Africa

2 weeks ago | August 6, 2022

Africa’s life expectancy increases by 10 years

JOHANNESBURG. – Healthy life expectancy in Africa has increased by an impressive 10 years between the turn of the ...

2 weeks ago | August 5, 2022

Weary, wary Kenyans head to the polls

East Africa’s economic powerhouse, Kenya,  will hold elections on Tuesday to select a new president, parliament, county ...

US firm owes us US$300bn: Malawi

US company Columbia Gem House has denied accusations from Malawi that it owes more than US $300 billion in unpaid taxes ...

Africa keeps focus on key partnerships with China

Africans have little time for the attempts by many in the West to smear China with the accusation that it is creating ...

Angry residents strip illegal miners

A protest against illegal miners in Kagiso, Krugersdorp yesterday took an unexpected turn early yesterday when residents ...

2 weeks ago | August 4, 2022

Chinese companies shine at Zambian agricultural show

LUSAKA. – Chinese enterprises participating in Zambia’s biggest agricultural and commercial show on Monday expressed ...

2 weeks ago | August 3, 2022

‘Pay Africa reparations for slavery’

ACCRA. – Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called for slavery reparations to Africa and the African ...

2 weeks ago | August 2, 2022

Masks no longer mandatory for Botswana

Health Reporter Botswana has with immediate effect relaxed Covid-19 rules that made the wearing of masks in outdoor ...

2 weeks ago | August 1, 2022

Rwanda will produce methane gas

Rwanda has been exploring the use of gas from Lake Kivu for cooking, industrial use and vehicles.  It is expected that ...

Terrorists killed, captured in Moza

Maputo — Islamist terrorists last week suffered a heavy defeat during a failed attack on the town of Nangade in ...

3 weeks ago | July 29, 2022

Lavrov’s African trip debunks Western misinformation drive

KAMPALA. – As Africa gets more assertive in choosing its friends, it is opening its doors wider to those who seek ...

‘Hustler-in-Chief’ takes on veteran in Kenyan polls

Nairobi. – On August 9, Kenyans head to the polls and with soaring food and fuel prices, high unemployment and ...

DRC opens park for oil, gas permits

KINSHASA. – The Democratic Republic of the Congo has announced it will auction oil and gas permits in critically ...

Botswana becomes second nation to reach UN goal against HIV

Montréal. – Botswana has become the second nation in the world, after Eswatini, to reach a landmark UN goal towards ...

3 weeks ago | July 27, 2022

For AfCFTA to work, Africa needs to speak with one voice

 Stephen Williams New African: Please summarise Afreximbank’s performance over the last year. Dr Hippolyte Fofack: ...