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Morocco navy fires on migrant boat, one dead and 3 injured

The Moroccan navy has opened fire on a motorboat carrying migrants in Moroccan waters, killing a 22-year-old Moroccan woman and injuring three other people. One of them has had his...

Egypt’s arrears to foreign oil firms fall to $900 million at end of June...

Egypt’s arrears to foreign oil companies declined to $900 million at the end of June from $1.2 billion a year ago, the petroleum minister said on Thursday, adding that...

Nigerian serviceman returns lost parcel full of cash

A member of Nigeria's air force has returned a parcel to its owner that contained 37,000 euros ($41,500; £33,300) in cash, the air force says. Bashir Umar is a member...

Patient with ‘Ebola-like symptoms’ in Kenya

A woman with symptoms of Ebola is being treated in an isolation ward in a hospital in the west of Kenya. The staff took all necessary precautions and made sure...

President Ramaphosa apologises to Ghana over xenophobic attacks

The South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has conveyed his and the apologies of the people of South Africa to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the people of Ghana...

Extradite Jammeh to face trial in Ghana

A call has been made for the extradition of former President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia to be tried for murder.  "We need the governments of Ghana and Gambia to work...

Eleven shot dead in Mali

Reports from Central Mali say eleven people have been shot dead by unidentified gunmen, while a blast killed one person and injured two. The gun attack took place in the...

UN’s Amina Mohammed pledges full support as Africa begins to implement AfCFTA

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina J Mohammed, on Sunday pledged the UN’s full support to the African Union as nations begin to earnestly operationalise the landmark African Continental Free...

World Bank urged Africans to embrace digital transformation

World Bank Chief Economist for Africa, Albert Zeufack has indicated that African countries must embrace digital transformation to reduce poverty and enhance growth in the continent. Speaking at the World...

Kenya’s finance minister pleads not guilty to corruption charges

Kenya’s Finance Minister Henry Rotich pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to corruption charges over the award of two dam tenders. Rotich, together with other senior officials, is accused of conspiring...

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At least 27 children killed in Liberia school fire – Police

At least 27 children in Liberia were killed in a fire at their school, police said. Police spokesman Moses Carter told Euronews that the fire...

Uganda signs nuclear agreement with Russia

Russia and Uganda have signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. The agreement, which was signed on the sidelines...

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Donald Trump gives orders to ‘substantially increase’ sanctions on Iran

Donald Trump says he has instructed the US Treasury Secretary to substantially increase sanctions on Iran.

Israel election too close to call: exit polls

Israel's general election is too close to call, exit polls showed on Monday. They put Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing Likud party virtually level...