KW 49: Second worst Ebola outbreak in history, World Bank doubles climate aid, German-African magazine „Africa Positive“ celebrates its 20th birthday

– NEWS – Second worst Ebola outbreak in history: The World Health Organization says Congo’s deadly Ebola outbreak is now the second largest in history, behind the devastating ...

KW 45: Ethiopia swears in first female Supreme Court chief, German government focuses on investments in Africa, Germany ties development aid to tougher conditions

– NEWS – Ethiopia swears in first female Supreme Court chief: Human rights lawyer Meaza Ashenafi was sworn in Thursday as the head of Ethiopia’s Supreme Court by the ...

KW 43: WHO warns of Ebola, Algeria bans full-face veils in workplaces, Talks on West Sahara conflict planned

– NEWS – WHO warns of Ebola: The risk of Ebola escaping from the Democratic Republic of Congo is very high, and the outbreak already is nearing Uganda, the World Health ...

KW 42: Cameroon candidate Kamto declares victory, Rwanda’s foreign minister is new Secretary-General of La Francophonie, Achille Mbembe awarded Gerda Henkel Prize

– NEWS – Cameroon candidate Kamto declares victory: Cameroon opposition candidate Maurice Kamto declared victory in Sunday’s presidential election, but incumbent President ...

KW 41: Presidential election in Cameroon, Nobel Peace Prize award to Congolese Mukwege, Iraq’s Murad, Ethiopian PM pushes for unity

– NEWS – Presidential election in Cameroon: Polls have closed in Cameroon in a presidential election that has been disrupted by a number of violent incidents in English-speaking ...

KW 40: Curfew in Cameroon, Government crisis in Tunisia, Alternative Nobel Prize honors practical fixes to global problems

– NEWS – Curfew in Cameroon: Authorities in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon on Sunday imposed a 48-hour curfew meant to restrict movement over what it terms „threats ...

KW 39: Libyan government asks UN for help, Bobi Wine returns to Uganda, Germany, Algeria to work more closely on deportations

– NEWS – Libyan government asks UN for help: The Libyan government has asked the United Nations for help in the face of continuing violence in Libya’s capital Tripoli. ...

KW 38: Merkel and Kurz want more cooperation with Africa, Rwanda releases Victoire Ingabire, Sudan’s President Bashir dissolves government

– NEWS – Merkel and Kurz want more cooperation with Africa: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz want to better coordinate their Africa ...

KW 37: Donor conference ends with billion-dollar aid for Chad region, Beijing pledges aid for Africa, Human rights activists criticize mass trial in Egypt

– NEWS – Donor conference ends with billion-dollar aid for Chad region: At a two-day meeting of donor countries in Berlin, participants promised a total of about two billion ...

KW 33: Congo’s Kabila will not stand for re-election, Keita will serve a second term, Mueller calls for opening of EU market for African goods

– NEWS – Congo’s Kabila will not stand for re-election: Joseph Kabila, who took over the Democratic Republic of Congo at age 29 after the assassination of his father ...