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Hundreds of Migrants in Libya Flee Detention, Cite Hunger

PARIS – Hundreds of migrants have fled a detention center in coastal Libya and crowded overnight around a U.N. facility, saying they were denied food for weeks.

Around 450 people left Abu Salim detention center …

African Slum Map Exposes True Scale of Urban Poverty

DAKAR, SENEGAL – Urban scientists on Wednesday launched the first digital map of Africa’s sprawl of slums to expose the true scale of urban poverty and bring services to millions of people.

The “Million Neighborhoods” …

African Women in Tech Look to Artificial Intelligence

ACCRA – Artificial intelligence took center stage as African female technology experts met at Women in Tech Week in Ghana to promote women’s involvement in the field.

When Lily Edinam Botsyoe was studying computer science …

African Women in Tech Look to Artificial Intelligence

ACCRA – Artificial intelligence took center stage as African female technology experts met at Women in Tech Week in Ghana to promote women’s involvement in the field.

When Lily Edinam Botsyoe was studying computer science …

Jailed Tunisian Presidential Candidate Karoui Leaves Prison

TUNIS, TUNISIA – Tunisian presidential candidate and media mogul Nabil Karoui left a prison Wednesday where he has been jailed since August, welcomed by a crowd of joyous supporters just four days before the presidential …

Cameroon Opposition Leader, Supporters Released

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Hundreds of prisoners, including an opposition party leader, were freed Saturday in Cameroon after Cameroon President Paul Biya ordered a halt to court proceedings against them.

Supporters sang and shouted at the …

Tunisian Women Hope to Secure Gender Parity Gains in Legislative Vote

TUNIS, TUNISIA – It’s hard to miss Samira Chaouachi�she’s a regular face on local TV. She is sought after too, by foreign media this election season, as spokesperson for jailed presidential candidate Nabil Karoui’s Heart …

Tunisian Women Hope to Secure Gender Parity Gains in Legislative Vote

TUNIS, TUNISIA – It’s hard to miss Samira Chaouachi�she’s a regular face on local TV. She is sought after too, by foreign media this election season, as spokesperson for jailed presidential candidate Nabil Karoui’s Heart …