Tag: Africa

Coronavirus: France drops masks, cases increase in Africa and January to lift the state of emergency

Coronavirus: France drops masks, cases increase in Africa and January to lift the state of emergency

Highly contagious variants of coronavirus are fueling a surge in infections in Africa, the World Health Organization warned on Thursday, while more ...
Macron announces large troop withdrawal from the Sahel in Africa

Macron announces large troop withdrawal from the Sahel in Africa

French President Emmanuel Macron announced on Thursday that he would be severely withdrawing the country's military presence in th ...

South Africa seeks Interpol support for Gupta’s arrest

The National Prosecutor's Office in South Africa seeks Interpol's assistance in the arrest of Gupta. Former Transnet board membe ...
China-supported projects in Africa targeted by environmental groups

China-supported projects in Africa targeted by environmental groups

Uganda and Tanzania gave the green light to building an oil pipeline between the two countries last week as environmentalists continued to press fo ...
Chinese national and soldier killed in attack in South Sudan, government official said

Chinese national and soldier killed in attack in South Sudan, government official said

A Chinese national and a South Sudanese soldier were killed on Wednesday along a main road connecting Cital Juba with the city of Rumbek, a regiona ...
At least 15 dead after the eruption of the Nyiragongo volcano in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

At least 15 dead after the eruption of the Nyiragongo volcano in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Lava flows poured into villages in eastern Congo without warning after dark. At least 15 people died in the chaos and destroyed more than 500 home ...
South Africa: Jacob Zuma’s corruption process continues on Monday

South Africa: Jacob Zuma’s corruption process continues on Monday

The long-awaited corruption trial against former South African President Jacob Zuma is expected to continue on Monday in the Piete ...
Africa should beware of China’s growing role, warns US top diplomat Antony Blinken during his “trip” to Nigeria and Kenya

Africa should beware of China’s growing role, warns US top diplomat Antony Blinken during his “trip” to Nigeria and Kenya

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday warned Africa to beware of China's growing role as he vowed greater US engagement in talks with Nig ...