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  • Swaziland profile
    Provides an overview, basic facts and key events for this small southern African kingdom
    46 mins ago 6 May 15, 5:40am
  • UN troops killed in Congo ambush
    Two Tanzanian peacekeepers with the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been killed in an ambush near the city of Beni, the UN says.
    1 hour ago 6 May 15, 4:59am
  • Djibouti profile
    Provides an overview of Djibouti, including key events and facts.
    2 hours ago 6 May 15, 4:12am
  • Botswana profile
    Provides an overview, key facts and history of Botswana, a major diamond producer in Southern Africa
    3 hours ago 6 May 15, 3:54am
  • Tracking down South Sudan's missing
    How David was finally able to speak to his brother
    11 hours ago 5 May 15, 7:12pm
  • VIDEO: Abducted girl safe after Boko Haram ordeal
    A 15-year-old girl abducted by Boko Haram six months ago, has been reunited with her family following a dramatic rescue by Nigerian forces.
    13 hours ago 5 May 15, 5:47pm
  • VIDEO: Burundi president 'will run again'
    The Burundi president's spokesman, Gervais Abayeho, says the country's constitutional court has confirmed the president can run for a third term and that is what he will do.
    13 hours ago 5 May 15, 5:40pm
  • VIDEO: The men behind Burundi protests
    Hundreds of protesters have returned to the streets of the capital of Burundi, Bujumbura.
    16 hours ago 5 May 15, 2:41pm
  • VIDEO: Migrants scramble to safety
    Footage has emerged of migrants on a sinking dinghy desperately trying to reach safety off the coast of Sicily.
    17 hours ago 5 May 15, 1:45pm
  • 'Dozens die' as migrant boat sinks
    Dozens of migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean after a boat deflated south of Sicily, Save the Children says.
    18 hours ago 5 May 15, 12:48pm
  • Burundi court backs third-term bid
    Burundi's constitutional court rules that President Pierre Nkurunziza's third-term bid is legal, after one of its judges reportedly flees the country.
    18 hours ago 5 May 15, 12:29pm
  • Kerry in historic visit to Mogadishu
    John Kerry becomes the first US secretary of state to visit the Somali capital Mogadishu, which is recovering from years of conflict
    19 hours ago 5 May 15, 11:38am
  • Why is Senegal sending troops to Saudi Arabia?
    They're sending troops to Saudi Arabia... again
    19 hours ago 5 May 15, 11:12am
  • Sao Tome and Principe profile
    Provides an overview of Sao Tome and Principe, including key events and facts about this oil-rich island nation - one of Africa's smallest states.
    20 hours ago 5 May 15, 10:13am
  • Somalia profile
    Provides an overview of Somalia, including key events and facts about this civil war-wracked country on the Horn of Africa.
    21 hours ago 5 May 15, 9:44am
  • Ivory Coast profile
    Provides an overview of Ivory Coast, including key events and facts about this west African country recently plagued by civil war.
    22 hours ago 5 May 15, 8:21am
  • CAR militias to free child soldiers
    Armed groups in the CAR agree to free all the children working for them and end the recruitment of child soldiers, the UN says.
    23 hours ago 5 May 15, 7:49am
  • Burundi country profile
    Provides an overview, basic facts and key events for Burundi, this small country in Africa
    23 hours ago 5 May 15, 7:11am
  • Algerian trio drawn in same group
    All three Algerian clubs in the Champions League are drawn in the same group, the first time it has occurred in tournament history.
    23 hours ago 5 May 15, 6:57am
  • Ahly appoint Mabrouk as new coach
    Egyptian champions Al Ahly install Fathi Mabrouk as their new coach to replace sacked manager Juan Carlos Garrido.
    1 day ago 5 May 15, 6:11am
  • Ghana country profile
    Provides an overview, basic facts and key events for this west African country
    1 day ago 5 May 15, 5:48am
  • Gabon country profile
    Provides an overview, basic facts and key events for this west African country
    1 day ago 5 May 15, 5:17am
  • VIDEO: On board Greek migrant rescue mission
    The BBC's Murad Shishani was the first journalist from an international broadcaster to be allowed on board a Greek search and rescue mission in the Mediterranean.
    1 day ago 5 May 15, 12:31am
  • Senegal to support Yemen campaign
    Senegal is to send 2,100 troops to support the Saudi-led campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen, its foreign minister says.
    1 day ago 4 May 15, 9:07pm
  • Liberian bikers who wear pink
    Female motorcycle taxi drivers dress brightly to stay safe
    1 day ago 4 May 15, 7:59pm
  • Taking Africa's jobseekers online
    Getting Africa's jobseekers online and into employment
    1 day ago 4 May 15, 7:01pm
  • VIDEO: Counting migrant arrivals one by one
    Thousands of migrants rescued from boats trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea at the weekend have been arriving at ports in southern Italy.
    2 days ago 4 May 15, 6:11pm
  • VIDEO: 'Emotional reunions' for freed captives
    Will Ross, reports from Adamawa State where the freed civilians are being housed and given help before they can be resettled back home.
    2 days ago 4 May 15, 1:57pm
  • Israel must eliminate racism - PM
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says racism in Israel must be eliminated, after protests by Ethiopian Israelis against alleged discrimination.
