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ECOWAS: Reopening of borders beckons

The ECOWAS Ministerial Coordination Committee on Transport, Logistics and Trade subsequent to meetings held via Visio conference has made deliberations on the steps to take towards the reopening of internal borders within the sub-region. The…

Burundi’s president dies.

The Burundian government has put out unfortunate news about the death of His Excellency Pierre Nkurunziza. A press release signed by the government’s spokesperson recounts events that have led to the demise of the President.According…

Madagascar: President laments W.H.O’s doubts over his country’s Covid-19 remedy.

President Andry Rajoelina expresses his frustrations about the skepticism that has met a traditional remedy his country has discovered to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Weeks have passed since president Rajoelina launched COVID-organics, a preventive and…

COVID-19: Free distribution of masks in Côte d’ivoire

The Ivorian government has delivered masks to be distributed to sections of the populace in order to scale-up the fight against COVID-19. The minister in charge of defense Hamed Bakayoko at an event launched the…

Rwanda, Togo, Madagascar get IMF support

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is making available funds to help some member countries address the economic impact of the Coronavirus. Countries across the globe are mobilizing resources to fight the Coronavirus pandemic and implement…

Coronavirus: Rwanda to provide food and electricity for free during lockdown

The government of Rwanda has taken the decision to provide citizens free electricity and food for the entirety of the lockdown period. Just as other countries battling with the COVID-19 pandemic, Rwanda has had to…

Gabon: ADB supports access to housing

Decent housing is one of the five basic human needs. The Gabonese government after failing for a long time to deliver on its housing mandate due to the lack of funds finally gets some financial…

Moroccan Activist Karima Rhanem Among Top 30 Most Influential Young Leaders in Africa and Europe

The Governing Council of the Pan African Youth Leadership Foundation selected Moroccan activist and president of the International Center for Diplomacy Karima Rhanem as one of the 30 MOST INFLUENTIAL YOUNG LEADERS OF THE YEAR…

Zack the Black Warrior and Thione Niang expected in Lomé

For the young Africans in search of inspiration and role model, these guys need no introduction any more. Coming from hostile settings of Africa, they are neither footballers nor populist singers; not even pastors or…