Senior diplomats from the Belgian embassy have said that the outsourcing of the Schengen Visa application process is geared towards improving efficiency and service delivery in the application process. Effective today, January 15, 2019, all applicants for the Schengen Visa will have to go through a private company, VFS Global. Benoît Ryelandt, the Belgian Ambassador […]

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Rwanda’s president, Paul Kagame has responded to a ‘scathing’ attack by the outgoing secretary general of La Francophonie, Michaelle Jean, who called out the Rwandan government for the trial against opposition leader, Diane Rwigara. Last week, Michaelle tweeted saying the world should pay ‘utmost attention’ to the trial of Rwigara, describing the ongoing court proceedings […]

Renewed ethnic clashes in Somalia’s autonomous region of Somaliland left more than 50 people dead, according to a Puntland official and a witness. “There has been fierce clan fighting yesterday and today. Over 50 people died but they have not been buried because the fighting is still going on,” Ahmed Ismail told Reuters from Dhumey […]

In his first personal tweet since his release from the hands of abductors, Mohammed Dewji, reputed as Africa’s youngest millionnaire, said it took divine intervention to save his life. He, however, gave no hints about who kidnapped him, where he was taken to and whether or not a ransom had been paid to secure his […]

South Sinai Governor, Khaled Fouda, has appealed for tourists to return to Egypt. Speaking during the International Peace Forum at St Catherine’s Monastery in the Sinai Peninsula, he reassured international opinion of his country’s recent peacefulness and safety. “Here we pray together; all religions; Muslims, Christians and Jews. It is a sign of the divine […]

Zimbabwe president Emmerson Mnangagwa has expressed his view on death penalty stressing that it was an affront to human dignity. “I wholeheartedly agree,” he quoted a tweet by the European Union, EU, in Zimbabwe which read: “The death penalty is an affront to human dignity. It constitutes cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment and is contrary […]

Ethiopia’s latest industrial park is located in the Oromia region – the largest and most populous, and home region of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Abiy was back home to inaugurate the Adama Industrial Park. The parks are central to the country’s economic plans and were started years back. Also in attendance was President of the […]

Lagos, Dakar and Kampala were named among the top destination cities in Africa, following the release of Mastercard’s 2017 Global Destination Cities Index. Based on visitor volume and spend for the 2016 calendar year, the in-depth analysis also provides a forecast for growth in 2017, insight on the fastest growing destination cities, and a deeper […]

Only Central Africa will not have a feel of the United States First Lady Melania Trump when she visits the continent in October 2018. After an announcement in August that she will visit the continent on her first solo trip, Mrs. Trump has finally released a list of her destinations. Ghana (West Africa), Kenya (East Africa), Egypt […]

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