Alpha Conde, President of Guinea Conakry has been arrested by security forces

Alpha Conde, the 83-year-old President of Guinea Conakry has been reportedly arrested by security forces. Last year, Alpha Conde changed the constitution of Guinea Conakry to be re-elected for a third term in a very chaotic election. Guinea Conakry’s Coup: Mamady Doumboya the Commander of Guinea’s Special Forces just released a statement on national TV […]

“Enough is enough” – Lukaku calls out FIFA and UEFA over racism

Following the insults England players received during their World Cup qualifying victory over Hungary on Thursday, Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku has called on FIFA and UEFA to put a stop to racism in sport. He has publicly asked FIFA and UEFA to make serious penalties against supporters who make racist comments against players, after incidents […]

First group of Afghan evacuees arrives in Uganda

Afghan evacuees arrive in Uganda, where they will be given temporary refuge, government and diplomatic officials say. Uganda reached an agreement with the United States last week to receive 2,000 Afghanistan refugees following a total takeover of the country by the Taliban fighters. “The Government of the Republic of Uganda this morning received Fifty One […]

‘No Zambian Will Sleep Hungry’ Hichilema vows as he assumes office

On Tuesday, Hakainde Hichilema was sworn in as President of Zambia, pledging to turn around the country’s ailing economy and to provide “true freedom” to all of his fellow citizens. The erstwhile perennial opponent, who promised a “new dawn in Zambia” in an early morning tweet, was sworn in in front of thousands of ecstatic […]

Zambia: Opposition leader Hichilema wins election with more than 2.8 million votes

Zambia’s opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has been elected as the country’s seventh president after winning more than 2.8 million votes in the presidential election. The 59-year-old experienced politician defeated his long-time opponent Lungu in a grueling campaign amid a landscape of deteriorating living conditions. It is his sixth bid for the presidency and the third […]

Widespread damage, deaths reported after magnitude 7.2 earthquake strikes Haiti

Authorities reported at least 227 people were killed and hundreds were wounded or missing when a massive earthquake rocked southern Haiti on Saturday, destroying churches, hotels, and houses in the latest tragedy to strike the Caribbean country. The 7.2-magnitude quake, followed by a series of aftershocks, hit at a depth of 10 km 8 kilometers […]

Zambia: Opposition leader Hichilema leads early presidential poll

According to early Saturday results from Zambia’s electoral commission, opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has taken an early lead over incumbent Edgar Lungu in the country’s presidential election. The results suggest that Hichilesha has gained ground since the last election in 2016, which was marred by allegations of rigging by Lungu and allegations of vote-rigging. Chief […]

Nigerian doctors on strike for the fourth time in the pandemic

For the fourth time since the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic began, about 19,000 doctors throughout Nigeria are on strike. Staffing shortages have resulted at government-run hospitals and COVID-19 treatment facilities as a result of the strike. In addition, some of them have expressed dissatisfaction with the fact that they have not been paid in […]

Former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo plans to set up new political party

Laurent Gbagbo, the ex-president of Ivory Coast, has suggested forming a new political party, his Ivorian Popular Front (FPI), which is riven by severe internal divisions, announced on Monday. Speaking at a gathering of FPI leaders, Gbagbo criticized his former prime minister, Pascal Affi N’Guessan, who leads one of the groups, and suggested developing a […]