    2 days ago 4 May 15, 11:41am
  • Eritrea profile
    Provides an overview of Eritrea, including key events and facts for this country on the Horn of Africa.
    2 days ago 4 May 15, 11:27am
  • VIDEO: Burundi: 'Police firing live rounds'
    Two people have been killed in new protests in Burundi against the president's re-election bid.
    2 days ago 4 May 15, 10:11am
  • Ethiopia profile
    Provides an overview of Ethiopia, including key events and facts about this ancient former Christian empire in northeast Africa.
    2 days ago 4 May 15, 8:23am
  • Somalia bans al-Shabab name in media
    Somalia bans journalists from using the name al-Shabab - instead they have to refer to it as Ugus "the Group that Massacres the Somali People".
    2 days ago 4 May 15, 7:57am
  • Comoros country profile
    Provides an overview of the Comoros, including key events and facts about this island nation off the coast of Africa
    2 days ago 4 May 15, 6:03am
  • The female Kenyan brewery owner
    The female Kenyan brewer taking on a global drinks giant
    2 days ago 3 May 15, 7:30pm
  • An evening with Nairobi's 'Messiah'
    The teacher who spends his evenings feeding street kids
    4 days ago 1 May 15, 7:28pm
  • Africa in pictures: 24-30 April 2015
    Playing ping pong, picking up penguins and mosquito mimics
    5 days ago 1 May 15, 6:10am
  • Kenya country profile
    Provides an overview of Kenya, including key events and facts of this East African country.
    6 days ago 30 Apr 15, 7:14am
  • Togo profile
    Provides overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news about Togo
    6 days ago 30 Apr 15, 6:00am
  • Sudan country profile
    Provides an overview, basic information and key events for this African country
    6 days ago 30 Apr 15, 5:11am
  • Mali country profile
    Concise information about Mali and its people, including figures for area, population, main languages, religions, exports, and more.
    6 days ago 30 Apr 15, 5:09am
  • Morocco country profile - Overview
    Provides an overview of Morocco, including key events and facts about this mountainous kingdom at the far end of the Maghreb
    7 days ago 29 Apr 15, 5:11am
  • The race to cover a mosque in mud
    Thousands race to replaster a massive mosque in a day
    8 days ago 27 Apr 15, 11:01pm
  • The photographer who captures the horrors of the sea
    The photographer who shows the horrors of the sea
    9 days ago 26 Apr 15, 7:22pm
  • In pictures: Nigeria's frog kebabs
    Tastier than fish? Some Nigerians are not convinced
    14 days ago 21 Apr 15, 8:06pm
  • South Africa profile
    Provides an overview of South Africa, including key events and facts about this diverse country on Africa's southern tip.
    16 days ago 20 Apr 15, 9:58am
  • Tanzania country profile
    Provides an overview of Tanzania, including key facts and events as well as news
    16 days ago 20 Apr 15, 8:57am
  • Puntland profile
    An overview the autonomous region of Somalia
    16 days ago 20 Apr 15, 5:04am
  • Clear skies spell death for migrants
    Clear skies bring waves of migrants to the Mediterranean
    21 days ago 15 Apr 15, 5:22am
  • Zimbabwe profile
    Provides overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news about Zimbabwe.
    22 days ago 14 Apr 15, 8:24am
  • Nigeria profile
    Provides an overview of Nigeria, including key events and facts about this oil-rich country with multiple ethnic and religious divides.
    35 days ago 1 Apr 15, 4:52am
  • How Nigeria's presidential election works
    How Nigeria's presidential poll works
    40 days ago 27 Mar 15, 1:02pm
  • Chad profile
    Provides an overview of Chad, including key events and facts about this African country
    40 days ago 27 Mar 15, 8:54am
  • Tunisia profile
    Provides overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news about Tunisia
    40 days ago 27 Mar 15, 8:38am
  • Algeria profile
    Provides overview, key facts and events, a timeline and leader profile along with current news about Algeria
    43 days ago 24 Mar 15, 7:59am
  • Lesotho country profile
    Provides an overview, key facts and history of his small country completely surrounded by South Africa
    48 days ago 19 Mar 15, 6:45am
  • Sierra Leone country profile
    Provides an overview, basic information and key dates for this west African country
    49 days ago 18 Mar 15, 7:32am
  • Ceuta, Melilla profile
    An overview
    51 days ago 16 Mar 15, 10:10am
  • Angola profile
    Provides an overview, key facts and history of this south-west African country which has been a major oil producer
    54 days ago 12 Mar 15, 6:32pm
  • Why Kenyans enjoyed the political blackout
    Enjoying Kenya's political TV blackout
    55 days ago 12 Mar 15, 2:01pm

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  • Benni McCarthy robbed at gunpoint in South Africa barber shop - The Guardian
    The GuardianBenni McCarthy robbed at gunpoint in South Africa barber shopThe GuardianThe former Blackburn and West Ham striker Benni McCarthy has been robbed at gunpoint at a barber shop in South Africa. The ex-South Africa international was tar…
    1 hour ago 6 May 15, 5:04am
  • For the love of wild Africa - News24
    News24For the love of wild AfricaNews24He and Nicola travel extensively throughout the year in their Land Rover through the parks and reserves of Africa, researching and writing his novels. His personal knowledge and experience in many different…
    3 hours ago 6 May 15, 2:59am
  • Thai tycoon: Africa is the next big emerging market - CNBC
    CNBCThai tycoon: Africa is the next big emerging marketCNBCFor William Heinecke, chairman and CEO of Minor International, the game plan for business expansion has always been straightforward: find a market gap and fill it. This time the 66-year…
