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MTN close to paying off 330 billion naira fine in Nigeria

African telecommunications giant MTN has paid 275 billion naira ($898.99 million) toward a 330 billion naira fine imposed on it for not disconnecting unregistered...

Ethiopia starts rationing electricity for homes and industries

Ethiopia has begun rationing electricity for homes and industries due to a drop in water levels in hydroelectric dams that led to a production...

Malawi begins audit of partial election results

Malawi’s Electoral Commission (MEC) has received partial results from over 15 districts in the country, with several centres already submitting their final results to...

Uganda’s cabinet approves creation of nine cities

Uganda’s cabinet approved the incorporation of nine cities with effect from July 1, 2020. The cities are Arua, Hoima, Gulu, Mbarara, Jinja, Mbale, Lira, Entebbe...

French woman sues Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines crash

A French woman whose husband was killed in the March crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit...

Sudan’s military and protesters deadlocked over transition talks

Sudan’s transitional military council and leaders of the protest movement on Tuesday failed to reach an agreement following a fresh round of talks at...

Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan quits international football

Ghana’s all-time leading goal scorer Asamoah Gyan announced his retirement from international football a month before the Africa Cup of Nations after learning that...

DR Congo appoints new prime minister

Sylvestre Ilunga Ilukamba, a career politician and ally of former President Joseph Kabila, was appointed as Democratic Republic of Congo’s prime minister on Monday,...

EU unveils new embassy in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi

The European Union (EU) Mission on Tuesday unveiled a new embassy in Kenya’s capital Nairobi, making Kenya the seat of its second largest foreign...

Angola to re-bury body of rebel chief Savimbi

The exhumed body of Angolan rebel chief Jonas Savimbi, who was killed in 2002, will be reburied in his hometown next month, this was...
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