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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

Reuters: Top News

Tunisian establishment stunned as outsiders win presidency 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 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 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 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

AllAfrica News: Economy,

Seychelles: Seychelles' Island Development Company Plans to Increase New! 2019-09-18 13:05:16[Seychelles News Agency] Onion and vanilla are two crops that the Island Development Company (IDC) expects to produce at scale, meeting the company's

Uganda: Ban On Charcoal Trade in Nebbi Pushes New! 2019-09-18 12:28:00[Monitor] Charcoal prices in Nebbi District have increased following an ordinance that declared charcoal burning illegal.

Uganda: Russia and Uganda Sign Deal to Develop 2019-09-18 12:18:23[Citizen] Kampala -Russia and Uganda have agreed to work together in the field of nuclear energy, the Russian nuclear agency Rosatom said Wednesday, a

Tanzania: 50 People Living With Disability On Ccbrt 2019-09-18 12:18:18[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -About 50 people living with disabilities have been employment in various sectors thanks to a data base, which has been establ

Uganda: Museveni Warns On Private Sector Investment in 2019-09-18 12:11:36[Monitor] President Museveni has cautioned advocates of public-private partnerships (PPP) to trade carefully before rallying the private sector to inv

Mozambique: 'Hidden Debts' Suspect Was Talking to FBI 2019-09-18 11:33:56[AIM] Maputo -One of the key suspects in the case of Mozambique's "hidden debts" has been cooperating with the United States Federal Bureau of Inve

Mozambique: Work Begins On New Bridge Across Licungo 2019-09-18 11:29:52[AIM] Maputo -Work on building a metallic bridge across the Licungo river in the central Mozambican province of Zambezia, linking Namacurra district o

Zimbabwe: The Monetary Policy Statement: 'Transition to Normalcy' 2019-09-18 10:52:56[263Chat] On the 13th of September the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr J. P Mangudya presented the half year Monetary Policy Statement. A stateme

Zimbabwe: NetOne Puts 'Out of Bundle Browsing' Feature 2019-09-18 10:51:19[263Chat] Mobile telecommunication giant NetOne has heeded calls from its subscribers to introduce an out-of-bundle (OBB) barring feature, which allow

Zimbabwe: Ecocash Hands Tied in Fight Against Cash 2019-09-18 10:50:38[263Chat] Mobile money service provider, Ecocash can only view electronic activities of mobile money through its internal monitoring systems but canno

Africa: Midlevel Workers - Africa's Unsung Health Heroes 2019-09-18 10:11:56[The Conversation Africa] Midlevel health workers can play an important role in addressing shortages of health professionals and improving access to c

Zimbabwe: Anti-Riot Police Block Doctors' March to Parliament 2019-09-18 08:23:54[New Zimbabwe] Police in riot gear, early Wednesday blocked protesting medical practitioners angry at the abduction of their colleague and Zimbabwe Ho

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