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African Coups and Resource Rights
When the heads of state of all United Nations members spoke in front of the UN General Assembly last week, a number of African leaders were not able to attend, having been removed from office in military-led coups. On the surface, these nations do not share many similarities outside of geography and colonial histories. Consider […]

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 17:22:50 +0000

The Ocean Offers Rich Solutions for Climate Change
For the people of Seychelles, the ocean is more than just a source of livelihood. It is also a way of life. About 80% of our homes and infrastructure are located along the coast and those homes and infrastructures are impacted by the ocean in various ways. We depend on our ocean and we need […]

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 14:01:44 +0000

The Bitter-Sweet Sides of Uganda’s Oil and Gas Development
French oil and gas giant TotalEnergies and China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) are moving with pace in the development of oil and gas projects with a potential investment portfolio estimated at more than USD 15 billion. IPS looks at the project’s human rights record for the compensation of affected communities. The development of oil […]

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 06:36:34 +0000

Why Root Crops Are the Future of Food Security in Africa
Despite the dominance of the “Big Three” cereal crops and a steady rise in meat consumption, an overlooked food sector is projected to become ever more central to Africa’s food security and rural economic growth between now and 2050. Over the next three decades, the remarkable yet humble yam, sweetpotato, cassava and other roots are […]

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 17:53:50 +0000

Carbon Colonialism Has No Place in Liberia’s Forests
The fate of Liberia and its forests are entwined. Yet a new climate change deal, set to be announced at the UN climate change talks in Dubai this November, would drive a wedge between our communities and their woodlands. Currently, forests make up more than two-thirds of Liberia’s land area, and are crucial for people’s […]

Fri, 15 Sep 2023 11:00:13 +0000

African Agro-Processors Call for Policies Conducive to Local Manufacturing
Experts at the Africa Food Systems Forum (AGRF) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, have called on African governments to make and review existing policies to protect the processing and agro-industrialisation of locally produced agricultural products. During the launch of the Deal Room, Mohammed Dewji, President of MeTL Group of Companies in Tanzania, observed that agriculture […]

Fri, 15 Sep 2023 07:20:47 +0000

Gabon: The End of a Dictatorship… and the Beginning of Another?
On 26 August, Gabon went through the motions of an election. Official results were announced four days later, in the middle of the night, with the country under curfew. Predictably, incumbent President Ali Bongo, in power since the death of his father and predecessor in 2009, was handed a third term. Fraud allegations were rife, […]

Wed, 13 Sep 2023 17:17:24 +0000
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Austin Praises US, Kenya Defense Ties
U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Tuesday praised what he called the “strong relationship” between U.S. and Kenyan forces as he met with troops from the two countries at Camp Simba in Manda Bay, Kenya. “You are a model of interoperability,” Austin said.  “You’re working side-by-side every day, taking care of each other, supporting each other and you’re working on some very important issues of security.” The United States and Kenya signed a five-year defense agreement Monday aimed at...

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 05:46:51 -0400

Mercy Corps, Rural Kenyans Join to Combat Impact of Climate Change
The charity group Mercy Corps is helping rural communities in Kenya preserve rangelands and protect themselves against the impact of climate change. Ahmed Hussein reports from Wajir County, Kenya.

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 16:55:33 -0400

Mali's Military Government Postpones Presidential Election Intended to Restore Civilian Rule
Mali's military government has postponed a presidential election that was expected to return the West African nation to democracy following a 2020 coup, a government spokesperson said Monday. The presidential election scheduled for February 2024 is being delayed for "technical reasons" to allow the transitional government to review its election data and to address a new constitutional provision that would delay the second round of the vote, government spokesman Abdoulaye...

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 16:53:45 -0400

Medics: Hundreds Dead From Dengue Fever in War-Torn Sudan
Outbreaks of dengue fever and acute watery diarrhea have "killed hundreds" in war-torn Sudan, medics reported on Monday, warning of "catastrophic spreads" that could overwhelm the country's decimated health system.  In a statement, the Sudanese doctors' union warned that the health situation in the southeastern state of Gedaref, on the border with Ethiopia, "is deteriorating at a horrific rate," with thousands infected with dengue fever.  Although...

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 16:48:10 -0400

Nigerian President Orders Rescue of Kidnapped Female Students
Nigerian President Bola Tinubu has ordered security forces to rescue an unspecified number of female students being held by armed kidnappers following an attack Friday at the Federal University Gusau in northwest Zamfara state. Police officials say some victims have been rescued, but the incident is the latest in an escalating wave of violence targeting schools in northern Nigeria. Tinubu's directive to security agencies to secure the remaining female students was contained in a...

