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The Nigerian Army is one of the continent’s busiest, at least its troops on the ground and to a large extent its air contingent – the Nigeria AirForce, NAF. Aside the relentless Boko Haram insurgency that continues to ravage the northeastern Borno State, 2018 brought more responsibilities in the midst of communal clashes and armed banditry […]

Uganda’s Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) is planning to impose financial penalties on the country’s sole power distributor Umeme Ltd for any frequent and prolonged supply outages, the regulator said. The public has long complained about high tariffs and long power cuts, while unreliable supplies add extra costs to businesses, which often run costly stand-by generators […]

Gabonese President Ali Bongo on Friday appointed Julien Nkoghe Bekale as his new Prime Minister. “By decree of the President of the Republic, Mr. Julien Nkoghe Bekale is appointed Head of Government ,” announced the Secretary General of the Gabonese Presidency, Jean-Yves Teale, in a video broadcast on state media on Friday night. Former Prime […]

Tanzania’s government has succesfully negotiated a stronger stake in telecommunications company Airtel, raising its holding to 49 percent from 40 percent, the president’s office said on Friday. The announcement followed talks in Dar es Salaam between President John Magufuli and Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Mittal to resolve a dispute over ownership of the Tanzanian mobile […]

Outgoing president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila’s Common Front for Congo (FCC) coalition has won a parliamentary majority according to results published by the country’s elections commission. This means Congo’s president-elect, Felix Tshisekedi, will have to strike a power-sharing deal with the FCC or face the possibility of a lame duck presidency. Tshisekedi’s Prime […]

Authorities in South Africa are investigating circumstance sunder which a primary school teacher took a photograph which appeared to show black children sitting separately from white children in a classroom, sparking a storm of racism accusations. The pupils were attending their first day at the Schweizer-Reneke school in North West province when the teacher took […]

Incumbent Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari told members of his campaign task force to work despite, even though they are ‘assured of victory’ in the forthcoming elections. The 76-year-old former military ruler, from the All Progressives Congress (APC) party, is one of 73 candidates on the ballot at the February 16 poll. His main challenger is […]

Cape Town — The organisers of Miss Algeria have defended 2019’s winner after racist comments and the publication of “degrading and retouched photos”. Their statement, published on Facebook, said they “deplored” the reactions of “several people” on the victory of what is being called the country’s first black Algerian queen. But others are reporting that Khadija Ben […]

Russia’s ambassador to Guinea Alexander Bregadze on Wednesday suggested the constitution be changed to let President Alpha Conde stay in power, earning the wrath of opposition parties and civil society groups in the country. In a speech that he made as dean of the diplomatic corps in Conakry, Bregadze heaped praise on the 80-year-old head […]

Stooges of former Libya leader, Muamar Gaddafi, constitute the terrorists perpetrating evil acts in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. The bandits, who escaped from Libya after the death of their leader in 2011 took to terrorism, the brunt of which Nigeria and some other African countries are currently bearing, Mr Buhari added. Mr Gaddafi, […]


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