[UN News] Five United Nations peacekeepers were killed in an ambush in central Mali earlier today, with another 'blue helmet' seriously injured, according to preliminary information reported by the country's UN mission, which deplored the "heinous act of terrorism" as all the more shocking because it occurred on the day set aside for […]
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -An Egyptian court acquitted on Sunday a TV anchorwoman after accepting her appeal against a prison sentence on charges of defamation and infringement of personal privacy for airing personal photos of a guest on her show without her permission.
[Citizen] Abidjan -The African Development Bank (AfDB) plans to expand its trade finance products across the continent in coming years as it seeks to bridge the existing funding gap to support trade transactions.
[Radio Dabanga] Nuba Mountains -The Sudanese Air Force has continued its air raids on civilian targets in South Kordofan's Nuba Mountains. This week, a school was hit, and a teacher injured. The Sudan Troika has called for an end to the violence.
[East African] In his inaugural speech after taking office on September 1, 2015, the African Development Bank president Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina laid out the five priority areas that the Bank will focus on to advance Africa's transformative agenda in the next 10 years.
[East African] African countries face new hurdles in their quest to turn on the lights for about 621 million people as global financiers become increasingly reluctant to fund non-renewable energy projects.