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Thursday, October 1, 2020
“Due to the decline in the price of crude oil in the first quarter (Q1) 2020, aggregate export earnings declined by 14.9% and 12% to $13.39bn, compared with $15.74bn and $15.22bn in Q4...
A US proposal to remove Sudan from a list of states that sponsor terrorism – in exchange for a $330 million payment compensation to American victims of al-Qaida – has caused anger in the poverty-stricken...
It was a picture postcard meant to portray unity in the vast and fragile lands that once were French colonies: President Emmanuel Macron standing with the leaders of five West African countries where...
Former Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has been released by police after undergoing week-long questioning over suspected embezzlement, his lawyer said. "He has not been charged but his passport,...
Polio usually affects children under five, sometimes leading to irreversible paralysis. Death can occur when breathing muscles are affected by the paralysis. There is no cure but the polio vaccine...
West Africa’s regional bloc dispatched negotiators to Mali at the weekend in a bid to reverse President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s removal from power last week. But talks had focused on who would lead...
President Cyril Ramaphosa has reprimanded Finance Minister Tito Mboweni for a tweet he posted on Saturday which criticised Zambian President Edgar Lungu's sudden firing of the country's central bank governor.
Amid trade tensions between the U.S., China and Europe, and the U.K.’s fraught departure from the European Union, African leaders are moving in the opposite direction to establish the world’s largest free-trade zone....
Closely watched talks between a West African delegation and military officers who overthrew President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita earlier this week have entered a second day. Spearheaded by former Nigerian President Goodluck...
“At the current rate, the momentum is firmly with ASWJ and without significant regional assistance, substantial financial commitments and major structural reform it is unlikely that the Mozambican army will manage to substantially...