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  • Mozambique country profile
    Provides an overview of Mozambique, including key events and facts about this former Portuguese colony and its recovery from a long civil war in the 1980s.
    57 mins ago 29 Jul 14, 11:41am
  • Liberia bans football over Ebola
    Liberia suspends all football activities in an effort to control the spread of Ebola, as the number of people killed by the virus in West Africa reaches 672.
    1 hour ago 29 Jul 14, 11:32am
  • Burundi's opposition 'targeted'
    Burundi's opposition is facing a "relentless campaign of intimidation" from the ruling party ahead of elections next year, Amnesty International says.
    2 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 11:02am
  • Tanzania country profile
    Provides an overview of Tanzania, including key facts and events as well as news
    2 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 10:40am
  • Letter from Africa: Ebola invasion
    Why the deadly Ebola virus is terrorising West Africa
    3 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 10:06am
  • VIDEO: Chika Amalaha suspended - in 15 secs
    Nigerian medallist, Chika Amalaha, has been suspended provisionally from the Commonwealth Games. Here's the story in 15 seconds.
    3 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 9:36am
  • Pogba sale will help Crewe - Davis
    English club Crewe are set to sell Guinea's Mathias Pogba to Italian side Pescara.
    4 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 8:54am
  • VIDEO: No Eid respite for CAR muslims
    Andrew Harding reports on the ongoing violence in the Central Africa Republic.
    4 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 8:41am
  • Gold medallist fails drugs test
    Weightlifting gold medallist Chika Amalaha of Nigeria is provisionally suspended from Commonwealth Games for failing a drugs test.
    5 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 7:19am
  • VIDEO: Fire rages at Libya fuel depot
    Italy has offered to help extinguish a huge blaze that has engulfed the biggest fuel depot in the Libyan capital
    6 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 6:59am

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CNN Africa

  • Liberian man who died from Ebola was heading home to U.S.
    Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters' birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria.
    17 mins ago 29 Jul 14, 12:21pm
  • Insect burgers could be the future
    Five MBA students are banking their business on it. With insect farms on the rise, your next burger could be made of crickets.
    6 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 7:07am
  • Uganda tourism re-emerges
    Having banished the warlords and kick-started its economy, Uganda is re-establishing itself as a popular choice for travelers.
    6 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 7:00am
  • Building a future... with bamboo
    In Malawi, the art of bamboo is helping disadvantaged youth rise out of poverty.
    7 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 6:05am
  • Liberia closes borders to stop Ebola
    The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to plague West Africa as leaders scramble to stop the virus from spreading.
    23 hours ago 28 Jul 14, 1:30pm
  • Suspects arrested after attacks in Nigeria leave 5 dead
    At least 10 children are reported killed in a strike on a Gaza refugee camp. Israel and Hamas blame each other for the violence.
    23 hours ago 28 Jul 14, 1:09pm
  • Boko Haram blamed in abduction of official's wife
    Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram Islamists on Sunday abducted the wife of the Cameroonian deputy prime minister in a dawn attack on his home village of Kolofata, north of the area where they also kidnapped a local chief and his family, residents and…
    1 day ago 28 Jul 14, 10:38am
  • Militias battle for territory in Libya
    Violence is raging in Libya as rival militias are fighting for territory. CNN's Jomana Karadsheh has more.
    1 day ago 28 Jul 14, 10:37am
  • Ethiopian style with a twist
    Making the jump from model to designer seemed like a natural choice for Hiwot Gashaw. Growing up in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, the young entrepreneur always had a passion for fashion, drawing clothes from an early age.
    1 day ago 28 Jul 14, 9:11am
  • Meet the 'Humans of Khartoum'
    Explore a series of artistic street portraits designed to pay tribute to the people of the Sudanese capital.
    1 day ago 28 Jul 14, 9:06am
  • U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuates personnel
    The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of ongoing militia violence in the capital, Tripoli, U.S. officials said.
    3 days ago 26 Jul 14, 8:10pm
  • Second Air Algerie 'black box' found
    The second flight data recorder from an Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali has been found, a spokeswoman for the U.N. mission in Mali says.
    3 days ago 26 Jul 14, 10:34am
  • From lion killers to 'Guardians'
    As a child, Leela Hazzah would spend her summer nights lying on the rooftop of her family's home in Egypt.
    4 days ago 25 Jul 14, 1:16pm
  • Ebola: Race to create a vaccine
    Nearly 40 years after Ebola was discovered, there is still no cure. But could experimental vaccines protect people from the killer disease?
    4 days ago 25 Jul 14, 5:59am
  • U.S. teen accused of child sex assaults in Kenya
    In April, Matthew Lane Durham volunteered his time at a children's home in Nairobi, Kenya, which recruited people from Oklahoma churches to provide food, housing and clothes to neglected kids in the African nation.
