Ethiopia delays polls again amid security, logistical challenges

Aljazeera – Ethiopia has delayed its national election again after some opposition parties said they would not take part and as a conflict in the country’s Tigray region means no…

Sixteen soldiers killed in western Niger ambush

Aljazeera – Sixteen Nigerien soldiers were killed and another was missing after an ambush on a military patrol in the Tahoua region near the border with Mali. During the attack…

TB Joshua: YouTube blocks Nigerian preacher over gay cure claim

Published3 hours ago image captionTB Joshua is one of Africa’s most influential evangelists, with top politicians among his followers YouTube has suspended the account of influential Nigerian TV evangelist TB…

SANDF troops in Mozambique to evacuate South Africans

ENCA – The South Africa National Defence Force (SANDF) has sent troops to repatriate South Africans from Mozambique. President Cyril Ramaphosa says soldiers are in Cabo Delgado trying to evacuate…

Consultations on the status of women kick off ahead of AU Commission summit on women

By Justin Mahlahla The Africa Regional Consultations ahead of the 65th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW-65) kicked off today in Ethiopia. The Women, Gender and…

Guinea records first Ebola deaths since 2016

BBC – At least three people have died of Ebola in Guinea, with five others testing positive for the virus, health officials say. They fell ill with diarrhoea, vomiting and…

The children colonial Belgium stole from African mothers

Aljazeera – Monique Bitu Bingi, 71, has never forgotten how it happened. It was 1953 when the white colonials came for her in Babadi, a village in the Kasai region…

Tanzania’s President sworn in

TANZANIA’S President John Magufuli has been sworn in for a second term following his victory in last week’s election. More than 12 countries were represented at the ceremony, as well…