Eswatini election: The vote in a kingdom where parties are banned

People in Eswatini, Africa’s last absolute monarchy, are voting in parliamentary elections where candidates are not allowed to run for a political party. This is the first poll there since 2021’s deadly... Read more »

Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania named joint hosts of 2027 AFCON

The 2027 Africa Cup of Nations will be jointly hosted by Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, while Morocco will stage the 2025 edition, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced on Wednesday. Morocco... Read more »

 Morocco/Earthquake: India, AU, Paris, WB, IMF & EU Express Solidarity & Pledge Financial Support

 India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chair of the African Union & Pdt. of the Comoros Azali Assoumani, President of France Emmanuel Macron, World Bank Chief Ajay Banga, IMF Managing Director Ms. Kristalina... Read more »

 Arab guests at G20 summit put Global South center stage

It is often hard to find consensus across large diplomatic groups, and the G20 is no exception. However, the members of this group of the world’s 20 largest economies, though often lacking... Read more »

 Ethiopian Airlines Enhances Cargo Service in Mexico with Move to Felipe Ángeles International Airport

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, the largest cargo network operator in Africa, has relocated its operations from Mexico City Airport (MEX) to the newly inaugurated Felipe Ángeles International Airport (NLU). Effective September... Read more »

 COP28 Presidency announces USD 4.5 bln UAE finance initiative to unlock Africa’s clean energy potential

Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and COP28 President-Designate, today announced a UAE finance initiative that will provide US$4.5 billion to help unlock Africa’s clean energy... Read more »

Situation in Gabon, West Africa a big issue for Europe – EU’s Borrell

TOLEDO (Spain) – European Union defence ministers are to discuss the situation in Gabon, foreign policy Chief Josep Borrell said on Wednesday, adding that a coup, if confirmed, would heap more instability... Read more »

 International news BRICS+: Experts explain what the strategic entry of six new nations means for bloc

BRICS – the bloc of emerging economies comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – announced the admission of six new members to the group at the conclusion of the bloc’s... Read more »

Uganda: Price of Internet Cut From U.S.$70 to U.S.$35 – ICT Minister

 Minister for ICT and National Guidance Chris Baryomunsi has announced a 50% reduction in the price of the internet. “I’m delighted to announce that effective today 1st of August 2023 the Price... Read more »

West Africa: ECOWAS gears up for military action in niger

  The regional block of the Economic Community of African States (ECOWAS) has given Niger military junta to give up power within one week or risk military intervention. ECOWAS has also ordered its... Read more »