protesters wounded by gunfire in clashes with 2019-11-04 11:26:19At least two people were shot and wounded in Guinea's capital on Monday during clashes between police and protesters attending the funerals of victim

‘We have been abandoned,’ say CAR flood victims 2019-11-03 03:35:31Nearly 30,000 people have been displaced by flooding in the Central African Republic in the latest crisis to hit the war-torn country. A FRANCE 24 tea

French soldier killed in Mali by roadside bomb 2019-11-02 14:43:47A French soldier was killed in Mali’s eastern border region, France's presidency said in a statement Saturday, a day after 49 Malian soldiers w

Algeria announces presidential election candidates despite protesters' opposition 2019-11-02 14:04:46Five candidates will run in Algeria's presidential election next month, including two former prime ministers, the head of the election authority said

‘Terrorist attack’ on northern Mali military post kills 2019-11-02 02:38:57At least 53 soldiers and one civilian have been killed in an attack on an army post in northern Mali, the government said, in one of the deadliest str

Cameroon’s rubber business: A weapon of mass deforestation 2019-11-01 11:19:44Television cameras are not welcome in the tropical forests of Cameroon. But our journalists managed to investigate the damage caused by the intensive

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How a preacher sent gunmen into Burkina Faso's 2019-11-12 10:39:24FAUBE, Burkina Faso (Reuters) - When an Islamist preacher took up the fight in Burkina Faso's northern borderlands almost a decade ago, his only weap

Algerian court jails 21 protesters 2019-11-12 08:30:34ALGIERS (Reuters) - A court in Algeria sentenced 21 protesters on Tuesday to six months in jail for "undermining national unity", official media rep

Nigeria's mental health system routinely chains patients up, 2019-11-12 05:01:15LAGOS (Reuters) - Thousands of people with mental health conditions are held in chains in institutions across Nigeria, Human Rights Watch said in a re

Drought-hit Zimbabwe readies mass wildlife migration 2019-11-12 04:13:08HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe is planning an enforced mass migration of wildlife away from a park in the country's south, where thousands of animals ar

Two die during heavy rains in South Africa 2019-11-12 03:37:27JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Two people have died amid downpours in an eastern province of South Africa brought down their house, a few months after many

Mauritius appoints Renganaden Padayachy as its new finance 2019-11-12 03:02:08PORT LOUIS (Reuters) - Mauritius has sworn in Renganaden Padayachy as its new finance minister, local media reported on Tuesday, days after incumbent

Guinea president replaces security minister following deadly protests 2019-11-12 03:01:49CONAKRY (Reuters) - Guinea President Alpha Conde announced on Monday that he was replacing his security minister following deadly protests against sus

Founder of South African asset manager Allan Gray 2019-11-11 10:02:09JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Allan Gray, founder of the $33 billion South African asset management firm that carries his name, died on Sunday aged 81, the

Reopening of Boungou mine in Burkina will depend 2019-11-11 09:56:17OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Canadian gold miner Semafo will not resume operations at its Boungou mine in Burkina Faso until security in the area is assure

Gambia files Rohingya genocide case against Myanmar at 2019-11-11 07:51:26THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Gambia has filed a case at the United Nations' top court accusing Myanmar of committing genocide against its Rohingya Muslim mi

Mauritius elects incumbent PM for five-year term 2019-11-08 08:41:33PORT LOUIS (Reuters) - Mauritius' ruling Militant Socialist Movement (MSM) has won more than half of parliamentary seats, securing incumbent Prime Mi

Anxious families look for missing relatives after deadly 2019-11-08 08:20:35OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Distraught families urged authorities to let them view the bodies of victims of an attack near a gold mine in Burkina Faso as

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Ghana: JUSAG Downs Tools in Protest Over Salary 2019-11-13 08:52:44[Ghanaian Times] The Judicial Service Staff Association of Ghana (JUSAG) today laid down tools in protest over salary reviews.

Ghana: Gh¢ 50 Million Electronic Warehouse Receipt Financing 2019-11-13 08:52:27[Ghanaian Times] The Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) in collaboration of ARB Apex Bank has launched the Electronic Warehouse Receipt (EWR) financing pr

Ghana: Ministry Asked to Ensure SSNIT Pays 'Past 2019-11-13 08:52:16[Ghanaian Times] Forum for Public Sector Registered Pension Schemes has given the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations (MELR), a one week ultim

South Africa: 'Technically Insolvent' SAA Says It Is 2019-11-13 06:38:15[News24Wire] The leadership of struggling flag carrier South African Airways has said that questions around its ability to continue operating as a goi

Zimbabwe: Govt Fires 75 More Striking Doctors 2019-11-13 05:09:14[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government has fired an additional 75 doctors to bring to 286, the number of medical practitioners who

Namibia: Geingob Refuses to Shoulder Blame Alone, Promises 2019-11-13 05:07:42[New Era] Oshakati -President Hage Geingob who is also Swapo's candidate in this month's presidential vote said he cannot solely be blamed for the c

Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Not Ready to Join AfCFTA - 2019-11-13 04:40:56[263Chat] Zimbabwe must address low capacity utilization in small to medium industries to position itself for opportunities provided by the African Co

Zimbabwe: Govt Says Unperturbed By Perceived British Wink 2019-11-13 04:31:47[New Zimbabwe] Government says it is not reading much into recent British plans to relax terms for foreign doctors and nurses wishing to be employed w

Zimbabwe: Social Security Body Increases Monthly Pension Pay-Outs 2019-11-13 04:30:57[New Zimbabwe] National Social Security Authority (NSSA) has increased the minimum monthly retirement pension by 65 per cent across the board.

Zimbabwe: Snow Grader Deal Raises Red Flags 2019-11-13 04:17:00[New Zimbabwe] When several local authorities in Zimbabwe needed new machinery to build and maintain dirt and gravel roads, the National Road Authorit

Zimbabwe: Minerals Growth Output Seen Suffering Minus 40% 2019-11-13 04:15:30[New Zimbabwe] Mineral production in Zimbabwe will decline to around minus 40 % by year end owing to a host of challenges confronting the mining secto

Zimbabwe: Health Minister Moyo Says Prepared to Seek 2019-11-13 04:14:43[New Zimbabwe] Health Minister Obadiah Moyo says he was prepared - if he were to fall sick sometime - to seek treatment at Parirenyatwa government hos

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