Category: Africa

Sudan PM’s visit to USA leads to exchange of ambassadors between both nations for the first time in 23 years

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok is in the USA with a high-level Sudanese delegation to show the world, the UN and the USA in particular how much his country has…

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Macron summons G5 leaders to France, wants them to clarify stance on presence of French troops in region

President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday urged leaders of the G5 Sahel (Mali, Burkina Faso, Chad, Niger, and Mauritania) to dismiss growing anti-French sentiment across the region if they wanted France's…

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ECCAS Regional Workshop Underlines AfCFTA Priority Sectors

By Clarisse Wiydorven Workshop participants and coordinators pose for a picture after opening ceremony of the ECCAS Regional Workshop in Doula, Cameroon. Under the auspices of the United Nations Economic…

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Outrage over Nathalie Yamb’s ejection from Ivorian soil

By Clarisse Wiydorven Philosophy of Jean Jacque Rousseau in the  Social Contract that  "Man is born free but remains everywhere in chains’ is still applicable in present day society."  On…

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Two ex-Prime Ministers set to compete in Guinea-Bissau election run-off

Two former prime ministers of Guinea-Bissau, Domingos Simoes Pereira and Umaro Cissoko Embalo came out top in the country's election, results showed Wednesday, and are set to compete in a…

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FIFA Boss: I am happy to be back in Africa, a place where I feel at home

FIFA President Gianni Infantino led a delegation to Antananarivo, Madagascar, Sunday to begin the first leg of his tour of African member associations. The delegation which includes the Secretary General…

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South Africa: There is no place in our society for men who abuse women and children

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has said there is no place for abusers in his country, during his address at the launch of 16 days of activism against women and children…

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Rwanda welcomes 117 more stranded African refugees from Libya

For the third time ever since Rwanda pledged to give refuge to around 500 African migrants stuck in Libya often in enslaved conditions, another group of stranded African refugees have…

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Fourth Edition of the Global Gender Summit kicks off in Kigali, Rwanda

Over 2000 delegates, including Heads of State, Development partners, NGOs and academia have attended the opening ceremony of the 4th edition of the Global Gender Summit in Kigali. This year’s…

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The Gambia: New law to punish parental insults on President and staff drafted

By Njix Sharon The Gambian government has intentions to put in place a new law that punishes contemptous words against the President, public officials and their parents. The draft bill…

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