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23 Mar 2015
Egypt Monday agreed to a preliminary deal with Ethiopia on a new dam project that Cairo feared would hamper the flow of the Nile, the river on which it depends.
23 Mar 2015
Somali government forces backed by African Union troops have recaptured a strategic island on the country's south coast from Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels, officials and witnesses said Monday.
21 Mar 2015
Chadian troops on Saturday returned to the northeast Nigerian border town of Gamboru, locals said, after Boko Haram took advantage of a lack of military presence to kill 11 people.
Ebola-Virus
21 Mar 2015
Sierra Leone's President Ernest Koromo ordered the country's entire population Saturday to keep to their homes on March 27-29 in a bid to stem the spread of the deadly Ebola epidemic.
21 Mar 2015
The teenage girls singing in a state-of-the-art music studio near the Panzi hospital outside the city of Bukavu are young enough to be in school, but some are already mothers after being raped in the atrocities sweeping eastern parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
21 Mar 2015
The United States said Friday it was "deeply concerned" by the abduction of a Zimbabwe opposition activist known for his open criticism of long-running President Robert Mugabe.
21 Mar 2015
With a president who won't go and an opposition determined to blow the final whistle, battle lines are being drawn ahead of elections in the central African nation of Burundi.
21 Mar 2015
Liberia Friday confirmed its first new Ebola case in more than a month in a setback to hopes the country would soon be officially declared free of the deadly disease.
21 Mar 2015
Wildlife experts and officials from around 30 governments will gather next week in Botswana to confront the threat that wild elephants could be heading for extinction, due in part to Chinese demand for ivory.
20 Mar 2015
South Sudan's army and rebels have forced hundreds of children to fight in the country's devastating civil war in the past month alone, the UN children's agency said Friday.
20 Mar 2015
Announcing this during the week, Director-General of the body, Al-Ja’afaru Braimoh, stated that besides encouraging Africans on the need to return home, they would also be helping the returnees on how to settle down effectively.
19 Mar 2015
Kenyan prosecutors on Thursday successfully blocked a controversial decision to grant bail to the suspected ringleader of a global ivory smuggling gang, arguing he may again try to flee the country.

Latest

3 hours ago
Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has said that his administration will provide the support necessary for the success of the 2023 Population and Housing Census in the state.
3 hours ago
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has recovered 21,600 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) known as petrol from pipeline vandals in Badagry, Lagos State.
4 hours ago
An organic hair care manufacturing company in Lagos, Mara Cruiz Limited, has unveiled an initiative to empower about 1,000 African women and giving them an opportunity to resell their products with low entry fee.
4 hours ago
The Rule of Law and Empowerment Initiative also known as Partners West Africa Nigeria, in collaboration with Ford Foundation, has kick-started a campaign for  survivors-centred policing of gender-based violence cases in Nigeria. The Executive Director, Partners West Africa Nigeria (PWAN), Kemi Okentedo, stated that the group works in  the areas of security, governance and criminal…
4 hours ago
The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) on Thursday disclosed that 300 corporate exhibitors would be participating in the 17th Abuja International Trade Fair (AITF). Director-General, ACCI, Victoria Akai, who disclosed this in Abuja, said the event is expected to be declared open by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. The 17th AITF is scheduled…