France Donates Vehicles to Cameroon for Boko Haram Fight

France Donates Vehicles to Cameroon for Boko Haram Fight

Story and photo by EMBASSY OF FRANCE, CAMEROON To bolster the battle against extremism, France donated 10 tactical vehicles and five transport trucks to the…

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Investors Look Toward Future  at Tunisia 2020

Investors Look Toward Future at Tunisia 2020

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Qatar and France promised more than $1 billion in financial support for Tunisia at an investment conference aimed at reviving the country’s struggling…

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Signs of Progress as Cameroon-Nigeria Border Reopens

Signs of Progress as Cameroon-Nigeria Border Reopens

VOICE OF AMERICA The border between Nigeria and Cameroon has been fully reopened for the first time in three years. Officials from the two countries…

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Kenya Burns Illegal Weapons

Kenya Burns Illegal Weapons

REUTERS Kenya set fire to 5,250 illegal firearms as part of a national effort to fight crimes such as cattle rustling, carjacking and terrorism. The…

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Tunisia Sweeps Out Terror Cells

Tunisia Sweeps Out Terror Cells

REUTERS Tunisian security forces dismantled 160 terror cells in the first 10 months of 2016, about 45 percent more than during all of 2015, the…

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Uganda Makes History with Female General

Uganda Makes History with Female General

ADF STAFF A long-serving officer of the Uganda People’s Defence Force has been named the country’s first female major general. President Yoweri Museveni announced in…

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Kenyan Girls Get Bikes for School

Kenyan Girls Get Bikes for School

VOICE OF AMERCA In western Kenya, children often travel great distances to attend school. Now, a program offering bikes to girls is helping them stay…

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Liberian Power Plant Marks End of a Dark Era

Liberian Power Plant Marks End of a Dark Era

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has inaugurated the first turbine of a hydroelectric plant destroyed during the nation’s civil war. “Thank all of…

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African App Aids Citizen Journalists

African App Aids Citizen Journalists

MEDIA CLUB SOUTH AFRICA A new app called Pocket Reporter is aimed at citizen journalists, community journalists for independent publishers and those who want to…

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Rural Malawians Get Better, Cheaper Internet

Rural Malawians Get Better, Cheaper Internet

CHARITY CHIMUNGU PHIRI/INTER PRESS SERVICE For the first time, many Malawians living in rural areas are able to easily access the internet. It was the…

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