Monday, February 26, 2024
Coup Africa
Africa has experienced several coups since August 2020, since then armed officers have decided to take over, most recently with President Ali Bongo of Gabon. Gabon On Wednesday, August 30, a group of senior Gabonese military officers...
Mali drops French language
Mali has dropped French, which has been the country’s official language since 1960 following the new constitution. This comes after the new constitution passed overwhelmingly with 96.91% of the vote during the June 18 referendum. Although...
President Julius Maada Bio
Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio, 59, secured a second term following the recently concluded West African country's general election. The electoral commission confirmed his win, but his challenger, 72-year-old Samuel Kamara, has 'categorically" disputed the...
NigeriaVotes2023
With Nigerian elections just a few weeks away, Feb 25th. Here's a list of all the candidates: Kola Abiola (PRP) Kola Abiola is the son of the late Nigerian business tycoon and politician Moshood Abiola, the...
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...