Image Source About General Nyamvumba ‘s sacking …Rumours about General Nyamvumba’s sacking have been going about for days now, some even have gone as far as alleging that he intended
Image Source A top aide to Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi is set to go on trial for corruption, in an important case that has rocked
Image Source This past Wednesday while watching the National Assembly proceedings on TV, the Mvita MP Abdulswamad Nassir proposed that the government considers waiving the charges payable by those placed
Mike Sonko, the flashy governor of Nairobi, has been distributing packages of food to families as restrictions on movement to slow the spread of Covid-19 bite. A photo reveals that some of his donations included
Ever since the Europeans and Arabs invaded Kemet/Africa, over a thousand years ago, they have been fascinated and obsessed with the vast knowledge and heritage which the African continent houses.
Image Source Ethiopia’s once promising economy has run into a wall as the global economic crisis unleashed by the coronavirus pandemic devastates the nation of more than 100 million, forcing
Image Source Tanzanian President John Magufuli has urged the World Bank and other international lenders to write off debts to African countries, instead of giving loans for fighting the coronavirus
Image Source Congolese President, Felix Tshisekedi, has instructed his Ambassador in France to immediately deliver a Congolese passport to Dr. Jérôme Munyangi in Madagascar and facilitate his travel to the
Image Source Madagascar’s COVID-19 herbal cure gives hope to the world as we race for a cure. 92 of Madagascar’s 128 Coronavirus patients have recovered, leaving 36 active cases. None
Image Source In the first four months of this year, U.S. Africa Command has conducted more airstrikes in Somalia than it did during all of Barack Obama’s eight years in
Image Source The three elected members that represent Africa on the United Nations Security Council generally present a unified front on the continent’s numerous challenges — many involving foreign intervention
Image Source In the last four years, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has donated a total of $15 million to two global campaigns aimed at “ending world hunger” by
Image Source The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service in Addis Ababa lauds Ethiopia’s approval of commercial cultivation of the controversial genetically modified organisms (GMOs), according to
Image Source Minister for Agriculture Dr. Owusu Afriyie says even though he does not subscribe to the control of food prices no one can complain that food is expensive in
Image Source More than 100,000 Ethiopians, mostly women, are employed as domestic workers in Lebanon, but the continued economic descent and scarcity of employment exacerbated by the economic crisis and
Image Source Without much of a health budget, Senegal is being championed for controlling the novel coronavirus. From early-detection mobile kits to 3D printed ventilators, the West African nation is
African artists appear to be on the forefront, taking action to combat COVID-19, through donations, awareness-raising songs, animations, illustrations, and appeals to fans. Here are some of our favorites
Even in the 21st century, the roles of women in a male-dominated field of architecture and design (globally) are largely overlooked. However, even if gender inequality continues to be a cause
As the rapid spread of the coronavirus continues and governments impose lockdowns, schools and learning centers across the world have been forced to close their doors. This has lead school
Source As the spread of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, increases throughout Africa, and with health officials recommending individuals wear masks in public, Africans, from west to south to
When President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the 21-day national lockdown, he said: “From midnight on Thursday March 26 until midnight on Thursday April 16, all South Africans will have to stay
Zimbabwe’s spiral into economic chaos and uncertainty over the last decade has left the country with few functioning industries and an over-reliance on imports of nearly everything from food and
Of all Ancient World Pyramids, The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the true giants of ancient structures
Pyramids were built on nearly every continent on the surface of the planet. No matter where we decide to look, we will find that some of the most ancient civilizations
Outspoken professor at the University of Ghana, Professor Ransford Gyampo has called on African leaders to ensure that they reject any offer by Western leaders to try coronavirus vaccines on
On March 18, Burkina Faso suffered the first confirmed Covid-19 fatality in all of sub-Saharan Africa. The victim was Rose-Marie Compaoré, the first vice president of the Sahelian nation’s parliament.
