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  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:25

    Gabonese strike over changes to constitution

    A nationwide strike is under way in Gabon where workers are calling for recent changes to the constitution to be reversed.

  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:21

    Jammeh and family barred from US

    The US State Department has banned the former president of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, and his immediate family members from entering the United States.

  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:18

    Ex-head of Egypt's Customs Authority faces graft charges: prosecution office

    CAIRO - The former head of Egypt’s Customs Authority has been referred for trial in a criminal court on charges of accepting bribes to facilitate entry of goods without custom duties, an official at the public prosecution office said on Monday.

  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:14

    Kenya struggles to give life to futuristic 'Silicon Savannah' city

    KONZA, Kenya - Laborers milled around an unfinished eight-story building in an expansive field in Konza dotted with zebra and antelope - the only visible sign of progress in a decade-old plan to make Kenya into Africa’s leading technology hub by 2030.

  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:51

    Mozambique busts '30,000 ghost workers'

    Mozambique's government has discovered more than 30,000 ghost workers on the civil service payroll.

  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:58

    Congo's outgoing president Kabila doesn't rule out running again in 2023

    KINSHASA- The president of Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, plans to stay in politics when he steps down after elections on Dec. 23 and does not rule out running again for president in 2023, he told Reuters in an interview on Sunday.

  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:56

    At least 7 officials killed in Sudan helicopter crash - news agency

    KHARTOUM - At least seven local government officials were killed in a helicopter crash in Sudan’s eastern al-Qadarif state on Sunday, state news agency SUNA reported.

  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:53

    Opposition parties in Tanzania say proposed law will criminalise them

    DAR ES SALAAM - Ten opposition parties in Tanzania say proposed amendments to a law governing political parties would criminalise their activities.

  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:51

    Kenyan pipeline, health insurance fund officials charged over graft

    NAIROBI - A Kenyan court on Monday charged senior officials from the state-run oil pipeline and others from the state health insurance fund for abuse of office and economic crimes that led to the loss of billions of shillings from the two institutions.