Ghana president under fire over plagiarism in inaugural speech

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo came under fire on Sunday when it emerged that his inaugural address plaigiarised quotes from speeches by U.S. presidents Bill...

South Africa plans emergency steel tariff from July – WTO

South Africa is proposing to put emergency "safeguard" tariffs on imports of certain flat hot-rolled steel products from July, it said in a filing...

Ex-Congo VP to be sentenced for bribing witnesses

Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba and four associates will be sentenced on Wednesday for bribing witnesses during his war crimes trial, in the...

Trump: South African women’s group cancels New York plans

A South African women's rights group has pulled out of key meetings next week at the United Nations in opposition to policies of U.S....

Fundraiser: Drogba, Eto’O to lead friendly match among Africans

Former African football stars will be on parade in Nigeria come April 8, as Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto’O lead the pack of West...

Uganda to sign $151 million loan with AfDB for toll road

Uganda will expand a major road linking its capital Kampala with Rwanda after signing a deal on Thursday for a $151 million loan from...

Chinese to invest $819m in South African Auto Industry

A Chinese state-owned car manufacturing company will invest 11 billion rand ($819 million) in a new plant in South Africa, giving a further boost...

ECOWAS pined West African economic decline on Nigeria GDP

Mareel Souza, President, ECOWAS Commission, has attributed the decline in economic activities in the West African region in 2016 to the sharp drop in...

Ethiopia Airlines lands Dreamliner at Kaduna airport

The Ethiopian Airlines successfully landed its aircraft at the Kaduna International airport today, hours before the planned shutdown of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport,...

Gambia’s President-elect says Jammeh leaving soon for Guinea

Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh is expected to leave soon for Guinea, and the new president said Saturday he plans to return home to...

Ghana to implement free senior high school programme

Ghana is planning to make senior high school free for all teenagers, whatever their background, in a move experts say could transform the lives...

Twenty-two civilians killed in DR Congo bloodbath: official

At least 22 civilians were killed in a massacre in Democratic Republic of Congo's restive North Kivu province over the weekend, an official said...

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