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Egypt's President and Ethiopian Prime Minister have agreed to formulate principles that tackle Egypt's concerns on a multi-billion dollar dam being built by Addis Ababa on the Nile
It confirmed that the number of new Ebola cases had fallen significantly
Haftar said during a Wednesday interview with BBC news channel that rebuilding the Libyan army was his pre-condition for a deal with militias
The International Contact Group on Libya on Wednesday described political solution as the only way-out of the Libyan crisis.
Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian military of ignoring warnings on imminent attacks by Boko Haram group on key northeastern towns, a claim flatly rebutted by the army
Libya's Health Minister Rida al-Awkali on Wednesday warned against a health catastrophe in the eastern part of the North African state
Some police officers in South Africa are involved in serious – even violent – crimes, including rape and murder, according to a damning report released on Wednesday.
The WFP said the cuts could last for 6 months or longer unless it receives substantial contributions
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development held a closed-door meeting in Addis Ababa on Wednesday to discuss South Sudan's year-long conflict, a diplomat has said.
The Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North rebel group said Wednesday that it was negotiating with the UN for the release of a helicopter crew that it captured earlier this week
There has been a marked increase in the number of female representatives in African parliaments, a senior African Union (AU) official said Wednesday.
At least six people have been killed in multiple suicide bombings that targeted members of the MNLA, Mali's main Tuareg rebel group, in the northern town of Tabankort.
A commission was appointed in March 2014 to investigate human rights violations
The mountainous kingdom has faced food insecurity for years
The government has set April 30 as the date for its planned referendum
The International Contact Group on Libya convened on Wednesday in Addis Ababa to assess the situation on the ground in Libya amid boycott from the Libyan government and Egypt.
The two diplomat's absence as well as the session's delay signaled the failure of reported attempts by African Union and UN officials to convince Egypt and Libya to attend the conference
Closed-door meetings of the African Union Executive Council on the Libyan crisis have been marred by 'deep divisions', a source close the meeting has said.
The group said it was tired of the Holocaust being monopolized to serve pro-Israeli interests
At least five people were killed on Tuesday in clashes between Kenyan forces and Al-Shabaab militants near the southern port city of Kismayo.
The African Union (AU) on Tuesday launched an agricultural action plan aimed at realizing the agricultural transformation of Africa.
Kenyan Foreign Minister Amina Mohammed on Tuesday said that hopes were high that South Sudan's year-old conflict would soon be resolved
The project will produce an additional 1,100 megawatts of power for Ghana
Last December, Hersi surrendered to the Somali authorities near the Kenyan border
Ethiopian Foreign Minister and his Egyptian counterpart held talks on Tuesday to discuss a multibillion-dollar hydroelectric dam being built by Addis Ababa on the Nile's upper reaches
Sam Kuteesa appointed the permanent representative of Jamaica to move the process forward
Chadian President Idriss Deby will begin a two-day visit to Khartoum tomorrow, Sudan's official news agency has reported
At least two people were killed and several others injured on Tuesday in protests against the UN's peacekeeping mission in Mali in the northern city of Gao, multiple sources have said
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has promised Thabo Mbeki, head of the African Union High-level Implementation Panel, to provide guarantees to rebel leaders in hopes of enticing them to take part in a national dialogue initiative
Twelve people were killed Tuesday in an attack on a prominent hotel in Libya's western city of Tripoli, including four suicide bombers who perpetrated the attack
Nigerian law criminalizes homosexuality and gay marriage
The African Union and China have signed a memorandum of understanding, according to which the latter would become the main partner in the implementation of the African bloc's 50-year development strategy
A first group of 280 child soldiers turned in their weapons and uniforms on Tuesday
In a video posted on Islamist websites, a group that associates itself with the ISIL claimed responsibility for the attack, which, it said, had been carried out by a suicide bomber
It is estimated that around 116,000 farmers and some 35,000 hectares of cropland have been affected
The musical instrument is made out of turtle's shell, skin of elephant's ear and antelope's leg tissue
Zimbabwe is tipped to assume the chairmanship of the African Union (AU) for 2015, a diplomatic source said Tuesday
Egypt recently allowed electricity exports to Libya after years of having refused to do so due to local power deficit
Lungu was declared winner of the poll with 48.33 percent of the vote
The airstrikes came one day following fierce clashes in Al-Leithi between forces loyal to Haftar and Islamist militants
Al-Shabaab militant group has kidnapped 42 people during a raid in the southern Somali region of Bay, a government official said Tuesday
Newly-elected House of Representatives and the General National Congress are vying for legislative control
Commercial drivers staged a strike in Liberian capital Monrovia on Monday in protest at a new government regulation reducing the number of passengers on vehicles
Tunisia's Islamist leader Rachid Ghannouchi said Monday that the Ennahda movement will not give confidence to the new Tunisian government of Prime Minister Habib Essid
Senator Ntutu told AA police used live ammunition to disperse demonstrators
For the last five years, Nigeria has battled a fierce Boko Haram insurgency
The militants attacked Monguno on Sunday and are still controlling it
The Central African Republic (CAR)'s Party for Unity and Development has accused a group within the predominantly Christian anti-balaka militia of kidnapping Sports Minister Armel Ningatoloum Sayo in capital Bangui on Sunday
Senegalese authorities on Monday reopened their country's border with Guinea five months after it was closed due to fears of the deadly Ebola virus, a Senegalese official has said
An African Union summit slated for later this month will focus on African integration, according to the pan-African body's commissioner for trade and industry, Fatima Haram Acyl
Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has called for 'collective African action' in the fight against Nigeria's Boko Haram militant group.
