MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria's military recaptured the northeastern town of Rann on Tuesday after it was overrun by Islamic State West Africa (ISWA) insurgents a day earlier, weeks ahead of an election in which security has become a key campaign issue.
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe will give public workers a cost of living allowance of between 5 percent and 23 percent of their monthly salary, its labour minister told Reuters on Monday against a backdrop of strikes and violent protests in the country.
HARARE (Reuters) - Soldiers patrolled Zimbabwe city streets on Tuesday as confrontations with demonstrators threatened to boil over, while banks, schools and businesses stayed shut a day after protests over the country's collapsing economy turned deadly.
KINSHASA (Reuters) - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has called an emergency meeting on Thursday in Addis Ababa to discuss Democratic Republic of Congo's disputed presidential election, an adviser to President Joseph Kabila told Reuters.
KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has criticised the telecommunications regulator after it slashed MTN Uganda's fee for renewing its telecoms licence, according to a letter seen by Reuters.
HARARE (Reuters) - Soldiers patrolled city streets on Tuesday as banks, schools and businesses stayed shut and confrontations with demonstrators threatened to boil over, a day after protests over Zimbabwe's worst economic crisis in decade turned deadly.
HARARE (Reuters) - Streets were mostly quiet on Tuesday in Zimbabwe's capital Harare and second city Bulawayo as banks, schools and businesses stayed shut, a day after deadly protests over economic hardship and a sharp increase in the price of fuel.
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Protesters in Ethiopia's northeastern Afar region have blocked the landlocked country's main route to the sea to demonstrate against surging ethnic violence, organisers said on Monday.
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia hit the former head of military-run industrial conglomerate METEC with additional corruption charges on Monday, in a complex case seen as a test of the new prime minister's anti-corruption campaign.
DAKAR (Reuters) - Ethnic violence in northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo killed at least 400 people over two days in December, a local priest and a civil society activist said on Monday, a death toll three times higher than earlier estimates.
HARARE (Reuters) - Several people were killed and some 200 arrested during protests in Zimbabwe on Monday, the government said, two days after it raised the price of fuel in an attempt to tame the worst economic crisis in a decade.
CAIRO, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi's National Energy
Company (TAQA) said its total investments had reached $30
billion held across 11 countries by the end of 2018, Emirates
state news agency (WAM) reported on Monday.
Jan 14 (Reuters) - Newmont Mining Corp said on
Monday it would buy smaller rival Goldcorp Inc for
$10 billion, creating the world's biggest gold producer in the
face of dwindling easy-to-find reserves of the precious metal.