    5 days ago 24 Jul 14, 10:24pm
  • Christian woman in apostasy case meets Pope Francis
    Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan for apostasy but subsequently pardoned, arrived in Rome on Thursday, the Italian Foreign Ministry said.
    5 days ago 24 Jul 14, 10:24pm
  • Two suicide blasts kill 40 in Nigeria
    At least 40 people in northern Nigeria were killed Wednesday in two suicide blasts targeting a renowned Muslim cleric and an opposition politician, prompting a round-the-clock curfew to prevent chaos.
    6 days ago 23 Jul 14, 5:04pm
  • Libya: Worst battle since revolution
    Fierce fighting rages on the outskirts of Tripoli as militias continue to battle for control of the city's airport.
    6 days ago 23 Jul 14, 11:16am
  • Durban Festival: 9 films to see
    Durban's film festival has kicked off, and we take a look at some of the African films featured at this year's showcase.
    6 days ago 23 Jul 14, 11:14am
  • What to do in Marrakech
    Morocco's Red City is crammed with stunning gardens, shaded souks and steamy bath houses.
    6 days ago 23 Jul 14, 8:28am
  • Capturing Sudan life on camera
    Explore a series of artistic street portraits designed to pay tribute to the people of the Sudanese capital.
    6 days ago 23 Jul 14, 5:06am
  • 9 must-see movies at Durban film fest
    The long-running Durban International Film Festival is back and this year it's offering cinema lovers a host of must-see movies.
    6 days ago 23 Jul 14, 5:01am
  • Ebola: Death toll, new cases up
    High numbers of new Ebola cases and deaths in Africa are prompting increased efforts to contain the deadly outbreak.
    8 days ago 21 Jul 14, 10:56pm
  • Stress-busting in Johannesburg
    Life in Joburg can be stressful. Luckily there are some exceedingly non-stressful places close by.
    8 days ago 21 Jul 14, 10:50pm
  • Nature's greatest mystery, solved?
    From the air, the Namibian desert looks like it has a bad case of chicken pox. Spread across 1,100 miles of a narrow strip sit a smattering of barren polka dots, otherwise known as fairy circles. These sizable craters measure 10- to 65-feet in diamet…
    8 days ago 21 Jul 14, 9:22am
  • Is this Nigeria's king of portraiture?
    Nigerian portraitist Edosa Ogiugo captures the fabric of Nigerian life in bold brushstrokes
    8 days ago 21 Jul 14, 9:21am
  • A taste of Mauritius
    The best way to experience the food of Mauritius is by touring the island nation's bustling marketplaces.
    8 days ago 21 Jul 14, 9:20am
  • Unseen side of S. African icons
    Adrian Steirn and the 21 ICONS team have captured intimate portraits of some of South Africa's most celebrated. Here he reveals the story behind the photographs.
    11 days ago 18 Jul 14, 7:57am
  • Icons revealed: Portraits of a nation
    Adrian Steirn and the 21 ICONS team have captured intimate portraits of some of South Africa's most celebrated. Here he reveals the story behind the photographs.
    11 days ago 18 Jul 14, 7:40am
  • Is this Africa's Gucci?
    Making the jump from model to designer seemed like a natural choice for this young entrepreneur.
    12 days ago 17 Jul 14, 10:53am
  • How Libya can be pulled from brink
    While the Zintan militia leads the battle for control of Tripoli's airport, another set of militia and radicalized Islamist insurgents in the east are threatening a fragile Libya.
    13 days ago 16 Jul 14, 9:37am
  • African art is more than artifacts
    Contemporary African art is officially playing with the big boys.
    13 days ago 16 Jul 14, 6:54am
  • Photo secrets of Marrakech
    The gateway to Morocco's Atlas Mountains is a photographer's paradise -- but capturing it on camera isn't easy.
    13 days ago 16 Jul 14, 6:52am
  • Zanzibar's shop of curiosities
    In a tucked-away corner of Zanzibar's historic Stone Town lies a little shop of curiosities.
    14 days ago 15 Jul 14, 2:46pm
  • Escape to the Cape in Wi-Fi cars
    Nestled in an epic landscape where two oceans meet in a flurry of foam and waves, Cape Town is one of the most photogenic places on Earth.
    27 days ago 2 Jul 14, 12:21pm
  • Mother shot on road to safety
    Travel with a convoy fleeing the violence between Muslims and Christians in Central African Republic.
