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...

Ghana president emerges new ECOWAS chairman

The President of Ghana, Prof. Nana Akufo-Addo, has emerged as the new Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States. He was elected president...

Egyptian security forces arrest Muslim brotherhood leader in Cairo – Interior ministry

Egypt’s National Security Agency has detained an interim leader of the Muslim Brotherhood (terrorist organisation, outlawed both in Egypt and Russia), Mahmoud Ezzat, in...

African Union Condemns Arrest Of Mali President By Military

The African Union has condemned the arrest of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse by mutineering soldiers in Mali. Condemning the arrest of...

Kenya coronavirus cases hit 12,750 with record high of 688 infections

Kenya has hit another record high of 688 cases of Covid-19 in a single day, raising the country’s total number of confirmed cases of...

South African Airways faces wind-down or liquidation as cash runs out

South African Airways (SAA) faces a wind-down or liquidation after specialists appointed to try to save the state-owned airline said on Thursday they had...

Madagascar launches herbal medicine against coronavirus

Despite a warning by the World Health Organization (WHO) that there is currently no cure for COVID-19, the president of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina, on...

Mauritania, West African Country With Seven COVID-19 Cases, One Death, Now Coronavirus-free

Authorities in Mauritania say the country does not have an active case of Coronavirus as at today after all six patients tested negative out...

Coronavirus death toll in Africa hits 1,080, confirmed cases rise to 21,317

The death toll from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on the African continent reached 1,080, as the number of confirmed cases hit 21,317 as of...

African Union member states report 2, 370 recoveries, 13,819 cases, 747 deaths

Fifty-two African Union member states have so far reported 13,814 confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease with 747 deaths and 2, 370 recoveries. See the...

South Africa coronavirus cases exceed 1,000, first two dead reported

Cases of coronavirus in South Africa passed 1,000 on Friday, the health ministry said, while also reporting its first two deaths on the first...
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