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 16:16:47 -0400

Burkina Faso Junta Suspends French Magazine Over 'Untruthful' Articles
Burkina Faso's military junta on Monday suspended the French news magazine Jeune Afrique for publishing "untruthful" articles that reported tension and discontent within the country's armed forces, it said in a statement. Jeune Afrique's suspension marks the latest escalation in a crackdown on French media since the West African country fell under military rule last year. The statement accused the publication of seeking to discredit armed forces and of manipulating...

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 15:57:59 -0400

Kenyan MP Proposes Extending Presidential Term to Seven Years 
A Kenyan lawmaker from the ruling United Democratic Alliance, or UDA, has suggested extending the presidential term limit from five to seven years. Speaking to reporters at the parliamentary buildings, Samson Cherargei of the United Democratic Alliance, senator from the Rift Valley region, said that the current five-year mandate is not enough to run a government. "This enables the president to have a good opportunity to form and establish a formidable team to deliver his...

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 13:20:55 -0400

Egypt Sets December Presidential Poll With El-Sissi Likely to Stay in Power Until 2030
Egypt will hold a presidential election over three days in December, officials announced Monday, with President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi highly likely to remain in power until 2030. Waleed Hamza, the chairman of the National Election Authority, said the vote will take place on Dec. 10-12, with a runoff on Jan. 8-10 if no candidate secures more than 50% of the vote. Egyptian expatriates will vote on Dec. 1-3, and in the runoff on Jan. 5-7, he added. A handful of politicians have already...

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 11:37:45 -0400

South Africa Hosts First World Rowing Competition
The four-day 2023 World Rowing Masters Regatta held at Roodeplaat Dam in South Africa ended on Sunday, marking the first time the global World Rowing Federation has hosted a competition in Africa. Marize de Klerk has more from Roodeplaat Dam. Camera: Patrick O’Reilly 

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 11:10:49 -0400

US, Kenya Sign Defense Agreement Ahead of Haiti Security Mission 
The United States and Kenya signed a defense agreement Monday aimed at strengthening counterterrorism efforts in East Africa and supporting Kenya's efforts to take the lead in a security mission to Haiti.  U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Kenya's Defense Minister Aden Duale signed the five-year agreement Monday in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.  Austin said the United States is "grateful to Kenya for its leadership in tackling security challenges in the region and...

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 08:22:04 -0400

Libya Says Derna Mayor, Other Officials Detained After Flood
The mayor of Libya's eastern city of Derna was detained along with other officials on suspicion of mismanagement and negligence over the collapse of dams that flooded the city two weeks ago, Libya's attorney general's office said on Monday. The attorney general's office, based in the capital Tripoli, said it had issued orders to detain eight local officials over the collapse of dams in a storm, which unleashed the torrent that swept neighborhoods into the sea, killing...

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 07:18:34 -0400
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Zoleka Mandela: Nelson Mandela's granddaughter dies in South Africa at 43
She was well known for detailing her cancer treatment and being open about her past drug addiction.

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 11:08:10 GMT

Israel Adesanya: UFC star apologises for drink driving
UFC fighter Israel Adesanya apologises for getting "behind the wheel after drinking at a dinner" in Auckland.

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 17:38:56 GMT

Zambia ex-President Edgar Lungu banned from 'political' jogging
Police tell Edgar Lungu to stop his runs alongside supporters as they amount to "political activism".

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 12:59:45 GMT

Niger coup: Macron says France to withdraw troops and ambassador
France's president says the ambassador will leave and all military co-operation will end in the coming months.

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 08:15:20 GMT

Ethiopia's Tigst Assefa smashes women's marathon world record in Berlin
Ethiopia's Tigst Assefa shatters the women's marathon world record as she wins in Berlin, while Eliud Kipchoge is the men's winner with record fifth victory.

Sun, 24 Sep 2023 11:19:33 GMT

Morocco earthquake: Sisters' nightmares and a plea for lipstick
Two sisters tell the BBC how the earthquake in Morocco has left them traumatised and anxious.

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 02:17:24 GMT

Ethiopian Prince Alemayehu's lock of hair returned after 140 years in UK
Prince Alemayehu, who was taken to the UK aged seven, died at 18 after an unhappy upbringing.

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 11:28:39 GMT

Westgate mall shooting: Why do Kenya's Muslims feel targeted?
Ever since al-Shabab attacked the Westgate shopping mall, Kenya's Somali community has felt targeted by security forces.

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 10:14:23 GMT

Africa's week in pictures: 15-21 September 2023
A selection of the best photos from the African continent and beyond.

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 01:46:42 GMT

Despite risks fish farms are booming in Africa
Farming fish has seen rapid growth in Africa but it can be an expensive, high-risk operation.

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 23:29:06 GMT