    4 hours ago 6 May 15, 2:53am
  • Young African Migrants Caught in Trafficking Machine - New York Times
    New York TimesYoung African Migrants Caught in Trafficking MachineNew York TimesSmugglers had offered the boys and girls transportation out of the refugee camps along the Eritrean border, across the African deserts and the Mediterranean Sea, to…
    8 hours ago 5 May 15, 10:09pm
  • The African Century - Politico
    PoliticoThe African CenturyPoliticoAfrica is in the news again, and as is so often the case, the reason is tragic. The drowning deaths of hundreds of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean has put the plight of tens of thousands who make…
    9 hours ago 5 May 15, 8:56pm
  • A Slice of Africa in the Poconos Through Artwork - wnep.com
    wnep.comA Slice of Africa in the Poconos Through Artworkwnep.comTOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP — A slice of authentic African culture has made its way to the Pocono Mountains to stay. Kalahari Resort just unveiled thousands of pieces of art from Africa th…
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  • New Clues Emerge On How Ebola Spread through West Africa - FRONTLINE
    New Clues Emerge On How Ebola Spread through West AfricaFRONTLINELast year, Sheri Fink, a reporter for The New York Times, spent weeks reporting in West Africa, trying to find out where the Ebola outbreak came from, and how it spread. During her…
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  • Tesla Powerwall confirmed for South Africa - MyBroadband
    MyBroadbandTesla Powerwall confirmed for South AfricaMyBroadbandThe Tesla Powerwall home battery will be available worldwide – including in South Africa – by the end of 2016, a spokesperson for the company told MyBroadband. This follows the…
    15 hours ago 5 May 15, 3:51pm
  • South Africa's first official nude beach now open - Fox News
    Fox NewsSouth Africa's first official nude beach now openFox NewsHundreds of people have been flocking to disrobe at South Africa's first official nudist beach. KwaZulu-Natal's secluded Mpenjati beach, located outside the town of Margate on the…
    17 hours ago 5 May 15, 1:15pm
  • Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote still has hopes of buying Arsenal - The Guardian
    The GuardianAfrica's richest man Aliko Dangote still has hopes of buying ArsenalThe GuardianAfrica's richest man, Aliko Dangote, claims he still harbours hopes of one day buying Arsenal. The Nigerian has an estimated fortune of £10.4billion and…
    19 hours ago 5 May 15, 11:08am

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  • Nigerian troops who fled Boko Haram now have them on the run
    Nigeria's military has announced that it has recaptured all major towns seized by the insurgents and that Boko Haram's main fighting force is hemmed into the Sambisa Forest, where it is being pounded by air raids and attack helicopters.On Sunday, m…
    2 hours ago 6 May 15, 4:45am
  • Kerry trip to Djibouti highlights importance of small nation
    With U.S. ground forces out of Yemen amid a civil war, Djibouti is a launching pad for drone attacks on al-Qaida and other extremist groups as well as a key transit point for Americans trying to get home.The Obama administration is pressing authori…
    3 hours ago 6 May 15, 3:03am
  • Africa's richest economy surviving on borrowed cash
    LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Africa's richest economy is borrowing money to pay salaries as it struggles through a "difficult cash crunch" brought on by halved oil prices, Nigeria's finance minister revealed Tuesday.Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala tried to…
    12 hours ago 5 May 15, 6:12pm
  • 11 dead after Mali separatists launch central region attack
    BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Members of a coalition of separatist groups attacked a town in central Mali on Tuesday, killing 11 people and moving violence farther south after a cease-fire was broken last week, a spokesman and the government said.Armed gro…
    13 hours ago 5 May 15, 5:38pm
  • Ex-Guinea junta leader to chair political party
    CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — A new political party in Guinea has named as its chairman former strongman Moussa Dadis Camara, who took power by staging a coup and was later shot in the head and went into exile, his lawyer said Tuesday.Political analyst…
    13 hours ago 5 May 15, 5:27pm
  • Armed groups in C. African Republic agree to free children
    BANGUI, Central Africa Republic (AP) — Armed groups in Central African Republic have agreed to release any children they are holding and not to recruit child soldiers, the United Nations Children's Agency said Tuesday."Children are the principal…
    16 hours ago 5 May 15, 2:07pm
  • Two decades after 'Black Hawk Down,' Kerry visits Somalia
    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Two decades after dead American soldiers were dragged through the streets of Mogadishu, John Kerry on Tuesday became the first secretary of state to set foot in Somalia, a symbolic visit to show support for the African nat…
    17 hours ago 5 May 15, 1:06pm
  • Burundi court validates president's third term bid
    BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi's Constitutional Court on Tuesday validated the president's controversial bid for a third term but the deputy president of the court, who fled to Rwanda ahead of the ruling, called it unconstitutional.Constitutio…
    23 hours ago 5 May 15, 7:29am
  • John Kerry arrives in Somalia; 1st US secretary of state ever to visit country
    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — John Kerry arrives in Somalia; 1st US secretary of state ever to visit country.
