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Hopes were fading of finding any more survivors by day three of the search effort.  By Casmir ODUOR (AFP)

Families bury victims as Tanzania ferry disaster toll passes 200

11 hours ago

Grieving families were on Sunday preparing to bury victims of Tanzania's de ...

Nigeria's fuel subsidy bill has spiked and as February elections approach, questions are being asked about the government's management of oil sales and earnings.  By STEFAN HEUNIS (AFP)

Nigeria's Buhari under fire over 'astronomic' fuel subsidy bill

11 hours ago

It's only September but Nigerians are already dreading Christmas. For years ...

Not all Zambians are happy about China's presence in the country.  By DAWOOD SALIM (AFP)

'Say no to China': Anger mounts in Zambia over Beijing's presence

12 hours ago

"China equals Hitler" said the sign held up in the Zambian capital Lusaka b ...

Local politicians are putting great faith in Chinese-made tricycle taxis with rechargable solar energy panels which have been plying routes in Jacqueville, a coastal town outside Abidjan.  By SIA KAMBOU (AFP)

Ivory Coast looks to solar vehicles to replace bush taxis

12 hours ago

Hi-tech, cheap -- and quiet. The Ivorian resort of Jacqueville just outside ...

Moroccan activists have launched a social media campaign to ban pop star Saad Lamjarred from the kingdom's radio stations after he was arrested in France last month on a third rape charge.  By FETHI BELAID (AFP/File)

Singer Lamjarred case reopens Morocco violence against women debate

13 hours ago

Still adored at home despite three separate rape charges in France, Morocca ...

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'Attack' on Swiss ship off the Nigerian coast: Bern

17 hours ago

A Swiss-operated ship has been attacked off the coast of Nigeria, Switzerla ...

Somaliland Hosts Historic Women In Tech Africa Event

Somaliland Hosts Historic Women In Tech Africa Event

19 hours ago

More than 200 women will gather in Somaliland this week as the nation hosts ...

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