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Central African Republic authorities condemn recent destabilization attempts in Bangui

2016-06-20

​Recent incidents of violence that caused three deaths between June 3 and 4 in Bangui, Central African Republic capital, were orchestrated by people seeking to destabilize the country's new authorities, Prime Minister Simplice Sarandji said over the weekend.

Ivory Coast farmers face eviction, extortion in drive to save forests

2016-06-15

Ivorian conservation agents are using the threat of eviction and prosecution to extort money from cocoa growers farming illegally in protected forest reserves, victims and rights groups say.

UN Security Council adopts resolution to enforce arms embargo on Libya

2016-06-14

​The UN Security Council on Tuesday unanimously adopted a resolution to ensure strict implementation of arms embargo on Libya.

At least 3 killed in clashes between Somali army and militia

2016-06-12

​At least three people including a soldier were killed and six others injured in clashes between a militia and the Somali National Army (SNA) Sunday in Somalia's central Galmudug state.

Algerian troops kill 4 militants in ambush

2016-06-11

Four militants were killed and four others captured during a counterterrorism operation, said Algerian Defense Ministry on Saturday in a statement.

Africa can attain zero new HIV infections by 2030: Zambian minister

2016-06-10

A senior Zambian official said on Friday that it was possible for Africa to achieve zero new HIV infections by 2030 as well as zero AIDS death.

Mandarin Chinese introduced at 44 S. African schools

2016-06-07

A total number of 44 schools across South Africa have introduced Mandarin in this academic year, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said on Tuesday.

Britain warns of possible terror attacks in S. Africa

2016-06-06

​The British High Commission in Pretoria warned on Monday that there is a high threat from terrorism attacks in South Africa.

Kenya's small earners find new survival tactic in mobile phone loans

2016-06-05

​In May, stone mason Gilbert Mulunya did not have regular work to enable him to get good income, but he is not a worried man when it comes to finances.

Chinese peacekeepers contribute to Mali's peace, development, says former PM

2016-06-05

Mali's former prime minister Moussa Mara said Chinese peacekeepers under the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) were more than bringing peace to the West African country.