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Ivory Coast's Ouattara to run for third term 2020-08-06 16:50:14Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara said on Thursday he would seek re-election in October, formally accepting the ruling party's n

Mauritania's Mohamed Ould Bilal named new PM after 2020-08-06 10:18:32Mauritania's prime minister and his entire government resigned on Thursday, a day after parliamentary investigators probing alleged graft under the p

Guinea's ruling party asks Alpha Condé to run 2020-08-06 08:51:32Guinea's ruling party on Thursday urged President Alpha Conde to seek a third term in elections due this year, a scenario that has sparked clashes in

Scavenging for human hair: Nairobi hairdressers cut costs 2020-08-06 05:43:11For decades, Nairobi’s poor have scavenged through heaps of rubbish at the city’s vast Dandora dumpsite. But recently, they have been join

Covid-19: Healthcare workers in South Africa pay heavy 2020-08-05 17:06:20In South Africa, the government has released new statistics revealing just how badly healthcare workers have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. U

Repression intensifies in Zimbabwe amid economic, healthcare crisis 2020-08-05 15:54:24Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised to “flush out” political opponents on Tuesday, as activist groups said that scores of cam

Zimbabwe's president vows to 'flush out' opponents 2020-08-04 17:03:43Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa hits out at "dark forces" and vows to "flush out" what he calls "bad apples", an apparent referenc

Trial of Algerian journalist and press freedom icon 2020-08-03 21:59:17The trial opened Monday of Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni, who has become a figurehead of press freedom in the North African country, with the pro

Niger marks 60 years of independence from France 2020-08-03 17:33:33Niger is celebrating 60 years of independence from France. It's one of eight Francophone African countries to mark its sovereignty this month. W

Soldiers killed in twin attacks in central Mali, 2020-08-02 20:14:41Mali's army suffered new losses in twin attacks Sunday that left at least five soldiers dead as the Sahel country was mired in a political crisis spa

South Africa surpasses 500,000 Covid-19 cases, more than 2020-08-02 08:06:28South Africa on Saturday surpassed 500,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases, representing more than 50% of all reported coronavirus infections in Africa's 54

French soldier dies in Chad during maintenance operation 2020-08-01 02:23:18A French soldier died during a maintenance operation in Chad after a piece of equipment exploded, the defence ministry said in a statement o

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Africa: What Would a President Biden Do About 2020-08-07 15:45:56[allAfrica] Washington, DC -- Repairing U.S. relations with key African countries must be a priority for the next administration, if Joseph Biden wins

South Africa: Health Workers Speak From the Covid-19 2020-08-07 11:46:38[Daily Maverick] The results of a national survey of South African healthcare workers' response to Covid-19 were released on Thursday 7 August by the

Southern Africa: Zimbabwe Cries for Hope 2020-08-07 11:20:57[New Era] Zimbabwean nationals, including those in the diaspora, had rejoiced at the ousting of former leader Robert Mugabe following massive protests

Zimbabwe: Stock Exchange Reopens On Subdued Note 2020-08-07 11:20:16[Zimbabwe Independent] The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) on Monday resumed trading after the government lifted a month-long suspension, with trading c

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa's Two-Year Rule - the Verdict Is 2020-08-07 11:19:09[Zimbabwe Independent] Two years after winning the disputed 2018 poll, President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration has performed dismally towards i

Southern Africa: SADC to Guide Namibia's Position On 2020-08-07 11:18:42[New Era] The ministry of international relations yesterday said it would respect the Southern African Development Community (SADC) protocols before p

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Suspends Power Utility Board 2020-08-07 11:14:30[Zimbabwe Independent] Under pressure President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday suspended the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) Holdings execu

Zimbabwe: Fresh Details Emerge in Noic Pipeline Saga 2020-08-07 11:06:32[Zimbabwe Independent] FRESH details have emerged that Treasury directed the state-owned National Oil and Infrastructure Company (Noic) to handpick on

Zimbabwe: ANC Out of Order, Says Ruling Party 2020-08-07 11:02:05[263Chat] A showdown is looming between ruling Zanu PF and South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) over remarks made by the latter's Secretar

Angola: State Minister Reiterates Commitment to Improving Execution 2020-08-07 11:00:49[ANGOP] Luanda -- The minister of State for Economic Coordination, Manuel Nunes Júnior, Thursday reiterated the Executive's commitment to impr

Zimbabwe: Public Skepticism Over Ramaphosa's Envoy 2020-08-07 11:00:09[263Chat] Skepticism is mounting over South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's recent appointment of former South African parliament speaker Baleka

Namibia: Time to Unlock //Kharas' Economic Potential 2020-08-07 10:58:26[New Era] //Kharas regional governor Aletha Frederick feels it is time to unleash the region's full economic potential and showcase it to the world.

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