1027 GMT November 22, 2019
Kenya reaps first billion from oil exports but economic forecast remains cloudy
Kenya has earned its first billion shillings from oil exports from the Turkana facility. But analysts say the milestone has been overshadowed by a cloud of economic gloom.
Senior al-Shabab officer allegedly killed in US raid in Somalia
A senior al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab officer has reportedly been killed in Somalia in an operation by the United States military.
10 civilians killed by ADF militants in eastern DR Congo
At least 10 civilians were killed in two attacks by militia gunmen in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where government forces have vowed to root out armed groups, sources said Wednesday.
South African Airways needs government loan guarantee or risks liquidation: Board member
South African Airways (SAA) needs a government guarantee to help it secure bank funding otherwise the carrier is at risk of entering liquidation, board member Martin Kingston said on Wednesday, as a crippling strike enters its sixth day.
Clashes between the Malian army and Takfiri terrorists have claimed the lives of 24 soldiers and 17 fighters.
Mali and Niger forces were carrying out a joint operation when a patrol was attacked by Takfiri terrorists near the northeastern town of Tabankort, the army said on social media.
One killed as Nigerian forces open fire on Sheikh Zakzaky supporters
At least one person has been killed and several others injured after Nigerian police used live ammunition to break up a religious gathering by supporters of senior cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky.
Protests as Tunisian MP accused of indecency sworn in
Tunisian women have protested outside parliament against the swearing in of a newly elected lawmaker who was caught in an indecent video.
Zimbabwe bourse CEO bemoans 80% currency crash ravaging market
When it comes to adverse conditions for stock-market trading, Zimbabwe’s bourse belongs in a special category for extreme cases.
Cameroon schedules parliamentary elections for Feb. 9
Cameroon's presidency announced Sunday that parliamentary elections will be held on February 9, in the latest sign that veteran ruler Paul Biya is seeking to end a long-running political crisis.
'So many dead' in attack on mine workers in Burkina Faso: Survivors
Survivors of a deadly ambush on a convoy of mine workers in eastern Burkina Faso, say “so many” people are dead, while regional authorities initially put the death toll at 40.
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