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6 Candidates in The Running For Algerian President

Algeria will be going for a presidential election on Thursday. Nearly 23 million Algerians will be casting their vote, to choose their President for...

Insecurity Threatens Nigeria’s Economy

Nigeria's new found status as Africa's biggest economy and its potential for increased investment is increasingly being threatened by insecurity incidents. On Monday Suspected...

Uganda’s National Bird Becomes a Constant Companion to a Ugandan Man

While the dog is reputed to be man's best friend, Amos Mbarebaki from Uganda has formed an unlikely bond with Uganda’s national bird, a...

South Africa: Fighting Economic Threats

During the recent IMF World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington DC, South Africa's finance minister Pravin Gordhan, gave his views on the ongoing mine...

Egypt Launches Plan to Trim Waste in Subsidized Bread

Egypt plans to introduce a smart card system for subsidized bread nationwide by July, in an attempt to curb corruption and smuggling. A pilot...

Mauritania’s Battle Against Modern Day Slavery

Mauritania is ramping up efforts to stamp out slavery. The country abolished the practice more than thirty years ago and slavery has been outlawed...

South Africa: Parliamentary Committee Formed to Probe Zuma on Nkandla Report

The Speaker of South Africa Parliament, Max Sisulu has decided to form a 12 member Parliamentary committee, from different political parties to consider President...

Zimbabwe’s Version of Hit Song “Happy” Goes Viral

A video showcasing ordinary Zimbabweans singing and dancing to Pharell William's hit single 'Happy' has gone viral. For a country often associated with economic...

Shanghai Zendai Buys Land to Build New City

The economic-hub of South Africa is about to be transformed. An ambitious plan to build an $8.5bn new-city on the eastern outskirts of Johannesburg,...

Rwanda Accused of Attempted Forceful Arrest of Refugee in Uganda

A diplomatic row is brewing between Uganda and Rwanda. This is after Uganda's commission for refugees accused Rwanda of trying to forcefully arrest Portais...
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