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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transitional authorities approved a law on Thursday to dissolve ex-president Omar al-Bashir’s party and repealed a public order law use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

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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

Kenya's coffee crop nosedives due to high temperatures, 2019-12-11 07:58:00MACHAKOS, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenya's farmers are grubbing up their coffee bushes to plant other crops as low prices and climate change drive small gro

Kenyan court grants bail to Nairobi governor charged 2019-12-11 06:51:26NAIROBI (Reuters) - A Kenyan court granted bail on Wednesday to the Nairobi County governor charged with multi-million dollar corruption in one of the

Unregulated teak trade fuelling South Sudanese violence -report 2019-12-11 06:02:36NAIROBI (Reuters) - Global consumers purchasing teak may be fuelling conflict in South Sudan, a research group said on Tuesday, warning that armed gro

Eskom works to restore power after S.Africa floods 2019-12-11 05:49:51JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African state power utility Eskom scaled back power cuts on Wednesday, providing relief to mining companies that were a

Myanmar's Suu Kyi: Gambia's genocide case at World 2019-12-11 04:37:12THE HAGUE (Reuters) - At the opening of her country's defense at the World Court on an accusation of genocide, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi challe

U.S. imposes sanctions on Islamist rebels in eastern 2019-12-11 03:37:04GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - The United States imposed sanctions on the leader of an Islamist rebel group and five others on Tuesday

Ethiopia deploys police in universities to stop ethnic 2019-12-11 03:33:36ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia's federal police were deployed to universities across the country on Tuesday, the government said, as authorities so

Somali security forces kill 5 al Shabaab fighters 2019-12-11 03:30:38MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali security forces shot dead five Al Shabaab gunmen, who had killed three civilians and two soldiers during an attack on a

South Africa's mines close as flooding exacerbates power 2019-12-10 07:30:45JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Mining operations across South Africa are shutting down after flash flooding caused the largest power blackouts in more than

Nobel peace laureate Abiy to say militants, global 2019-12-10 07:17:58OSLO (Reuters) - The world's leading military powers and militant groups are both threatening peace and stability in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia's

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Lesotho: Fired Banker Lands Top Principal Secretary Job 2019-12-11 08:44:47[Lesotho Times] A top banker, who was controversially fired by Lesotho PostBank, has landed a new plump post as the new Principal Secretary (PS) for M

Africa: The Question No-One's Asking About Facebook's Big 2019-12-11 08:27:54[African Arguments] Could Facebook's new digital currency become a country's de facto national currency?

Zimbabwe: Currency Crisis Is Far From Being Resolved 2019-12-11 08:19:38[ISS] Zimbabweans are heading into yet another bleak festive season, with basic commodity costs soaring beyond the reach of many, and basic service de

Rwanda: Delusions of Grandeur? 2019-12-11 08:14:16[Africa In Fact] Rwanda has acquired a reputation of a rags-to-riches nation. Internationally, President Paul Kagame's claim to have turned Rwanda in

Africa: Inside Ethiopia's Commodities Pit 2019-12-11 08:13:07[Africa In Fact] In a small, tidy office on the top floor of the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange building in Addis Ababa, communications manager Tewodros

Kenya: Tullow Oil Financial Crisis Threatens Oilfields 2019-12-11 07:46:27[Nation] Tullow Oil, the British firm exploring oil in Turkana, is in deep trouble abroad, which may put Kenya's oil wealth dreams in jeopardy.

Namibia: Unemployment Prevalent Among the Disabled 2019-12-11 07:04:23[New Era] Windhoek -Unemployment among disabled people stands at a record 39 percent compared to the national unemployment rate of 28 percent.

Sudan: Open Letter to the Friends of Sudan 2019-12-11 06:21:22[ICG] Dear Friends of Sudan,

Cameroon: French, Swiss Interests Clash in Port Deal 2019-12-11 06:16:21[East African] Cameroon has settled on a local agency to manage its Doula seaport container terminal from next month after being caught up in a frenet

South Africa: Minister Says He Is Not to 2019-12-11 04:50:57[News24Wire] Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe says South Africans should not blame him for Eskom's woes, pointing out that the po

South Africa: It Is Our Own Failure That 2019-12-11 04:31:58[News24Wire] SACP general-secretary Blade Nzimande says the tripartite alliance must take responsibility for recent load shedding.

Zimbabwe: Former VP Mphoko Drags Ncube to Court 2019-12-11 04:31:04[New Zimbabwe] Embattled former vice president Phelekezela Mphoko and his son, Siqokoqela have dragged Welshman Ncube to court for allegedly failing t

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