Category: Blogs

Red Cross announces release of employees kidnapped in Mali

March 21, 2023

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said Monday two of its staff kidnapped in Mali, early March, have been freed, without providing more ... Read More

UN Security Council extends UN mission in South Sudan for one additional year

March 18, 2023

The UN Security Council has renewed for one year the UN mission in South Sudan where close to 20,000 forces have been stationed. Thirteen out ... Read More

Russia donates fertilizer to Malawi, likely seeking African support on Ukraine

March 11, 2023

The Russian government will give 260,000 tons of fertilizer to several African countries, including 20,000 tons already donated to Malawi, a step that analysts see ... Read More

Football: Will Morocco Join Spain-Portugal’s 2030 World Cup Bid ?

March 10, 2023

Morocco’s historic performance in FIFA World Cup 2022 has lifted the country’s global football status and enhanced its chances of joining the bid of Spain ... Read More

Historic UN ‘oceans treaty’ set to have major benefits for Africa’s struggling fishers

March 9, 2023

The new legally binding “high seas treaty” to protect marine life in international waters, which cover around half of the planet’s surface, but have long ... Read More

Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana host AFRICOM panafrican drills

March 8, 2023

Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire are hosting US Africa military command AFRICOM drill bringing together 29 countries in view strengthening the capacities of armies of the ... Read More

Kenya, Uganda seek to open new border post to stop banditry, revive trade

February 28, 2023

Kenya and Uganda have launched talks for the opening of a one-stop border post in Lokiriama in northwest Kenya with the aim of fighting banditry ... Read More

France to review presence in Africa amid growing discontent

February 21, 2023

France’s minister of Armed forces Sébastien Lecornu revealed Monday in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, that the European country is going to review its presence in Africa, ... Read More

South Africa’s deputy president to step down – Ramaphosa

February 17, 2023

South Africa's deputy president, David Mabuza, is to step down, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Thursday as he prepares to shake up his cabinet. The ... Read More

Equatorial Guinea confirms outbreak of deadly Marburg virus, reports 9 casualties

February 15, 2023

Equatorial Guinea has announced its first outbreak of the Marburg virus, a hemorrhagic fever nearly as deadly as Ebola, the World Health Organization (WTO) confirmed ... Read More