By Agencies The Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources announced on Tuesday a new commercial gold discovery in the Eastern Desert. “The reserve of the mine is estimated at more than one million ounces of gold and it is aimed...
by Vumani Mkhize The South African finance minister's emergency budget has laid bare the perilous economic situation the country finds itself in. Tito Mboweni told MPs on Wednesday that the government would be borrowing about $7bn (£5.6bn) from multilateral lenders to...
The African Development Bank says it has commissioned an independent inquiry into allegations of corruption against its head, Akinwumi Adesina. The former Nigerian agriculture minister is seeking re-election in August. But the United States has led calls for him to be...
Ferdinand Omondi The Masjid Musa mosque in the Kenyan city of Mombasa, which was once associated with Islamist extremism, has become a centre for reconciliation and peace building. In 2014, police raided the mosque, saying it was recruiting youths to join...
by Dahlia Nehme  Kuwait’s oil minister said on Tuesday he is optimistic about the outcome of OPEC meetings this week and continued cooperation among OPEC+ countries, Kuwait state news agency KUNA reported. “Marathon” meetings will be held during the...