Tanzania’s new FM to South Africa urged to speed up teaching of Kiswahili

By XINHUA Tanzanian Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation Palamagamba Kabudi on Tuesday urged the nation's newly appointed envoy to South Africa to speed up the teaching...

Zimbabwe paying civil servants ‘cushioning allowance’ amid economic crisis

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban The Zimbabwean government through the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development said it was going to start (as of January 14, 2020) paying an allowance...

Kidnapping of sailors surges by 50% off West Africa

by bbcafrica The West Africa coastline recorded a 50% increase in kidnapping of sailors last year, according to a maritime watchdog, even as overall piracy incidents declined worldwide.

Producing Ethiopia’s unique coffee

by africanew Coffee is the backbone of the Ethiopian economy accounting for the livelihood of more than 15 million people as well as 30% of exports.

Sudan says some soldiers mutinied against reforms

By Agencies Gunfire was heard from military bases operated by the Sudanese intelligence Service in Khartoum as some members of the facility mutinied against various reforms, the military said.

Zimbabwe government workers offered allowances after 97% increase rejected

By Agencies Zimbabwe’s government has offered employees a “cushioning allowance” after the workers’ representative board declared there would be increased non-attendance from work, starting on Tuesday.

A majority of Nigerians and Kenyans have confidence in President Trump, according to Pew...

By Bukola Adebayo, CNN Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)Most Kenyans and Nigerians have confidence in President Donald Trump, according to data released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center. While international...

Federal government to employ more teachers -President Buhari

By Olusola Adeoye President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed on Tuesday that the Federal Government is ready to engage more qualified teachers to increase the teacher-to-pupil ratio in the country.

Ghana bans football club amid fan violence inquiry

BY Thomas Naadi Ghana's Football Association (GFA) has temporarily banned Asante Kotoko FC from playing games at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi over safety concerns.

China relations on solid foundation – Mnangagwa

China’s foreign minister Wang Yi met with Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa during his visit to the southern African country as part of his Africa tour. Relations between the two...

Niger declares three days of mourning after 89 soldiers killed in attack on military...

By Bukola Adebayo, CNN (CNN)The Niger government has declared three days of national mourning after 89 soldiers were killed in an attack on a military base, a government spokesman...

Egypt says it’s probing death of imprisoned US citizen

By Agencies Egypt said Tuesday it would investigate the death in custody of a U.S. citizen who had gone on a hunger strike as part of a six-year...

Robo-cats, AI, sex-tech: Highlights of 2020 Consumer Electronics Show

Daniel Mumbere The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in Las Vegas last week kicked off what promises to be an exciting decade in the world of technology.

34 die in ghastly road crash in Ghana

By Agencies Thirty four people made up of 20 males, 11 females and three children have been confirmed dead in a ghastly road crash early Tuesday in South Ghana’s...