YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Cameroon's president on Tuesday warned Anglophone separatists to lay down their arms or face the full force of the law, a day after dozens of schoolchildren were abducted in the rebel region.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday that closing down struggling state-owned South African Airways (SAA) could collapse the country's public finances as the government would have to service its debts immediately.
(Reuters) - Governments of 10 countries joined philanthropists and the European Commission on Tuesday to pledge $1 billion to a World Bank-backed fund for improving health and nutrition among millions of women and children in poor countries.
TEL AVIV (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the concrete bowels of a vast bus station in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, a group of children gathers in the evening to play and dance to songs blaring from a CD player.
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian trade unions and the government agreed to a new minimum wage proposal on Tuesday, in an attempt to avert a planned nationwide strike following threats to shutdown Africa's biggest economy, a union official said.
BANJUL/DAKAR (Reuters) - France flexed its muscles in West Africa on Monday granting millions of euros in aid to Gambia to support its democratic transition amid fears of regional instability and took aim at Russia over its "opportunist" role in Central African Republic.
TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed named 10 new ministers on Monday in a cabinet reshuffle he hopes will inject fresh blood into his government which has been widely criticised for failing to fix an economic crisis.
(Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council is considering lifting sanctions on Eritrea next week after a rapprochement with Ethiopia, although some members want to maintain some diplomatic pressure to ensure a dispute with Djibouti is resolved, diplomats said on Monday.
GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization is releasing more than a million doses of yellow fever vaccine from its emergency stockpile after the deadly mosquito-borne disease killed 10 people in southwestern Ethiopia, a WHO report said on Monday.
ROME, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Italy's real-life soap opera, the
relationship between Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini and
television star Elisa Isoardi, reached its last episode on
Monday when she said goodbye by posting a selfie of them in bed.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Members of South African trade union Solidarity at struggling state-owned arms firm Denel have rejected a proposal to cut their salaries by around 20 percent from the end of November, the union said on Monday.
BANJUL (Reuters) - France gave 30 million euros ($34 million) of aid to Gambia on Monday as part of efforts to support its democratic transition and ensure stability in a region Paris deems vital to its interests.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - South African police on Monday arrested a Danish woman accused of stealing 111 million crowns ($17 million) of Danish government funds intended for the most vulnerable in society, the Danish state prosecutor for financial crime said.