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Armed assailants kill 14 in attack on church 2019-12-01 16:07:05Fourteen people were killed in an attack Sunday on a church in eastern Burkina Faso where places of worship have suffered a string of Islamist assault

World AIDS Day: Kenya battles rampant HIV, with 2019-12-01 10:49:04The Kenyan government is battling the spread of the HIV virus with a nationwide campaign, but infections remain rampant: In 2018, 46,000 people tested

Tourist bus crash kills more than 20 in 2019-12-01 09:10:21A bus carrying Tunisian tourists crashed in the mountains in the country’s north on Sunday, killing 22 people and injuring 21, the interior mini

'I want to become whiter because it's so 2019-11-30 05:29:04Skin-whitening is big business in Senegal, with many women choosing to ignore the health risks in the pursuit of lighter skin. FRANCE 24 reports on th

Sudan's former ruling party rejects law dissolving it 2019-11-29 17:04:09In Sudan, the party of deposed president Omar al-Bashir condemns a new law by the transitional authorities. It will see the National Congress Party di

NATO chief 'optimistic' that allies will support France 2019-11-29 16:07:20France's NATO allies would "very seriously" consider any official request by President Emmanuel Macron to become more involved in the war against I

Dozens arrested as Algerian protesters demand cancellation of 2019-11-29 14:02:38Algerians thronged their capital Friday to insist that a presidential election set for December 12 must not go ahead before a change of regime.

Sudan: A long path to democracy 2019-11-29 08:47:30Sudan's transitional authorities have approved a law that dissolves the party of former strongman Omar al-Bashir. The man himself is in prison and th

French helicopters involved in Mali crash were not 2019-11-29 02:56:43An ambush by Islamic State group jihadists did not cause a collision between two French army helicopters which left 13 soldiers dead in Mali, Fra

Sudan approves law to 'dismantle' former regime, repeal 2019-11-28 18:02:32Sudanese transitional authorities approved a law on Thursday to dissolve ex-president Omar al-Bashir’s party and repealed a public order law use

Eight detained in Gabon in anti-corruption crackdown 2019-11-28 15:30:49Oil-rich Gabon has detained eight people for theft and money laundering following a crackdown on corruption, the prosecutor for the capital Libreville

‘More deaths than Ebola’: Measles outbreak hits DRC 2019-11-28 10:08:17More than 5,000 people, mainly children, have died in what is currently the world’s biggest measles outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Reuters: Top News

Algerian protesters rally as vote goes ahead 2019-12-12 09:26:07ALGIERS (Reuters) - Thousands of people took to the streets in Algiers and other cities on Thursday chanting "No vote! We want freedom!" as Algerian

Famine stalks millions in South Sudan after droughts, 2019-12-12 08:58:42GENEVA (Reuters) - Famine threatens the lives of up to 5.5 million people in South Sudan, where droughts and flooding have destroyed crops and livesto

Flights resume at Libya's Mitiga airport in Tripoli 2019-12-12 08:57:49TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Mitiga, the only functioning airport in Libya's capital Tripoli, resumed flight operations on Thursday after a nearly 3-1/2-month

Myanmar cannot be trusted to put its own 2019-12-12 08:25:29THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Myanmar cannot be trusted to hold its soldiers accountable for alleged atrocities against its Rohingya Muslim minority, and meas

Algeria holds presidential election as thousands demonstrate against 2019-12-12 06:32:49ALGIERS (Reuters) - Thousands of people took to the streets in central Algiers on Thursday chanting "No vote! We want freedom!" as the authorities h

France, Niger propose to postpone G5 Sahel meeting 2019-12-12 05:51:48PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron and Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou agreed on Thursday to propose a postponement to early 2020 o

Jihadists kill 71 soldiers in mass attack - 2019-12-12 02:41:26NIAMEY (Reuters) - Islamist militants killed 71 soldiers in an attack on a remote military camp in Niger near the border with Mali, an army spokesman

Algeria holds election in defiance of protest movement 2019-12-12 02:35:32ALGIERS (Reuters) - Polls opened in Algeria on Thursday for a delayed presidential election that is opposed by a mass protest movement which wants the

ICC: Central African Republic suspects to face war 2019-12-11 10:32:38AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The International Criminal Court said on Wednesday it has confirmed the charges brought by prosecutors against two men suspected

S.Africa's Eskom aims to stabilise grid by end-March 2019-12-11 09:39:48JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's state utility Eskom will work to stabilise the national power grid by the end of March in the wake of the cou

Eskom will work to restore network stability by 2019-12-11 08:52:17JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Troubled South African power utility Eskom will work to restore network stability by the end of March, South African Presiden

Algerian protesters demand Thursday's election be cancelled 2019-12-11 08:32:46ALGIERS (Reuters) - A big crowd of protesters marched through central Algiers on Wednesday to demand Thursday's presidential election be cancelled, c

AllAfrica News: Economy,

Nigeria: Govt Urged to Reduce Cost of Governance, New! 2019-12-13 00:25:47[This Day] The federal government has been called upon to borrow a leaf from the private sector and take necessary hard decisions to reduce cost of go

Nigeria: Air Traffic Engineers Call for Training On New! 2019-12-13 00:25:44[This Day] Air Traffic engineers in the country have called on aviation authorities to invest more in building capacity of members in the area of cybe

Nigeria: Experts Identify New Ways to Deepen Financial New! 2019-12-13 00:25:42[This Day] Experts that attended the Inclusive Finance Nigeria Conference and Awards (IFINCA) have identified new ways through which the Central Bank

Africa: African Petroleum Producers Appoint Nigerian As Secretary New! 2019-12-13 00:21:19[Premium Times] The African Petroleum Producers Association has appointed Omar Farouk Ibrahim as its new Secretary General.

Nigeria: Muiz Banire Speaks On His Removal As New! 2019-12-13 00:15:47[Premium Times] The immediate past Chairman of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Muiz Banire, suggested on Thursday that he was not

Nigeria: Corps Members Will Enjoy New Minimum Wage New! 2019-12-13 00:15:37[Premium Times] Members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) will receive the new minimum wage as allowance starting next year, the Director-Gen

Rwanda: Rwanda's Economy to Exceed 8.5% Growth Projections New! 2019-12-13 00:06:17[New Times] The Rwandan economy is on course to surpass the 8.5 per cent growth rate projected in November this year by the International Monetary Fun

Chad: Women Want in As Internet Revolution Takes New! 2019-12-13 00:03:29[Thomson Reuters Foundation] N'djamena -With just 6.5% of the population online, Chad has the 6th lowest rate of internet usage in the world, accordi

Rwanda: Calls to Recognise Women's Unpaid Work Gather New! 2019-12-13 00:03:23[New Times] Daphrose Mukankwiro lives in Nyanza District, Cyabakamyi Sector where 53 per cent of population are women.

Tanzania: Seized Plane Set to Fly Back Soon 2019-12-12 12:17:43[Daily News] TANZANIANS will, anytime soon, welcome their Bombardier Q400 back to the country after its release in Canada.

Zimbabwe: Higherlife Foundation Initiative Brings 362 Doctors Back 2019-12-12 10:40:41[263Chat] Following HigherLife Foundation initiative to assist government towards payment of doctors salaries, 362 practitioners have reportedly retur

Mozambique: Ambushes Hit Transport Operators 2019-12-12 10:09:23[AIM] Maputo -Attacks against vehicles in the central Mozambican provinces of Manica and Sofala are responsible for a decline in the business of passe

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