Tag: Ukraine

Politics
Charles III to welcome Ramaphosa as the monarch hosts first state visit

Charles III to welcome Ramaphosa as the monarch hosts first...

Ramaphosa was last in London for the state funeral of the queen at Westminster Abbey...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Politics
Blinken in Rwanda on final leg of Africa trip

Blinken in Rwanda on final leg of Africa trip

The US diplomat has sought to woo African nations, which have largely steered clear...

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...

Business
IMF greenlights $1 bn loan to Tanzania

IMF greenlights $1 bn loan to Tanzania

Tanzania is to immediately receive the equivalent of $151.7 million. It had already...

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...

Markets
African economies see reasons for optimism despite crises

African economies see reasons for optimism despite crises

Africa already showed some resilience during the pandemic as its economic contraction...