"Since we have a banking union, there needs to be a European solution."
European Economic Commissioner
"Viktor Orbán is not the only populist politician on the continent with burning ambitions and politics that belong in a dark and distant past."
Gauri van Gulik
Europe Director, Amnesty International
""Alone we wouldn't be as successful as we are with the 22 countries together""
Ersilia Vaudo Scarpetta
Chief Diversity Officer, European Space Agency
"It’s mainly due to drinking of water from contaminated, shallow sources. We’ve intensified chlorine spraying in the localised infection centres."
"The external public debt stock increased by Sh42.5 billion ($4,253.0 million) from Sh185 billion ($18,504.5 million) on December 2016 to Sh227 billion ($22,757.4 million) by end of December last year."
"To try to demand from the government in Belgrade to make a choice: whether you are with Russia or you with the West well, it is to step on the same rake as in the Ukrainian crisis"
Russian foreign minister
"The people who made the film were very specific about the references they used in relationship to Africa. They are pulling from the best fashion and art."
"In principle - the requirement of choice, either you are with Russia or you are with the West, this is the Middle Ages."
Russian Foreign Minister
About 300 Algerian police officers marched through Algiers on Tuesday (October 14) in a rare public protest prompted by violence against security
October 16 is World Food Day with events taking place across the globe to focus on the importance of the family farm in ending hunger and
Talks in Algeria between protesting police officers and the government have broken up without any firm results.
More than one thousand officers
On the third day of the sentencing hearing in the Oscar Pistorius trial the prosecution has called on the court not to “consider” a report written by
In unprecedented public protests by police in Algeria, nearly 1,000 officers have staged a sit-in outside the presidential palace.
Amid warnings that Africa and the world are falling behind in the race against Ebola, a second US health worker has tested positive.
It is the
Voting is underway in Mozambique’s presidential and parliamentary elections in an atmosphere of calm.
More than 1000 observers are monitoring the
The UN’s head of Ebola response team has warned that international efforts to stop the spread of the virus are inadequate.
Speaking on a video
Organisers of the Africa Cup of Nations say there are no plans to reschedule next years tournament because of the Ebola outbreak.
Ebola has claimed its first victim in Germany as Europe starts to ready itself for an influx of people infected with the virus.
The latest victim
Central African Republic
Poland’s Pontifical Mission Societies says a Polish Catholic Missionary has been kidnapped in the Central African Republic town of
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius entered the courtroom in Pretoria on Monday at the start of a week that may be his last as a free man for up to fifteen
In Liberia, two thousand health workers are threatening to go on strike in the midst of the ongoing Ebola outbreak. They are demanding higher wages
Thousands of Liberian healthcare workers are set to go on strike from Monday morning.
They say the government is ignoring their demands for
The IMF is putting the fight against Ebola at the top of its priorities list as the outbreak threatens economic recovery in West African
Roger Milla was one of the first African players to become a major star on the international stage.
Staggeringly at the age of 38 he scored four
‘The Good Lie’ is the story of four Sudanese refugees and the employment agency worker who tries to help them settle into their new life in America
British man Ray Cole held in Morocco for “homosexual acts” has been released.
The 69-year-old was on holiday in the country when he was taken into
It is an unenviable job burying the bodies of Ebola victims but in Sierra Leone some grave diggers have gone on strike over the non-payment of a
‘Last Hijack’ is like no other documentary film you have seen before.
Looking at the world of piracy through the eyes of a veteran Somali pirate
Somalia’s army and African Union troops have been deployed in the strategic port of Barawe after retaking it from Islamist rebels at the
The trial of British businessman Shrien Dewani has finally begun in a South African Court where he pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife.
The fifth American to contract Ebola in West Africa has arrived in the US for treatment.
A private plane carrying Ashoka Mukpo, a freelance
Kenya’s president says he will appear at the International Criminal Court this week, becoming the first sitting world leader to do so.
But in a
Egypt is increasingly becoming a hub for illegal migration to Europe. This is Alexandria, one of the port cities of the Nile Delta. Many migrants and
The UN has warned that thousands of children are at risk from the disruption caused to health services by the Ebola epidemic.
UNICEF, the United
The Muslim festival of Eid has been overshadowed in Sierra Leone by the spread of Ebola.
The British charity Save the Children has warned that
A major concern for health workers in Liberia’s capital Monrovia is that a shortage of ambulances is causing Ebola sufferers to die at home
The United Nations children’s agency Unicef is scrambling to help Ebola orphans. What happens when their parents die? In Liberia, Guinea and Sierra
The Algerian government says it has identified some members of the group that executed French hostage Herve Gourdel last week.
The tourist was