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29 abducted Nigerian college students freed 2021-05-05 17:16:36In tonight’s edition: Kidnappers release 29 students who were being held captive in northwestern Nigeria for several weeks. South Africa's ruli

Nigerian college students released two months after being 2021-05-05 15:30:43Up to 30 students kidnapped by gunmen from their college two months ago in northwest Nigeria have been freed, local state official Samuel Aruwan said

Six Western hostages now held in Africa’s troubled 2021-05-05 10:50:27A French journalist kidnapped by an Al-Qaeda linked group brings to six the number of Western hostages known to be held in the troubled Sahel region o

Illegal waste shipments from Italy still rotting in 2021-05-05 10:36:15In Tunisia, containers full of Italian household waste have been languishing for months and local NGOs are pushing for authorities to send the waste b

French journalist kidnapped in Mali appears in video 2021-05-05 04:11:32The head of Reporters Without Borders says that French journalist Olivier Dubois was kidnapped April 8 while working in Mali’s northern cit

Ethiopia's Tigray conflict rips families apart 2021-05-04 17:19:37In this edition of Eye on Africa: The president of the Democratic Republic of Congo declares a state of siege for two of the country's provinces

Covid-19: South African variant takes devastating toll on 2021-05-04 10:53:23Since the 'South African' variant surfaced in Madagascar, the island nation has recorded around 11,500 infections and 200 deaths per month

DR Congo imposes military rule in regions under 2021-05-04 01:23:52The Democratic Republic of Congo's presidency on Monday ordered military and police officers to take over civil authorities in two regions that have

A look at press freedom in Africa in 2021-05-03 17:29:08In tonight's edition: In one of the worst attacks on civilians in Burkina Faso's history, local security forces say 30 people are dead after suspect

Dozens killed in suspected jihadist attack in eastern 2021-05-03 14:58:20At least 30 people were killed by gunmen in eastern Burkina Faso Monday, according to the government. The attack occurred in Kodyel village in the Kom

Which way for Ethiopia? Abiy cracks down on 2021-05-03 14:05:29Can the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia keep it together? Change has become increasingly bloody it seems since the 2012 death of longtime lead

Tanzania's new president ready to amend media laws 2021-05-03 12:10:33In tonight's edition: Tanzania says it wants to work on media freedoms to develop the industry. The position is in stark contrast to the adminis

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Kenya: Despair, Anger as Coffee Farmers Sweat in 2021-05-06 08:33:04[Nation] Hundreds of farmers delivering their produce to Rumukia Coffee Cooperative Society in Nyeri county face the prospect of getting little or no

Kenya: Lake Victoria Fishermen Protest KMA Safety Rules 2021-05-06 08:32:46[Nation] It is Tuesday morning and a group of women from Sikri village in Lambwe Ward is preparing to board wooden boats for a journey across Lake Vic

Kenya: Boilers Go Silent, Workers Sent Home As 2021-05-06 07:32:36[Nation] Plans by a receiver-manager appointed by Kenya Commercial Bank 19 months ago to revive the financially struggling Mumias Sugar Company have y

Kenya: Mombasa Traders Hopeful As Eid Al-Fitr Draws 2021-05-06 07:32:35[Nation] The business community in Mombasa anticipates good business as owners stock up ahead of the Eid al-Fitr celebrations.

Sudan: Doctors Warn of 'Impending Health Disaster' in 2021-05-06 07:07:44[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Sennar -- Doctors raise alarm over medicine shortages, lack of funding, insecurity, and an "impending health disaster". Y

Ethiopia: Jubilee, Allianz Set Eyes On Ethiopian Market 2021-05-06 07:03:41[East African] Regional insurer Jubilee Holdings Ltd (JHL) and Germany's insurance and asset management firm Allianz have put entry into the Ethiopia

Seychelles: Training in Seychelles Aims to Develop More 2021-05-06 07:02:51[Seychelles News Agency] The Enterprise Seychelles Agency (ESA) is initiating a series of information and training sessions to get people in Seychelle

Liberia: First Digital Asset Company to Be Launched 2021-05-06 06:27:29[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The Abundance Community Coin (TACC) is expected for the first time to launch a global digital currency network in Liberi

Liberia: Aggrieved Mano Oil Palm Plantation Contractors Halt 2021-05-06 06:27:28[FrontPageAfrica] Bomi -- Aggrieved contractors of the Mano Palm Oil Plantation in Bomi County have cut off their strike action, following two days si

Liberia: National Investment Commission Wants Old Mining Companies 2021-05-06 06:27:22[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The Government of Liberia is exerting all efforts to resuscitate mining projects that are currently dormant in hopes of

Liberia: House Votes to Include L$1,000 Bill in 2021-05-06 06:27:10[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The House of Representatives has approved the inclusion of L$1000 bill in the proposed new family of banknotes, backpeda

Liberia: Three Years Into the Lofa Road Project 2021-05-06 06:27:05[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- On December 21, 2017, George Weah, a presidential hopeful of the opposition going for runoff election at the time, was s

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