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Many local inhabitants evicted from their lands denounce GCO operator mining zircon in central Senegal

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The leaders of the Community of West African States (ECOWAS) agreed Friday on a regional strategy to deal with global warming over the next 10 years.

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The book by Shannen Dee Williams is the result of research in the US's Black sisterhoods and their struggles

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The 52 year-old former rebeld Gibril Massaquoi was accused of war crimes during the civil in Sierra Leone and Liberia

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Karim Tabbou is one of the most recognised faces of pro-democracy movement Hirak

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At least 21 people died on Tuesday in Gondar in northern Ethiopia during a muslim burial

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Pro-government supporters want President Touadéra to run for a third term in office

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Teddy Kossoko is a Central African man who has created a video game studio to promote African history and culture. In Kenya, two women are using technology to preserve history.

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The proposals to return to civilian rule in the country range from 18 to 52 months

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Long flooded by e-waste from Europe and Asia, Africa is now also faced with huge volumes generated locally by the smartphone, computer, and appliance frenzy.

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Kenyans on Friday paid their last respects to former President Mwai Kibaki in a state funeral service that was attended by African leaders.

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Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders announced Thursday the creation of "mirror" websites to allow RFI and France 24 to remain accessible online in Mali where the junta has banned the French broadcasters.

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"This program includes many intensive courses, especially in the religious field, and this program helped me to form a new view of religion, as religion is not a religion of closed mindedness or fanaticism, but rather a religion of tolerance with the other.

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"It is clear that from the beginning of his first term in office, President Zuma did everything the Guptas wanted," ...

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Libya's Tripoli-based Oil Minister Mohammed Aoun says during an interview with AFP that the closure of key oil installations is costing the country around $60 million every day

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The Nigerian government has given the go-ahead to administer the British malaria vaccine to children under the age of five to combat the disease, which killed more than 4,000 people in 2021 alone.

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A new outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has raised concerns of the risk of regional and international transmission of the virus.

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The Camunga Symphony Orchestra in Luanda is changing Angolan students' lives. It provides food and musical education, helping to keep kids off the street and changing their lives.

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All is now set for the implementation of Ghana’s Electronic Transactions Levy (E-Levy) to kick off on Sunday (May 1).

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"The determination and capacity to decide on the part of the governing bodies of ECOWAS is remarkable and is a very good example for the rest of the continent,"

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In a tweet, Mr Faki said he received the request for president Zelensky to address African leaders. The pair also talked about President Zelensky's "wish to develop closer ties with the AU".Mr Faki didn't disclose whether the request will be granted .

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Grammy-winning Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, has officially become the first Nigerian artiste to sell out a show at the Madison Square Garden.

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The government now hopes to submit an application to UNESCO to consider the ceramic skills of Safi as an intangible cultural heritage at some point in the future.

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"What made me personally start activism was the fact that I went to the richest school, one of the richest schools in the entire continent, St.

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