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  • Disgraced SA ex-police chief dies
    Jackie Selebi, South Africa's former police chief who was jailed for corruption, dies three years after being paroled early on medical grounds.
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 12:05pm
  • Equatorial Guinea profile
    Provides overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news about Equatorial Guinea
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 11:29am
  • Boko Haram 'raping our daughters' in Baga
    Rare account of life under Nigerian militants
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 11:08am
  • Ghana official wears wife's coat
    Ruling party official laughs off criticism for donning the fur-trimmed number on visit to Germany.
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 10:58am
  • VIDEO: Botswana's first youth radio station
    Founder of Yarona FM, Percy Raditladi, talks about the rise of the radio station and its plans for the future.
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 10:10am
  • VIDEO: Kenyan media: Is it profitable?
    With 20 privately-owned television stations and over 370 radio stations, Kenya's media industry is vibrant but not necessarily lucrative.
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 9:48am
  • Democratic Republic of Congo profile
    Key facts, figures and dates
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 9:12am
  • Police murdered Rwandan activist
    Two Rwandan police officers are jailed for 20 years for murdering an anti-corruption activist investigating cross-border mineral smuggling.
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 8:42am
  • Protesters hail 'historic' Congo vote
    The Democratic Republic of Congo senate amends a controversial census bill, following four days of violent nationwide protests.
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 8:06am
  • Liverpool sign Nigerian prospect
    Liverpool Ladies manager says he has signed one of the best young players in the world after agreeing terms with Nigerian Asisat Oshoala.
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 7:02am
  • VIDEO: Foreign shops looted in Soweto
    Milton Nkosi reports from Soweto where crowds have gathered outside foreign owned shops after a teenager was shot dead during an attempted robbery.
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 4:39am
  • Ebola vaccine 'shipped to Liberia'
    The first batch of a vaccine against Ebola is on its way to Liberia and trials are expected to start soon.
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 4:01am
  • VIDEO: King Tut's beard raises concerns
    Reports that the burial mask of King Tutankhamen has been damaged and badly repaired are raising concerns about how Egypt's ancient treasures are being treated.
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 2:07am
  • VIDEO: Is this the world's oldest pupil?
    Ninety-year-old Kenyan student Priscilla Sitienei says she wants to inspire children, especially girls, to get an education.
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 1:44am
  • Picture power: Tear gas at Kenyan primary school
    Tear gas at Kenyan primary school
    2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 9:08pm
  • Kenyan grandmother at school with her great-great-grandchildren
    The 90-year-old Kenyan at school with her great great grandchildren
    2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 7:41pm
  • VIDEO: Votes counted in Zambia election
    Vote are being counted in Zambia's presidential elections, where the ruling party's candidate, Edgar Lungu, has a slim lead over his rival, Hakainde Hichilema.
    3 days ago 22 Jan 15, 3:23pm
  • VIDEO: 'Turning point' in new Ebola cases
    The World Health Organization officials says there has been a 'turning point' in the Ebola crisis, as cases fall in the three affected countries.
    3 days ago 22 Jan 15, 2:04pm
  • #FreeSpeechStories: Arrested for a tweet
    Why was a Kenyan blogger arrested for a tweet?
    3 days ago 22 Jan 15, 12:35pm
  • Niger country profile
    Provides an overview of Niger, including key events and facts about this arid state on the southern rim of the Sahara.
    3 days ago 22 Jan 15, 12:18pm
  • Lesotho country profile
    Provides an overview, key facts and history of his small country completely surrounded by South Africa
    3 days ago 22 Jan 15, 10:56am
  • South Sudan profile
    Provides an overview of South Sudan, including key events and facts about Africa's newest nation
    3 days ago 22 Jan 15, 9:49am
  • The soldiers without enough weapons to fight jihadists
    Nigerian soldiers say they don't have weapons to fight jihadists
    3 days ago 22 Jan 15, 7:15am
  • Egypt seeks to build confidence with second Suez Canal
    Can Egypt refloat economy with a new Suez Canal?
    3 days ago 22 Jan 15, 12:02am
  • Has Libya been let down by the West?
    The consequences of failure to support nation-building
    3 days ago 21 Jan 15, 7:54pm
  • VIDEO: Fans & police clash at Afcon 2015
    Police clash with fans before Africa Cup of Nations hosts Equatorial Guinea's game against Burkino Faso in Bata.