    82 days ago 8 May 14, 4:16pm

East African Photographers

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2 days ago 27 Jul 14, 3:32pm
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2 days ago 27 Jul 14, 3:32pm
Cookswell Jikos and charcoal ovens and animal shaped BBQ'sCookswell Jikos and charcoal ovens and animal shaped BBQ's
2 days ago 27 Jul 14, 6:01am
Cookswell Jikos Naivasha, Mai Mahiu and Mt Suswa weekendCookswell Jikos Naivasha, Mai Mahiu and Mt Suswa weekend
7 days ago 22 Jul 14, 5:45am
Cookswell Jikos Naivasha, Mai Mahiu and Mt Suswa weekendCookswell Jikos Naivasha, Mai Mahiu and Mt Suswa weekend
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Cookswell Jikos Naivasha, Mai Mahiu and Mt Suswa weekendCookswell Jikos Naivasha, Mai Mahiu and Mt Suswa weekend
7 days ago 22 Jul 14, 5:45am

Seattle Post Intelligencer

  • Nigerian militants bomb bridge, killing 8 people
    BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — Witnesses say insurgents blew up a bridge in northern Nigeria, killing eight people, as soldiers stationed nearby fled for their lives.Abbas Gava, a civilian security volunteer, said during the rainy season the road will no…
    57 mins ago 29 Jul 14, 11:41am
  • Burundi on edge amid rise of violent youth group
    The youth wing of Burundi's ruling party is also threatening and sometimes killing opposition members with impunity, a human rights watchdog group said Tuesday.Imbonerakure members are "responsible for intimidation, harassment and violence, attacki…
    2 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 10:14am
  • Madagascar billed as surfing paradise
    The island nation in the Indian Ocean has become the 86th member of the International Surfing Association as part of a drive to promote the sport in Africa, the California-based association said.Some of the best — and most remote — surfing in M…
    4 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 8:39am
  • 3 female suicide bomber kill several in Nigeria
    KANO, Nigeria (AP) — A woman blew herself up at a petrol station in northern Nigeria on Monday, killing three people in one of three suicide bombings by females in Kano in two days, police said.Another female suicide bomber exploded her device ac…
    22 hours ago 28 Jul 14, 2:09pm
  • Rebels: C. African Republic ceasefire 'broken'
    BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — A spokesman for the mostly Muslim Seleka rebel group in Central African Republic says a ceasefire has been "broken" after its fighters came under attack from the mostly Christian anti-Balaka militia.The Sel…
    1 day ago 28 Jul 14, 11:30am
  • Famine watch: South Sudan teams study hunger data
    Health experts locked away in a hotel conference room in South Sudan's capital are debating exactly how severe the hunger situation is in the world's newest country, and if the hunger brought on by violence that erupted in December qualifies as a fam…
    1 day ago 28 Jul 14, 11:23am
  • Liberia president orders new anti-Ebola measures
    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation.President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf…
    1 day ago 28 Jul 14, 9:35am
  • Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected
    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat an outbrea…
    2 days ago 27 Jul 14, 7:39pm
  • Air Algerie jet's black boxes to be sent to France
    BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that crashed in northern Mali last week will be transferred to France for analysis, the French embassy in Mali said Sunday, as officials prepared for the process of identifying the remains…
    2 days ago 27 Jul 14, 12:54pm
  • Boko Haram kidnaps top official's wife in Cameroon
    YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A government spokesman says Boko Haram fighters kidnapped the wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister in an attack that also resulted in multiple deaths.Cameroon's government has become increasingly involved in regional ef…
    2 days ago 27 Jul 14, 9:47am
  • UN finds second black box of Air Algerie jet
    PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande said Saturday he wants the remains of all passengers on the Air Algerie plane that fell from the sky and disintegrated to be brought to France and the site of this week's catastrophe marked with a mem…
    3 days ago 26 Jul 14, 1:57pm
  • 2 critics of Swaziland government sentenced
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Two government critics in Swaziland have been sentenced to two years in prison after being found guilty of contempt of court for publishing articles lamenting alleged threats to judicial independence in the southern African king…
    3 days ago 26 Jul 14, 7:31am
  • Nigeria arrests 1 connected to Kaduna bombings
    The attack, if successful, could have triggered serious civil unrest.Since Wednesday, at least 57 people have been killed in attacks and Nigerian forces this weekend are increasing security ahead Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim celebration marking the end…
    4 days ago 25 Jul 14, 3:49pm
  • Nigeria nabs accused $6 million Facebook fraudster
    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian security forces say they have arrested a suspected internet fraudster accused of stealing nearly $6 million from people who thought were paying fees to apply for government jobs.Emmanuel Okeh, a spokesman for the Ni…
    4 days ago 25 Jul 14, 9:41am
  • Uganda: 9 bodies found after tribal clashes
    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan police official says nine bodies have been discovered buried under four different sites in an ongoing investigation of mass graves in a western part of the country that had tribal violence recently.
