Today’ headlines

Published 17 April 2017

U.S. deploys ‘a few dozen’ troops to Somalia: Pentagon

Clashes in northwestern South Sudan town kill at least 14 people

African governments could be denied IP addresses as punishment for shutting the internet

BSGR sues billionaire George Soros over loss of Guinea iron project

Vaccinations underway as meningitis kills hundreds in Nigeria

With Nigeria’s northeast facing famine, WFP funds could dry up in weeks – sources

West Africa: ECOWAS committee urges probe of counterfeit medical products

Nigeria: cult leader shot dead, five others escape with injuries in Ondo

Niger’s president orders University of Niamey campus to reopen

Mali: la force Barkhane indique avoir tué deux terroristes durant une opération

Health workers end month-long strike in Mali

Gambia: I’ll be even-handed, says Gambia’s new speaker of Parliament

2 pirates killed while trying to hijack ship near Somalia

Nigerian official gives haircuts, sparks outrage

Guinea colonel accused of trafficking as police seize his ‘private zoos’

Nigeria’s oil production falls to 1.2 million barrels

U.N. Deputy Secretary General on why democracy in Africa has a way to go

Visa for Egyptians aimed at preventing ‘terrorists’: Sudan

Migrant boats: Thousands saved off Libyan coast over Easter

Uganda troops announce withdrawal from the CAR

Japan funds $370,000 border management training for seven African countries