President Magufuli

Hands off Burundi, Magufuli tells EU

DAR ES SALAAM. — Presidents of Tanzania and Uganda launched a presidential campaign calling on the European Union (EU) to lift sanctions against neighbouring Burundi. Tanzania’s Magufuli and Uganda’s...
File picture of typical unhygienic conditions that can cause cholera.

Cholera alert in Kenya

NAIROBI. – A Kenyan health official says the government has issued an alert over a cholera outbreak in the capital after five cases of the disease were confirmed and three other suspected cases...
A fisherman prepares his boat on the banks of Lake Malawi about 100 kilometres east of the capital Lilongwe

Malawi to sue Tanzania

LILONGWE. – Malawi is planning to take its dispute with Tanzania over Lake Malawi, with its potentially massive reserves of oil and gas, to the International Court of Justice in the Hague, the ...
President Adama Barrow

Gambia swears in homegrown judges

President Adama Barrow BANJUL. – The Gambia’s president swore in six new judges to top courts yesterday, with Gambians dominating the list in a country that long relied on foreign justices unde...
Cote d’Ivoire, mutineers strike deal

Cote d’Ivoire, mutineers strike deal

BOUAKÉ. – Cote d’Ivoire said yesterday a deal had been reached with renegade soldiers to end their mutiny days after they took to the streets in major cities across the West African state in pr...