Africa Investment Forum: “Short on talk, heavy on deals”, AfDB, SA government and partners affirm

PRETORIA, South Africa, The Africa Investment Forum will be short on talk and heavy on deals,…

Zimbabwe to distribute new currency

HARARE, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe’s central bank is due to begin circulating new banknotes on Monday, which it…

‘Mentally ill people being mistreated in Nigeria’, says HRW

NIGERIA The campaign group, Human Rights Watch (HRW), says thousands of mentally ill people in Nigeria…

Kadaga advocates tree planting at public events

LUCKNOW, INDIA: The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has advocated for tree planting at every public…

Uganda, DR Congo to address security challenges

Trade, investment heart to Africa’s future – President Museveni STATE HOUSE, ENTEBBE: President Yoweri Museveni has…

President receives Swedish investors

Kampala,Uganda: The Country’s leader Yoweri Museveni met and held discussions with a delegation of 15 Swedish investors…

Uganda’s President urges African countries to promote trade

President Yoweri Museveni has strongly urged African countries to promote trade as one of the strategies…

Studies resume at Makerere after protests

KAMPALA, Uganda Studies at Makerere University have resumed in some colleges as students wait for Parliament’s…

‘Positive step’ taken in Nigeria against sexual harassment

NIGERIA An anti-sexual harassment bill aimed at protesting university students in Nigeria has passed second reading.…

UN call for ‘national dialogue’ in Guinea

GUINEA The UN secretary general’s special hundreds of people.representative for West Africa and the Sahel has…

DR Congo army kills 25 rebels in fighting in the east

DR CONGO The army in the Democratic Republic of Congo says it has killed 25 rebel…

Bushfire threatens wildlife in Ethiopian park

ETHIOPIA A huge fire has destroyed more than 1,500 hectares (3,700 acres) of Kafta Sheraro National…

IS and al-Shabab militants publicly executed in Puntland

SOMALIA Five men found to be members of al-Shabab and the Islamic State group in Somalia…

Jack Dorsey: No questions for Twitter CEO in Nigeria

NIGERIA Journalists in Nigeria have expressed disappointment after no questions were permitted at a meeting with…

Kolo Toure ‘wants to win World Cup for Africa’

AFRICA Leicester City Manager Brendan Rodgers has revealed that his assistant, former Ivorian international Kolo Toure,…

Trump to “cut the ribbon” for Ethiopia’s controversial dam

ETHIOPIA US President Donald Trump has told ministers from Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan that he will…

Equatorial Guinea appoint Migne as coach

E.GUINEA Equatorial Guinea Football Federation has appointed Sebastien Migne, the former coach of Kenya’s national football…

Burkina Faso president declares three days of mourning

BURKINA FASO Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Kabore has declared three days of national mourning following…

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey arrives in Nigeria

NIGERIA The co-founder and CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey is in Nigeria for the start of…

Locust outbreak ‘wreaking havoc in Ethiopia’

ETHIOPIA An outbreak of locusts in Ethiopia is worsening and could spread to neighboring Kenya, Eritrea,…

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