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Burundi bans oldest rights group

Burundi authorities have banned the country's oldest human rights organisation, which had continued reporting abuses despite being suspended when political turmoil broke out nearly two years ago. A ministerial order made public on Tuesday...

IGAD condemns terror attacks in Mogadishu

The East African sub-regional organization, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has strongly denounced the attack which was perpetrated by the Al Shabab terror group on Monday January 02, 2017 in Mogadishu, Somalia. The terror...

Gambia’s Electoral Commissioner flees country after threats

The head of Gambia's electoral commission has fled to Senegal due to threats to his safety after declaring that President Yahya Jammeh lost last month's election, a defeat the ruler has refused to accept....

Pact would force out Joseph Kabila from Congo. If, of course,...

Did a group of bishops just disarm one of the most explosive political problems in Africa? Shortly before midnight on New Year's Eve, with crowds waiting anxiously in the streets of Kinshasa, the capital...

South Sudan rival forces clash in Eastern Equatoria State

The Sudan People's Liberation Army-In Opposition (SPLA-IO) has accused government forces of fresh attacks in Eastern Equatoria state, the spokesman for the armed opposition said. In a statement obtained by the South Sudan News...

Somali plead with EU to keep Burundi troops in Amisom

The Somali Community in Uganda have appealed to the European Union (EU) as funders of the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) to mobilise salaries for the Burundi troops now threatening to pull out...

Sudan: Blame traded over civilian deaths in Darfur

A Sudanese official and rebels have traded blame over civilian deaths in central Darfur, an area that has seen sporadic clashes between the army and armed groups despite a government-announced ceasefire. The Darfur Union...

Chinese Foreign Minister to visit five African countries

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will follow a two-decade-long diplomatic tradition to make Africa his first overseas destination in 2017, a spokesperson said Tuesday January 3. Wang will pay an official visit to Madagascar,...

Africa’s agricultural production systems need a radical change

“Regardless of the approach or transformative pathway chosen to change food systems and trade regimes, African countries need to undertake radical change in agricultural production systems, adopt agribusiness and promote regional agricultural value chains...

Security increasing priority for tech investments by world’s airports

Airports are placing a higher priority on IT investments for passenger and airport security with 50pct  rating it a high priority, up from 37pct last year. This is according to the 2016 Airport IT...
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