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Kenya and Ethiopia to launch border peace programme

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Haile Mariam Desalegn are expected to launch a major programme to ensure peace along the Kenya-Ethiopia...

Sierra Leone begins long awaited census

Sierra Leone has begun a national census that is expected to last for two weeks. The exercise followed the launch on Friday when President Ernest...

Libya’s rival governments reach tentative agreement

Lawmakers from Libya's rival parliaments have reached a power-sharing agreement in Tunisia, shunning a UN-brokered deal aimed at ending the conflict. Speaking at a press...

First online market launched in Somalia

The first web-based market in Somalia has been launched. The new marketplace named seylad.com is the initiative of Somali professionals. The seylad.com Chief Executive Officer (CEO),...

Burkina Faso’s Coup Leader Charged over Former President’s Murder

General Gilbert Diendere, the leader of Burkina Faso’s failed coup, has been charged with complicity in the 1987 assassination of President Thomas Sankara, Reuters...

UN’s Ban Ki-moon Condemns Lake Chad Attacks

The United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the triple suicide bombing on an island in Lake Chad, blamed on Islamist extremists...

Seychelles president in lead as vote heads for runoff

The Seychelles' incumbent President James Michel won a strong lead in the remote archipelago's poll but came short of securing an outright majority, and...

China-Africa relations: Leaders agree to upgrade ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced that he and African leaders have reached consensus on lifting China-Africa relations to a comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership....

China, Africa map out strategic vision for win-win cooperation with practical...

Chinese President Xi Jinping and African leaders rounded off a landmark summit here Saturday with a unanimous consensus to upgrade China-Africa relations backed by...

Rwanda genocide tribunal winds up but freed convicts remain stateless

A tribunal formed to try Rwanda genocide suspects is winding up this month in Arusha; but some of those freed may end up stateless. There...
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