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1 Oct
Anti-government coca farmers throw homemade dynamite sticks at the police in La Paz, as they continue their attempts to regain control of the building that houses the coca market, which a rival group backed by the government forcefully took over.
20 Jul
Nigeria almost lost another highly-trained military officer after a Nigerian Airforce fighter jet was shot down by so-called bandits between the boundaries of Zamfara and Kaduna. But Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo, against all odds, displayed why the motto of the air branch of the Nigerian Armed Forces is "Willing … Able … Ready."⁣
15 Jul
The fragile peace existing at the Ladipo multi-billion naira auto parts market was threatened on Tuesday, July 13 as soldiers and traders clashed. The fracas left several people injured and vehicles destroyed.
27 Jun
Training courses for young female entrepreneurs are bringing about a transformation in commerce in Niger with the so-called women's fairs in Niamey. The events are attended by many customers, including foreigners. The fairs offer quality handicraft products and generate sales of about €15,000 over three days.
24 Jun
The attack comes after Ethiopians recently voted in a parliamentary election. The US has previously accused Ethiopian government forces of ethnic cleansing in the Tigray region.
20 Jun
Pyramids, Tutankhamun masks, Nefertiti busts -- Egypt's souvenir craftspeople are pinning their hopes on a new lease of life, after tourism was battered by the coronavirus pandemic. Anticipating a surge in tourists, the government is investing millions in local replica production to boost revenue.
14 Jun
Dozens of firefighters battle to contain a blaze that ignited in a fabric shop in the Indian capital Delhi. The fire spread quickly to neighbouring stores in a busy shopping district, according to local news media. There are no reports of casualties.
7 May
Bayelsa state governor, Douye Diri, has banned erecting illegal market structures and street trading in Yenagoa, the state capital.
30 Apr
German teenagers say the coronavirus pandemic has made it difficult to start their professional lives, according to a new survey. Young people seeking vocational training are among those impacted.
24 Apr
Smoke billows at the scene of an explosion at a marketplace in Baghdad's densely populated majority-Shiite Sadr City. The army reported one civilian killed and 12 injured. They did not say who or what caused it.
13 Apr
The World Health Organization has recommended halting sales of live wild animals to avoid transmitting diseases. Australia will not buy J&J vaccine. England starts Moderna rollout. Follow DW for the latest.
6 Mar
States in Nigeria, especially those in the country’s south, may still be feeling the effects of the weeklong strike by the AUFCDN as the price of food stuff is yet to go back to normal. The most important question is how does this affect Nigerians and what lessons did the country as whole learnt from this strike?⁣ However, prices of food in the market have continued to remain high even after lifting the blockade. GuardianTV went to some markets in Lagos and spoke with buyers and sellers on how to avoid future blockade. ⁣

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3 hours ago
Clashes erupted in Nairobi after a Kenyan police officer shot dead six people in a rampage on Tuesday (December 7) and then shot and killed himself, a senior police officer and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said. The officer first shot and killed his wife at their home before setting off with his service-issued AK-47 rifle to shoot dead another four people, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said on its Twitter account, describing the shooter as a "rogue officer".
3 hours ago
Thousands of Sudanese protest across the country in a show of anger over a government deal that reinstated the prime minister but gave the military majority control. Also, Gambia's president wins re-election, but the opposition is crying foul. One competitor has since accepted the result, but two others are refusing to. Finally, protesters take to South African beaches in opposition to oil and gas exploration by energy giant Shell. Activists say the project endangers marine animals and tourism.
5 hours ago
The SPD's Olaf Scholz, Germany's next chancellor, has presented his Cabinet ministers for the new government, to be sworn in on Wednesday. He offered a few surprises.
5 hours ago
Austria's ex-Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced he is stepping back from politics. His successor, Alexander Schallenberg, has also announced his resignation.
5 hours ago
At least 38 inmates were killed and dozens more injured in a fire on Tuesday at the main prison in Burundi's capital Gitega, the country's vice president said. Twelve died of asphyxia as they tried to flee the burning buildings and 26 died of severe injuries, Vice President Prosper Bazombanza told reporters at the Gitega Prison after the fire. Video Credit: Sos Médias Burundi
6 hours ago
Governments and international organizations have said Myanmar's most prominent pro-democracy figure did not receive a fair trial, and accuse the ruling junta of sacking the rule of law in a bid to hold power.