Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Angola braces for closely fought elections

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Angolans will vote on Wednesday to determine whether or not President João Lourenço wins a second and final five-year term in office.  He is running...

José Eduardo dos Santos: Spain approves autopsy for ex-Angola leader

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A Barcelona court has authorised an autopsy on former Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santo who died in the city on Friday after his...

Central African Republic launches project for its own cryptocurrency and crypto-hub

The Central African Republic, (CAR) officially launched on Sunday the construction of its own cryptocurrency, the Sango, and the future "first African crypto-hub" with...

Remains of father of Congolese independence to return to the DRC

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More than 60 years after his death, the remains of assassinated Congolese prime minister, Patrice Emery Lumumba, are being handed over to his family this...

DR Congo: Belgium’s King Philippe reaffirms regrets over colonial past

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Belgium's King Philippe on Wednesday expressed his “deepest regrets” for his nation's abuses in its former colony, the Democratic Republic of Congo. During a speech...

DR Congo: Belgian king arrives in Kinshasa for first official visit

The Democratic Republic of Congo DRC has welcomed Belgium's King Philippe in what is a historic visit to the central African country that the...

Plane with 11 on board crashes near Cameroon capital

A small passenger plane carrying 11 people crashed in a forest near Cameroon's capital, Yaoundé, on Wednesday, the transport ministry said. The cause of the...

Regional Central Bank Slams Central African Republic for Adopting Bitcoin

The Central African Republic adopted Bitcoin in disregard of a decades-old agreement on a common currency with five of its neighbors, a regional monetary...

Italy consolidates gas deal with Congo as it boycotts imports Russian imports

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Italy is another step ahead in its venture to increase its export of natural gas as the country signed a new deal with the Republic...

Controversial $5 Billion Ethiopia Dam Begins Producing Power

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Ethiopia began generating electricity from its giant hydropower dam on a Nile River tributary, a project it sees as key to its economic development...

Afrobarometer: Angola is the nation with the least support for democracy among 34 African...

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A survey by the Afrobarometer poll network, presented in Washington at a Carnegie Endowment for International Peace event, concluded that Angola is the country...

Cameroon launches project to end child labour in gold mining

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YAOUNDE -- Authorities of Cameroon's National Mining Corporation (SONAMINES) on Tuesday launched a project to stamp out child labour in small-scale gold mines in...

Glencore to Reopen One of World’s Biggest Cobalt Mines in Congo

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Glencore Plc could reopen its Mutanda Mining copper and cobalt project in Democratic Republic of Congo by the end of 2021, about two years after...

DR Congo, Ethiopia leaders seek way out of dam impasse

ADDIS ABABA - Leaders of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopia on Tuesday held talks on Tuesday on the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance...

‘Great loss’ for Africa: Leaders mourn Chad’s president

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Several African leaders on Tuesday expressed grief over the death of their Chadian counterpart Idriss Deby Itno. This is "a great loss for Chad and...

DRC: death of Honoré Ngbanda, former Mobutu special advisor

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The death is announced of of Honore Ngbanda Nzambo, special adviser to former president Mobutu Sese Seko.  He was former President Mobutu Sese Seko's master...

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister got a Nobel Peace Prize and how he Now wants a...

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Recent acts of military aggression by the Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and his government towards his own people in the northern region of Tigray has...

900 prisoners released in Congo – prison attacked

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At least 900 prisoners have escaped from a Congolese-Kinshasa prison, Reuters reports. This after being released by armed men who are believed to belong...

South Sudan abandons plans to introduce new currency

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South Sudan said it has reversed its plans to introduce a new currency as the pound continues to depreciate against the U. S. dollar...

ERITREA AND ETHIOPIA FURTHER BOOST TIES

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ADDIS ABABA: Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki is expected to leave for his country today after a three-day official visit to Ethiopia, which began on Monday. Ethiopian...