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Parties to Ethiopia’s conflict agree to facilitate humanitarian access: African Union

Senior commanders of the Ethiopian government and the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) have agreed to facilitate humanitarian access in conflict-hit parts of northern...

Gunfire and blasts reported in Burkina Faso’s capital

There are multiple reports of massive gunfire in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou with reports of unrest. Heavy gunfire was heard coming from the main military...

UN chief strongly condemns terrorist attack on Somalia’s Hayat hotel

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the Hayat Hotel in Mogadishu, the capital and most populous city of...

Algerian president expresses willingness to join BRICS group

President Abdelmadjid Tebboune of Algeria has expressed his country's willingness to join the BRICS bloc, revealing the news in a state television interview late...

Africa sees some artifacts returned home but seeks far more

After long resistance from authorities in Europe, African countries’ efforts at restitution of artifacts are now blossoming Apollo John Rwamparo speaks forlornly of the eight-legged stool,...

Morocco’s navy intercepts 257 Europe-bound migrants at sea

Morocco's state media says the country's navy forces have intercepted 257 migrants over the past four days. "Navy coast guards on maritime patrol in the...

Autonomous boats and robot battles: Young engineers face off at Egypt...

The third and final day of the 13th Arab Robotics Championship in the coastal Egyptian city of Sharm El Sheikh saw several first-time contestants rise...

Arab youth gather in Egypt for robotics competition

Six-year-old Adam Abdel Maksoud is dressed up as his favorite cartoon character, Chase, from the TV show, Paw Patrol. But he's not dressed up for...

Police in South Africa arrest Nigerian cyber-crime suspect accused of swindling...

Police in South Africa have arrested a 28-year-old cyber crime suspect accused of swindling millions of dollars from U.S. citizens. James Junior Aliyu was...

Kenya, UNDP partner to launch peace campaign ahead of general elections

Kenya and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have partnered to launch a peace campaign aimed at curbing electoral violence ahead of the upcoming...