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Anti-gay law signed in Nigeria

Anti-gay law signed in Nigeria

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan signed a bill on Monday that criminalizes same-sex relationships. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry slammed the decision.

Zone CEMAC: libre circulation pas en vigueur

Zone CEMAC: libre circulation pas en vigueur

La libre circulation des personnes et des biens au sein de la Communauté économique des Etats de l’Afrique centrale (CEMAC) enregistre des premiers couacs.

Sud-Soudan: les négociations reprennent

Sud-Soudan: les négociations reprennent

Le chef des rebelles Riek Machar a rencontré les médiateurs américain et africain dans le conflit au Sud-Soudan. C’est ce qu’a

RCA: Djiotodia et Tiangaye démissionnent

RCA: Djiotodia et Tiangaye démissionnent

Le président de transition Michel Djotodia et son Premier ministre Nicolas Tiangaye ont officiellement démissionné vendredi 10 janvier 2014.

Madagascar, ex finance minister wins election

Madagascar, ex finance minister wins election

  Madagascar’s former Finance Minister Hery Rajaonarimampianina won the presidential run-off to replace his backer Andry Rajoelina, who came to power in a coup almost five years ago that crippled the economy.

South Sudan, peace talks to start

South Sudan, peace talks to start

  South Sudanese government officials and rebel leaders have gathered in the Ethiopian capital for talks aimed at ending violence as the U.S. evacuated more staff from the African nation because of worsening security.

Online course for african journalists

Online course for african journalists

African journalists are invited to participate in a six-week online course: “Covering Development in Africa.” The course will be held from May 20, 2013, to June 28, 2013. The deadline to apply is May 6, 2013.

Rwandan ex spy chief strangled in Johannesburg

Rwandan ex spy chief strangled in Johannesburg

  Rwanda’s former head of intelligence, Patrick Karegeya, 53, was found dead on a bed in a hotel room in Johannesburg’s affluent Sandown area yesterday, the South African Police Service said.

Army commander in Congo killed

Army commander in Congo killed

  The colonel in charge of military operations against rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo was killed on Thursday in an ambush along with three other soldiers, government spokesman Lambert Mende said.

South Sudan, Salva Kiir declared state of emergency

South Sudan, Salva Kiir declared state of emergency

  South Sudanese President Salva Kiir declared an emergency in two states as the government prepared to start peace talks with rebels to stop violence that’s brought the country to the brink of a civil war since it began in mid- December.

Eritrean football team missing in Kenya

Eritrean football team missing in Kenya

Nine members of the Eritrea national football team and the coach of the squad have disappeared in Kenya following a regional football tournament.

South Sudan, rebels control oil state capital

South Sudan, rebels control oil state capital

South Sudan’s government said on Sunday rebels had seized the capital of a key oil-producing region and fears grew of all-out ethnic civil war in the world’s newest country.

An economist the new premier of Somalia

An economist the new premier of Somalia

Somalia’s lawmakers on Saturday approved the appointment of new Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, who vowed to appoint a larger and more effective cabinet.

Madagascar, neck to neck for presidential election

Madagascar, neck to neck for presidential election

  The two candidates in Madagascar’s presidential run-off election were neck and neck in early vote counting on Saturday, in a poll meant to end a deep-rooted political rift that has driven away investors and contributed to a shrinking economy.

Suicide bombing kills 13 in Benghazi

Suicide bombing kills 13 in Benghazi

A suicide-bomb attack at an army base outside of the Libyan city of Benghazi killed at least 13 people and wounded up to 15 others Sunday morning, medical and security sources said.