Sunday, January 23, 2022

Shell Appeals $2 Billion Judgment in Nigeria Pollution Case

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A Nigerian court will hear Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s appeal to overturn an almost $2 billion award against the company for allegedly...

Former Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita dies: family

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Former Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita died this Sunday in Bamako, the capital of Mali, announced sources close to his family in...

Tanzania, Burundi sign agreement for construction of 282 km standard guage railway

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Tanzania and Burundi have signed an agreement for the joint construction of a 282-kilometer standard gauge railway (SGR), according to a statement...

Nigeria lifts Twitter ban after seven months

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Nigeria has lifted its ban on Twitter - seven months after clamping down on the social networking site. Nigeria's...

Mali hit by sanctions as its neighbours shuts borders

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West African leaders have imposed sanctions on Mali after the country’s military government announced a long delay to the elections originally planned...

Afcon 2021: Cameroon beat Burkina Faso 2-1 before Cape Verde see off Ethiopia

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Cameroon came from behind to beat Burkina Faso 2-1 in an incident-packed opener at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Ghanaian Health Startup Raises $35 million for Africa Expansion Plan

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mPharma, a Ghanaian health startup, has raised $35 million for further expansion in Africa with the help of Citigroup Inc and other...

British Council confirms probe into racism allegations in its Kenya office

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The British Council in Kenya said on Tuesday that it is aware of allegations of racism and discrimination in its office in...

Hungry hyenas terrorize villagers in Tanzania

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A pack of hungry hyenas has caused panic in the drought-hit Ushetu district of the Shinyanga region in the East African country...

South Africa’s parliament building ablaze again after Sunday fire

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The second fire in two days broke out at South Africa's National Assembly building in Cape Town, authorities confirmed on Monday afternoon.

Afcon 2021: Felix Afena-Gyan misses out on Ghana squad

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Teenage Roma forward Felix Afena-Gyan has not been included in Ghana's final squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, which starts in...

Gambia’s Supreme Court Dismisses Election Result Challenge

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Gambia's Supreme Court dismissed a legal challenge to President Adama Barrow's recent election victory on Tuesday, ruling that the petition had not...

Ethiopia forms 1st-ever national dialogue, reconciliation commission

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Fractured by ethnic and political polarization, Ethiopia on Wednesday stepped into a long process of building national consensus, sustainable peace, and reconciliation...

Kêfa Sagbadjou Glèlè: Monarch of once-powerful West African kingdom dies

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A palace official in Benin has announced the death of the King of Abomey, Kêfa Sagbadjou Glèlè. His predecessors...

Kenya unveils largest shipyard in sub-Saharan Africa

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Kenya unveiled a modern shipyard at the Mtongwe Navy base in Mombasa on Friday, making it the first country in sub-Saharan Africa...

South African President Ramaphosa back at work after ending COVID-19 self-isolation

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has returned to work after finishing a week of self-isolation due to testing positive for COVID-19, his...

Ghana Aims to Vaccinate Its Entire Adult Population by Year-End

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Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo has called for the country’s citizens to take advantage of an inflow of Covid-19 vaccines and help avoid...

Court orders South African ex-President Zuma back to prison

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A court in South Africa ruled Wednesday that former President Jacob Zuma be returned to prison because his medical parole was granted...

Angola elected to the presidency of the Organization of African Petroleum Producers

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With the election of Angola, the presidency of the APPO will be exercised in 2022 by the minister of Petroleum Resources, Diamantino...

Uganda Overwhelmed by 32,000 Monthly Teen Pregnancies

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Nancy Namulindwa, 14, carries a 5-month-old baby on her back as she plays with children in a suburb of Kampala, Uganda's capital.