Monday, November 29, 2021
Conducting elections amid the coronavirus pandemic presents a challenge in several African countries, according to analysts. More than 20 countries are scheduled to hold presidential, parliamentary or municipal elections on the continent. How it is being done Tanzanians are scheduled to vote...
Alpha Condé will be a candidate for a third term in the election scheduled for October 18, his party said Monday evening. “President Alpha Condé will indeed be our candidate in the presidential election,” said the Rally of the Guinean...
A lobby group representing oil and chemical companies, including Shell, Exxon, Total, DuPont and Dow, has been pushing the Trump administration during the pandemic to use a US-Kenya trade deal to expand the plastic and chemical industry across Africa. Documents...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa gained the upper hand in a power struggle in the nation’s deeply divided ruling party after surviving a bid to force him out of office, clearing the way for him to overhaul his cabinet. The...
Polio usually affects children under five, sometimes leading to irreversible paralysis. Death can occur when breathing muscles are affected by the paralysis. There is no cure but the polio vaccine protects children for life. The disease is now only found in...
Former Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has been released by police after undergoing week-long questioning over suspected embezzlement, his lawyer said. “He has not been charged but his passport, which was taken on his arrest, has not been returned,”...
Today, the Africa Minigrid Developers Association (AMDA), a regional trade group representing distributed generation developers and operators, released its flagship Benchmarking Africa’s Minigrids report. The report for the first time measures industry performance through a comprehensive collection of data across...
Economic Commission for Africa’s Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe, has called on China to honour the pledge made by President Xi Jinping on his country’s participation in the G20 Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI), which she said, “would go a...
President Emmerson Mnangagwa said in a televised address on Tuesday that “dark forces” were attempting to derail his presidency and vision for Zimbabwe. He called them “destructive terrorist opposition groupings” and “dark forces both inside and outside the borders”. Opposition and...
The United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) will relocate its headquarters and forces out of Germany following a directive issued by U.S. President Donald Trump. AFRICOM’s headquarters have been stationed in the German city of Stuttgart since its establishment in...

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