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Sudan faces fuel crisis and worsening cash crunch

Sudan faces fuel crisis and worsening cash crunch Sat, 04 May, 2019

Sudan is facing a pre-Ramadan fuel crisis and a worsening cash crunch less than a month after president Omar al-Bashir was ousted following protests sparked by bread and fuel shortages.
South Sudan rivals meet in bid to salvage stalled peace deal

South Sudan rivals meet in bid to salvage stalled peace deal Thu, 02 May, 2019

South Sudan's warring parties will hold talks in Addis Ababa, in a bid to salvage a stalled peace deal, with just days to go until a unity government is meant to be formed.
Tanks surround Benin ex-president's home amid violent poll protests

Tanks surround Benin ex-president's home amid violent poll protests Wed, 01 May, 2019

Protestors in Benin torched businesses and set up burning barricades, as soldiers in tanks encircled the home of ex-president Thomas Boni Yayi after he led calls for an election boycott.
Congo Ebola cases hit record for most reported in single day

Congo Ebola cases hit record for most reported in single day Tue, 30 Apr, 2019

The woman spent more than a week at home sick before family members tried to take her to an Ebola treatment center in eastern Congo. Before the motorcycle could reach the facility, it was too late.
Sudan army rulers, protest leaders differ on joint council make-up

Sudan army rulers, protest leaders differ on joint council make-up Mon, 29 Apr, 2019

Sudan's army rulers and protest leaders on Monday offered differing visions for a joint council, but a military spokesman said he hoped a final structure for the body could be agreed soon.
Mozambique braces for violent floods after Cyclone Kenneth

Mozambique braces for violent floods after Cyclone Kenneth Sun, 28 Apr, 2019

Tens of thousands of people in the far north of Mozambique are bracing for violent flooding as torrential rain pushes up water levels, after the death and devastation wrought by Cyclone Kenneth.
Sudan protesters hail breakthrough in talks with army rulers

Sudan protesters hail breakthrough in talks with army rulers Sun, 28 Apr, 2019

Sudanese protesters  welcomed a breakthrough in talks with army rulers who agreed to form a joint civilian-military council, paving the way for the civilian administration demanded by demonstrators.
Scores missing, 13 dead in Congo boat accident: president

Scores missing, 13 dead in Congo boat accident: president Thu, 18 Apr, 2019

 Thirteen people are dead and 142 still missing from a passenger boat that sank this week on Lake Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the president said.
Death toll exceeds 200 in Tripoli fighting: WHO

Death toll exceeds 200 in Tripoli fighting: WHO Thu, 18 Apr, 2019

Some 205 people have been killed, including 18 civilians, and 913 wounded in two weeks of fighting near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
Military ousts Sudan's Bashir; protesters demand civilian government

Military ousts Sudan's Bashir; protesters demand civilian government Thu, 11 Apr, 2019

President Omar al-Bashir, who ruled Sudan in autocratic style for 30 years, was overthrown in a military coup, but protesters' jubilation was short-lived as they took to the streets demanding military leaders hand over power to civilians.
Escalating Libya conflict prompts international alarm

Escalating Libya conflict prompts international alarm Sun, 07 Apr, 2019

The conflict shaking Libya escalated as forces of strongman Khalifa Haftar launched an air strike on a suburb of Tripoli and the UN-backed government vowed a major counteroffensive.
Thousands of Sudanese press on with rally outside army HQ

Thousands of Sudanese press on with rally outside army HQ Sun, 07 Apr, 2019

Sudanese police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters who rallied outside the army headquarters for a second day urging the military to back them in demanding President Omar al-Bashir resign.
Libya in focus at G7 foreign ministers meeting, minus Pompeo

Libya in focus at G7 foreign ministers meeting, minus Pompeo Fri, 05 Apr, 2019

 Foreign ministers from the G7 group of nations will discuss the threat of a resurgence in Libya's civil war at a meeting in western France, as world powers scrambled to defuse a dangerous escalation in the oil producer's power struggle.
Eastern Libyan commander orders forces to move on Tripoli

Eastern Libyan commander orders forces to move on Tripoli Thu, 04 Apr, 2019

Eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar ordered his troops  to march on the capital Tripoli, taking his conflict with the internationally recognized government to a dangerous new level.
Police fire tear gas at Sudan protesters defying ban

Police fire tear gas at Sudan protesters defying ban Fri, 29 Mar, 2019

Sudanese police fired tear gas at protesters defying a nationwide state of emergency, with demonstrations in the capital Khartoum and elsewhere, witnesses said.
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