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Tunisia vows to "revenge" following attack against security agents

The Tunisian government vowed to revenge on Sunday after a "terrorist" attack on a border security station in northwest Tunisia killed at least nine members of security forces.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/9 9:30:07

Ethiopian and Eritrean leaders meet in Asmara

Ethiopia's prime minister Abiy Ahmed was warmly greeted by Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki in Asmara on Sunday prior to a meeting to repair relations between the neighbors.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/8 23:07:01

Gabon struggles to stem tide of child trafficking

Senami, a 13-year-old girl, was purchased in Benin. “My father didn't want to sell me, but someone put a spell on my uncle and he persuaded my father,” she said.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/5 20:08:39

Arab Parliament condemns EU's resolutions on human rights in Arab countries

The Arab Parliament condemned on Wednesday the EU's resolutions on the human rights conditions in the Arab world.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/5 11:33:43

UN urges South Sudan's leaders to embrace peace talks to end war

Visiting UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed on Wednesday called on South Sudanese leaders to stick to the ongoing peace talks to end the suffering of its people.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/5 11:07:58

S. African ruling party warns US of unintended consequences from trade wars

The ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Wednesday warned the United States of unintended consequences arising from its trade wars with other countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/5 10:59:44

49 AU members have signed free trade pact: AU chairperson

Forty-nine members of the African Union have signed the African continental free trade area (AfCFTA) agreement, said AU chairperson Paul Kagame on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/3 11:17:42

Former Ghanaian Vice President Amissah-Arthur dies

Former Vice President of Ghana Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur is dead, local media reported here early Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/29 18:19:36

Kenya assures US investors of stable business environment

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday assured US investors that Nairobi has a conducive business environment and urged them to invest in various sectors of the economy.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/29 9:58:46

S. Africa champions African interests within BRICS: foreign minister

South Africa says Africa will become a focus issue during the upcoming 10th BRICS summit to be held in the country next month.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/29 9:53:32

S. African union federation denies collaborating with big businesses to get rid of Zuma

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) on Thursday denied allegations that it had collaborated with big businesses to get rid of former president Jacob Zuma.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/29 9:25:42

Imprisonment sentences given to protesters spark outrage in Morocco

A Moroccan court sentenced 53 protesters to up to 20 years in prison over unrest in 2016, sparking wide outrage and condemnation in the North African kingdom.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/28 10:20:53

Population in peril

A female black rhinoceros stands in a transport crate, in Nairobi National Park, on Wednesday. Kenya Wildlife Services proceeded to relocate three rhinoceroses to Tsavo-East National Park in an effort to repopulate habitats around the country in which rhinoceros populations have been decimated by poaching and harsh climatic changes. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2018/6/27 22:58:41

African entrepreneurs receive e-commerce training in China

Twenty-nine African entrepreneurs are attending e-commerce training in China, a program initiated by Alibaba and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/27 17:23:06

UN meeting on Jerusalem kicks off in Morocco

The fifth International Conference on the Question of Jerusalem kicked off Tuesday in the Moroccan capital Rabat.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/27 9:41:26

86 killed in herder-farmer violence

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday called for calm after 86 people were killed in an attack by suspected nomadic herders against farming communities in the restive centre of the country.
Source: Reuters | 2018/6/25 21:28:40

US to send FBI experts to investigate Ethiopia blast

The US will send FBI experts to Ethiopia to help investigate a grenade attack at a rally for new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, state-affiliated media said on Monday.
Source: Reuters | 2018/6/25 21:28:39

At least 86 killed in central Nigeria attack

At least 86 people have been confirmed killed following a coordinated attack on several villages in Nigeria's central state of Plateau, the police said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/25 6:12:51