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Cape Verde journalist Hermínio Silves summoned over reporting on alleged police abuses

11 hours ago | Africa

New York, January 21, 2022 mdash; Cape Verdean authorities must drop their investigation into journalist Herm iacut ...

Jan 21, 2022 | Africa

The United Nations said Friday that it is investigating the alleged killing of dozens of people in the Central African R ...

Jan 21, 2022 | Africa

The former first lady of the Seychelles and several other high-profile figures were in court on Friday over a $50 millio ...

Jan 21, 2022 | Africa

Extreme poverty in Western Africa increased by nearly 3 percent last year, according to a new report on the socio-ec ...

Jan 21, 2022 | Africa

After three months of hearings, the landmark trial into the assassination of Burkina Faso's 1980s revolutionary leader T ...

Jan 21, 2022 | Africa

Ghana's government on Friday said it was investigating a massive blast involving a truck transporting mining explosives ...

Jan 21, 2022 | Africa

As the Africa Cup of Nations heads into the knockout stages, the reigning champions are heading home early to follow a p ...

Jan 21, 2022 | Africa

At least 17 people were killed and 59 injured Thursday in a devastating explosion in a western Ghana town after a truck ...

Jan 20, 2022 | Africa

Online retail giant Amazon could pull out of a deal to create its Africa headquarters in Cape Town, if a legal challenge ...

Jan 14, 2022 | Africa

Late one night, South African journalist Simon Allison woke up his wife with an idea: a weekly African newspaper for Afr ...

Jan 13, 2022 | Africa

Poor countries refused to take around 100 million donated Covid-19 vaccine doses in December alone, chiefly due to their ...

Jan 13, 2022 | Africa

Twelve people including a senior army officer are in custody in Burkina Faso after a suspected plot to destabilise inst ...

Jan 13, 2022 | Africa

The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which awards the Nobel Peace Prize, said Thursday that Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahme ...

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