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KW 08: Nigerian presidential election postponed, EU Parliament backs fishing deal with Morocco, Sierra Leone declares emergency over rape and sexual assault

– NEWS – Nigerian presidential election postponed: Nigerian authorities postponed Saturday’s national election by a week, just hours before polls had been due to open. ...

KW 07: African Union summit in Ethiopia, Nigerian presidential election, Egyptian parliament plans constitutional amendment for Al-Sisi

– NEWS – African Union summit in Ethiopia: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi took up his chairmanship of the 55-member African Union (AU) at its 32nd ordinary session ...

KW 05: Angola decriminalizes same-sex relationships, German president in Ethiopia, EU and AU want to be Congo’s partner

– NEWS – Angola decriminalizes same-sex relationships: Parliamentarians in the Southern African nation voted on Wednesday to decriminalize all same-sex conduct, and established ...

KW 04: Court confirms Tshisekedi winner of Congo’s election, Attack on luxury hotel in Nairobi, Burkina Faso’s government resigns, German parliament calls for more support for Ethiopia and Eritrea

– NEWS – Court confirms Tshisekedi winner of Congo’s election: The constitutional court of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has confirmed Felix Tshisekedi’s ...

KW 3: Many challenge Congo’s election results, Why Merkel’s migration policy depends on elections in Africa, Kenya to start teaching Chinese to elementary school students, Indignant reaction to „Africa solidarity tax“

– NEWS – Many challenge Congo’s election results: Opposition presidential candidate Martin Fayulu has filed an appeal in the constitutional court against last month’s ...

KW 2: Coup attempt in Gabon is thwarted, Election results in the Democratic Republic of the Congo delayed, Rwanda’s President stokes tension with neighbors

– NEWS – Coup attempt in Gabon is thwarted: The government of Gabon quickly beat back a coup attempt on Monday, killing two suspects and arresting eight others after the ...

KW 51: Egyptian companies are building a huge dam in Tanzania, Isis kills six captives in Libya, Saudi Arabia pledges Tunisia financial aid

– NEWS – Egyptian companies are building a huge dam in Tanzania: Tanzania will build a three billion dollar hydroelectric plant in a Unesco world heritage site under a contract ...

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 ...