Chad’s military-led government issues amnesty to rebels and dissidents

In Chad, the military-led government issued an amnesty to almost three hundred rebels and political dissidents.…

Guinea: Residents demand justice for late rape victim, M’Mah Sylla

Residents of Conakry, Guinea’s capital are seeking justice in the death of 25-year-old secretarial graduate M’Mah…

8 prophets drown in competition to be the baptist

Eight “prophets” belonging to an apostolic faith sect drowned on Saturday during a baptism ceremony in…

Mandela Remembrance Walk & Run open to the world again this year

As an increasingly vaccinated world begins to forge its way to some semblance of normalcy, it…

Sudan: PM, Civilian leaders arrested amid reports of a ‘coup’

Unidentified gunmen arrested several Sudanese leaders early Monday at their homes, a government source told AFP,…

10 years since Gaddafi’s death, stability still eludes Libya

The 10th anniversary of former Libya’s leader Moamer Kadhafi comes as the country prepares for December…

Former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo elected leader of new party

The former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo on Sunday launched a new political party, the African People’s…

Guinea junta names development veteran Mohamed Beavogui prime minister

Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, who claimed power in Guinea following a September 5 military coup, on Wednesday…

Suspected jihadists kill 14 soldiers in Burkina Faso

Suspected jihadists killed 14 soldiers in an attack in northern Burkina Faso on Monday, the defence…

Over $800mn invested in Africa’s New Real Estate Era

This year’s API Summit will explore Africa’s New Era, but also create a platform for investors…

Secretary-General Condemns Deadly Attack on Civilians in Gao, Mali

These deliberate attacks against civilian populations constitute serious violations of international human rights law and international…

Ghana university teachers commence indefinite strike

Public university teachers in Ghana on Monday commenced an indefinite strike over poor conditions of service.…

Nigerian Mission takes stock of losses by Nigerians in Zuma riots

The Nigeria Mission in South Africa has begun counting the losses Nigerian businessmen incurred in the…

Algeria halts plan to reopen land borders, resumes partial international flights

Algeria has backed off a decision to reopen land borders closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.…

10 quick facts about slain Chadian President Idriss Déby

President Idriss Déby of Chad was killed at the weekend at the battle front with rebel…

Kenya fires 174 judicial staff over misconduct

Kenya’s Judicial Service Commission has sacked 174 court staff since 2018 over gross misconduct. Chief Registrar…

Dangote maintains 1st position in Africa billionaires’ list

Aliko Dangote of Nigeria has maintained his position as Africa’s richest person for 10 consecutive years,…

Tunisian Magistrates on strike

Tunisian Magistrates have extended their strike by an additional five days until an agreement is reached…

Riot in Uganda over arrest of Bobi Wine

Bloody riots broke out in Uganda’s capital of Kampala and other cities following the arrest of…

Aiteo CEO Benedict Peters goes into platinum mining in Zimbabwe

Nigerian oil mogul, Benedict Peters, has plans to pump $1 billion into the mining of platinum…

It is better to gain honour at the cost of losing power – Jonathan to Trump

Nigeria’s former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has sent a message to US President, Donald Trump, saying…

Senegal’s president, Macky Sall dissolves government

Senegalese President Macky Sall has dissolved his 32-strong government team with immediate effect. Sall signed a…

Eight Robbers disarm police, raid High Court registry in Zimbabwe

Eight robbers disarmed policemen guarding a court and gained entry into the court’s criminal registry, the…

South Africa’s Defence minister loses salary for using Air Force plane to Zimbabwe

The salary of South Africa’s Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula would be docked for three months over…

Mali’s military junta denied it had decided on a three-year blueprint

Discussions with regional mediators on the make-up and goals with the junta resumed on Monday. “I…

IMF predicts Uganda’s foreign reserves will decline

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that Uganda’s foreign exchange reserves will decline without external…

President Yoweri Museveni: Ugandan scientists developing coronavirus vaccine

Ugandan scientists are developing a COVID-19 vaccine, President Yoweri Museveni said. “The scientists are working on…

Libya records first coronavirus recovery

Few weeks after Libya recorded its first coronavirus case, the country has had its first recovery…

African Union Executive Council endorses ADB President Adesina for second term

The Executive Council of the African Union has supported Dr. Akinwumi Adesina’s candidacy for a second…

Somalia, UN seek humanitarian aid to avert food insecurity

Somalia’s federal authorities and the United Nations (UN) are calling for urgent humanitarian assistance to avert…