• AfDB plans for a self-sufficient, integrated continent
    Arama Sire Camara, a fruit and vegetable seller in the province of Kindia, some 135 km from the Guinean capital of Conakry, feels safer trading well into the night thanks to the Rural Electrification Project, financed by $21 million investment by the African Development Bank.Arama Sire Camara, a fruit and vegetable seller in the province of Kindia, some 135 km from the Guinean capital of Conakry, feels safer trading well into the night thanks to the Rural Electrification Project, financed by $21 million investment by the African Development Bank.
  • East Libyan forces carry out airstrikes on central Sirte city
    Eastern Libyan forces have conducted airstrikes against positions in the central city of Sirte held by the Government of National Accord (GNA), amid rising tensions in the North African country.
  • Outsider leads after divisive Tunisia presidential poll
    Political outsider Kais Saied was leading Tunisia's elections with just over a quarter of votes counted, the electoral commission said Monday, in the country's second free presidential vote since 2011.
  • DR Congo ex-minister accused of $4.3 million embezzlement
    Detained former DR Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been accused of embezzling $4.3 million of public funds raised to tackle the Ebola epidemic, his defense counsel said Sunday while insisting on his innocence.
  • West African leaders pledge $1 billion to counter Takfiri terrorism
    The leaders of West African countries have announced a one-billion-dollar plan to combat the growing threat of Takfiri terrorism and violence in the region.
  • Tunisians vote in competitive presidential election
    Tunisians cast votes in an unpredictable presidential election on Sunday where there is no overwhelming frontrunner, with the young democracy’s economic ills dominating the agenda.
  • Gabon's sole train a lifeline for people, economy
    The sky turns from indigo to ebony as the tropical night falls, and the train patiently thrusts through the jungle towards its destination, still hundreds of kilometers (miles) away.
  • Attack kills 3 forces, 3 militants in Egypt’s Sinai: Officials
    Egyptian security officials say at least three forces and three militants have been killed in a militant attack on a checkpoint in restive northern Sinai province.
  • Drone strike kills Haftar commanders near Tripoli
    Two commanders of the eastern Libyan forces trying to take the capital Tripoli from the internationally-recognized government were killed late on Friday in a drone strike, officials said.
  • Zimbabwe’s Mugabe honored at state funeral, burial delayed
    African heads of state joined thousands of Zimbabweans at a state funeral Saturday for Zimbabwe’s founding president Robert Mugabe whose burial has been delayed for at least a month until a special mausoleum can be built for his remains.
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