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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

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

Congo police detain former health minister in Ebola 2019-09-14 11:04:59KINSHASA (Reuters) - A former Congolese health minister was taken into custody on Saturday over alleged mismanagement of funds for the country's resp

Two commanders allied to Libya's Haftar killed in 2019-09-14 10:47:11TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Two commanders of the eastern Libyan forces trying to take the capital Tripoli from the internationally-recognised government were

Tears and tributes as leaders, supporters bid farewell 2019-09-14 09:36:06HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's founder Robert Mugabe was honoured as an icon, principled leader and African intellectual giant at a state funeral on S

WHO investigating death in Tanzania due to unknown 2019-09-14 08:21:35NAIROBI (Reuters) - A woman whose death in Tanzania is being investigated by the World Health Organization probably did not have Ebola, a spokesman fo

Foreign leaders, supporters bid farewell to Zimbabwe's Mugabe 2019-09-14 07:31:25HARARE (Reuters) - Foreign leaders, supporters and ordinary citizens were attending the state funeral on Saturday of Zimbabwe's founder Robert Mugabe

Tunisians prepare for the polls as unpredictable election 2019-09-14 06:36:20TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia's presidential election on Sunday is the most unpredictable in its short experience of democracy, a contest with no overwhe

Five confirmed cholera deaths in Sudan since Aug. 2019-09-14 06:24:03KHARTOUM (Reuters) - There have been five confirmed deaths from cholera in Sudan's Blue Nile state since Aug. 28, the health ministry said in a state

Mugabe to be buried at Zimbabwe national shrine 2019-09-14 04:38:47HARARE (Reuters) - Robert Mugabe will be buried at a Zimbabwean national shrine in Harare in about 30 days, his nephew said on Friday, contradicting c

Zimbabwe is serious about reform, needs outside support, 2019-09-13 11:16:09HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe is serious about pursuing political and economic reforms and deserves international support, its foreign minister told Reu

Thousands march in Algeria, say no election before 2019-09-13 11:12:23ALGIERS (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Algerians marched in the capital on Friday to demand that the rest of the ruling elite follow former presiden

AllAfrica News: Economy,

Nigeria: How Former Chief Justice Helped UK Firm 2019-09-14 04:36:21[Premium Times] For the former Chief Justice, it was all business.

Nigeria: Six Nigerian Undergraduates Found With 'U.S. Security' 2019-09-14 04:29:20[Premium Times] A Federal High Court judge in Abuja on Friday convicted six undergraduates for internet related offences.

Malawi: Global Internet Security Provider Eset Trains ICTCT 2019-09-13 12:44:03[Nyasa Times] As part of global internet security specialists ESET's global drive to expand its footprints on the African continent and Malawi in par

Ethiopia: Interpol Say Victims of Ethiopian Airlines Crash 2019-09-13 11:53:07[East African] Six months after the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people, families of victims of the crash may have closure after the Inter

Africa: How Can African Continental Free Trade Area 2019-09-13 11:50:24[East African] On July 6-7, 2019 I was in Niamey both for the pre-Summit Business Forum and for the African Union's Extra-Ordinary Summit to celebrat

Mozambique: Low Inflation in August 2019-09-13 11:46:34[AIM] Maputo -The rate of inflation in Mozambique in August was 0.11 per cent, according to the latest figures from the National Statistics Institute

Mozambique: Opposition Leader Momade Promises Job Opportunities for 2019-09-13 11:45:39[AIM] Maputo -Ossufo Momade, the leader and presidential candidate of Mozambique's main opposition party, Renamo, on Thursday promised that a Renamo

Africa: Dumping Fossil Fuels to Drive Green Development 2019-09-13 11:43:53[IPS] Cape Town -Disinvestments in fossil fuels amounting to 11 trillion dollars - eight times the global GDP - have been recorded in the last six mon

Mozambique: Third Credit Suisse Banker Pleads Guilty 2019-09-13 11:38:10[AIM] Maputo -Surjan Singh, the third of the three former executives of Credit Suisse, charged by the US justice authorities in connection with the sc

Kenya: Potholed Naivasha's Moi South Lake Road Nightmare 2019-09-13 11:30:14[Nation] Flower growers and players in the lucrative hospitality industry have faulted both the national and county governments over the poor state of

Zimbabwe: 'We Just Have to Brave It' - 2019-09-13 10:42:18[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Bulawayo -More affordable fares have led to overcrowding on government-owned buses, putting women at greater risk of sexu

Namibia: NSX Lists First Energy Company 2019-09-13 10:23:04[Namibian] THE Namibian Stock Exchange has listed an energy company for the first time, a good sign of deepening and diversifying Namibian capital mar

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