Friday, February 3, 2023
Ethiopia GERD
By now you've already heard of Ethiopian-Egypt locking horns over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Blue Nile. The Nile which is the longest river in the world, stretches across 11 countries in...
Sudan Protests
Protesters in Sudan started a two-day general strike to pressure the military to hand over power to a civilian government. Tuesday was the first day of a two-day nationwide strike called by opposition leaders demanding that...
Peter Mutharika
Malawi's electoral commission declared President Peter Mutharika the winner with 38% of the votes in one of the most tightly contested presidential elections in Malawi. Mutharika's victory was announced in Blantyre, Malawi's largest city, immediately after...
China in Africa
China has become increasingly powerful and prominent across Africa over the past two decades. Through President Xi Jinping's flagship Belt and Road Initiative, China has loaned money to African countries to build highways, dams, stadiums, airports and skyscrapers. The...
sudan
On Wednesday, the African Union shortened a deadline for Sudan’s military council to hand power to a civilian-led council from three months to two. The AU initially gave the military a two-week deadline to avoid...
Caster Semenya
South African 800m Olympic champion, Caster Semenya today lost her landmark case against the IAAF. The ruling by the court of arbitration for Sport means that Semenya, who has not been beaten over 800m since...
HalimaAden
Kenyan born, Somali-American model Halima Aden has made history once again by becoming the first model to wear a hijab and burkini in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit latest issue. In 2016, Aden became the first contestant in Miss...
Kenya's largest mobile operator and home to MPesa, Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore’s tenure is reportedly coming to a close. Bob Collymore has headed one of the most successfully carriers in Africa for almost a decade....
Aid groups scrambled Saturday to assess the damage in northern Mozambique as heavy rains fueled fears of flooding and mudslides two days after the second cyclone hit the southern African country within six weeks. Cyclone Kenneth...
Time 100 list
Time Magazine released its annual TIME 100 list and this year six African influencers made on to the list. The list which featured influencers in several categories from the arts, politics, education, science, entertainment and...