• 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 …

Al-Qaeda claims responsibility for two deadly attacks near Bamako in Mali on Monday

Al-Qaeda claimed responsibility for two attacks that killed at least two firefighters and three civilians Monday near Bamako, in a statement authenticated by the U.S. NGO SITE, which specializes in tracking …

German to withdraw troops from Mali by mid 2024

The German government said Tuesday that it plans to wind down the country’s participation in a U.N. military mission in Mali by the middle of 2024. Tensions have grown between Mali, …

150,000 displaced children have no legal identity in Mali- NGO

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has said that nearly 150,000 children displaced by the conflict in Mali do not have birth certificates and are at risk of exclusion and disenfranchisement because …

Hundreds march against UN peacekeepers in Mali

The protestors waved Malian flags and chanted anti-UN slogans. Others carried Russian flags as they marched through the streets of the capital. Mali’s army government has had a frosty relationship with …

Dozens of civilians killed in eastern Mali

Local officials said dozens of civilians were killed this week in Talataye, a town located in north-eastern Mali. The locality which sits at croassroads of influence for rival terrorist groups was …

Mali hosts Burkina Faso military leader to discuss bilateral cooperation

Mali’s coup leader and the leader of Burkina Faso’s military junta met on Saturday in Malian capital, Bamako to discuss bilateral cooperation. Colonel Assimi Goita welcomed visiting Burkinabe leader Lieutenant Colonel …

Business:Rebuilding economy after sanctions lifted

African countries have made progress on information exchange in 2021. This improvement has helped mobilize resources and better combat tax evasion. Interview with Zayda Manetta, Head of the Global Forum Secretariat. …

Mali suspend all rotations of UNMIS troops

The Malian authorities have suspended all rotations of the military and police contingents of the United Nations Mission in Mali (UNMIS), including those already scheduled, the foreign ministry said in a …

French Defence Chief pledges support for Ivorian armed forces

The Chief of Staff of the French Armed Forces visited Ivory Coast on Monday to discuss shared security concerns. Speaking at a newly opened counter-terrorism training academy near the economic capital, …

Mali seeks allies to help boost its natioanl security

Mali and Morocco are keen to bolster their long-time historical relations following the visit of Mali’s Foreign Minister to the North African country. The visiting Malian foreign Minister said the new …