Thursday, November 15, 2018

Paul Biya starts seventh term

Cameroon's President Paul Biya has been sworn in for a seventh term. The 85-year-old, who has ruled the country for 36 years, pledged to uphold...

Gabon president hospitalised in Riyadh: Saudi media

RIYADH. – Gabonese President Ali Bongo has been hospitalised in Riyadh, Saudi state media said, without giving more details. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman...

Detailed Analysis of President Xi’s $60 Billion Pledge to African Countries, and its Possible...

The lack of transparency in China’s involvement in Africa makes it hard to comprehensively see whether past FOCAC pledges from China actualized to real...

For rejecting a European-only settlement, this Cameroonian king was hanged by the Germans

On August 8, 1914, the king of the Duala people Rudolf Duala Manga Bell was hanged for treason. He resisted German colonialists’ plan to...

Cameroon’s Constitutional court rejects opposition claims, Biya victory expected

Cameroon’s Constitutional court has rejected 18 petitions calling for a repeat of the 7 October presidential election which opposition parties said was marred by...

Legal battle over Cameroon vote begins

The legal tussle over Cameroon’s presidential election, held on 7 October, began on Tuesday with the Constitutional Council expected to adjudicate on 18 petitions...

Vincent Kompany’s Father Becomes First Black Mayor In Belgium

Belgium has elected a black mayor for the first time – the father of international football star Vincent Kompany. Pierre Kompany topped the poll for...

Cameroon ‘must prove separatist prisoners are alive’

Lawyers in Cameroon defending leaders of a movement to create a separate state of Ambazonia have called on the government to produce evidence that...

DRC Ebola outbreak could last ‘four more months’

The Ebola outbreak in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo could last at least another four months, the World Health Organization (WHO)...

Ebola health workers attacked in DR Congo

Health workers tackling an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been severely injured after being attacked by angry residents who believe...

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Will Smith‘s son Jaden Smith has come out as gay, and disclosed that he and rapper Tyler The Creator are dating. Tyler publicly came...

UN to lift sanctions on Eritrea

Diplomats at the United Nations say they expect the Security Council to vote unanimously later on Wednesday to lift the sanctions against Eritrea. It comes...

SA pink diamond fetches record price

A rare pink diamond has fetched 50.3m Swiss francs ($50m; £38.5m) at auction, a record price per carat. Pink Legacy, weighing in at just under...