Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Gabon PM
The president of Gabon, Ali Bongo Ondimba, on Thursday appointed the country's first woman prime minister, Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda. The 56-year-old has been promoted from the defence ministry and takes...
Ethiopia unrest
Ethiopia partially restored internet connectivity two weeks after taking the entire country offline in response to protests and ethnic violence prompted by the murder of a pop singer. Wifi connections...
Ethiopia GERD
By now you've already heard of Ethiopian-Egypt locking horns over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Blue Nile. The Nile which is the longest river in the...
Lazarus Chakwera
Malawi's electoral commission has declared opposition alliance leader Lazarus Chakwera the winner of the country's presidential election rerun. The announcement late on Saturday came four days after Malawians returned to...
Burundi Evariste Ndayishimiye
Evariste Ndayishimiye was sworn in as Burundi's new president Thursday at the Ingoma stadium in the capital city, Gitegay, a week after the sudden death of outgoing President Pierre Nkurunziza.
End of CFA Franc
A revamped common currency in West Africa known as the ECO will be launched in 2020, according to French President Emmanuel Macron. The ECO is supposed to replace the CFA franc which is...
Former Zimbabwe longtime leader, Robert Mugabe died Thursday night in a clinic in Singapore where he was receiving treatment. Mugabe, who died aged 95, ruled Zimbabwe for close to...