Tag: Russia

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...

Sports
Kenyan athletics mired in new doping scandal

Kenyan athletics mired in new doping scandal

Top Kenyan sportsmen have spoken out against the use of performance-enhancing drugs,...

Climate Change
Nigeria floods toll has passed 600: government

Nigeria floods toll has passed 600: government

The disaster had also forced more than 1.3 million from their homes, said a statement...

Conflicts
Pro-Russia demonstrators rally in Burkina after coup

Pro-Russia demonstrators rally in Burkina after coup

The impoverished Sahel state plunged into turmoil at the weekend when Lieutenant-Colonel...

Business
From UK to South Africa, countries face huge energy bills

From UK to South Africa, countries face huge energy bills

Gas and electricity costs are soaring due to a post-pandemic surge in demand and...

Elections
Angola's opposition files legal challenge against vote results

Angola's opposition files legal challenge against vote...

Results declared on Monday placed the Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA)...

Elections
Angola's leader faces uphill battle after narrow win

Angola's leader faces uphill battle after narrow win

Lourenco's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), which has been in power...

Climate Change
Algeria fires that killed at least 38, also burned UNESCO-listed park: expert

Algeria fires that killed at least 38, also burned UNESCO-listed...

According to UNESCO, El Kala Biosphere Reserve covers more than 76,000 hectares....

Climate Change
Deadly wildfires contained in Algeria

Deadly wildfires contained in Algeria

Since the beginning of August, almost 150 blazes have destroyed hundreds of hectares...

Climate Change
26 dead as forest fires spread in north Algeria

26 dead as forest fires spread in north Algeria

Kamel Beldjoud told state television that 24 people lost their lives in fires in...

Business
UN ship with grain for Africa leaves Ukraine: ministry

UN ship with grain for Africa leaves Ukraine: ministry

The MV Brave Commander left the Black Sea port of Pivdennyi and will sail to Djibouti...

Business
From coffee to toothpaste, Nigerians buy small as hardships bite

From coffee to toothpaste, Nigerians buy small as hardships...

Consumer brands behind this "sachetisation of the economy" see it as a creative...

Politics
Algeria talks of joining Russia-linked Brics group

Algeria talks of joining Russia-linked Brics group

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has suggested that his country, Africa's...

Finance
Ghana president defends IMF aid decision

Ghana president defends IMF aid decision

The decision has stoked fierce debate in Ghana, where Akufo-Addo has come under...

Markets
Suez Canal records highest ever annual revenue of $7 bn

Suez Canal records highest ever annual revenue of $7 bn

The income is over a fifth higher than the previous fiscal year's $5.8 billion in...

Finance
Ghana police fire tear gas to disperse protest over living costs

Ghana police fire tear gas to disperse protest over living...

The West African nation, reeling from a pandemic-spurred economic slump and hammered...