Wednesday, 23 August 2017

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  • Liberia’s elections gather momentum

    Liberia’s elections gather momentum

    Liberia votes on October 10 and already, the elections fever has gripped the country as campaigns are being held by the 22 presidential candidates who are seeking to replace Ellen ...

  • Angola ‘go to the polls’ on August 23

    Angola ‘go to the polls’ on August 23

    Angola's general elections will be held on August 23 to choose a successor to President Eduardo dos Santos after his 38 years rule. Dos Santos, 74, has been in power since 1979 and ...

  • President Muhammadu Buhari calls for Nigerian unity

    President Muhammadu Buhari calls for Nigerian unity

    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari addressed the nation following three months of medical leave in the UK. In a televised speech, Mr Buhari, 74, said he was "distressed" by calls ...

  • Uganda licenses 3 flower firms to develop free zones

    Uganda licenses 3 flower firms to develop free zones

    The Uganda Free Zones Authority has issued 3 developer’s licenses to Wagagai Ltd, Jambo Roses Ltd and Ugarose flower to operate as free zone. “The flower sector is one of the secto ...

Rwandans vote ‘yes’ for Kagame’s third term

Rwandans vote ‘yes’ for Kagame’s third term

Rwandans voted to change the constitution to allow President Paul Kagame to potentially rule until 2034, according to partial referendum results, election officials said on Saturd ...

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The African Union reiterates its deep concern regarding the situation in Burundi

The African Union reiterates its deep concern regarding the situation in Burundi

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, is deeply concerned by the escalation of violence in Burundi, illustrated by yesterday’s a ...

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Wits shut down: More student protests at SA University

Wits shut down: More student protests at SA University

The South African Metro police are monitoring a protest by Wits University students, which began outside the institution's gates on Wednesday morning. Students are protesting fee ...

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UN Security Council condemns recent Boko Haram terror attacks

UN Security Council condemns recent Boko Haram terror attacks

Members of the United Nations Security Council have denounced the attacks the Nigerian terror group, Boko Haram, carried out in neighbouring countries this past weekend. The membe ...

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ANC NGC 2015: The talking points

ANC NGC 2015: The talking points

The National General Council (NGC) of Africa’s oldest political movement, the African National Congress, wrapped up in Johannesburg yesterday evening, after a three-day long event ...

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Military denies Chibok girls pregnancy rumours

Military denies Chibok girls pregnancy rumours

The Nigeria Military has restated its commitment towards the rescue of the Chibok schoolgirls and other victims the Boko Haram sect is holding captive. Acting Director of Defence ...

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International Day of the Girl Child

International Day of the Girl Child

11 October marks International Day of the Girl Child, recognising the rights of girls, and the unique challenges they face around the world. 2015 is the fourth annual commemoratio ...

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Enhanced trade opportunities in Nigerian economy

Enhanced trade opportunities in Nigerian economy

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mallam Habib Abdulahi, has asked the Federal Government and the private sector to provide adequate port infrastructure to ...

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Kenya maintains commitment to regional integration

Kenya maintains commitment to regional integration

Kenya is committed to Africa’s integration efforts and the entire pan-African Agenda, a senior official has said. Lewell Njehia, Deputy Director of Medium and Large industries fro ...

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Nobel Peace Prize 2015 awarded to Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet

Nobel Peace Prize 2015 awarded to Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2015 is to be awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet. In a statement issued Friday, The Norwegian Nobel Committee praised the Quartet for its ...

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