The East African Community (EAC) was vociferous in promising a regional force to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), its newest member state, in order to quell tensions amid armed groups in the eastern part of the country. But the promises have not been followed with action
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YAMOUSSOUKRO, Ivory Coast (AP) — Former German Chancellor Angela Merkel received a UNESCO peace prize Wednesday for her decision to welcome more than 1.2 million migrants to Germany despite resistance at home and among European partners.
[Daily News] THE government through Arusha Regional Commissioner John Mongela has agreed to offer a ten-acre plot of land for the construction of the first ever University status institution in Africa-Energy Regulation Centre of Excellence (ERCE) in Arusha.
Can Bukola Saraki win back the Governor's seat for the family dynasty in Kwara State? Or will Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq hold on, banking on the strength of the ruling APC? Source
Africa: Malkia Strikers Making Africa Proud, Cavb Boss Remarks in Reference to Continent's Steady Growth
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- African teams have for donkey years had to contend with playing second fiddle to their European, Asian and South American match adversaries.
Christian Atsu's agent says the footballer's whereabouts are unknown, a day after it was reported he was pulled from the rubble of a building "with injuries" after the Turkey earthquakes.
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — A driver whose car hit and killed a Rwandan investigative journalist has pled guilty and has been fined by a court.Moise Emmanuel Bagirishya was fined $920 for involuntary manslaughter, three weeks after the crash which killed John William Ntwali.
LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — Eight Croatians rearrested in Zambia will face new charges of child trafficking and are expected to appear in court on Thursday, a Zambian official announced.Earlier this week a court dropped child trafficking charges against the eight — four couples — and ordered them to leave the country within 48 hours.
[Concord] On the morning of 4th February, 2023, Mr. Ding Shichao, President of China Kingho Group, accompanied the ambassadors and diplomatic staff from more than 10 African countries, including South Africa, Senegal, Benin, Rwanda, Mali, Madagascar, Malawi, Uganda, Lesotho and
Several former African prime ministers and foreign ministers have signed a text calling for the SADR to be expelled from the African Union. Although the idea for this campaign was born during the MEDays 2022 forum, held last November in Tangiers, its chances of success are slim
Despite a difficult global economic environment last year, which saw funding opportunities for technology start-ups and fintechs limited in most major markets, Africa’s tech ecosystem grew in 2022. Source
The deadline to stop using old naira notes was Friday but banks did not have enough new currency.
This Swiss-Cameroonian radical activist, who has made the denunciation of the former colonial power her hobbyhorse, is accused of being a pawn of Russia in its offensive on the continent. Source
Delayed for several days, the arrest of businessman Jean-Pierre Amougou Belinga finally took place on 6 February. Source
Bans on the export of raw materials are a possible tool for Gabon as it seeks progress towards higher value-added trade, minister for investment promotion and public-private partnerships Hugues Mbadinga Madiya tells The Africa Report. Source
Tension is rising between Zimbabwe and Zambia over the mismanagement of water used for electricity generated by Kariba Dam which has left the two nations struggling with power shortages. Source
A Togolese and Nigerian survivors say the situation, following the earthquake in Turkey, was apocalyptic.
[WHO] Geneva -- The formula milk industry's marketing tactics are exploitative and urgent clampdowns are needed to tackle misleading claims and political interference, according to a new three-paper series published in The Lancet today. Industry influence - which includes
[Cosafa] With the African Nations Championship (CHAN) a thing of the past, next on the horizon in terms of CAF competitions is the Under-20 Cup of Nations that will be staged in Egypt from Feb. 19-March 11 and features two COSAFA nations.
[Leadership] The year 2022 started with military takeover of government in Burkina Faso in January, followed by a reported putsch in Guinea Bissau in February, which President Umaro Sissoco Embalo said he survived, with both events reinforcing the troubling resurgence of
[The Conversation Africa] Improving surgical care for women in low- and middle-income countries is a global health priority. It's also critical for sustainable development because of the critical role women play in macro-economic growth, community well-being, and as part of the
[The Conversation Africa] The opening days of Black History Month 2023 have coincided with controversy about the teaching and broader meaning of African American studies.
[The Conversation Africa] Beyoncé announced her highly anticipated Renaissance World Tour on the first day of Black History Month - an annual observance in the US that honours the African diaspora. Social media erupted and ticketing websites crashed briefly as fans worldwide
[African Union] Addis Ababa -- The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat expresses his deep shock and sorrow, alongside the world community, with the governments and peoples of Türkiye and Syria, as the extreme magnitude of the catastrophic
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — New clashes Tuesday between protesters and security forces in southern Nigeria left at least one person injured, amid demonstrations against a cash shortage caused by the West African nation's push to rapidly phase out its old currency notes.
Amid Russia's isolation, its friendship with Mali blossoms, but has it stopped jihadist violence?