    1 day ago 5 May 15, 4:56am
  • Kerry to visit Riyadh to confer with Saudi Arabia on Yemen
    The airstrikes are targeting Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, who are locked in fierce fighting against forces loyal to exiled President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi.The State Department said Kerry plans to hold follow-up talks with officials from Saudi…
    1 day ago 4 May 15, 6:41pm
  • Nigeria's military: Battling tribal militia, not civilians
    JOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military is battling a dangerous tribal militia that could grow into a terrorist group in central Nigeria and denies accusations its troops have killed dozens of civilians, the Defense Ministry spokesman said Monday.…
    2 days ago 4 May 15, 5:00pm
  • Senegal pledges 2,100 troops to aid effort in Yemen
    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegal is sending 2,100 troops to help back the military intervention led by Saudi Arabia that is underway in Yemen, becoming the first sub-Saharan African country to contribute soldiers to the effort, the country's foreign m…
    2 days ago 4 May 15, 3:10pm
  • Jihadists destroy proposed world heritage site in Mali
    BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Jihadists have destroyed a mausoleum in central Mali that had been submitted as a U.N. World Heritage site, leaving behind a warning that they will come after all those who don't follow their strict version of Islam, a witness s…
    2 days ago 4 May 15, 1:59pm
  • US gives $45 million to help Kenya with refugee crisis
    In Nairobi, Secretary of State John Kerry announced the funding for the U.N. refugee agency's operations in the east African country as it struggles to provide for some 600,000 refugees.More than half are Somalis living in the sprawling Dadaab comp…
    2 days ago 4 May 15, 12:51pm
  • Kerry makes emotional appeal to So. Sudan's warring leaders
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry condemned South Sudan's warring president and opposition leader as "disgraceful" Monday for squandering the promise of the world's youngest country and pledged $5 million to create a court or anot…
    2 days ago 4 May 15, 12:31pm
  • Burundi Red Cross: 3 killed in clashes with security forces
    BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — At least three people have been killed in Burundi on Monday in violent clashes with the security forces, said the Red Cross, as street demonstrations persist over the president's third term bid.Last week at least six peo…
    2 days ago 4 May 15, 11:53am
  • Burundi Red Cross: 3 killed Monday in protests against president's bid for third term
    BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi Red Cross: 3 killed Monday in protests against president's bid for third term .
    2 days ago 4 May 15, 11:25am
  • South African man in court over wife's murder
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African man has been charged with his wife's murder, police said on Monday, days after local media reported that the touching eulogy he delivered at her funeral was plagiarized.Panayiotou was arrested last week, follow…
    2 days ago 4 May 15, 10:30am
  • Community leaders: Nigerian troops kill dozens of civilians
    JOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian troops have killed dozens of civilians and razed scores of homes to avenge the deaths of six soldiers, community leaders and residents of central Plateau state charged on Sunday.Community leader Comrade Jangle Lohbut…
    2 days ago 3 May 15, 6:27pm
  • With rescue near, Boko Haram stoned Nigerian girls to death
    Boko Haram fighters stoned captives to death, some girls and women were crushed by an armored car and three died when a land mine exploded as they walked to freedom.Through tears, smiles and eyes filled with pain, the survivors of months in the han…
    3 days ago 3 May 15, 5:13pm
  • Community leaders: Nigeria troops kill dozens of civilians to avenge deaths of 6 soldiers
    JOS, Nigeria (AP) — Community leaders: Nigeria troops kill dozens of civilians to avenge deaths of 6 soldiers.
    3 days ago 3 May 15, 4:11pm
  • Togo court declares president re-elected from final results
    LOME, Togo (AP) — Togo's constitutional court declared Faure Gnassingbe president for a third five-year term after tallying final votes on Sunday.A national grouping of civil society organizations gave the voting process fairly high marks.An ob…
    3 days ago 3 May 15, 12:09pm
  • Angola: Opposition, police dispute fatalities in raid
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Angolan police and opposition politicians are at odds over the exact number of people killed in a raid on a religious sect that believes the world will end in 2015.A team of UNITA members visited the area over three days to in…
    3 days ago 3 May 15, 10:40am
  • Nigeria: Nearly 300 freed women, children led to safety
    "Boko Haram killed the father of this child," Lami Musa told The Associated Press, cradling a four-day-old girl with black curls glistening with sweat in the 104-degrees Fahrenheit (40-degrees Celsius) heat.For nearly a year, Nigeria's President Go…
    3 days ago 2 May 15, 11:21pm
  • Rebels attack town in north Mali; thousands march for peace
    Souleymane Amadou, a teacher, said Saturday that fighters from the Coordination of Azawad Movements, a coalition of autonomy minded groups including ethnic Arabs and Tuaregs, surprised residents and Malian soldiers there.
