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Following the recently held presidential election in Malawi, Lazarus Chakwera was sworn in as the new president of the country, for a five-year term after winning the re-run, unseating former leader Peter Mutharika. The swearing-in took place at the Bingu International Convention Center, Lilongwe, as Hundreds of people gathered to...
By Chu Maoming, China’s Consul General in Lagos Within the FOCAC framework, China will cancel the debt of relevant African countries in the form of interest-free government loans that are due to mature by the end of 2020. This was announced by Chinese President Xi Jinping when he chaired the...
Following the cancellation of 2019 re-election of President Mutharika, the Malawi Constitutional Court ordered a fresh presidential election which will be held within 150 days after the annulment. As Malawi prepares for the coming presidential elections, the President, Peter Mutharika, recently appoints a new electoral commission chairperson. Justice Chifundo Kachale was...
“We are fully aware that such measures will cause much hardship and inconvenience to many citizens,” “But this is a matter of life and death.” Buhari said. The president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari recently declared lockdown on three major cities in the country following the increased rate on the spread...
The President of Algeria, Abdelmadjid Tebboune recently announced the establishment of a panel responsible for preparing draft proposals for the revision of the constitution, official Algeria Press Service (APS) reports. According to a statement of the President's Office, the panel is composed of 17 Algerian law experts and a member...
…African Government Ministers, British MPs, others to attend    PORTSMOUTH, UNITED KINGDOM- January 8, 2020/ President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni will deliver a keynote address at The ALM Africa Dialogue 2020 - London UK, which is scheduled to hold at the Royal Geographical Society, London, from 1.30 pm -5.00 pm,...
Somalia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Ahmed Isse Awad, has said that "Africa is headed towards integration and cooperation, which will result in conflict resolution and economic benefits for the region." The Minister made this known while speaking as a panelist during the opening of the...
The Nigerian Army has unveiled the first set of combat and light vehicles manufactured at the Nigerian Army Command Engineering Depot in partnership with Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria. The vehicles were inaugurated by the President, His Excellency, Mohammadu Buhari, as part of activities marking the opening of the...
PORT SHEPSTONE, South Africa: Health Minister Zweli Mkhize, has officially announced that the first high prevalence district in South Africa, the Ugu District in Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN) is declared to be in HIV epidemic control. Ugu has one of the highest HIV infection rates in the world with 27% of...
Algerian lawyers marched in their hundreds on Thursday (October 24) calling for justice reform and an end to arrests and trials without evidence. Lawyers carrying Algerian flags marched through the capital chanting "justice was sold by traitors" before gathering outside Sidi M'hamed court. Last week, a court ordered the detention...