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2020-11-12 09:09:10.907

ADDIS ABABA Dec.12 (Reuters) - Aid agencies are unable to restock food, health and other emergency supplies to Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region, where federal troops are fighting with local forces,... read more...

2020-10-13 11:02:26.613

Conakry Sep.13 (dpa) – Guinea is set to hold a presidential election on Sunday that is expected to be a tight race between the incumbent president, who is running for a third... read more...

2020-10-08 09:41:26.103

TUNIS,Oct 8 (Reuters) - Tunisian authorities will impose a curfew in the capital Tunis to slow a surge in coronavirus cases, months after stopping a first wave with an expensive... read more...

2020-10-07 13:00:58.820

Bamako Oct. 7 (VOA) - More than 100 jihadist prisoners have reportedly been released in Mali in an apparent exchange for a politician and a French aid worker.

Agence France-Presse... read more...

2020-10-07 12:36:50.050

KIGALI Oct.7  (VOA)- Rwanda's prosecution on Monday said it intends to hold a joint trial of Paul Rusesabagina, whose story inspired the 2004 film "Hotel Rwanda," together with 16 prisoners... read more...

2020-10-07 12:33:26.790

Touba Oct.7 (VOA) -- Authorities in Senegal are hoping Tuesday's Muslim celebration of Grand Magal in the holy city of Touba will not become a spreader event for the coronavirus. 

Tens of thousands of worshippers have gathered... read more...

2020-10-07 12:11:09.540

DAR ES SALAAM Oct. 7 (VOA)- A convoy carrying Tanzania's leading opposition candidate was blocked for at least several hours Tuesday, days after the country's National Electoral Commission ordered a... read more...

2020-10-07 12:02:42.797

JOHANNESBERG, SOUTH AFRICA Oct.7 (VOA)- For nearly a year, Benjamin Billal was chained to a rock.

“I was taken to a faith healing center by my grandmother and my mother,”... read more...

2020-10-01 14:37:15.880

Algiers,Oct 01(Aljazeera)-The United States secretary of defence, Mark Esper, heads to Algeria on Thursday to boost ties at a time when the North African country is trying to mediate two... read more...

2020-10-01 14:28:11.100

Conakry,Oct 01(Aljazeera)-Rights body says Guinea has failed to hold security forces accountable for the crackdown on anti-government protests since last year.

Guinea has failed to hold security forces accountable for... read more...