Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been sworn in for a second five-year term to lead a country beset by war. Mr Abiy’s Prosperity Party was declared the winner of June’s parliamentary elections, which were criticised by opposition parties but described by external observers as improved from past elections. Mr Abiy...
By Walcott Wubong Zambian President Edgar Lungu accepted defeat after opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema scored an overwhelming electoral victory, leaving him with the task of rebuilding the country's ailing economy. Hichilema had received 2,810,777 votes against Lungu's 1,814,201 in all but one constituency, and the electoral commission crowned him president-elect....
Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to open their borders after 11 years. This was announced after a meeting between South Sudan President Salva Kiir and Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok according to President Kiir's office. According to a press statement seen by Nation Africa at the weekend, the diplomatic...
The Egyptian Minister for Youth and Sports, Ashraf Sobhi, has announced the country's intention to foster a cooperative relationship with Japan in sportive programs and activities, as well as the exchange of youth delegates. Sobhi disclosed this while meeting the Head of Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE) Yoshida Kozo on...
By Chu Maoming, China’s Consul General in Lagos Chinese President Xi Jinping made a feature address at a grand ceremony marking the centenary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on July 1. In this keynote speech, President Xi, also General Secretary of the CPC’s Central Committee looked back on...