Archive for Category: "West Africa"

Togo: manifestations dans cinq villes

Togo: manifestations dans cinq villes

Les Togolais sont descendus dans la rue ce vendredi 12 décembre, à l’appel de la société civile, et de l’opposition. Ils ont exigé des réformes constitutionnelles

EU resumes aid to Mali

EU resumes aid to Mali

The European Union has resumed aid to Mali which it suspended in June due to suspected irregularities in government

Burkina’s deposed leader returns to Ivory Coast

Burkina’s deposed leader returns to Ivory Coast

Burkina Faso’s deposed president Blaise Compaore arrived in Ivory Coast on Friday on the latest stage of an

Nigeria naira closes up 1.26 pct

Nigeria naira closes up 1.26 pct

Nigeria’s naira gained 1.26 percent against the dollar on Friday on the back of intervention by the central bank and

Mali: Ebola éradiqué?

Mali: Ebola éradiqué?

Le ministère malien de la Santé a annoncé jeudi que la dernière personne qui était traitée pour Ebola est guérie.

Mali: le chef de la Minusma quitte ses fonctions

Mali: le chef de la Minusma quitte ses fonctions

Le général rwandais Jean-Bosco Kazura, commandant en chef des troupes onusiennes au Mali, quitte ses fonctions. Il avait été nommé à ce poste en juin 2013.

French hostage freed by Al Qaeda’s north African arm

French hostage freed by Al Qaeda’s north African arm

Serge Lazarevic, a Frenchman who was kidnapped in northern Mali and was France’s last hostage abroad,

Ebola: Sierra Leone overtakes Liberia

Ebola: Sierra Leone overtakes Liberia

The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to 6,331 in the three worst hit countries, with Sierra Leone

World Bank lends $200 mln to Nigeria phone firm

World Bank lends $200 mln to Nigeria phone firm

The World Bank’s private sector arm has lent $200 million to Nigerian phone tower company IHS to

Opposition marchers clash with police in Togo

Opposition marchers clash with police in Togo

Police in Lome fired tear gas on Friday at stone-throwing opposition supporters who were among thousands of people marching against a potential

Burkina backs military to drive reform agenda

Burkina backs military to drive reform agenda

When Colonel Isaac Zida swapped his military fatigues for a blue suit to chair his first cabinet meeting as prime minister

Nigeria: Boko Haram frappe Damaturu

Nigeria: Boko Haram frappe Damaturu

Boko Haram a lancé un raid meutrier lundi sur la ville de Damaturu, dans l’Etat du Yobé. Plus de 150 personnes, dont 44 membres des forces de sécurité, ont été tuées.

39 dead in insurgent attack in north Nigeria

39 dead in insurgent attack in north Nigeria

A suspected Boko Haram insurgent attack on a state capital in northeast Nigeria on Monday killed at least 39

Nigerian naira falls further

Nigerian naira falls further

Nigeria’s naira fell 2.5 percent on Friday, despite central bank intervention, and it briefly touched a record low

Burkina Faso: un journaliste honoré

Le Conseil national de transition (CNT), Assemblée intérimaire du Burkina Faso, a désigné son président hier, à l’issue de sa première session. Il s’agit du journaliste Sheriff Sy, patron de l’hebdomadaire Bendré. “Ce qui nous unit, je ne pense pas que ce soit le besoin d’être parlementaire, ce qui nous unit, c’est que nous sommes [...]