In sub-Saharan Africa, the number of deaths due to malaria could far exceed that of the covid-19 pandemic. This was announced by the WHO on Monday,...
Rwanda wants to mobilize a total of $15 million to acquire the first Covid-19 vaccines. The information was revealed by the Minister of Finance,...
The Senegalese government has, during the Ministers’ Council held last Nov 25, approved the "the draft law authorizing the President of the Republic to...
The United Nations announced in a Nov 24 statement it wants to raise $76 million to assist people living in Tigray, Ethiopia. This is a...
The Tunisian government says it will pump a total of TND324 million (about $120 million) in the agriculture sector next year. This is 18% of the...
Citizens from 15 African countries will now have to pay a visa bond ranging between $5,000 to $15,000 in addition to visa fees to travel to...
Yemi Osinbajo (pictured), Vice President of Nigeria, announced yesterday the government will now only buy locally assembled cars to support the automotive...
The Ivorian transport minister Amadou Koné (pictured) announced the major projects underway in the Transport sector in Côte d'Ivoire will continue, and be...
International tax avoidance makes countries lose over $427 billion in tax revenues every year, a report by Tax Justice Network in collaboration with...
Tanzania is giving Mozambique a helping hand in the fight against the Islamist insurgency in the northern part of the country. On November 20, Police...
Kenya has undertaken negotiations with the International Monetary Fund to obtain a financial deal over 3 and a half years. The institution announced it in...
Ethiopia’s national army accused the Head of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, of supporting the Tigray People’s Liberation...
Africa has just surpassed the 2 million mark for covid-19, according to new figures published by the African Centers for Disease Control and...
The Acting Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), John Barsa, announced on November 17, 2020, the launch of a new...
The Attorney General's office in Ethiopia has frozen the bank accounts of 34 companies identified as being part of the portfolio of an investment fund...
Zimbabwe has just announced a new plan to revive the economy over the next five years. The government wants to make the country an upper-middle-income one...
The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has just published its 2020 report on good governance in Africa. And for the first time in 10 years, the Ibrahim index slid on...
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the challenges and opportunities of Africa’s development landscape, former British prime minister Tony Blair said on...
Officially in default on external debt since November 13, Zambia has found it increasingly difficult to reach an agreement with its creditors to...
The Central Bank of Egypt cut its key interest rates by 50 basis points. The move is to support an Egyptian economy that dropped by 1.7% in Q2 this year,...
Debretsion Gebremichael, Head of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) said yesterday Nov. 15, the rocket attacks on Eritrea the previous day were...
Ghana, the host country of the African Development Bank Group’s 2021 Annual Meetings, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the institution on Friday,...
Mauritania joins the Global Coalition against Daesh, becoming the group’s 83rd member. The announcement was made during the Coalition's virtual meeting,...
South Sudan will benefit from $52.3 million provided by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to strengthen its response plan against the...
The European Union announced the disbursement of $108 million to strengthen the Covid-19 response plan in four Sahelian countries, namely Niger,...
The financial inclusion rate within the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) grew to 60.1% in 2019 with Côte d’Ivoire now being the best...
South Africa was the scene of clashes between two groups of black and white individuals in Cape Town on November 9. The battle erupted following a new...
The government of Morocco said it will launch a vaccination campaign against Covid-19 as of November 15. According to local sources, the vaccine is...
Australian company United Exports announced a 5-year investment of R1.3 billion ($84million) in South Africa’s agriculture sector. The money will mainly...
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Program (WFP) have alerted, through a joint report published on November 6, about an...
Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed sacked the Head of the army, Adem Mohammed (pictured), as the conflict in Tigray escalates.  According to the...
In Côte d'Ivoire, Guillaume is calling the army to rise against Alassane Ouattara who won the election of October 31, 2020. In a speech published on...
In the fiscal year 2020/2021, Rwanda is expected to return to the good fiscal performance of recent years. For the first quarter of the year, the country...
The Kenyan government announced that e-visa will be available from January 1, 2021. The reform aims to ease the processing and issuance of visas to...
The South African government says it will unlock R1 trillion (about $62 billion) for infrastructure projects over the next four years. The...

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