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Ethiopia opposition see dangers if 2020 vote delayed

Opposition politicians in Ethiopia are warning against a delay to national elections due in 2020 that would be the first under reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed but are under...

Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa expands Financial Journalism training program

 The Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) has announced the expansion of its Financial Journalism Training (FJT) program to Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire and Tanzania, joining Ghana and Zambia where training...

Swiss government to ban EU over stock market access

The Swiss government said on Monday it was ready to ban stock exchanges in the European Union from trading Swiss shares – intensifying a row over a stalled partnership...

37 rescued migrants arrive in Malta

A group of 37 migrants disembarked in Malta on Sunday afternoon. They were rescued off a dinghy by P52, an Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) patrol boat earlier in...

U.N. rights boss says Sudan must halt repression, allow monitors access

Sudanese authorities must grant human rights monitors access to the country and end “repression” against protesters and the shutdown of the Internet, U.N. human rights boss Michelle Bachelet said...

Mandela’s widow warns leaders failing pledge to end world hunger

The world is nowhere near to achieving a global goal to end hunger and malnutrition by 2030 because of a lack of accountability and responsibility by decision-makers, Nelson Mandela’s...

At least 14 dead, 50 injured after large tent collapses in India

At least 14 people have been killed and more than 50 injured when heavy rain and strong winds caused a huge tent to collapse in the Indian state of...

Ethiopia coup mastermind on the run, others arrested: government

The man accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia’s northern Amhara region was on the run with some of his supporters on Monday but a number of other...

Paris to open pools and parks longer during heatwave

The French capital has announced special measures including extended opening hours for swimming pools and parks to mitigate the potentially deadly effects of the heatwave descending on Europe. Large swathes...

Bodies of seven climbers missing in Himalayas recovered

Police on Sunday retrieved the bodies of seven climbers killed in an avalanche near India's second-highest mountain late last month and are still looking for an eighth, officials said...

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Angola fought back to hold Tunisia 1-1 in the opening Group E match at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Monday night. The Carthage...

‘Rearing for food and jobs’ will develop Ghana’s livestock sector– President Akufo-Addo

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has launched the Rearing for Food and Jobs (RFJ) campaign, another module of his administration’s flagship programme –...

NADMO expends $200,000 to June 3 disaster victims

The National Disaster Management Organisation, (NADMO) has disbursed Two Hundred Thousand dollars ($200,000) to victims of the June 3 disaster. The amount which was...