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France, Mali at odds over whether to talk 2020-10-26 13:36:59France and Mali differed on Monday over whether to talk to jihadists to help end the Sahel state's eight-year-old insurgency, with French Foreign Min

Gabon's oil-dependent economy reels from Covid-19 2020-10-26 12:38:03Since April, Gabon has been under a health state of emergency. The Central African country is facing a major economic hit as a result of Covid-19 lock

Suspected Rwandan genocide financier Kabuga transferred to The 2020-10-26 10:51:38Felicien Kabuga, suspected of financing the 1994 Rwandan genocide, has been transferred from France to The Hague to stand trial on charges of genocide

Tunisians call for prosecution of lawmaker who condoned 2020-10-26 09:57:06Dozens of Tunisian artists and intellectuals have signed a petition calling for the country's judiciary to prosecute a lawmaker who justified the gru

Seychelles opposition leader Ramkalawan wins presidency in landmark 2020-10-25 07:33:22The Seychelles presidential election has seen an upset, with the electoral commission on Sunday declaring longtime opposition contender Wavel Ramkalaw

‘There are no words’: Children slaughtered in attack 2020-10-25 02:53:13Attackers armed with guns and machetes killed at least eight children Saturday in a raid on a school in southwestern Cameroon, the United Nations said

Guinea President Alpha Condé wins controversial third term 2020-10-24 08:46:15Alpha Conde won Guinea's disputed presidential poll, the national electoral authority said Saturday, setting the stage for a controversial third term

Ethiopia blasts Trump remark that Egypt will 'blow 2020-10-24 07:47:42Ethiopia on Saturday denounced “belligerent threats” over the huge dam it has nearly completed on the Blue Nile River, a day after U.S. Pr

Egypt’s Sisi expected to be real winner as 2020-10-24 05:13:50Egyptians began voting Saturday in the first stage of a parliamentary election, a vote that is highly likely to produce a toothless house of represent

Nigeria’s Buhari says dozens dead in unrest following 2020-10-24 02:27:00At least 51 civilians have been killed in Nigeria's unrest following days of peaceful protests over police abuses, the president said Friday, blaming

Tensions mount in Guinea ahead of final election 2020-10-23 17:13:31Protesters are dispersed as tensions mount in Guinea ahead of the final results of the country's presidential election. Also, Nigerian Pres

Libya’s warring rivals sign nationwide 'permanent ceasefire' at 2020-10-23 06:13:36Libya's warring sides signed an agreement for "a permanent ceasefire in all areas of Libya", the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) s

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South Africa: SA's Property Sector Is Dead, but New! 2020-10-28 09:11:18[Daily Maverick] The single most important question on investors' minds is when will the global economy rebound and whether the recovery will be V-sh

Tanzania: How Social Media Became a Playground for New! 2020-10-28 09:11:01[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- This election year, more than ever, we've witnessed heightened political activities on social media - pre-campaign, during

Zimbabwe: Stanbic Wins Prestigious Banking Award New! 2020-10-28 09:09:25[263Chat] Stanbic Bank has reclaimed the Best Bank in Zimbabwe title awarded by the European, Middle East and Africa, EMEA Finance at the recently hel

South Africa: R900 Million to Combat Rail Theft, New! 2020-10-28 09:07:46[SAnews.gov.za] President Cyril Ramaphosa says R900 million is to be spent to fund a PRASA Security Plan to combat theft and vandalism.

South Africa: Media Statement - Finance Committees Invite New! 2020-10-28 08:45:18[Parliament of South Africa] The Standing Committee on Finance and the Select Committee on Finance invite stakeholders and interested parties to submi

Uganda: Uganda's Electricity Export Earnings Decline to Shs96b New! 2020-10-28 08:41:49[Monitor] Uganda earned $25.64m (Shs96b) from electricity exports in the year ended August, according to details from Bank of Uganda.

South Africa: Once Profitable, Acsa May Now Need New! 2020-10-28 08:31:14[Daily Maverick] The Airports Company South Africa says its profits were healthy in the 2020 financial year which ended on 31 March. But the current f

Nigeria: Nigeria Loses Billions to Poor Govt Attention New! 2020-10-28 07:54:02[Vanguard] In this interview, founding President of National Cashew Association of Nigeria, NACAN, Soni Stephenson Uzoechi, lamented how Nigeria is lo

Nigeria: Stowaway Saga - PCC, PFSO Say the New! 2020-10-28 07:53:57[Vanguard] The Lagos Maritime Security Zone of the Port Facility Security Officers of Nigeria, PFSON, forum has reacted to the arrested Nigerian stowa

Nigeria: 9Mobile Backs Nigerian Woman Entrepreneur On World New! 2020-10-28 07:53:56[Vanguard] Telecoms provider, 9mobile, says the founder of MobiHealth International, Dr. Funmi Adewara deserved the World Bank SDGs and HER Global Awa

Nigeria: Kano to Improve Revenue From Dry Port, New! 2020-10-28 07:43:29[Vanguard] Kano state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has said that the state intends to attract cargo from neighbouring countries as well as grow i

Zimbabwe: Miners Optimistic of 2021 Prospects New! 2020-10-28 07:42:07[263Chat] Zimbabwe's mining sector has expressed optimism over prospects in the coming year on anticipation of better management of the Covid-19 pand

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