Train derails in Egypt in Qalioubia province, north of Cairo
3 crashes in less than a month have killed more than 40
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Thu, 04/22/2021 - 12:51 AM
FILE PHOTO: Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno and Chadian army officers gather in the northeastern town of Kidal
Rebels and opposition challenge General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno, 37, who has taken control after the death of his father, longtime President Idriss Deby Itno
André Kodmadjingar
Wed, 04/21/2021 - 11:51 PM
George Floyd-World React
Police killing of George Floyd triggered ‘Black Lives Matter’ protests across globe; many activists say conviction of Derek Chauvin is one step toward justice     
Henry Ridgwell
Wed, 04/21/2021 - 06:44 PM
Cameroonian Startup Creates Soil Analysis Kit for Farming Efficiency
An engineer creates technology to help farmers assess soil quality
Anne Nzouankeu
Wed, 04/21/2021 - 11:19 AM
FILE - Malian Armed Forces (FAMa) and French soldiers of the "Belleface" Desert Tactical Group (GTD) conduct an area control operation in the Gourma region during the Operation Barkhane in Ndaki, Mali, July 29, 2019.
French Defense Minister Florence Parly says slain leader had been essential ally in fight against terrorism in Sahel
Lisa Bryant
Wed, 04/21/2021 - 10:59 AM
During Ramadan, Somalia's Displaced People Rely on Kindness of Others
Somalia's capital is home to more than 500,000 internally displaced people surviving in makeshift dwellings, amid a surge in COVID-19 infections 
Mohamed Sheikh Nor
Wed, 04/21/2021 - 10:25 AM
COVID-19, BLM Create New Interest, Opportunities for African Artists
Themes of suffering and hope, death and the afterlife infuse new work presented by Los Angeles outpost of Nigerian contemporary art gallery
Elizabeth Lee, of VOA's Los Angeles Bureau
Wed, 04/21/2021 - 10:22 AM
FILE - Refugees from the Central African Republic are seen at Zafaye camp, some 15 kilometers (10 miles) outside N'Djamena, Chad, March 11, 2015.
UN agency says more than 2,000 refugees have fled for their lives to neighboring Chad this past week 
Lisa Schlein
Wed, 04/21/2021 - 09:28 AM
FILE - The son of Chad's late president Idriss Deby, Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno (also known as Mahamat Kaka).
General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno, 37, replaces President Idriss Deby Itno, who was killed while visiting troops fighting rebel forces advancing on capital, N’djamena
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Wed, 04/21/2021 - 08:51 AM
In this image from video world leaders participate in the White House Climate Leaders Summit via Zoom Thursday, April 22, 2021.
The US president announces the action at the start of a two-day virtual leaders’ summit on climate he is hosting
Steve Herman
Wed, 04/21/2021 - 04:28 AM
FILE PHOTO: Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa has his temperature taken as he arrives at the parliament in Harare
Critics blame President Emmerson Mnangagwa for turning back the clock to old repressive days
Columbus Mavhunga
Wed, 04/21/2021 - 03:24 AM
A farmer works on cocoa pods in Ntui village, Cameroon, December 17, 2017. Picture taken December 17, 2017. REUTERS/Ange Aboa
An engineer creates technology to help farmers assess soil quality
Anne Nzouankeu
Tue, 04/20/2021 - 03:35 PM
Tobacco buyers browse through bales at the Tobacco Auction floor on April 16, 2015 in Blantyre, Malawi. Tobacco, popularly…
Lazarus Chakwera said Malawi should switch to other cash crops like cannabis, which was legalized last year for industrial and medicinal use
Lameck Masina
Tue, 04/20/2021 - 03:26 PM
Africa Sees Tough Pandemic Year 
World's least developed continent dealing with delays in vaccination rollouts
Anita Powell
Tue, 04/20/2021 - 02:37 PM
Fearing COVID Slump, Spain Tries to Deter Migrants
Spanish authorities are holding thousands of West African migrants, including potential asylum seekers, in emergency camps set up on the Canary Islands
Alfonso Beato
Tue, 04/20/2021 - 01:14 PM