Africa Headlines Tue, 25 Sep 2018 04:22:02 GMTAfrica:Ethiopia, Eritrea Deal a Reminder of The Last U.S-Brokered Peace
[allAfrica] This month, Ethiopia reopened its embassy in Asmara, the capital of Eritrea, capping a series of historic diplomatic breakthroughs between the neighboring countries, after nearly two decades of hostilities.Tue, 25 Sep 2018 06:48:14 GMTEthiopia:Talk of Peace Fails to Quell Ethnic Clashes
[Deutsche Welle] Prime Minister Abiy's talk of reconciliation has not been enough to subdue ethnic tensions around the country. As the public grapples with the legacy of the former hardline government, does Abiy need to change tack?Tue, 25 Sep 2018 04:40:42 GMTBurkina Faso:Farmer Wins 'Alternative Nobel' for Drought-Fighting Technique
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -A farmer from Burkina Faso who popularized an ancient farming technique to reverse desertification is among the winners of Sweden's "alternative Nobel prize", announced on Monday.Tue, 25 Sep 2018 08:03:11 GMTUganda:MPs, Army Go For Two Months Without Pay
[Monitor] Parliament -All is not well in the pockets of Members of Parliament, UPDF officers and other government employees, Daily Monitor has established.Tue, 25 Sep 2018 06:51:05 GMTAfrica:Why Ramaphosa and the UN Will Be Making History This Week
[Bhekisisa] Heads of state will tackle the world's leading cause of death from a single infectious agent this week -- a disease, that is, ironically, curable.
Africa News24 Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:04:44 +0200News24.com | Melania Trump to discuss Africa trip Wednesday in New York
Melania Trump plans to announce details about her October trip to Africa during an appearance this week at the UN General Assembly meeting in New York.Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:04:44 +0200News24.com | Angola ex-president's son remanded on corruption charge
The son of Angola's ex-president Jose Eduardo dos Santos has been remanded in custody in a $1.5-billion corruption case, a state prosecutor said Monday.Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:16:38 +0200News24.com | WATCH: Zim leader Mnangagwa reveals how he 'cheated death'
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly again narrated his narrow escape from death after he was poisoned during the power struggles inside his ruling Zanu-PF party last year.Tue, 25 Sep 2018 08:39:55 +0200News24.com | Top Africa stories: Mugabe-backed party disbanded, Tanzania ferry
A Zimbabwean political party which was said to be backed by ousted president Robert Mugabe has reportedly been disbanded, Tanzania is investigating a ferry disaster that has killed 227.Tue, 25 Sep 2018 06:19:02 +0200News24.com | 'I won't copy Mugabe': Mnangagwa tells US media
President Emmerson Mnangagwa says he won’t emulate his predecessor Robert Mugabe by clinging to power, and may even give opposition leader Nelson Chamisa an official role, a report says.
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Central Africa Tue, 25 Sep 2018 04:53:36 GMTAngola:Ex-President's Son Detained Over $1.5 Billion Corruption Case
[Deutsche Welle] Jose Filomeno dos Santos, the former head of Angola's sovereign fund, is accused of misappropriating millions of public funds. His detention is part of an anti-corruption campaign by Angola's new leader.Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:09:11 GMTCongo-Kinshasa:Rebels Attack Ebola-Ridden Area
[Deutsche Welle] More than a dozen people died as machete-wielding rebels attacked a town in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Public health operations to tackle an Ebola outbreak that has killed 100 people were halted due to the unrest.Tue, 25 Sep 2018 08:36:25 GMTCameroon:Cosafa Women's Cup - Cameroon Bags Silver
[Cameroon Tribune] The Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon lost to South Africa 1-2 in the final of the tournament on Saturday September 22, 2018.Tue, 25 Sep 2018 08:32:36 GMTAfrica:National Unity Is a Good Thing, Wherever It Takes Hold - President Kagame At Nelson Mandela Peace Summit
[Rwanda Govt] New York, 24 September 2018- President Kagame on Monday delivered opening remarks at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit in honour of the centenary of the birth of Mandela ahead of the 73th United Nations General Assembly in New York.Tue, 25 Sep 2018 08:28:35 GMTRwanda:Kagame Roots for Inclusive, Non-Sectarian Politics
[New Times] President Paul Kagame has called for promotion of inclusive, non-sectarian politics in post-conflict situations and the world at large.