Wednesday, July 17, 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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Insecurity: Stop grandstanding, act on Obasanjo’s letter, Frank fires Buhari

…Says ex-President’s letter shows patriotism A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has described...

PHOTOS: Former World Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is in Nigeria with his mother

Former World Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is in Nigeria with his mother Mrs Yetunde Joshua. The visit of Joshua to the community drew the attention...

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo Writes Open Letter to President Buhari

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has said Nigeria is dangerously close to the point where it may not possibly hold danger at bay. In an open...