Burkina Faso’s Prime Minister and entire cabinet resign from office

Burkina Faso president Roch Marc Christian Kabore Friday, in a televised statement, announced the resignation of the Prime Minister, Paul Kaba Thieba, along with his entire cabinet. “Prime Minister Paul…

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Gabon coup: A result of rich nation, poor people?

Gabon is a Central African country, very rich in natural resources which include uranium, oil, wildlife, iron ore and timber. It is the world’s second-largest producer of manganese and holds…

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Cargo plane crashes in Congo after delivering election materials

After delivering election materials for the upcoming presidential election, the Congolese aviation firm Gomair said its cargo plane which went missing on Thursday had crashed. Gomair’s financial director, Jean de…

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World’s largest museum of black civilisations to ‘decolonise knowledge’ opens in Senegal

After 52 years, an idea proposed by Senegal’s first president Léopold Sédar Senghor has now become a reality as Senegal finally opened what has been described as the largest museum…

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After 28 years, U.S. opens Diplomatic Mission in Somalia

(NAN) – The U.S. has renewed a “permanent diplomatic presence” in Somalia, the State Department said, 28 years after the U.S. embassy was closed as a civil war raged in…

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Mbeki challenges African leaders on the illicit financial outflows from the continent

Former South African President Thabo Mbeki held talks with the Tanzanian President John Magufuli on the impact of illicit financial outflows in his country. Mbeki chaired the African Union high…

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Gabon’s president transfers to Morocco for further treatment

(AP) – Gabon’s government says President Ali Bongo Ondimba, who has been in treatment in Saudi Arabia for more than a month, will be transferred to Morocco on Wednesday to…

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