UNDER THE corrugated-iron roof of the Bong Intellectual Centre, a tea house in Gbarnga in northern Liberia, the air is thick with anger. Dozens of people sit on plastic chairs, discussing politics. They complain that their businesses are failing, corruption is rising and food prices have doubled in recent months.
[East African] East Africa’s quest for reliable, affordable electricity continues to be elusive, despite massive investments that have significantly increased generation capacity.
[News24Wire] Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba claims to have learnt that the ANC is planning to bring a motion of no confidence against him.
[allAfrica] Climate change is already putting huge stress on Africa’s food production systems. And, according to projections, worse is coming
JULY 18TH was supposed to be a day of celebration for the Sidama. Ethiopia’s fifth-biggest ethnic group was to vote on statehood in a referendum. Some members anticipated the moment by hoisting Sidama flags over local-government buildings in the territory that would make up their semi-autonomous state
[Premium Times] Eight governors from Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad will this week meet in Niamey, Niger, alongside several CSOs and global stakeholders to deliberate on the crisis rocking the Lake Chad region and offer solutions.
[Namibian] The governments of Namibia and Angola will meet this week to discuss the sustainable use and management of rivers shared by the two countries.
[New Era] Windhoek -Convicted rapist Timoteus Fillemon, released on earned remission in 20 December 2016, has been once again accused of committing another heinous crime of allegedly battering his four-year-old nephew to death with an axe handle.
[East African] Uganda is the first and only country in Africa to reach and surpass the World Health Organisation 2020 target of ensuring access, treatment and awareness creation of Hepatitis B, according to a new scorecard launched to track progress against the viral infection on the continent.
[Daily News] The government has warned members of the public to be on the alert following an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and recently reported in neighbouring Uganda, stressing that it has intensified measures against the deadly viral disease.