• January 31, 2023

South Africa will not ditch coal ‘just like that’-Ramaphosa

Coal-rich but energy-starved South Africa will not immediately abandon its fossil-fueled electricity generating plants as it transitions to cleaner forms of power, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Sunday. South Africa, one of …

US secretary of state Anthony Blinken speaks to young people in Cairo Egypt

The strategic partnership between the U.S. and Egypt is of “great consequence”, according to Secretary of State Anthony Blinken.He made the comment on Sunday in Cairo where he addressed a meeting …

DRC ready to welcome Pope Francis

In Kinshasa’s Ndolo airport everything is ready to welcome Pope Francis. The Holy Pontiff arrives on Tuesday in Kinshasa, capital of the DRC and Africa’s largest catholic country. Tomorrow I will …

South Africa faces most drastic power outages since 2019

South Africans are experiencing, in the middle of winter, the country’s most drastic outages since 2019. The state-owned electricity utility, Eskom, will implement stage 6 of load shedding between 4 and …

Tear gas mar “Arise Ghana” protest: 12 Policemen injured, 29 protesters arrested

The Ghanaian police arrested 29 people on Tuesday after dispersing a violent anti-expense protest in Accra with tear gas, according to a new report. Hundreds of demonstrators had been marching in …

20 people found dead in Libya desert near border with Chad

Twenty people were found dead in the Libyan desert following a vehicle breakdown near the border with Chad and were presumed to have died of thirst, rescuers said Wednesday. A team …

Business: EU-Africa Business Summit takes off in Brussels

The war in Ukraine is the latest shock to hit global food production, causing concern about the food security situation in Africa. Participants at the EU-Africa Business Summit exchanged ideas on …

Eight civilians killed in attack during baptism in Burkina Faso

The United States has announced that it will launch a new campaign to combat terrorism, according to a report released on Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. “A terrorist …

At least 46 migrants found dead in abandoned tractor-trailer in Texas in USA

At least 46 people have been found dead in an abandoned lorry on the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas. A fire official said 16 people, including four children, had also been …

Grandma gave me urine to drink, minor infected with HIV reveals

A 10-year-old girl infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV (name withheld), who was recently rescued alongside her 14-year-old brother by their neighbor and taken to Igando General Hospital, Lagos,Nigeria has revealed …

At least 22 young people die in party to celebrate end of high-school exam in South Africa

At least 22 teenagers, the youngest possibly just 13, died at the weekend after a night out at a township tavern in South Africa, in a tragedy whose cause remains unclear. …

Lumumba’s coffin displayed at his murder site for a wake in Katanga

Patrice Lumumba’s coffin arrived on Sunday in Haut-Katanga in the south-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo where a wake is being held at the site of the independence hero’s murder. …

William Ruto promises to “deport Chinese” if elected in Kenya

Kenya’s deputy president and presidential candidate William Ruto has said he will deport Chinese nationals from jobs that could be done by Kenyans if he is elected in August. The August …