    4 days ago 25 Jul 14, 9:20am
  • Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali
    OUAGADOUGO, Burkina Faso (AP) — An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, the third major international aviation disaster in a week.French fighter jets, U.N. peacekeepers and others hunted for…
    4 days ago 25 Jul 14, 1:40am
  • 2 attacks in Nigeria's north kills at least 12
    BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — Two attacks in Nigeria's north killed more than a dozen people, an official and resident said Thursday, as the death toll from twin blasts that targeted a prominent politician and sheik on Wednesday rose.Five more victims fr…
    5 days ago 24 Jul 14, 3:29pm
  • Gunmen kill female tourist on Kenya coast
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A female tourist was shot dead in the coastal town of Mombasa, the second foreigner shot in same area this month, police officials said Thursday.Two men, one armed with a pistol, rounded the corner of a building along Kuze R…
    5 days ago 24 Jul 14, 2:21pm
  • US pulls Peace Corps volunteers from Kenya
    U.S. warnings about the high risk of terror attacks in Kenya always ruffle the feathers of Kenyan leaders, and the State Department and Peace Corps statements underscored the long U.S.-Kenya relationship and the hundreds of millions of dollars the U.…
    5 days ago 24 Jul 14, 1:05pm
  • Officials: Peace Corps pulling more than 50 volunteers out of Kenya over security fears
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Officials: Peace Corps pulling more than 50 volunteers out of Kenya over security fears.
    5 days ago 24 Jul 14, 11:12am
  • Malawi corruption suspect faces charges
    BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — The chief suspect in a government corruption scandal that has rocked the southern African nation of Malawi faces charges of fraud and money laundering.
    5 days ago 24 Jul 14, 4:26am
  • 2 bombs kill at least 39 in Kaduna, north Nigeria
    KADUNA, Nigeria (AP) — Bomb blasts appearing to target former Nigerian military ruler Muhammadu Buhari and a prominent moderate Muslim cleric killed dozens of people Wednesday, but left both leaders unharmed, according to Nigerian state security.…
    6 days ago 23 Jul 14, 5:22pm
  • Central African Republic's rebels sign cease-fire
    BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo (AP) — Representatives of the Muslim and Christian factions battling in Central African Republic signed a cease-fire agreement on Wednesday in neighboring Republic of Congo.A civilian transitional government is now…
    6 days ago 23 Jul 14, 3:44pm
  • Somali lawmaker shot dead in drive-by shooting
    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Qaida-linked gunmen killed a female Somali lawmaker, who was known for singing popular folk music, in a drive-by shooting Wednesday, a police official said.The Somali Islamic extremist militant group al-Shabab, which…
    6 days ago 23 Jul 14, 2:26pm
  • South Africa: Rhino poacher gets 77 years in jail
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A rhino poacher in South Africa has been sentenced to 77 years in prison in one of the heaviest penalties aimed at curbing poachers who target rhinos for their horns, which fetch a high price on the illegal market in parts of As…
    6 days ago 23 Jul 14, 6:33am
  • 11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die
    Seven fathers of kidnapped girls were among 51 bodies brought to the Chibok hospital after an attack on the nearby village of Kautakari this month, said a health worker who insisted on anonymity for fear of reprisals by the extremists.At least four…
    7 days ago 22 Jul 14, 4:46pm
  • Nigerian president meets parents of abducted girls
    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — President Goodluck Jonathan met for the first time Tuesday with parents of 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and dozens of classmates who managed to escape from their Islamic extremist captors.The parents emerged from the c…
    7 days ago 22 Jul 14, 1:11pm
  • C. African Republic talks on hold; rebels absent
    The development Tuesday marks a setback for regional mediators trying to negotiate a cease-fire in the country where thousands have died since sectarian violence exploded last December.A civilian transitional government is now tasked with organizin…
    7 days ago 22 Jul 14, 11:47am
  • Assailants attack Congo military camp in capital
    The military camp is located close to the residence of President Joseph Kabila and the sound of gunfire for about 20 minutes in the area provoked widespread panic.
