Pierre Nkurunziza

Nkurunziza resurfaces

BUJUMBURA. – Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza yesterday made his first official appearance since an attempted coup against him this week, AFP reporters said. The president smiled and appea...
General Godefroid Niyombare

Burundi coup leader flees

BUJUMBURA. – Leader of the coup attempt in Burundi General Godefroid Niyombare has gone on the run after escaping capture by troops loyal to the central African nation’s president, a senior pol...

Ethiopia takes cue from China

ETHIOPIA. – The feverish pace at which construction is taking place in Addis Ababa is aimed at aligning the city’s infrastructure to the rate of growth of the country’s economy. A report on Sou...
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Former Malawi generals up for graft

BLANTYRE. – The Anti-Corruption Bureau on Monday arrested former Malawi Defence Force (MDF) General Henry Odillo and Lieutenant General Clement T. Kafuwa over suspected fraudulent payments susp...
Gen. Aronda Nyakairima

Uganda cracks whip on NGOs

KAMPALA. – The Ugandan Parliament is due to debate a controversial Bill brought by government aimed at clipping the influence of Non-Governmental Organisations as the country gears up for the 2...
Prof. Nnadozie, ACBF’s Executive Secretary (L) and Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission.

AU signs $3m Grant Agreement with ACBF

ADDIS ABABA – The African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) has extended $3m grant to the African Union (AU) in support of its 3-year capacity building programme, which aims to build and enha...
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South Sudan faces humanitarian crisis

KHARTOUM. — Concerns are mounting in South Sudan over a possible humanitarian disaster due to the withdrawal of a number of aid bodies amid escalating military confrontations between government force...