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Exclusive: ‘I don’t want to go back to 2019-11-13 01:24:58In the third of FRANCE 24’s special reports from Libya, Catherine Norris Trent, Julie Dungelhoeff and Abdallah Malkawi expose the horrors suffer

Libyan lives overturned as civilians bear the brunt 2019-11-12 04:07:07In the second of FRANCE 24’s exclusive reports from Libya, Catherine Norris Trent, Julie Dungelhoeff and Abdallah Malkawi report on the devastat

Drones add new scale to Libya’s battle for 2019-11-11 05:11:02Despite a UN arms embargo on Libya, a FRANCE 24 team in Tripoli found fighters on edge, listening for the hum of unmanned drones amid growing signs of

Congolese warlord given 30-year sentence for crimes against 2019-11-07 05:30:05The International Criminal Court sentenced Congolese rebel chief Bosco “Terminator” Ntaganda to 30 years in jail for war crimes and crimes

Dozens killed, more than 60 wounded in attack 2019-11-06 16:02:13An attack on a convoy transporting local employees of Canadian mining company Semafo in Burkina Faso left 37 people dead and 60 wounded on Wednesday,

France says its troops killed a leading jihadist 2019-11-06 01:24:34French troops killed one of the Sahel region’s leading jihadists on Oct. 9, France’s defence minister said on Tuesday.

Guinea protesters wounded by gunfire in clashes with 2019-11-04 11:26:19At least two people were shot and wounded in Guinea's capital on Monday during clashes between police and protesters attending the funerals of victim

‘We have been abandoned,’ say CAR flood victims 2019-11-03 03:35:31Nearly 30,000 people have been displaced by flooding in the Central African Republic in the latest crisis to hit the war-torn country. A FRANCE 24 tea

French soldier killed in Mali by roadside bomb 2019-11-02 14:43:47A French soldier was killed in Mali’s eastern border region, France's presidency said in a statement Saturday, a day after 49 Malian soldiers w

Algeria announces presidential election candidates despite protesters' opposition 2019-11-02 14:04:46Five candidates will run in Algeria's presidential election next month, including two former prime ministers, the head of the election authority said

‘Terrorist attack’ on northern Mali military post kills 2019-11-02 02:38:57At least 53 soldiers and one civilian have been killed in an attack on an army post in northern Mali, the government said, in one of the deadliest str

Cameroon’s rubber business: A weapon of mass deforestation 2019-11-01 11:19:44Television cameras are not welcome in the tropical forests of Cameroon. But our journalists managed to investigate the damage caused by the intensive

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Unions threaten to ground South Africa's aviation industry 2019-11-17 13:00:09JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Striking unions threatened to shut down South Africa's entire aviation industry on Sunday by extending industrial action bey

Tunisia's PM-designate promises to revive hope for frustrated 2019-11-17 12:40:39(Reuters) - Tunisia's next government should focus on reforming the faltering economy and restoring hope among frustrated youth, the prime minister d

Ethiopian undecided whether to take more Boeing 737 2019-11-17 12:36:52DUBAI (Reuters) - Ethiopian Airlines has not decided yet whether to take more deliveries of the 737 MAX, the jet grounded worldwide in the wake of cra

Ethiopian human rights boss battles scant resources 2019-11-17 12:34:53ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - When Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed appointed a former political prisoner in July as head of the state-funded human right

South Africa's DA party picks veteran Steenhuisen as 2019-11-17 12:32:59JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Democratic Alliance (DA) on Sunday appointed John Steenhuisen as interim leader a month after the country's

Last remains of Ethiopian plane crash victims buried, 2019-11-16 10:57:44ADDIS ABABA/CHICAGO (Reuters) - The last remains of 157 people killed aboard an Ethiopian Airlines plane in March were interred at the crash site this

At least 15 civilians killed in eastern Congo 2019-11-16 10:56:23MBAU, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 15 people overnight in eastern Congo, local officials said

Congo president says Ebola outbreak should be over 2019-11-16 02:42:17BERLIN (Reuters) - An outbreak of Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo should be eradicated by the end of 2019, Congolese President Felix Tsh

U.S. calls on Libya's Haftar to halt Tripoli 2019-11-16 02:39:17CAIRO (Reuters) - The United States on Friday called on eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar to stop his offensive on the capital held by the inter

Ennahda's choice Jemli tapped to be Tunisia PM, 2019-11-16 02:27:54TUNIS (Reuters) - A former junior minister faces the challenge of creating a ruling coalition in economically troubled Tunisia after the moderate Isla

South Africa's SAA workers start strike that could 2019-11-15 07:52:17JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African Airways' future is hanging in the balance after its workers went on strike on Friday to demand higher wages an

Renamo's appeal to have election result annulled dismissed 2019-11-15 04:31:11MAPUTO (Reuters) - Mozambique's top court has dismissed opposition party Renamo's application to have the results of its recent general election dis

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Nigeria: Govt, Lagos Assure Apongbon Bridge Rehabilitation Will New! 2019-11-19 09:00:26[This Day] Federal Controller of Works, in Lagos, Engr. Adaramola Kuti has assured Lagosians of the speedy completion of the rehabilitation work on th

Ghana: Ghana Deposit Protection Corp to Boost Confidence New! 2019-11-19 09:00:22[Ghana Presidency] Ghana's Deposit Protection Corporation is now operational, with the system going live on September 30th, 2019.

South Africa: World Toilet Day 2019 - for New! 2019-11-19 08:58:00[Daily Maverick] In any discussion on the right to education it would be remiss not to acknowledge that violations of this right always hit hardest th

South Africa: Battle to Recover R42 Billion in New! 2019-11-19 08:53:32[GroundUp] A campaign to reclaim billions of rands in unclaimed benefits is about to kick into high gear. The Unclaimed Benefits Committee (UBC), repr

Angola: Commercial Banks Approve Financing for 13 Projects New! 2019-11-19 08:52:11[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan commercial banks, which joined the government's Credit Support Programme (PAC), approved 13 out of the overall 89 projects su

Kenya: Leaked Memo Reveals Silverstone Air Plan to New! 2019-11-19 08:51:00[Nation] Troubled Silverstone Air plans to sack all its employees after the civil aviation regulator grounded its fleet.

South Africa: SA Remains an Attractive Investment Destination New! 2019-11-19 08:47:45[SAnews.gov.za] The second installment of the South African Investment Conference has proved that the country is still an attractive investment destin

Zimbabwe: Debt Ridden Govt Battles Passports Backlog New! 2019-11-19 08:38:55[CAJ News] Harare -Zimbabwe is battling to clear a backlog of passport applications as a result of the insufficient money to procure material.

Africa: Ghanaian Leader Urges Promotion of Entrepreneurial Culture New! 2019-11-19 08:18:35[Capital FM] Accra, Ghana -The prosperity of the African continent lies with the empowerment of its youth, Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo said Sat

Africa: Investors Back Global Online Market-Place for Ethical, New! 2019-11-19 08:00:27[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kuala Lumpur -The platform aims to help helps developing-nation farmers who are using green and ethical methods to earn m

Africa: Personal? Private? No Such Thing in Data-Hungry New! 2019-11-19 07:56:00[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -From friends' shopping habits to family health, one person's data can shed light on a far wider network, with t

South Africa: Organised Crime Moves in On South New! 2019-11-19 07:50:52[ISS] Stock theft is on the rise in South Africa according the latest police statistics. The 29 672 cases recorded in the 2018-19 financial year repre

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