    7 days ago 22 Jul 14, 11:39am
  • Kenya military Twitter account hacked
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Twitter account run by Kenya's military was taken over by hackers claiming to be from the international activist collective Anonymous, a military spokesman said MondayAnonymous is a loosely affiliated global network of h…
    8 days ago 21 Jul 14, 11:28am

Inter Press Service

  • Somali Refugees Find an Unlikely Home … In Istanbul
    Among the labyrinth of winding narrow streets just outside a major shopping centre in the Kumkapi neighbourhood of Istanbul is a rundown road, congested with shops and apartments stacked atop one another. Cars somehow manage to come barrelling down t…
    7 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 5:16am
  • Trade Facilitation Will Support African Industrialisation
    In this column, Roberto Azevêdo, Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), argues that the Trade Facilitation Agreement delivered by the Bali package in December last year will support regional integration in Africa, complement the Afr…
    9 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 3:46am
  • Oil Lubricates Equatorial Guinea’s Entry into Portuguese Language Community
    Evidently, oil talked louder. By unanimous resolution, the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) admitted Equatorial Guinea as a full member, in spite of the CPLP’s ban on dictatorial regimes and the death penalty. At the two-day summit…
    4 days ago 25 Jul 14, 12:10pm
  • AIDS Conference Mourns the Dead, Debates Setbacks
    The 20th International AIDS Conference concluded today as the first in its history that remembered not just the 39 million people worldwide who have died of AIDS but also those who lost their lives in the crashed MH17 flight carrying six of its deleg…
    4 days ago 25 Jul 14, 11:22am
  • Social Protection Needed to Reduce Africa’s Inequalities
    For the last 13 years, Michael Ndah, 37, has worked for three road construction companies in Cameroon, but it is only in the last two years that his current employer has managed to register him with the National Social Insurance Fund (CNPS).  The CN…
    5 days ago 24 Jul 14, 4:34pm
  • OPINION: Empowering DR Congo’s Sexual Violence Survivors by Enforcing Reparations
    Before a sexual violence survivor in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has her day in court, she must surmount many obstacles. Poor or nonexistent roads and costly transportation may prevent her from going to a police station to report the c…
    5 days ago 24 Jul 14, 4:26am
  • Cameroon’s Rising Sea Drowns Tourism
    Pierre Zambo is a hotel manager in Kribi, a sea resort town in Cameroon’s South Region. In the past his hotel would have “more than 100 tourists each week. But today if I manage to have 50 people registered into my hotel weekly, then it’s good…
    5 days ago 24 Jul 14, 3:19am
  • Focus on Child Marriage, Genital Mutilation at All-Time High
    As Tuesday’s major summits here and in London focused global attention on adolescent girls, the United Nations offered new data warning that more than 130 million girls and women have experienced some form of female genital mutilation, while more…
    6 days ago 23 Jul 14, 10:41am
  • Touaregs Seek Secular and Democratic Multi-Ethnic State
    The government of Mali and Touareg rebels representing Azawad, a territory in northern Mali which declared unilateral independence in 2012 after a Touareg rebellion drove out the Malian army, resumed peace talks in Algiers last week, intended to end…
    6 days ago 23 Jul 14, 7:10am
  • BRICS – The End of Western Dominance of the Global Financial and Economic Order
    In this column, Shyam Saran, former Indian Foreign Secretary and currently Chairman of India’s National Security Advisory Board, argues that the new financial institutions put in place by the BRICS countries at their recent summit in Brazil will al…
    6 days ago 23 Jul 14, 3:17am
  • U.S., Russia, China Hamper ICC’s Reach
    Despite making important strides in the first dozen years of its existence, the International Criminal Court (ICC) faces a daunting task if it hopes to create a reputation as a truly global institution. With a skewed distribution of states parties an…
    7 days ago 22 Jul 14, 2:10pm
  • Creating a Slum Within a Slum
    At the eastern edge of Nairobi’s Kibera slum, children gather with large yellow jerry cans to collect water dripping out of an exposed pipe. The high-rise grey and beige Soweto East settlement towers above them. A girl lifts the can on top of her h…
    7 days ago 22 Jul 14, 3:49am
  • U.S. Debating “Historic” Support for Off-Grid Electricity in Africa
    Pressure is building here for lawmakers to pass a bill that would funnel billions of dollars of U.S. investment into strengthening Africa’s electricity production and distribution capabilities, and could offer broad new support for off-grid opportu…
    8 days ago 21 Jul 14, 7:02pm
  • Spain: A Precarious Gateway to Europe for Syrian Refugees
    Little Samir covers his face with his hands as he plays under the orange tree in the centre of the inner courtyard of the Spanish Refugee Aid Commission (CEAR) centre in the southern city of Malaga. He is four years old and has spent nearly a year in…
    8 days ago 21 Jul 14, 7:01pm
  • Fragility of WTO’s Bali Package Exposed
    The “fragility” of the World Trade Organization’s ‘Bali package’ was brought into the open at the weekend meeting in Sydney, Australia, of trade ministers from the world’s 20 major economies (G20). The Bali package is a trade agreement…
    8 days ago 21 Jul 14, 6:19pm
  • As Winds of Change Blow, South America Builds Its House with BRICS
    While this week’s BRICS summit might have been off the radar of Western powers, the leaders of its five member countries launched a financial system to rival Bretton Woods institutions and held an unprecedented meeting with the governments of South…
