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UN to vote Friday on backing Sahel anti-jihad force - World News
UN to vote Friday on backing Sahel anti-jihad force 4 days ago
The UN Security Council is to vote Friday on a resolution authorizing its Mali peacekeeping mission to support a new Sahel regional force against jihadists, diplomats said.
eNCA | 100-million births not recorded in Sub Saharan Africa: Unicef -World News
eNCA | 100-million births not recorded in Sub Saharan Africa: Unicef 4 days ago
Trend analysis showed that birth registration coverage rates have not improved across Sub-Saharan Africa over the last 16 years.
Senegal Opens Airport in Bid to Jump-Start Economy -World News
Senegal Opens Airport in Bid to Jump-Start Economy 4 days ago
The nation and its president have high hopes that the $575 million airport will help it become a regional powerhouse
Poverty tourist? -World News
Poverty tourist? 4 days ago
The UK singer appeared in a short film for Comic Relief which has come under fire - but why?
Liberia court authorises presidential runoff with conditions -World News
Liberia court authorises presidential runoff with conditions 4 days ago
Liberia's Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the electoral commission to proceed with a presidential runoff delayed for a month by fraud complaints, but said the national voter register must be corrected of anomalies first.
One in two Africans don’t know HIV status: expert -World News
One in two Africans don’t know HIV status: expert 4 days ago
Thirty-five years after the start of the AIDS epidemic, one person in two in sub-Saharan Africa "does not know their HIV status," according to a French expert.
UN Security Council condemns Libya slave auctions -World News
UN Security Council condemns Libya slave auctions 4 days ago
The UN Security Council on Thursday said reports that migrants detained in Libyan camps were being sold into slavery could amount to "crimes against humanity" in a joint statement of condemnation.
Cameroon arrests author who criticised president -World News
Cameroon arrests author who criticised president 4 days ago
Cameroonian author Patrice Nganang was arrested at the airport as he tried to fly to Zimbabwe a day after publishing an opinion piece sharply critical of Cameroon's president, a source said Thursday.
Libya’s PM vows to help ease migrant suffering -World News
Libya’s PM vows to help ease migrant suffering 4 days ago
Libya's prime minister vowed Thursday to take action to ease the suffering of tens of thousands of migrants stranded in his north African country, even though it is still battling instability.
Mugabe-era finance minister out on bail in Zimbabwe -World News
Mugabe-era finance minister out on bail in Zimbabwe 4 days ago
A Zimbabwean court on Thursday freed a Mugabe-era finance minister on bail ahead of his trial on corruption charges, laid following his arrest at the height of last month's military takeover.
Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe issues pro-investment budget -World News
Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe issues pro-investment budget 4 days ago
Zimbabwe's Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa on Thursday presented the 2018 budget which included a raft of business- and investor-friendly proposals as well as plans to tackle corruption and waste.
Senegal opens new international airport with economic hopes -World News
Senegal opens new international airport with economic hopes 4 days ago
Senegal's new international airport has opened its runways as the West African country hopes to become a travel hub for the region.
HRW denounces attacks on Sufi shrines in Libya -World News
HRW denounces attacks on Sufi shrines in Libya 4 days ago
Human Rights Watch has denounced a series of attacks against shrines of the mystical Sufi branch of Sunni Islam in Libya by "extremist" militias.
Burundi refugees refuse 'biometric' registration in DRC -World News
Burundi refugees refuse 'biometric' registration in DRC 4 days ago
More than 2 000 Burundian refugees living in a transit camp in Democratic Republic of Congo are resisting plans to register them on a biometric database, claiming it would violate their religion.
UN condemns 'heinous' sale of migrants in Libya as slaves -World News
UN condemns 'heinous' sale of migrants in Libya as slaves 4 days ago
The UN Security Council is condemning the sale of African migrants into slavery in Libya as "heinous abuses of human rights" that may constitute crimes against humanity
Mugabe-era finance minister out on bail in Zimbabwe -World News
Mugabe-era finance minister out on bail in Zimbabwe 4 days ago
A Zimbabwean court has been freed a Mugabe-era finance minister on bail ahead of his trial on corruption charges, laid following his arrest at the height of last month's military takeover.
eNCA | Zimbabwe judge frees former finance minister Chombo on bail -World News
eNCA | Zimbabwe judge frees former finance minister Chombo on bail 4 days ago
High Court judge Edith Mushore accused the government of illegal and arbitrary detention. Chombo's lawyer says he will deny the charges when his trial starts.
South African police summon author of book critical of Zuma -World News
South African police summon author of book critical of Zuma 5 days ago
The South African author of a book critical of President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday he had been summoned by police, but no reason had been given for the meeting.
Burundi refugees refuse ‘biometric’ registration in DR Congo -World News
Burundi refugees refuse ‘biometric’ registration in DR Congo 5 days ago
More than 2,000 Burundian refugees living in a transit camp in Democratic Republic of Congo are resisting plans to register them on a biometric database, claiming it would violate their religion.
At least 10 killed in C. Africa clashes -World News
At least 10 killed in C. Africa clashes 5 days ago
At least 10 people were killed this week in a wave of deadly clashes between rival armed groups in Central African Republic, local officials and a UN source said Thursday.
Zimbabwe proposes budget aimed at reviving bleak economy -World News
Zimbabwe proposes budget aimed at reviving bleak economy 5 days ago
Zimbabwe's new government plans to reduce diplomatic missions and ban first-class travel for everyone but the president as it tries to revive a devastated economy after longtime leader Robert Mugabe resigned last month.
eNCA | Nigeria brings back 500 citizens from Libya -World News
eNCA | Nigeria brings back 500 citizens from Libya 5 days ago
Pressure has since grown on individual states and the African Union to get them out, with the AU this week pledging to repatriate 20,000 Africans within the next six weeks.
South Africa to scale down nuclear expansion plan -World News
South Africa to scale down nuclear expansion plan 5 days ago
South Africa plans to push ahead with its nuclear expansion plan but will now do so at a slower pace because there has been a fall in demand for electricity owing to a struggling economy, energy minister David Mahlobo said on Thursday.
South Sudan says legislator killed in Uganda, blames rebels -World News
South Sudan says legislator killed in Uganda, blames rebels 5 days ago
A South Sudan regional parliament legislator has been killed in neighbouring Uganda, a senior regional official said on Thursday, blaming rebels for the killing.
Zimbabwe judge frees former finance minister Chombo on bail -World News
Zimbabwe judge frees former finance minister Chombo on bail 5 days ago
A Zimbabwean judge on Thursday released on bail former finance minister Ignatius Chombo who is facing charges of corruption dating back two decades, including defrauding the central bank.