Tuesday, August 3, 2021
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...
Climate change has threatened the availability of high-quality mud for the buildings in Djenné, Mali From rock art in southern Africa to pyramids along the River Nile, humans have been leaving their mark across the continent for millennia. But extreme weather...
French Air Force soldiers work on a Boeing C135 parked on the French Air Force base in Niamey, Niger in December, 2017. Recent media reports claim that a covert Kenyan paramilitary team is responsible for the unconstitutional killing of terror suspects in...
African leaders at the 33rd African Union Heads of State Summit at the headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in February 2020. Since its inception in 2002 the African Union has been under pressure to resolve the extensive peace and security...
African Union Commission inaugurates African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) permanent secretariat as launchpad for Africa’s economic transformation The African Development Bank Group provided a $5 million institutional support grant to the AU towards the establishment of the AfCFTA secretariat ABIDJAN,...