Former south African president Jacob Zuma has asked constitutional court in south Africa to review  its decision of imprisoning him for 15 month over contempt of court. With just two days to go before the deadline for South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma to hand himself over to police, he has asked the country’s highest […]

Ethiopia’s government urged Tigrayan rebels to join a unilateral ceasefire in their conflict on Thursday as aid agencies struggled to reach hundreds of thousands of people facing famine. The Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the former rulers of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, said on Monday it was back in control of the regional capital Mekelle after […]

South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has been sentenced to 15 months in jail by the country’s highest court. He has been given five days to hand himself in to the police. Failing that, the police minister must order his arrest. The sentence comes after the Constitutional Court found him guilty of contempt for defying […]

The former rulers of Ethiopia’s Tigray region said on Monday they were back in control of the regional capital Mekelle after nearly eight months of fighting, and the government which ousted them declared a unilateral ceasefire with immediate effect. Residents in downtown Mekelle reported seeing rebel troops in the city for the first time since […]

Zambia’s former president, Kenneth Kaunda, the father of the country’s independence who ruled for 27 years has died. He died at the age of 97 on Thursday. Kaunda had been admitted to the Maina Soko Medical Center, a military hospital in Lusaka, on Monday where authorities disclosed he was being treated for Pneumonia. But a […]

 Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram has published a video confirming the death of their leader, Abubakar Shekau. Last month, a rival faction claimed Shekau had been killed during a confrontation with its fighters. The Nigerian authorities have not commented on the claims. This video adds to the growing evidence that Shekau really is dead this […]

President Museveni says Uganda is ready for more joint projects with the Democratic Republic of Congo that will help benefit citizens of both countries. President Museveni made the remarks yesterday afternoon as he, and his DRC counterpart, Felix Tshisekedi commissioned the construction of roads to connect the two countries, a commissioning function held at the […]

Assailants on motorbikes raided several villages in northern state, attacking farmers and pursuing those who attempted to flee, police and residents say. Armed assailants have killed 53 people in northwest Nigeria’s Zamfara state, according to police and local residents, the latest violence to hit the restive region. Many motorcycle-riding gunmen known locally as bandits on […]

Some of the believers of Africa’s most popular televangelist Temitope Balogun Joshua, alias T.B. Joshua claim the preacher already knew that he was to die soon. The Nigerian televangelist died at 57 on Sunday, June 6 at 2 am, much as the cause of his death is still unknown. The ruler of his hometown Oba […]

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson expects the Group of Seven to agree to donate 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to poorer countries during its summit starting on Friday, and help inoculate the world by the end of next year. Just hours after U.S. President Joe Biden vowed to supercharge the battle against the coronavirus with […]

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