Monday, April 19, 2021

Africa

April 17, 2021

Buhari expresses sorrow, prayers over fire incident in Niger Republic

Mr Buhari has long been touted as having high affinity for the neighbouring African country.

President Muhammadu Buhari and President-elect, Mohamed Bazoum
April 17, 2021

Over 40 African migrants perish at sea in search of a ‘better life’

The Tunisian coast has become a common launching point for thousands of migrants seeking a better life in Europe.

Tunisian president
April 16, 2021

U.S. slams visa ban on Ugandan officials for undermining democracy

”The Government of Uganda’s actions during the recent electoral process undermined democracy and respect for human rights,” Mr Blinken said.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken
April 16, 2021

Germany to set up global health facility in Ghana

Lately, Ghana appears to be the destination of choice for foreign investments in West Africa.

Christoph Retzlaff
April 14, 2021

Kenya to develop e-wallet for youth financial inclusion

The Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Kenya estimates that 23 per cent of the 18 to 25 year-olds in Kenya was excluded from financial services and products.

Kenya
April 14, 2021

Angola to produce 20,000 carats of diamonds monthly

The mine produced 322,730 carats of diamonds from 2017 to 2020, Mr Gaspar disclosed.

April 13, 2021

We’re losing millions of dollars selling cement in Nigeria: Dangote

Dangote Group says its cement is cheaper in Nigeria than in Ghana and that it is losing dollar earnings focusing on the Nigerian market.

Aliko Dangote
April 13, 2021

Official extortion, harassment widespread across West African borders: ECOWAS Parliament

Mr Arthur noted that despite having his papers, the immigration officials continually harassed him at his workplace to extort him.

ECOWAS
April 12, 2021

President Akufo-Addo celebrates siting Africa’s first Twitter office in Ghana

“This is the start of a beautiful partnership between Twitter and Ghana, which is critical for the development of Ghana’s hugely important tech sector.”

April 11, 2021

Kenya’s elephant population on the increase: Report

More than 386 elephants were lost to poaching in 2013 compared to 11 elephants poached last year.