AU and EU Launch Joint Initiative to Foster Implementation of Africa’s Continental Transitional Justice Policy Through ICTJ-Led Consortium

 ADDIS ABABA – The African Union (AU) and the European Union (EU) have officially launched a three-year project to support AU member states as they incorporate the African Union Transitional Justice Policy... Read more »

Women hold the Key to Success of Pastoralism in Africa

Women in pastoralist areas of East Africa are critical to the health of livestock in their communities, holding the key to effective animal vaccination campaigns meant to protect herds against deadly diseases.... Read more »

Tanzania signs contested port deal with UAE firm

 Tanzania has signed a 30-year port management agreement with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), despite opposition to the deal. Under the agreement, Dubai Port (DP) World will run four berths or quays... Read more »

 South Sudan president pledges free and fair elections in 2024

 South President Salva Kiir has reiterated his administration’s commitment to free and fair elections come 2024 at the end of the transitional period. He was on Thursday meeting the US Ambassador to... Read more »

 New facility to test practical skills of ICT professionals in Africa

 Technology solutions firm Data Infinity has opened a modern practical assessment centre seeking to improve the quality of ICT workers in Africa. The centre will offer human resource managers and chief technology... Read more »

South Sudan, Kenya in solidarity and cooperation for regional stability

South Sudan and Kenya have embarked on the establishment of a joint cooperation commission, marking a crucial milestone in their bilateral relations. A message from Kenyan President William Ruto to his South... Read more »

AfDB approves fertilizer project for small scale Uganda farmers

 The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has announced that they have approved a project to provide 60,000 metric tons of fertilizer to 400,000 smallholder farmers in Uganda. In... Read more »

 Burkina Faso: ‘elections not a priority compared to security’, says military leader

Almost a year after seizing power in a coup, Captain Ibrahim Traore, who had promised a return to presidential elections by July 2024, in Burkina Faso, announced planned changes to the constitution... Read more »

 UK economy grew faster than estimated since Covid

The UK’s economy has grown faster since the start of the Covid pandemic than initially thought, new figures show. Revised data indicates that the UK has seen faster growth than France or... Read more »

 Six dead and 15 trapped in Zimbabwe gold mine collapse

Six people have died and 15 others are trapped, after a mine shaft collapsed in Zimbabwe, state media report. The collapse of Bay Horse gold mine in Chegutu, 100km (62 miles) west... Read more »