Ethiopian members of parliament have elected Sahle-Work Zewde as the country’s first female president.
Ms Sahle-Work is an experienced diplomat who has now become Africa’s only female head of state.
Her election to the ceremonial position comes a week after …Continue reading
Tanzania’s billionaire-businessman Mohammed Dewji, ‘Mo’ who has been missing since October 11, 2018 when he was abducted by gunmen has been found and is safely back at home.
News of the finding of Mo, 43, whose abduction has sent shockwaves …Continue reading
Tanzanian police have arrested at least 30 people in Dar es Salaam for questioning in connection with the abduction of a young billionaire, Mohammed Dewji, on Thursday.
Dewji was kidnapped by an armed gang in the wee hours of October …Continue reading
After peacefully electing President Emmerson Mnangagwa in July, many had hoped the Zimbabwe would emerge from turmoil and return to prosperity. Instead, the country appears to be imploding since the new Finance Minister introduced a raft of measures aimed at …Continue reading
Kenya is among the top 10 wealthiest countries in Africa ranking at position 5 with US$104 billion.
This is according to the latest instalment of the AfrAsia Bank Africa Wealth Report.
South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria and Morocco lead the pack …Continue reading
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Lamido Sanusi II, has warned that Nigeria may become the world’s capital of poverty within the next 30 years due to policy deficit.
He said unless the country’s leaders get their priorities right and …Continue reading
Before he was a politician, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, was a musician going by the moniker Bobi Wine. His music would hit the airwaves, getting people dancing and talking about social issues.
The 36-year-old singer has been critical of President Yoweri …Continue reading
South African is overhauling its visa regulations to promote tourism and business travels in a bid to boost its economy currently in technical recession.
South Africa’s stringent visa requirements, such as the insistence that foreign minors must have a copy …Continue reading
Following widespread criticism and outcry that trailed imposition of tax on social media usage in the Republic of Benin, the West African country has shown respect to the views of its citizens who fought against the social media and Internet …Continue reading