Spreading Religious Tolerance in Burkina Faso

[Deutsche Welle] Burkino Faso in West Africa is well known for its religious and cultural tolerance. But several large-scale extremist attacks in the region are putting this to the test. One man is using theater to fight back.

[Deutsche Welle] Burkino Faso in West Africa is well known for its religious and cultural tolerance. But several large-scale extremist attacks in the region are putting this to the test. One man is using theater to fight back.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

Rural Women Lead the Way in Addressing Food Insecurity

[Africa Renewal] Mrs. Everlyn Karhenye, leader of the Gbawaken Rural Women Community Green Reserve is a strong voice for women’s rights and equality in her community. Here, she demonstrates how to operate one of the machines used for their farming. Pho…

[Africa Renewal] Mrs. Everlyn Karhenye, leader of the Gbawaken Rural Women Community Green Reserve is a strong voice for women's rights and equality in her community. Here, she demonstrates how to operate one of the machines used for their farming. Photo: UN Women/Moses Kelleh

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Who is the New Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali?

[Deutsche Welle] Ethiopia’s new prime minister is the first Oromo to head the ruling EPRDF coalition in the country’s 27-year history. Some observers believe he can bring about change in conflict-ridden regions.

[Deutsche Welle] Ethiopia's new prime minister is the first Oromo to head the ruling EPRDF coalition in the country's 27-year history. Some observers believe he can bring about change in conflict-ridden regions.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Sisi Re-Elected With 92% Vote – State Media

[East African] Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been re-elected for a second term with 92 per cent of the vote, state media reported on Thursday citing preliminary results.

[East African] Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been re-elected for a second term with 92 per cent of the vote, state media reported on Thursday citing preliminary results.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Hunger and Conflict Push North Into Crisis

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Food shortages and a jihadist uprising in northern Burkina Faso risk plunging the region into a humanitarian crisis if urgent action is not taken, aid agencies said on Thursday.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Food shortages and a jihadist uprising in northern Burkina Faso risk plunging the region into a humanitarian crisis if urgent action is not taken, aid agencies said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

Eight in Ten People Disapprove of Kabila – Poll

[East African] Eight in ten Congolese have an unfavourable opinion of President Joseph Kabila – but nearly seven in ten don’t think the December vote to replace him will be fair, according to a national poll published on Friday.

[East African] Eight in ten Congolese have an unfavourable opinion of President Joseph Kabila - but nearly seven in ten don't think the December vote to replace him will be fair, according to a national poll published on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Trump to Suspend Duty-Free Benefit for Used Clothing

[East African] US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will suspend duty-free treatment of clothing imports from Rwanda under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa).

[East African] US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will suspend duty-free treatment of clothing imports from Rwanda under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa).

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Grace Mugabe’s Farm Invaded By Gold Diggers

[Deutsche Welle] Gold panners shouted obscenities at the former first lady when she tried to confront them as they mined for the precious metal. Unsuccessful in her attempt to evict them, Mugabe has filed a police complaint.

[Deutsche Welle] Gold panners shouted obscenities at the former first lady when she tried to confront them as they mined for the precious metal. Unsuccessful in her attempt to evict them, Mugabe has filed a police complaint.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mauritania Jails Slave-Owner for 20 Years in Harshest Ruling

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Two slave-owners in Mauritania face 10 and 20 years in prison after a court handed down the country’s harshest anti-slavery ruling yet, activists said on Friday.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Two slave-owners in Mauritania face 10 and 20 years in prison after a court handed down the country's harshest anti-slavery ruling yet, activists said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania