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President Mugabe Considered Biggest Loser after EU-Africa Summit

Debate is ranging in Zimbabwe over the impact of president Robert Mugabe's decision to skip  the just concluded EU- Africa summit. The veteran leader...

President Zuma responds to Nkandla reports

South African President Jacob Zuma has sent his response to the Public Protector's damning Nkandla report to Parliament. The Public Protector had given him 14...

Boko Haram Linked to Attempted Jailbreak in Nigeria

At least 21 people have been killed in Nigeria in what authorities say was an attempted jail break in the Nigeria's secret police headquarters...

Zuma & Mugabe to Boycott EU – Africa Summit

South African President, Jacob Zuma will not be attending the 4th European Union & African Union Summit scheduled to take place in Brussels on...

How Africa Will be Affected by Climate Change

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released its latest report. The report warns of economic growth and crop yields being stunted...

Senegal Shuts Border with Guinea to Curb Ebola Threat

Senegal closed its land border in the southern region of Kolda and the south eastern region of Kedougou, neighbouring Guinea on Saturday to try...

Oscar Pistorius Trial Postponed

It  has been a day of disappointment in the South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius' murder trial, after the case was postponed to 7th April...

Mali Swears in Court to try Ex-President Amadou Toumani Toure

Mali swore in a new high court on Thursday that will be charged with hearing a case of high treason against former President Amadou...

Guinea: Ebola Outbreak Contained

Authorities in Guinea have said they have managed to stop further spread of  the deadly Ebola virus. The number of people who have succumbed...

IGAD Drought Resilience Summit

An Intergovernmental Authority on Development, IGAD conference is underway in Kampala, Uganda. IGAD members are meeting to discuss ways of mitigating extreme weather and...