Friday, November 22, 2019

East Africa’s companies attracted the biggest amount of investment in Africa – report

By Jean-Pierre Afadhali Last year African tech companies recorded $1.19 billion in total deal value even though 103 deals...

Burundi ‘to shut UN rights office’

The Burundi government has ordered the United Nations Human Rights Council to shut its office in the country within two months, foreign ministry and...

Curfew imposed on Nigerian city of Jos

A dusk to dawn curfew has been imposed on the city of Jos, in Nigeria's central Plateau state, and its surrounding area following hours...

Burundi suspends foreign NGOs

Burundi has suspended the activities of most foreign non-governmental organisations (NGO) until they comply with a new law imposing tighter controls on their operations. The...

Burundi head teacher busted sitting student’s exam

As cheating in school exams goes, the Burundian record has just been broken by a high school headmaster who disguised himself as a student...

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza Agrees to Step Down in 2020

In a surprise move, Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said Thursday he would step down in 2020, despite widespread belief that he backed a new...

Burundi rejects donated French donkeys

An adviser to Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has described a donation of 10 donkeys by the French embassy to villagers in Gitega province an...

Nkurunzinza heading for big referendum win

Burundi's electoral board has announced some provisional results following Thursday's referendum - and so far, it looks like President Pierre Nkurunzinza's camp is winning. BBC...

Burundi leads violent crackdown ahead of vote – rights group

Human Rights Watch says Burundi government forces and members of the ruling party have killed, beaten and intimidated people they regard as opponents of...

Burundi: President Nkurunziza make bids to rule till 2034

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza has launched a referendum campaign to prolong his stay in power until 2034, news agency AFP reports. The push is aimed...

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Nigeria’s Vice President Threatened to Sue Google

The vice president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has threatened to sue American multinational technology company, Google, over a post made on its...

Cause of Cde Mugabe’s death revealed

National hero and Zimbabwe’s former President Cde Robert Mugabe died of advanced prostate cancer, our Harare Bureau has gathered. The revelation follows widespread conjecture and...

President Museveni on USA sanctions against Gen Kale Kayihura

  Before I comment on the action of the USA Government in the matter of Kale, I should, first of all, say that, that excitement...