Africa Headlines Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:57:47 GMTCameroon: Top U.S. Official Reveals Behind the Scenes Talks on Anglophone Crisis
[allAfrica] "My heart breaks for Cameroon. Every day people are dying, and every day people are suffering," said Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Tibor Nagy when asked about his message to authorities in Yaoundé regarding the three-year polit...Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:35:25 GMTEthiopia: Families Visit Ethiopian Airlines Crash Site
[allAfrica] Cape Town -The families of those who died on board the Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 have been allowed to visit the site for the first time, al Jazeera reports.Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:33:47 GMTSouth Africa: 'I Want Those Combi Courts!' - Leaked Audio Lands Official in Hot Water
[allAfrica] Cape Town -A leaked recording of Gauteng Sports and Recreation MEC Faith Mazibuko allegedly threatening her staff with dismissal if they failed to build 'combi courts' (a contraction of combination courts) has landed the official in hot w...Thu, 14 Mar 2019 04:45:08 GMTNigeria: At Least Eight Dead in Lagos Building Collapse
[Deutsche Welle] At least eight people have been killed after a three-story school building collapsed in a densely populated area of Lagos. Thirty-seven people have been rescued from the rubble, but dozens are feared trapped.Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:12:09 GMTUganda: 'Cutting Everything in Sight' - Ugandans Vow to Curb Rampant Deforestation
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Gulu -The convulsive rhythms of local "lakubukubu" music blast from the back of a pickup truck in the dusty town of Pajule, where two towering trees give welcome shade.
Africa News24 Sat, 20 Apr 2019 16:56:31 +0200News24.com | Suitcases of dollars, euros found at Al-Bashir's home
Al-Bashir charged of money laundering and possession of large sums of currency without legal grounds, Reuters reports.Sat, 20 Apr 2019 14:29:19 +0200News24.com | WATCH: In South Sudan, illness is as deadly as war
By the time he was brought into the remote clinic in northeastern South Sudan, 2-year-old Nyachoat was already convulsing from the malaria attacking his brain.Sat, 20 Apr 2019 13:54:22 +0200News24.com | Algeria protesters keep up pressure on regime
Protesters in Algeria have demonstrated for a ninth straight Friday against the country's leadership amid calls for the departure of the powerful military's chief of staff.Sat, 20 Apr 2019 11:50:14 +0200News24.com | 'I'm going to die': Survivor recounts Mali ethnic massacre
The sun had yet to rise and Ada Diallo was preparing for morning prayers when gunfire rang out in her village in central Mali. The 55-year-old ran through the darkness to the home of the local spiritual leader.Sat, 20 Apr 2019 12:04:34 +0200News24.com | Egypt vote on referendum extending el-Sissi's rule to 2030
Egyptians are voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030.
Central Africa Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:57:47 GMTCameroon: Top U.S. Official Reveals Behind the Scenes Talks on Anglophone Crisis
[allAfrica] "My heart breaks for Cameroon. Every day people are dying, and every day people are suffering," said Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Tibor Nagy when asked about his message to authorities in Yaoundé regarding the three-year polit...Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:06:19 GMTUganda: Uganda Accuses Rwanda of Economic Sabotage
[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda yesterday accused Rwanda of engaging in a trade war by employing non-tax barriers to block Uganda exports and to prevent Rwandans from exporting to Uganda.Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:00:42 GMTCongo-Kinshasa: Around 260,000 Children Kasai Region Suffering Severe Acute Malnutrition
[UN News] Between 2016 and 2018, large numbers of people were displaced from their homes due to militia-led violence and insecurity in the Kasais, fueling rights abuses and high levels of malnutrition among children.Thu, 14 Mar 2019 05:20:46 GMTCongo-Kinshasa: Tshisekedi Pardons Hundreds of Political Prisoners
[Deutsche Welle] Congo's new President Felix Tshisekedi has pardoned hundreds of political prisoners, in a shift from his predecessor's crackdown on dissent. Many opposition figures were jailed under former leader Joseph Kabila.Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:00:52 GMTEast Africa: As Ruptured Rwanda-Uganda Ties Rattle Region, Will Kenyatta Help?
[Monitor] The military strongmen in Kigali and Kampala have not flinched an eye-lid necessitating the intervention of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. Mr Kenyatta, 58, is about the same age as Gen Paul Kagame and much younger than Gen Yoweri Museveni...