Category: Africa

AFCON 2022 draw results out, Senegal and Zimbabwe is same group

Algeria, defending champion of the African Cup of Nations (CAN), will face Sierra Leone, Equatorial Guinea and Ivory Coast, in…

Burundi suspends int’l mining contracts over income row

Burundi’s government has suspended the operations of several international mining companies, arguing that it was not receiving its fair share…

SA Riots: Region feels the heat

ZIMBABWE and the rest of Southern Africa are on the edge, amid fears of protracted instability and violent riots in…

SA: THE IMPACT OF RIOTS AND LOOTING ON THE RAND

THE rand continued to lose ground against the major currencies in evening trade on Tuesday, amid ongoing violence and looting…

Exemption letters reinstated as COVID-19 cases surge

WITH the lethal coronavirus continuing to wreak havoc in the country, authorities announced last night that law enforcement agents would…

AfDB: Covid-19 heightens Africa debt vulnerability

THE African Development Bank (AfDB) says the risk of debt defaults among countries on the continent is rising on the…

South Africa tightens Covid-19 restrictions as infections rise

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – Battling a fast-increasing surge of Covid-19 cases, South Africa has reintroduced tough restrictions including a ban on…

COVID-19 has worsened humanitarian crisis in Horn of Africa, UN Says

NAIROBI, June 21 (Xinhua) — The Horn of Africa region is grappling with a widespread humanitarian crisis linked to negative…

China-built tallest skyscraper in Africa topped out in Egypt’s new capital

CAIRO, June 17 (Xinhua) — With a commanding view of the modern buildings sprouting up in the central business district…

Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s founding president dies aged 97

LUSAKA, June 17 (Reuters) – Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s founding president who led his country for 27 years and championed Africa’s…