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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

Reuters: Top News

South Africa's SAA workers start strike that could New! 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 New! 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

Kenya, Somalia agree to restore ties after spat New! 2019-11-15 03:11:53NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya and Somalia agreed to restore ties on Thursday after a months-long spat over oil rights that led the neighbours to halt the

Demonstrator dies in protests against Guinea president New! 2019-11-15 02:13:04CONAKRY (Reuters) - A young demonstrator was killed in Guinea on Thursday during protests against President Alpha Conde's perceived attempt to extend

Rollout of Johnson & Johnson Ebola vaccine begins 2019-11-14 06:51:49GOMA, Congo (Reuters) - Health authorities in eastern Congo have introduced a new Ebola vaccine produced by Johnson & Johnson, aid group MSF said

U.S. to reevaluate South Sudan ties after unity 2019-11-13 10:42:00WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday said it was "gravely disappointed" with South Sudan's failure to form a unity government by a

Malawi receives 17 black rhinos from South Africa 2019-11-13 10:28:36BLANTYRE (Reuters) - Seventeen black rhinos have been released into Malawi's Liwonde national park after arriving from South Africa as part of conser

Norway's DNB to investigate allegedly improper Icelandic payments 2019-11-13 09:49:53OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian bank DNB is investigating media allegations that an Icelandic company transferred money via the bank to bribe Namibian offi

Tanzania says gunmen kill 6 in ambush near 2019-11-13 09:17:10DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Unknown gunmen killed six farmers near Tanzania's southern border with Mozambique, a senior police official said on We

Two Namibian ministers resign over bribery scandal involving 2019-11-13 09:16:14WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia's justice and fisheries ministers resigned on Wednesday over bribery claims involving Icelandic fishing firm Samherji, l

How a preacher sent gunmen into Burkina Faso's 2019-11-12 10:39:24FAUBE, Burkina Faso (Reuters) - When an Islamist preacher took up the fight in Burkina Faso's northern borderlands almost a decade ago, his only weap

Algerian court jails 21 protesters 2019-11-12 08:30:34ALGIERS (Reuters) - A court in Algeria sentenced 21 protesters on Tuesday to six months in jail for "undermining national unity", official media rep

AllAfrica News: Economy,

Namibia: Swakop Uranium Imports 7500 Metric Tonnes of New! 2019-11-15 09:12:47[Namibia Economist] The third consignment of about 7 500 metric tonnes of Pyrolusite (black or dark grey mineral with a metallic lustre, consisting of

Nigeria: Again, Fire Razes Another Lagos Market New! 2019-11-15 09:12:40[This Day] Traders at the popular Tejuosho market were yesterday thrown into disarray as fire razed down a section of the market yesterday afternoon.

South Africa: SAA Extends Cancellation of Flights New! 2019-11-15 09:06:07[SAnews.gov.za] South African Airways (SAA) has extended the cancellation of all domestic and regional flights and has re-introduced international fli

South Africa: Moloto Road Reclassified As National Road New! 2019-11-15 08:56:01[SAnews.gov.za] The Gauteng portion of Moloto Road has officially been handed to the South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL).

South Africa: Aspen's R3.4 Billion Investment to Widen New! 2019-11-15 08:52:23[SAnews.gov.za] Aspen Pharmacare has through its R3.4 billion investment, demonstrated its confidence in South Africa's economic growth potential.

South Africa: President Ramaphosa Hails New Development Bank New! 2019-11-15 08:46:57[SAnews.gov.za] President Cyril Ramaphosa has commended the progress made by the New Development Bank (NDB) since its inception in 2015.

Kenya: Activists Praise AfDB for Pulling Out of New! 2019-11-15 07:55:10[Nation] Kenya's quest to have a coal power plant has been shattered after one of the proposed project's key financiers, the African Development Ban

Zimbabwe: Bank Clears Air On Bucketful of Coins New! 2019-11-15 07:47:42[263Chat] Commercial Bank of Zimbabwe (CBZ) has cleared the air on circulating claims that they issued ZWL$ 44.180 to a single client with the bank sa

Namibia: Tweya Calls for More Foreign Investments New! 2019-11-15 07:44:13[Namibian] Trade minister Tjekero Tweya has said that potential investors who do not have the capacity to bring new technology to Namibia, will be rep

Kenya: Treasury Eyes Parastatals to Ease Biting Cash New! 2019-11-15 07:32:20[Nation] As the Treasury goes through a rough patch, the government has now turned to parastatals to help ease the burden by releasing extra cash from

Kenya: Despite Ban, 5 Maize Flour Brands Still New! 2019-11-15 07:06:30[Nation] Five maize flour brands banned by the Kenya Bureau of Standard (Kebs) nearly a week ago are still on sale in various shops in Nakuru town.

South Africa: 'For Us, It Is Business As New! 2019-11-15 06:38:05[News24Wire] Domestic airline Mango has continued with "business as usual" after two unions at South African Airways (SAA) embarked on a planned str

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