    3 days ago 21 Jan 15, 7:14pm
  • Anatomy of South Africa's 'Guptagate' scandal
    The private jet scandal causing trouble for South Africa's leader
    4 days ago 21 Jan 15, 12:22pm
  • Seychelles profile
    Provides an overview as well as facts and figures on this island state situated off the coast of Africa
    4 days ago 21 Jan 15, 6:55am
  • Letter from Africa: Black beauty
    How would African fashion have evolved without colonisation?
    4 days ago 20 Jan 15, 8:07pm
  • Zambia profile
    Provides overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news about Zambia.
    6 days ago 19 Jan 15, 5:07pm
  • Somaliland profile
    An overview
    6 days ago 19 Jan 15, 3:31pm
  • Libya country profile
    Provides an overview of Libya, including key events and facts about this major oil producer which was ruled by Colonel Gaddafi for 42 years.
    6 days ago 19 Jan 15, 6:57am
  • Chad profile
    Provides an overview of Chad, including key events and facts about this African country
    9 days ago 16 Jan 15, 8:00am
  • Cameroon country profile
    Provides an overview of Cameroon, including key events and facts about this former French and British colony in Africa
    9 days ago 16 Jan 15, 6:49am
  • Liberia profile
    Provides an overview of Liberia, including key events and facts about this West African country
    10 days ago 15 Jan 15, 10:45am
  • Sierra Leone country profile
    Provides an overview, basic information and key dates for this west African country
    10 days ago 15 Jan 15, 9:43am
  • The Gambia profile
    Provides overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news about The Gambia.
    10 days ago 15 Jan 15, 7:32am
  • Senegal profile
    Provides an overview of Senegal, including key events and facts about this west African country
    10 days ago 15 Jan 15, 7:10am
  • Guinea country profile
    Provides an overview, basic information and key events for this west African country.
    10 days ago 15 Jan 15, 6:46am
  • Nigeria profile
    Provides an overview of Nigeria, including key events and facts about this oil-rich country with multiple ethnic and religious divides.
    10 days ago 15 Jan 15, 6:12am
  • VIDEO: Running a ceramic art business
    Inside Cape Town artist's gallery
    16 days ago 9 Jan 15, 10:15am
  • VIDEO: Living with 'statelessness'
    Nearly one million people without nationality live in Ivory Coast, as Tamasin Ford reports.
    16 days ago 9 Jan 15, 10:06am
  • St Helena, Ascension, Tristan da Cunha profiles
    An overview
    19 days ago 6 Jan 15, 6:07am
  • The year 2015 in Africa
    Who will be victorious in Africa's 2015 contests?
    20 days ago 5 Jan 15, 9:38am
  • Malawi country profile
    Provides overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news about Malawi
    23 days ago 2 Jan 15, 9:20am
  • Sudan country profile
    Provides an overview, basic information and key events for this African country
    23 days ago 2 Jan 15, 8:32am
  • Guinea-Bissau profile
    Provides an overview as well as key facts, figures and dates for this west African country
    23 days ago 2 Jan 15, 6:43am
  • Uganda profile
    Provides overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news about Uganda.
    23 days ago 2 Jan 15, 6:19am
  • South Africa profile
    Provides an overview of South Africa, including key events and facts about this diverse country on Africa's southern tip.