    4 days ago 2 May 15, 3:58pm
  • Burundi military says it will remain neutral amid protests
    BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi's defense minister said Saturday the army will remain neutral amid the street protests stemming from the president's controversial bid for a third term.In street protests since Sunday, the military has been actin…
    4 days ago 2 May 15, 3:47pm
  • Republic of Congo gov't bans face veils, sleeping in mosques
    BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo (AP) — The Republic of Congo's government is banning women from being fully veiled in public to allow easy identification to prevent extremist violence, the president of the Islamic High Council said.Malian trader D…
    4 days ago 2 May 15, 10:29am
  • Nigerian military: 234 more girls, women rescued from Boko Haram's Sambisa Forest stronghold.
    LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian military: 234 more girls, women rescued from Boko Haram's Sambisa Forest stronghold.
    4 days ago 1 May 15, 10:25pm
  • Arrests rise in Burundi protests; protesters vow to remain
    A State Department spokesman said U.S. officials had met with the students, commended their peaceful behavior and were not asking them to leave.Carina Tertsakian, a senior Rwanda researcher with Human Rights Watch, said Friday that more than 400 pe…
    5 days ago 1 May 15, 4:21pm
  • Niger governor orders evacuations due to Boko Haram
    [...] a government official told The Associated Press on Friday that they want island residents to evacuate so the military can launch an offensive to flush the Islamic militants from hiding spots there.The militant group's nearly 6-year uprising i…
    5 days ago 1 May 15, 1:21pm

Inter Press Service

  • Close to a Thousand Nigerian Girls Freed, Many Malnourished or Pregnant
    Boko Haram, fleeing to a new hideout, has abandoned hundreds of women and girls in the Sambisa forest where the high school girls from Chibok were initially taken over one year ago. It is not certain, however, that the freed girls and women were part…
    1 day ago 4 May 15, 7:50pm
  • Video of Police Beating Black Soldier Sparks Protests by Israel’s Ethiopian Jews
    A video that caught an Israeli police officer and a volunteer shoving and punching a black soldier in uniform outraged members of the Ethiopian Jewish community and set off a clash Sunday between Ethiopian Jews and police in central Tel Aviv. Thousan…
    1 day ago 4 May 15, 7:46pm
  • As Ebola Approaches Zero, Immunisation Gets a Boost in West Africa
    As Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia work to end Ebola, critical healthcare services damaged by the epidemic are beginning to be revitalised. Supported by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the three countries worst-hit by the disease have beg…
    2 days ago 4 May 15, 8:42am
  • Unsafe Abortions Continue to Plague Kenya
    She is just 14, but Janida avoids eye contact with others, preferring to look down at the ground and nodding her head if someone tries to engage her in conversation. Janida (not her real name) was once a sociable and playful child, but that was befor…
    4 days ago 2 May 15, 7:43am
  • Nigeria’s Anti-Corruption Pledge Resonates in Far-Off Zambia
    Nigeria’s president-elect is already making waves with his pledge to attack corruption, starting with the missing 20 billion dollars allegedly swiped from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation during the previous administration. Muhammadu Buh…
    7 days ago 29 Apr 15, 5:08pm
  • Anti-Foreigner Discrimination ‘Fostered in South African Schools’
    A practice of denying admission to South African public schools of children without visas or whose parents are refugees from other African countries is creating a foundation for the current rash of xenophobia, critics of the practice say. Jean-Luc Nt…
    8 days ago 28 Apr 15, 12:39pm
  • Chaos Grows in Burundi as President Defies Advice to Step Down
    Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza, overriding objections to an ill-advised third term, now faces a growing popular movement to oust him after his term ends this coming June. On Sunday, thousands of angry Burundians filled the streets in the capit…
    8 days ago 28 Apr 15, 6:17am
  • Cash-Strapped Latin American Countries Turn to China for Credit
    Angolans are generally grateful for China’s participation in the reconstruction of their central African country, in spite of the fact that some of the roads and buildings built by Chinese firms are of poor quality, and mainly Chinese labourers hav…
    8 days ago 27 Apr 15, 9:06pm
  • New Anti-Terrorism Law Batters Cameroonians Seeking Secession
    Cameroon’s government under President Paul Biya is bearing down on a separatist movement fighting for the rights of a minority English-language region, using as its weapon a sweeping new anti-terrorism law introduced at the end of last year. The se…
    10 days ago 26 Apr 15, 4:52am
  • Swelling Ethiopian Migration Casts Doubt on its Economic Miracle
    The 28 Ethiopian migrants of Christian faith murdered by the Islamic State (IS) on Apr. 19 in Libya had planned to cross the Mediterranean Sea in search of work in Europe. Commenting on the killings to Fana Broadcasting Corporation (FBC), Ethiopian g…
    11 days ago 25 Apr 15, 9:20am
  • Kenyan Pastoralists Protest Wanton Destruction of Indigenous Forest
    Armed with twigs and placards, enraged residents from a semi-pastoral community 360 km north of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, protested this week against wanton destruction of indigenous forest – their alternative source of livelihood. With climate c…
    11 days ago 25 Apr 15, 7:43am
  • Opinion: To Solve Hunger, Start with Soil
    Anne-Marie Steyn is Series Producer of Shamba Shape-Up and a spokesperson for Farming First. The Farming First coalition is currently in New York advocating for agriculture’s central role in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals.
