Thursday, July 2, 2020

AUTHOR NAME

Isaac Kaledzi

8093 POSTS
0 COMMENTS
Isaac Kaledzi is an experienced and award winning journalist from Ghana. He has worked for several media brands both in Ghana and on the International scene. Isaac Kaledzi is currently serving as an African Correspondent for DW.

AU Commission chair given boost in South Africa leadership race

The chances of South African President Jacob Zuma's ex-wife, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, becoming the next leader of the African National Congress were given a boost...

John Mikel Obi makes Chinese Super League move

Midfielder John Mikel Obi has left Chelsea to join Chinese Super League side Tianjin TEDA. The 29-year-old Nigerian has played 372 times for Chelsea since...

Calm returns to the streets of Ivory Coast cities after soldier mutiny

Ivory Coast's Defence Minister Alain-Richard Donwahi speaks to the press, in Bouake, Ivory Coast. Photo Credit: Reuters   The streets of Ivory Coast's second-largest city Bouake were...

ECOWAS leaders defer decision on Gambia, to continue with mediation after meeting in Accra

The Economic Community of West Africa (ECOWAS) has deferred its final decision on Gambia after West African leaders met briefly in Ghana’s capital, Accra. The...

Unrest hits Ivory Coast’s main city as army revolt spreads

A convoy of the United Nation peacekeepers from Senegal is seen parked along a road in Bouake, Ivory Coast. Photo Credit: Reuters.    Mutinying soldiers entered Ivory...

Ghana’s new president Akufo-Addo promises not to fail as he is sworn in officially

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo takes the oath of office during the swearing-in ceremony lead by Ghana Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood at Independence Square...

[LIVE COVERAGE] Ghana inaugurates new president

Ghana has a new president. He is called Nana Akufo-Addo. He is being sworn in at a ceremony in the country's capital, Accra.   Follow the...

At least 33 prisoners killed in new Brazil prison uprising

At least 33 inmates have been killed in a new prison riot in the Amazon region of Brazil, officials said on Friday, just five...

Chad shuts border with Libya, deploys troops amid security concerns

Chad, a key ally of the West in the fight against Islamist militants in West Africa, said on Thursday it has closed its long...

Ex-Soldiers take over Ivorian City of Bouake as they make salary demands

Ex-soldiers have taken over the city of Bouake, in Ivory Coast after firing shots on Friday while looting the city’s police station of arms.   Reuters...

Latest news

Covid-19 pandemic costs Africa travel, tourism almost $55 bln

African countries have lost almost $55 billion in travel and tourism revenues in three months due to the coronavirus pandemic, the African Union (AU)...

The 10 countries that account for 84% of Covid-19 cases in Africa

According to the World Health Organization, Africa has reported at least 416,063 confirmed coronavirus cases as at July 2, 2020. The continent has so far...

WHO says there is ‘underestimation of testing’ for Covid-19 in Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that there is some level of underestimation of testing for coronavirus in Africa. The global health body however...

Kenyan lawmakers told to take Coronavirus tests

The Speaker of Kenya's national assembly Justin Muturi has asked all lawmakers to go for voluntary coronavirus testing. Muturi made the call on Thursday as...

Kenya scraps controversial 20% tax on betting stakes

Kenya's government has scrapped a 20% tax on betting stakes and winnings that was imposed on betting companies in 2018. The decision to impose the...
- Advertisement -