In Uganda, for the first time since 2013, more than three people can legally meet without needing to inform the police. Last week, parts of the Public Order Management Act,
After over a decade spent engaged in humanitarian work with the United Nations and years of self-teaching in the culinary arts, Selassie Atadika completed course work at the Culinary Institute
Algeria Athletics Federation said yesterday that hosting the 2020 Africa Championships billed for June 24-28 is no longer feasible following the unabated spread of the coronavirus. This coming on the
Social media has been outraged over two French doctors who discussed in a TV show the idea of a COVID-19 vaccine test in Africa. The comments made by Jean-Paul Mira and Camille
An estimated 60,000 lives saved over her period of practice – total of 61 years, Catherine Hamlin; is celebrated by Ethiopians and maternal health care champions across the world for
“If you see bubbles and white spots in animal meat, please avoid eating it. It is animal TB and very dangerous.” TB is the bacterial disease tuberculosis. This advice has
In Kenya, Residents of settlements say there is no room for them to isolate to counter the spread of the coronavirus
Kenya is edging towards a lockdown as the number of coronavirus cases rises to 15. The government is suspending all international flights from Wednesday and has ordered pubs and restaurants to remain
Facebook posts shared thousands of times claim that a Cameroonian man living in China was cured of the novel coronavirus “because he has black skin”. Although a Cameroonian student was
In a “good month”, about 100 girls will be brought by their families to Halima Hirsi’s* underground clinic in Nairobi to be subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM). Families come here from
One of every six Africans is Nigerian, according to widely cited calculations, but that may underestimate Nigeria’s share of the continent’s population. Many of the country’s 200 million people live
The Cameroonian multi-instrumentalist and singer celebrated for his blend of jazz, funk and traditional west African styles, and best known for his hits “Soul Makossa” and “Big Blow”, died aged 86 in
At first, 23-year-old Khadar Abdi Abdullahi’s eyes began turning yellow. Then the palms of his hands did the same. Soon he was bleeding from his nose, and from his mouth,
Malawi President Peter Mutharika has fired the country’s army commander, Major General Andrew Lapken Namathanga, whose men have in recent months protected demonstrators protesting against fraudulent elections that returned the
The new coronavirus, declared a pandemic on March 11 by the World Health Organisation (WHO) because of its global spread, and with more than 170,000 confirmed cases, according to the
According to data captured by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics on women in science, only 28 percent of the world’s researchers were female as of 2015, and about 30 percent
A viral message supposedly from Unicef – the United Nations Children’s Fund – carries several claims about the new coronavirus that causes the disease Covid-19. These range from the “large”
As More Migrants from Africa and Asia Arrive in Latin America, Governments Seek Orderly and Controlled Pathways
During the last decade, the demographic profile of migrants moving through Latin America—many with hopes of reaching the United States—has considerably diversified, with growing numbers originating from Africa and Asia.
The National Arts Festival, due to run from June 25 to July 5, has become one of many events to announce that it is abandoning its usual programming this year
In its eighth year, the 2020 Festival of International Dance of Ouagadougou (FIDO), a major annual contemporary dance festival in Africa took place throughout the capital Ouagadougou in late January
Photo Credit:-Jodi Bieber (Tshepang Dumelakgos) The 12th edition of the “Bamako Encounters Photography Biennial, “the singular photographic and lens-based art biennale on the African continent” took place in Bamako, Mali,
Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi ll has been dethroned over disrespect to the office of the governor and other government agencies. The Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Usman
Ethiopia has approved a policy to introduce four additional working languages alongside Amharic, which has been the working language of the nation. Going forward, Afan Oromo, the most widely spoken
How palm oil production is fuelling land grabs, environmental degradation and repression in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the Canadian connection
Growing global demand for cheap vegetable oil for processed food, biofuel and cosmetics is a key factor behind land grabs across Africa. There are many Canadian connections to this story,
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is a massive hydroelectric power plant being constructed on the Blue Nile in Ethiopia. In mid-January, Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan reached a preliminary agreement
Political commentators have lauded President Peter Mutharika for setting the tone to garner the 50-percent-plus-one majority to win the fresh presidential elections which Parliament has set to take place on
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