Tag: Africa

Climate Change
Tanzania starts rationing power because of drought

Tanzania starts rationing power because of drought

The East African nation has the capacity to generate nearly 1,695 megawatts through...

Human Rights
African students face tough battle for Canada visas

African students face tough battle for Canada visas

In a report quietly released at the end of September, the national immigration department...

Climate Change
Climate change set to 'increase hunger' in Africa: UN

Climate change set to 'increase hunger' in Africa: UN

Africa is home to some of the countries least responsible for carbon emissions but...

Development
Humanity hits the eight billion mark

Humanity hits the eight billion mark

The UN attributes the growth to human development, with people living longer thanks...

Politics
Western thirst for African gas raises alarm at COP27

Western thirst for African gas raises alarm at COP27

European countries have been scrambling for alternative sources of gas after the...

Agriculture
COP27: Negotiators Ignoring Third Of Emissions From Industrial Food Systems

COP27: Negotiators Ignoring Third Of Emissions From Industrial...

COP27 Agriculture & Adaptation Day, 12 November, to announce more support for big...

Elections
Nigeria election chief warns over campaign violence

Nigeria election chief warns over campaign violence

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman Mahmood Yakuba said the...

Health
Cholera outbreak kills 214 in Malawi

Cholera outbreak kills 214 in Malawi

The impoverished southern African country has recorded 7,499 cases of the disease...

Climate Change
COP27 summit racing against the climate clock

COP27 summit racing against the climate clock

After front-line negotiators set COP27 in motion on Sunday, more than 120 world...

Climate Change
Tanzania deploys army to battle Mount Kilimanjaro fire

Tanzania deploys army to battle Mount Kilimanjaro fire

The fire started on October 21 near the Karanga site used by climbers ascending...

Development
Senegal not giving up on oil and gas

Senegal not giving up on oil and gas

Senegal, like the Democratic Republic of Congo, has discovered oil and gas reserves,...

Business
One Trade Africa is Empowering African Businesses, maximizing the benefits of African regional integration for small businesses, women and youth entrepreneurs

One Trade Africa is Empowering African Businesses, maximizing...

Prudence Ukkonika, an exporter and proprietor of Bella Wine calls upon all regional...

Politics
Queen's death leaves Zimbabweans conflicted

Queen's death leaves Zimbabweans conflicted

Sentiments in this southern African country after the death of the queen are mixed.

Business
Debt-ridden Zambia secures $1.3 billion in IMF bailout

Debt-ridden Zambia secures $1.3 billion in IMF bailout

In 2020, as the Covid-19 pandemic battered Africa, Zambia became the first country...

Conflicts
Madagascar opposition decries 'terrorism' after police kill 19

Madagascar opposition decries 'terrorism' after police...

Police in the southeastern town of Ikongo opened fire on what was described as a...