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Cameroon Suspending Pay for 25,000 ‘Ghost Workers’

Cameroon Suspending Pay for 25,000 ‘Ghost Workers’

YAOUNDE Cameroon says it is suspending the payment of wages to 25,000 civil servants who it says may have died or left the country, but payments to whom continue to defraud the state.

Cameroon Finance …

Cameroon Suspending Pay for 25,000 ‘Ghost Workers’

Cameroon Suspending Pay for 25,000 ‘Ghost Workers’

YAOUNDE Cameroon says it is suspending the payment of wages to 25,000 civil servants who it says may have died or left the country, but payments to whom continue to defraud the state.

Cameroon Finance …

TANZANIA TO PROBE MYSTERIOUS DEATHS OF ELEPHANTS

TANZANIA TO PROBE MYSTERIOUS DEATHS OF ELEPHANTS

DAR ES SALAAM, Wildlife officials in Tanzania have launched an investigation into the recent deaths of eight elephants from a "strange disease."

The disease, characterised by haemorrhage through the trunks that eventually leads to the …

TANZANIA TO PROBE MYSTERIOUS DEATHS OF ELEPHANTS

TANZANIA TO PROBE MYSTERIOUS DEATHS OF ELEPHANTS

DAR ES SALAAM, Wildlife officials in Tanzania have launched an investigation into the recent deaths of eight elephants from a "strange disease."

The disease, characterised by haemorrhage through the trunks that eventually leads to the …

France Drops Probe of Air Crash That Led to Rwandan Genocide

France Drops Probe of Air Crash That Led to Rwandan Genocide

PARIS French authorities have dropped a sensitive investigation into the plane crash that sparked Rwanda's 1994 genocide, citing lack of sufficient evidence.

Several people close to Rwanda's current president, Paul Kagame, had been under investigation. …

France Drops Probe of Air Crash That Led to Rwandan Genocide

France Drops Probe of Air Crash That Led to Rwandan Genocide

PARIS French authorities have dropped a sensitive investigation into the plane crash that sparked Rwanda's 1994 genocide, citing lack of sufficient evidence.

Several people close to Rwanda's current president, Paul Kagame, had been under investigation. …

More Migrants Trying to Reach Britain Via English Channel

More Migrants Trying to Reach Britain Via English Channel

PARIS French authorities said eight migrants were picked up from a stalled boat Tuesday while trying to cross the English Channel to Britain, where the government office that oversees immigration reported that almost 30 more …

More Migrants Trying to Reach Britain Via English Channel

More Migrants Trying to Reach Britain Via English Channel

PARIS French authorities said eight migrants were picked up from a stalled boat Tuesday while trying to cross the English Channel to Britain, where the government office that oversees immigration reported that almost 30 more …

Sudan’s Bashir Makes First Comments on Ongoing Protests

Sudan’s Bashir Makes First Comments on Ongoing Protests

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has made his first public comments about ongoing anti-government protests, urging citizens to reject what he called "attempts to plant frustration."

More demonstrations took place Monday in Jazeera state, south of …

PM: Anti-Jihadist Forces to be ‘Strengthened’ in Mali

PM: Anti-Jihadist Forces to be ‘Strengthened’ in Mali

BAMAKO The Malian prime minister on Sunday announced a boost to anti-jihadist operations alongside a program to disarm and reintegrate militias in the centre of the troubled country.

Without specifying the amount of investment, Soumeylou …

PM: Anti-Jihadist Forces to be ‘Strengthened’ in Mali

PM: Anti-Jihadist Forces to be ‘Strengthened’ in Mali

BAMAKO The Malian prime minister on Sunday announced a boost to anti-jihadist operations alongside a program to disarm and reintegrate militias in the centre of the troubled country.

Without specifying the amount of investment, Soumeylou …

AFRICA UNION REQUESTED BURUNDI TO WITHDRAW 1,000 TROOPS FROM SOMALIA

AFRICA UNION REQUESTED BURUNDI TO WITHDRAW 1,000 TROOPS FROM SOMALIA

ADDIS ABABA, The African Union (AU) has asked Burundi, the second largest contributor of troops to the AU force in Somalia (AMISOM), to repatriate 1,000 soldiers deployed in the Horn of Africa country by Feb …

AFRICA UNION REQUESTED BURUNDI TO WITHDRAW 1,000 TROOPS FROM SOMALIA

AFRICA UNION REQUESTED BURUNDI TO WITHDRAW 1,000 TROOPS FROM SOMALIA

ADDIS ABABA, The African Union (AU) has asked Burundi, the second largest contributor of troops to the AU force in Somalia (AMISOM), to repatriate 1,000 soldiers deployed in the Horn of Africa country by Feb …