Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Patrick Achi
Patrick Achi has been named the new Prime Minister for Ivory Coast. Achi becomes the third person to serve in that capacity within a span of one year.
Samia Suluhu Hassan
Samia Suluhu Hassan is now officially the president of Tanzania. Suluhu, who was serving as the country's vice-president before her swearing in on Friday, ascended to the top most seat...
John Magafuli 2
Tanzanian President John Magufuli has died, the country’s vice president announced, after weeks of uncertainty over his health and whereabouts. In a televised address to the nation late on Wednesday, Vice President...
AstraZeneca Vaccine
There is no link between the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and blood clotting, the World Health Organization (WHO) has established. A probe into the vaccine was prompted by suspension by a...
John Magufuli
The whereabouts of President John Magufuli have been cluttered with rumor after the Tanzanian leader was last seen 17 days ago. In power since 2015 and nicknamed “The Bulldozer”,...
JJ Rawlings
Former Ghana President Jerry John Rawlings died on Thursday at age 73. Seen by some as divisive and by others as a hero, Rawlings seized power twice in military coups...
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...