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Communities in South Sudan hard hit by heavy 2020-09-17 17:00:49In tonight's edition: From Hollywood hero to suspected terrorist. High profile Rwandan government critic Paul Rusesabagina is denied bail b

IS group claims August killing of French aid 2020-09-17 12:25:49Islamic State has credited its West Africa affiliate for killing six French aid workers and their Nigerien guide and driver at a giraffe reserve in Ni

Uganda-Tanzania oil pipeline threatens ‘disastrous’ environmental consequences 2020-09-17 11:04:00Tanzania and Uganda signed a $3.5 billion deal to begin construction of an oil pipeline on September 13 – sparking a wave of outcry from environ

Ivory Coast's ex-PM Soro says his candidacy for 2020-09-17 05:35:26Ivory Coast ex-rebel leader and former premier Guillaume Soro, whose bid for the presidency has been invalidated by a court, insisted Thursday his can

South African borders to reopen to most countries 2020-09-16 17:12:55In tonight's edition: South Africa will reopen its borders to most countries next month, amid a drop in coronavirus cases. The former

Libya's UN-backed PM Sarraj says he wants to 2020-09-16 16:48:45Libya’s internationally recognised Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj said on Wednesday he wants to quit by the end of October, which could feed pol

West African leaders hope for Mali civilian transition 2020-09-16 05:02:59The Tuesday deadline for Mali's military junta to hand over power has come and gone. ECOWAS is instead saying it hopes to see a civilian governm

West African leaders press Mali's junta over transition 2020-09-15 15:09:56West African leaders met the head of Mali's military junta on Tuesday to press for the return to civilian rule nearly a month after rebel officers se

African Court says Ivory Coast should allow ex-PM 2020-09-15 13:17:23Former Ivorian rebel leader and ex-prime minister Guillaume Soro, who has been barred from contesting an upcoming presidential election, should be all

Ivory Coast opposition angry after candidates barred from 2020-09-15 12:49:05Opposition figures reacted angrily on Tuesday after Ivory Coast's top court rejected 40 candidates for upcoming presidential elections, validating th

Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni jailed for two years 2020-09-15 06:49:47Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni received a two-year prison term at his appeal hearing on Tuesday, in a trial rights groups have called a test of pr

Rwanda's Paul Rusesabagina charged with terrorism 2020-09-14 17:49:19A man whose experience of the Rwandan genocide was turned into a major Hollywood film appears in court, charged with terrorism and 12 other charges. A

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Africa: Africa Flexes Its Muscles in Relations With 2020-09-16 13:50:22[ECDPM] This year was supposed to be crucial for Africa-Europe relations, culminating in the sixth AU-EU Summit, scheduled for 28 and 29 October in Br

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Mocks Opposition Over ANC Visit 2020-09-16 11:14:25[263Chat] President Emmerson Mnangagwa Wednesday told opposition members to forget meeting special envoys sent by other countries, particularly, those

Namibia: Gondwana Bosses Take 40% Pay Cut 2020-09-16 11:12:29[Namibian] The four executive directors of Gondwana Collection Namibia will from this month receive only 60% of their normal monthly income.

Mozambique: Tobacco Company Reduces Prodution 2020-09-16 11:12:05[AIM] Maputo -- Mozambique Leaf Tobacco (MLT) plans to reduce its tobacco production in the northern province of Niassa, in the next agricultural camp

Namibia: Oil Drillers Threaten Okavango Ecosystem 2020-09-16 10:05:50[Namibian] Canadian company Recon Africa said in an August 2020 press release they are planning to drill oil and gas wells into an environmentally sen

South Africa: Workers Pay for Sun International's Failed 2020-09-16 09:51:47[New Frame] After a 96% loss in revenue following the pandemic, the hotel chain is retrenching workers in South Africa and Chile. But is Covid-19 bein

South Africa: Mbalula Unveils New Plan to Revive 2020-09-16 09:48:48[Daily Maverick] The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has employed 3,100 new security personnel since August to help address the vandalism and ca

South Africa: Strategy to Protect Rail Infrastructure Bolstered 2020-09-16 09:47:07[SAnews.gov.za] Government has developed an integrated plan, incorporating all law enforcement and prosecution authorities, to police and secure the P

Malawi: Briquettes to Help Protect the Environment 2020-09-16 09:45:43[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -- Malawi loses about 25, 000 hectares of forests annually through unsustainable extraction of wood and forest resources

South Africa: Organised Labour Goes for Broke On 2020-09-16 09:34:57[Daily Maverick] Wage talks between the government and public sector workers for the next year usually start in October. At least one trade union want

South Africa: Minister Nxesi Must Commit to a 2020-09-16 09:22:18[DA] The Minister of Employment and Labour, Thulas Nxesi, should commit to a timeline on the resumption of Covid-19 Ters payments by the Unemployment

Kenya: Jambojet Suffers Losses Nearing Sh1.2 Billion Owing 2020-09-16 09:17:15[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Coronavirus affected Jambojet's performance with the airline reporting losses nearing Sh1.2billion in the three and a half mo

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