Saturday, May 26, 2018

Eritrea relations pops up as Ethiopia PM visits Tigray region

Eritrea came up in discussions when Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed visited the northern Tigray regional state on Friday. President of the Mekelle University, Kindeya...

Africa’s best and worst five: 2018 RSF Press Freedom Index

African outlook for 2018 RSF Index Africa failed to make the top twenty of the annual ranking with the continent's freest nation being Ghana at...

Ethiopian town of Moyale rocked by deadly inter-ethnic clashes

Moyale, a town in Southern Ethiopia, has been rocked by interethnic violence that has led to deaths and displacements. The BBC Africa journalist in East...

Ghana football flagged ‘offside’ by faceless journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas

Ghana’s most reputed undercover journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, is on the case of the country’s football fraternity. The journalist, noted for his hard-hitting anti-corruption and...

Analysis: An Oromo as Ethiopia PM, victory for Qeerroo and democracy?

Some have described it as a key turning point in the politics of Ethiopia, for others it is an ethnic milestone that an Oromo...

Nigeria president Buhari will seek reelection in 2019 polls

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari will seek reelection in elections due in 2019, the presidency reported on Monday (April 9). Buhari won the presidency in 2015...

Burundi govt suppressing opposition ahead of May 17 referendum – HRW

Burundi govt cracks down on opponents ahead of May 17 referendum The Burundian government and members of the ruling party have been engaged in a...

Malawi’s first female president returns from exile, scoffs at corruption charges

Former Malawi president Joyce Banda returned home on Saturday to a rousing welcome by supporters and vowed to prove her innocence after more than...

DR Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak kills 17, WHO ups response

At least 17 people have died in an area of northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo where health officials have now confirmed an outbreak of...

Africa’s Muslim presidents [1]: Somalia, Nigeria, The Gambia

Muslim involvement in nationa building is a must wherever one finds him/herself. Muslims are exhorted by Islam to obey laws of nations where they...

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SA govt profiles African countries with Mandela-themed photos

The South African presidency is sharing information of African countries on the ocassion of Africa Day - a day set aside by the African...

Eritrea on way up, adversaries have always failed – President

President of Eritrea, Isaias Akwerki has stressed that the country has survived over two decades of hostilities in different areas and from different quarters...

New Zambia policy to police alcohol intake

Zambia has a new national policy on alcohol which is set to bring in tougher alcohol restrictions. According to chief government spokesperson Dora Siliya, the...

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