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African Nations Observe Eid-ul-Fitr

Africa observes Eid-ul-Fitr

Africa observes Eid-ul-Fitr The grand celebrations of Eid will be observed across most of Africa on Tuesday. At the end of Ramadan, Mali became the first nation to observe the Muslim festival Most of Africa will observe Eid-ul-Fitr on Tuesday. Celebrated across the globe by Muslims, the festivities come at the end of the month-long fasting rituals of Ramadan. Muslims across Mali were

France Deems India “Absolutely Needed” As Permanent Member of UNSC

UNSC

France reiterates support for India, along with Germany, Japan, Brazil, and equitable representation of Africans, for its permanent seat in the expansion of the UNSC. India, besides Germany, Brazil, and Japan is deemed as “absolutely needed” for permanent members of the UN Security Council. The support has come from France, stating that the enlargement of the council group is crucial for

Satellite Images Reveal New Details about Cyclone Idai

Satellite images reveal the vast extent of flooding in the port city of Beira, Mozambique

Satellite images unveil the extent of flooding in Mozambican city of Beira as thousands remain trapped Over the last couple of days, Cyclone Idai swept through the south-east African nations of Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi. What is being observed as the most destructive cyclone to hit Africa in over a decade has now killed hundreds. Thousands remain missing as rescue missions

63 years of Tunisian Independence

Roman amphitheater in Tunisia built in 3rd century AD

On March 20, 1957, Tunisia became independent from French rule. This placed nationalist leader Habib Bourguiba in the role of the North African nation’s first Prime Minister. As a unitary semi-presidential representative democratic republic, Tunisia is widely seen as the only democratic republic of the Arab world. Apart from having a remarkably high human development index, Tunisia also enjoys strong international

Sixty-Two Years of Ghanaian Independence

62nd Independence of Ghana

Sixty-two years ago today, Ghana became the first sub-Saharan nation to gain independence from British colonialism, evoking hope for colonised African nations. Today, the Republic of Ghana stands strong with its rich history and cultural heritage, coupled with a rapidly developing economy On March 6, 1957, Ghana became the first sub-Saharan African nation to gain independence from British rule. Sixty two

African Union Summit 32 Concluded in Addis Ababa

African Union Leaders at the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, a two-day meeting held in Addid Ababa, Ethiopia.

The 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, a two-day meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, concluded on Monday, promising a peaceful, prosperous and integrated Africa The 32nd African Union Heads of State and Government Summit concluded, on Monday, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. During the 2-day summit, African Union (AU) leaders focused on humanitarian issues with the official theme

Rwanda to Produce Methane Gas from “Killer Lake”

Rwanda signed a $400 million deal to produce bottled gas from Lake Kivu, which reportedly emits dense clouds of methane. (Image for representation only).

Rwanda signs a $400 million deal with Gasmeth Energy to produce methane gas from one of Africa’s most famous Killer Lakes. Project presents country’s green agenda, says Rwanda Development Board. In an environmentally significant move, Rwanda government has signed a multi-million dollar deal to produce methane gas from Africa’s “Killer Lake,” the country announced on Tuesday. The $400 million deal was

Congo’s First Peaceful Presidential Swearing-in in Over Five Decades

Former Congolese President, Joseph Kabila presented the Presidential sash to new Congolese President, Felix Tshisekedi on Thursday.

The Democratic Republic of Congo concluded the peaceful swearing-in ceremony of their new President, Felix Tshisekedi on Thursday. This was the country’s first peaceful election since 1960 as former President, Joseph Kabila presented the Presidential sash to his successor Felix Tshisekedi was sworn-in as the new President for the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday in the capital city of Kinshasa.

‘Beauty Beyond the Skin’: First Ever Mr and Miss Albinism East Africa

East African nations of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania came together to host the first-ever edition of Mr and Miss Albinism East Africa pageant. The contest’s motto was ‘Beauty beyond the skin’.

East African nations of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania came together to host the first-ever edition of Mr and Miss Albinism East Africa pageant. The contest’s motto was ‘Beauty beyond the skin’ Thirty Contestants from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania came together to participate in the first edition of Mr and Miss Albinism East Africa pageant in the Kenyan capital city of Nairobi.

French President Reassures Complete Support for Fighting Extremism in Central Africa

French President, Emmanuel Macron visits French troops for a pre-Christmas meet in N'Djamena, Chad

During his two-day visit to Chad, French President, Emmanuel Macron confirmed that France will extend complete military support to Central Africa. The President was in the country to pay a  pre-Christmas visit to the French troops French President, Emmanuel Macron flew down to Chad for a two-day visit, scheduled for meeting the French military forces deployed in the country. This marked the

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