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Nigeria’s former President Goodluck Jonathan, who is leading the African Union Expert Election Observer Team to Tanzania, paid a visit to some polling stations in Dar es Salaam, in the early hours of Wednesday.
The Seychelles elected an opposition candidate as president for the first time since 1977, authorities announced on Sunday, and winner Wavel Ramkalawan reaffirmed a pledge to hike the minimum wage after COVID-19 stifled the tourism-dependent economy.
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Tuesday that more than 200,000 refugee children were out of school in Ethiopia due to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).
Three months after Evariste Ndayishimiye was sworn-in as Burundi’s new president, there is no sign of decline in human rights violations in the volatile East African country, UN experts said on Thursday.
Kenya’s budget deficit for this financial year could increase due to revenue shortfalls and coronavirus-related disruptions, the finance minister said on Tuesday.
Tanzania and Uganda signed an agreement Sunday to commence construction on a 1,445-kilometre (900 mile) oil pipeline through East Africa that conservation groups say threatens livelihoods and fragile ecosystems.
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday ordered Kenya’s health ministry to publish details of all purchases made during the coronavirus pandemic following allegations government officials stole millions of dollars of vital medical supplies.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in Nigeria, has pledged the organisation’s readiness to provide technical support that would grow and improve the country’s food contribution chain.
Rwanda President Paul Kagame has celebrated Arsenal’s latest achievement to win another trophy in England.
Ten children have been killed in a lightning strike in a remote Ugandan town near the Congo border, Ugandan police said Friday.
Rwanda President Paul Kagame has challenged Arsenal to aim for “bigger things” after beating Chelsea 2-1 to lift the FA Cup at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.
Kenya’s central bank governor said on Thursday that policymakers still have “plenty of firepower” to combat impact of the coronavirus crisis on the economy.
Tanzania's former President Benjamin Mkapa, who died on July 24 in Dar es Salaam, will be buried Wednesday at his home in Lupaso village of Masasi district in the Mtwara region.
Alphabet Inc began offering the world’s first commercial high-speed internet using balloons to villagers in remote regions of Kenya’s Rift Valley on Wednesday.
When the new coronavirus hit Tanzania in mid-April, President John Magufuli called for three days of national prayer to seek God’s protection from the scourge. Barely a month later, he claimed victory over the disease and invited tourists to return to his East African nation.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with a former Minister of Defence, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.).
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged all Nigerians to seize the opportunity of this year’s Eid-el-Maulud to reflect on the virtues of the Holy Prophet by showing love and understanding for fellow citizens.
Democratic White House hopeful Joe Biden cast his ballot in the US presidential race Wednesday in Delaware, six days before the end of a turbulent campaign pitting him against incumbent Donald Trump.
The Confederation of African Football President Ahmad Ahmad has announced his intention to run for a second term in office.
South African giants, Kaizer Chiefs, has confirmed that goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, has received a call up for Super Eagles’ 2022 Africa Cup of Nations double-header against Sierra Leone in November.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed that Sergio Aguero suffered a hamstring injury during his side’s 1-1 draw with West Ham this afternoon.
Nigeria professional football league clubs will be allowed to make five substitutions in the 2020-2021 season.
The Taraba State Government has imposed an indefinite curfew in the state following the invasion of government warehouses by hoodlums on Saturday.
An Enugu State House of Assembly member, Hon Emma Ugwuerua, representing Nsukka West, has warned youths in the State against violent protests and vandalising public and private property.
Despite the 24 hours curfew declared by the Cross River government on Friday, what began as an invasion of state-owned warehouses has degenerated into looting spree as hoodlums looted various establishments, malls, confectionery amongst others.