Recent Africa News
PARIS - President Francois Hollande told African leaders on Wednesday France was ready to double its aid and trade to the continent over the next five years.
DIAGO, Mali - Malian authorities have found a mass grave believed to contain bodies of soldiers missing since last year, a find the nation's prosecutor said should lead to murder being added to charges against a former junta leader.
ABUJA - Nigeria's army said on Wednesday it had identified more than 500 suspected Islamist militants - including members of the security forces who had supported the insurgents - and called for them to be tried on terrorism charges.
MAPUTO - The opposition Mozambique Democratic Movement (MDM) has won three of the nation's four largest cities in local elections, emerging as a credible challenger to the ruling Frelimo party for presidential and parliamentary polls due next year.
PARIS - Mali's government and Tuareg separatists both accused France on Wednesday of not doing enough to resolve the political crisis, underscoring the difficulties Paris has in disengaging itself from its former colony.
CAIRO - Harboring grudges that date back to the ouster of Hosni Mubarak in 2011, Egypt’s Interior Ministry and police, not the army, were prime movers in overthrowing the country’s first democratically elected president, Mohamed Mursi. Full Article | Slideshow