Uganda Election: Museveni set to compensate families for loss of lives and property

Politician and pop star, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, known popularly as Bobi Wine who is the main opposition aspirant in this year’s election in Uganda is determined to defeat the long-serving president, Yoweri Museveni who is equally doing everything possible to retain his seat. Unfortunately, this political tension has resulted in series of violent encounters between […]

2020 polls: Why all Africans must be concerned about the Ghanaian election

Ghana will be going to the polls in a couple of days and we deem it appropriate to give their election the needed attention because of the impact it will have on the continent.  Within the limits of sovereignty, one may argue that, each country’s electoral decisions should be left solely for the nationals to […]

Dr. Arikana and Co set to build “Wakanda city of return” in Ghana

Dr Arikana Chihombori-Quao, former ambassador for the African Union to United States and the current president of African Diaspora Development Institute (ADDI) together with her partners have successfully launched a smart city project called “wakanda city of return” in Ghana. This pan-African project was purposely launched to provide a befitting home and a place of […]

Meet the activist who boldly reclaims artifacts stolen from Africa during slavery

Mr. Mwazulu Diyabanza has been a trending figure in the news for some time now for the approach he has adopted to retrieve artifacts that were stolen from Africa during the days of slavery. He identified himself as “a pan-African activist, campaigning for reparations for the crimes against African people committed during colonialism” and also […]

Reckless borrowing: Zambia Sinks in debt beyond redemption?

Zambia defaults debt, fail to disclose details on Chinese loan to bondholders The southern African country has defaulted its national debt, with creditors failing to grant a debt relief owing to lack of transparency of information, especially on the country’s dealings with China. The country’s Minister for finance, Bwalya Ng’andu stated that, China has demanded […]

Ghana’s anti-corruption prosecutor resigns, accuses the President of interference

Ghana’s anti-corruption crusader, Martin Alamisi Burnes Kaiser Amidu, has resigned from his position three years after he was appointed by Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo who is the current ECOWAS Chairman.  “This is to inform the public that I resigned from my position as the Special Prosecutor of the Office of the Special Prosecutor with immediate […]

Akoin Cryptocurrency Launches in Kenya as Pilot for $6 Billion Akon City

Senegalese-American musician and businessman, Alioune Badara Thiam, known popularly as Akon and his partners have successfully launched the much-anticipated Cryptocurrency called Akoin in Kenya. The Mwale Medical and Technology City (MMTC), $2 billion metropolis situated around a 5,000-bed medical and technology complex located in Kenya’s Kakamega County has rolled out Akoin.The akoin cryptocurrency has equally […]

Rwanda recruits one of the world’s top bankers – Ivorian Tidjane Thiam

The services of the much sought-after Ivorian banker, Tidjane Thiam has been hired by Rwanda to help boost Kigali’s financial sector. Mr. Thiam has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rwanda Finance Limited, the government agency responsible for the development and promotion of the Kigali International Financial Centre (KIFC). The KIFC as […]

Africa Beyond borders: Nigerian Billionaire set to build platinum mine in Zimbabwe

Pan-African investment: Nigerian Billionaire set to build platinum mine in Zimbabwe Nigerian billionaire identified as Mr. Benedict Peters has made plans to build a platinum mine in Zimbabwe with at least one billion dollars. This follows plans by the Zimbabwean government to make use of its mining concessions to revive the economy; as a result, […]

Ghanaian revolutionary leader, Jerry John Rawlings dies at 73

Former Ghanaian revolutionary leader, Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings has reportedly died on Thursday, November 12th, 2020. Highly placed family members have confirmed the news to local Ghanaian media outlets; the actual cause of death is not yet disclosed to the general public but reports have it that he died after a short illness. According […]