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Fighting Ivory Trade in New York

The poaching of elephants, for their ivory, is at a record high. Anti-poaching groups say not enough is being done to fight it. A...

Nigeria’s Battle with Boko Haram

Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan expressed his grief over the recent attack in northeast Nigeria. Speaking at a security conference held as part of activities...

Ethiopia’s Agriculture and Employment

Across Africa, the agricultural sector has the potential to employ and feed millions, at home and abroad. By some estimates, 60% of the world's...

South Africa Budget: condemnations and applauses

South Africa's Finance Minister cut the country's 2014 growth down to 2.7%. Ahead of elections later this year, Pravin Gordhan had to walk a...

Deadly car bomb hits Mogadishu killing at least 10

At least 10 people were killed in an explosion when a suicide bomber drove his car into a tea shop near the national security...

Small scale fishing struggling to stay afloat in Mozambique

South Africa's Agriculture Minister has announced plans to institute an independent-audit into the controversial allocation of fishing-rights. The move comes amid an outcry, from...

Egypt’s cabinet resignation aftermath

The resignation of the country's Cabinet is being seen as a step closer for the former Defense minister Abdel Fattah EL Sisi, to declare...

Uganda’s anti-gay activists celebrate new law amid criticism from Western donors

Uganda's anti-gay campaigners were celebrating at the national theater, in the capital Kampala. This, after President Yoweri Museveni signed into law a controversial bill...

Dozens of students killed after Boko Haram raid a school in...

Dozens of students are reported to have been killed, after Boko Haram militants attacked a school in the North-Eastern part of the country. Military...

Nigeria: Suspected Islamist Group Attack School and kill Dozens

Suspected Islamist gunmen on motorbikes stormed a primary school in Nigeria's main northern city of Kano on Tuesday and opened fire on teachers, wounding...