Africa

Togo Opposition Leader Seeks Help From France

October 21, 2017 0

French President Emmanuel Macron was on Friday urged to step in to help find a solution to an increasingly violent power struggle between Togo’s opposition

Cameroon’s Anglophone Crisis ‘May Spark Armed Uprising’

October 19, 2017 0

Cameroon must urgently rethink a policy of “murderous repression” in its restive English-speaking regions or risk the crisis spiralling into an armed uprising, the International Crisis

At least four dead during anti-government protests

October 19, 2017 0

At least four people have been killed during the clash between the security forces and the protesters seeking peace in Togo. The protest was a

Kenya’s Election Commissioner Roselyn Akombe, Flees To New York, Fears For Her Life

October 18, 2017 0

A senior member of Kenya’s electoral commission (IEBC) has resigned and fled to New York. Roselyn Akombe said the IEBC was under political “siege”, unable

Kenya: IEBC Commissioner Roselyn Akombe Resigns 8 Days To Election Redo

October 18, 2017 0

Commissioner Roselyn Akombe has resigned from the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). Dr Akombe announced her resignation on Wednesday in a statement sent from

South African President, Zuma reshuffles cabinet again after sacking a vocal communist Minister

October 17, 2017 0

South Africa President, Jacob Zuma on Tuesday his second reshuffling this year after he dismissed a vocal critic from his cabinet. President Jacob Zuma also

Cameroon’s Prime Minister Visits Troubled Anglophone Region For ‘Dialogue’

October 17, 2017 0

Cameroon’s Prime Minister Philemon Yang on Monday began a visit to a troubled English-speaking region as part of what he termed a “dialogue” with the

Grace Mugabe Set To Become 2nd Female Vice President

October 17, 2017 0

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace is set to become the country’s second female vice president after the ruling Zanu-PF party’s 10 provinces agreed to

Djibouti comes to Somalia’s Aid

October 17, 2017 0

Following the deadly attack in Mogadishu over the weekend, Djibouti have sent a team of 30 doctors with medical supplies to neighbouring Somalia. According to

Liberia: Weah And Boakal Inch Towards Presidential Run-off

October 15, 2017 0

Former football star George Weah and incumbent Vice-President Joseph Boakai on Saturday edged closer to competing in a run-off vote for Liberia’s presidency, with three

Sad! Plane Crashes Into Sea Off Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Killing 4 (Photos)

October 14, 2017 0

A plane shortly after its take off from Abidjan’s international airport in Ivory Coast, reportedly crashed into the sea. According to reports, 4 people were

2 Shot Dead In Kenya Opposition Protests

October 14, 2017 0

Two protesters were shot dead Friday as opposition supporters clashed with police in western Kenya, with hundreds defying a ban on rallies to express their

Kenya: Raila Odinga Says October Poll Would Be Illegal If It Holds

October 14, 2017 0

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga said on Friday his withdrawal from a presidential election rerun scheduled for Oct. 26 meant the poll had been “cancelled”

Despite Ban Togo’s Opposition Still Insist On Planned Protests

October 11, 2017 0

Togo’s opposition on Wednesday refused to cancel two protests planned for next week, despite a government ban on political marches on weekdays. Fourteen parties called

Uhuru Kenyatta insist on Kenya Election despite Opponent’s Withdrawal

October 11, 2017 0

President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, on Tuesday insisted on a re-run of August’s nullified presidential election after he declared that the elections would go ahead

Liberia Conducts Election To Replace Africa’s First Female President

October 10, 2017 0

Liberians gathered in masses under the bright sun Tuesday to vote in an election that for the first time in more than 70 years will

NETHERLANDS : Inquiry as €1.6m goes missing from Amsterdam-based Africa aid agency

October 10, 2017 0

An Amsterdam-based agency set up to support parliamentary democracy in Africa has filed for bankruptcy after €1.6 million went missing from its accounts. International development minister

Mugabe Ignores Top Succession Candidate In Cabinet Reshuffle

October 10, 2017 0

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe on Monday stripped one of the top candidates to succeed him of a cabinet post, as the battle to replace the

Tanzanian President Reveals His Salary, One Of The Lowest Paid African Leaders

October 5, 2017 0

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has disclosed how much he earns every month as a president of the East African country. According to Reuters reports, the

UN Chief Urges Cameroon To Investigate Deadly Attacks On Anglophones

October 4, 2017 0

United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called on Cameroon to probe deadly attacks in the country’s restless English-speaking region after protests leading to

17 Protesters Killed By Security Officers In Cameroon – Amnesty

October 3, 2017 0

According to Amnesty International reports, at least 17 people were killed in clashes between security forces and protesters in Cameroon’s English-speaking regions. Ilaria Allegrozzi, Amnesty International’s

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