Algeria has once again rejected any normalization of relations with the Israeli regime, saying that Algiers is prepared to host a meeting of Palestinian factions as part of its efforts to support the Palestinian cause.
South African Minister of International Relations Naledi Pandor said her country is “as surprised as its Iranian friends” after learning about the American news website Politico’s report of a “plot” by Tehran to kill the US envoy to the African nation.
With three of the eight candidates to become the next leader of the World Trade Organization (WTO) coming from Africa, BBC Africa business editor Zawadi Mudibo looks at what difference having one of them at the helm would make for the continent.
Mali's junta, which seized power two weeks ago, will hold transition talks with political parties and civil society groups this weekend following mounting pressure for a quick handover to civilian rule.
Mali’s military junta and regional mediators on Monday discussed the make-up and goals of an interim administration following an Aug. 18 coup, rather than the possibility of reinstating the ousted president, sources familiar with the talks said.
Libya’s Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA), which is internationally recognized but controls only the western part of the country, announced a cease-fire on Friday, a statement from its leadership said.
China’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that the country opposes regime change by force, after Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita resigned and dissolved parliament hours after mutinying soldiers detained him at gunpoint.