Saturday, April 10, 2021
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...
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;...
Muhammadu Buhari
In his first public speech since getting re-elected, Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari promised to repeat in his second term successes from his first four years including an improved economy and new infrastructure.
Sudan Protests
Talks between Sudan's protest leaders and the Transitional Military Council are expected to resume this week, following concessions on both sides. Protest groups have suspended a nationwide strike called after...
Sudan Protests
Pro-democracy activists in Sudan on Tuesday rejected a plan by military leaders to hold elections within nine months. Tension in the streets of the capital, Khartoum, remained high a day...