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World - Africa
7/30/2022 9:11:28 PM
A Guinean opposition coalition on Saturday said it was calling off protests for a week following deadly clashes and a plea for calm by West Africa's regional bloc.

World - Africa
7/15/2022 3:14:01 PM
A total of 44 West African migrants seeking to reach Libya have been rescued in the desert in northern Niger, the United Nations said Thursday.

World - Africa
7/3/2022 9:29:04 PM
West African leaders on Sunday lifted financial and trade sanctions they imposed on Mali's military regime, accepting the junta's date for a March 2024 return to civilian rule, a delegate at a regional summit said.

World - Africa
6/23/2022 2:57:54 PM
The International Monetary Fund's board said Wednesday it has released nearly $216 million for Senegal after a review of its aid programs for the West African country.

World - Africa
6/19/2022 2:43:19 PM
The UN's World Food Programme warned on Sunday that refugees in East and West Africa faced smaller food rations due to a surge in demand and insufficient funding.

World - Africa
6/17/2022 7:04:17 PM
Islamic State-linked jihadists, whose power was once thought to be waning in the Sahel, have expanded their reach recently, marking their presence with an unprecedented series of civilian massacres.

World - Africa
6/5/2022 5:09:10 PM
West African leaders said on Sunday they were maintaining sanctions on Mali but could lift them if its military rulers speeded up plans to hand back power to civilians.

World - Africa
6/2/2022 5:19:47 PM
Nigeria's government has directed its state-run oil company Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to implement a deal on a gas pipeline to Europe through Morocco.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/2/2022 11:17:46 AM
Egypt has sent its sincere condolences to the Jordanian people, government and families of the victims of an armed attack on a UN peacekeeping convoy in west Africa’s Mali on Wednesday.

World - Africa
5/28/2022 7:27:18 PM
The West African state of Benin, which is threatened by the spread of jihadist violence from the Sahel, has suffered around 20 attacks, according to the first official tally of these assaults.

Life & Style - Health
5/28/2022 2:46:05 PM
The World Health Organization says nearly 200 cases of monkeypox have been reported in more than 20 countries not usually known to have outbreaks of the unusual disease, but described the epidemic as ``containable'' and proposed creating a stockpile to equitably share the limited vaccines and drugs available worldwide.

World - Region
5/24/2022 6:44:19 PM
Health authorities in the United Arab Emirates detected on Tuesday the country's first case of the monkeypox virus in a young woman who traveled from West Africa.

World - International
5/22/2022 12:42:52 PM
Britain is seeing daily infections of the rare monkeypox virus that are unconnected to any travel to West Africa, where the disease is endemic, a health official said on Sunday.

World - Africa
5/20/2022 2:00:43 PM
The U.N. is warning that 18 million people in Africa's Sahel region face severe hunger in the next three months, citing the impacts of Russia's war in Ukraine, the coronavirus pandemic, climate-induced shocks and rising costs.

World - Africa
5/16/2022 3:01:46 PM
Around 40 people, many of them civilian volunteers with the army, have been killed in suspected jihadist attacks in Burkina Faso, local sources and security officials said on Monday.

World - Africa
5/5/2022 6:18:16 PM
Defence chiefs from West Africa's ECOWAS bloc began a two-day meeting Thursday aimed at boosting military cooperation in a region that has suffered hundreds of attacks this year alone.

World - International
4/29/2022 2:32:38 PM
More than 3,000 people died or went missing in the Mediterranean and Atlantic while trying to reach Europe last year -- double the toll from 2020, the United Nations said Friday.

World - Africa
4/28/2022 11:00:00 PM
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday praised West Africa's regional bloc ECOWAS for developing what he called a "decisive" anti-coup strategy.

World - International
4/28/2022 12:02:01 AM
The High Authority for Communication of Mali announced Wednesday it is permanently suspending French media outlets Radio France International and France 24, two of the most listened to news outlets in the West African country.

World - Africa
4/6/2022 10:24:02 PM
The United States, France, and other countries pledged Wednesday to increase their financial aid to West African and Sahel countries to fight a worsening famine, during an OECD meeting.

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