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Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 06:54
The Democratic Republic of Congo refused on Tuesday to renew the visa of a senior Human Rights Watch (HRW) researcher, who was to leave the troubled African country shortly. Kinshasa did not give a reason for the decision to effectively expel Ida Sawyer, who has worked for the US rights group in DR Congo since 2008.
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 06:49
US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Kenya this month for talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta over regional security. Presidential spokesperson Manoah Esipisu said on Sunday Kerry would hold discussions with Kenyatta and Foreign Affairs Minister Amina Mohammed on the upheaval in South Sudan and security in violence-plagued Somalia.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Throughout Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's regional tour, he has found expanded opportunities for Israel's arms export market with African countries seeking to modernize their militaries.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger on Monday proposed setting up a multinational west African force to fight terrorism.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
President Francois Hollande announced on Wednesday that France would end its military mission in the Central African Republic in October.
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 06:42
India's prime minister hopes his visit this week to four African nations, some not visited by an Indian leader in more than three decades, will reinvigorate cooperation in energy, trade and investment.
Monday, December 14, 2015 - 06:34
A lawyer says that three former presidential guard members have been indicted and jailed for the killing of an investigative journalist nearly 20 years ago.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 06:45
The UN peacekeeping mission in Mali is one of the deadliest missions in the history of the UN blue helmets, with 60 deaths, Stockholm research institute Sipri said on Monday.
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 06:22
The military general who has taken power in a coup in Burkina Faso says the October 11 date for planned national elections appears to be "too soon."
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 07:43
The number of Chadians killed under the brutal regime of ex-dictator Hissene Habre far exceeded the frequently-quoted estimate of 40 000, his trial in Senegal for atrocities heard on Tuesday.