Economy

Jan 15, 2021
Bobi Wine, the main challenger of incumbent Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in the election, said early on Friday that Thursday’s vote had seen “widespread fraud and violence” but the opposition…
Jan 11, 2021
Niger’s ruling party candidate Mohamed Bazoum will face former President Mahamane Ousmane in a presidential election runoff in February, according to provisional results announced by the electoral commission last week.…
Dec 29, 2020
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa reimposed a ban on alcohol sales and ordered the closure of all bars Monday as part of new restrictions to help the country battle a…
Dec 23, 2020
Niger holds presidential elections on December 27, which could see the country's first democratic transition of power since independence. But the new president faces problems from insecurity to corruption and…
Dec 16, 2020
Central Africa Republic former President Francois Bozize has said that he ‘accepts’ election bar. His country’s top court a fortnight ago rejected his candidature in forthcoming elections because he is…
Dec 14, 2020
The 52-year-old prime minister died in a South African hospital four weeks after testing positive for COVID-19. The prime minister of Eswatini, Africa’s last absolute monarchy, died in a South…
Dec 10, 2020
The incumbent Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo has held on to power following the release of official results. Tensions are rising in the normally peaceful country as his opponent calls foul play.…
Dec 04, 2020
Ghanaians go to the polls Monday with incumbent President Nana Akufo-Addo and former president John Mahama as front-runners. Akufo-Addo’s party has campaigned mainly on his education initiatives, while Mahama’s has…
Nov 22, 2020
Uganda’s presidential candidate Bobi Wine has been released on bail, local media reported, as police said the death toll in clashes triggered by his arrest earlier this week hit 37.…
Nov 13, 2020
Police in the Angolan capital, Luanda, have used tear gas to disperse demonstrators. They were protesting against rising living costs, unemployment and the postponement of local elections due to coronavirus.…
Nov 11, 2020
The U.N. refugee agency reports a significant increase in the number of people fleeing Ivory Coast to neighboring countries in the wake of the country’s controversial October 31 presidential election.…
Flowing through 11 African countries, the Nile River plays an important role in the lives of more than 24% of Africa’s population. To both upstream and downstream countries, the Nile…
Nov 06, 2020
At least 38 people were feared after a boat carrying civilians fleeing insecurity in Cabo Delgado Province, Mozambique, sank last week, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Thursday.…
Nov 03, 2020
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has provisionally won a third term in office with 94.27 percent of the vote, the electoral commission announced, after a bitter election which sparked deadly…
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