Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 10:50am on June 14, 2021
Two soldiers have been killed in an ambush by suspected jihadists and eight United Nations troops wounded by a landmine in conflict-riven Mali, military and...
Agence France-Presse. Algiers, Algeria | Updated at 07:50am on June 14, 2021
Algeria was early Monday still waiting for the results of a parliamentary election boycotted by the long-running Hirak protest movement and marked by widespread abstention.
Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 11:45am on June 13, 2021
A machine-gun attack on the home of Seini Oumarou, president of the National Assembly in Niger, killed one of his guards and seriously wounded a...
Agence France-Presse . Kano, Nigeria | Updated at 11:55pm on June 12, 2021
Armed cattle thieves have killed 53 people in northwest Nigeria's Zamfara state, police and local residents said Saturday, the latest violence to hit the restive...
Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 04:20pm on June 12, 2021
Mali announced a new government on Friday in which key roles were retained by army figures, according to a statement read out on the national...
Associated Press/ UNB . Kampala | Updated at 11:58am on June 10, 2021
Billionaire philanthropist Mo Ibrahim is sharply criticising the hoarding of Covid-19 vaccines by wealthy nations, urging the international community to ‘walk the talk’ of equitable...
Agence France-Presse . Zarzis, Tunisia | Updated at 11:31pm on June 09, 2021
A cemetery in southern Tunisia for migrants who drowned crossing the Mediterranean in the hope of a better life in Europe is already half full...
Agence France-Presse. AYAME, Ivory Coast | Updated at 06:07pm on June 09, 2021
‘We have no water,’ Ladji Kone Vacaba, head of the Ayame dam in southeastern Ivory Coast, said bluntly.
Agence France-Presse . Abuja | Updated at 10:35pm on June 08, 2021
Gunmen stormed a market place and a football field in a rural town in central Nigeria over the weekend, killing at least 27 people and...
Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 11:34pm on June 07, 2021
Mali’s Colonel Assimi Goita, following his second coup in nine months, will be sworn into office Monday as transitional president despite international condemnation of the...