South Sudan is working hard to convince Olusegun Obasanjo, the African Union's special envoy to South Sudan, to delay his report on the country's political crisis fearing the imposition of international sanctions, according to a government source
Tunisia's parliament on Monday postponed a planned Tuesday session intended to give confidence to the new cabinet of Prime Minister Habib Essid.
Interim Tunisian Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa has tendered his resignation to newly-elected President Beji Caid Essebsi.
Many of the soldiers who had "retreated" from Monguno were seen by an AA reporter in Maiduguri Monday
Two soldiers were killed in an ambush by militants in the northern Malian city of Timbuktu, an army spokesman said Monday.
Energy Minister Atupele Muluzi told AA they will submit a new mining bill to parliament
The army blamed Ugandan rebels, but the governor blamed rebels loyal to Machar
Presidential spokesperson Ateny told AA 75 percent of issues had already been agreed upon
Lungu named five new ministers and reappointed four others
The incident is the latest in a series of looting attacks against foreign-owned shops which began last week in Soweto Township, and has spread across the northeastern Gauteng province
Sixteen people were killed and 45 others injured late Sunday during clashes between forces loyal to Libya's army commander Khalifa Haftar and Islamist militants in the eastern city of Benghazi
Turkish President points out new project to build 10,000 homes in Somalia
National Assembly Speaker Aubin Minaku added that 333 out of a total of 343 lawmakers voted for dropping the article.
He said the U.S. will work with the Nigerian military to end the continuous killings of Nigerians
Madagascar's presidency on Sunday unveiled a new cabinet lineup that consists of 30 ministers
Tunisia's Islamist movement Ennahda, which holds the second largest number of seats in parliament, said on Sunday that it would vote against the new cabinet formed by Prime Minister-designate Habib Essid
The vigilantes said they repulsed the attack on provincial capital Maiduguri
Mohamoud went on to say that Turkey's contribution to the development and stability in Somalia is "an indication of the fraternal relations" between the two countries
The army mum on the fate of Monguno town, which sources told AA had fallen to Boko Haram
Central African Republic (CAR) Sports Minister Armel Sayo has been kidnapped in capital Bangui by unidentified militants, a government source said Sunday
Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends official opening of training and research hospital in Mogadishu
Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives in Mogadishu as part of his official tour in Horn of Africa
He thanked other contenders and called for burying the differences to develop Zambia
Insurgents affiliated with the Boko Haram militant group are attacking the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, engaging in heavy fighting with security forces that are trying to repel the assault, multiple sources said Sunday
Five Libyan troops have been found dead in the south of the war-torn country, two days after they were kidnapped by unidentified militants, a military source said
President Erdogan and Health Minister Muezzinoglu will attend official opening in Mogadishu on Sunday
A French aid worker kidnapped earlier this week in the Central African Republic was released on Friday, according to French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius
Tension is high in Nigeria's northeastern Bauchi State after the headquarters of the opposition All Progressive Congress was set ablaze on Friday by thugs suspected of working for a rival political party
Tunisian Prime Minister-designate Habib Essid on Friday announced the lineup of his cabinet, which includes 24 government ministers and 15 state secretaries
Tunisia asked citizens on Friday to refrain from travelling to Yemen, urging Tunisians already in the fractious Arab state to display caution
The amendment fulfills opposition demands to hold 2016 parliamentary elections as scheduled. Opposition figures complain that a population census could take years to complete
Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda movement will not participate in the government to be announced soon by new Prime Minister-designate Habib Essid, a movement source has said
Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Friday confirmed that Turkish President Recep Erdogan had postponed his official visit to the Horn of Africa country
Thousands of hectares of cultivated land have been swept away by floods
Many cash-strapped Liberian parents are struggling to raise school fees
Fourteen people were killed in a road crash involving the convoy of the Governor of the northeastern Nigerian Gombe State, police has said
Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has hailed what he described as 'strong and unwavering commitment' shown by Turkey to developing his embattled country which has been gripped by violence for decades
Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma on Thursday ordered a lifting of travel and trade restrictions across his country following a marked decrease in Ebola infections
Violence erupted in Nigeria's northeastern Bauchi state on Thursday following the disruption of a rally attended by President Goodluck Jonathan and top officials of his administration
Turkish president says terror has no religion and is form of murder
Interim Burkinabe President Michel Kafando announced Thursday that the presidential and legislative elections, due to complete the country's transition, will take place on Oct. 11
The national security advisor has reportedly asked the electoral commission to delay the polls
Twelve people, including a top Muslim scholar, were charged with terrorism on Thursday in connection with the murder of two Muslim scholars last December
Amid tight security, Somali municipal workers have beautified the streets of capital Mogadishu ahead of a Friday visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an Anadolu Agency correspondent reported
Congo-Brazzaville does not have objections to linking the Congo River with the River Nile, Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguesso has said
The leader of Libya's Islamist Ansar al-Sharia militia, Mohamed al-Zahawi, has been killed in clashes in Benghazi, his family has confirmed
Three civilians were killed on Thursday during clashes between police and demonstrators opposed to a new election law
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