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Ethiopia PM says army chief of staff attacked


Posted: Sun, 23 Jun 2019 13:40:00 GMT
Ethiopia's army chief of staff, General Seare Mekonnen, has been attacked, the country's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said in a national television address early Sunday.

More than 500 endangered vultures die in Botswana


Posted: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:32:22 GMT
More than 500 endangered vultures died after eating three poisoned elephant carcasses killed by poachers, the Botswana government said in a statement Thursday.

Ethiopia's Amhara region rocked by coup attempt, officials say


Posted: Sun, 23 Jun 2019 00:36:04 GMT
A coup attempt in Ethiopia's Amhara region occurred Saturday, according to Ethiopian officials.

Mohamed Morsy, ousted Egyptian president, dies in court


Posted: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 08:45:19 GMT
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy, the country's first democratically-elected leader, has died, Egyptian state media reported Monday.

Ethiopia restores internet after one week outage


Posted: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 18:57:55 GMT
One week after a web blackout in the country, internet and text messaging services were restored in Ethiopia Tuesday, Ethio Telecom, the country's mobile service provider said.

Gunmen kill dozens in 'terrorist' Mali attack, government says


Posted: Wed, 19 Jun 2019 00:01:03 GMT
Dozens of people were killed and many others were injured when armed men attacked two villages in central Mali, the government said Tuesday.

Kenyan MP arrested, accused of slapping female colleague


Posted: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:25:15 GMT
Kenyan Member of Parliament, Rashid Kassim, has been arrested after being accused of causing "actual bodily harm" to his female colleague, the Kenyan Police Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) said.

An Africa wildlife preserve says an elephant hasn't been poached there in a year


Posted: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 13:58:10 GMT
One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves says it's been a year since it found an elephant that was killed by poachers.

Ethiopian woman sits exams 30 minutes after giving birth


Posted: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 17:37:21 GMT
A woman in Ethiopia took her final year exams in hospital just 30 minutes after giving birth to a baby boy.

The beauty influencer telling the world about Sudan


Posted: Thu, 20 Jun 2019 08:49:19 GMT

The social media campaign that aims to topple leader of 'Africa's North Korea'


Posted: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:45:11 GMT
A social media movement created to expose Eritrea's closed regime is gaining momentum.

Botswana's return to elephant hunting won't solve any problems


Posted: Sun, 02 Jun 2019 10:30:13 GMT
The global backlash against Botswana's decision to lift its elephant hunting ban on May 22 has been strong and swift.

Africa is doing better on LGBTQ rights than you think


Posted: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:49:54 GMT

How China's streaming app beat Spotify and Apple in Africa


Posted: Thu, 06 Jun 2019 02:55:43 GMT
When Chinese music streaming company Transsnet wanted to break into the lucrative African market, they partnered with parent company, Transsion holdings, the makers of popular phone brands such as Infinix and TECNO to pre-install their Boomplay app on their handsets.

Meet the culinary creatives shaking up African food


Posted: Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:48:36 GMT
Whether it's bringing foraging to the forefront of the culinary landscape or finding ways to make familiar flavors stand out, chefs across Africa are pushing the envelope when it comes to food. Meet three African chefs who are taking cuisine on the continent to new heights

Activist: Protesters will keep using peaceful tactics


Posted: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 05:31:46 GMT

How Sudan targeted the women driving protests


Posted: Sat, 18 May 2019 19:01:31 GMT

Remembering the Rwanda genocide, 25 years on


Posted: Thu, 30 May 2019 16:54:30 GMT
President Paul Kagame says 'Rwanda is a family again', 25 years after more than a million people were slaughtered in genocide.

How this skier found peace off the podium


Posted: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 08:55:14 GMT

The man who plays the saxophone without the instrument


Posted: Fri, 03 May 2019 17:29:20 GMT