LIBERATION has proved dangerous for the residents of Tullaban, a farming hamlet on the outskirts of Mosul. Last autumn, as the push began to wrest the city from Islamic State (IS), villagers returned home to find no sign of the jihadists who had seized it back in 2014.
[IRIN] London -Three years on from the start of the West African Ebola epidemic, lessons are still being learned. And the most surprising are not coming from the scientists, but from the affected communities themselves; about how, with hardly any help, they tackled the virus and won.
[RFI] A French court sentenced a priest on Thursday to up to five years in jail after finding him guilty of sexually abusing two young boys in the Central African Republic.
[East African] The plan the African Union (AU) members to collectively withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) may suffer a setback as Nigeria and some other countries are opposed to it.
[East African] The African Union (AU) has called on the member states to prioritise agriculture to grow their economies.
[allAfrica] Despite the poor quality of the pitches and, at times, dour football, there were some spectacular goals scored in the first round of the African Nations Cup finals in Gabon.
[allAfrica] Ghana are sweating on the fitness of veteran striker Asamoah Gyan as they look ahead to Sunday’s African Nations Cup quarter-final against DR Congo in Oyem.
[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari is not ill and admitted in any hospital in London as being speculated. But he cannot be forced to speak to Nigerians, the presidency declared yesterday.
[allAfrica] Senegal are hoping to turn their first round promise into knockout stage success when they take on Cameroon in the quarterfinals of the African Nations Cup finals in Franceville on Saturday.
[allAfrica] Burkina Faso will meet Tunisia in their 2017 African Nations Cup quarter-final in Libreville on Saturday with renewed hope that they can spring a surprise at this year’s tournament.