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Ivory Coast says presidential candidate Soro plotted a coup

ABIDJAN - Guillaume Soro, a former rebel leader in Ivory Coast and a candidate in next year’s presidential election, could face life in prison...

Zambia plans to compel copper miners to account for gold

LUSAKA - Zambia plans to make copper mining companies account for the gold they produce as it seeks to boost revenue from its mineral...

Thousands mourn Algerian army chief

ALGIERS - Thousands of Algerians gathered on Wednesday for the funeral procession of the country’s powerful army chief, who fought for independence from France...

Cultural History of Ghana

Historically called the Gold Coast, Ghana is best known for its beautiful, long shore which once served as a major trading hub. The earliest...

Travel Guide: Marvellous Chobe in Botswana

Botswana is one of the few African countries that has a stable government, is rich in minerals, exquisite in natural beauty and has a...

Algeria swears in new president, protest movement debates response

ALGIERS - Algeria swore in Abdelmadjid Tebboune as president on Thursday as the Hirak protest movement debated its response to his offer of dialogue...

Rabada hails impact of “greats” Boucher and Kallis

PRETORIA - Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada says the new-look South African squad are learning fast from head coach Mark Boucher and batting consultant Jacques...

Guinea president announces constitutional referendum that could keep him in power

CONAKRY - Guinea President Alpha Conde said on Thursday that he would seek a public referendum on a new constitution, a move his...

Slain student caught in ‘web’ spun by Egyptian security services: Italian prosecutors

Giulio Regeni, an Italian student tortured and murdered in Cairo in 2016, was ensnared in a “spider’s web” spun by the Egyptian security services...

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Clement Bosko, a 31-year-old Frenchman who works in train maintenance, this week scored a lucky ticket: an appointment to get a COVID-19 vaccination. "I want...

Peru election race tightens again as conservatives gain ground

Peru's polarized presidential election race is tightening further, an opinion poll showed on Friday, with socialist candidate Pedro Castillo's lead being trimmed by right-wing...

Ohio city reaches $10 million settlement over police killing of Andre Hill

The city of Columbus, Ohio said on Friday that it reached a $10 million settlement with the family of Andre Hill, an unarmed Black...

Chip shortage to hit about 100,000 Mazda vehicles in 2021

Mazda Motor Corp (7261.T) said on Friday it expects a semiconductor crunch to affect around 100,000 of the Japanese automaker's vehicles globally during the...