    23 days ago 2 Jan 15, 5:15am
  • Madagascar country profile
    Provides an overview, basic information and key events for this island nation which lies off Africa
    23 days ago 2 Jan 15, 4:17am

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  • Zambia: Ruling party candidate wins presidential election
    Lungu received 48.3 percent of the vote, while Hakainde Hichilema of the United Party for National Development came in second with 46.7 percent after votes were tallied from all 150 constituencies in the southern African nation, said acting Chief Jus…
    1 hour ago 25 Jan 15, 4:24am
  • Election measure being withdrawn after Congo unrest
    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The head of Congo's parliament says a controversial measure that led to violent street protests in the enormous country is now being withdrawn.Human rights groups say dozens of people died amid the unrest and hundreds of ot…
    14 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 3:05pm
  • Kidnapped French aid worker freed in C. African Republic
    Central African Republic was hit by unprecedented sectarian violence about a year ago when a Christian militia was formed to combat a Muslim rebel coalition that had taken control of the country.Yet even amid violence that has left more than 5,000…
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 1:30pm
  • SAfrica former police chief dies, was jailed for corruption
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The legacy of former apartheid activist and member of parliament, Jackie Selebi, who died Friday, may be overshadowed by his disgrace as national police commissioner.The former top police official, who also was president of In…
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 10:42am
  • Congo's Senate votes down measure that drew protests
    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's Senate voted Friday to eliminate a measure in an electoral law that critics say would have prolonged the president's time in power and drew massive protests this week.The Central African country's lower house voted…
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 9:04am
  • 153 arrested in South Africa looting
    [...] police sought to downplay allegations that xenophobia was the cause of this week's unrest, instead saying groups of young people, some in school uniform, were indiscriminately looting wherever they could.Police reinforcements were sent to the…
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 8:00am
  • ICC lawyer, activists accuse Nigeria's Buhari of violence
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A Dutch lawyer at the International Criminal Court and Nigerian rights activists said Thursday they have evidence showing Nigeria's 2015 presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari instigating and inciting violence that led to the k…
    2 days ago 22 Jan 15, 5:57pm
  • At least 12 dead in Congo in protests over electoral law
    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Anti-government protests in Congo have left at least a dozen people dead, officials said Thursday, as the Senate postponed a vote on a proposed law that the opposition fears will prolong the president's time in power.The lo…
    3 days ago 22 Jan 15, 2:56pm
  • Algeria to boost oil production in face of falling prices
    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's minister of energy said Thursday the country could boost oil production to compensate for the dramatic drop in oil prices.The statement came after demonstrations erupted across the country's southern desert citie…
    3 days ago 22 Jan 15, 1:48pm
  • S. Sudan gov't and rebels agree to re-unify political party
    South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar signed the agreement to unite the ruling Sudan People's Liberation Movement Wednesday in the Tanzanian town of Arusha, the Conflict Management Initiative said.Fighting broke out December…
    3 days ago 22 Jan 15, 12:56pm
  • Minister: Drops in French tourism to Tunisia
    TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The terror attacks against a French newspaper on Jan. 7 resulted in cancellations by tourists to Tunisia after the past year already saw a drop in arrivals, said the Tunisian tourism minister Thursday.In the past year, thoug…
    3 days ago 22 Jan 15, 12:47pm
  • Kenya govt: DNA results show body not of missing ICC witness
    Police said the body belonged to Yusuf Hussien, and his family buried the body despite a court order stopping its release until results of a second DNA test are available, said human rights activist Ken Wafula said.Yebei had been contacted during t…
    3 days ago 22 Jan 15, 12:26pm
  • 2 killed in South Africa riots
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — About 70 people in South Africa have been arrested in because of violent protests and looting, much of which was aimed at shops owned by nationals from other African countries, local media reported Thursday.Residents began loo…
    3 days ago 22 Jan 15, 11:55am
  • Zambia ruling party candidate leads in vote count
    LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — Zambia's ruling party candidate led in partial returns from a presidential election in the southern African nation, election officials said Thursday.Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema of the United Party for National Devel…
    3 days ago 22 Jan 15, 11:10am
  • South Africa says record number of rhinos poached in 2014
