The Somali Pirates Are Back (Spoiler Alert – They Never Really Left)

[IRIN] An IRIN investigation reveals the extent to which Somalia’s pirates are back in business and this time it’s as much about smuggling weapons to extremist groups

[IRIN] An IRIN investigation reveals the extent to which Somalia's pirates are back in business and this time it's as much about smuggling weapons to extremist groups

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

President Macron Did Not Slur Against Africans, France Says

[News24Wire] France has refuted recent media allegations that President Emmanuel Macron made a controversial and racist remark regarding Africa and African women at the G20 summit in Hamburg, German.

[News24Wire] France has refuted recent media allegations that President Emmanuel Macron made a controversial and racist remark regarding Africa and African women at the G20 summit in Hamburg, German.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Muslims Return Find Their Homes Are Gone

[Al Jazeera] Bangui, Central African Republic – M Babakir Ali cuts a lonely figure sitting on a plastic chair outside a rundown cafe in the PK5 district of Bangui.

[Al Jazeera] Bangui, Central African Republic - M Babakir Ali cuts a lonely figure sitting on a plastic chair outside a rundown cafe in the PK5 district of Bangui.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Bank Presents Diversification Project to Trade Ministry

[ANGOP] Luanda -The result of a socioeconomic and citizenship campaign dubbed “Diversificar” (Diversifying) is to be presented this Thursday, in Luanda, to the Trade Ministry, by the Angolan Development Bank (BDA).

[ANGOP] Luanda -The result of a socioeconomic and citizenship campaign dubbed "Diversificar" (Diversifying) is to be presented this Thursday, in Luanda, to the Trade Ministry, by the Angolan Development Bank (BDA).

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Businessmen Amunyela, Jacobs Roles Questioned

[Namibian] A SWAPO Party verification team assigned to the Khomas region will investigate the involvement of business partners Desmond Amunyela and Lazarus Jacobs in the regional conference.

[Namibian] A SWAPO Party verification team assigned to the Khomas region will investigate the involvement of business partners Desmond Amunyela and Lazarus Jacobs in the regional conference.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Govt Should First Sort Out Its Own Backyard

[ISS] South Africa ‘is at the forefront of efforts to bring lasting peace and stability to the continent’, the country’s Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) insisted earlier this month. ‘Particularly in countries such as Libya…

[ISS] South Africa 'is at the forefront of efforts to bring lasting peace and stability to the continent', the country's Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) insisted earlier this month. 'Particularly in countries such as Libya, South Sudan, Sudan (Darfur), Somalia and Western Sahara,' continued DIRCO's deputy director-general for public diplomacy Clayson Monyela.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tour De France for Dummies Stage 16 – No Mandela Day Fairy Tale for Team DD

[Daily Maverick] Passively interested in cycling? Nothing more than a passing patriotic interest in how the South Africans are getting on in the Tour de France? Our daily wrap is for people just like you. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

[Daily Maverick] Passively interested in cycling? Nothing more than a passing patriotic interest in how the South Africans are getting on in the Tour de France? Our daily wrap is for people just like you. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa