Monday, November 29, 2021

Africa

November 29, 2021

Senegal asks for China’s help to fight terrorists, irredentists

“We would like the voice of China, given its influence, to be a strong voice of support for Senegal,” Senegalese foreign minister said.

Aissata Tall Sall and Wang Yi
November 29, 2021

Nigeria, others seal $42.1 billion deals in ongoing African trade fair

The latest figures captured additional data submitted by trade promotion agencies of Algeria, Nigeria and South Africa.

Intra-African Trade Fair 2021 (IATF 2021)
November 29, 2021

COVID-19: Botswana confirms 19 Omicron cases

“Such detection should not be confused with Botswana being the country of origin of the strain,” the Botswana health minister said.

November 27, 2021

Commonwealth election observers arrive Gambia ahead of December 4 presidential poll

The December 4 presidential election will be the first in The Gambia without ex-president Yahya Jammeh running for office.

November 27, 2021

Protest against terrorist attacks turns violent in Burkina Faso

Demonstrators vandalised a government records building, leaving computers and documents in the street.

Roch Marc Christian Kaboré
November 27, 2021

COVID-19 Variant: Mauritius to stop flights from South Africa November 28

Passengers who have been physically present in South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Botswana, Eswatini, and Zimbabwe will be denied entry or transit through Mauritius.

COVID-19 variant
November 27, 2021

Israel bans most African countries over South African COVID-19 variant

Israel has placed a travel ban on African states, following reported cases of the new coronavirus variant was detected in South Africa.

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett/COVID-19
November 27, 2021

Uganda hands over control of country’s only international airport to China

The East Africa nation while acquiring the loan facility signed away the control of the airport’s bank accounts to the Chinese Exim Bank, the lender.

Museveni and Xi Jingping
November 26, 2021

MNJTF force commander hails UK’s support in Lake Chad

The UK said the Lake Chad Basin was an important area, one that they consider a priority.

Abdul-Khalifah Ibrahim, Paul Warwick
November 26, 2021

Ethiopian PM heads to frontline as rebel forces push towards capital

Prime minister Abiy Ahmed believes the rebels have no chance against the country’s army.

TIGRAY REBELS AND ABIY AHMED