The world climate conference ended on Sunday with a historic agreement on aid to poor countries and a stalemate in the fight against global warming. ... Should Africa be rejoicing after the high-level meeting in Sharm El-Sheikh?
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A fraught UN summit wrapped up Sunday with a landmark deal on funding to help vulnerable countries cope with devastating climate impacts -- but ... also anger over a failure to be more ambitious on cutting emissions.
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President Emmanuel Macron has accused Russia of feeding anti-French propaganda in Africa to serve "predatory" ambitions in troubled African nations, ... where France has suffered military setbacks and a wider loss of influence over recent years.
In an unprecedented move, furious Uganda government officials last week summoned donors – who have refused to give them money directly – ... to account for funds they have invested in the country’s ebola response. The donor community has mobilised about $40m with more than $30m coming from the US government. It comes as Ebola cases have spread to the east of Kampala, in Jinja, the first case recorded in the region.
Mauritania is set to become a major natural gas producer in late 2023 thanks to the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim offshore project with Senegal. Wary ... of the dangers such a promise can bring, President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani is trying to manage expectations