17.4.2019 07:29 pm
Ivanka Trump, daughter of the US president, unveiled Wednesday $2.0 million in aid for women working in Ivory Coast’s key cocoa sector.
Trump visited a cocoa plantation in Adzope, north of Abidjan, before taking part in the first West African summit on female entrepreneurship in the country's economic capital.
Gabon has suspended an overhaul of university grants that last week sparked three days of student protests and led to shuttered schools.
Sadness and fear are etched into the faces of those lining up for food near the front line of fighting that is raging on the outskirts of Libya’s capital.
Mauritania on Wednesday set June 22 for the first round of elections to succeed President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, who is stepping down after his second and final term in office.
If none of the five permanent members vetoes the resolution and if nine out of 15 members approve it, the resolution will pass.
Benin votes for a new parliament on April 28, but a country that was once seen as a model of democracy in Africa is facing a worrying political crisis.
Weeks of anti-government protests have helped Algerian journalists shake off the chokehold of state-imposed censorship but their work remains complicated and is often contested by demonstrators.
Abolishing the myriad of obstacles for African women to become entrepreneurs must be a priority on a continent where poverty continues to grow, World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva said Tuesday.
The UN said Tuesday it had evacuated another 150 refugees from a Tripoli detention centre impacted by clashes, but said it had been unable to relocate others amid a rapid escalation in fighting.
The United States is willing to remove Sudan from its blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism if its new military leaders take tangible steps, a US official said Tuesday.
Several cows and sheep were slaughtered Tuesday as Sudanese protesters celebrated the ouster of longtime leader Omar al-Bashir outside the army complex where they have been camped for days, witnesses said.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday appointed an envoy to Sudan to work with the African Union on mediating an end to the crisis sparked by a military takeover.
Those murdered included the parents and the infant, residents said.
Dozens of “yellow vest” protesters rallied Tuesday in the Libyan capital to denounce what they said was France’s support for military strongman Khalifa Haftar who has launched an offensive on Tripoli.
In yet more upheaval for Algeria since the ousting of long-time leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the controversial head of the country’s constitutional council quit Tuesday bowing to weeks of anger from protesters.