Archive for January, 2021

Virus Outbreak-Gorillas

In 1st known primate case, gorillas test positive for virus at San Diego Zoo

8 gorillas believed to have virus and several have been coughing; appears infection came from member of zoo’s team SAN DIEGO (AP) — Several gorillas at the San Diego Zoo[Read More…]

by January 12, 2021 0 comments COVID-19 Updates
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Uganda: Museveni & Bobi Wine take their electoral fight online

The the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the bruising Ugandan election campaign has taken to social media, with the ruling party and opposition leaders seeking to mobilise voters and get[Read More…]

by January 12, 2021 0 comments Politics
Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote loses KSh 98 billion in just 24 hours

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote loses KSh 98 billion in just 24 hours

– The new year started with uncertainty as Africa’s richest man reportedly lost KSh 98 billion (US$900 million) – Dangote, as at December 13, 2020, was worth $17.8 billion (Ksh[Read More…]

by January 12, 2021 0 comments Business
South Africans protesting against masks, vaccines head to court

South Africans protesting against masks, vaccines head to court

Pretoria – Demonstrators, including supporters of Liberty Fighters Network (LFN), church members and individuals who are opposed to the wearing of masks, as well as those opposed to vaccines, are[Read More…]

by January 12, 2021 0 comments COVID-19 Updates
African Union announces failure of latest talks on Ethiopia’s Nile Dam

African Union announces failure of latest talks on Ethiopia’s Nile Dam

The African Union on Sunday announced the failure of the latest round of talks between Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), official Sudan news agency[Read More…]

by January 11, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle, Politics
6 rangers killed in latest attack at Congo’s Virunga park

6 rangers killed in latest attack at Congo’s Virunga park

KINSHASA, Congo — Gunmen have killed at least six rangers in Virunga National Park, the latest attack in the part of eastern Congo that is home to some of the[Read More…]

by January 11, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle
DRC : Lambert Mende makes plans to join Tshisekedi’s Sacred Union

DRC : Lambert Mende makes plans to join Tshisekedi’s Sacred Union

On 6 January, Joseph Kabila’s former minister met with Félix Tshisekedi to discuss the alignment of his party with the Sacred Union. The Africa Report reveals the conditions of this[Read More…]

by January 10, 2021 0 comments Politics
Burundians wash their hands, as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, on their arrival of their repatriation in Gatumba, on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, in Burundi, on March 18, 2020. (Photo by Onesphore NIBIGIRA / AFP) (Photo by ONESPHORE NIBIGIRA/AFP via Getty Images)

Burundi closes borders again as COVID-19 cases on the rise

Burundi will close its land and water borders starting Monday and all passengers passing through the Bujumbura airport will be escorted by police, the government said Friday as COVID-19 cases[Read More…]

by January 10, 2021 0 comments COVID-19 Updates
Nakuru eyes Rwandan tourists

Nakuru eyes Rwandan tourists

Nakuru County Tourism Association (NCTA) is eyeing intra-Africa travel with a fact-finding mission to Rwanda in March this year. The association treasurer, Farid Abdallah, said Nakuru was fast growing as[Read More…]

by January 10, 2021 0 comments Travel
Trump says he will not attend inauguration

Trump says he will not attend inauguration

Trump says he will not attend Biden’s inauguration on January 20. “To all of those who have asked, I will not be going to the Inauguration on January 20th,” he[Read More…]

by January 8, 2021 0 comments Politics