Africa today at a glance


Atlantic pipeline deal

Nigeria and Morocco agree to go ahead with a proposed pipeline transporting gas to the North African kingdom along the Atlantic coast.

New Madagascar government

Madagascar’s new unity government to be unveiled, one week following the naming of the Premier Christian Louis Ntsay.

SA workers strike

South African civil servants go on strike after failed wage negotiations with the government.

Migrants at risk

Italy blocks a rescue vessel carrying 629 migrants in the Mediterranean. Italy is the main entry for migrants crossing from North Africa to Europe.

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