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‘Technically a Coup’: Chad’s Military Suspends Constitution as Slain President Deby’s Son Takes Over

Chad is just one of several African nations on which former colonial powers have kept tight reins through military cooperation, debt diplomacy, and multinational...

UN Probe Finds French Airstrike in Mali Killed 19 Civilians in January, Contradicting Paris’...

Africa00:59 GMT 31.03.2021France’s seven-year-long counter-terrorism mission in several of its former African colonies has been denounced as the country’s “forever war” and “neo-colonialism,”...

Finland Seeks to Boost Its ‘Crisis Management’ Role, Pivot to Africa

According to a cross-party report backed by the country's foreign minister, conflicts on the African continent have a major effect on Europe in general...

The Invisible War: UN and US Concerned at Tensions Between Sudan and Ethiopia Over...

Africa13:02 GMT 11.03.2021(updated 15:06 GMT 11.03.2021) Ethiopia has been an independent nation - apart from a few years of rule by fascist...

Violence Persists in Ethiopia’s Tigray Amid Reports of Hundreds Killed Last Year in City...

Africa12:21 GMT 27.02.2021The armed standoff between the Ethiopian federal government and militants from the country's Tigray region has already claimed thousands of lives...

Photo: Mysterious ‘Ghost Plane’ Spotted at US Base in Somalia Hints at Ongoing Clandestine...

Washington has claimed to have totally withdrawn its military forces from Somalia, but the recent images of the type of heavily-modified private passenger aircraft...

‘Completely Wrong’: Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Denies Sending Mercenaries to Libyan Warzone

Africa14:06 GMT 24.02.2021(updated 14:34 GMT 24.02.2021) Libya collapsed into a series of warring factions in the aftermath of the 2011 NATO-assisted uprising...

‘Same Old People’: Algerians Take to Streets to Mark Two Years Since Mass ‘Hirak’...

Africa20:12 GMT 23.02.2021During Algeria’s 2019 Hirak protests, the largest demonstrations were typically held on Tuesdays. While the COVID-19 pandemic put a damper on...

Modi Hopes Smaller Countries’ Fears Will Help India Meet $5Bn Weapons Sale Target

India has been making various efforts to improve its home-grown defence equipment since Narendra Modi's government came to power in 2014. Besides, liberalising export...

Video: Moroccan Police Beat Saharawi Peace Activists, Sparking Protests, Army Deployment

Africa20:42 GMT 17.02.2021Saharawis and their supporters have long decried the unique situation of MINURSO, the United Nations mission to Western Sahara, as the...

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