    12 days ago 24 Apr 15, 8:44am
  • Opinion: Burundi – Fragile Peace at Risk Ahead of Elections

    12 days ago 24 Apr 15, 6:59am
  • East African Environmental Activist Wins Major Prize
    On Earth Day, Apr. 22, Kenyan activist Phyllis Omido takes the stage in Washington DC to receive the Goldman Environmental Prize for her efforts to defend her community from lead poisoning and force the closure of a lead smelting plant that was emitt…
    14 days ago 22 Apr 15, 3:17pm
  • First Genocide of 20th Century Was in Africa, Says Nigerian Writer, Correcting Pope
    An Anglo-Nigerian writer has respectfully urged Pope Francis to look beyond Armenia for the first genocide of the 20th century. In an essay in the British Guardian, David Olusoga wrote: “When the media analysts at the Vatican scrutinize the social…
    14 days ago 22 Apr 15, 3:09pm
  • Backlash Follows South Africa’s Xenophobic Attacks on Africans
    Shocking images of South Africans beating foreign-born residents residing in Durban, Johannesburg and other parts stunned the continent which had taken a message of brotherhood from former president Nelson Mandela. At least six people were killed, mo…
    15 days ago 21 Apr 15, 12:37pm
  • Giving African Artists Their Names
    Quick now, can you name a famous African sculptor from the 1800s or even the early 20th century? Anyone able to answer positively is part of a select minority – most museum-goers have become used to seeing traditional African carvings without knowi…
    17 days ago 19 Apr 15, 3:18am
  • Tribunal Ruling Could Dent “Monster Boat” Trawling in West African Waters
    It was five in the afternoon and Buba Badjie, a boat captain, had just brought his catch to the shore. He had spent twelve hours at sea off Bakau, a major fish landing site in The Gambia. Inside the trays strewn on the floor bed of his wooden boat we…
    18 days ago 18 Apr 15, 3:35am
  • Fears Grow for Indigenous People in Path of Massive Ethiopian Dam
    A United Nations mission is due to take place this month to assess the impact of Ethiopia’s massive Gilgel Gibe III hydroelectric power project on the Omo River which feeds Lake Turkana, the world’s largest desert lake, lying mostly in northwest…
    19 days ago 16 Apr 15, 8:04pm
  • Investigation Tears Veil Off World Bank’s “Promise” to Eradicate Poverty
    An expose published Thursday by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and its media partners has revealed that in the course of a single decade, 3.4 million people were evicted from their homes, torn away from their lands o…
    19 days ago 16 Apr 15, 6:39pm

VOA - Africa

  • Bollywood Star Guilty in 2002 Hit-and-Run Case
    A court in India has sentenced popular Bollywood movie star Salman Khan to five years in prison for culpable homicide in a deadly 2002 hit-and-run case.A judge in Mumbai handed down the sentence after convicting Khan Wednesday.  He was facing a po…
    2 hours ago 6 May 15, 4:45am
  • US Approves Sea Ferry Service to and From Cuba
    The Obama administration has taken another step forward in its efforts to normalize relations with Cuba by restoring commercial ferry services between the former Cold War rivals.  The U.S. Treasury Department has issued licenses to at least four c…
    3 hours ago 6 May 15, 3:39am
  • Afghanistan Sentences 4 Men to Death in Deadly Mob Assault
    A court in Afghanistan sentenced four men to death Wednesday for the deadly mob beating of a 27-year-old woman in March.The men are part of a group of 49 people put on trial in connection with the assault, including 19 police officers accused of ei…
    3 hours ago 6 May 15, 3:14am
  • Kerry Meets with Officials in Djibouti
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to hold meetings in the Horn of Africa nation of Djibouti Wednesday, the latest stop on his foreign tour that included a stop in Somalia on Tuesday.Kerry is expected to meet with President Ismail Omar…
    3 hours ago 6 May 15, 3:09am
  • Burundian Spokesman: US ‘Not Well-Informed’ About Crisis
    A senior advisor to Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said the government believes the United States is not well-informed about what is happening in Burundi. Willy Nyamitwe, senior presidential advisor on media and communications, accused the U.S…
    3 hours ago 6 May 15, 2:58am
  • Tech Startups Boom in India, Attract Big Investments
    From online retail to textbook rental companies to digital advertising, India is witnessing a boom in online startups. Global investors eyeing the growth of Indian technology firms are helping these young, tech-savvy entrepreneurs fund their business…
    4 hours ago 6 May 15, 2:27am
  • California Regulators Approve Mandatory Water Restrictions
    California's water regulators have approved steep mandatory cuts in water usage as the western U.S. state struggles amid a catastrophic drought now in its fourth year.The State Water Resources Control Board voted 5-0 Tuesday on a plan that calls on…
    4 hours ago 6 May 15, 2:23am
  • Experts: Radical Groups Thrive on Popular Discontent
    Islamist terrorism is surging in many places worldwide, including in Western societies. Governments are fighting to curb the spread of radical groups in the Arab world, and their influence on mainstream Muslim communities, but the official methods so…
    7 hours ago 5 May 15, 11:50pm
  • Japan Steps Up Pressure on North Korea Over Abductions
