Saturday, July 2, 2022

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...

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.

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...

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.

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

South Sudan plans to change national currency to shore up economy

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JUBA -- South Sudan's government on Friday said it will soon be changing its currency in a bid to shore up its...

Cameroon Protests French President’s Criticism of Anglophone Rights Abuses

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Police on Tuesday used tear gas and water cannon to break up a protest by hundreds of people in Cameroon's economic capital...

South Sudanese fighter for women’s voices honored by U.S. peace group

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SOUTH Sudanese activist Rita Lopidia was just a child when shells started falling in her hometown of Juba, forcing her and her...