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UNESCO adds Djerba in Tunisia to world heritage list

Ancient ruins, whitewashed villages, mosques, churches and synagogues: the heritage of the tourist island of Djerba in southern Tunisia was included on UNESCO's world...

EU voices “solidarity” with French envoy in Niger

The European Union's top diplomat on Monday (Sep. 18) voiced solidarity with France's ambassador to Niger, who has faced intense pressure after refusing to...

Egyptian poet attempts suicide in prison

A dissident Egyptian poet, Galal al-Behairy, in prison since 2018, attempted suicide four days after starting a new hunger strike, an association of writers...

Chad: Revision of the electoral register comes to an end

No queues, no jostling in front of this registration centre in the 3rd arrondissement. And yet, in a few hours' time, the revision of...

Libya: Vaccination campaign launched in flood-ravaged Derna, search efforts ongoing

One week following torrential rain in eastern Libya and the collapse of two dams which caused the most destruction, survivors face new challenges. Local officials,...

Niger strengthens positions on border with Benin

A large crowd hails soldiers as a convoy passes through Gaya on September 13, Niger's closest city to Benin, on its southern border. Cheers,...

Sudanese armed forces enlist more civilians

Sudan's army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan said in early July that the army is ready to "receive and equip" voluntary fighters. On September 6, civilians...

EU sends aid to Libya as devastating floods death toll rise to over 11, 000

A spokesperson for the European Union confirmed on Thursday the aid the bloc has provided to Libya after an unusually strong storm caused deadly...

AEDC gives reason for power outage in FCT

Abuja Electricity Distribution Company has said the power outage experienced in the capital city is due to a grid collapse. AEDC made this known in...

France in Mali has made it possible to “contain” terrorism, assures Elisabeth Borne

The past presence of French soldiers in Mali, where hostilities have resumed between armed groups and the junta in power, has made it possible...

Pope Francis Pray for Morocco and LIbya

Pope Francis used his weekly audience to pray for the victims of the flooding in Libya and for the people of Morocco hit by...

DRC: 2 weeks after the army killings, families in the morgue

Two weeks after the killing of more than 50 civilians in Goma, in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), attributed to...

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