Africa

The Libyan government has announced that it will reopen its border with neighboring Tunisia starting from Friday, after more than two months of closure. “The decision (to reopen border) is a result of the meeting between the Prime Minister Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah and the Tunisian President Kais Saied in Tunisia a few days ago,” said a […]

The World Health Organisation ( WHO) has decried the low rate of COVID-19 vaccination in Africa as only two per cent of the total 5.7 billion doses of vaccine so far utilised globally have been administered in Africa. The was stated by the organisation’s Director-General, Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, during a press briefing in Abuja on […]

Bodies of rebel fighters dot the roads and fields leading to Chenna, a village in the mountains of northern Ethiopia that this month saw one of the most gruesome reported incidents in the country’s 10-month-old war. Last week, the government accused the rebels, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), of massacring as many as 200 […]

Kenya Airways is leasing two idle planes to Congo carrier in a deal will see the cash-strapped airline save over 100 million annually on maintenance cost and earn additional revenue from hiring the crafts. KQ on Monday signed a wet aircraft lease agreement with the Congo Airways, which will see the airline rent the two […]

Former Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko now says he is broke, demands the court to allow him to access the KSh 15 million he deposited in court as cash bail. The flamboyant politician deposited the amount in court on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, to secure his freedom after being charged with corruption. In an application […]

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinea’s junta is expected to face more pressure Tuesday to set a timeframe for new elections as the military rulers open a four-day series of meetings about the West African nation’s future following the coup just over a week ago. Concerns are growing about how quickly the junta led by Col. […]

The Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) has resolved to hire four debt collectors that will deal with stubborn defaulters. The debt collectors will aid in recovering the company’s dues from businesses and households in four regions including Nairobi and Coast. As reported by Business Daily, as of August 2020, defaulters owed the company KSh […]

At least six people were killed in Burkina Faso after an attack on a convoy of gendarmes over the weekend, Burkinabe authorities said Monday. What do we know so far?The convoy was escorting vehicles returning from a gold mine in eastern Burkina Faso on Sunday when it was ambushed by a group of unidentified armed […]

NAIROBI, Sept 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In the 30 years that Josephine Muthoni has lived in Nairobi’s Mukuru slum, she has never had a steady supply of clean water. The only way to get water was from vendors dotted around the slum, who charge exorbitant prices for the often polluted water they buy from […]

With deafening gunshots that pervaded the air around Guinea’s presidential palace in Conakry, an elite special forces unit led by 41-year-old Col. Mamady Doumdouya ousted President Alpha Conde from office and thereby abruptly ended the country’s democratic administration on Sunday, September 5. But Colonel Doumbouya and his gang of coup plotters are no strangers to […]


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