• September 30, 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 …

First ever Billboard US Afrobeats chart: Check out Top 10

The first ever chart of Afrobeats popular songs in the United States went live on Tuesday. It ranks 50 Afrobeats songs based on streams and downloads in the country. Nigerian CKay …

Rising food prices ahead of Ramadan in Senegal

With less than 10 days to go before Ramadan, the month of fasting for Muslims, Senegal is experiencing an increase in the price of basic foodstuffs. Many residents are lamenting the …

Royals gather to honor Prince Philip at memorial

The ailing Queen Elizabeth II made her first major public appearance in months. She had not attended a high-profile public event since she spent a night in hospital last October. Ailing …

Western Sahara and region security on top of the agenda as U.S. Secretary of State Visits Morocco

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Morocco for two days. This visit is part of a tour in the Middle East and North Africa that started last Saturday. Blinken …

Zimbabwean opposition party wins majority in by-elections

After winning two-thirds of the seats in by-elections held last weekend, Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa is dreaming big. His party secured 19 of the 28 contested parliamentary seats and 75 …

Court frees 16 boda boda riders detained over attack on woman in Kenyan

A Kenyan court on Monday acquitted for lack of evidence and ordered the release of 16 motorbike taxi drivers who were arrested after the attack on a female diplomat in early …

U.S. Secretary of State, Arab and Israeli ministers meet for landmark reunion

Israel hosted a summit with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Arab ministers. It is the first time the Jewish State holds a meeting with four members of the Arab …

Cholera kills 29 in one week in Cameroon

29 people have died of cholera in Cameroon in the past week, the country’s health minister announced on Friday (March 25). The recent “outbreak of cases” is mainly in the western …

America to launch first Afrobeats Billboard US charts

The last decade has seen Afrobeats explode into a worldwide phenomenon, and now US magazine Billboard says it is teaming up with festival company Afro Nation to launch America’s first ever …

Angola on a hunt for European investors

The first-ever EU-Angola Business forum took place this Thursday in Brussels with an objective of convincing European investors to bet on Angola’s reforms to support private sector investment and business links. …