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Africa:Sudan Participates in AU Statistical Meetings - World News
Africa:Sudan Participates in AU Statistical Meetings 12 hours ago
[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan participated in the 11th annual meeting of the African Union Committee on Statistics at the level of the Directors General of the African Statistical Offices, which was held in Nouakchott on 9-11 December 2017.
Africa:AU Commends African Leaders On Free Trade -World News
Africa:AU Commends African Leaders On Free Trade 12 hours ago
[This Day] African Union (AU) has commended African leaders for doing the right thing in creating the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) despite the current retreat from multilateralism.
Africa:Health Policies Must Focus On Needs of Individuals -World News
Africa:Health Policies Must Focus On Needs of Individuals 12 hours ago
[MSF] Between 12-15 December the Universal Health Coverage Forum 2017 will take place Tokyo, Japan. This major gathering, co-hosted by the Government of Japan, the World Bank, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and others, aims to "stimulate global and c
Africa:How Will U.S. Push to Cut UN Peacekeeping Budget Affect Soldiers? -World News
Africa:How Will U.S. Push to Cut UN Peacekeeping Budget Affect Soldiers? 12 hours ago
[VOA] The attack that killed 14 Tanzanian and five Congolese soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo last week highlighted the risks faced by U.N. peacekeeping missions, and the need to provide enough funding to ensure soldiers who operate in some of
Africa:EU Complicit in Human Rights Abuses in Libya - Report -World News
Africa:EU Complicit in Human Rights Abuses in Libya - Report 12 hours ago
[VOA] Europe has been complicit in human rights abuses committed by Libyan authorities against refugees and migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean, Amnesty International said Tuesday.
Africa:Record Number of Journalists Jailed As Turkey, China, Egypt Pay Scant Price for Repression -World News
Africa:Record Number of Journalists Jailed As Turkey, China, Egypt Pay Scant Price for Repression 12 hours ago
[CPJ] For the second year in a row, the number of journalists imprisoned for their work hit a historical high, as the U.S. and other Western powers failed to pressure the world's worst jailers--Turkey, China, and Egypt--into improving the bleak climate fo
Africa:In Defense of Uganda's Red Pepper -World News
Africa:In Defense of Uganda's Red Pepper 12 hours ago
[CPJ] CPJ has included eight staffers of the controversial Ugandan tabloid Red Pepper in its 2017 global census of imprisoned journalists. Some may disagree with that decision.
Africa:Universal Health Coverage Day - So Much More Than 'Health for All' -World News
Africa:Universal Health Coverage Day - So Much More Than 'Health for All' 12 hours ago
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.
Africa:80% Rise in Malaria Cases in 15 Countries -World News
Africa:80% Rise in Malaria Cases in 15 Countries 12 hours ago
[East African] Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania are among the 15 countries accounting for about 80 per cent of malaria deaths globally in 2016, says the World Malaria Report 2017.
Burundi president launches campaign to extend rule -World News
Burundi president launches campaign to extend rule 13 hours ago
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has launched a campaign to promote a referendum to change the constitution that could see him rule until 2034.
Angola goalkeeper Rui aims to impress new coach Srdjan Vasiljevic -World News
Angola goalkeeper Rui aims to impress new coach Srdjan Vasiljevic 14 hours ago
Angola goalkeeper Rui Jorge says he hopes he can earn the confidence of new coach Srdjan Vasiljevic ahead of January's African Nations Championship.
S.African court orders Zuma to pay costs for challenging watchdog -World News
S.African court orders Zuma to pay costs for challenging watchdog 15 hours ago
South Africa's High Court ordered President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday to pay legal costs for trying to avoid a demand from the anti-corruption watchdog for an official inquiry into alleged influence-peddling in his government.
Burundi president launches campaign to extend rule -World News
Burundi president launches campaign to extend rule 15 hours ago
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has launched a campaign to promote a referendum to change the constitution that could see him rule until 2034.
Appeal court orders retrial of top Nigerian politician -World News
Appeal court orders retrial of top Nigerian politician 15 hours ago
A panel of judges has ordered Nigeria's third highest-ranking politician to face a retrial on corruption charges linked to his time as a state governor.
US 'cautiously considering re-engaging Zimbabwe' after Mugabe ouster -World News
US 'cautiously considering re-engaging Zimbabwe' after Mugabe ouster 15 hours ago
The United States is “cautiously considering re-engaging Zimbabwe, following the resignation of former President Robert Mugabe” in November, a report says.
eNCA | Botswana transgender wins court battle to be recognised as female -World News
eNCA | Botswana transgender wins court battle to be recognised as female 16 hours ago
The court ordered that Tshepo Kgositau's gender be changed from male to female in the national registry within seven days.
eNCA | 40 killed in 24 hours on Kenya roads -World News
eNCA | 40 killed in 24 hours on Kenya roads 16 hours ago
Sixteen of the dead perished in road accidents at the Sachang’wan black spot on the Nakuru-Eldoret highway on Tuesday morning.
'Just like the sport, the hijab is a part of me' -World News
'Just like the sport, the hijab is a part of me' 16 hours ago
Maty Niang believes that practising her faith as a Muslim, and practising her hobby as a circus performer have no reason to clash.
U.S. to ease visa restrictions on Gambia from Dec. 12 -World News
U.S. to ease visa restrictions on Gambia from Dec. 12 16 hours ago
The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday that visa restrictions imposed on Gambia earlier this year will be lifted as of Dec. 12 after Banjul took steps to ensure its citizens ordered to leave the United States are re-admitted to the West African country
Nigerian court drops most corruption charges against Senate president -World News
Nigerian court drops most corruption charges against Senate president 16 hours ago
Nigeria's court of appeal on Tuesday dismissed 15 corruption charges against the Senate president related to alleged false declarations of assets, but it upheld three other charges against him.
Mozambique president sacks energy and foreign ministers -World News
Mozambique president sacks energy and foreign ministers 16 hours ago
Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has sacked four ministers, including those with the foreign affairs and energy portfolios, his office said in a statement late on Tuesday.
EU pushes to curb Africa migration more, still split on hosting refugees -World News
EU pushes to curb Africa migration more, still split on hosting refugees 16 hours ago
European Union leaders will discuss how to further curb immigration from across the Mediterranean over dinner on Thursday, but are as divided as ever on how to take care of refugees who still make it to Europe.
eNCA | Mozambique president axes four ministers -World News
eNCA | Mozambique president axes four ministers 17 hours ago
There is no word on who will replace the outgoing ministers.
ICC: Failure to arrest Sudan's president undermines court -World News
ICC: Failure to arrest Sudan's president undermines court 17 hours ago
The prosecutor of the ICC is accusing some of its members including Jordan, Uganda and Chad of undermining the tribunal's "reputation and credibility" by refusing to arrest Sudan's president who is accused of genocide in Darfur.
Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe farm, Zanu-PF congress, DRC -World News
Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe farm, Zanu-PF congress, DRC 17 hours ago
Heavily armed Zimbabwean soldiers are reportedly still deployed at former first lady Grace Mugabe's farm in Mazowe, and a Zanu-PF congress is set to endorse Emmerson Mnangagwa as party leader after Robert Mugabe ouster.