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Ethiopia jails opposition politician for six years over Facebook post

By Reuters Published: 11:44 EDT, 25 May 2017 | Updated: 11:44 EDT, 25 May 2017 By Aaron Maasho...

Sudan: Didier Burkhalter Meets Sudanese Foreign Minister in Bern

press release Bern, Switzerland — For years, Switzerland has been delivering humanitarian aid in Darfur and other areas...

Ethiopian court jails activist for over 6 years

Ethiopian court jails activist for over 6 years AFP | 2017-05-25 14:56:03.0 United Nations High Commissioner for Human...

Atsu, Wakaso, left out of Ghana squad

Christian Atsu is one of several high-profile players omitted by Kwesi AppiahChristian Atsu has been left out of...

Willard Katsande among four Zimbabwe stars snubbed for AFCON 2019 qualifying squad – News

Posted: 25 May 2017 Time: 16:50 Zimbabwe have followed through on their decision to omit Willard Katsande, Cuthbert Malajila, Nyasha...

Nigeria-Cameroon joint efforts to fight piracy | Africa | DW

Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea is said to have overtaken the coast of Somalia. According to the...

ICONIC POP BAND TEXAS LIVE IN SOUTH AFRICA FOR THE FIRST TIME!

Now fans of the Scottish band, who grew up listening worldwide hits like Summer Son, I Don’t Want...

Zimbabwe: City Council Senior Officials ‘Awarding Tenders to Own Companies’ – AllAfrica.com

Sleaze is rampant at Mutare City Council with top management awarding corruptly awarding tenders to their own companies,...

UN envoy: South Sudan seeing military action as rains arrive

New York - The UN envoy for South Sudan says the conflict-torn African country is seeing significant military...

Egyptians brace for austere Ramadan after reforms

Cairo  - Ramadan is a time for daytime fasting and lavish evening feasts, but Egyptians are scaling back...

Spanish navy rescues 282 migrants from 2 boats off Libya

Madrid -  Spain's defense ministry says a navy frigate has rescued 282 migrants from two boats found adrift...

Everton’s pre-season Tanzania game set for July 13 against African club

Everton’s pre-season friendly in Tanzania is reportedly set to take place on Thursday July 13 with the Blues...

Former Rwandan general Nyamwasa’s refugee status set aside

Former Rwandan general Nyamwasa’s refugee status set aside Kyle Cowan | 2017-05-25 14:14:11.0 Former Rwandan army general Faustin...

Egypt: Prison Walls Become Too High – More Than 21 Websites Blocked

press release Cairo — The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) condemns the Egyptian government's blocking 21...

Last Japanese troops leave U.N. peacekeeping mission in South Sudan | Reuters

JUBA The last Japanese troops withdrew from a U.N. peacekeeping mission in South Sudan on Thursday, marking the...

Ivory Coast: Ivory Coast cocoa farmers sell below base price amid slump

By Ange Aboa MEAGUI, Ivory Coast, May 25 (Reuters) - Cocoa farmers in Ivory Coast are selling beans...

Atsu, Wakaso dropped as Appiah names squad for Ethiopia clash

Coach Kwesi Appiah has announced a 30-man squad for Ghana’s upcoming 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifying match...

From Ghana to Plum City

Okine-Quartery landed in northwestern Wisconsin since in October 2016. He has bounced around to churches in Ellsworth, Athens,...

Uganda police arrest 100 machete attackers

Police in the Ugandan capital Kampala have arrested 100 criminals suspected of using machetes to advance their crimes...

Maimane slams Zuma, ANC over silence on Zambia’s Hichilema treason trial

Pretoria - DA leader Mmusi Maimane has said that his party would take action to "re-establish South Africa’s...

Acacia Mining’s Tanzania dispute ‘no laughing matter’, say analysts

Max: 19,994.34 Min: 19,901.30 16:45 25/05/17 Max: 15,089.55 Min: 14,773.67 16:45 25/05/17 Max: 4,177.93 Min: 4,160.21 16:45 25/05/17...

‘Every year, I give birth’: why war is driving a contraception crisis in Sudan | Skye Wheeler | Global development

Under a huge baobab tree in Sudan’s Nuba mountains, I met Sebila, a 27-year-old mother of three. In...

Ramaphosa calls for a strong and united Africa

He said the conference was essentially about bringing a better life to all the people of the continent...

African development won’t fix Europe’s migration issues – we need another plan

The G20 has turned its eyes on Africa, launching a “Compact with Africa” that aims to support economic development and...

Africa Day: What the day means to us

Keeping with the spirit of Africa Day, IOL's travel writers have shared their thoughts on what Africa Day...

Four Members of Egypt’s Security Forces Killed in Sinai Attacks – U.S. News & World Report

Anadolu AgencyFour Members of Egypt's Security Forces Killed in Sinai AttacksU.S. News & World ReportISMAILIA, Egypt (Reuters) -...

Eritreans in Abroad Colorfully Celebrate Independence Day

Asmara — Eritrean communities in Italy, Norway, Kuwait and Kenya have celebrated the 26 Independence Day Anniversary with...

NEMA to receive 270 returning refugees from Cameroon

About 270 Nigerian refugees who are on forced return from Cameroon, are to be received by the National...

Eritrea: Independence Day Celebrated Colorfully

Asmara — The 26th Independence Day anniversary was colorfully celebrated from 22 to 23 May at regional level...

Eritrea: Messages of Congratulations Continue

Asmara — The President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Muhammad bin Rashid...

Eritrea: Enigmatic Eritrea – Engagement, Investment & Development in the 21st Century

Asmara — The Embassy of the State of Eritrea in the UK hosted a forum on 22 May...

Uganda Hosts Technology Competition

The app developers will be engaged in developing mobile applications and the candidates who will showcase the best...

Ghana news: Ghana 60 Years On launched in UK

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has said the government is using...

Egypt raises $3b in bumper Eurobond sale

Cairo: Egypt raised $3 billion (Dh11 billion) in a Eurobond sale on Wednesday, about twice as much as...

Watch Brown present her department's budget

Following a difficult few weeks surrounding Petrosa and Eskom, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown presents her department's budget...

Sudan: Cholera Spreads Amid Govt Denial

Eastern Sudan — Cholera continues to spread in Sudan's eastern states, with more fatalities and infections reported across...

UN calls for ceasefire in South Sudan to ensure food delivery – Xinhua

Refugees from South Sudan wait to be settled outside the Khour Al-Waral refugee camp in Al-Salam locality, some...

Chadian oil transit duties’ revenues in Cameroon drop by close to FCfa 2 billion during 1st quarter 2017

(Business in Cameroon) - During the first quarter 2017, revenues generated by transit duties for Chadian oil in...

Norway wants to intensify economic cooperation with Cameroon, by opening a consulate in Douala

(Business in Cameroon) - The Cameroonian government just approved the appointment to Douala, the economic capital of the...

Zambia considers moving capital to rural area: minister

Lusaka - Zambia is considering a proposal to move its capital from fast-developing Lusaka to a nearly uninhabited...