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Protests in South Africa hit record in 2018

In South Africa, riots over poverty and poor government services have hit a record high in…

Sierra Leone revokes $400 million airport deal with China

Sierra Leone’s government has terminated a $400 million deal to build a new airport with Chinese…

West Africa: BOAD to invest 50 billion FCFA in climate projects

The West African Development Bank (BOAD) has pledged to invest about 50 billion CFA francs to…

South African Airways could see a profit by 2021 – CEO

South African Airways chief executive Vuyani Jarana said the debt-plagued airline is making steady progress to…

EU to provide €100 million to Somalia

4:39 pm | The EU and Somalia signed Sunday (Oct. 14) an agreement to provide €100 million to the Somali budget over the next two and a half years. These funds will support the Federal Government’s reforms to build…

DRC: Surgeon Denis Mukwege wins 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

3:58 pm | Surgeon Denis Mukwege from the Democratic Republic of Congo has won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, jointly with Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad. The Congolese doctor, known as the rape surgeon, is a crusading gynecologist who has…

UN rights chief calls for release of hundreds abducted, abused in South Sudan

3:32 pm | Hundreds of civilians who were taken by opposition forces in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria region during an uptick in fighting are still missing, the UN’s top rights official said on Thursday, in a call for their…

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Protests in South Africa hit record in 2018

3:11 pm | In South Africa, riots over poverty and poor government services have hit a record high…

Sierra Leone revokes $400 million airport deal with China

West Africa: BOAD to invest 50 billion FCFA in climate projects

South African Airways could see a profit by 2021 – CEO

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DRC: Surgeon Denis Mukwege wins 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

3:58 pm | Surgeon Denis Mukwege from the Democratic Republic of Congo has won the 2018 Nobel Peace…

Orthodox Christians in Ethiopia, Eritrea celebrate discovery of Christ’s Cross

Senegalese capital Dakar to host 2018 CAF awards gala night

Morocco & India to boost cooperation in tourism

Violence against women: Moroccan new law bans forced marriage, other abuses

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