Dakar Forum set to spur dialogue on Africa’s post-COVID-19 future

Building sustainable peace and stability in Africa through improved understanding of the challenges of stability and emergence in a post-COVID-19 world will be the...

Coronavirus: United States donates 1,552,590 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to Ethiopia

The U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia is pleased to announce the arrival of 1,552,590 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, which the United States shares with...

100 people die in fighting between Islamist, army in Somalia

More than 100 people have died and 200 others have been injured in several days of fighting between government troops and Islamists in the...

Doctors, civil servants call for general strike after Sudan coup

Doctors and civil servants in Sudan have called for a general strike to protest against the military coup which deposed the civilian government on...

Sudan’s military seizes power, declares state of emergency, dissolves govt

Sudan’s military seized power in a coup on Monday, arresting members of a transitional government that was supposed to guide the country to democracy...

Mali : ECOWAS to convene emergency summit

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana, has initiated a convergence of immediate Extraordinary Summit of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Governments for...

Kenya’s public debt surges by $11.8 billion in 2020

Kenya’s public debt rose by 1.3 trillion shillings ($11.8 billion) in 2020. This is as the east African nation stepped up borrowing in response to...

President Museveni: Facebook, Twitter will not dictate what’s true or false in Uganda

Ugandan President Kaguta Museveni has condemned Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms for seeking to arbitrate over what speech should be deemed acceptable...

Uganda eases internet shutdown imposed over election

Internet was partially restored in Uganda on Monday almost five days after a near-total blackout was imposed across the country ahead of elections the...

Ugandan opposition party says it will challenge presidential election result

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine’s party said on Sunday that it was preparing to challenge President Yoweri Museveni’s election victory and condemned what it...

I’ve Been Under House Arrest For Four Days, Run Out Of Food Supply —...

Uganda opposition leader, Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, on Sunday said the military have taken over his house in the last four...

Tunisia set to lose stolen millons in Swiss banks

Tunisia could lose millions of dollars stashed in Switzerland by the family of ousted dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, a senior official said...

Yoweri Museveni clings on as one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders

Yoweri Museveni has been president longer than most Ugandans have been alive, and his disputed election win Saturday cements his place among the world’s...

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni takes commanding election lead as rival alleges fraud

Long-time leader Yoweri Museveni had a commanding lead in Uganda’s presidential election according to preliminary results on Friday though his main rival Bobi Wine...

Uganda’s Bobi Wine declares self president-elect

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni’s main challenger in Thursday’s election, Bobi Wine, has declared himself President-elect, telling reporters in Kampala: “We secured a comfortable victory.” He...

Mozambican premier opposes arming of civilians in terror war

Mozambique’s Prime Minister, Carlos Agostinho do Rosario, has opposed calls to arm civilians in the gas-rich northern province of Cabo Delgado to combat Islamist...

Ethiopian military has taken ‘full control’ of Tigray capital – government

Ethiopian federal forces have taken “full control” of the Tigray region’s capital Mekelle, the prime minister and the military’s chief of staff said on...

Algeria asks Nigeria to take the lead in championing peace, security in Africa

The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria has asked Nigeria to take the lead as the pillar of Africa towards the championing of the restoration...

Kenya’s president saves fig tree from Chinese-funded highway

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has issued a decree to save a much-loved century-old fig tree from being cut down to make way for a...

ECOWAS likely to decide on lifting Mali sanctions Friday

The West African bloc ECOWAS will likely decide on Friday whether to lift potentially crippling sanctions imposed on Mali after last month’s coup, its...
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