    11 days ago 18 Jul 14, 10:36am
  • BRICS Forges Ahead With Two New Power Drivers – India and China
    The Sixth BRICS Summit which ended Wednesday in Fortaleza, Brazil, attracted more attention than any other such gathering in the alliance’s short history, and not just from its own members – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Two exte…
    12 days ago 17 Jul 14, 2:07pm
  • North’s Policies Affecting South’s Economies
    In this column, Yilmaz Akyuz, chief economist of the South Centre in Geneva, argues that in recent years developing countries have lost steam as recovery in advanced economies has remained weak or absent due to the fading effect of counter-cyclical p…
    13 days ago 16 Jul 14, 4:40am
  • If You Cut One, Plant Two
    Olga Mugisa, 11-years-old, takes to the microphone in front of her peers, the Ugandan flag proudly draped behind her and green plants framing the stage. She has an important message to share with her fellow students: “If you cut one, plant two.”…
    14 days ago 15 Jul 14, 6:18am
  • South Sudanese Children Starving While Aid Falling Short
    Even as aid workers are warning that children in South Sudan are falling victim to mass malnutrition, international agencies are said to be missing their fundraising goals to avert a looming famine in the country. On Monday, Medecins Sans Frontieres…
    15 days ago 14 Jul 14, 8:20pm

VOA - Africa

  • Yukos Shareholders: Ready to Discuss $50-Billion Compensation With Russia
    Shareholders of former Russian oil producer Yukos would be willing to discuss with Russia a court's decision to award them $50 billion in compensation, a spokesman for holding company GML said on Tuesday.“We have always been ready to negotiate wi…
    2 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 11:06am
  • At Least 30 Killed in Libya's Benghazi in Fierce Fighting
    At least 30 people were killed overnight and Tuesday morning in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi during heavy clashes involving war planes and rockets between government special forces and Islamist fighters, medical sources said.Fierce fighting in…
    2 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 10:21am
  • South African Firebrand Malema's Book Causing a Stir
    The controversial South African politician Julius Malema has released a book entitled The Coming Revolution.   Malema surprised everyone when his new Economic Freedom Fighters party took nearly 10 percent of the vote in this year's elections. The b…
    3 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 10:00am
  • Planning Post-2015 Development
    The U.N. Millennium Development Goals are due to expire at the end of next year. Debate is underway on what should replace them. One U.N. official says they should be based, in part, on the findings of the 2014 Human Development Report.The eight…
    3 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 9:58am
  • More Africans Are Settling in China
    Growing relations between Africa and China have led to an influx of Chinese migrants in Africa and a growing number of Africans moving to China. Africans come to China not as desperate refugees, but out of choice, and more plan on staying. One of tho…
    3 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 9:54am
  • China Censors Web Posts Following Xinjiang Unrest Rumors
    China's Internet minders are scrubbing social networks for references about a heavily populated county in the south of the country's volatile and remote region of Xinjiang, following reports of a major outbreak of unrest.Some of the scrubbed posting…
    3 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 9:47am
  • Cholera Kills Over 200 in Northern Cameroon
    A cholera epidemic has hit northern Cameroon, killing more than 200 people in less than a month.  The government of the central African nation and aid agencies say some of the affected persons are refugees fleeing the Nigerian militant group Boko Ha…
    3 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 9:42am
  • Amnesty International, Thai Military Leaders Discuss Rights Concerns
    Amnesty International says a team of four from its headquarters in London traveled to Thailand to research the human rights situation in the kingdom following the May 22 coup.The non-governmental organization’s investigators, who were in Thailand…
    4 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 8:48am
  • Islamic State Video Wages Psychological War on Iraqi Soldiers
    Islamic State, the al-Qaida spin-off that seized wide swaths of Iraq almost unopposed last month, has released a video warning Iraqi soldiers who may still have some fight in them that they risk being rounded up en masse and executed.Iraq's army un…
    4 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 8:44am
  • Belgium Urges Labeling Israeli Settlements’ Products
    Belgium advised retailers on Tuesday to clearly label the origin of products made in Israeli settlements that are in occupied territories where Palestinians seek statehood.The non-binding recommendation has nothing to do with escalating conflict be…
    4 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 8:41am
  • India, US Look to Reset Ties During Kerry Visit
    India and the United States will attempt to reset their ties during the upcoming visit by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. Thursday's talks will be the first high-level interaction between the two countries since a right-wing government led by Pri…
    4 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 8:25am
  • Magnitude 6.3 Quake hits Mexico, No Major Damages, Injuries
    A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit southwest of Juan Rodriguez Clara, in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz on Tuesday at a depth of 95 km (60 miles), the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damages.The qu…
