Category: Africa

UK, Kenya to increase trade, spur UK’s FDIs in 2023

March 23, 2023

The United Kingdom is expected to make direct investments worth $10 billion in Kenya in 2023, but in order for the East African country to ... Read More

EU, UN, African Union call on Libyan Authorities to end migrants’ abuse

March 22, 2023

The European Union, the African Union and the United Nations have called on the Libyan authorities to end arbitrary detention of migrants and refugees, starting ... Read More

Nigeria: Two main opposition leaders challenge presidential election results, file court petition

March 22, 2023

Nigeria's two main opposition leaders — Labor Party's Peter Obi and Atiku Abubakar from People's Democratic Party (PDP) — on Tuesday March21 filed court petitions ... Read More

Senegal launches space agency

March 22, 2023

Senegalese President Macky Sall announced Tuesday the creation of an agency for space studies, which, he believes, will drive further discoveries of the universe. “I ... Read More

Chad: Hundreds of FACT members sentenced to life imprisonment for terrorism

March 22, 2023

A court in Chad has sentenced to life imprisonment hundreds of members of “Le Front pour l’Alternance et la Concorde du Tchad (FACT)”, a rebel ... Read More

Increased connectivity in Africa to facilitate job creation, poverty reduction — World Bank report

March 22, 2023

Only 22% of the population in sub-Saharan Africa had access to mobile internet services at the end of 2021, says a recent report by the ... Read More

Citizens in four corners of Africa are protesting against government policies

March 21, 2023

Citizens in the four cardinal points of Africa — Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, and Tunisia — have in recent weeks hit the streets over economic ... Read More

Somalia droughts claimed 43,000 lives in 2022, children most vulnerable — UN report

March 21, 2023

Droughts in Somalia may have killed as many as 43,000 people last year, according to a new report by the Somali government and the United ... Read More

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 grants Malawi $5.5m to cope with damage caused by Freddy cyclone

March 21, 2023

The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), a humanitarian fund set up by the United Nations, has granted Malawi $5.5 million expected to be used to ... Read More