• December 9, 2022

Shock about the presence of a Russian cargo ship in South-african Cape Town

South Africa’s main opposition party on Thursday called on the government to explain why a Russian cargo ship targeted by Western sanctions is docked at a naval base in Cape Town. …

Sports:Morocco on a ‘mission’ to leave deep imprint on history, look to end Portugal’s WC run

Coach Walid Regragui restated Morocco’s ambition durign a press conference Friday (Dec. 9), as the team prepares to play Portugal on Saturday (Dec. 10). The entire Moroccan squad eye a historic …

Gunmen kidnap worshippers in Nigeria mosque attack

Gunmen abducted 19 Muslim worshippers after attacking a mosque in the restive northwest of Nigeria, police said Sunday (November 4). The attackers stormed the mosque in Maigamji village, in Katsina state, …

South Africa public sector workers strike over wage demands

Thousands of public servants began a one-day strike in South Africa on Thursday over wage demands, professional organizations said. The work stoppage is being led by one of South Africa’s largest …

Business:Kenya, South Africa improve bilateral ties on migration, trade

The presidents of South Africa and Kenya said Wednesday they have resolved a long-standing visa dispute and Kenyans will be able to visit South Africa visa-free for up to 90 days …

Twitter fires staff at its only Africa office in Ghana

In less than two weeks since Elon Musk took over the Twitter company, there are already concerns that the company is choosing to ignore key risks in its biggest international growth …

French strategy in Africa “finalized within six months”

French President Emmanuel Macron has made official the end of the ‘Barkhane’ operation in Mali and detailed that the country’s new ‘roadmap’ on the African continent will be “finalized within six …

Nigerian TikTok stars sentenced to 20 strokes for defaming governor

Two TikTok stars in Nigeria’s Kano state who mocked a government official in Nigeria have been sentenced to be whipped 20 times under Sharia law. According to local media reports, Mubarak …

NASA rocket launchs first ever Zimbabwean and Ugandan satellites into space

Zimbabwe and Uganda have launched their first homegrown satellites into space yesterday aboard a NASA rocket. Zimbabwe’s satellite, named ZimSat-1, was designed and assembled by three of the country’s scientists who …

Uganda to shortens school term to curb Ebola

Uganda will shorten the school term by two weeks to reduce daily contact among students and help curb the spread of Ebola, the education minister announced on Tuesday (November 8). Authorities …

Elephant calves struggle to survive amid Kenya’s worst drought in decades

Parts of Kenya have experienced four consecutive seasons with inadequate rain in the past two years, with dire effects for people and animals, including livestock. Mortality rate among herbivore species such …

Kenya Airways strike: pilots’ union officials summoned to court

The Kenya Airways (KA) pilots’ union, which has been on strike since Saturday, has been summoned to appear before a court in Nairobi on Monday for staging a strike despite a …

Chad’s President Déby appoints 104 more members to parliament

General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno on Monday appointed by decree 104 more members of his “parliament” as he leads Chad’s two-year transitional government after taking power on the death of his …