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South Sudan oil stream not affected by political emergency in Sudan

The political crisis in Sudan has not affected oil flow from South Sudan's oil fields after the two neighboring countries announced resumption in August...
Hundreds of Burundians lined up for the vote in which they are merely asked to decide yes or no. AFP/STR

UN Envoy Advices Dialogue in Resolving Burundi’s Political Crisis

The UN envoy for Burundi said Tuesday that dialogue remains the only viable option for resolving the political crisis in Burundi and for holding...

UN calls on everyone to help resolve Central African Republic crisis

The UN peacekeeping chief, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, has stressed that the agreement by the Government and armed groups in the Central African Republic to hold...

Nigeria’s oil-rich state governor raises alarm of political crisis

The governor of Akwa Ibom, an oil-rich state in Nigeria, Udom Emmanuel on Tuesday said the state is under siege over recent political crisis...

Somali political disorder causes Mohamed Osman Jawari to step down

Somalia's Lower House Speaker Mohamed Osman Jawari has resigned after more than a month of political stand-off with a faction allied to the Prime...
Togo and Ghana receiving more Ivorian refugees as crisis spreads

Togo’s Political Crisis Generates Concerns About Children’s Safety .

Grief, in the form of anger consumed Amivi. She is still unable to endure the death of her husband in a road crash during...
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh

Ecowas leaders arrive in Banjul for talks on Gambia political crisis

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said only God knows what will happen if Friday's talks with President Yahya Jammeh for him to step down fails. ...
A wide view of members of the Security Council during a meeting on January 6. (Courtesy)

UNSC Salutes Guinea-Bissau’s inclusive dialogue among parties

Between Oct. 11-14, the dialogue was convened in Conakry, capital of Republic of Guinea by mediators, during which the country's political rivals agreed to...
DR Congo

African Great Lakes body condemns clashes in DR Congo

The statement stipulates that the organization is particularly preoccupied by violence taking place in the capital Kinshasa. "The International Conference on the...

Burkina Faso authorities upbeat on economic performance

"The economy is expected to grow at 5.2 percent in 2016, whereas in 2015 it was 4.2 percent. This is not enough, but given...
Followers of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr are seen in central Baghdad, Iraq on April 30, 2016. Thousands of followers of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Saturday stormed the heavily fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad and took control of the parliament building and surrounding areas, while dozens of lawmakers, officials and employees tried to escape the government district. [Xinhua]

Baghdad under lock down following uncertain political crisis

Thousands of protesters stormed the heavily fortified government district in central Baghdad on April 30 shortly after Sadr delivered a televised speech from the...

Burundi Gov’t proposes an all-inclusive talks for elections 2020

"The priority of the dialogue should be the preparation of the country's general elections due in 2020," Pascal Nyabenda, chairman of the ruling CNDD-FDD...
President Mahammadu Buhari

Nigeria advocates dialogue in resolving Burundi political crisis

Buhari made the remarks when meeting former Burundian President Pierre Buyoya in the capital Abuja. He assured that Nigeria would continue to...
President Jose Mario Vaz

Guinea Bissau president appeals for Togo’s support to end political crisis

Guinea Bissau's President Jose Mario Vaz on Sunday appealed for Togo's support to end the political crisis in his country. During...

Guinea Bissau’s political crisis threatening cashew nuts sector

The reason for this risk is "shortage of funds" because, he said, "potential buyers of cashew nuts are afraid of buying due to existing...

Guinea Bissau crisis to feature in next CPLP ministerial conference

The revelations in this regard were made on Sunday by East Timor's Foreign Minister Hernani Coelho who was on a visit to Bissau. ...

Burundi faces sharp deficits following political crisis

"In 2015, the Burundi Revenue Authority was targeting to collect about 720 billion Burundi francs (461 million U.S. dollars), but the OBR did all...

AU stresses peace mediation to tackle political crisis in Burundi

Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the AU Commission, has welcomed the holding, in Entebbe, Uganda, of the ceremony marking the resumption of the inter-Burundian...

Burundi likely to be plunged into civil war – UN official

He made the remarks at a special session of the UN Human Rights Council on preventing the further deterioration of the human rights situation...
gold output

Cameroon to start producing 280 kg of gold monthly

Cameroon which is known to have deposits of gold, is set to construct a gold mine that has the capacity to produce 280 kg...

DR Congo religious leaders in support of national dialogue

Religious leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) have supported the holding of national dialogue to resolve the political crisis threatening the...

AfDB opens annual general assembly

Representatives of the 80 member states of the African Development Bank (AfDB) met on Monday in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire's capital, for the opening of...
World Bank

World Bank gives Mali funds to improve education standards

The World Bank has given Mali a loan of 14 million U.S. dollars and a grant of 19 million dollars to improve the quality...

Madagascar’s president to attend SADC summit in Zimbabwe

Madagascar's President Hery Rajaonarimampianina will attend the summit of Southern African Development Countries (SADC) scheduled to open in Zimbabwe on Wednesday, information reached from...

President Mugabe commends China and Russia for their undying support

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Saturday paid tribute to China and Russia for their continued support to Zimbabwe over the past 35 years of...
Some Libya Dawn fighters shoot their guns near Libya's capital city of Tripoli, on March 11, 2015. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between Libya Dawn militants and pro-government forces in the Ajaylat area some 80 kilometers west of Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

Libyan peace dialogue restarts amid deadly clashes

Representatives from Libya's warring factions restarted the peace dialogue on Friday in the Moroccan city of Skhirat, in an attempt to form a unity...

Pakistan appoints new spy chief amid political crisis

Pakistan Monday appointed new chief of a powerful spy agency that is often accused of meddling in politics in a country ruled by generals...

More People Die in Egyptian Military Massacre

-Political crisis deepens amid failure of neo-colonial state to address people?s needs By Abayomi Azikiwe Editor, Pan-African News Wire At least 54 people have been reported killed...