Category: Africa

Foreign leaders seek a way forward for the Libyan conflict in Berlin

On January 19, the Berlin conference on Libya brought together leaders from France, Germany, USA, Russia, Turkey, representatives of the EU, UN and many others in order to have discussions…

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Six West African countries including Ghana, Nigeria reject “Eco” currency

Meeting in Abuja, Finance and Economy Ministers and Governors of Central Banks of 5 English speaking nations and the Republic of Guinea have rejected the new single currency for West…

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African leaders say they need French military’s assistance to fight terrorists in the Sahel

G5 Sahel leaders have said they want France’s military support to continue in the Sahel, to help fight jihadist groups in a meeting to discuss the fight against jihadists and…

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Togo: President Gnassingbé declares intention to seek another term

Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbé is set to run for another term after accepting the ruling UNIR party’s request to stand in the February 22 polls. President Gnassingbé disclosed on Tuesday…

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Uganda: President Museveni on Jungle March to Highlight Liberation Struggle

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni on Saturday embarked on a six-day march through the jungle, walking 195 km (121 miles). He is retracing the 1986 route through which his guerrilla forces…

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Ghana: Presidency announces nation to drop the Cedi for the Eco

Ghana’s presidency said Saturday, December 28, that the nation is determined to do what it takes to soon join member states of the West African Economic and Monetary Union in…

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African Nationals travelling to Nigeria to get visas at point of entry from 2020

Nigeria has announced that other Africans nationals travelling to the country from January 2020 will get visas at the point of entry. The announcement was made by the West African…

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Sudan PM’s visit to USA leads to exchange of ambassadors between both nations for the first time in 23 years

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok is in the USA with a high-level Sudanese delegation to show the world, the UN and the USA in particular how much his country has…

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Macron summons G5 leaders to France, wants them to clarify stance on presence of French troops in region

President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday urged leaders of the G5 Sahel (Mali, Burkina Faso, Chad, Niger, and Mauritania) to dismiss growing anti-French sentiment across the region if they wanted France's…

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ECCAS Regional Workshop Underlines AfCFTA Priority Sectors

By Clarisse Wiydorven Workshop participants and coordinators pose for a picture after opening ceremony of the ECCAS Regional Workshop in Doula, Cameroon. Under the auspices of the United Nations Economic…

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