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15 Jan
Germany and France have dispatched their top envoys to Ethiopia to revamp relations strained by the Tigray conflict. Analysts say the EU member states are keen to support the reconstruction process but challenges remain.
14 Jan
Rwandan President Paul Kagame has threatened to forcefully repatriate Congolese refugees, but can he do that? Can Congolese refugees still expect to find refuge in Rwanda after fleeing the violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo?
14 Jan
Waterways can be a part of the solution when it comes to traffic jams. More and more people are commuting with boats. This trend reduces emissions and helps people arrive on time at their destinations.
13 Jan
The refugees accuse Rwanda's government and the UNHCR of starving them to force them to return home. The UN has rejected the accusation, saying it is doing its best to provide aid during difficult economic times.
13 Jan
Data by Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission shows that 93.5 million voters have been registered for the forthcoming 2023 general election. Meanwhile, a report by SBM Intelligence shows that 97 per cent of over 6,500 respondents who have completed the Continuous Voter Registration process desire to vote in Nigeria's upcoming election.
12 Jan
A Liberian convicted of rape, murder and an act of cannibalism during Liberia's civil wars is appealing his case in Switzerland where, in 2021, he was handed a 20-year prison sentence.
10 Jan
Five men appeared in court on Monday in connection to the murder of prominent Kenyan LGBTQ activist and designer, Edwin Chiloba.
10 Jan
Artemisinin is the most important component in antimalarial drugs, but an increasing number of parasites in Africa are now resistant to it. If action isn't taken swiftly, the consequences could be disastrous.
9 Jan
Senegal has declared three days of national mourning after more than 100 passengers were killed or wounded after two buses crashed into each other on Sunday.
8 Jan
46 Ivorian troops appear at a court of appeal in Bamako as West African leaders decide not to sanction Mali following the arrest of the soldiers back in July. Also, in Benin, fresh faces have emerged on the political scene and a youthful electorate is looking to keep elected officials in check in the upcoming legislative elections.
8 Jan
After a chaotic brawl in Senegal's parliament, two opposition lawmakers have been jailed for assaulting a pregnant colleague from the country's ruling party.
7 Jan
The soldiers were arrested in July and accused of conspiring against the Malian government. Three had been sentenced to death in absentia.

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