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One night in 2004, an AFP reporter in The Gambia was shot dead
In 2004, an army hit squad in The Gambia drew up in front of Deyda Hydara, an AFP correspondent, and gunned him down. The killing…
Slain AFP reporter’s son hails arrest of Gambian linked to case
The son of AFP correspondent Deyda Hydara, who was gunned down in The Gambia in 2004, on Wednesday welcomed news that one of the men…
Gambian held in Germany suspected of link to AFP reporter murder
A Gambian man has been remanded in custody in Germany on suspicion he was part of an army hit squad under the orders of ex-Gambian…
Slain AFP reporter’s son hails arrest of Gambian linked to case
The son of AFP correspondent Deyda Hydara, who was gunned down in The Gambia in 2004, on Wednesday welcomed news that one of the journalist’s…
Gambian held in Germany suspected of link to AFP reporter murder
A Gambian man has been remanded in custody in Germany on suspicion he was part of an army hit squad under the orders of ex-Gambian…
Sudan’s Bashir in court for graft trial: AFP
Sudan’s deposed military leader Omar al-Bashir, who ruled the country for 30 years, arrived in court Monday in Khartoum for the start of his trial…
AFP and Reuters journalists detained covering Sudan protests
Journalists working for Agence France-Presse and Reuters were among three reporters being held by Sudanese authorities on Thursday a day after they were arrested covering…
AFPTV Agenda for the week ahead
WASHINGTON, NOVEMBER 9, 2017 (AFP) – We plan to file the following videos over the coming week. Please consult the daily advisories for additions and…
Afghan TV station targeted by Taliban wins AFP award
Independent Afghan TV news station TOLO picked up the 2016 Agence France-Presse Kate Webb prize Thursday for its fearless reporting in one of the world’s…
Santos confident Colombians will say ‘yes’ to peace: AFP interview
Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos says he is certain his government’s peace deal with FARC rebels will be approved in an October 2 referendum because…
Transcript of exclusive AFP interview with Syria’s Assad
In the following AFP interview with Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, the questions were asked in French and he replied in Arabic. Question 1: How do…
‘I am a prisoner of conscience’: pro-Biafra leader tells AFP
A pro-Biafra leader whose arrest sparked a wave of protests across Nigeria’s southeast has told AFP from jail he is a “prisoner of conscience” and…
Senegal forces Chad dictator to appear as atrocities trial begins: AFP
Chadian former dictator Hissene Habre was led by force into the dock on Monday as his trial began in Senegal for atrocities committed during his…
Sudan’s Bashir arrives in Khartoum from S.Africa: AFP
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in Khartoum from Johannesburg Monday, an AFP correspondent said, after a court ordered him not to leave as it decided…
Sudan’s Bashir arrives in Khartoum from S.Africa: AFP
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in Khartoum from Johannesburg Monday, an AFP correspondent said, after a court ordered him not to leave as it decided…
Ex-I.Coast leader launches new quest for presidency
Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo on Sunday launched a new political party he hopes will return him to the presidency. Gbagbo, with a decade-long…
Pro-army protesters rally again in tense Sudan
Hundreds of pro-military Sudanese protesters rallied for a second day Sunday, aggravating what Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok called the “worst and most dangerous crisis” of…
New Japan PM sends offering to controversial Yasukuni shrine
Japan’s new prime minister on Sunday sent a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni shrine that honours war dead and is seen by neighbouring countries…
Algeria rejects ‘colonialist thought’ over historical ties with France
Algeria’s president called Saturday for an approach free of “colonialist thought” on historical issues between his country and France, in a message marking the 60th…