889 captures
15 Nov 2000 - 28 Apr 2021
About this capture
Africa News
afrol News
19 January 2011

 
  
afrol News - Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga, the AU mediator for Côte d'Ivoire, left the country noting ex-President Laurent Gbagbo was breaking promises and that time was "running out". But he managed to get Ghana to support military action.
Côte d'Ivoire
Politics
Morocco | Western Sahara
Society | Human rights
Moroccan report confirms "killing of 352 Saharawis"

afrol News - The Royal Advisory Council for Human Rights (CCDH) of Morocco in a unique report confirms the killing of 352 "disappeared" Saharawis from 1958 to 1992. Out of these, over 200 died in military bases and secret detention centres, including children.
Read more
Djibouti
Politics | Economy - Development
Djibouti desperate for energy investors

afrol News - With power consumption steadily rising, also through new businesses opening in Djibouti, electricity production remains erratic and causes increased outages. Government desperately seeks investors, new documentation reveals.
Read more
Kenya
Agriculture - Nutrition
Kenya drought could create 5 million needy

afrol News - Already, 1.6 million Kenyans are receiving food aid to compensate for drought and poor harvests. Government however warns the number could skyrocket to 5 million within a few months, as rains have kept failing.
Read more
Tunisia
Politics | Society
Little faith in Tunisian opposition

afrol News - A US Embassy cable from 2006 discussed the possible replacement of Tunisia's Dictator Zine El-Abedine Ben Ali. It left little faith in the opposition but in many ways foresaw PM Mohammed Ghannouchi's attempt to consolidate the ruling party's power and who will attempt to gain power.
Read more
Africa
Economy - Development
Stronger African growth expected in 2011-12

afrol News - The World Bank foresees economic growth continuing to be strong in Africa this and next year; probably even stronger. Investments in infrastructure are paying off and African raw materials are more demanded than ever on global markets.
Read more
Côte d'Ivoire | West Africa
Politics
Military intervention in Côte d'Ivoire could near

afrol News - West Africa's ECOWAS has threatened a military intervention in Côte d'Ivoire to oust defeated President Laurent Gbagbo, but the regional body is split. Also a firmer action by the UN peacekeeping mission is controversial.
Read more
Seychelles
Travel - Leisure | Economy - Development
Record tourist arrival numbers in Seychelles

afrol News - Seychelles set a new record for arrivals in 2010 with 174,529 visitors. This is the highest number of visitors ever recorded during a year on the tropical islands and is some 17,000 higher than in 2009.
Read more
Tunisia
Society | Politics
Who will rule Tunisia?

afrol News - In Tunisia, the revolution goes on and the protesters are determined to sweep the entire ancien régime out of government offices. But organised democratic opposition parties are weak and split, while the military forces may be waiting for their chance.
Read more
East Africa
Economy - Development
Hurry to implement East African single currency

afrol News - The five states making up the East African Community (EAC) are in a hurry to prepare for their common currency, which according to plans is to be introduced already next year. Experts now see how they can fast-track the process.
Read more
Sudan
Politics
South Sudan referendum "a success"

afrol News - Both the UN and international election observers hail last week's referendum on independence in South Sudan as a success. Meanwhile, the counting of the ballots has already started in Juba.
Read more
Madagascar
Society | Environment - Nature
Madagascar illegal logging continues

afrol News - Since Madagascar's 2009 coup, illegal logging of precious rosewood in the island's protected forests has exploded. A promise by coup President Andry Rajoelina to act to stop this logging has not been held, environmentalists say.
Read more
Background
Africa
Technology | Media | Society
Africa's social media revolution

afrol News / Africa Renewal - Lost in the excitement about Africans' enthusiastic embrace of mobile phones is the growing use of those phones to access the Internet - particularly YouTube, Facebook and other social media sites.
Read more
Africa
Travel - Leisure
Your secret African travel destinations

afrol News - During 2010, this afrol News series will present the most rewarding "secret" travel destinations in Africa, totally off the beaten track. Wondering where to go for a real African holiday experience or adventure? Follow us!
Read more
Seychelles
Society | Economy - Development
Seychelles' silent 2nd revolution

afrol News - The small island nation of Seychelles found itself in a deep crisis in 2008, which had its roots in the 1979 socialist revolution. A new economic "revolution" in 2008 however is reinventing the nation's economy, turning old truths upside-down and removing the disputed legacy of ex-Dictator France Albert René.
Read more
    Recommend this page to a friend
about afrol News | news | countries | archive | services | feed back | español 
© afrol News. Reproducing or buying afrol News' articles.
   You can contact us at mail@afrol.com
FrontpageLatest NewsGet news alertsLoginCountriesCentral AfricaEast AfricaHorn of AfricaIndian OceanNorth AfricaSouthern AfricaWest AfricaAfrica / WorldTopicsAgriculture - NutritionCulture - ArtsEconomy - DevelopmentEnvironment - NatureGay - LesbianGender - WomenHealthHuman rightsLabourMediaPoliticsScience - EducationSocietyTechnologyTravel - LeisureSatireFrom BehindArchivesBy CountryBy TopicChronologicalCurrenciesThe CompanyPress ReleasesPartner MediaContact Us