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Burkina Faso prosecutor says ‘around 170 people’ killed in attacks on northern villages

Around 170 people were "executed" in attacks on three villages in northern Burkina Faso a week ago, a regional public prosecutor said Sunday. Read More Breaking news from AFRICA, Maghreb and...

Hundreds protest in Senegal to demand presidential elections be held before April 2

Several hundred people rallied in the Senegalese capital Dakar on Saturday calling for the country's postponed presidential elections to be held before April 2,...

Thousands protest against the socio-economic crisis in Tunisia

Thousands protested deteriorating living standards outside the prime minister's office in Tunis on Saturday following a call from Tunisia's main trade union confederation. Read More Breaking...

Chad’s transitional leader Déby announces candidature for May 6 presidential vote

Chad's transitional president Mahamat Idriss Déby, who took power in 2021 after the death of his long-ruling father, on Saturday confirmed his candidacy for...

French journalist detained in Ethiopia released after a week

A French journalist arrested last week in Ethiopia on suspicion of conspiring to create chaos was released on Thursday, his employer, the specialist publication...

Eye on Africa | UN calls on Ghana not to sign anti-LGBT bill into law

A leading Chadian opposition leader is among dozens of people killed in Wednesday's gunfights in N'djamena. Yaya Dillo was set to be the main...

Chad opposition leader killed in army attack on party headquarters, govt says

A leading opponent of Chad's ruling junta Yaya Dillo Djerou has been killed in an army assault on his party headquarters, a government spokesman...

In crowded Dakar suburb, residents feel abandoned by authorities

Many suburbs of the Senegalese capital Dakar suffer from high levels of poverty, crime and unemployment. Keur Massar is one such suburb. This vast, overpopulated...

Deadly clashes in Chad: confusion after army attacks opposition HQ

In tonight's edition: Several people were killed in Chad in an attack on the national security agency’s office. The government blames an opposition party. More than...

Several killed in attack on Chad’s intelligence services office in capital, says government

An attack on the office of Chad's ANSE internal security agency in the capital N'Djamena has killed several people, the government said Wednesday. Read More Breaking...

Guinea appoints former opposition leader Mamadou Oury Bah as prime minister

Transitional authorities in junta-led Guinea have appointed one-time opposition leader and economist Mamadou Oury Bah to the role of prime minister, according to a decree read...