• 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 …

Portugal reaches debt settlement with Cape Verde

Portugal and Cape Verde have reached a debt settlement.  Portugal will invest in the Cape Verdean fund for climate and energy transition by repaying Cape Verde’s debt. The Portuguese-speaking country owes …

Business:Uganda starts first oil drilling operations with targets on 2025

Uganda on Tuesday launched the drilling of its first oil well, a key milestone as the country races to meet its target of first oil output in 2025. President Yoweri Museveni …

Italian PM Meloni boost strong energy ties with Algeria

Italian Premier Giorgia Meloni arrived Sunday (Jan. 22) in Algeria for a two-day visit as the two nations look to build up a strategic partnership and Italy works to further wean …

Breaking News:Kenya tourist boat capsizes; 3 dead, 1 missing

A glass boat carrying tourists capsized in southeastern Kenya on Saturday (Jan.21), killing three people and leaving one person missing, police said. According to the Kilifi county government, boat Holiday Jabulani …

Exposed:Ghana Auditor General reveals violations in use of Covid 19 funds

After Senegal, Ghana is the latest African country where officials have been called out for misappropriating or mismanaging funds dedicated to fighting the Covid-19 pandemic. The Ghana audit service report on …

South Africa welcomes Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was welcomed by his South African counterpart for talks in Pretoria on Monday (Jan.23). “Last year in 2022 we commemorated 30 years of diplomatic relations between …

Business: Inflation slows in Ghana

Inflation in Ghana is slowing after peaking at 78,1% in November. According to data collected by the statistics service, producer price inflation retreated in December reaching now 52,2%. Last month, consumer …

Ugandan court remands US couple charged with child trafficking for two more weeks

A Ugandan court on Tuesday remanded in custody an American couple charged with child trafficking in a case that might see them serve life in prison if convicted. Nicholas Spencer and …

Police officer who killed George Floyd seeks to have his trial overturned

The police officer who killed the African-American George Floyd and set the United States on fire in 2020 is trying from Wednesday to have his murder conviction overturned during an essentially …

Gambia’s vice president Badara Alieu Joof dies in India

Gambia’s Vice-President Badara Alieu Joof has died of illness in India, President Adama Barrow said on Tuesday. Barrow said on Twitter that Joof had died “after a short illness” without providing …