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Four people were killed when police clashed with former rebels barricading the road into the Ivorian city of Bouake.  By STR (AFP)

Four killed in I.Coast clashes between ex-rebels and police

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Bouaké (Ivory Coast) (AFP) - Four people were killed when police clashed w ...

Liberian presidential candidate Alexander Cummings, a millionaire Coca-Cola executive, is building a reputation as an outsider with much-needed expertise beyond politics.  By Zoom DOSSO (AFP)

Tycoon, striker or banker: Liberia seeks a new president

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Monrovia (AFP) - A football superstar, a former warlord and a soft drinks m ...

For decades, The Gambia has built a reputation as a haven for tourists willing to pay for sun, sand, sea... and sex. But its tourism board has ambitious plans to give this tiny west African nation a makeover..  By SEYLLOU (AFP)

Gambia tackles sleazy image to diversify tourism

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Serrekunda (Gambia) (AFP) - For decades, The Gambia has built a reputation ...

Africa youth must be encouraged to engage in agri-business to address fo...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Accra, May 23, GNA - Africa youth must be encouraged to effectively engage ...

The golden sarcophagus of King Tutankhamun displayed in his burial chamber in the Valley of the Kings, close to Luxor.  By MOHAMED EL-SHAHED (AFP)

Tutankhamun's golden treasures harbour secrets

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Cairo (AFP) - The legendary treasure of ancient Egypt's boy king Tutankhamu ...

The gilded bed of the ancient Egyptian boy-king Tutankhamun arrives at the newly-constructed Grand Egyptian Museum.  By MOHAMED EL-SHAHED (AFP)

Egyptian Museum overflows with antiquities

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Cairo (AFP) - The world-famous Egyptian Museum boasts 160,000 priceless art ...

The gilded bed of King Tutankhamun arrives at the newly constructed Grand Egyptian Museum on Cairo's outskirts near the Giza Pyramids on May 23, 2017.  By MOHAMED EL-SHAHED (AFP)

King Tut's bed, chariot paraded through Cairo to new home

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Cairo (AFP) - The first of the many wondrous artefacts found in Egyptian bo ...

Tunisian protesters comfront security forces outside the El Kamour oil and gas pumping station, in the southern state of Tataouine, on May 22, 2017.  By FATHI NASRI (AFP)

Tunisians mourn protester as tensions mount

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Bir Lahmer (Tunisia) (AFP) - Thousands attended the funeral Tuesday of a pr ...

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