Monday, 24 September 2018

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  • 21 cleared to run for DRC presidency

    21 cleared to run for DRC presidency

    Outgoing Democratic Republic of Congo president Joseph Kabila’s preferred successor will face a credible election challenge in December from two opposition leaders, the final list ...

  • Nigeria stops new national aircraft programme

    Nigeria stops new national aircraft programme

    The Nigerian government has temporarily suspended plans to start a new national carrier, months after launching the name and logo of Nigeria Air at an event in the United Kingdom. ...

  • Kagame calls new MPs to protect Rwanda’s independence

    Kagame calls new MPs to protect Rwanda’s independence

    Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame told new legislators who were sworn-in on Wednesday, to hold government more accountable, warning that corruption and divisive politics would not be ...

  • Liberia $104 million cash scandal

    Liberia $104 million cash scandal

    Liberia’s government has released a list of people that are barred from leaving the country including the son of former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, as investigations into the ...

Zimbabwe tobacco output at all-time high

Zimbabwe tobacco output at all-time high

Zimbabwe’s tobacco sales have reached a record high of 237.1 million kilos just as the selling season nears its end – figures that could help ease the country’s severe dollar shor ...

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New developments under way in Zimbabwe’s platinum sector

New developments under way in Zimbabwe’s platinum sector

Zimbabwe’s platinum sector has revived, staving off years of controlled greenfield as investors kick start new tasks to boost existing operations. The country’s industry is domina ...

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Nigeria opens new light railway network in Abuja

Nigeria opens new light railway network in Abuja

Nigeria has opened a new Chinese-built light railway network in the capital Abuja after 11 years of construction. A remarkable transport project in a nation where economic growth ...

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Kofi Annan delegation in Zimbabwe to engage political stakeholders

Kofi Annan delegation in Zimbabwe to engage political stakeholders

Former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan along with a team from ‘The Elders’ begin a three-day trip to Zimbabwe to engage political stakeholders ahead of general electi ...

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Knowing Edgar Lungu – Zambia’s president

Knowing Edgar Lungu – Zambia’s president

The current president of Zambia, Edgar Lungu was born 11 November 1956 at Ndola Central Hospital. The landlocked country of Zambia has experienced rapid economic growth over the l ...

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Commonwealth assembles Zimbabwe election observer team

Commonwealth assembles Zimbabwe election observer team

The Commonwealth has assigned a team to observe Zimbabwe’s forthcoming elections. Zimbabwe pulled out of the organisation made up primarily of countries that were once part of the ...

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President Museveni to officially open the Agriculture show tomorrow

President Museveni to officially open the Agriculture show tomorrow

The president of Uganda Farmers Federation Dick Nuwamanya Kamuganga has said President Yoweri Kauguta Museveni is expected to officially open the 26th National Agricultural trade ...

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Barack Obama to deliver 2018 Nelson Mandela lecture

Barack Obama to deliver 2018 Nelson Mandela lecture

Barack Obama is to deliver the annual Nelson Mandela lecture in South Africa in a rare public appearance since he stepped down as US president. After Bill Clinton, Barack Obama wi ...

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Ethiopia, Eritrea leaders preach peace, love, and unity at concert

Ethiopia, Eritrea leaders preach peace, love, and unity at concert

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki preached love and unity on Sunday at a concert attended by thousands of flag-waving guests, part of a ra ...

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Cameroon to partake in presidential elections

Cameroon to partake in presidential elections

Cameroon’s Anglophone regions will participate in presidential polls slated for October 7, 2018. This is according to the country’s electoral organizing body, Elections Cameroon ( ...

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