Sunday, June 20, 2021

Zambia’s first President Dr.Kenneth Kaunda has died

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Zambia’s first Republican President, Dr. Kenneth Kaunda has passed away, his son Kambarange Kaunda confirmed.“…I’m sad to inform, we have lost “Mzee”.Let’s...

Naira Weakens to Four-Year Low as Nigeria’s Dollar Push Fails

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Nigeria’s currency weakened to a four-year low in the parallel market after the central bank’s efforts to coax banks to sell more...

Ghana Shows Uneven Recovery as Growth Slows in First Quarter

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Ghana’s economic growth slowed in the first quarter as the recovery from last year’s slump struggles to gain momentum.

World Bank, AU partner to deploy vaccines for 400M Africans

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KIGALI, Rwanda The World Bank and the African Union (AU)'s COVID-19 Africa Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) decided to...

South Africa commits to helping fight climate change

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JOHANNESBURG - South Africa’s president has told the G7 summit that his country is determined to contribute its fair share towards the global...

South Africa to Dispose of 2 Million Contaminated J&J Vaccines

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South Africa will dispose of 2 million Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines following a US ruling that ingredients for the country’s doses...

Tanzania to Add Gold to Reserves, Resume $3 Billion Iron Project

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Tanzania launched a new gold refinery as its central bank plans to start buying the metal to diversify its reserves.

South Africa Sells State Airline to Private-Equity Venture

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South Africa agreed to sell a majority stake in the country’s grounded national carrier to a local jet-leasing company and private-equity firm,...

Guinea: African Development Bank approves $430,000 grant for Ebola emergency relief project

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The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a $430,000 grant to Guinea to fight the spread of the...

World Needs Congo Copper to Kick Fossil Fuels, Billionaire Says

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An African nation emerging from decades of conflict and corruption holds the key to greening the global economy. That’s...

Somaliland Opposition Group Wins State’s First Vote In 16 Years

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Opposition parties in the breakaway Somali region of Somaliland won control of parliament in last week’s elections, the National Electoral Commission said.

Tanzania May Start Building $30 Billion LNG Project in 2023

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Tanzania plans to begin the construction of a delayed $30 billion liquefied natural gas project in 2023, following the resumption of talks...

Prophet T.B. Joshua is dead at 57

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Temitope Balogun Joshua, a frontline Nigerian preacher and televangelist, has died, family sources told Peoples Gazette. Mr Joshua, the...

Nigeria’s Twitter ban sends a poor message to investors: U.S.

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The United States has criticised the ongoing Twitter ban in Nigeria, saying it undermines the fundamental rights of citizens and sends a...

Africa’s continental parliament suspends sessions after chaos

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The Pan-African Parliament (PAP) in Johannesburg, South Africa has announced the suspension of its 4th ordinary secession after days of scuffles between...

ECOWAS suspends Mali following coup

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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) voted at an emergency summit Sunday to suspend Mali from the bloc following the...

Malian coup leader invited to regional meeting: Nigerian official

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Malian coup leader, Col. Assimi Goita, has been invited by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) regional body to discuss...

Mixed reactions in Africa as Germany formally recognizes ‘genocide’ in Namibia

There have been mixed reactions in Africa after Germany formally recognized the atrocities committed against the Herero and Nama ethnic groups in...
President Akufo-Addo in a televised address to the people of Ghana

Ghana’s President urges global financial architecture reform and cancellation of Africa’s debts

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Accra - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called for a reform of the global financial architecture (GFA) to enable it respond...

Today Is World Hypertension Day

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World Hypertension Day is observed annually to raise awareness about the symptoms of hypertension. The main aim of World Hypertension Day is...