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The executive council of the African Union met in Malabo Thursday, ahead of two summits (Friday and Satruday) set to tackle the humanitarian & political crisis the continent faces.

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South Africa needs $250 bn to transition from coal - report

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As Europe takes action to reduce imports of Russian gas, the continent's leaders have been looking to Africa as an alternative energy supplier.

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Rome is looking for more energy supply from Algiers as it prepares to cut dependence on Russian gas

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In western Senegal, grieving families continue to come to the Mame Abdou Aziz Sy Dabakh Hospital for answers. Eleven new born babies died in the Tivaouane facility after a blaze broke out late Wednesday in the neonatal unit.

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The first African Elephant Summit came to a close Thursday, in Hwange, northern Zimbabwe. Harare, some of its neighbours in southern Africa, Japan and China -two large consumer markets of elephant tusk- gathered in a bid to develop a new management strategy and promote the lifting of a ban on ivory

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Niger's army killed about 40 jihadists

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The ruling All Progressives Congress party and the opposition People's Democratic Party gear up to hold primaries to elect their candidates for the presidential race

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In Kibera slums, a 68-member self-help group known as 'Ushirika Stress-Free' aims to help residents cope with the economic downturn caused by COVID-19.

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Two people have been confirmed dead in Houndé, western Burkina Faso following clashes between police and angry gold miners.

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Deputy President William Ruto has publicly requested President Uhuru Kenyatta for forgiveness in the wake of a historic political fallout between the two leaders.

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140 people in Cameroon have died of cholera since October 2021, the Prime Minister announced on Wednesday, adding that more than 7,000 cases have been reported since the resurgence of the disease.

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Tunisia's President Kais Saied has announced July 25 as the day for a referendum on a new constitution.

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Suakin is a key transit point for imports and exports from Sudan, Chad, Ethiopia and the Central African Republic, as well as oil from South Sudan

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Sall and his counterpart, João Lourenço aim to boost friendly relations between the two countries

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A preliminary investigation said a 'short circuit' was to blame. President Macky Sall who was out of the country called the baby deaths 'painful' in a tweet

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"... So for sure, I know that we will be ready for it and we will do everything possible to win the game.

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The Tunisians will face the Angolan Petro de Luanda on Saturday in the final while Zamalek will face the FAP of Yaounde on Friday in the match for the third place.

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"We know that certain individuals who had been adversely mentioned by the commission, continue to serve in the various areas of public and security services.

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Hundreds of demonstrators from the South African Economic Freedom Fighters party, marched Wednesday to the French embassy in Pretoria. As the continent marked the 59th anniversary of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity, the protestors demanded that France leave Africa.

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Two days after the Tunisian UGTT trade Union rejected the national dialogue proposed by President Saied, the Deputy Secretary-General gave the underlying reasons behind the decision.

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According to the British Serious Fraud Office (SFO), company agents and employees paid bribes worth over $25m for preferential access to oil in Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, and South Sudan.

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Zimbabwe, home to a quarter of Africa's elephants and one of the few growing populations of the large land mammal in the world, is trying to find allies to legalise the international trade in ivory, which has been banned for more than 30 years.

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