Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Businesses Burn in Eswatini as Protestors Ignore Curfew

Eswatini Businesses Burn Overnight as Protestors Ignore Curfew to Protest Against...

Angry protestors in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) have reportedly ignored a 6pm to 5am curfew set by the government on Tuesday night and are burning...
SADC Troops to Combat Mozambique Terrorism

Southern African Countries Agree to Send Troops to Combat Mozambique Terrorism

President Cyril Ramaphosa and other Southern African heads of state agreed on Wednesday to the deployment of the SADC's Standby troops to Mozambique to...
covid vaccine plant in africa

A COVID-19 Vaccine Plant in Africa? This is What it Would...

The COVID-19 crisis has revived discussions on localising vaccine manufacturing to the African region to reduce the dependence on imports. The fact that Africa is...
Former Zambian president Kenneth Kaunda at the inauguration of former South African president Thabo Mbeki in 2004. EFE-EPA

Kenneth Kaunda: Last Giant of African Nationalism Leaves Mixed Legacy

Kenneth Kaunda, the former president of Zambia, who has died in hospital in the capital, Lusaka, at the age of 97, was the last...
Third Largest Diamond in the World Discovered in Botswana

Third Largest Diamond in the World Discovered in Botswana

Botswana has announced the discovery of a diamond which they say is the third largest in the world. The whopping 1,098.3 carat diamond, was...
A former child soldier holds a gun as they participate in a child soldiers' release ceremony, outside Yambio, South Sudan, August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Andreea Campeanu

Children Kidnapped in Mozambique being Used as Warfare Tactic

JOHANNESBURG (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Armed groups in Mozambique are increasingly kidnapping children as a warfare tactic, putting victims at risk of sexual violence,...
Well Known Nigerian Preacher 'Prophet TB Joshua' Passes Away

Well Known Nigerian Preacher ‘Prophet TB Joshua’ Passes Away

Charismatic - and controversial - Nigerian preacher and pastor, Prophet TB Joshua, has passed away at the age of 57. The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)...
Thousands Flee as Volcano Erupts in DR Congo

Thousands Flee Volcano in DR Congo, but Goma ‘Spared’ as Lava...

A river of boiling lava has reportedly stopped just in time to spare the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo. A...

What the Future Holds For the African Gaming Market

When talking about Africa's gaming market specifically, or about its economy in general, two trends are of essential importance. The first is the huge...
Elephants are seen at the Tsavo West national park in Kenya, February 4, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya/File Photo

Kenya Begins Its First National Wildlife Census

(Reuters) - Kenya began its first national wildlife census on Friday, aiming to aid conservation and identify threats to its vast but threatened wildlife...