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Court rejects all petitions calling for re-run of Cameroon elections

Cameroon’s Constitutional Council on Friday rejected the last of 18 petitions calling for a re-run of an Oct. 7 election that...

New documentary on 1980 Zimbabwe massacres targets president

A new documentary on massacres by Zimbabwe’s military has led to harsh exchanges as the 1980s killings challenge a new...

New technology in rice farming changing lives in Mali

When rice farmers started producing yields nine times larger than normal in the Malian desert near the famed town of Timbuktu...

Beninese politician handed 20 years jail term for drug trafficking

Prominent Benin businessman and former presidential candidate Sebastien Ajavon has been sentenced in absentia to 20 years in prison in connection...

Tribe of slain Libya rebel chief protest appointment of key suspect as minister

Libyan tribesmen staged a demonstration at the eastern oil port of Hariga on Thursday in protest against the appointment of a...

Algeria bans wearing of full-face veils at work

Algerian authorities on Thursday banned women from wearing full-face veils, or niqabs, at work, citing reasons of identification for the decision. 

Ethiopia’s Abiy says soldiers’ protest meant to stop reform

Ethiopia’s reformist prime minister says a meeting with disgruntled soldiers last week was an attempt to derail dramatic reforms and “there...

EU to beef up border security to stop flow of migrants

European Union leaders are set to push ahead with plans to boost cooperation with North African countries and beef up the...

As Atiku momentum builds, Campaign says Nigerian youths not Lazy

The acting National Coordinator of The Atiku Advancement Project, Barr. Soalabo West has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s comment on Nigerian youths,...

Somali intel says US airstrike wiped out one al-Shabaab camp

Somali intelligence officials say the largest U.S. military airstrike against al-Shabaab extremists in Somalia in nearly a year largely destroyed a...