Month: July 2019

African Union reaffirms support for peace, stability and national reconciliation in Cameroon

The African Union on Saturday asserted its support for calm to return to the English speaking regions of Cameroon. In a statement published on the African union’s website in English…

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Ghana: Former president Mahama calls for a visa-free travel among African countries

The former president of Ghana, John Mahama, told an audience in Durban on Wednesday that it is important that African leaders put an end to visa travel requirements between African…

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Boko Haram: After 10 years of havoc, Nigerians crave stability

Friday July 26 marks a decade since Nigerian forces clashed with Boko Haram extremists at Maiduguri's central mosque. The clash lasted for days and in the end nearly 700 people…

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Rwanda: President Kagame, Prince of Wales meet to discuss Commonwealth summit

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has met with the Prince Charles of Wales at Highgrove House in Gloucestershire, where they discussed the upcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting [CHOGM] that will…

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Cameroon’s Government reacts to Prison Riot

The Senior Divisional Officer for Mfoundi, Jean Claude Tsila has blamed Cameroon Renaissance Movement, (CRM) Party militants and supporters of the detained party’s leader, Maurice Kamto, for a riot at…

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DRC: Kinshasa Governor bans political rallies for the second time in weeks

Authorities in DR Congo have banned political rallies this week in the capital Kinshasa because of tensions between supporters of President Felix Tshisekedi and those of former leader Joseph Kabila,…

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Kenya: Finance minister arrested for corruption, Anti-Corruption Commission to partner with FBI

Kenya’s Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji has ordered the arrest of Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich among other top government officials over the multibillion-shilling Arror and Kimwarer dams scandal.…

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