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Monthly Archives: December, 2020

Somalia cuts diplomatic ties with Kenya as election protests rake Mogadishu

Somalia has cut diplomatic relations with neighboring Kenya, accusing the East African nation of meddling in its politics even as protests and gunfire erupted...

Eswatini’s prime minister becomes first global leader to die of COVID-19

Eswatini Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini, has died at age 52, after battling a bout of COVID-19 illness in neighboring South Africa.

Russia to build its first naval base on the continent in Sudan

Russia will build a naval base on Sudan’s Red Sea coast, its first in Africa, as the Kremlin seeks to expand its...

McKinsey to repay South Africa $40 million

McKinsey will pay back over $40 million to South Africa after a judicial inquiry into alleged corruption in Africa’s most industrialized country revealed irregularities...

Zambia’s economy to shrink by 3%, finance minister says

Zambia’s Finance Minister Bwalya Ng’andu projects the country’s economy will contract by at least 3% in 2020, as manufacturing, retail and wholesale trade, tourism...

400 Nigerian students missing after gunmen attack school

400 Nigerian students are missing after armed gunmen attacked a secondary school in the country’s northwestern Katsina state, according to the police.

Morocco to issue COVID-19 vaccines for free

The Kingdom of Morocco will issue out COVID-19 vaccines for free to all citizens, following a decree by the country’s ruler King Mohammed VI.

Zambia turns to the IMF for support in dealing with debt crisis

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has confirmed Zambia formally requested assistance to navigate a debt crisis. Zambia became the first...

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How Mozambique’s history of violence is dashing hopes of economic progress

There is no saying that is so common in the minds of Mozambique citizens above the age of 40...
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Another win for President Nguesso ensures Congo’s economic crisis will prolong

At 77, Congo’s President Sassou Nguesso is four times older than the average Congolese, whose median age...

Why Equatorial Guinea’s bail-out plan with IMF crashed

Despite being promised an IMF bailout over a year ago, Equatorial Guinea is still waiting for the funds...

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LAUNCH: THE STATE OF AFRICA 2020 CONFERENCE

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