Uganda, Rwanda Leaders Sign Pact Aimed at Ending Standoff

LUANDA – The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Wednesday signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political assassinations …

Sudan Forms 11-Member Sovereign Council, Headed by Military Leader

CAIRO – Sudan on Tuesday completed the formation of an 11-member sovereign council that will run the country for a three-year transitional period until elections, a spokesman for the ruling …

Sudan Forms 11-Member Sovereign Council, Headed by Military Leader

CAIRO – Sudan on Tuesday completed the formation of an 11-member sovereign council that will run the country for a three-year transitional period until elections, a spokesman for the ruling …

Nigerian Government Ban on Imported Furniture Boosts Local Industry

ABJUA – Cane weaving is a Nigerian art that is decades old, but the demand for imported furniture had left many involved in the craft struggling. However, a government ban …

Burkina Faso Leader Laments ‘Dark Stain’ After Attack Kills 24 Soldiers

OUAGADOUGOU – Gunmen killed 24 soldiers in an attack on an army unit in Burkina Faso, the deadliest yet in the West African nation’s fight against Islamist militants, which the …