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Nigeria

Nigeria battles insecurity as crime surges

Security chiefs and traditional rulers from northern Nigeria on Tuesday gathered in Kaduna state for a quarterly meeting amid increasing insecurity in the country,...
manufacturing

Expert urges Africa to partner with China to boost manufacturing sector

A banking expert on Tuesday urged African nations to partner with China in order to boost their manufacturing sectors. Jeremy Stevens, an economist at the...
video

New Round of talks on Ethiopian dam resumes in Addis Ababa

A new round of talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) kicked off on Tuesday in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa with participation of...
Rain

Heavy rains disrupt Rwanda’s major cross-border activities

Heavy rains in Rwanda have disrupted cross-border activities along a road linking Uganda, following the tearing up of the road by the running water...
Somali security forces

Fierce fighting erupts between Somaliland, Puntland forces

Heavy fighting between Somaliland and Puntland forces erupted on Tuesday on the outskirts of Tukaraq town in Sool region, north of Somalia. The clashes which...
Education

Alumni organization for Rwandans with education backgrounds in China officially launched

Rwanda-China Alumni Organization (RCAO) recently held its official launch ceremony in Kigali, capital city of Rwanda. The organization is an non-governmental organization founded by former...
terrorist

23 Ethiopians convicted of terror acts

23 Ethiopians have been convicted of committing terror acts in alliance with Islamic militant groups Al-Shabab and Al-Qaeda. According to a report...

DR Congo hails AU, UN, Catholic church for supporting dialogue

Mende particularly thanked AU Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, head of the UN Mission for Stabilization of Congo (MONUSCO)...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

Zambian leader urges businesses not panic over free-falling currency

The local currency, the kwacha, depreciated to its lowest level on Monday by 20 percent, to trade at 13 Zambian Kwacha to 1 US...
IMF

IMF says Zimbabwe on track to meet SMP targets

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Wednesday Zimbabwe is on track to meet its targets under a 15-month Staff Monitored Programme aimed at helping...
Newly elected Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili greets masses during the ceremony. 17/03/2015, Image by: Elmond Jiyane, DoC

Lesotho PM says to form “equalization government” with 6 parties

Lesotho's Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili on Monday said he would be working with six parties to form "an equalization government". His...
Eskom

SA Presidency denies conflict of interests involving deputy president

The Presidency on Wednesday denied allegations that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's company Shanduka Group had profited from selling coal to the national electricity utility...

South Africa’s new visa regulations impact tourism

New visa regulations have negatively impacted tourism in South Africa, Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom said on Thursday. "I am concerned about it," the...

Kenya and Uganda to protect water catchments

Tribal leaders from Kenya and Uganda on Tuesday started a campaign to protect water catchments and rivers along the borders of the two countries. The...