Uganda replaces army spy chief facing US sanctions

January 26, 2022 News Room SA 0

Uganda’s military spy chief Major General Abel Kandiho has been removed from his position weeks after the US imposed financial sanctions on him over alleged […]

Burkina Faso President Kabore reportedly detained by military

January 24, 2022 News Room SA 0

The President of Burkina Faso, Roch Kabore, has reportedly been detained by mutinying soldiers. Some troops in the West African nation have demanded the sacking […]

Zimbabwe sets date for long-delayed by-elections

January 7, 2022 News Room SA 0

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangangwa has declared that 28 parliamentary by-elections postponed in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic will now be held on March 26. […]

Jails in Liberia run out of food for inmates

January 6, 2022 News Room SA 0

All 15 facilities in Liberia have this week run out of food for inmates. This has caused two prisons, including the main Monrovia Central Prison, […]

US special envoy to visit Ethiopia this week

January 5, 2022 News Room SA 0

The US special envoy for the horn of Africa, Jeffrey Feltman, will travel to Ethiopia this week to hold talks with the authorities about the […]

Detained Tunisia former minister suspected of terrorism

January 4, 2022 News Room SA 0

The interior minister in Tunisia announced that detained former justice minister Noureddine Bhiri is suspected of terrorism. Bhiri, from Islamist-inspired Ennahndha party, was detained last […]

Sudan coup: Prime Minister resigns following mass protests

January 3, 2022 News Room SA 0

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has resigned after another day of mass protests rocked the capital Khartoum. Thousands marched against a recent deal he had […]

Tunisia to borrow $7billion more in 2022

December 29, 2021 News Room SA 0

The Tunisian government on Tuesday revealed plans to borrow $7-billion more from foreign lenders and domestic sources to stimulate the country’s economy next year. According […]

Somalia PM defiant after President Farmajo suspends him

December 28, 2021 News Room SA 0

Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullah Farmajo has suspended the prime minister, who is facing allegations of involvement in the theft of land. Mohamed Hussein Roble accused […]

Mali: West condemns Russia mercenaries ‘deployment’

December 24, 2021 News Room SA 0

More than a dozen Western allies have condemned what they say is the deployment of Russian mercenaries to Mali. They said it could “further deteriorate […]