• 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 …

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. …

children continue to suffer the consequences of war UN Report

Children have continued to suffer the consequences of man-made conflict in 2021, despite some progress, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Almost 40 per cent of all killing and maiming cases …

UN to transfer 6,750 Ethiopians trapped in Yemen war

The U.N. migration agency on Tuesday announced plans to transfer at least 6,750 Ethiopian migrants from war-torn Yemen to their home country in the coming months. The UN agency appealed for …

MINUSMA cites restrictions on movement by Malian army

The Malian army has prevented the United Nation’s mission in Mali from patrolling Djenne, in the centre of the country, a hotbed of violence and jihadist activity. This is the latest …

Biden sends US ground troops to Somalia

Several hundred American troops may return to Somalia after authorisation by U.S. President,  Joe Biden for their redeployment. Some U.S. officials revealed on Monday after Donald Trump ordered their withdrawal during …

W.H.O chief uses Ukraine war to question racial equality

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has highlighted coverage of the Ukraine war to question whether the world “gives equal attention to black and white lives”. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus …

War in Ukraine sparks food-security fears

Rising prices driven by the Ukraine crises have stoked fear of devastating social turmoil in eastern DR Congo. In the region, the economy is hobbled by geographical remoteness and decades of …

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 …