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Issue like the forceful displacement of persons, peace and security were the center of deliberations among others at the 32nd African Union summit as highlighted by the African Union Commission chairperson Moussa Faki. The Union also deliberated on the ongoing AU institutional reform and continental free trade treaty among other projects and initiatives. Moussa Faki, […]

President Cyril Ramaphosa told South Africans on Twitter that he was quite angry and alarmed at the latest power cuts imposed by utility company Eskom. The cash-strapped company warned of wider controlled power cuts on Monday after six additional generating units unexpectedly went offline. “That comes as quite a shock. It is reported that there […]

A newborn baby girl was rescued from a storm water drain in Newlands East, outside Durban, South Africa on Monday after being stuck for several hours. The video of the rescue went viral on social media, uploaded by local journalist Bernadette Wilks who captured the moment the child was removed from the drain by emergency […]

The African Union (AU) is aiming to hold an international conference on the Libya crisis in July this year, with the aim of holding elections in October. A statement released by the AU on Monday said it would like to hold “an international conference on reconciliation in Libya under the auspices of the AU and […]

*Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi took up the chairmanship of the 55-member African Union (AU) from Rwandan leader, Paul Kagame at its 32nd ordinary session in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Sunday. During his tenure, el-Sissi is expected to concentrate on security and financial reform, but with no great plans to strengthen the AU’s multilateral powers. Instead, […]

Algeria’s ailing president has announced that he will seek a fifth five-year term in April’s election in the gas-rich North African nation. President Abdelaziz Bouteflika made the announcement via Algeria’s official APS news agency on Sunday. He has faced questions over whether he is fit enough to remain in office after two decades in charge. The 82-year-old […]

Jamaican singer-songwriter, Robert Nesta Marley, one of the world’s biggest musicians loved across continents for his impact especially on raggae music would have been 74 years on February 6, 2019. The man who died in May 1981 at the age of 36 however continues to influence music and the entertainment industry years on. His verified […]

Ugandan Police on Wednesday night arrested three journalists working with the BBC, including their driver, accusing them of illegal possession of drugs. Patrick Onyango, Uganda’s police spokesman, said on Thursday five suspects had been detained overnight. They included two Ugandans and one Kenyan working for the British broadcaster, as well as the wife of a local […]

More than 27,000 people have lost their lives since the 2009 Boko Haram uprising in northeastern Nigeria. In Maiduguri, locals desperately want stability to return. Presidential candidates running in the February 16 polls have been campaigning on this issue in this part of the country. At a rally on Wednesday, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar […]

The February 24 presidential elections in Senegal will go ahead as planned despite a boycott call by former president and opposition leader Abdoulaye Wade. The assurance was given on Wednesday by Aly Ngouille Ndiaye, the Senegalese Interior Minister, a response that came barely 24-hours after Wade’s call. Election material has already been sent to various […]

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