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Libya’s neighbors meet in Algiers, seeking ways to end conflict

Top diplomats from Libya’s neighboring countries and beyond were meeting in the Algerian capital on Thursday amid intensifying international efforts to end the conflict...

Total and Tullow to sale stakes in Kenyan oil project

Total and Tullow Oil intends to reduce their stakes in Kenya’s first oil development with a joint sale that could see Tullow exit completely...

Tribal attack in disputed South Sudan border region kills 29

Suspected Misseriya tribesmen killed at least 29 people, at least some of whom burned to death in their homes, in an attack on a...

Angolans divided over Isabel dos Santos graft investigation

Africa’s reputed richest woman is a formal suspect in an investigation into mismanagement and the siphoning off of funds during her time with Angola’s...

Commander Haftar forces threaten to hit civilian planes

Forces loyal to Libya’s renegade commander Khalifa Haftar Wednesday declared Libya’s capital of Tripoli and its surrounding areas as a “no-fly zone” and threatened...

Algeria to host foreign ministers on Libya crisis

Algeria will on Thursday host foreign affairs ministers from countries bordering Libya to discuss the conflict there, its Foreign Ministry said. Ministers from Egypt, Tunisia,...

Burundian president Nkurunziza to get $530,000 upon leaving office

Burundi's national assembly has voted to pay President Pierre Nkurunziza $530,000 (£400,000) and provide him with a luxury villa when he leaves office in May. The...

Kenya ranks equally with Uganda in fight against corruption

Kenya has obtained a score of 28 out of 100 in the global Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released by Transparency International today. This score is...

Somalia, UN agencies seek $1 billion to help 3 million people

Somalia, the United Nations and humanitarian agencies on Wednesday launched the 2020 Somalia Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP), seeking 1.03 billion U.S. dollars to provide...

Botswana introduces fees for handling ozone depleting substances

Botswana has introduced payment fees for obtaining a permit to get rid of ozone-depleting substances (ODS). Authorities say the action will have an immediate...
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