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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
Southern Africa: SADC Loses Ten Cabinet Ministers to Covid-19 in Two Weeks

Southern Africa: SADC Loses Ten Cabinet Ministers to Covid-19 in Two Weeks

Dar es Salaam — When news came out in June last year that Burundi’s Ex-President Peirre Nkurunziza had succumbed to Covid-19, it was seen as mere hearsay. But six months[Read More…]

by January 27, 2021 0 comments COVID-19 Updates
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
Kenya: Main suspect in murder of Chief Inspector Odongo arrested

Kenya: Main suspect in murder of Chief Inspector Odongo arrested

Albert Lelei Ntuitai was arrested on Saturday evening by DCI detectives. •Director George Kinoti said that before his macabre killing, the late Chief Inspector Odongo was the OCS Muthithi Police[Read More…]

by January 24, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle
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
Biovac to distribute vaccines to S.Africa healthcare workers

Biovac to distribute vaccines to S.Africa healthcare workers

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa has a three-month plan to import, store and distribute coronavirus vaccines for frontline healthcare workers through a contract with pharmaceutical company Biovac Institute, a letter[Read More…]

by January 21, 2021 0 comments COVID-19 Updates
Egypt imposes new taxes on cigarettes

Egypt imposes new taxes on cigarettes

Egypt will begin collecting an additional one Egyptian pound ($0.064) for every pack of cigarettes sold in the local market starting July, the state-run General Authority for Health Insurance announced[Read More…]

by January 21, 2021 0 comments Business