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A record 1,215 rhinos were poached in South Africa in 2014, the latest grim statistic in an increasingly desperate struggle to stem a surge in the killing of rhinos for their horns, officials said Thursday.The network, TRAFFIC…
    3 days ago 22 Jan 15, 11:05am
  • HRW: Media suppression in Ethiopia curbing democratic space
    Six independent print publications were closed in 2014 after a lengthy campaign of intimidation that included documentaries on state-run television that alleged the publications were linked to terrorist groups, Human Rights Watch said in a report.T…
    3 days ago 22 Jan 15, 11:02am
  • Large blast at Mogadishu hotel as suicide car bomber hits
    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A suicide car bomber blew himself up at the gate of a hotel which was being used by a delegation of Turkish officials Thursday in Somalia's capital, killing three Somalis and shattering windows.[...] a Muslim cannot comm…
    3 days ago 22 Jan 15, 11:01am
  • Zimbabwe's First Lady seeks to control more land
    MAZOWE, Zimbabwe (AP) — In 2000, Timon Shava was a hero of Zimbabwe's land reform program when he joined hundreds of other landless peasants in a wave of land seizures and evictions of white farmers.A new twist on the long struggle over land in Z…
    3 days ago 22 Jan 15, 3:09am
  • International court urged for Central African Republic
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Members of the U.N. commission that accused both sides in the conflict in Central African Republic of crimes against humanity urged the United Nations on Wednesday to establish an international court to prosecute perpetrators.…
    3 days ago 21 Jan 15, 9:15pm
  • Algeria backtracks on shale gas plans after protests
    The announcement in a television interview came in the wake of a string of protests in the southern desert cities over environmental concerns near where drilling had already begun."Between shale gas and water, the Algerian people will choose water…
    4 days ago 21 Jan 15, 3:24pm
  • Rebels push UN from airport in north Mali, burn vehicles
    "The soldiers of MINUSMA fired tear gas and warning shots, but they could not stop us," he said.Alhousseini Ag Goumeye, a military official with the Tuareg separatist rebel group NMLA, said six missiles were fired on the car, killing four militants…
    4 days ago 21 Jan 15, 12:56pm
  • Zambia holds off announcing election results until Thursday
    LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — Zambia's election commission on Wednesday postponed the announcement of partial results from a presidential vote after complaints from the opposition, whose supporters clashed with police outside the counting center in the cap…
    4 days ago 21 Jan 15, 11:27am
  • Boko Haram leader claims massacre in Baga, threatens more
    The leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremists took responsibility for the killings in a video posted on YouTube Tuesday, the same day International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said she is examining the allegations of mass killings and will…
    4 days ago 21 Jan 15, 11:23am
  • Kenyans' lawyer says UK not interested in settlement
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — U.K.'s Foreign and Commonwealth Office has shown little interest in starting negotiations for a settlement with 20,000 elderly Kenyans suing the British government for alleged torture in the 1950s, a lawyer representing the Ke…
    4 days ago 21 Jan 15, 11:04am
  • Kenya gov't considers request to repatriate Chinese hackers
    China made a formal request to extradite its nationals, the foreign affairs ministry's political and diplomatic secretary Ben Ogutu said on a live TV talk show.Police were alerted of the alleged hacking operation when computer equipment in one of t…
    4 days ago 21 Jan 15, 9:19am
  • LRA rebel, set for war crimes trial, was a child soldier
    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen, who arrived Wednesday in The Hague to stand trial at the International Criminal Court, is remembered by his grandmother as a victim himself, having been kidnapped as a boy by t…
    4 days ago 21 Jan 15, 7:51am
  • US ambassador: Ugandan rebel commander arrives at ICC
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A commander from a fearsome Ugandan rebel group known for abducting and torturing children was taken into custody early Wednesday at the International Criminal Court, where he faces charges including murder and enslave…
    4 days ago 20 Jan 15, 11:31pm
  • 1 dead, 3 wounded in Guinea after grenade thrown at fans
    CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Authorities in the West African nation of Guinea say one person is dead and three others seriously wounded after someone threw a grenade into a crowd of people watching a televised soccer match.
    4 days ago 20 Jan 15, 6:30pm
  • Morocco predicts economic rebound in 2015
    CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) — Morocco will experience strong economic growth in 2015 based on expectation of a bountiful harvest and the drop in oil prices, authorities said Tuesday.According to Alami, the amount spent on subsidies fell from nearly…
    5 days ago 20 Jan 15, 2:03pm
  • UN worker kidnapped in C. African Republic is released
    BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Armed militia fighters abducted a foreign U.N. staffer near the capital's airport on Tuesday and then released her hours later in the second rare kidnapping of an international aid worker this week.Central…
