Africa

6 days ago | November 15, 2018

Is Angola’s oil output declining?

LUANDA. - On Saturday, nearly two decades after securing the initial rights, Total’s CEO Patrick Pouyanné was in Luanda ...

SA committee adopts report recommending expropriating land ...

JOHANNESBURG. - The Joint Constitutional Review Committee on Thursday adopted a resolution that Section 25 of the ...

Malusi Gigaba resigns as MP

JOHANNESBURG. - Malusi Gigaba has resigned as a Member of Parliament, saying it was his honour and privilege to serve as ...

DRC cholera epidemic claims 857 lives

KINSHASA. - A cholera epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed 857 lives since the start of the year, ...

African leaders meet for “last push” on AU reforms

ADDIS ABABA. - African leaders are set to gather this weekend for a special summit aimed at pushing through long-debated ...

Ethiopia’s ex-deputy intelligence chief in arrested in graft, ...

ADDIS ABABA. - Ethiopia said on Thursday it had arrested the former deputy intelligence chief after Prime Minister Abiy ...

World Bank withdraws $300m Tanzania loan over pregnant schoolgirl ban

DAR ES SALAAM. - The World Bank has withdrawn a $300m (£232m) loan to Tanzania, amid concerns about the nation’s policy ...

7 days ago | November 14, 2018

Dozens missing after Boko Haram kills 16: militia

KANO. – Boko Haram jihadists have killed at least 16 farmers and left dozens missing in the latest attacks in ...

JUST IN: UN Security Council unanimously removes Eritrea sanctions

UNITED NATIONS. - The UN Security Council unanimously voted on Wednesday to lift a nearly decade-old arms embargo and ...

Nigeria wants former oil minister extradited from UK

ABUJA. - The head of Nigeria's main anti-corruption agency on Monday said he wanted former oil minister Diezani ...

DRC’s Tshisekedi’s asked to reconsider leaving coalition

KINSHASA. - The chosen unity candidate of the opposition in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Martin Fayulu is ...

Reinforce anti-corruption institutions, East African countries urged

ADDIS ABABA. — Policymakers and experts who have gathered for a 4-day anti-graft training organised by the ...

Ex-head of military company jailed over corruption

ADDIS ABABA. - Ethiopia has detained the former head of a large military-run industrial conglomerate, a day after the ...

Gigaba wasn’t targeted, mistakes are his own: Mantashe

JOHANNESBURG. - African National Congress national chairperson Gwede Mantashe has criticised those blaming former home ...

1 week ago | November 13, 2018

Ethiopia arrests dozens suspected of rights abuses, corruption

ADDIS ABABA. – Ethiopia has arrested 63 intelligence officials, military personnel and businesspeople on ...