• October 2, 2022

Airstrike in Ethiopia’s Tigray region kills civilians

An airstrike in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed at least five civilians earlier this week as the revived war continues, according to humanitarian workers and an internal document seen by The …

World Bank approves $750 million credit to boost Nigerian reforms

The World Bank has approved a US$750 million credit line for Nigeria to help the country push through reforms to attract investment and create jobs. Several states in Nigeria are struggling …

Liberated Mocímboa marks one year since liberation from Jihadist

In the port city of Mocímboa da Praia in northern Mozambique life is slowly coming back to normal. The city was liberated from jihadists a year ago. Since August 2020 that …

AFCON 2021: Tunisia sack coach Mondeher Kebaier after exit

  Tunisia head coach, Mondher Kebaier was sacked on Sunday, the day after the team’s elimination from the Africa Cup of Nations and two months before they compete in the World …

‘Terrified’ Kenyan Airways vows to stop transporting monkeys

Kenya Airways has announced it will not renew its contract with a Mauritius breeding farm to transport monkeys from the Indian Ocean Island to the United States (US) to be used …

Uganda, Rwanda border reopens after three-year closure

Uganda and Rwanda reopened their Gatuna border post on Monday, signaling the end of three-year frosty relations between the two East African nations. In a surprise announcement last week, Kigali said …

Doctors beg for food as 40% of Tigrayans wallow in “in extreme food shortage” in Ethiopia

Nearly 40% of the population in Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray region are suffering from “extreme food shortage”, according to the United Nations. The latest food assessment published on Friday (January 28) by …

warnings of possible attacks- Kenya beefs up security

Kenya has tightened security in the capital, Nairobi and other cities in the country after several European countries warned of the risk of possible attacks. Heavily armed police officers were patrolling …

ECOWAS to meet over Burkina Faso Coup

  The West African bloc ECOWAS will meet on Friday to discuss the current unrest in Burkina Faso, where army officers have ousted President Roch Marc Christian Kabore. The extraordinary summit will start …

AFCON 2021: Ghana sack Coach Milo due to early exit

Ghana has fired coach Milovan Rajevac after the country’s early exit from the group stage at the ongoing African Cup of Nations. “This follows the receipt of the technical report from …

Southern Africa: Death toll keeps increasing in Storm Ana

70 people have now been confirmed dead as a results of tropical storm Ana which hit several southern African countries, latest figures from authorities in Mozambique, Malawi and Madagascar on Thursday …

Solar-powered fridges help transport COVID-19 vaccines in Kenya

A delivery has arrived at Merrueshi Health Centre in Kajiado, Kenya. It’s a shipment of vital vaccines. But getting the vials to remote places like this can be tricky. How can …

UN : More than 50 million people affected by urban conflicts across the globe,

  The United Nations chief said on Tuesday that more than 50 million people are affected by urban conflicts across the globe. Opening a Security Council debate on how to protect …