[allAfrica] The U.S. says it welcomes plans by the Democratic Republic of Congo to set up a special fund to manage all aid donations, said Elizabeth Jaffee, Senior DRC Desk Officer Elizabeth Jaffee on the country’s humanitarian assistance and policy, on Wednesday.
[The Conversation Africa] Some African countries have recorded democratic victories in the past 12 months. Ethiopia has a new leader whose ascent holds great promise for change, despite the country’s problematic 2015 election.
[The Conversation Africa] After many months of upheaval, the Democratic Republic of Congo is set for yet another year of political struggle and internal conflict.
[The Herald] As the country gets ready for The Lion of Zimbabwe, Thomas Mapfumo’s home coming, his cousin comes in the spotlight again.
[Premium Times] A presidency official has ‘clarified’ that President Muhammadu Buhari did not invite British model, Naomi Campbell, to any event during his two-day visit to Lagos State.
[Deutsche Welle] Aid experts say the number of Congolese in need of aid, including food, has doubled over the past year. President Joseph Kabila has refused to leave office despite an election mandate that expired at the end of 2016.
[Nation] Sudan, the last white male northern rhino in the world, has died aged 45 at Ol Pajeta Conservancy in Kenya’s Laikipia County.
[East African] In Cameroon, the election for president in October will take place against the background of a crisis that could break up the country.
[IRIN] Kagoma -Refugees recount killings and a harrowing lake crossing to Uganda
[Egypt Online] In a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on February 24th, 2018, the Arab Republic of Egypt condemned the two terrorist attacks perpetrated by al-Shabab, which targeted the presidential palace and a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu, killing 45 people.