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Obituary for Ben Ali 2019-09-19 11:22:16Obituary for Ben Ali by Andrew Hillier

Tunisia’s long-time leader Ben Ali, ousted by the 2019-09-19 11:04:02Tunisia’s former president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali has died at the age of 83. The first casualty of the Arab Spring, Ben Ali was forced from pow

Algeria's army cracks down on protesters 2019-09-19 07:23:04Clamping down on protests in the capital .. Algeria's army chief Ahmed Gaid Salah is toughening his stance on the mass movement.

Algerian army chief bars protesters from entering capital 2019-09-19 03:33:35Algeria's powerful army chief on Wednesday ordered security forces to block protesters from entering the capital Algiers, taking a tougher line after

Rwandan Hutu leader wanted by the Hague shot 2019-09-18 11:13:15A Rwandan Hutu rebel leader wanted by the International Criminal Court on war crime charges has been shot dead by the Congolese army, a DRC military s

Tunisia presidential elections 2019-09-17 16:22:16Tunisia's presidential election will now be decided in a runoff vote that pits law professor Kais Saied against detained media mogul Nabil Karoui.

Kais Saied and Nabil Karoui head to run-off 2019-09-17 10:45:50Official results in Tunisia’s presidential election confirmed Tuesday a duel in the second round between law professor Kais Saied and imprisoned

Outsider leads after Tunisia presidential poll deemed 'political 2019-09-17 01:59:52Law professor and political outsider Kais Saied on Monday led Tunisia’s presidential polls with two-thirds of the votes counted, the electoral c

ICC prosecutors to appeal acquittal of former Ivory 2019-09-16 11:31:54The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court appealed on Monday against the shock acquittal of former Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo ov

'Slap' to establishment as outsider leads Tunisia's presidential 2019-09-16 08:17:41Political outsider Kais Saied was leading Tunisia's election with just over a quarter of votes counted, the election commission said Monday, in the c

Outsiders claim first round wins in Tunisia polls 2019-09-15 16:55:02Two anti-establishment candidates in Tunisia's divisive election claimed Sunday to have won through to a runoff, hours after polling closed in the co

Algeria announces presidential election for December 12 2019-09-15 16:16:52Algeria is to hold a presidential election on December 12, five months into a political vacuum since longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned in

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On guard: the Senegal jail teaching teenagers to 2019-09-20 10:06:36THIES, Senegal (Reuters) - Teaching inmates how to handle swords may seem an unlikely approach to prison rehabilitation, but advocates believe the dis

Tunisia's ousted president Ben Ali dies in Saudi 2019-09-20 04:15:25TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia's Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali, whose overthrow in a 2011 uprising triggered the "Arab Spring" revolutions, died in exile in S

Missing Zimbabwe doctor found but pay strike to 2019-09-20 04:13:03HARARE (Reuters) - A Zimbabwean doctors' union leader who disappeared during a pay strike has been found alive, his union and police said on Friday.

Islamic State claims attack in Burkina that killed 2019-09-20 04:03:50OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for one of the deadliest attacks against the Burkina Faso military in recent months, the

At least 28 displaced people killed in northern 2019-09-20 03:56:13KINSHASA (Reuters) - At least 28 people have been killed in a northeastern province of Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two days, the UN stabi

Nigerian army says NGO aided terrorists, forces it 2019-09-20 03:54:34ABUJA (Reuters) - The army in northeastern Nigeria forced non-profit Action Against Hunger to close its office in the region, accusing it on Thursday

Oil theft cost Nigeria $1.35 bln, group urges 2019-09-20 03:53:09ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria lost $1.35 billion to oil theft in the first six months of this year and needs a legal task force with special courts to tac

Libyan Coast Guard picks up nearly 500 migrants 2019-09-20 03:45:44Tripoli (Reuters) - Libya's Coast Guard said late on Thursday it had picked up 493 migrants on six inflatable boats in six operations in a week in ar

Nigerian court orders firm that won $9 bln 2019-09-19 11:43:53ABUJA (Reuters) - A company awarded more than $9 billion in an arbitration case against Nigeria has been ordered by a court in the capital Abuja to fo

Zimbabwe doctors march to parliament after court intervention 2019-09-19 10:11:26HARARE (Reuters) - Striking doctors in Zimbabwe marched to parliament on Thursday to protest the disappearance of their union leader and press the gov

Central African militia suspects, one a soccer boss, 2019-09-19 04:49:53THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Two alleged leaders of Central African Republic militias, one of them prominent in African football, heard details of war crimes

Nigeria becomes Africa's staging ground for the illegal 2019-09-19 04:46:50ONDO AKOKO, Nigeria (Reuters) - In a rubble-strewn storage lot in the sprawling Nigerian port city of Lagos, customs agents crack open a shipping cont

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Angola: Regeneration Programme of Sonangol Focused On Excellence 2019-09-20 13:05:53[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola's oil firm ?Sonangol? wants to become a reference company in the oil industry in Africa by implementing the ongoing "Regenera

Angola: Angolan Authorities Seize 35,000 Carats of Diamonds 2019-09-20 13:05:50[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan authorities have seized 35,000 carats of diamonds during the "Operation Transparency" underway since September 2018.

Zimbabwe: Doctors Vow to Intensify Push for Better 2019-09-20 10:05:39[263Chat] Despite reuniting with their allegedly abducted leader, Dr Peter Magombeyi who went missing on Saturday last week, Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors

Namibia: Banks Greatly Funding the Non-Productive Sector - 2019-09-20 09:56:48[Namibian] Namibian banks have invested so much in non-productive sectors, leaving out small businesses and manufacturing - a model that will not supp

Liberia: A Stinking Shame 2019-09-20 09:54:37[Observer] ... starring former President Sirleaf in the face of millions spent under her watch renovating the yet unrenovated Executive Mansion

Liberia: Min. Tweah 'Refuses Again to Attend Banking 2019-09-20 09:54:00[Observer] Committee Chair Dennis says Tweah's action jeopardizes their work

Namibia: Economic Slump Deepens 2019-09-20 09:49:56[Namibian] The Namibian economy shrank by 2,6% between April and June this year, the second-worst economic performance per quarter since the governmen

Namibia: Govt Conditionally Lifts Timber Transport Ban 2019-09-20 09:40:17[New Era] Rundu -The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry and the Ministry of Environment and Tourism have lifted the timber transportation sus

South Africa: Lesotho Highlands Water Project Tunnel to 2019-09-20 09:35:54[SAnews.gov.za] The Department of Water and Sanitation has called on residents in Gauteng to cut back on water usage during a planned shutdown of the

Ghana: Miniso Officially Begins Operations in Accra 2019-09-20 09:23:54[Ghanaian Times] Global departmental store chain, Miniso, has officially commenced operations in Ghana with the opening of its first store at the Mari

Ghana: Barclays Ghana Named Market Leader, Best Service 2019-09-20 09:23:29[Ghanaian Times] Barclays Bank has been named overall winner of the Market Leader Award and Best Service Overall in Ghana in the 2019 Euromoney Cash M

Ghana: MoYS Asked to Revisit State Indebtedness to 2019-09-20 09:23:19[Ghanaian Times] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday promised to look into the lingering case of the State possibly owing David Kotei

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