• January 27, 2023

New claims of ethnic clashes in central Ethiopia

Witnesses allege that several dozen civilians and fighters have been killed in the new clashes between Ethiopians from Oromo and Amhara groups in the centre of the country. The fighting would …

France recalls envoy to Burkina Faso after expulsion of its forces

France said on Thursday that it was recalling its ambassador from Burkina Faso, a day after agreeing to demands from the ruling junta to pull out troops from the former French …

Libya to sign gas deals with Italy’s Eni – National Oil corporation chief

Libya’s National Oil Corporation said Wednesday (Jan. 25) it had reached an $8-billion deal with Italian energy giant ENI to develop offshore hydrocarbon sites. “We have reached a deal with ENI …

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 …

DeadBody of Zambian student killed in Russia – Ukraine War to be repatriated

The body of a Zambian student who was recruited from a Russian prison and killed in fighting in Ukraine will be repatriated to his family on Sunday, the Zambian government said …

Central Africa says border nation bombed its troops and Russian allies

The Central African government said a plane that flew back to a neighboring country bombed a base of its army and Russian paramilitary allies in the northwest on Monday, threatening retaliation. …

Russia Ukraine conflict forces Egypt’s central bank raise interest rates

Egypt’s Central Bank raised its key interest rate Monday for the first time since 2017, citing inflationary pressures triggered by the coronavirus pandemic and Russia’s war in Ukraine, which hiked oil …

Moroccan man sentenced in Ukraine: Rabat calls on Moscow to ensure a “fair” appeal

The National Council for Human Rights (CNDH), an official body in Morocco, has called on the Russian authorities to ensure a “fair trial” on the appeal of a young Moroccan sentenced …

Russian diplomatic chief to visit Algeria

The head of Russian diplomacy, Sergei Lavrov, is visiting Algeria on Tuesday, a key ally of Moscow and a gas exporter increasingly sought after by Europe seeking to reduce its dependence …

President Macky Sall of Senegal holds negotiation talks with Putin

The Senegalese President Macky Sall, who is also the current chairman of the African Union (AU), Wednesday had a phone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to “seek a lasting …

UN Countries divided over Russia Ukraine War

Africa was divided at Wednesday’s UN General Assembly, which has adopted a resolution deploring Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and calling for the immediate withdrawal of its forces. Eritrea was one of …

Russia attacks Ukraine, sparks re-actions all over the world

Russia launched a full-scale attack on Ukraine on Thursday, hitting cities and bases with air strikes or shelling as civilians crammed into trains and cars to flee. The Ukrainian government said …