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COP27 - To Know
10/31/2022 2:36:57 PM
The natural resources that form ocean ecosystems can play a significant role in the socio-economic growth and development of nations.

World - Africa
10/30/2022 12:37:58 PM
Suspected jihadists have ambushed and killed 13 soldiers in Burkina Faso's eastern province, security sources told AFP on Sunday in the latest violence to shake the insurgency-torn west African nation.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/25/2022 8:19:07 PM
For several years, turmoil and unrest in West African countries has resulted from security breakdowns, political vacuums, domestic conflicts and deteriorating economic conditions.

COP27 - Climate change
10/22/2022 10:18:25 AM
Ocheiga Enoch isn't expecting much of a rice harvest from north-central Nigeria after floodwaters submerged his fields and those of so many other farmers this season.

COP27 - Climate change
10/12/2022 7:53:25 PM
The natural resources that form ocean ecosystems can play a significant role in the socio-economic growth and development of nations.

World - Africa
10/3/2022 2:24:06 PM
Regional mediators were headed to Burkina Faso on Monday in the wake of the West African country's second coup this year amid concern the latest power grab could further postpone elections and deepen the region's Islamic extremist violence.

World - Africa
10/2/2022 8:28:48 PM
Burkina Faso's ousted coup leader has offered his resignation as long as his security and other conditions were met, and the new junta leader who overthrew him has accepted the deal, religious leaders mediating the West African nation's latest political crisis said Sunday.

World - Africa
10/1/2022 9:27:03 PM
Gunshots rang out Saturday in Burkina Faso's capital and soldiers deployed in the streets as tensions lingered a day after military officers overthrew the man who had seized power in a coup only nine months earlier in the West African nation.

World - Africa
10/1/2022 4:34:40 PM
Soldiers blocked main roads and gunfire was heard in the capital of Burkina Faso on Saturday, as world powers condemned the second coup this year in the deeply poor and restive West African country.

World - Africa
9/22/2022 3:54:45 PM
Guinea's ruling military junta on Thursday accused the president of the West African regional bloc ECOWAS of "lies" over his call for sanctions on Conakry if it seeks a three-year transition back to civilian rule.

World - Africa
8/18/2022 8:23:30 PM
Striking electricity workers shut down Nigeria's power grid Wednesday, plunging the West African nation's more than 200 million citizens into darkness for several hours, officials said.

World - Africa
8/14/2022 4:04:29 PM
Two local rights groups on Sunday accused Burkina Faso soldiers of massacring more than 40 villagers in the country's deeply troubled north.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/9/2022 10:02:51 PM
French relations with West Africa have deteriorated, reports Karam Said, just as Turkey enjoys a growing influence there

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.

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