Burundi's longtime President Pierre Nkurunziza has congratulated the governing party's hand-picked successor on a "large victory" in the country's presidential election, though the main opposition has pledged to contest the result in court.
Angola's billionaire former first-daughter Isabel dos Santos and her husband are seeking to revoke a court order that froze their assets last year as part of a massive corruption probe, their lawyer says.
There are a few examples that show that African institutions of higher learning and many other organisations can play their part in collectively helping fellow Africans face the pandemic head-on, writes Nico Elema.
[UN News] Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak in East Africa, the UN Human Rights regional office, based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has been contributing to the COVID-19 response of UN country teams in the region, by ensuring that human rights protection for vulnerable people is included in their plans. The head of the […]
[Shabelle] In the early hours of Monday, May 25, 2020, Jubaland Security Forces beat back Al-Shabaab militants who attacked their base and training center in Dhobley. Al-Shabaab lost several men and a range of weapons were left behind as they hastily retreated in defeat.
[Radio Dabanga] Kadugli -On Thursday last week, a man was killed by armed men wearing uniforms of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) near the South Kordofan capital of Kadugli, after he stated he belonged to the Nuba Reika tribe.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Prices of commodities have soared, and transportation tariffs doubled over the last several days across Sudan. The increases are largely attributed to the dramatic increase in salaries in the country recently.