Friday, October 19, 2018
103 Ebola cases reported in DRC – UN

103 Ebola cases reported in DRC – UN

The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said no fewer than 103 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic...
49 AU members have signed free trade pact – Kagame

Rwanda’s Kagame starts campaigning as parliamentary polls draw closer

President Paul Kagame of Rwanda on Thursday started canvassing for votes for the ruling Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) candidates as parliamentary elections draw closer. Rwandans...
Grenade caused blast at rally on June 23 – President Mnangagwa

President Mnangagwa urges Zimbabweans to move on after post-election unrest

President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday urged Zimbabweans to unite to rebuild the economy and put behind them the election period that saw six people...
Mnangagwa pardons 3,000 to decongest prisons

Zimbabwe yet to set date for President-elect Mnangagwa’s inauguration – Spokesman

Zimbabwean presidential spokesperson George Charamba has said the date for President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa’s inauguration will be set after the government is sure that there...
Mnangagwa pardons 3,000 to decongest prisons

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa condemns riot police interruption of press event

Emmerson Mnangagwa, who narrowly won re-election as the president of Zimbabwe in a poll followed by violence and political tension, has condemned a move...
President Akufo-Addo of Ghana fires electoral commission head, 2 deputies

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana swears in new electoral commission chair

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has sworn into office a new chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC). The president said on Wednesday night that the chair,...
Grenade caused blast at rally on June 23 – President Mnangagwa

President Mnangagwa calls for calm amid Harare clashes

President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe called for calm on Wednesday as opposition supporters clashed with police in central Harare ahead of the announcement of...
25.5 million unsafe abortions performed annually, mostly in poor regions – WHO

WHO declares DRC Ebola-free

The Ebola virus outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been declared over by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Speaking from the country’s...
Libyan coastguard rescues 104 migrants East of Tripoli

Libyan coastguard rescues 104 migrants East of Tripoli

The Libyan Coastguard says it recovered 104 people from a rubber boat off the country’s coast, in the latest such rescue as migrants attempt...
Women, children paying ‘stark cost’ of conflict in Africa’s Sahel – Mohammed

Women, children paying ‘stark cost’ of conflict in Africa’s Sahel – Mohammed

Women and children are paying what they called the “stark cost” of conflict in countries across Africa’s Sahel region, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed...