Africa: More Aid Needed In Tigray

Military Stalls Return To Constitutional Rule In Five African Countries
Ethiopia: Essential aid reaches Tigray region, but more still needed

In Some Tiny Countries, Big Progress Made on Press Freedom
Irresistible Pan-African Fusion from São Tomé and Príncipe
Two Islamic extremist attacks kill 11 Burkina Faso soldiers
Anglo-French Perenco declares force majeure after oil terminal leak in Gabon
Morocco Minister of Agriculture Calls to Accelerate Amazigh Officialization
Congo: First round of legislative elections set for July 10
Tamikrest: A shining Saharan ray of Tuareg music, roots and culture
High Court in Eswatini blocks recognition of LGBTQ rights group

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Mauritania
Beyond Botswana and Rwanda’s COVID-19 vaccination roll-out success stories
Comoros 2009 plane crash goes on trial in Paris
UN experts favor keeping South Sudan arms embargo

Heavily armed militants break 60 inmates from Burkina Faso prison
Sao Tome and Principe President Visits Angola
Maxime Mokom: the man from the Central African Republic on trial at the ICC
Prices go up again in Mauritius

IPOB to UK: you’ll benefit from Biafra
Perenco in damage-limitation mode at Cap Lopez oil terminal
Mauritania to Become a New Global Gas Hub as Market Expansion Intensifies
A Year After a Dictator’s Death, There is Still Time to Support Democracy in Chad
Haratin : IRA-Mauritania President Biram Dah Abeid Meets With UN Special Rapporteur On Contemporary Forms of Slavery
Botswana invites bids to build 200 MW solar plant
Books in Africa. How this French company competes with Amazon
Hargeysa International Book Fair 2022 for Somaliland in July
Mali: France opposed to Assimi Goïta’s junta demanding an end to defence agreements
The world must stand with the Batwa community in DR Congo
Analysis: Can Niger become the main Western ally in the Sahel?
Famine in Ethiopia: the roots lie in Eritrea’s long-running feud with Tigrayans

Biafra: Igbos not leaving Nigeria – Umahi
Central African Republic: Averting Further Fragmentation of the Armed Forces
The story of the Mauritanian
Europe looking to get a million tonnes of coal annually from Botswana, says President Masisi
Sierra Leone launches bid for UN Security Council seat
Botswana and Namibia plan joint bid for AFCON 2027
COVID-19, polygamy force young widows onto the streets after deaths of older husbands
‘If our animals survive, we do.’ Somaliland grapples with drought.
A New Wave of Creatives Is Transforming Dakar, Senegal’s Capital City
Despite truce, Tigray aid ‘too little to sustain life,’ says WHO chief
Mali: Gamou, a general as uncontrollable as he is indispensable
Kiir and Machar: insights into South Sudan’s strongmen
Mali: The Moura Massacre – Social media monitoring: 09 May 2022
Rwanda: Ex-top official on trial in France for 1994 genocide
Africa: Burkina Faso’s Junta Under Pressure to Deliver On Security Promises

Gabon, eight others beat Nigeria to private infrastructure investment
Global Coalition Preparing ‘Holistic’ Assault on Islamic State in Africa
TİKA Continues to Support Education in South Sudan
Netherlands backs Morocco’s Western Sahara autonomy plan- statement
Bank of Central African States Urges CAR to Annul Bitcoin as Currency
South Sudan urged to implement economic reforms to get IMF, World Bank loans
Nnamdi Kanu to appear in court May 18 —Lawyer
A spying scandal and the fate of Western Sahara
Pretoria has submitted to ‘bullying’ by Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame, says author Michela Wrong
Heineken Hosts Biggest UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour in Africa
Cape Verde’s recycling initiatives face off against global trash
Zimbabwe police detain and charge 2 journalists covering attempted arrest of opposition politician
Washington threatens sanctions against Libya’s election spoilers
Saudi aid agency distributes 700 food baskets in Chad
I will not stop ‘interfering’ in Zimbabwe, says Maimane
Africa’s solutions to conflict are in crisis
Russia denies imposing any restrictions on Libyans to grant visas
A record of 39 candidates running for Somalia’s presidential election
Amid gold fever, Italy’s Ara Pacis offers to mediate with defectors turned rogue miners
Fish-Rich Mauritania looks to its Nouadhibou Port for a Brighter Future
Should Zambians be excited about FQM’s $1.25bn investment or worry?
Draghi to Biden: Libya could be major supplier of oil and gas to Europe
World Bank approves $75m loan for Eswatini to accelerate post-COVID-19 economic recovery
Malawi struggles to curb human trafficking
US organization IPA to help Togo fight poverty using AI
‘Spiritual healer’ arrested for sexually abusing about 900 women in Tunisia
‘Second chance’: In Malawi, a teacher’s salary runs an orphanage
Lesotho Faced with Serious Plastic Waste Problem-Director
Senegal: State distributes aid as global economic crisis hits
Mozambicans fleeing a violent jihadist insurgency find refuge in Malawi
Tunisia to raise prices of some foodstuffs following protests by farmers
Debt distress in Africa: biggest problems, and ways forward
Germany to increase military presence in Mali as part of UN mission
Tunisia: protest calls for solution to social issues
Fighting resumes between Tigrayans and Eritreans
Burkina Faso: Conflict aggravates ongoing food crisis
Tunisia boosts security for seasonal pilgrimage to historic synagogue
Eritrea: As Pastoralists in Eritrea Settle
Burkina Faso: Sankara assassination suspects ordered to pay US$1.3 million in damages
Biologist fighting plastic pollution to save sea turtles wins ‘Green Oscar’
Burundi says ready for ‘dialogue’ with rebels in DRC
Germany shifts focus of military missions in Mali, Niger
Is Africa Ready for Green Growth? New Report Assesses Gabon, Kenya, Morocco, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal and Tunisia
Peacekeeping in South Sudan: it’s a race against time for the UN

Malawi steps up action against illegal charcoal trade (analysis)
‘People are dying’: Ethiopians escape war only to face hunger in Somaliland
Biafra: IPOB sends warning signal to Fulani terrorists in Igboland
Tunisia is sliding back into authoritarianism
First stroke unit opens in Malawi
Seychelles: African Development Bank approves $20mln loan to support Covid-19 recovery
Ex-Biafran war veterans protest non-payment of 44-year entitlements
US Official to Visit Tunisia to Support ‘Political and Economic Reforms’
#VisitBurundi: Influencers trying to remake their nation’s image
Sahel: A food crisis fueled by conflict is set to worsen during lean period
Equatorial Guinea launches operation against gangs
A boost for food security in South Sudan
Liberia: Poor Regional Relations Responsible for Hostilities’
The Need to Strengthen African Financial Solutions Emphasized During Equatorial Guinea Business Forum
Twenty-year search for Rwanda genocide suspect ends in Zimbabwe grave
Liberia: Gov’t Commits US$2 Million to School Feeding
Russian Mercenaries Linked To Civilian Abuses In Central African Republic
Most wanted Rwanda genocide fugitive ‘died in 2006’
Former child soldier turned literary sensation returns to Sierra Leone
Stablecoin is gaining currency in Africa
Zimbabwe borrows from bank of bad ideas, again
Togo suffers its first deadly jihadist attack
Europe and Asia must consider African priorities in hunt for gas imports – Rystad
Why a Zimbabwean firm offers pensions denominated in cows
In Togo, Africa Ceo Forum and Ecobank will co-organize a business forum next week
The Hunters: the small UN unit that tracked down Rwanda’s worst killers
Why stay away will not work in Zimbabwe
U.S. museums are trying to return hundreds of looted Benin treasures
Eswatini pupils leave their country’s ailing schools for SA
Turkish Airlines Launches Somalia’s Only Non-Stop Route To Europe
Guinea opposition parties reject junta’s proposed 39-month transition timeline
How Chinese lending to Africa is evolving
A sense of history and urgency as Somalia moves to elect a new president
First-Ever Modular LNG FSRU Ready for Deployment in Senegal
Micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy reduces complications at birth
Anglo American to return to Zambia with Arc Minerals copper deal
Mali court summons French Foreign Minister over passport concession allegations
International elephant corridor put at risk by killing of Botswana’s largest tuskers
Zambia must consider establishing a Lusaka metal exchange – Nkoma
Violence in Burkina Faso ‘displaces’ over 1.8M people
Great opportunities for Botswana citrus farming
Investing in nurses and midwives to achieve universal health coverage in Zambia and Malawi
Burkina Faso search party closer to men trapped in flooded mine
Namibia launches sovereign wealth fund following oil discoveries
Time to make Zambia’s relationship with China mutually beneficial…

1991 May 18: Somaliland Independence Day