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Biden re-establishes US troop presence inside Somalia

Biden has ordered that troops be reinstated in Somalia to combat Al-Shabaab.Fewer than 500 troops will be deployed. US...

Sales of male grooming products surge in Africa

African men are investing more and more money in their appearance. The male grooming products market on the...

Tanzania: Dar, AfDB Sign 290.7bn/ – Loan for Water Project in Dodoma

THE government has signed a loan agreement of 125.2 million US Dollars (about 290.7bn/-) from the African Development...

Zimbabwe: RBZ Lifts Suspension On Lending

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has, with immediate effect, lifted the temporary suspension of lending services by...

Kenya’s election: Gachagua and Karua chosen as running mates

Kenya's leading presidential candidates have chosen running mates from the biggest ethnic group. Source link : https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-61464243?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA Author...

Zimbabwe lifts import duties on basic goods, with SA set to benefit

Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe. File/Timothy Marks/Getty Images From Tuesday, Zimbabwean importers won't pay duties on a range...

Zimbabwe: Foreign Purchases Surge to 9,5 Percent On the ZSE

The proportion of foreign purchases on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) rose to 9,5% signifying good returns on...

Zimbabwe: Government Shuts-Down All Schools Operating Illegally, Tens of Thousands of Pupils Affected

GOVERNMENT has closed 150 schools in Harare after they failed to register in a development that will leave...

Indonesians celebrate Vesak at world’s largest Buddhist temple

Last updated: 2 hours ago More than 1,000 Buddhists from across the archipelago gathered at the world's largest...

Kenya presidential contenders pick rights champion, political campaigner as running mates

Top Kenyan presidential candidates Raila Odinga and William Ruto have announced their running mates. Odinga has opted for a...

Zimbabwe seeks EU backing to sell almost R10bn worth of ivory

(Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images) Zimbabwe on Monday sought the support of the European Union to sell off...

Zimbabwe: Government Tenders to Private Companies Fueling Inflation, Parliament Told

INDUSTRY has urged government to stop awarding of tenders involving huge amounts of money to private players, arguing...

Zimbabwe: First Lady Receives Commendation for Cook-Out Programme

FIRST Lady Dr Amai Auxillia Mnangagwa has been commended for spearheading the Traditional Cook-out programme across the country,...

Burkina Faso: Dozens Killed in Suspected Jihadist Attacks Across the Country

Around 40 people, many of them civilian volunteers with the army, have reportedly been killed in a series...

Libya: Armed clashes in Tripoli as power struggle deepens

Libya's parliamentary-appointed government, backed by powerful Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, announced on Tuesday that it was pulling out...

Zimbabwe: First Lady’s India Visit a Game-Changer

LIKE a bird using its feet simultaneously to scrounge debris to find seeds, bugs or other food for...

Somalia: Biden Approves ‘Small, Persistent’ U.S. Military Presence in the Country

U.S. President Joe Biden has authorized a deployment of fewer than 500 troops to the East African nation...

Nigeria: Abuja-Kaduna Train Service to Commence Monday, 57 Days After Attack – Govt

The federal government through the federal ministry of Transportation (FMoT) yesterday directed the resumption of the Abuja-Kaduna Train...

Nigeria: How IPOB’s Sit-At-Home Order Is Destroying Businesses in Nigeria’s South-East

Traders, transporters and hotels lament the impacts of the sit-at-home order of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)...

Rwanda: Prosecution Takes Over Miss Elsa’s Case

Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) has submitted, to the National Public Prosecution Authority, the case file of Elsa Iradukunda...

Africa: New Tool to Measure Ease of Inter-Africa Trade Launched

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Sunday, May 15, launched the first-ever comprehensive tool that measures how...

Horses trot to show their best at Libya auction

Bidders watched Arabian and English thoroughbreds elegantly stride to show off their best qualities at an auction in...

Nigeria: Social Media Can Be a Force for Good in a Crisis – Lessons From Lagos

In times of crisis, it is especially crucial that governments share accurate, up to date information with their...

Nigeria: Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, Arrested

President Buhari reappointed Mr Idris for a second four-year term in June 2019 despite attaining retirement age of...

Mali blames Western nation for failed coup attempt

Mali late on Monday announced that security forces had thwarted a countercoup attempt that it said was supported...

‘No substantial grounds’: Johnson’s administration doubts Rwandans being deported will face abuse back home

Rwanda is to receive 50 refugees in a fortnight before a meeting of Commonwealth heads.Boris Johnson calls them...

Somalia: President Biden reverses Trump’s withdrawal of US troops

This time around, fewer than 500 US troops will be deployed, which has been described as "a repositioning...

More than 400 migrants rescued by Doctors Without Borders

Last updated: 1 hour ago According to a statement from the non-profit organisation Doctors Without Borders, the migrants...

Biden sends US ground troops to Somalia

Several hundred American troops may return to Somalia after authorisation by U.S. President,  Joe Biden for their redeployment....

Africa News Tonight- S. Africa NPA Says ‘State Capture’ Investigations are On Track; Somalia Reelects Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as President

Coming Up on Africa News Tonight: ➡️ South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority reassures its citizens that it is...

Portugal’s Jose Peseiro is new coach of Nigeria’s national team

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has named Portuguese coach Jose Peseiro as "the new head coach of the...

Kenya: presidential candidate Odinga picks Martha Karua as running mate

Kenyan Azimio Laumoja presidential candidate Raila Odiga, announced Monday he had chosen Martha Karua to serve as his...

Guinea-Bissau President dissolves parliament, calls for early elections

Guinea Bissau’s President Umaro Sissoco Embalo dissolved Monday the country’s parliament and called for parliamentary elections by the...

3rd edition of the fashion week in Ouagadougou

Last updated: 15 minutes ago Burkina Faso's fashion designers are on a mission to remind the world that...

Mozambique: Bus Rapid Transit Scheme for Maputo Revived

Maputo — The Maputo transport authorities have revived plans to establish a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system, which...

Mozambique: War Against Terrorism ‘Almost At an End’

Maputo — The General Commander of the Mozambican police force, Bernadino Rafael, said on Friday that "the war...

Widow of slain DRC human rights defender urges DRC to try alleged mastermind who fled

A decade after murdering two human rights defenders former senior police officers were jailed.The wife of one of...

Rwanda: Kabuga – Still No Trial Two Years After His Arrest

Arusha — The trial of Félicien Kabuga, octogenarian alleged mastermind of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, was initially announced...

40 killed in three attacks by suspected jihadists in Burkina Faso

The most deadly attack targeted the Volunteers for the Defence of the Fatherland (VDP) in the town of...

Africa: Can a strong cybersecurity strategy be an engine for growth?

Cybercrime was not widely talked about in Africa up until recently, even though, Sub-Saharan Africa is often presented...