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Friday, December 9, 2022 - 05:24
The Biden administration hopes to use a gathering of 50 African delegations in Washington "to uplift and empower African institutions, citizens and nations" through discussions about challenges such as health, democracy, governance, investment, development, climate change and more, senior...
The latest news and analysis from Africa.
Friday, December 9, 2022 - 05:18
[Afropop] Fally Ipupa is undeniably among the top African musicians on the scene today. An alumnus of Koffi Olomide's Quartier Latin, Ipupa has enjoyed a spectacular solo career since 2006 when his debut album, Droit Chemin, went on to sell over 100,000 copies. His 2017 urban album Tokooos has gone...
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Friday, December 9, 2022 - 01:42
Seychelles is one of the first countries to map its seagrasses nationwide, which are a huge store of carbon.
BBC News - Africa
Friday, December 9, 2022 - 01:32
A court in Mozambique sentenced 11 people, including two former intelligence chiefs, to up to 12 years in prison for their involvement in a corruption scandal that secretly added $2.2 billion to the African country’s debt. At Maputo City Court on Wednesday, Judge Efigenio Baptista read out the...
The latest news and analysis from Africa.
Friday, December 9, 2022 - 01:21
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.
BBC News - Africa
Friday, December 9, 2022 - 01:10

The AfCFTA faces challenges, but energy and optimism can carry it through, argues the head of the African economic integration team at the Centre for Europe-Africa Relations.

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Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 23:45
Aid workers in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo warned Thursday of a possible "health disaster" because of an alarming surge in cholera cases in makeshift camps for displaced people.  Doctors Without Borders, known by its French acronym MSF, said that between November 26 and December 7,...
The latest news and analysis from Africa.
Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 22:37
The ANC's National Executive Committee (NEC) meets next week to pick a candidate for the 2024 general election
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Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 22:20
In a new report, HRW said implementation of the law against domestic violence by Tunisian authorities is "insufficient"
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Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 22:13
Nigeria's Central Bank this week announced a new policy that restricts large amounts of cash from being withdrawn from bank accounts. The announcement comes two weeks after authorities unveiled redesigned currency in an attempt to curb cash hoarding and check corruption and crimes. But some critics...
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Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 21:53
At least 10 people, most of them civilian volunteers supporting the armed forces, were killed in northern Burkina Faso in an attack by suspected jihadis, local sources told AFP on Thursday.  The attack took place Wednesday at Boala in the central-north region, two residents and a regional leader...
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Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 21:04
The World Health Organization reports COVID-19 cases are continuing their downward spiral in Africa but warns the pandemic is not over and nations must remain vigilant. Following a recent four-week resurgence of COVID-19, cases and deaths once again are dropping in Africa. Since this month-long...
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Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 21:00

Download logo New data released today by the World Health Organization (WHO) show that countries around the world largely held the line against further setbacks to malaria prevention, testing and treatment services in 2021. According to this year’s World malaria report, there were an estimated...

Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 21:00

For 11-year-old Jacqueline Joseph Imanga, songs are always personal as they reflect real life moments. Jacqueline herself had a powerful message to give while performing for a nearly 2,000-strong audience at a meaningful event organized by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in...

Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 21:00

Download logo An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team, led by Ms. Allison Holland, Mission Chief for Zambia, conducted a staff visit to Lusaka from November 30 to December 7, 2022, to discuss recent economic developments and implementation of the Fund-supported program . [1] At the...

Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 20:48
A recent study carried out in Rwanda found that trained dogs can detect Covid-19 so remarkably that this method could replace the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test currently being used.
Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 20:45

According to Ethiopia Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) 2022, the country has been experiencing one of the most severe La Niña- induced droughts in the last decade following the fifth consecutive failed rainy season since late 2020. The areas most affected are Afar, Oromia, SNNP, Somali, and...

Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 20:30

Download logo Mr Ahmed Ali Bazi, Minister of Economy, Industry, and Investments of Comoros says that there is no doubt the country will soon ratify the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to facilitate greater trade opportunities to the rest of the continent as an important option for...

Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 20:30

Download logo The number of hungry people in West and Central Africa is projected to reach an all-time high of 48 million people (including 9 million children) next year if urgent and long-lasting solutions to address this crisis are not delivered soon. The latest Cadre Harmonisé food security...

Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 19:48
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