Latest News In & About AFRICA

More Jammeh-linked properties uncovered within The Gambia

The Gambia’s Justice Minister has disclosed that more properties linked to former President Yahya Jammeh had been uncovered. He said the list had been submitted to the High Court. More..

Ex-Nigerian leader Obasanjo mocks Americans for choosing Trump

For majority of Americans to have voted for Donald John Trump to become their president, it means that they are as humans as Africans are, that is the position of former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo. More..

IAAF World U18 Nairobi 2017: West misses out on memorable event

The cradle of mankind, Africa, has suffered immensely both in the hands of foreigners and local despots. One of the greatest pains inflicted on the motherland is the stereotypical reference to the continent by western media as a ‘hot bed of terror’ More..

Ghana's first female elections chief scoffs at 'faceless' detractors

Ghana’s first female elections chief has scoffed at recent allegations by a section of staff that she was abusing her office in respect of procurement and some administrative procedures. More..

South Africa's Reserve Bank cuts interest rate for the first time in 5 years

South Africa’s Reserve Bank on Thursday cut its benchmark repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.5 percent from 7 percent. More..

Over 2,000 young Africans meet in Rwanda for maiden youth summit

2,800 youth from all over Africa have gathered in Rwanda’s capital Kigali for the maiden YouthConnekt Africa Summit to shape the future of the continents youth. More..

AU calls Kenyan presidential candidates to order ahead of August 8 polls

The African Union Commission led by Chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat has called on Kenya’s presidential candidates to ensure peace before and after the general elections on August 8. More..

Malian gets over $3,000 reward for finding Cameroonian bishop's body

A Malian fisherman who found the body of the late Bishop of Bafia, Jean-Marie Bénoit Bala, has been rewarded with FCFA 2 million ($3,545) by the Cameroonian government More..

Burundi robotics teenagers crossed into Canada after U.S. contest - Police

The whereabouts of two out of six teenage members of the Burundi robotics team that reportedly went missing after a contest in the United States has been disclosed. More..

56 people arrested in Uganda for holding illegal meetings

Ugandan police have arrested 56 people for holding illegal assemblies, the police said on Thursday, but an opposition official accused them of cracking down on opponents of a plan by the president to extend his rule. More..