Thursday, February 27, 2020
Malawi elections
As Malawi prepares for national elections to be held on May 21, the country has been hit by a fake news campaign which has quickly spread on social media. While...
Omar al Bashir
Prosecutors in Sudan have charged former president Omar al-Bashir with involvement in the killing of anti-government protesters. In a statement Monday, the office of Sudan’s prosecutor-general said Bashir and others...
South Africa elections 2019
South Africans went to the polls on Wednesday May 8th with 48 parties fielding candidates for the country's 26.7 million eligible voters. Provisional polling numbers will arrive by Thursday...
sudan
On Wednesday, the African Union shortened a deadline for Sudan’s military council to hand power to a civilian-led council from three months to two. The AU initially gave the military a two-week deadline...
Sudan
Both sides announced they would set up a joint committee comprised of members of both the military council and the Forces for the Declaration of Freedom and Change, a...
The Trump administration is considering a new immigration measure to impose visa restrictions on countries whose citizens have a track record of overstaying beyond the validity of their short-term US visas, the Wall Street...
Bobbi Wine
Ugandan Member of Parliament and musician, Bobbi Wine popularly known as the “Ghetto President” was again detained this past Tuesday, after Ugandan police accused him of failing to comply with safety precautions ahead...
Omar al Bashir
President Omar al-Bashir, who ruled Sudan in autocratic style for 30 years, was overthrown and arrested in a coup by the armed forces on Thursday, but protesters took to the streets demanding the...
ECOWAS
The Economic Council of West African States (ECOWAS) says the regional bloc will adopt a single currency starting with selected states in 2020. The revelation was made this week at...
Uhuru Kenyatta & Trump
President Donald Trump's proposed budget issued on Monday calls for deep cuts in aid to Kenya as part of an overall rollback in US funding for many Africa-focused programmes. Support...