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Bobi Wine released: Ugandan opposition figure leaves jail 2020-11-20 16:18:46In this edition, Ugandan opposition presidential candidate, Bobi Wine, has been released from jail on bail. His arrest triggered protests that ha

Armed men in T-shirts enforce the law, raise 2020-11-20 16:12:56Uganda this week witnessed its worst violence in a decade when demonstrators took to the streets to protest opposition presidential candidate Bobi Win

Violent clashes over arrest of Ugandan opposition leader 2020-11-19 18:57:04At least 37 people have been killed in two days of violent clashes between Ugandan security forces and supporters of detained opposition leader Bobi W

Protests turn deadly in Uganda 2020-11-19 17:19:56At least 16 people have been killed in Uganda in a crackdown on protesters calling for the release of presidential candidate Bobi Wine. But first, in

Soldier of democracy: The legacy of Ghana's ex-president 2020-11-19 16:31:38Ghana's former president, Jerry Rawlings, leaves behind a complicated political legacy. He died aged 73 having transitioned from being a military dic

Tensions run high in DR Congo's remote Minembwe 2020-11-19 10:57:15A small, isolated pocket of land has found itself the focus of tensions in DR Congo. On September 28, the installation of a mayor in the dis

The 12 men and one woman vying for 2020-11-19 10:54:55Burkina Faso’s President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré is standing for re-election Sunday against a dozen presidential hopefuls, including Y

Burkina Faso holds presidential poll in ‘a climate 2020-11-19 10:48:00Burkina Faso goes to the polls Sunday in presidential and legislative elections amid a deteriorating security situation. FRANCE 24 interviews an exper

Thousands flee to Sudan as fighting rages in 2020-11-19 05:54:19A humanitarian crisis is unfolding at the border between Sudan and Ethiopia, where almost 30,000 people have fled the conflict in the neighbouring Tig

Too late to prevent civil war? Thousands flee 2020-11-19 05:28:05Just 13 months ago, Ethiopia's prime minister was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Now critics say Abiy Ahmed is leading his nation into war. 

Picture in Ethiopia’s rebel region unclear as both 2020-11-19 01:44:19Both sides in Ethiopia's raging internal conflict claimed military successes on Wednesday, creating a muddied picture of fighting even as the governm

Ethiopia Tigray conflict: ‘Full-scale’ humanitarian crisis emerges in 2020-11-18 09:35:18Tens of thousands of people have fled the conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region to seek refuge in neighbouring Eritrea and Sudan. As the

AllAfrica News: Economy,

Sudan: Sudan Budget 2021 Approved By Ministers 2020-11-20 08:18:54[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- The Council of Ministers approved the broad guidelines for the general budget for the fiscal year 2021, along with the bas

Malawi: Malawi Grain Prices Up Ahead of Lean 2020-11-20 07:56:46[CAJ News] Lilongwe, Malawi -- THE prices of the staple maize grain and pulses in Malawi continue increasing as market-based demand surges and househo

South Africa: The Struggle for Mfolozi and the 2020-11-20 07:54:38[Daily Maverick] When people are removed from their land to make way for a coal mine, how do you put a value on their ancestral connections, the sprin

Africa: How Critical Is Tech Leadership in Uncertain 2020-11-20 07:51:07[CIO] In times like these, technology leaders are often in a battle of wits. They do not always know where to place their focus. What should they be d

Nigeria: House May Review Multiple Designations for Foreign 2020-11-20 07:36:08[Daily Trust] The House of Representatives may review multiple designations granted foreign carriers in Nigeria in the ongoing amendment of the Civil

Nigeria: NERC Retires 3 GMs in Reshuffling Process 2020-11-20 07:36:05[Daily Trust] Three General Managers (GMs) described as the most senior at the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) have proceeded on the

Nigeria: Airports Concessioning a Noble Idea - Minister 2020-11-20 07:36:00[Daily Trust] The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says airport concession is a noble idea which should be carried out to generate more revenue and

Zimbabwe: Artisanal Miners Robbed in Broad Daylight - 2020-11-20 07:28:07[Southern African Resource Watch] Over the past 20 years, the Zimbabwe economy has been on a declining trajectory. Long before the current political a

Nigeria: Appetite for Foreign Products Killing Nigeria's Economy 2020-11-20 07:17:37[Daily Trust] The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Architect Olamilekan Adegbite has blamed Nigerians' strong appetite for foreign products a

Nigeria: Nigeria Spends $500m On Oil Palm Importation 2020-11-20 07:14:11[Premium Times] Nigeria's demand for palm oil is about three million metric tonnes, but the country only produces about 1.02 metric tonnes.

South Africa: Constitutional Court Victory for Domestic Workers 2020-11-20 06:03:05[GroundUp] They are now covered for claims for work-related injuries, illnesses and death retrospectively to 27 April 1994

Senegal: Europe Wants Senegal's Fish but Rejects Its 2020-11-20 05:56:12[Greenpeace] There are nearly 500 dead, and thousands of survivors on the high seas are young Senegalese who, at the risk of their lives, have been tr

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