    5 days ago 20 Jan 15, 1:46pm

Inter Press Service

  • Africa Needs to Move Forward on Renewable Energy
    Diversification of Africa’s electricity sources by embarking on renewable energy solutions – such as solar, wind, geothermal and hydro power – is being heralded as a solution to the continent’s energy poverty. But although a number of countri…
    3 days ago 22 Jan 15, 8:02am
  • Aid Freeze Over Energy Controversy a Blow to Tanzanian Economy
    As foreign donors drag their feet on injecting badly needed cash into the government’s coffers, local analysts are increasingly worried that this will affect implementation of key development projects that require donor funding. Donors – includin…
    7 days ago 18 Jan 15, 8:53am
  • Zimbabwe’s Children Are the Battlefield in War to Contain HIV/AIDS
    Fifty-one-year-old Mateline Msipa is living with HIV. Her 17-year-old daughter, born after Msipa was diagnosed with the virus, may also have it, but she has never been tested. “My daughter is not aware of my HIV status and with the stigma associate…
    8 days ago 17 Jan 15, 4:39pm
  • Africa Must Prioritise Water in Its Development Agenda
    Although African countries have been lauded for their efforts towards ensuring that people have access to safe drinking water in keeping with Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), they have nonetheless come under scrutiny for failure to prioritise wat…
    10 days ago 15 Jan 15, 1:35pm
  • Boko Haram Insurgents Threaten Cameroon’s Educational Goals
    “I’d quit my job before going to work in a place like that.” That is how a primary school teacher responded when IPS asked him why he had not accepted a job in Cameroon’s Far North region. James Ngoran is not the only teacher who has refused…
    11 days ago 14 Jan 15, 1:41pm
  • U.N. Field Operations Deadlier Every Year
    The widespread field operations of the United Nations – primarily in conflict zones in Africa, Asia and the Middle East – continue to be some of the world’s deadliest. The hazards are so predictable that the United Nations – and its agencies…
    11 days ago 13 Jan 15, 10:56pm
  • More Than Half of Africa’s Arable Land ‘Too Damaged’ for Food Production
    A report published last month by the Montpellier Panel – an eminent group of agriculture, ecology and trade experts from Africa and Europe – says about 65 percent of Africa’s arable land is too damaged to sustain viable food production. The rep…
    12 days ago 13 Jan 15, 5:52am
  • For Zimbabweans, Universal Education May be an Unattainable Goal
    Zimbabwe boasts of one of the highest rates of literacy across Africa but, but without free primary education, achieving universal primary education here may remain a pipe dream, educationists say. It would also defeat Zimbabwe’s quest to reach the…
    32 days ago 24 Dec 14, 11:39am
  • Years in the Making, Arms Trade Treaty Enters into Force
    A new Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) beginning on Dec. 24 represents a historic moment in global efforts to keep weapons proliferation in check. Nounou Booto Meeti, programme director at the Centre for Peace, Security and Armed Violence Prevention, told IPS…
    32 days ago 24 Dec 14, 9:14am
  • Falling Oil Prices Threaten Fragile African Economies
    The sharp decline in world petroleum prices – hailed as a bonanza to millions of motorists in the United States – is threatening to undermine the fragile economies of several African countries dependent on oil for their sustained growth. The most…
    32 days ago 23 Dec 14, 5:35pm
  • Europe Dream Swept Away in Tripoli

    38 days ago 18 Dec 14, 4:54am
  • Anti-Gay Legislation Could Defeat Goal to End AIDS in Zimbabwe by 2015
    Despite a mandate to eradicate HIV/AIDS under the U.N. Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Zimbabwe has done little or nothing to reduce the rate of infection among vulnerable gays and lesbians, say activists here. The MDGs are eight goals agreed to…
    38 days ago 17 Dec 14, 7:04pm
  • Kenya’s Economy Sees Growth at Top But No ‘Trickle-Down’
    David Kamau is a small-scale maize farmer in Nyeri, Central Kenya, some 153 kms from the capital Nairobi. He recently diversified into carrot farming but is still not making a profit. He says that inputs cost too much and if this trend continues he w…
    38 days ago 17 Dec 14, 6:03pm
  • UNIDO Development Initiative Gains Momentum in ACP Nations
    The inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID) initiative of the U.N. Industrial Development Organisation to promote industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalisation and environmental sustainability is gaining moment…
    39 days ago 16 Dec 14, 7:48pm
  • OPINION: Give Peace a Chance – Run with Youth
    Ettie Higgins is UNICEF’s deputy representative in South Sudan.
    41 days ago 15 Dec 14, 11:21am
  • Renewable Energy: The Untold Story of an African Revolution
    Africa is experiencing a revolution towards cleaner energy through renewable energy but the story has hardly been told to the world, says Achim Steiner, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Steiner, who had been advo…
    43 days ago 13 Dec 14, 4:32am
  • AIDS Response Is Leaving African Men Behind
    Mention gender inequality in AIDS and the fact that  more women than men live with HIV pops up. But another, rarely spoken about gendered difference is proving lethal to men with HIV. Research reveals that, across Africa, men have lower rates of HIV…
    44 days ago 12 Dec 14, 5:13pm
  • What Future for the ACP-EU Partnership Post-2015?