    Japan has called on North Korea to provide information on the fate of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea decades ago.In an apparent attempt to push the North to move forward on an investigation into the abductions, Japan hosted a symposium i…
    8 hours ago 5 May 15, 10:52pm
  • PEN Award for Charlie Hebdo Stirs Controversy
    A literary organization's award for courage to the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has split the usually harmonious and left-leaning U.S. literary elite, with some of the country's best-known writers exchanging accusations of cowardice and bl…
    9 hours ago 5 May 15, 9:47pm
  • US Offers Rewards for Information on IS Leaders
    The United States is offering rewards of up to $20 million for information leading to the capture of four top Islamic State leaders.They include Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, official spokesman for the group. The State Department calls him the "main cond…
    9 hours ago 5 May 15, 9:05pm
  • 2 UN Peacekeepers Killed in Ambush in DRC
    Two U.N. peacekeepers from Tanzania were killed in the eastern part of the  Democratic Republic of the Congo on Tuesday when their patrol was ambushed in an area where government forces are fighting Ugandan rebels, the country's U.N. mission said.…
    10 hours ago 5 May 15, 8:49pm
  • Hungary Seeks EU Debate on Restoring Death Penalty
    A debate about restoring the death penalty has been a recurring issue with Hungary's prime minister since a 2002 bank robbery in which eight people were killed.Now, spurred by the April  22 stabbing of a young tobacco shop assistant but also aware…
    10 hours ago 5 May 15, 8:18pm
  • US to Reopen Embassy in Somalia
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Somalia on Tuesday with promises of reopening the U.S. embassy in the capital, Mogadishu, and broadening Washington's assistance to Somalia's security forces.Kerry's unannounced visit, the first by a U.…
    11 hours ago 5 May 15, 7:18pm
  • EU: Nuclear Talks with Iran to Resume Next Week
    The European Union said Tuesday that nuclear talks between six world powers and Iran would resume next week in Vienna.Officials said EU and Iranian negotiators would meet May 12.  Officials from Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the Unit…
    12 hours ago 5 May 15, 6:27pm
  • NATO Briefly Shifts Command HQ to Romania
    NATO will briefly move an allied joint force command headquarter to Romania as the alliance continues to hone its ability to react to Russia's moves in Ukraine and other security challenges, a top commander said Tuesday. The Allied Joint Force Com…
    13 hours ago 5 May 15, 5:37pm
  • Israel’s Netanyahu Races to Form Governing Coalition
    With the clock ticking, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu raced to put together a governing coalition Tuesday or face the prospect of being forced out of office by a former ally.Netanyahu's Likud Party won March 17 elections, emerging as th…
    13 hours ago 5 May 15, 5:21pm
  • Young Journalists Report on Worldwide Landmine Problem
    There are nine new landmine victims around the world every day, according to the International Campaign to Ban Landmines. To help understand those numbers, a team of young reporters from a prestigious journalism school in Washington recently travelle…
    14 hours ago 5 May 15, 4:34pm
  • Vietnamese TV Show Suspended for Moving Hanoi Into China
    A new reality TV show in Vietnam has been put on hold for wrongfully depicting the capital of Hanoi as being inside Chinese territory.Also, the disputed Spratly and Paracel islands, claimed by Vietnam in the South China Sea, were omitted in a map s…
    14 hours ago 5 May 15, 4:24pm
  • Young Journalists Report on Worldwide Landmine Problem
    The International Campaign to Ban Landmines says there are nine new landmine victims around the world every day. To help understand those numbers, a team of young reporters from a prestigious journalism school in Washington recently traveled all over…
    14 hours ago 5 May 15, 4:22pm

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  • Press focuses on rejection of removal of oil subsidy, 260 constitutional posts for lobbyists
    The House of Representatives rejection of planned removal of subsidy on petroleum products and the kick against fuel scarcity by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) are some of the leading stories in Nigerian newspapers on Wednesday.The Vanguard newsp…
    2 hours ago 6 May 15, 4:28am
  • Malawi to play a friendly match in Zambia on Sunday
    Malawi national football team (Flames) is expected to play an International friendly match against the Chipolopolo Boys of Zambia to take place at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka on Sunday.According to Flames Coach Young Chimodzi, the match against Zambia…
    14 hours ago 5 May 15, 4:55pm
  • Mozambique seizes 100kgs of tourmalines
    The Mozambican police have seized 100 kilos of tourmalines at Nampula International Airport, in the north of the country and aborted an attempt to smuggle the precious stones to China, the local media reported on Tuesday.Private daily newspaper, O P…
    17 hours ago 5 May 15, 1:46pm
  • Mozambique, Japan unveil construction of health institute
    Mozambique and Japan have jointly launched the construction of a new health Institute in the outskirts of the capital Maputo to be known as the Maputo Institute of Health Sciences, (ICSM), APA can report Tuesday.Japan’s International Cooperation A…
    17 hours ago 5 May 15, 1:33pm
  • Accra, Praia inaugural winners of city awards
