# africa - Today’s News
# africa - Tuesday 22 July, 2014
It’s designed to help doctors on the ground in remote parts of Africa.
# africa - Saturday 19 July, 2014
A total of 2,599 people died by gunshot, machete attacks or grenades in a six-month period.
# africa - Sunday 13 July, 2014
# africa - Friday 11 July, 2014
The new mobile surgical training unit simulators and can be used by up to ten trainees at any one time.
# africa - Thursday 10 July, 2014
CITES says that the number of elephants killed in the past three years is “far exceeding” the number born.
# africa - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
The militant group has been holding over 200 schoolgirls captive since mid-April.
# africa - Sunday 22 June, 2014
The Central African Republic doesn’t stir associations like Liberia or Egypt, and this anonymity is contributing to human suffering of catastrophic proportions.
# africa - Monday 16 June, 2014
The banana may look like other bananas but on the inside it’s a whole other story.
Authorities are blaming al-Shabab, Somalia’s al-Qaida-linked terror group, for the attack at Mpeketoni.
# africa - Saturday 14 June, 2014
Distressing images. Satao was one last surviving of the ‘great tuskers’.
# africa - Sunday 1 June, 2014
Meriam Ibrahim was condemned to death by flogging and hanging for marrying a Christian man.
# africa - Wednesday 28 May, 2014
At least 1,000 sub-Saharan Africans had joined in the pre-dawn attempt to enter Melilla, one of two Spanish-held cities on the northern coast of Africa.
# africa - Sunday 25 May, 2014
The longer one stays in Ireland and gets to know Irish people, the nuances and craic and communities.
# africa - Saturday 24 May, 2014
As an orphan in Uganda, I was faced with a lot of challenges growing up. But when I moved to Ireland my life changed: I felt safe.
# africa - Friday 23 May, 2014
# africa - Thursday 22 May, 2014
Africa Day celebrations are taking place nationwide this weekend. Here, entrepreneur Timi Martins talks about being an entrepreneur in Ireland.
# africa - Wednesday 21 May, 2014
Africa Day celebrations are taking place nationwide. Here, student and dancer Onai Tafuma writes about her life in Ireland.
# africa - Tuesday 20 May, 2014
Africa Day celebrations are taking place nationwide this week. Here, writer and broadcaster Carol Azams writes about her life in Ireland.
The crisis in South Sudan is now at a tipping point – we cannot afford to wait. The history books will pass their judgement on how we now react.
# africa - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
Meanwhile, a regional governor has said that all of the girls shown in a video release by the militant group had been identified as students in the school attacked last month.
# africa - Monday 12 May, 2014
Kilkenny’s Richard Mosse was this evening announced as the winner of Deutsche Börse Photography Prize.
The option of changing his defence to one of “diminished responsibility” was raised during the Olympian’s trial today.
# africa - Saturday 10 May, 2014
President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar met yesterday, prayed together, and agreed that “all hostile activities will stop”.
# africa - Monday 5 May, 2014
South Sudan is already predicting that 50,000 children under five could die of hunger before the year is out.
# africa - Friday 25 April, 2014
It was the biggest ever haul of heroin ever seized at sea.
# africa - Wednesday 23 April, 2014
The train crashed in the southeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Bodies are being being buried after being taken from the wreckage, as there is no morgue in the area….
# africa - Tuesday 22 April, 2014
There are clear signs of impending famine in South Sudan – immediate, focused humanitarian efforts are needed to prevent imminent disease and starvation.
# africa - Friday 18 April, 2014
48 bodies were recovered from inside the base, which is sheltering thousands of displaced civilians. The bodies of ten attackers were found outside.
# africa - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
In marking the 20th Anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, we should also look to conflicts in Central African Republic and South Sudan, writes Joe Costello TD.
# africa - Tuesday 8 April, 2014
The atmosphere in Rwanda as it remembers its horrific genocide of 20 years ago has been equal parts sombre and hopeful, writes Karen Power.
# africa - Friday 4 April, 2014
Nearly one million people died in 100 days during the Rwandan genocide – an atrocity on a scale that horrified the world. But, asks John Fitzsimons, what have we really learned?
# africa - Tuesday 1 April, 2014
Meanwhile, Senegal has closed border crossings to Guinea “until further notice” in an attempt to contain the deadly virus.
# africa - Friday 28 March, 2014
Hundreds of Irish volunteers arrived in Cape Town last week to help build new classrooms for the children.
# africa - Thursday 27 March, 2014
An outbreak of the virus has killed dozens of people in the West African nation’s southern forests.
# africa - Monday 24 March, 2014
A court has sentenced the Morsi supporters to death, most of whom are on the run.
# africa - Sunday 23 March, 2014
Police also rescued several severely malnourished people found wandering nearby. It’s reported that others were found alive, shackled inside.
There’s no treatment or vaccine available for the disease — which is transmitted by contact with blood, faeces, sweat, sexual contact or unprotected handling of contaminated corpses.
# africa - Saturday 22 March, 2014
Today is World Water Day…but clean tap water is a pipe dream for 780 million people across the globe.
The teenagers and young women were found in a house that was stormed in the Akute district.
# africa - Friday 21 March, 2014
The Niall Mellon Township Trust is aiming to help 10,000 pupils by the end of this year.