Saturday, May 26, 2018

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...

Central Somalia flash floods affect about half a million people: UN

Flash floods in Somalia's central HirShabelle province has impacted about 500,000 people with over 145,000 of them displaced. The situation has created a humanitarian crisis...

Algeria plane crash kills 257, govt declares three-days national mourning

About 257 people have been killed at Boufarik military airport near Algerian capital, Algiers when a military plane crashed shortly after take-off on Wednesday...

Kenya launches historic space satellite to combat illegal logging

Kenya's technology and aerospace fraternity made history today with the success launch of a satellite into space. The satellite was launched from the International Space...

I’m in politics to serve, not for fun or to amass wealth: Nigeria’s Buhari

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has stated that service to citizens more than anything else motivated him to aspire for political office. He stressed that politics...

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...

Salary of Gambian president revealed, about $3,800 per month

The salary of the Gambian president has been disclosed according to a popular local channel, The Fatu Network, President Adama Barrow earns over 2...

Brief: The Congo Basin, urgent need to save earth’s second lung

The Congo Basin is an entire ecosystem made up of rivers, savannas, wildlife, and more than 10,000 varieties of tropical plants. And above all, this...

Ethiopia PM visits Ambo, heartbeat of Oromia protests

Ethiopia Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday visited the town of Ambo in Oromia regional state to hold discussions with residents according to the...

[Profile] Ex-junta leader now Sierra Leone president: Julius Maada Bio

Julius Maada Bio, 53, has tasted the presidency before having served a military Head of State for about three months. He led the National...

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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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