Tanzania’s President visits Kenya to strengthen ties and promote trade

Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan arrived in Kenya on Tuesday for a two-day visit to strengthen relations between the two East African neighbors. Hassan, who became her country’s female first president following Magufuli’s unexpected death in early April, was greeted by two ministers upon her arrival in Nairobi. In a joint statement, Kenyan President Uhuru […]

ANC should have done more to prevent Zuma-era corruption – President Ramaphosa

In widely awaited testimony to a bribery investigation, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday that the ruling party “could and should” have done more to prevent corruption under his predecessor Jacob Zuma. Ramaphosa, Zuma’s former deputy, was testifying as the new head of the African National Congress (ANC) in a rare instance of […]

African Union calls for the return of civilian rule in Chad

The African Union (AU) has called for the restoration of civilian rule in Chad on Friday evening after General Mahamat Idriss Déby took power this week following his father’s death. The AU Peace and Security Council, which is in charge of peace and security matters within the continental organization, issued a statement expressing “grave concern” regarding the […]

Chad: Opposition parties warns France against interfering

The political opposition is fighting back against the recently established Chadian transitional military council, which declared General Mahamat Deby Itno president of the republic following the death of his father. “We the opposition political parties call on the Chadian population not to obey the illegal, illegitimate and irregular decisions taken by the Transitional Military Council […]

Chad: Idriss Deby’s state funeral scheduled for Friday

Military officials announced on Tuesday, hours after reports of Chad President Idriss Déby Itno’s death on the battlefield, that his funeral will be held on Friday. The president of Chad, who had been in office for three decades, died during a visit to the front lines of the rebel group’s campaign, according to a military […]

Meet Banky Gambia’s New Rasta Presidential Candidate

The Gambian first Rasta Presidential candidate took the nation by surprise when he recently announced his interest to join the upcoming presidential race in December 2021. Bankole Yao Jojo Ahadzie (Banky) is a 43-year-old Internet Engineer born in the capital city of The Gambia, Banjul. During his first press conference, Banky promised to make weed […]

We have been equipped with skills and ethos to leap Africa forward – Ousman Touray

Ousman Touray, the young Pan-Africanist who made headlines last year after a video of him passionately expressing an optimistic vision about Africa and the potentials of the continent has left a very impactful message following his graduation from the University of The Gambia.   In a message which reflects an advice to his colleagues, an appreciation […]

Mali Coup: ECOWAS leaders calls for reinstatement of President Keita

West African heads of states under the regional bloc ECOWAS, held an emergency virtual summit on Thursday demanding for the reinstatement of Ibrahim Baboucarr Keita as Mali’s leader. President Keita was ousted in a military coup on Tuesday by members of the arm forces The leaders said they would send envoys to Mali to help […]

Angola sentences ex-president’s billionaire son to five years in prison for fraud

Son of former Angolan president who ruled the country for 38 years, has been sentenced on Friday by Angola’s Supreme Court in Luanda for a multi-billion dollar embezzlement scheme. Jose Filomeno dos Santos Commonly, know as “Zenu,” was charged in December after trying to transfer $1.5 billion into a private bank account in Swiss from […]

COVID-19: A University in Kenya unveils ventilators made by students

Students from Kenyatta University have close to assist solve the ventilator crisis within the country in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The ventilators were produced as a joint venture by 16 students from the Engineering Faculty, Pharmacy, Medicine and Nursing in 7-Days under the guardians of their Deans developed a Prototype of a Ventilator […]