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West African leaders pledge $1 billion to tackle 2019-09-15 03:55:54West African leaders on Saturday announced a billion-dollar plan to fight the rising problem of jihadist violence in the region, at a summit in Burkin

F24's Ayesha Ismail on Robert Mugabe's state funeral 2019-09-15 03:06:02FRANCE 24's correspondent Ayesha Ismail reports on Robert Mugabe's state funeral.

Tunisia's presidential election 2019-09-15 02:59:47Polls open for Tunisian presidential election.

Tunisians cast votes in keenly fought presidential poll 2019-09-15 01:01:51Rarely has the outcome of an election been so uncertain in Tunisia, the cradle and partial success story of the Arab Spring, as some seven million vot

Tunisia elections: ‘Young people have a role to 2019-09-14 13:52:48Tired of waiting for parties to come to them, young Tunisians have taken up on it themselves to get involved with politics through civil society proje

African leaders, supporters gather to bid farewell to 2019-09-14 04:50:55Zimbabwe gave former leader Robert Mugabe a state funeral on Saturday with African leaders paying tribute to a man they lauded as a liberation hero bu

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe to be buried in new national 2019-09-13 16:06:10The burial of Zimbabwe’s founding president, President Robert Mugabe, will be delayed for a month until a special site can be built at the natio

Tunisia election: 'Why would I vote?' (3/4) 2019-09-13 13:08:33After years of broken vows, residents in Tunisia’s poorest areas have little faith in politicians and scant interest in the weekend’s pres

Economic slump weighs heavily on Tunisia's presidential election 2019-09-13 10:54:25Tunisia is holding a presidential election on Sunday and the abstention rate could be high. With unemployment of over 15 percent and an informal secto

Tunisia elections: ‘We want women to be a 2019-09-12 13:12:35As Tunisia gears up for a crucial presidential election on Sunday, low female turnout and a dearth of women candidates continue to plague the cradle o

Scores feared dead after train derails in southern 2019-09-12 07:42:40Up to 50 people were killed early Thursday when a train derailed in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the minister for humanitarian action, S

Nearly 200 Nigerian migrants repatriated from South Africa 2019-09-12 02:37:54Nearly 200 Nigerian migrants repatriated from South Africa after xenophobic violence

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Tunisian establishment stunned as outsiders win presidency New! 2019-09-17 03:58:22TUNIS (Reuters) - With more than half the votes counted in a presidential election, Tunisians have delivered a political earthquake by rejecting estab

ICC prosecutor: will appeal Gbagbo's acquittal New! 2019-09-17 03:56:06THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Monday said her office would appeal the acquittal of former Ivory Coast Pr

Italy arrests three men suspected of torturing migrants New! 2019-09-17 03:50:11PALERMO, Italy (Reuters) - Italian prosecutors on Monday ordered the arrest of three people suspected of torturing migrants in a detention centre in n

Egypt and Ethiopia at odds as talks over New! 2019-09-17 03:43:25CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt says Ethiopia has "summarily rejected" its plan for key aspects of operating a giant dam the East African nation is building

S.African army to stay longer in gang hotspots 2019-09-16 10:06:09CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South African soldiers will patrol gang-ridden Cape Town streets for an extra six months after President Cyril Ramaphosa on Mond

Tunisian establishment stunned as outsiders claim election win 2019-09-16 08:39:02TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian voters appear to have up-ended their nation's politics in Sunday's presidential election, rejecting established leaders f

Zimbabwe doctors protest over union leader's disappearance 2019-09-16 08:36:49HARARE (Reuters) - Hundreds of Zimbabwean doctors protested in central Harare on Monday over the disappearance of the leader of their union, but riot

Tanzania's Zanzibar begins to register traditional healers 2019-09-16 04:29:20ZANZIBAR CITY, Tanzania (Reuters) - Zanzibar's traditional healers with their toolkits of herbs, holy scriptures and massages are being registered by

Islamic State fills the void in Nigeria as 2019-09-16 04:24:17ABUJA/MAIDUGURI, Reuters (Reuters) - When Islamic State gunmen stormed the northeast Nigerian town of Magumeri on the night of August 21, they had fre

Egypt resumes Nile dam talks with Ethiopia, Sudan 2019-09-16 03:39:00CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's foreign minister said Cairo had resumed talks with Sudan and Ethiopia over a $4 billion dam Addis Ababa is building on the

Tunisians vote in competitive presidential election 2019-09-15 04:50:51TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisians began casting votes in an unpredictable presidential election on Sunday where there is no overwhelming front-runner, with

Egypt's Sisi rebuffs videos alleging corruption 2019-09-15 03:56:17CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Saturday allegations of corruption within the army and government were "lies and sl

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Uganda: Judiciary Unveils Shs9b Digital System to Track New! 2019-09-17 13:30:58[Monitor] The Judiciary yesterday unveiled a Shs9b digital system to auto-track all case files during the trial and update relevant players on the pro

Tanzania: Refinery Set to Turn Tanzania City Into New! 2019-09-17 12:30:35[East African] Tanzania is set to earn more from its gold once the first refinery is completed in the country's administrative capital Dodoma in the

East Africa: Kenya Still Pushing for Out-of-Court Deal New! 2019-09-17 11:44:37[East African] Despite the court case before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Kenya says it prefers an out-of-court settlement.

Somalia: Economy Grows but Literacy Lags New! 2019-09-17 11:39:33[East African] The World Bank has applauded Somalia's economic resurgence, but said that high levels of illiteracy pose a threat to long-term growth.

Rwanda: Mocha Cafe Brings Yemeni Flavour to Kigali New! 2019-09-17 11:39:26[East African] Mocha Café, the entrant into Kigali's restaurant scene is turning out to be the proverbial breath of fresh air.

Angola: Trump Calls for Attractive Business Environment in New! 2019-09-17 11:16:03[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, on Monday urged the Angolan government to promote an attractive environme

Zimbabwe: Outrage Over Ecocash Charges New! 2019-09-17 10:31:49[The Herald] Ordinary Zimbabweans and economic experts have raised a red flag over excessive premiums charged by EcoCash agents when withdrawing cash,

Zimbabwe: We Are Too Scared to Work - New! 2019-09-17 10:31:25[263Chat] Dozens of doctors this morning staged a protest at Harare Hospital over the disappearance of Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) pr

Malawi: Govt Anounces Suspension of 75% Penalty On New! 2019-09-17 10:28:46[Nyasa Times] Minister of Agriculture Irrigation and water Development Kondwani Nankhumwa on Tuesday announced the suspension of fines and penalties i

Africa: Nile Dam Project - Talks Stall Between New! 2019-09-17 10:07:39[Deutsche Welle] Egypt has accused Ethiopia of being "unfair" in talks over a massive dam project. The impasse has occurred due to technical aspects

Africa: Vegetarian Diets Not Always the Most Climate-Friendly, New! 2019-09-17 10:02:47[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -Raising dairy cows for milk, butter and cheese requires large amounts of energy, land and chemical inputs, emitting

Africa: AfCFTA Under the Spotlight at ISO Assembly New! 2019-09-17 09:36:35[SAnews.gov.za] Support for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement formed part of discussions at the 42nd General Assembly of the

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