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Why South Sudan President Salva Kiir sacked his Army chief Paul Malong
President Salva Kiir on Tuesday night removed the South Sudanese army’s chief of general staff, Gen. Paul Malong Awan...
GIKONDO: The place where Africa’s cleanest city Kigali hides its Poor and dirty
There is a dirty secret behind the sparkling veneer of Rwanda’s capital, Kigali. Local residents call it Kwa Kabuga,...
Uganda renews its Nuclear Ambitions, signs deal with Russian firm Rosatom to build plant
The government of Uganda has agreed with the Russian Federation to cooperate in the peaceful application of atomic energy...
Ethiopian armed forces in armoured vehicles drove about 15km deep into Kenyan territory at the border trading centre of Illeret following a disagreement between Kenyan and Ethiopian surveyors mandated to check beacons marking the boundary between the two countries. Over the last one month, surveyors from the two countries... Read more
Burundi’s government will not take revenge against those involved in last week’s failed coup, President Pierre Nkurunziza’s office has said. Those implicated would be brought to justice in accordance with the rule of law, it added in a statement. South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has called for Burundi’s presidential... Read more

Yale Honours Okonjo-Iweala with an Honorary Doctorate Degree Yale had in the past honored a handful of other Africans such as Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Archbishop Desmond Tutu 

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The regional summit will feature industry stakeholders from over 30 countries, including Congo, Senegal, Benin, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, South Africa, Namibia and Cameroon   ACCRA, Ghana, May 13, 2015/ — The largest mining event in the region, the 7th West & Central Africa (WaCA) Mining Summit & Expo returns... Read more
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has expressed appreciation at the way Facebook has revolutionised social media communication in Uganda and elsewhere in the world.   UCC Executive Director Mr Godfrey Mutabazi made the observation while meeting two senior Facebook officials who had made a courtesy call at his office... Read more
DHL one of  the world’s leading logistics service providers, held its 5th annual Global Technology conference in Dubai last month, featuring a number of key sessions on doing business in Africa. Under the theme of “Connecting Markets, Trends & People”, the conference hosted some 300 delegates, including many DHL customers... Read more
The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) has provided financial assistance to the West African Development Bank (BOAD) LOME, Togo, Christian ADOVELANDE, President of the West African Development Bank (BOAD) and Abdelaziz KHELEF, Director General of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), have signed... Read more