    5 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 8:07am
  • Kerry: US-India Ties at ‘Potentially Transformative Moment’
    Relations between the United States and India are at a “potentially transformative moment,” with a new Indian government that presents new opportunities, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said.  Speaking Monday to the Center for American Prog…
    6 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 7:03am
  • China Investigates Former Powerful Security Chief
    China has announced it is investigating a man who used to be one of the country's most powerful politicians, former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang.  The investigation is likely to boost already growing public support for Chinese President Xi…
    6 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 6:58am
  • Young African Leadership Program Renamed to Honor Mandela
    President Barack Obama's Young African Leadership Iniative brought hundreds of young Africans to the United States for a six-week program aimed at building their knowledge and skills in fields such as public administration and business.  Out of the…
    6 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 6:43am
  • EU Imposes Tougher Sanctions on Russia
    European Union countries reached agreement on Tuesday to impose new economic sanctions against Russia, targeting its oil industry, defense, dual-use goods and sensitive technologies, according to diplomats.The measures will also shut state-owned Ru…
    6 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 6:19am
  • Philippine President Defends Stimulus Plan
    Philippine President Benigno Aquino is fighting for his political career in the face of several impeachment complaints and approval ratings that have dipped to their lowest levels since he took office four years ago. The controversy is over a governm…
    6 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 6:18am
  • Young Africans Arrive in US for Leadership Program
    President Barack Obama's Young African Leadership Initiative has brought hundreds of young Africans to the United States for a six-week program aimed at building their knowledge and skills in fields such as public administration and business. Out of…
    6 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 6:18am
  • US Marshals Ordered to Seize Oil From Kurdish Tanker off Texas
    U.S. authorities are set to seize a cargo of oil from Iraqi Kurdistan anchored off the Texas coast after a judge approved a request from Baghdad, raising the stakes in an oil sales dispute between Iraq's central government and the autonomous region.…
    7 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 5:34am
  • 19 Killed in Fierce Fighting Around Ukraine Crash Site
    Intense fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine killed at least 19 civilians, local officials said on Tuesday, as Kyiv pressed an offensive to close in on the separatists.Ukrainian forces have been pushing rebel…
    8 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 4:54am

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News From Africa

  • Kenya: Varsities Go Big On Innovations
    Education systems in Africa have increasingly developed since the colonial era with governments emphasizing on technical approaches in problem solving so as to improve living standards by collaborating with other institutions such as Microsoft in fun…
    7 days ago 22 Jul 14, 6:11am
  • African Countries To Miss TV Analogue Switch-Off Deadline, Say Research
    Failure to beat the deadline will affect the progress made so far by African countries, in digitizing the communication sector, especially broadcast in line with global digital goals.
    7 days ago 22 Jul 14, 6:08am
  • Kenya: American Man Faces Charges Of Sex Acts With Children
    In the recent years, there have been increased cases of foreigners being arraigned in courts across Africa for engaging in pornographic acts with underage girls and boys with approximately 30,000 (30%) of the population of children between 12 and 18…
    7 days ago 22 Jul 14, 3:17am
  • Kenya: Creating a Slum Within a Slum
    According to the U.N., 40% of Kenya’s 43 million people are living in urban areas with more than 70% of Nairobi’s 3.1 million people living in 200 informal settlements, ghettos or slums.
    7 days ago 22 Jul 14, 3:17am
  • West Africa: FAO Warns of Fruit Bat Risk in Ebola Epidemic
    The West African epidemic is thought to have started when the virus crossed over from infected wildlife into the human population and subsequently began spreading between people.
    8 days ago 21 Jul 14, 6:17am

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  • Paul Biya fires 2 army officers over Boko Haram attacks
    President Paul Biya of Cameroon on Tuesday, sacked two senior army officers in the north of the Cameroon over Boko Haram attacks that killed 15 people.Seventeen other persons were also taken hostage in the far-northern town of Kolofata during the at…
    1 hour ago 29 Jul 14, 11:25am
  • Goodluck condemns kidnap of Cameroonian, Kano attack
    Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned terrorist attacks in the Nigerian states of Kano, Adamawa and the the kidnap of the Lamido of Kolofata in Northern Cameroon, Lamido Seini Lamine, the wife of the Vice Prime Minister of Cameroon.A st…
    3 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 10:04am
  • Nigeria’s power company to inject $8bn to upgrade operations
    The Executive Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Mohammed Shaike, has said that the company plans to inject $8 billion to upgrade its operations, to achieve 20,000 megawatts electricity supply in Nigeria.Shaike told members of th…
    3 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 9:53am
  • Nigeria: 59 had contacts with Ebola victim – official
