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Kenya and DRC exploring visa-free entries to strengthen ties

Kenya and DRC exploring visa-free entries to strengthen ties

Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo are working on a visa-free entry deal, according to a statement by the Interior ministry. The ministry said the move will promote bilateral[Read More…]

by February 1, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle, Politics
Troops withdraw from home of Ugandan opposition leader

Troops withdraw from home of Ugandan opposition leader

UGANDAN opposition leader Bobi Wine has been freed from house arrest for the first time since long-serving president Yoweri Museveni retained power in a January 14 election. The former pop[Read More…]

by January 27, 2021 0 comments Politics
US says Eritrean forces should leave Tigray immediately

US says Eritrean forces should leave Tigray immediately

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) – The United States said all soldiers from Eritrea should leave Ethiopia´s embattled Tigray region “immediately.” A State Department spokesperson in an email to The Associated Press[Read More…]

by January 27, 2021 0 comments Politics
Norway opens embassy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Norway opens embassy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Norway is increasing its presence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and is opening a new embassy in the capital Kinshasa. DRC will also be a new partner country[Read More…]

by January 27, 2021 0 comments Politics
Burundian ruling party elects new leader

Burundian ruling party elects new leader

An extraordinary congress of Burundi’s ruling party on Sunday elected former Senate President Reverien Ndikuriyo to succeed the incumbent Burundian President Evariste Ndayishimiye as the new party leader. Ndikuriyo was[Read More…]

by January 26, 2021 0 comments Politics
Burundi announces the closure of its “consulate” in the occupied city of El-Aaiun

Burundi announces the closure of its “consulate” in the occupied city of El-Aaiun

Bujumbura (Burundi) 23 January 2021 (SPS) – Burundian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced, through its Twitter account, it will close its “consulate” in the occupied city of El-Aaiun, due to “strategic[Read More…]

by January 24, 2021 0 comments Politics
DR Congo lawmakers file motion of no confidence in PM Ilunga

DR Congo lawmakers file motion of no confidence in PM Ilunga

A majority in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s lower house of parliament filed a motion of no confidence in the prime minister, a move likely to force the government’s[Read More…]

by January 23, 2021 0 comments Politics
Biden cancels travel ban on Nigeria, Eritrea, Sudan, others

Biden cancels travel ban on Nigeria, Eritrea, Sudan, others

U.S President Joe Biden on his first day in office issued some executive orders undoing some of former President Donald Trump’s policies. Among the 17 executive orders and presidential actions[Read More…]

by January 21, 2021 0 comments Politics
Russia’s Growing Military Presence in the Central African Republic

Russia’s Growing Military Presence in the Central African Republic

On December 22, 2020, Russia announced sending additional military instructors to the Central African Republic (CAR). Despite initial rejection, Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) ultimately admitted the fact of[Read More…]

by January 21, 2021 0 comments Politics
Trump imposes visa restrictions on Tanzanian officials over vote

Trump imposes visa restrictions on Tanzanian officials over vote

The US government has imposed visa restrictions on Tanzanian officials for “undermining” a free and fair election. The State Department said it was banning an unspecified number of Tanzania government[Read More…]

by January 20, 2021 0 comments Politics