China Puts ‘Aggressive’ Terms On Uganda Airport Loan – Researchers claim

top Chinese lender has imposed “aggressive” repayment terms on a $200 million loan to expand Uganda’s international airport, US-based research lab AidData said Monday,...

Thousands in Mali celebrate expulsion of French ambassador

Thousands of anti-French demonstrators have poured into the street of the Malian capital, Bamako, to cheer at the expulsion of the French ambassador. The celebrations...

African Union Holds Summit Amid Crises Over Coups And COVID

Heads of state have gathered at the African Union headquarters to kick off a two-day summit as the continent reels from a spate of...

Liberia: First Lady Weah Praised for Support to Bomi County’s Development

Bomi County authorities are commending First Lady Clar Marie Weah for her support in improving the lives of less fortunate Liberians especially the people...

Liberia: MFDP, France Sign €10M Grant to Support Liberia’s Vulnerable Communities

The governments of France and Liberia on Wednesday signed a 10 million euro grant agreement to support vulnerable communities under the Greater Monrovia Integrated...

ECOWAS chairman: Mali Coup Influenced Military Takeover In Guinea, Burkina Faso

Nana Akufo-Addo, president of Ghana and chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) authority of heads of state and government, says...

Africa: Return of military governments?

The taking over of governments  by force of arms or through coup d’états  appears to be gradually becoming the new normal in Africa, especially in...

Burkina Faso: Kabore’s Maladministration Responsible For Coup —Trade Union

Activists under the Trade Union Unity Action of Burkina Faso have blamed the military coup in the country on the abuse of power that...

ECOWAS Suspends Burkina Faso Over Military Takeover Of Government

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has suspended Burkina Faso following a coup, but will not impose other sanctions for the time...

Burkina Faso: Concerns grow over recurring coups in Africa

cc; Premium Times The recent military coup in Burkina Faso is the fourth in the West African region in recent times and the sixth successful...

Mali’s Former President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, Is Dead

Ex-Malian President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, has passed on at the age of 76. The family on Sunday announced the death of the former leader, who...

ECOWAS hits Mali with new sanctions over election delay

West African leaders on Sunday backed tough new sanctions on Mali including border closures and a trade embargo, saying the military regime’s delays to...

Omicron: Fed Govt to ban flights from UK, Canada

The travel ban by the United Kingdom (UK), Canada, and other countries has sparked a big row between Nigeria and some western nations. In a...

Regional Court’s role in good governance, rule of law fundamental to peace, dev. in...

The President of the ECOWAS Commission, Mr. Jean-Claude Brou, says the ECOWAS Community Court should help to promote good governance, rule of law and...

Del-York Creative Academy to start 2021 training

As Nigeria’s creative industry gears towards an impressive future of dynamic talents and global recognition, there are very few institutions in the continent that...

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...