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A surge in elephant and rhino poaching in Africa is the backdrop to the latest meeting of CITES – the UN’s Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species in…
Incumbent president Ali Bongo Ondimba has been declared winner of Gabon's presidential election after polling 49.80% of the votes while his main opponent, Jean Ping polled 48.23 %.
Kenya has disbanded its National Olympics Committee because of “alleged mismanagement” of the national team during the Rio Games. Sports Cabinet
Ethiopia will not bar runner Feyisa Lilesa from entering the country after he made an anti-government gesture upon finishing second in the Olympic marathon on Sunday, according to a government…
Visiting Africa, John Kerry has stressed his commitment to tackling renewed violence in South Sudan.
One year to the day since the signing of the peace agreement in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and there is renewed tension between the two warring factions in South…
Refugees in Kenya who have fled the fighting in South Sudan are being given a chance to become self sufficient under a new initiative from the government and the UNHCR.
The Italian government has launched an awareness campaign aimed at would-be migrants considering travelling from Africa to Europe.
The passport are currently issued to Heads of States and diplomats and is believed to have high security features. The first recepients were Chairperson of the African Union, Idris Deby Itno and Rwand
The African passport has finally been launched and the first two copies issued at the 27th African Union (AU) summit in the Rwandan capital, Kigali.
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir on Saturday arrived in Rwanda for an African Union (AU) summit, defying an international warrant for his arrest by the International Criminal Court…
Fears are growing of a return to civil war in South Sudan after renewed fighting between forces loyal to the country’s president and vice president.
This initiative provides work to some 100 Kenyans and part of the profits go to ocean conservation projects.
A total of 21 young Africans were awarded by Queen Elizabeth II as part of the second edition of the Queen's ''Young Leaders Award.''
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A new charity album is giving a new lease of life to decades old African music.
A group of safari artists have the privilege to create a still life of the fastest land animal, the cheetah, at the Na an Kuse Game Reserve, Namibia.
Police in Kenya have dispersed opposition protests over the electoral process with water cannon and tear gas.
The Brazilian strain of the Zika virus has been found for the first time in Africa.
Senegal has a climate to die for when it comes to growing food, and with enough water and the right investments could become an African ricebasket. The government is doing its best to ensure Senegal f
The IMF says 2016 will be another difficult year for sub-Saharan Africa because of factors including the steep decline in commodity prices, the Ebola outbreak and drought.
Up to 500 migrants may have drowned in the Mediterranean last week when human traffickers crammed people onto an already overcrowded ship, causing it
Africanews, the sister network of euronews, launched from the Republic of the Congo on Wednesday (April 20). Africanews aims to give Africa its