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Rumbles follow Sierra Leone elections
Rumbles follow Sierra Leone elections
The residence of the main opposition candidate was raided by police on Wednesday as counting began in Sierra Leone after a general election.
Mixed outlook for Africa in 2018
Mixed outlook for Africa in 2018
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​Africa for pessimists: 2017 in review
​Africa for pessimists: 2017 in review
This has been another tough year for the world, and the African continent has endured more than its fair share of conflict and crises. These...
​Africa for optimists: 2017 in review
​Africa for optimists: 2017 in review
It’s easy to get beaten down by negative headlines, and there are more than enough of those to go around. But look carefully and 2017 has...
Togo deals blow to Israel’s Africa quest
Togo deals blow to Israel’s Africa quest
Hundreds of thousands of Togolese massed in protest in their country a week after African diplomats gathered at the Sheraton in Pretoria to discuss...
Germany to supply Mali with two transport planes
Germany to supply Mali with two transport planes
"Germany will provide logistical support based on the situation on the ground," Defence Minister Thomas de Maizière told reporters...
Guinea-Bissau warns against foreign interference
Guinea-Bissau warns against foreign interference
Guinea-Bissau's junta vowed on Friday to defend itself if foreign troops intervened in the country, as the international community condemned an...
Mali waits for junta to stand down after president resigns
Mali waits for junta to stand down after president resigns
Mali waited anxiously on Monday to see if the military junta that seized power on March 22 would restore democracy after the toppled president...
West African nations lift sanctions imposed on Mali
West African nations lift sanctions imposed on Mali
West African leaders have lifted all sanctions imposed on Mali with immediate effect following the agreement on restoring the constitutional order,...
Ecowas presents Mali junta with ultimatum
Ecowas presents Mali junta with ultimatum
Seeking to force from power the mutinous soldiers that seized control of Mali last week, the body representing countries in the region announced...
Benin's AU meeting begins with security threat talks
Benin's AU meeting begins with security threat talks
African leaders on Saturday began talks on insecurity in the Sahel region, where fresh violence in Mali has sparked what rights groups say is the...
SA at centre of Côte d'Ivoire row
SA at centre of Côte d'Ivoire row
The battle for control of Côte d'Ivoire moved to Pretoria this week as lobby­ists for the presidential rivals, Alassane Ouattara and Laurent...

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