Six people eaten by crocodiles in Tanzania’s Ruvu River

At least six people were attacked and eaten by crocodiles in the first three months of 2022 in Tanzania when they fetched water from the crocodile-infested Ruvu River. Salum Bong’o,…

Military Court in Congo Jails 12 Activists Over Peaceful Protests

A military court in Beni, North Kivu province in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has sentenced 12 activists from the citizen movement Lucha to one year in prison for having…

Kenyan man kills wife, three children, surrenders to police

A man in Ndalat market, Nandi County of Kenya, has killed his wife and three children, after which he surrendered at the Kipkaren Salient police station. According to NTV Kenya,…

Ethiopia Declares Ceasefire After 16-Month War With Rebel Forces

Ethiopia has declared “an indefinite humanitarian truce effective immediately” in its northern Tigray region, halting its 16-month war with rebel forces there. With utmost priority to alleviating the plight of…

Kenya president, Uhuru Kenyatta, backs former arch-rival Odinga in elections

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday endorsed his former arch-rival for the country’s top job, weeks after their parties joined forces ahead of presidential and parliamentary elections in August. “We…

Mali junta moves to end sanctions, as ECOWAS urges international support to tighten the noose

The beleaguered military-dominated Interim Government in Mali has set up Dialogue Mechanisms towards ending the ECOWAS and EU-imposed sanctions and for the country’s early return to constitutional order. But in…

Coup: Burkina Faso court suspends Sankara murder trial

A long-awaited trial in Burkina Faso over the 1987 assassination of revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara is being suspended until “the restoration of the constitution”, a court said Monday, a week…

Rwanda to reopen Uganda land border after three-year closure

Rwanda said Friday it will reopen its land border with Uganda next week after a three-year closure, a major breakthrough in efforts to repair ties between the neighbours. The move…

Guinea president forgives players for AFCON exit, demands part refund of their bonus

Interim President of Guinea, Mamady Doumbouya, has forgiven the country’s national men’s football team for crashing out of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in a 1-0 loss to the…

Mali severs ties with France, dumps French as official language, orders her troops to leave

Mali has severed all diplomatic ties with France as part of the fallouts from the coup d’etat which saw the President, Ibrahim Keita ousted and Colonel Assimi Goita Malick appointed…