Health services at public hospitals and health centers in Mali have been paralyzed by an ongoing health workers' strike, which has left millions of people stranded.
- Monday, 13 March 2017 11:38
Cairo's population is set to grow by 500,000 this year, more than any other city in the world, adding to the pressure on an Egyptian economy struggling to recover from six years of political turmoil.
- Tuesday, 07 March 2017 17:38
European Union (EU) border management agency, Frontex will set up a base in Niger later this year to step up its efforts to ensure fewer people get to European shores.
- Wednesday, 15 February 2017 11:17
Egypt's most famous export, the silky soft cotton prized by makers of luxury bedding and clothing, has become so scarce as production has fallen that most supplies sold under its brand name last year were fake.
- Friday, 03 February 2017 15:47
Italy and the European Union (EU) have pledged to finance migrant camps in Libya run by the U.N.-backed government, an agreement showed on Friday, 3 February, as part of a wider European Union drive to stem immigration from Africa.
- Monday, 30 January 2017 13:56
Tunisia needs around $2.85 bn in external financing this year and plans to issue a Sukuk Islamic bond worth around $500m to help cover the deficit, Finance Minister Lamia Zribi told Reuters on Monday.