Anyaoku tasks African leaders on democracy, rule of law

By Monday Ijeh Chief Emeka Anyaoku, former Secretary General of the Commonwealth has called on African leaders to focus on building of infrastructure to consolidate...

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...

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...

Mugabe to be buried in home town – Official

Mugabe died this month aged 95 and a funeral was held in the capital Harare. The government had resisted his family’s wish for him 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...

Ugandan Yoweri Museveni’s son , Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba Backs Putin on Russia ‘Special Operation’...

Uganda’s Commander of Land Forces (CLF) and Senior Presidential Advisor for Special Operations, Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba has said Russia’s leader Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin was...

Zimbabwe to introduce new currency in November — Official

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe is to introduce a new currency in November, a member of the bank’s Monetary Policy Committee, said on Thursday. Eddie...

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...

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,...

Ethiopian Prime Minister wins Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed “for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular...

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...

2022: Mali Becomes African Number One Producer Of Cotton Despite ECOWAS Sanctions

Mali has now emerged as the number one producer of cotton in Africa, edging Burkina Faso out of the place it held for more...

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...

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...

Liberia: Costa Walks Free After Phone Call with Pres. Weah

The Ministry of Justice has dropped all criminal charges against Henry Costa saying that although the charges are credible, they are doing so as...

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...

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...

Masterminds Of Attacks On Nigerians, Looting Of Their Shops In Ghana Will Be Arrested...

Police in Kumasi have given assurance that masterminds of the looting of some Nigerian shops in Suame Magazine in Kumasi will be arrested. The Police...

“We Remain Unrelenting to Lift Liberia from Poverty,” President Says as he Launches REALISE...

The President of the Republic, H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah, has reconfirmed his commitment to lift the people of Liberia out of poverty, stating...

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...