Africa

  • September 27, 2022

Sierra Leone president has PhD in coups; Nobody can overthrow him, First Lady

Fatima Bio, the wife of Sierra Leone’s president, Julius Maada Bio, on Tuesday said nobody can overthrow her husband, noting that he holds a PhD degree in staging coups. No fewer than six police officers…
  • September 22, 2022

Somalia minister of Petroleum, Abdifatah Abdulkadir set for Africa Oil Week 2022

Africa Oil Week sees the strongest presence of Ministers and Government officials CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Septembr 22, 2022 — H.E. Abdifatah Abdulkadir Adow Hirshabelle, the Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources of the State of…
  • September 13, 2022

William Ruto sworn in as Kenyan president

Tens of thousands of people cheered as William Ruto was sworn in as Kenya’s president at a ceremony in the capital Nairobi following his narrow election win last month. With his hand on a Bible,…
  • September 10, 2022

At least 45 persons killed in Mali as ISIS jihadists attack community

No fewer than 45 civilians have been killed and houses burnt by jihadists affiliated with the Islamic State group in an attack on a community in northern Mail. According to AFP, a local elected official…

UN ship arrives in Africa with grain for Ethiopia

A UN-chartered ship loaded with 23,000 tonnes of Ukrainian wheat destined for millions of hungry people in Ethiopia docked in neighbouring Djibouti on Tuesday. The bulk carrier MV Brave Commander arrived in the Horn of…

Angola’s ruling party declared winners of close-fought polls

The Electoral Commission in Angola has declared President João Lourenço and his MPLA party the winners of last week’s national elections. It took just over 51% of the vote, with the opposition Unita party polling…

Libyan comedian killed while filming Tripoli clashes on Instagram

In the aftermath of fighting over the weekend in Libya’s capital Tripoli, the story of one of the victims, Mustafa Baraka, has caught the attention of Libyans. Baraka was a well-known Libyan comedian who had…

Zimbabwe jails 148 Malawian nationals

Harare has sentenced 148 Malawian nationals to between four and six months in prison, the Malawi Freedom Network reports. The Malawians are awaiting deportation by the Chivhu and Mvuma magistrates.Authorities say 65 travellers were intercepted…

Kenya’s Raila Odinga challenges presidential poll result in Supreme Court

Kenya’s veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga filed a challenge to the results of this month’s presidential election in the Supreme Court on Monday, his legal team said, sharpening a political clash that has gripped East…

It is a victory for democracy – Peter Obi tells Kenya President-Elect

Mr. Peter Obi, Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, has described the emergence of William Ruto as Kenyan president as a victory for democracy. Peter Obi stated this via a congratulatory message to the Kenya’s President-Elect.…