Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Africa

October 13, 2021

U.S. considering options in northern Ethiopia crisis: State Dept

The U.S. is considering the full range of tools at its disposal, including using economic sanctions, to respond to the worsening crisis in northern Ethiopia.

October 12, 2021

UN court rules in Somalia’s favour in border dispute with Kenya

The disputed border of about 100,000 square kilometres in the Indian Ocean has high oil and gas deposits.

Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo and Uhuru Kenyatta
October 12, 2021

Leader of Mozambique’s armed opposition party killed

The armed group is accused of killing civilians, looting, arson and destruction of property.

October 12, 2021

Liberia Election: Minister calls for small arms control, commends ECOWAS

Ahead of Liberia’s presidential and legislative elections in 2023, Liberia’s deputy minister has urged security agencies to contain small arms proliferation.

October 11, 2021

Climate Change: Madagascar prays for rain as country faces famine

In some villages, the last proper rain was three years ago, while in others, eight or even 10 years ago.

October 9, 2021

Sunday Igboho will die if extradited to Nigeria: Lawyer

Mr Igboho’s lawyer is worried the Buhari regime will murder his client if extradited to Nigeria.

Sunday Igboho
October 8, 2021

Ugandan president to be retested after aides test positive for COVID-19

Mr Museveni and other members of the team who tested negative will be retested.

October 8, 2021

Over 50 people die after boat capsizes on Congo River

Authorities said 75 passengers were still missing in a boat survivors said had a total of 400 people.

October 8, 2021

King Mohammed of Morocco names new govt

The new government is said to have seven women in the cabinet, with Nadia Fettah Alaoui appointed finance minister.

October 7, 2021

Google to invest $1 billion in Africa for cheaper, faster internet

The tech giant said the investment fund will empower African startups with $50 million, giving them access to its employees, network and technologies.

Google Hq