Hundreds of protesters have
taken to the streets in Sudan’s capital Khartoum to demand the transitional
government resign over controversial International Monetary Fund, (IMF), economic
reforms, seen as too harsh.
The public discontent has mounted over the reforms that slashed subsidies on petrol and diesel, more than doubling their
Africa is mourning the death of one of its liberation
leaders, Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia's first independence president who died on Thursday aged 97.
Kaunda ruled Zambia from 1964, when the southern African
nation won its independence from Britain, until 1991.
Zambia has declared 21 days of mourning during
Karim Khan on Wednesday took over as the new International Criminal Court’s (ICC)
Chief Prosecutor, with a pledge to improve its track record by taking only
its strongest cases to trial.
born in 1970. He holds a Law degree and A.K.C from King's College
London. He was admitted to the
Kenya's Ksh.3.6 trillion budget
presented in Parliament on Thursday by National Treasury Cabinet Secretary,
Ukur Yattani has surpassed that of Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda combined.
This emerged even as only three out of the six-member states presented their national budgets; Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
The East African finance
The World Health Organization (WHO),
is concerned that 47 out of Africa’s 54 countries, representing more than 90
percent, will not meet their September target of vaccinating 10 percent of
Unless Africa receives 225 million
more doses, the global health body says, only seven countries on the
Indian micro-blogging social media company Koo is expanding its
footprints in Nigeria, this is according to the company co-founder Aprameya
Koo's interest in Nigeria was inspired after the government indefinitely
suspended Twitter for deleting President a tweet from President Muhammadu
Radhakrishna said in a tweet that the app,
Uganda has entered yet another partial lockdown, as the government grapples to contain the surging numbers of COVID-19.
Currently, the capital Kampala is recording a daily average of 500 coronavirus cases.
In his address to the nation Sunday evening, President
Yoweri Museveni outlined a raft of
Chicken farmers in Migori county are
set to reap big if a proposed multimillion chicken processing plant is
constructed within a proposed three months period.
Speaking during the groundbreaking
ceremony for proposed chicken processing plant at Nyailing'a, in Suna west sub-
county, Governor Zacharia Obado lauded the project supported by
unemployment rate hit an all-time high of 32.6% in the first quarter of 2021,
from 32.5 percent in the same period last year.
On Tuesday, Statistics
South Africa (StatsSA) released its latest quarterly labour force survey for
the first quarter of 2021, which indicates a marginal increase in
Kenya is on the right track in combating
tobacco smoking through strong control policies, a report by the Ministry of Health
The report, which notes a number of
significant challenges, says tobacco-related diseases kill at least 8,100
Kenyans, while over 220,000 children and more than 2.7 million