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The Zimbabwe government has announced that it will offer land back to two categories of farmers who were dispossessed under land reform. As is the case with all things land, the announcement was met with outrage. “Mugabe turning in his grave,”...
The European Union has suspended its training missions in Mali after a military coup last week removed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita from power, according to bloc officials.The two missions training Mali's army and police as part of international efforts...
Algeria has set November 1 as the date for a referendum on a new constitution aimed at boosting democracy and giving parliament a greater role after months-long protests demanding reforms. After "consultations with the parties concerned, it was decided to...
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 France has spearheaded a counter-terrorism war...
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. Talks on driving forward the African...
A more complete picture of the extent of the Wakashio devastation started to reveal itself by Thursday, with several key reports being released. UN satellites have now revealed 30 kilometers of shoreline along the coast of Mauritius have been heavily affected by...
Rebel troops who have taken power in Mali have said "a transitional president" would be appointed who would be drawn from either civilian or military ranks. "We are going to set in place a transitional council, with a transitional president...
The United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) will relocate its headquarters and forces out of Germany following a directive issued by U.S. President Donald Trump. AFRICOM’s headquarters have been stationed in the German city of Stuttgart since its establishment in...