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Mnangagwa announces probe into police response to Zimbabwe New! 2019-01-22 01:59:11Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Tuesday that misconduct by security forces reacting to protests over fuel price hikes would be investiga

The health hazards of air pollution in Ivory 2019-01-21 10:16:57In 2016, the Swiss NGO Public Eye analysed the sulphur content of the fuel being sold in eight West African countries, including Ivory Coast. The resu

Mali: Al Qaeda attacks Chadian peacekeepers in response 2019-01-21 09:47:34Ten Chadian UN Peacekeeping troops have been killed on an attack against their base in Northern Mali. Our terrorism expert Wassim Nasr analyses the si

African Union delays DR Congo mission over disputed 2019-01-21 07:47:58The African Union has postponed sending a delegation to the DR Congo over the country's disputed presidential election after the Constitutional Court

FRANCE 24’S Irris Makler: Through Israel, 'Chad also 2019-01-20 15:20:402019-01-20 21:04 EN NW IRRIS MAKLER JERUSALEM CORRESPONDENT CHAD ALSO WANTS A PATHWAY TO WASHINGTON

Tatiana Carayannis, from the Conflict Prevention and Peace 2019-01-20 14:11:572019-01-20 20:04 EN NW ITW Tatiana CARAYANNIS DRC Conflict Prevention and peace forum

Peacekeepers killed in attack on UN northern Mali 2019-01-20 08:35:43Gunmen killed at least 10 Chadian UN peacekeepers and injured 25 others in an attack Sunday on a base in northern Mali, UN Secretary-General Antonio G

Israel and Chad renew diplomatic ties decades after 2019-01-20 06:09:41Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Chad on Sunday for what he called a "historic" trip, during which he announced renewal of diplomat

DR Congo top court upholds Tshisekedi presidential election 2019-01-19 20:02:08DR Congo's top court on Sunday declared opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the winner of disputed presidential elections after throwing out a legal c

US airstrike in Somalia kills scores of Al 2019-01-19 16:05:15The U.S. military on Saturday said it had carried out its deadliest airstrike in Somalia in months, killing 52 al-Shabab extremists after a "large gr

Burkina Faso's prime minister and government resign 2019-01-19 02:31:52Burkina Faso’s government and Prime Minister Paul Kaba Thieba stood down on Friday, according to a statement released by the country’s pre

DR Congo vote report: Goma waits in suspense 2019-01-19 01:34:36The suspense continues in the Democratic Republic of Congo after it rebuked the African Union’s calls to suspend the announcement of final resul

Reuters: Top News

Zuma to record anti-apartheid songs for history project 2019-01-21 10:16:32JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Long known for singing and dancing at political rallies, former president Jacob Zuma has now been chosen as the voice of anti

Zimbabwe court says internet shutdown during protests was 2019-01-21 10:15:34HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's High Court ruled on Monday that the security minister had no authority to order mobile operators to shut down internet

Fourteen miners killed in Rwanda tin mine after 2019-01-21 09:54:28NAIROBI (Reuters) - Fourteen miners were killed in an eastern Rwandan tin mine after a hill collapsed on them after heavy rains, an official said on M

Burkina President Kabore names former health minister as 2019-01-21 09:16:20OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Kabore on Monday named Christophe Joseph Marie Dabire, a former health minister and regional

Nigerian commodities king Dangote targets foreign markets in 2019-01-21 09:10:46PARIS (Reuters) - Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, said on Monday he expected to step up exports of cement and other commodities from Nigeria fro

Kenya repels another suspected al Shabaab attack - 2019-01-21 07:12:57NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police have thwarted an attack by suspected Somali militants al Shabaab on a Chinese-owned construction company in an easte

Zimbabwe crackdown challenged in court, opposition leaders in 2019-01-21 06:58:34HARARE (Reuters) - Legal challenges to a brutal clampdown on dissent by Zimbabwe's government were set in motion on Monday, as fears that the country

S.Africa turned down Zimbabwe request for $1.2 bln 2019-01-21 03:20:57JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa turned down a request from its southern African neighbour Zimbabwe for a $1.2 billion loan in December, a spokes

Congo political crisis deepens as top court rejects 2019-01-21 02:36:48KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo's political standoff deepened on Sunday after the top court backed the contested presidential election victory of Felix Ts

After Westgate debacle, quick end to latest Kenyan 2019-01-21 02:33:38NAIROBI (Reuters) - The relatively swift end to an attack on a Nairobi hotel and office complex highlights improvements in Kenya's counterterrorism c

Eight U.N. peacekeepers killed in attack in northern 2019-01-20 08:45:28BAMAKO (Reuters) - Eight U.N. peacekeepers were killed and several were wounded while repelling an attack by armed assailants near a village in northe

Zimbabwe crackdown a sign of things to come 2019-01-20 08:33:48HARARE (Reuters) - A crackdown last week on protests in Zimbabwe is a foretaste of how the government will respond to future unrest, the president's

AllAfrica News: Economy,

Gambia: New Tax Regultion Causes Cement Scarcity, High New! 2019-01-22 05:07:47[Foroyaa] Both the Commissioner General of GRA Yankuba Darboe and the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Finance Mod Secka, confirmed that a cabin

Zimbabwe: 'Investors Can Run Smooth With Blocked Internet' New! 2019-01-22 05:02:25[New Zimbabwe] A Zanu PF representative stunned BBC viewers during a Monday night live broadcast when he insisted that foreign investors would operate

Ghana: Minister Urges More Access Roads for Pokuase New! 2019-01-22 05:00:34[Ghanaian Times] The Minister of Roads and Highways, Kwasi Amoako-Atta, has urged contractors working on the Pokuase interchange to create more access

Africa: Wasting & Dining - the New Water New! 2019-01-22 04:55:17[IPS] Stockholm, Sweden -Concerns about the supply side of food systems are shifting from insufficient production and supply, to issues likely to affe

Zimbabwe: Govt Deploys Army to Guard Zupco Buses New! 2019-01-22 04:48:18[New Zimbabwe] Government has deployed armed soldiers and details from the police para-military Support Unit to man buses carrying passengers after la

Uganda: Govt Seeks to Regulate Fish Maw Trade New! 2019-01-22 03:52:56[VOA] At the Gaba landing site in Kampala, fishermen dock their boats filled with both tilapia and Nile perch.

Tanzania: Magufuli to Open Key Meeting Amid Mining New! 2019-01-22 03:33:29[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli will today open a meeting on minerals.

Zimbabwe: Industry Capacity Utilisation Down By 6.2% - New! 2019-01-22 03:28:56[New Zimbabwe] The Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) says local industry capacity utilisation has dropped by 6.2 percent with signs it could

Cameroon: China Look to Improve Ties Amid Miners' New! 2019-01-22 03:25:28[VOA] Chinese President Xi Jinping's special representative was in Cameroon this weekend to improve relations between the two countries. Trade and se

Zimbabwe: Taxi Operators Panic As Govt Rolls Out New! 2019-01-22 02:45:28[New Zimbabwe] Government on Monday launched its nationwide $1 and $1.50/trip urban transport service to try and cushion commuters from high kombi far

East Africa: EAC Mobilised U.S.$2.4 Billion for Infrastructure New! 2019-01-22 02:43:38[Monitor] The East African Community in the year ending 2018, mobilised over Shs9.6 trillion which saw the region accomplish several development proje

Zimbabwe: Govt, Zanu-PF Officials Used Alternative Social Media New! 2019-01-22 01:53:53[New Zimbabwe] Several top government officials who have defended a government freeze on the cyberspace were found scrambling to join ordinary Zimbabw

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