    “There are still prospects for a meaningful ACP-EU partnership, capable of contributing and responding concretely and effectively to the objectives of promoting and attaining peace, security, poverty eradication and sustainable development,” acco…
    44 days ago 12 Dec 14, 3:04pm
  • Africa Sets Demands for Post-2015 Climate Agreement
    The post-2015 global climate change agreement should be flexible and fully resourced or else condemn Africa to another cycle of poverty resulting from the adverse effects of climate change. Echoing this view, African delegates and civil society group…
    46 days ago 10 Dec 14, 2:45pm
  • Starvation Strikes Zimbabwe’s Urban Dwellers
    As unemployment deepens across this Southern African nation and as the country battles to achieve the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) ahead of the December 2015 deadline, thousands of urban Zimbabweans here are facing starvation. T…
    47 days ago 9 Dec 14, 1:51pm

VOA - Africa

  • Boko Haram Frees About 190 Captives, Nigerian Officials Say
    Officials in Nigeria say the militant group Boko Haram has freed about 190 people who were kidnapped in the northeastern state of Yobe in early January.Authorities say the victims, most of them women, were released Friday and Saturday after being t…
    9 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 9:02pm
  • Thousands of Venezuelan Opposition Supporters Protest in Caracas
    Thousands of Venezuelan opposition supporters protesting inflation and sharp shortages of food and goods took to the streets in the capital, Caracas, on Saturday to demand an end to the presidency of Nicolas Maduro.The latest protest, billed "The M…
    10 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 7:55pm
  • Yemen in Turmoil, Emergency Parliament Session Planned
    Yemen's parliament is scheduled to hold an emergency session Sunday following the resignation of the president and the government. Armed Houthi rebels stormed the capital, Sanaa, earlier this week, plunging the country into further turmoil and trigge…
    10 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 7:45pm
  • Jets Searched in Atlanta After Threats; No Bombs Found
    The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation said Saturday that no bombs were found on two planes at Atlanta's main airport after authorities received what they determined to be credible bomb threats, posted on Twitter.Authorities searched the planes w…
    12 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 5:48pm
  • British Nurse Recovers From Ebola, Leaves Hospital
    Officials in Britain say a nurse stricken with the deadly Ebola virus has made a full recovery and been released from a London area hospital.Pauline Cafferkey was the first person diagnosed with the disease on British soil. She was admitted to the…
    12 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 5:35pm
  • Obama Arrives in India, Will Attend Republic Day Festivities
    Barack Obama is set to make history as the first American president to attend India’s Republic Day ceremony on Monday. White House officials say the visit, Obama's second to India, marks a seminal and transformational moment in relations between th…
    14 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 3:24pm
  • Obama Arrives in India, Will Attend Republic Day Festivities
    President Barack Obama has arrived in India for a historic visit as the first American leader to attend the country’s Republic Day ceremony. White House officials say the visit, Obama’s second to India, marks a seminal and transformational moment…
    15 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 3:00pm
  • Lawyers Set to Challenge Uganda over General’s Retirement Request
    A team of lawyers is preparing to legally challenge the Ugandan government’s refusal to approve a retirement request from renegade army General David Sejusa.David Mushabe, a leading member of the legal team, said the army used double standards an…
    16 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 1:04pm
  • Protester Killed In Egypt Ahead of Anniversary of 2011 Uprising
    A woman protester was shot dead in central Cairo on Saturday, security sources said, one day before the anniversary of the popular uprising that ousted autocrat Hosni Mubarak in 2011.Shaimaa al-Sabbagh of the Socialist Popular Alliance Party was ki…
    17 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 12:16pm
  • Obama Condemns 'Brutal Murder' of Islamic State Hostage
    President Barack Obama on Saturday strongly condemned "the brutal murder" of a Japanese hostage held by Islamic State militants, and he vowed Washington and its allies would "bring the perpetrators ... to justice."Obama's statement came hours after…
    18 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 11:32am
  • Spain Arrests 4 in Swoop of Suspected Militant Cell in N. Africa
    Police in Spain's north African enclave of Ceuta arrested four men Saturday suspected of belonging to a militant Islamist network that may have been planning an attack in Spain, the Interior Ministry said.Spain has stepped up security as well as ef…
    18 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 11:03am
  • US, Allies Conduct Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq
    The United States and its coalition partners have launched another round of air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, conducting 26 strikes since early Friday.In a statement on Saturday from the Combined Joint Task Force leadin…
