Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Meet Alexander Pushkin, Russian poet and great-grandson of a Cameroonian chief

Born on May 26, 1799, Alexander Pushkin, who nicknamed himself Afrikanets, is considered one of Russia’s greatest poets and the founding father of Modern...

Will Africa Have Another Patrice Emery Lumumba?

As a youth, Patrice Lumumba challenged the colonial powers for an independent DR Congo. Sadly, youths of today have other priorities. Patrice Emery Lumumba can...

DRC President Collapses At Inauguration Due To Tight Bullet Proof Vest

Paul Nyathi|Newly installed Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi collapsed on stage while giving his inaugural speech at Thursday’s ceremony.

Chiwenga Arrives In DR Congo After Failing to Topple Mnangagwa

Vice President Retired General Dr Constantino Chiwenga is in Kinshasa for the inauguration of the DRC President-elect Felix Tshisekedi, where proceedings are...

Welcome to the CAR, Africa’s Capital of Endless Wars and Anarchy

he conundrum facing justice in the Central African Republic (CAR) was well summed up by Jean Pierre Waboe, Vice-president of the country’s...

A Peek Into the Final Days of DR Congo’s Assassinated Dictator, Laurent-Desire Kabila

After he overthrew despot Mobutu Sese Seko in 1997, Laurent-Desire Kabila wanted to restore order in the Democratic Republic of Congo after...

Patrice Lumumba’s most revealing letter written before his assassination

Congolese politician and first Prime Minister of the independent Democratic Republic of Congo Patrice Emery Lumumba was assassinated on this day in...

‘Crackdown’ on DR Congo opposition protest

Security forces opened fired early on Thursday after crowds attacked symbols of government in the Democratic Republic of Congo's south-western Kikwit town,...

Ramaphosa: Leave Congo poll commission to do job

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on the electoral commission in the Democratic Republic of Congo to finalise the election process...

Catholic Church calls for calm in DR Congo

The Roman Catholic Church in the Democratic Republic of Congo is now publicly doubting the provisional results from the 30 December presidential...

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Strive Masiyiwa to build house and pay $1000 monthly allowance for granny who walked...

Telecommunications magnate and billionaire, Mr Strive Masiyiwa has pledged to build a house and pay a $1000 lifetime monthly allowance to an elderly woman...

Son of Angolan ex-president released from jail

The son of the former Angolan president has been released from prison, where he was being held on charges of embezzlement. José Filomeno dos Santos...

Africa Must Abolish Colonial Anti-Cannabis Laws to Unlock a 7 Billion Dollar Industry

The African cannabis industry is expected to be worth over US$7.1 billion by 2023. However, many countries will not benefit from the growth unless...