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E.g., 2017-04-29

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AFP - 3/2/17

Lesotho's prime minister lost a no-confidence vote in parliament on Wednesday, deepening the political uncertainty in the mountain kingdom ahead of an election likely...

AFP - 2/14/17

The former prime minister of Lesotho returned to the landlocked mountain kingdom on Sunday, pledging to win back power two years after fleeing in fear of his life....

AFP - 9/9/16

Across the rough grasslands of Lesotho, jockeys wearing wool balaclavas and scruffy old helmets urge their horses towards the finishing post as hundreds of spectators...

AFP - 8/14/16

For farmer Mohlakoane Molise, the view of the enormous Katse dam from his smallholding high in the mountains of Lesotho taunts him daily.

His country is...

Reuters (Eng) - 1/21/16

Africa's small farmers, more than half of whom buy their seeds from local informal markets, need access to improved seeds that can yield more food and cope with...

Reuters (Eng) - 11/20/15

THE HAGUE— The International Criminal Court faced calls to change its approach in Africa or face losing some of its largest members as Kenya and South Africa joined...

Reuters (Eng) - 11/12/15

The European Union has offered African states a range of aid as well as easier visa access and lower costs for migrants sending cash home in return for help to curb...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/26/15

India hosts its biggest-ever Africa summit this week as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to challenge China's dominance on a continent that is blessed with vast...

AFP - 10/22/15

The wife of a Danish man who was caught in South Africa last month with 21 pieces of female genitalia in his freezer has been killed in Lesotho, police said Thursday...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/19/15

Pope Francis will meet slum dwellers and refugees and call for dialogue between Christians and Muslims when he visits Kenya, Uganda and Central African Republic next...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/15/15

China slapped a one-year ban on African ivory hunting trophy imports, the state forestry authority said on Thursday ahead of a trip by President Xi Jinping to Britain...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/6/15

Facebook Inc said it would launch a satellite in partnership with France's Eutelsat Communications to bring Internet access to large parts of sub-Saharan Africa....

Reuters (Eng) - 9/23/15

Washington - The United States and India on Tuesday agreed to train troops in six African countries before they are deployed to UN peacekeeping missions, US Secretary...

Reuters (Eng) - 9/16/15

Kellogg Co (K.N) is setting up a joint venture with the African arm of Singapore's Tolaram Group to bolster its breakfast and snack food offerings in West Africa....

Reuters (Eng) - 9/3/15

A boat containing around 40 African migrants including a toddler girl landed on a beach on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria, sea rescue services said on Wednesday...

Xinhuanet - 7/21/15

The Southern African Development Community yesterday convened a meeting of its Ministerial Committee of the Organ (MCO) on Politics, Defence and Security Co-operation...

Reuters (Eng) - 7/1/15

Cape Town – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who is also the current Southern African Development Community (SADC) chair, is reportedly "very concerned" about the...

Reuters (Eng) - 6/17/15

Swiss food and drinks company Nestle (NESN.VX) is cutting 15 percent of its workforce in 21 African countries, the company confirmed on Wednesday.

A Nestle...

Reuters (Eng) - 6/13/15

London — Protecting the world's dwindling forests and making small farms more productive will cost hundreds of billions of dollars annually - money governments and...

Reuters (Eng) - 6/6/15

Barcelona — African governments should aim to increase power generation 10-fold to give all their people access to electricity by 2030, an effort that would require a...

AFP - 5/21/15

Lesotho's opposition leader has fled the country for the second time in a year, he said Thursday, claiming that he was at risk of assassination after being voted out...

Reuters (Eng) - 5/21/15

Chinese fishing boats have been illegally fishing off West Africa, Greenpeace said on Wednesday, adding that Chinese companies expanded operations in Africa from 13...

Reuters (Eng) - 4/22/15

(Reuters) - Leaders of Asian and African nations called on Wednesday for a new global order that is open to emerging economic powers and leaves the "obsolete ideas"...

Reuters (Eng) - 4/8/15

(Reuters) - The head of the African Union has urged the United Nations to add human rights monitoring to the tasks of its peacekeeping mission in the disputed North...

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