    19 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 10:27am
  • Lungu Wins Presidency, Zambian Election Officials Say
    Election officials in Zambia said Saturday that Edgar Lungu had narrowly won the country's presidential race. His rival, however, charged that the election had been "stolen."The election commission said Lungu, of the ruling Patriotic Front, won 48.…
    20 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 10:00am
  • Obama: Time to Help Middle-Class Americans
    U.S. President Barack Obama said it's time to "do more to restore the link between hard work and growing opportunity for every American."In his weekly address Saturday, the president reiterated economic points he made in his State of the Union addr…
    20 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 9:22am
  • Yemen in Turmoil, Emergency Parliament Session Planned
    Yemen's parliament is scheduled to hold an emergency session Sunday following the resignation of the president and the government.  Armed Houthi rebels stormed the capital, Sana'a, earlier this week, plunging the country into further turmoil and tri…
    21 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 8:22am
  • Deadly Shelling Hits Ukraine City as Rebel Offensive Begins
    Pro-Russian rebels on Saturday launched an offensive on the key Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, in an escalation the European Union foreign policy chief warned could lead to a further "grave deterioration" of EU-Russian relations.Ukrainian authori…
    22 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 7:58am
  • Divers Recover Four More Bodies From AirAsia Wreckage
    Indonesian divers have recovered four more bodies from the sea floor, as preparations were being made to use flotation devices to bring the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia jet to the surface.A member of the recovery team said the bodies were recove…
    22 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 7:29am
  • Obama to Visit India
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  • Authorities: US Anti-Terror Ops Suspended in Yemen
    Thousands of Yemenis marched in protest Saturday against the Shiite rebel Houthi group, two days after the resignation of the president and the government.Witnesses say demonstrators marched from a square near Sanaa University toward what had been…
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  • World Leaders Head to Saudi Arabia after King's Death
    World leaders are descending on Saudi Arabia to pay respects following the death of King Abdullah.Despite deep tensions between the nations, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was one of the first to arrive Saturday.President Barack Ob…
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Two male Rothschild giraffes in Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya, East Africa engaged in "necking" which is used to establish dominanceTwo male Rothschild giraffes in Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya, East Africa engaged in "necking" which is used to establish dominance
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Africa Review

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  • Sierra Leone names new electoral chief
    Sierra Leone’s President has appointed a new head of the National Electoral Commission (NEC).The President in a statement named Mr. Mohammed N’fah Alie Conteh to the position after the retirement of Dr Christiana Thorpe. She stepped down towards…
    15 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 2:18pm
  • Egypt: member of Socialist party killed in Cairo downtown protest
    An Egyptian socialist activist has been killed as security forces dispersed a protest in downtown Cairo on Saturday in commemoration of the January 25 uprising’s fourth anniversary, the party announced.Shaimaa al-Sabbagh, a member of the Socialist…
    16 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 1:59pm
  • S/Leone Chief Justice sent on leave retirement
    Sierra Leone’s Chief Justice will proceed on leave to retirement on February 6, the office of President announced late Friday.Mrs Umu Hawa Tejan-Jalloh will with effect from that day be replaced by a new chief justice, Valesius Thomas, the Preside…
    16 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 1:11pm
  • Cameroon’s Biya receives Boko Haram’s ex-German hostage
    Cameroon President Paul Biya on Saturday received Nitsch Eberhard Robert, a German national, who was freed on Wednesday from the Nigerian group Boko Haram, which had been holding him hostage since July 2014.Accompanied by the German Ambassador to Ca…
    17 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 12:45pm
  • G/Bissau rights group stages march against Boko Haram
    Guinea Bissau’s Human Rights League, on Saturday staged a popular march in Bissau to protests against the massacre perpetrated in Nigeria by the radical Islamist group Boko Haram.The march gathered thousands of people, including Prime Minister Dom…
    18 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 11:05am
  • S/Leone President sacks entire leadership of telecoms regulator
    All the commissioners of Sierra Leone’s National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM) have been fired.They were removed through a Presidential decree announced Friday. A statement citing constitutional provisions said the President decided to re…
