Monday, May 23, 2022

Africa

May 23, 2022

Ethiopia arrested 4,000 in Amhara region crackdown: Official

The arrest Monday is part of a wider crackdown against militia fighters, critics, and the press.

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
May 23, 2022

Africa loses 300,000 women, children yearly to firewood smoke: Adesina

AfDB president Akinwumi Adesina said that nine out of the 10 most vulnerable countries to climate change were in Africa.

Firewood smoke and Akinwunmi Adesina
May 21, 2022

Russia-Ukraine War: AfDB approves $1.5 billion facility to support Africa’s food system

The facility is expected to reach over 20 million African farmers to deal with the food shortfall.

AfDB building
May 21, 2022

RS Berkane beat Orlando Pirates to win CAF Confederation Cup in Uyo

The game went into penalty kicks following a 1-1 draw after regulation and extra time, and it was the Moroccans whose luck shone above their South African counterparts.

Berkane Vs Pirates
May 20, 2022

UN Global Compact inaugurates regional hub in Nigeria

“The focus cannot just be on what can Nigeria teach others. If it does not practise it itself, there is really much to be done around domestic resource mobilisation.”

President Muhammadu Buhari
May 19, 2022

Nigeria, other African countries contained monkeypox in 2020; we’re concerned about outbreak in Europe: CDC

Mr Ouma’s comments come as the United Kingdom confirmed a case of the rare and sometimes fatal animal-borne disease.

Ahmed Ogwell Ouma
May 19, 2022

LASU aims to be best university in West Africa

“This is very critical towards attaining our set goal of becoming the best university in West Africa,” said the LASU vice-chancellor.

LASU Vice-Chancellor Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello
May 18, 2022

Social, economic activities boom in Cairo after COVID-19 lockdown

COVID-19 dealt a huge blow to many African economies, including Egypt which is currently top-ranking in Africa.

Egyptian pyramids Credit Wikipedia
May 17, 2022

Zimbabwean central bank lifts suspension on bank lending

Companies being investigated for alleged financial misdemeanours would still not be allowed to borrow.

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe
May 17, 2022

Ethiopia, World Bank agree on $300 million reconstruction grant

The government said “the resource will be used to finance the activities designed to support basic services.”