A vehicle of the Burkina Faso Army patrols a rural area in the Soum region in northern Burkina Faso on November 14, 2019. …
Government suspects Islamic jihadists behind attack on two villages
VOA logo
Tue, 01/21/2020 - 17:47
An Ethiopian boy attempts to fend off desert locusts as they fly in a farm on the outskirt of Jijiga in Somali region, Ethiopia…
They will likely spread to southwest Ethiopia and northwestern Kenya, and might enter Uganda and South Sudan
Default Author Profile
Tue, 01/21/2020 - 14:50
Map of Nairobi Kenya
They were arrested at the Whiskey River Club in Nairobi
Mohammed Yusuf
Tue, 01/21/2020 - 14:49
FILE - Al-Shabab fighters march during military exercises in the Lafofe area, some 18 kilometers (11 miles) south of Mogadishu, Somalia, Feb. 17, 2011.
Zubair al-Muhajir’s identity and defection was verified through Somali officials and previous al-Shabab defectors
Harun Maruf
Tue, 01/21/2020 - 12:11
Christians from the Ethiopian Orthodox church receive a spray of holy water as they celebrate the annual festival of Timkat, or Epiphany, in the capital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Jan. 20, 2020.
The collapse of wooden platform occurred inside the Emperor Fasilides Bath in the city where several thousand Ethiopians and tourists attended the celebration commemorating the baptism of Jesus
AP logo
Tue, 01/21/2020 - 09:13
Zimbabwe's main opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa addresses party supporters at a gathering in Harare, Tuesday, Jan, 21, 2020…
MDC leader Nelson Chamisa said his party would hold mass demonstrations to force President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government to address the country’s mounting problems
Columbus Mavhunga
Tue, 01/21/2020 - 10:17
Rebels take their position in front the refinery oil complex, in Ras Lanouf town, eastern Libya, March 10, 2011
Libya’s state oil company declared 'force majure,' citing blockade by rebels bearing down on Tripoli
VOA logo
Tue, 01/21/2020 - 08:45
Britain Summit Woos Africa With Visa Overhaul, But Many Leaders Fail to Show
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson said his nation will put “people before passports” as he pledged a fairer migration system at an investment summit for African leaders in London Monday
Henry Ridgwell
Tue, 01/21/2020 - 08:18
Health officials watch thermographic monitors at a quarantine inspection station at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Jan. 21, 2020.
Measures are part of widening effort aimed at preventing repeat of 2002-2003 outbreak of SARS, another coronoavirus that started in China and killed nearly 800 people, paralyzed transport and damaged Asian economies
AP logo
Tue, 01/21/2020 - 08:57
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks at the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London, Britain January 20,…
The British are struggling in their post-Brexit charm offensive for Africa
Henry Ridgwell
Tue, 01/21/2020 - 08:28
Getahun Fetana (L) and his wife Emebet Melaku (R) looks at photographs in a family album in their home in the city of Gondar,…
It is far from the only Ethiopian love story closely bound up with Timkat, which Orthodox Christians celebrate with feasts and elaborate processions across the country
AFP logo
Tue, 01/21/2020 - 07:23
Botswana Sees Dramatic Rise in Reported Rape Cases
Activists say successful anti-rape campaigns have made victims more confident about reporting when they are attacked.  But the higher recorded levels of rape also have spurred activists in Botswana to demand more action against sexual assault.
Mqondisi Dube
Mon, 01/20/2020 - 22:23
Malawi Hosts Africa's First Drone Academy
UNICEF-supported initiative expects to train 150 students to construct, operate drones in 2020
Lameck Masina
Mon, 01/20/2020 - 12:50
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers a speech during the Opening Plenary session of the UK Africa Investment Summit in…
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Prince Harry have touted the UK as an ideal business partner for Africa as their country prepares for post-Brexit dealings with the world
AP logo
Mon, 01/20/2020 - 11:32
Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, Abune Mathias, sprays holy water on Christians as they celebrate the annual…
The collapse occurred inside the Emperor Fasilides Bath in the northern city where several thousand Ethiopians and tourists attended the celebration commemorating the baptism of Jesus
AP logo
Mon, 01/20/2020 - 12:11