# africa - Yesterday’s News
# africa - Wednesday 15 February, 2017
The UK foreign secretary refused to answer questions on his views of colonialism.
# africa - Sunday 29 January, 2017
More than 200,000 people still get leprosy every year.
# africa - Thursday 19 January, 2017
Yesterday a department official confirmed that it was making contact with “the very small number of Irish citizens” who were in the country.
# africa - Wednesday 18 January, 2017
Tour operators have begun evacuating tourists.
# africa - Monday 16 January, 2017
The priest had even given a date.
# africa - Friday 23 December, 2016
The country’s inflation is running at 18.5%, driven by higher food prices partly caused by a ban on rice imports.
# africa - Saturday 17 December, 2016
He has led the country for 36 years.
# africa - Friday 2 December, 2016
The 22-year-rule of Yahya Jammeh has ended.
# africa - Friday 21 October, 2016
The Global Youth Development Index ranks countries in terms of prospects and opportunities for young people.
# africa - Sunday 16 October, 2016
On Friday, Rwanda inaugurated a drone operation that its backers hope will kickstart a revolution in the supply of medical care in rural parts of
Three piece suits are often the order of the day.
# africa - Friday 14 October, 2016
# africa - Tuesday 11 October, 2016
The Bóthar Ark has flown with a cargo of Irish-donated animals which will be presented to farming families in Rwanda.
# africa - Sunday 11 September, 2016
Inmates at Luzira have access to spiritual seminars and counselling.
# africa - Friday 2 September, 2016
The World Health Organisation has declared the virus a global public health emergency.
# africa - Sunday 14 August, 2016
Yes lawnmower. Or paramotor to give it its proper title. Oisín Creagh’s peculiar journey should take about a month.
# africa - Friday 5 August, 2016
The ANC has even lost control of the municipality of Nelson Mandela Bay.
# africa - Friday 15 July, 2016
Those who fled the latest violence described a campaign of wanton destruction.
# africa - Sunday 10 July, 2016
The three are among 260 staff from Concern Worldwide in the country.
“The Imam and those that preside over the marriage ceremony would also be sent to jail. If you want to know whether what I am saying is true or not, try it tomorrow and see.”
# africa - Tuesday 14 June, 2016
A new UNICEF report is highlighting the treacherous journeys of the world’s migrant and refugee children.
# africa - Tuesday 31 May, 2016
Oisín Creagh has been flying paramotors for the last ten years.
# africa - Saturday 30 April, 2016
An estimated $100m worth of illegal ivory is being torched.
# africa - Monday 18 April, 2016
A jeep in her motorcade hit the boy. She offered the boy’s family ‘profound condolences and our grief and heartbreak’.
# africa - Thursday 31 March, 2016
His family reportedly abandoned him because they thought he was a witch.
# africa - Thursday 24 March, 2016
Extreme forms of mutilation can lead to difficulties in menstruation, painful intercourse, incontinence and infertility.
# africa - Thursday 10 March, 2016
A coincidence reunited the girl with her biological family.
# africa - Saturday 6 February, 2016
There are over 140 million girls and woman across the world with cut genitals and this dangerous and painful practice continues today.
# africa - Friday 29 January, 2016
The mother of a 15-year-old boy who was shot in the head as he ran to take refuge has no idea where the boy’s body is.
# africa - Sunday 17 January, 2016
The couple have lived in Burkina Faso for over 40 years.
# africa - Friday 27 November, 2015
The figures from UNICEF show it to be the number two cause of death among teenagers worldwide.
# africa - Wednesday 18 November, 2015
Dr Emmanuel Edet engaged in charity work for children in the developing world, while keeping a Nigerian “house boy” trapped in his home.
# africa - Wednesday 4 November, 2015
The jobs will be created in the technology and business sectors.
# africa - Thursday 29 October, 2015
African Union has accused South Sudanese forces of extreme violence since the country’s civil war began nearly two years ago. # africa - Friday 16 October, 2015
A German national paid the equivalent of €53,000 for a permit to land the bull elephant.
# africa - Friday 9 October, 2015
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Fota Wildlife Park is looking for your help.
# africa - Monday 28 September, 2015
The country’s interim government was restored earlier this week after a week-long coup.
# africa - Thursday 17 September, 2015
The explosion happened in the South Sudanese city of Maridi.
# africa - Thursday 10 September, 2015
The country is producing around 4,000 migrants every single month.