    The United Cities and Local Governments-Africa (UCLG–A) has announced the winners of the first ever “African Mayor Awards” in Luanda, Angola with the Ghanaian capital Accra winning the large city category.In a statement on Tuesday, the UCLG-A…
    17 hours ago 5 May 15, 1:25pm
  • Gunmen target southern Mali’s Tenekou city
    Gunmen early on Tuesday attacked the city of Tenekou City, located in the Mopti region of southern Mali, a source at the Ministry of Education confirmed in a radio interview. The population of Tenekou woke up at 5am to a barrage of gunfire in the ad…
    17 hours ago 5 May 15, 1:08pm
  • Mozambique police impounds rhino horns, money
    Police authorities in Mozambique have announced the seizure of 4.6 kilos of rhinoceros horns, $93,500, 2,400 South African rand which is equivalent to $200 dollars, and four cell phones at the weekend as part of an operation to crack down on smuggli…
    17 hours ago 5 May 15, 12:56pm
  • IGAD congratulates Kenya’s new appointed defense Minister
    The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has sent a congratulatory message to General Samson Mwathet, who was appointed on Tuesday as Kenya’s new Chief of Defense Forces. The new chief was sworn in the same day and vowed to do its lev…
    18 hours ago 5 May 15, 12:46pm
  • Botswana gay community encouraged to use health facilities
    The gay community in Botswana were on Tuesday encouraged to take advantage of available services in health facilities. Speaking during a workshop held in Gaborone, the capital, on Tuesday, the Project Manager at the Botswana Family Welfare Associati…
    20 hours ago 5 May 15, 10:06am
  • Botswana to take part in South Africa’s tourism fair despite xenophobic attacks
    Botswana and its tourism companies are set to participate in South Africa’s biggest tourism fair, Indaba 2015, despite the recent xenophobic attacks in the country, APA learns here on Tuesday. Indaba 2015 is due to be held from May 9 to 11 in Durb…
    20 hours ago 5 May 15, 9:56am
  • CEO of Togo-based regional airline submits resignation
    Ethiopian national, Yissehak Zewoldi, has just submitted his resignation from the general direction of the Pan-African airline, ASKY, “for personal reasons”, reliable sources told APA. The resignation will be effective as of 15 May 2015 and his…
    21 hours ago 5 May 15, 9:29am
  • Liberia to be declared Ebola free on Saturday – official
    The head of the Incident Management System at Liberia’s Ministry of Health, Tolbert Nyenswah has said that Liberia is to be officially declared Ebola free on Saturday, May 9, if no new case is announced. Addressing reporters in Monrovia on Tuesday…
    22 hours ago 5 May 15, 8:08am
  • Burundi’s constitutional court validades Nkurunziza’s 3rd term candidature
    – The Constitutional Court of Burundi has endorsed President Pierre Nkurunziza’s bid for a third term after being appealed to in this respect last week by some Members of Parliament, the Commissioner responsible for information within the ruling…
    23 hours ago 5 May 15, 7:48am
  • More than 40 feared dead in tribal clashes in northern Kenya
    At least 46 people are feared dead and scores injured in northern Kenya after armed bandits from the Turkana region attacked a village in the Turkana-East Pokot border. According to media reports on Tuesday, the attack was confirmed by Rift Valley R…
    1 day ago 5 May 15, 6:00am
  • Press focuses on fear of purge in military, Boko Haram in disarray, party crisis
    The fear of mass purge in the Nigerian military, disarray among Boko Haram members and the killing of 100 people in Taraba state are the main stories in Nigerian newspapers on Tuesday. The National Mirror reported that there was serious apprehension…
    1 day ago 5 May 15, 5:38am
  • Gambia: EU Commission launches media award
    The office of the European Union Commission in Banjul on Monday launched the 2015 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for journalists with the best reports on development, and poverty alleviation.The EU said the move is meant to highlight the achievements re…
    2 days ago 4 May 15, 4:48pm
  • Gambian deportees arrive from Libya
    An unspecified number of Gambian migrants deported from Libya last week have arrived in Banjul, APA can report Monday.The migrants who were languishing in detention centres in Libya were returned through the Senegalese capital Dakar over the weekend…
    2 days ago 4 May 15, 4:39pm
  • Senegal to send 2,100 troops to Saudi Arabia
    Senegal will send 2,100 troops to Saudi Arabia to support Operation “Decisive Storm” in response to a request from Riyadh, Senegalese Foreign Affairs Minister, Mankeur Ndiaye told MPs on Monday.Mr. Ndiaye said that “the terms and arrangeme…
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  • Botswana: Mixed reaction about fleeing Zimbabweans
    There have been mixed reactions in Botswana to displaced Zimbabwean nationals fleeing xenophobic attacks in South Africa to the country for and seeking job opportunities, APA learnt on Monday.Speaking to Yarona FM radio station, some members of the…
    2 days ago 4 May 15, 2:59pm
  • ECOWAS to partner with FEMUA in deepening regional integration
    The ECOWAS Commission has pledged to strengthen partnership with the organizers of the Urban Music Festival (Festival des Musiques Urbaines d’Anoumba FEMUA), as a way of deepening integration of the region using culture and music. Speaking at the…
    2 days ago 4 May 15, 1:28pm

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