Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Angola State Oil Firm Posts $3 Billion Loss in ‘Abnormal’ 2020

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The state energy company of Angola, Africa’s second-biggest oil producer, posted a $3 billion loss last year after demand cratered following coronavirus-induced...

Rwandan capital Kigali launches bike-sharing scheme to promote green mobility

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KIGALI -- The Rwandan capital city Kigali on Thursday launched a bicycle sharing transport scheme as part of Rwanda's efforts to promote...

Tanzania to install 25 oxygen generating plants for COVID-19 patients

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DAR ES SALAAM -- Tanzanian health authorities said on Sunday they have started to install 25 oxygen generating plants across the country...

Mali Ex-PM Maiga Arrested In Corruption Probe

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Former Malian prime minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga was arrested on Thursday as part of a corruption investigation, his lawyer Kassoum Tapo said.

Algeria Cuts Diplomatic Ties With Morocco as Tensions Build

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Algeria cut diplomatic ties with Morocco, citing what it claimed were hostile acts, plunging decades of difficult relations between the North African...

Zambia inaugurates new president at colorful ceremony

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LUSAKA -- Hundreds of dignitaries and thousands of ordinary citizens on Tuesday thronged the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka, the Zambian capital,...

Mozambique ‘tuna bond’ scandal: Ex-President Guebuza’s son on trial

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The son of Mozambique's ex-president and 18 others have gone on trial over the $2bn (£1.5bn) "tuna bonds" affair.

WHO Africa Head Blasts Covid-19 Booster Shots as ‘Mockery’ of Equality

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Rich countries’ decisions to roll out COVID-19 booster shots while so many people across Africa remain unvaccinated “threaten the promise of a...

Parched Egypt Seeks Partners for $2.5 Billion Desalination Plan

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Egypt is seeking partners to invest in a $2.5 billion initiative to build more than a dozen renewable energy-powered desalination plants by...

Hakainde Hichilema is Zambia’s Seventh President after getting a Landslide Victory in the Polls

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United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema has become Zambia’s seventh republican President-elect after amassing over 2.81 million votes from...

Zambia Eurobonds Surge After Landslide Win for Lungu’s Rival

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Zambia’s Eurobonds gained the most in 14 months and the kwacha surged after opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema’s shock landslide victory in the...

Electoral Commission of Zambia Calls for Calm as Country Awaits Results

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Lusaka - The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has expressed sadness at the isolated incidents of political violence that were recorded in...

Voting gets underway in most parts of Zambia

Millions of Zambians are voting today in general and presidential elections as voting gets underway in most parts of the country.

Get vaccines or face punishment, Kenya orders state workers

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Kenya will require all government workers to receive at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine before August 23 or face disciplinary action,...

Moove raises $23M to create flexible options for drivers to own cars in Africa

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Africa is home to more than a billion people where a majority have limited or no access to vehicle financing. In fact,...

South Africa’s Zuma admitted to hospital from prison

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South Africa’s jailed former president Jacob Zuma was admitted to hospital for medical observation on Friday, the government’s Correctional Services department said.

Hundreds converge at Obra Spot for #FixTheCountry demo

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As Ghana marks Founders' Day today, the disgruntled youth are taking to the street to express their dissatisfaction over socio-economic challenges in...

West Africa Bloc Plans to Start Cross-Border Debt Market in 2023

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A plan by 15 West African nations to link up their debt markets is on track to become a reality by the...

Kenya eyes increased cassava production as staple crops hit by climate change

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Nairobi - As the effects of climate change such as scarce rains and drought unfold in Kenya, the east African nation is...

A Nigerian Motor Company launches Electric Vehicles to drive an Eco-friendly Africa

Jet Motor Company (JET) a tech-focused automobile assembly and design company has officially launched its electric vehicles in Nigeria.