Friday, September 30, 2022
The Government of Rwanda through the Ministry of Youth and Culture, in collaboration with the YouthConnekt Africa Hub, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and other partners is pleased to announce that the 5th edition of the YouthConnekt Africa...
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrived in the Ethiopian capital on Tuesday for a two-day visit in the last leg of his 4-nation Africa tour. Lavrov also visited Egypt, the Republic of the Congo, and Uganda as part of his...
A group of migrants are guided up the beach after being brought into Kent on a lifeboat. Photo by Gareth Fuller/PA Images via Getty Images UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on April 4 2022 that Britain would relocate some asylum seekers arriving...
I’ve known for a long time about the existence of Somaliland, an unrecognized state that may or may not be a breakaway state from Somalia depending on who you ask. It’s been thirty years since Somaliland broke away from Somalia. But it...
Kenneth Kaunda, the former president of Zambia, who has died in hospital in the capital, Lusaka, at the age of 97, was the last of the giants of 20th century African nationalism. He was also one of the few to...
The Horn of Africa was and is a region of utmost importance throughout the ages from time immemorial. It is where man first crossed from Africa to other parts of the world and it has always been a point...
By CHARLES ONYANGO-OBBO Last week a Nigerian political analyst sent out a note to a network of Africans who track security issues on the continent. It was a short worried note: “If you aren’t watching Nigeria, you must”, he said. Two...
President Idriss Deby, who won a 6th term on Monday, has died of injuries suffered on the frontline, an army spokesman said. Chad’s President Idriss Deby has died of injuries suffered on the frontline where he had gone to visit...
Vice President Samia Sulhu Hassan announces death of 61-year-old after weeks of uncertainty over his health and whereabouts. Tanzanian President John Magufuli has died, the country’s vice president has announced on state television, after weeks of uncertainty over his health...
Campaign posters of President Yoweri Museveni hang on a cable a day after the election commission said he won a sixth term in office. YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP via Getty Images Yoweri Museveni has claimed victory in Uganda’s recent elections, potentially extending his presidential rule...