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SA unlikely to stabilise debt by 2023-Moody’s

SA unlikely to stabilise debt by 2023-Moody’s

The South African government target to stabilise its ballooning debt by 2023 will be very difficult to achieve and unlikely,..

Gunmen kidnap 10 aid workers in Niger

Gunmen kidnap 10 aid workers in Niger

Unidentified gunmen have abducted 10 humanitarian aid workers as they were distributing food in a village in southwestern Niger, their NGO said..

Sub-Saharan Africa growth to fall

Sub-Saharan Africa growth to fall

The World Bank has said a significant post-COVID recession looms in sub-Saharan Africa. From the 1.6% rate previously announced by the IMF, the..

Ghana apologises to Nigeria for demolition at embassy

Ghana apologises to Nigeria for demolition at embassy

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has apologized to his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari following the illegal building demolition on the premises..

Court cancels Zuma’s arrest warrant in 1999 bribery case

Court cancels Zuma’s arrest warrant in 1999 bribery case

A corruption trial involving South African former president Jacob Zuma, is due to resume this week.The case was postponed to..

Locally global pilgrims: COVID-19 forces remodeling of 2020 Hajj

Locally global pilgrims: COVID-19 forces remodeling of 2020 Hajj

The 2020 edition of the annual Islamic pilgrimage, Hajj, will be restricted to only persons already living in the Kingdom..

Zim fuel prices increase by 152%

Zim fuel prices increase by 152%

Zimbabwe’s fuel prices will go up by as much as 152% on Wednesday, the energy regulator said, after the government..

South Africa to begin Africa’s first COVID-19 vaccine trial

South Africa to begin Africa’s first COVID-19 vaccine trial

As South Africa prepares to launch the continent’s first coronavirus vaccine trial, the Rainbow Nation has opened a new field..

You are not gods: Uganda’s president asks WHO to be modest

You are not gods: Uganda’s president asks WHO to be modest

Uganda’s president on Monday expressed his frustration with the World Health Organisation (WHO), saying they are not gods and should..

Paris statue of colonial governor defaced amid anti-racism protests

Paris statue of colonial governor defaced amid anti-racism protests

Red paint thrown on the statue of Hubert Lyautey, the former French governor of colonies in Morocco, Algeria, Madagascar and..