    20 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 10:02am
  • S/Leone: China to airlift 5000 thermometers amidst Ebola
    China will airlift 5000 pieces of thermometers to help prepare Sierra Leone in its plan to reopen schools amidst the Ebola epidemic, China’s ambassador to Sierra Leone, Zhao Yambo unveiled on Saturday.The Sierra Leone government said this week it…
    21 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 8:47am
  • UN pledges support to Nigeria’s counter terrorism efforts
    Dr Mohammed Chambas, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for West Africa, has pledged the organisation’s support for on-going counter-terrorism campaign in Nigeria.The pledge is contained in a statement issued by Lt.-Cdr. Way Ol…
    21 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 8:43am
  • Nigeria: Crash of currency, oil subsidy, elections schedule dominate newspaper headlines
    The crash in the country’s currency, retention of subsidy in petroleum, the sustenance of general elections dates and the Cambridge University’s position on Buhari’s certificate led Nigerian newspapers on Saturday.The Leadership reported that…
    21 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 8:28am
  • S/Leone: Final batch of AMISOM contingent arrives
    The last of 850 Sierra Leonean troops who served in the restive Horn of African country of Somali finally arrived in Freetown on Friday.The 113 men, comprising the so-called Leobatt I contingent, were received by the country`s Chief of Defense Staff…
    22 hours ago 24 Jan 15, 7:17am
  • ECOWAS hands over military assets to G/Bissau government
    The ECOWAS Commission has handed over to the Guinea Bissau Government military infrastructure/assets, including four army barracks refurbished under the country’s Defence and Security Sector Reform Programme (DSSRP) supported by the regional organ…
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 2:33pm
  • President Jose Vaz lauds ECOWAS support to Guinea Bissau
    Guinea Bissau’s President Jose Mario Vaz has expressed profound gratitude to ECOWAS for the immense support that has brought peace, security and political stability to his country after the recent security and political crises, including the milit…
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 1:58pm
  • 2015 AFCON: Algerian coach’s mom dies
    The mother of Algeria’s national football coach, Christian Gourcuff has died, the country’s football federation announced Friday. The Algerian Football Federation (FAF) boss, Mohamed Raouraoua along with all members of the federation and players…
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 1:42pm
  • AFCON 2015: Gyan gets last-gasp winner for Ghana
    Asamoah Gyan left it late with a last gasp winner for Ghana against Algeria in Group D’s second game of the African Cup of Nations played in Mongomo, Equatorial Guinea on Friday.Gyan who missed out on the Black Stars’ opening day defeat to Seneg…
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 1:13pm
  • Mauritania’s ruling party is not against early elections -Official
    The Mauritanian minister of relations with Parliament and also government spokesman, Izid Bih Ould Mohamed Mahmoud has indicated, during a press conference held on Thursday in Nouakchott, that the ruling party is “not against” holding of electio…
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 8:21am
  • Sierra Leone relaxes Ebola emergency restrictions
    The Sierra Leone government has lifted quarantine measures imposed on six districts across the country as it eases restrictions under the emergency regulation. Making the announcement on Thursday, President Ernest Bai Koroma said it is as a result o…
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 7:36am
  • Congolese police seize 126 kg of elephant tusks – Official
    The Congolese police have seized 126 kilogrammes of elephant tusks from a trafficker from Ouesso, a town about 800 kilometres from Brazzaville, the capital, a statement by the Wildlife Law Enforcement Support Project (PALF) copied to APA disclosed o…
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 7:32am
  • Stars encounter in AFCON, discovery of more gas dominate Ghanaian press
    The Ghanaian press was on Friday dominated by the impending Group C football clash between Ghana Black Stars and their Algerian counterparts, the Desert Foxes in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Equatorial Guinea and the disco…
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 6:33am
  • Regional insurance agency to pay drought funds to Sahelian states
    The African Risk Capacity (ARC) Insurance Company Limited (ARC Ltd) will pay US$25 million in drought insurance claims to three countries in the Sahel this month, APA learns here Friday. A press release issued Friday by the ARC says Mauritania, Nige…
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 6:18am
  • Egypt announces week of national mourning for Saudi monarch
    The Egyptian presidency declared on Friday seven days of national mourning over the death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz, who passed away at the age of 91 early on Friday after being hospitalised for several weeks. Egypt’s President Abdel F…
    2 days ago 23 Jan 15, 6:00am

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