• December 1, 2022

South African panel releases President Ramaphosa’s farm cash scandal report

A three-member panel set up to inquire if South African President Cyril Ramaphosa should be impeached after millions of dollars in cash were discovered at his private farm submitted its recommendations …

Egyptians demand the British Museum return the Rosetta Stone

A priceless black granite slab. The Rosetta stone, a multi-translated inscription brought the seminal breakthrough in deciphering ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. Over 2 centuries after forces of the British Empire brought it …

Nigeria’s Federal High Court has sentenced the Inspector-General of Police to jail

Nigeria’s Federal High Court has sentenced the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, to three months in prison for flouting a 2011 court order. According to local media reports, the IGP’s sentence …

Artillery fire on M23 rebel positions in congo DRC

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is yet to fulfil its promise by taking action to protect its people despite promise, local sources have revealed. “We woke up to heavy fighting …

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. …

At least 7 dead in a train derailment in DR Congo

At least seven people were killed on Saturday night in a new freight train derailment in the Lualaba province, in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo. A new train accident has claimed …

No jurisdiction to try former PM Augustin Matata, DRC constitutional says court

  The Constitutional Court of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ruled on Monday in Kinshasa that it had no jurisdiction to try former Prime Minister Augustin Matata on charges of …

Former Congolese Prime Minister Clément Mouamba dies

The former Congolese Prime Minister, Clément Mouamba, passed away aged 77 in the Saint Joseph Hospital in Paris, France, following a brief illness. Clément Mouamba, born in 1944 in Sibiti in …

‘Covid business’ in DR Congo exposed by report

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic has suffered from the kind of mismanagement seen during outbreaks of other deadly diseases in the country, a study said Thursday. …

3rd edition of Afro-Colombia Film Festival ‘Quibdo’ takes place in Congo

The third edition of the 2021 Afro-Colombian festival “QUIBDO Africa Film Festival” took place Sunday in Pointe Noire, which is the economic capital of the Republic of Congo. The event intended …