Chadian Official Takes Helm of AU

Chadian Official Takes Helm of AU

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Moussa Faki Mahamat, former foreign minister of Chad, assumed office as head of the African Union Commission, pledging to reform the institution and…

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Tunisia Prevents 27,000 from Joining Terror Groups

Tunisia Prevents 27,000 from Joining Terror Groups

ADF STAFF Tunisian authorities announced they have stopped more than 27,000 young people from joining terror groups since 2012. Interior Minister Hadi al-Majdoub said the…

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Tanzania Puts Poaching ‘Devil’ Behind Bars

Tanzania Puts Poaching ‘Devil’ Behind Bars

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Tanzania sentenced its most notorious poacher, nicknamed “The Devil,” to 12 years in prison for running an ivory trafficking network across five African…

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Nigeria-Morocco Pipeline Opens New Possibilities

Nigeria-Morocco Pipeline Opens New Possibilities

REUTERS Nigeria and Morocco have signed a joint venture to construct a gas pipeline that will connect the two nations and other African countries to…

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Nigeria’s Environment Minister to Play Leadership Role at U.N.

Nigeria’s Environment Minister to Play Leadership Role at U.N.

VOICE OF AMERICA Nigerian Environment Minister Amina Mohammed has been named deputy secretary-general of the United Nations. The appointment made by U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres…

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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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Nigeria partners with Interpol to shut down scam network

Nigeria partners with Interpol to shut down scam network

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Officials arrested a Nigerian man behind an online fraud network that engineered $60 million in scams and took in hundreds of victims worldwide….

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Japan Plans $30B Investment in Africa

Japan Plans $30B Investment in Africa

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Japan announced plans to invest $30 billion in African projects by 2018, including $10 billion in infrastructure development. The announcement came at the…

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Nations Unite to Preserve Ocean Sanctuaries

Nations Unite to Preserve Ocean Sanctuaries

REUTERS African nations are taking part in a global effort to preserve the seas for future generations. The United States joined more than 20 countries…

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