Friday, February 3, 2023
Ethiopia Tigray conflict
A surprise deal has been reached in the Ethiopian civil war with both sides agreeing to halt their two-year conflict which led to thousands of deaths and warnings of a famine. The African Union (AU) has...
Ebola!
Ebola infections have risen across districts in Uganda, bringing the cumulative number of confirmed and suspected deaths to 23, health authorities in Uganda said Monday. Uganda declared an Ebola outbreak last Tuesday after a case of the relatively...
Kenya elections 2022
Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld results declaring William Ruto winner of last month’s presidential elections. Ruto, 55, won with 50.49% of the vote against his rival Raila Odinga’s 48.85%, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission...
TikTok is fueling disinformation and political tension in Kenya ahead of its August general elections, new study by Mozilla Foundation says. Mozilla made the conclusion after reviewing 130 highly watched videos sharing content filled with hate speech, incitement...
Uganda
Uganda has agreed to temporarily host 2,000 Afghan refugees.   Esther Anyakun, Uganda’s state minister for relief, disaster preparedness and refugees, says President Yoweri Museveni told her to make preparations to host 2,000 refugees from Afghanistan.   “They have...
Sudan France debt
French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that in an effort to support Sudan's economy and country's transitional leadership, France has canceled Sudan's $5 billion debt. Macron hosted African leaders and international creditors on Monday...
Ethiopia Elections 2021
Ethiopia has again delayed its national election after some opposition parties said they wouldn’t take part and as conflict in the country’s Tigray region means no vote is being held there, further complicating Prime Minister...
Zulu Nation Queen
South Africa’s Zulu Nation is mourning the death of Queen Mantfombi Dlamini. The regent died just a month after ascending into power, following the death of her husband, King Goodwill Zwelithini. Her family termed her death as a...
Denise Sassou Nguesso
Dennis Sassou Nguesso, president of Congo-Brazzaville, has officially started his renewed term of leadership. The 77-year-old won in the March 2021 election by a landslide, garnering about 88.4 percent of the total votes cast. His rival, Guy-Brice...
Idriss Deby
Chad’s long serving president, Idriss Deby has died at the age of 68. The Central African Head of State succumbed to injuries that he sustained while leading the country’s army into war. The nation has been battling...