Libya's 280,000-barrels-per-day (bpd) Sharara oilfield, the OPEC member's largest, remained offline on Wednesday despite efforts to restart it the previous day, Libyan oil sources told Reuters.  Full story
Kenya's newly elected legislators, who can earn as much as $10,000 a month in salary and perks, will oppose cuts by the wage-setting body that will turn them into "beggars", a parliamentary service commission member said on Wednesday.  Full story
At least eight people died and others were injured in Guinea when a portion of a rubbish landfill site collapsed on houses on the outskirts of the capital, Conakry, in torrential rain, police and government officials said on Tuesday.  Full story
Banking and insurance company employees in Mali launched a three-day strike on Monday in protest at what union leaders said was the unfair dismissal of one of their members.  Full story
The maximum price of the best Kenyan tea grade, Best Broken Pekoe Ones (BP1s), rose at this week's auction, Africa Tea. . .  Full story
Ghana's producer price inflation fell to 2.0 percent year-on-year in July from a revised 3.2 percent the month before, the statistics. . .  Full story
Nigeria plans to raise 193.14 billion naira ($614 mln) worth of treasury bills at an auction on Aug. 30, the central. . .  Full story
Uganda's coffee exports jumped 59 percent last month from a year earlier after good weather conditions this year boosted the crop,. . .  Full story
Tunisia's tourism revenues have risen 19 percent so far this year, reflecting a recovery in a vital sector crippled two years ago by attacks on foreign holidaymakers.. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] Equity Group Holdings, one of Kenya's top lenders by assets, reported a drop in first-half pretax profit, blaming a fall in interest income after the government capped rates.. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] Botswana's central bank left its benchmark lending rate unchanged at 5.5 percent on Tuesday, saying the outlook for price stability was positive with inflation expected to remain with its target range. . .  Full story
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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday he would stop separatist activists spreading unrest, seeking to reassert his hold on power after returning from his second stint of medical leave this year.. . .  Full story
An Angolan opposition party, CASA-CE, said on Monday it will use a computer program to minimize the chances of ballot-rigging in next Wednesday's election.. . .  Full story
South Sudan has grounded planes belonging to United Nations peacekeepers in a dispute over control of the airport in the capital Juba, the government said on Monday.. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] Rain and sun in most of Ivory Coast's biggest cocoa-growing regions last week will improve the size and quality of the main crop in the world's top producer, farmers said.. . .  Full story
Two protesters were killed and 13 others wounded in Togo on Saturday when security forces opened fire to break up demonstrations against the ruling Gnassingbe family dynasty, the security ministry said.. . .  Full story
The presidential candidate of Angola’s ruling MPLA party, Joao Lourenco, closed his electoral campaign on Saturday, telling his supporters that no other party could guarantee the stability of the country.. . .  Full story
A landslide in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo likely killed more than 200 people, based on estimates from the number of households submerged, the vice governor of affected Ituri province said on Friday.. . .  Full story
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[IMAGE] More than 100 girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in the Nigerian town of Chibok in 2014 are ready to return to normal life after being released and receiving. . .  Full story
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[IMAGE] Transactions on Nigeria's stock market rose 7.13 percent to 220.27 billion naira ($699.3 million) in June from a month earlier, lifted by increased flows from foreign investors, stock exchange data showed. . .  Full story
Forty people have been killed in a landslide in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Pacifique Keta, the vice governor of Ituri province, said on Thursday.. . .  Full story
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[IMAGE] Facing the threat of disease, Sierra Leone on Wednesday began burying hundreds of victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on the edge of the capital, one of Africa's worst. . .  Full story
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Nigeria's production cost per barrel of crude oil is down to $23, the state oil company said on Wednesday, after the country last month said the cost was $29 a barrel, one of the. . .  Full story
Angola's crude oil exports in October are set to hit a 13-month high of 1.7 million barrels per day (bpd), a revised programme showed on Wednesday.. . .  Full story
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[IMAGE] Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast had reached around 1,925,000 tonnes by Aug. 13 since the start of the season on Oct. 1, up from 1,444,000 tonnes in. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] Rescue workers have recovered nearly 400 bodies from a mudslide in the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, the chief coroner said on Tuesday, as morgues struggled to find space for. . .  Full story

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