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World powers meet in Berlin to discuss Libya crisis

Presence of foreign mercenaries, troops in war-torn country and elections to top meeting’s agenda. World powers have met in Germany to seek lasting peace in Libya by ensuring the conflict-racked North African country stays firmly on the path towards general elections on December 24. Representatives of Libya’s interim government on ...

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At least 50 killed in fresh Tigray airstrikes, eyewitnesses say

More than 50 people including civilians have reportedly been killed after Ethiopian forces bombed a busy market at a town in the war-torn northern region of Tigray. As many as 400 people were also injured in the aerial attack. Witnesses say Tuesday’s attack targeted a busy market in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray ...

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Ugandan parliament records 200 Covid cases in 3 weeks

More than 200 workers in the Ugandan parliament, who include MPs, have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last three weeks. The news come amid fears that their drivers and relatives could be carrying a contagious variant of the virus that has killed more than 700 people in the country. Sources ...

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Businessman Chris Kirubi is dead

Prominent Kenyan businessman  and industrialist Chris Kirubi has passed away, his family has confirmed. According to the family, Kirubi passed away on Monday following a long illness. He was aged 80 His family said he died on Monday after a long battle with cancer. “It is with great sadness that ...

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Henri Marie Dondra named Central African Republic prime minister

Former finance minister was appointed prime minister a day after Firmin Ngrebada announced his resignation. Henri Marie Dondra has been named prime minister of the Central African Republic (CAR), the country’s presidency said in a statement. The appointment of the former finance minister on Friday came a day after former ...

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Man suspected of killing his wife arrested while fleeing to Tanzania

Hamatton Ismael Karisa alias Ismael Charo Mumba, a murder suspect, was apprehended by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) as he attempted to exit the country at the Lunga Lunga border crossing on Tuesday. The suspect, detectives believe, killed his wife earlier this year before he went into ...

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Niger coup update: Gunfire near presidential palace Naimey as soldiers attempt coup

A military unit attempted to seize the presidential palace in Niger’s capital, according to the government, just days before the country’s new president Mohamed Bazoum takes office. A military unit made a failed coup attempt in Niger’s capital Niamey on Wednesday, a government spokesman said, coming just two days before the country’s ...

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Africa’s COVID-19 cases surpass 4.2 mln: Africa CDC

The Number Of  new Covid cases confirmed on Wednesday was 1,412 in the last 24hrs and Recoveries new 389 recoveries in the same period.The test was carried out from a sample size of 9,219 samples.Sadly 6 patients succumbed from the Disease. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has ...

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