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Madagascar seeks to relaunch its Lychee sector

Madagascar is seeking to relaunch its Lychee sector as it slowly recovers from the 2009 coup and economic collapse. Prior to the political crisis,...

Ethiopia’s leather industry targets further growth

Ethiopia's leather industry has significantly grown over the last few years. The country is now producing high quality leather goods attracting global demand. This...

France vows to strengthen cooperation with UN mission in Mali

France has vowed to strengthen cooperation with the U.N. mission in Mali as it seeks to implement an ambitious peace deal aimed at stabilizing...

Female police officers create awareness on gender based violence in South...

A UN women police contingent in South Sudan is tackling issues of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual abuse and gender related violence among civilians...

UN expands Kenya’s Kakuma Refugee Camp

The United nations refugee agency, UNHCR, has once again expanded Kenya's Kakuma refugee camp. For the third year in a row, Kakuma has been...

Rwanda outraged over spy chief arrest

Rwanda said it was an "outrage" for Britain to arrest its intelligence chief at the request of Spain, which wants him on war crimes...

Sudan facing nationwide measles outbreak with 2,500 cases nationwide

Sudan is facing a huge nationwide outbreak of measles, with at least 2,500 confirmed cases so far this year, mostly children, and 38 deaths...

Video: Mali Hostages, Held Since Late 2011, Plead For Release

Two hostages kidnapped by al Qaeda militants in north Mali more than three years ago asked their governments to help secure their release in...

Ethiopian Jews accuse Israeli government of discrimination

Hundreds of people from Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority and police clashed in Tel Aviv during an anti-racism protest on Monday. Police said 19 people...

Egyptian Army Kill 22 Suspected Militants outside Mosque in North Sinai

Security forces killed 22 suspected militants in North Sinai on Monday, security sources said, adding that those killed planned to target security forces. Sixteen people...