Wednesday, August 5, 2020
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...
Daniel Kablan Duncan
Less than a week after the death of Ivory Coast’s Prime Minister, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, vice president Daniel Kablan Duncan has submitted his resignation, throwing the West African country’s political scene into further...
Amadou Gon Coulibaly
Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly, the presidential candidate of Ivory Coast’s ruling party, died Wednesday July 8th just days after returning from two months of medical treatment in France, where he previously had...
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.
Burundi president
Although outgoing president of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza's death on June 9th was described as a heart attack, reports from medics at the hospital where he died say that the former head of state's death...
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...
Botswana Gay rights
Botswana's high court this week overturned a colonial-era law that punished gay sex by up to seven years in prison. Same-sex relationships are illegal in more than 70 countries worldwide;...