    The Lagos State Commissioner for Health in south-western Nigeria, Dr. Jide Idris, said 59 people in the state came in contact with the 40-year-old Liberian who died of Ebola virus in Lagos.Idris told journalists on Monday in Lagos that the number co…
    3 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 9:48am
  • Press scream female bombers in Kano, Ebola virus, breaking of doctors’ strike
    Serial bombing of Kano by female suicide groups of Boko Haram, placement of 59 persons on medical watch list over Ebola virus, and the feared military intervention in hospitals over of doctors’ strike, dominated the Nigerian newspapers on Tuesday.…
    3 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 9:36am
  • Huge fire broke out in oil tanks in Tripoli
    Libyan authorities have appealed to all belligerent factions to immediately stop the exchange of fire which has sparked a huge blaze at the second tank of the airport depot. The government affirmed in its statement that the outbreak of fire in the s…
    4 hours ago 29 Jul 14, 8:15am
  • Morocco to celebrate Eid El Fitr Tuesday
    The Eid Al Fitr celebration, marking the end of the islam’s holy month of Ramadan, will be celebrated Tuesday in Morocco, official sources told APA.A statement issued by the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs, said the lunar crescent was n…
    21 hours ago 28 Jul 14, 3:17pm
  • SA metal industry strike ends
    The nearly one month-long wage strike by workers in the metal and engineering sector who are affiliated to the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), ended Monday.Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim said the union had decided to accep…
    22 hours ago 28 Jul 14, 3:05pm
  • Female Boko Haram bomber linked to Kano disaster
    Nigerian police on Monday confirmed the death of three people and scores injured at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Mega Station in Kano, after a the ancient city was hit by terrorists on Sunday.The explosion is alleged to have be…
    22 hours ago 28 Jul 14, 2:55pm
  • Malawi to host health financing Summit
    Malawi’s Ministry of Health will organised a two-day national heHealth financing summit from July 30 to 31st to showcase evidence of costs associated with health and available resources.Secretary for health Chris Kang’ombe said Monday in the cap…
    22 hours ago 28 Jul 14, 2:53pm
  • Nigerian airline suspends flights to Liberia, S/Leone over Ebola scare
    Nigeria’s Arik Air has suspended flight to Liberia and Sierra-Leone following the first Ebola virus death pf a Liberian passenger at the Lagos airport last week.A statement by the airline’s Head of Corporate Communications, Mr. Ola Adebanji, sai…
    23 hours ago 28 Jul 14, 1:54pm
  • Malawi launches program to stamp out child abuse
    Forum for African Women in Malawi (FAWEMA has launched a Computer for Change (C4C) Child Protection short message (sms) program to eliminate all forms of child abuse practices.FAWEMA introduced the program in partnership with International Institute…
    1 day ago 28 Jul 14, 10:13am
  • Nigeria to reward medalists in Commonwealth Games
    The Nigerian government has announced handsome financial rewards for any athlete who win medals at the ongoing Commonwealth Games, in Glasgow, Scotland.According to local media reports, any athlete who wins a Gold medal will go home with $7,000, Sil…
    1 day ago 28 Jul 14, 9:51am
  • Ghana’s Mahama joins Muslims to celebrate Eid-el-Fitr
    Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama on Monday joined Muslim community in Ghana to celebrate Ramadan for the first time in Kumasi the second largest city in Ghana in grand style.Speaking at the function, President Mahama congratulated all Muslims…
    1 day ago 28 Jul 14, 9:29am
  • American doctor contracts Ebola disease in Liberia
    The Medical Director at the U.S charity, Samaritan’s Purse Ebola Center in the capital Monrovia, Kent Brantly has contracted the deadly Ebola disease.According to a statement from the Medical charity, Dr. Brantly is currently in isolation receivin…
    1 day ago 28 Jul 14, 9:20am
  • Arik Air suspends flight operations to Liberia, Sierra Leone over Ebola
    Nigerian carrier Arik Air will on Monday suspend all its flight operations into Liberia and Sierra Leone until further notice.Arik Air spokesman Banji Ola told reporters on Sunday in Lagos that “Arik Air will be suspending operations into Monr…
    1 day ago 28 Jul 14, 8:28am
  • Liberia announces measures to contain spread of Ebola
    The Task Force constituted Saturday by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in conjuction with a technical team headed by the health ministry has announced stringent measures to combat the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease in the country.The Task Force h…
    1 day ago 28 Jul 14, 8:14am
  • Boko Haram releases Cameroon politician’s wife
    The Cameroonian authorities said on Monday that the wife of the country’s deputy Prime Minister and several hostages, who were abducted on Sunday, had been released.Cameroon’s Communication minister, Tchiroma Bakary told APA in an interview that…
    1 day ago 28 Jul 14, 7:53am
  • US suspends diplomatic ties with Libya over ‘militia violence
    The United States announced, on Monday, it has suspended all diplomatic activities in Libya. The move was due to what Washington blamed on the “free-wheelingâ€� militia violence that is taking place in the capital Tripoli. The announcemen…
    1 day ago 28 Jul 14, 6:20am
  • UN worker killed another abducted in Sudan’s Darfur
    UN worker has been killed and another abducted in the Sudanese troubled region of Darfur, Eyewitnesses disclosed on Sunday.The witnesses told APA that the Sudanese peacekeeping mission in Darfur worker has been killed by unknown group in North Darfu…
    1 day ago 28 Jul 14, 6:01am

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