• 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 …

UN security council relaxes arms embargo on DR Congo

The U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution Tuesday relaxing the embargo on arms exports to the Democratic Republic of Congo, a decision hailed by Kinshasa as an “injustice repaired. The resolution …

Chad pleads with UN for permanent African seats on Security Council

Chad is asking for Africa to be allowed to join the United Nations Security Council as a permanent member. Speaking to the UN on Friday Chad’s Secretary of State for Foreign …

Macina Katiba hunted down after massacre of 132 civilians in Mali

The Malian army said on Thursday it had carried out air strikes against jihadists from the al-Qaeda-affiliated Macina Katiba in the centre of the country following the massacre of at least …

Western Sahara and region security on top of the agenda as U.S. Secretary of State Visits Morocco

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Morocco for two days. This visit is part of a tour in the Middle East and North Africa that started last Saturday. Blinken …

warnings of possible attacks- Kenya beefs up security

Kenya has tightened security in the capital, Nairobi and other cities in the country after several European countries warned of the risk of possible attacks. Heavily armed police officers were patrolling …

Ethiopia Security Council urges end to hostilities

The UN Security Council on Friday expressed “deep concern” over the escalating conflict in Ethiopia and called for a ceasefire. The members of this body “call for an end to hostilities …

Somalia kicks off next stage of long-delayed elections

Somalia on Monday began electing lawmakers for its lower house of parliament, the next phase in a long-delayed and turbulent process toward a presidential vote that has sometimes turned violent. The …

Man caught and paraded for planning father’s abduction

Sokoto State Police Command has paraded a 35-year-old man for planning the abduction of his stepfather in Sokoto. The suspect was paraded alongside a 25-year-old accomplice, whose role in the saga …

Shocking: Bandits free 15 more Baptist students

It was both a joyous and sober moment for parents of 121 abducted students (male and female) of Bethel Baptist School, Damishi, Kaduna State, when they were reunited with 15 more students …

Robbers sent customers away before attacking Osun banks – Eyewitnesses

Eyewitnesses on Friday told City Round that armed robbers that attacked two commercial banks in Iree, Osun State, walked customers out of the premises before they attacked the banks. Three of those who …