Ethiopia

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to meet January 13 over dam dispute

More technical meetings will take place in coming weeks centred on guidelines for the filling and operation of the dam.

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to meet January 13 over dam dispute

Opinion

The secret prosecution of Nigerian journalist Jones Abiri

The case against Abiri sets a dangerous precedent, threatening freedom of the press in Nigeria.

Jonathan Rozen

by Jonathan Rozen

Jonathan Rozen

AJ Impact

Africa is borrowing like it's the 1990s - and IMF is worried

Twenty of 54 countries in sub-Saharan Africa have government debt that is at or near distressed levels, the IMF warned.

Africa is borrowing like it's the 1990s - and IMF is worried

Africa

Does Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed deserve the Nobel Prize for Peace?

Ethiopian prime minister set to receive award in Norway's capital, but his win has generated a mixed reaction.

Does Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed deserve the Nobel Prize for Peace?

AJ Impact

South Africa's record rolling blackouts raise recession risk

Troubled utility Eksom extends power curbs to fifth straight day, roiling broader economy.

South Africa's record rolling blackouts raise recession risk

AJ Impact

Africa-focused Tullow Oil loses half its value

British firm gets punished by investors after scrapping dividend over failure to meet production targets.

Africa-focused Tullow Oil loses half its value

Kenya

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko denies corruption charges in court

Sonko, who was arrested on Friday, and his associates are accused of misappropriating $3.5m of public funds.

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko denies corruption charges in court

Africa

Who are Africa's Nobel Prize winners?

A look at the continent's Nobel laureates honoured for efforts in peace, chemistry, literature, medicine and physics.

Africa's Nobel Prize winners: A list

NewsFeed

Ivorian student creates African emojis

Meet the student from Ivory Coast who has created an award-nominated African emoji app, Zouzoukwa.

Algeria

Algeria seeks heavy sentences for ex-PMs accused of corruption

First trial resulting from sweeping investigations launched after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped down in April.

Algeria seeks heavy sentences for ex-PMs accused of corruption

Kenya

Survivors found two days after Kenya building collapse

Two survivors found after a six-storey building collapsed in the Kenyan capital on Friday, authorities say.

Kenya: Survivors found two days after Nairobi building collapse

Uganda

Flooding in western Uganda kills more than a dozen

Red Cross says at least 16 bodies recovered after torrential rain causes landslides in Bundibugyo district.

Flooding in western Uganda kills more than a dozen

Planet SOS

Protecting Earth's water and life that depends on it

Planet SOS explores the battle for scarce water resources amid climate crisis. Plus, COP25 in Madrid.

Africa

Planet SOS: Fishermen say fish are disappearing

Scientists warn life in Africa's largest freshwater lake could die, if warning signs continue to be ignored.

Africa

Guinea funerals: Anti-government protesters buried

Opposition leaders say eight men were killed by security forces for speaking out against President Alpha Conde and his government.