Markets spooked by coronavirus

The spread of the coronavirus has spooked markets around the world. The World Health Organization is looking to help Africa to prepare for and respond to the storm. South Africa, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Algeria and Egypt are identified as the African countries with the highest risk importing COVID19. As China insists its winning the battle to […]

Turkey says two of its soldiers have been killed in Libya

Turkey says two of its soldiers have been killed by rebel forces in Libya. This is the first such announcement since Ankara sent troops to back the Government of National Accord in Tripoli. ends intro President Recep Tayyip Erdogan himself announced the death of his soldiers in Libya, adding that there were Syrian National Army […]

Deposed President Hosni Mubarak dies in an Egyptian military hospital

Hosni Mubarak, overthrown as Egypt’s President in the  Arab spring of 2011 has died in Cairo, He was 91. He succeeded assassinated President Anwar Sadat and led Egypt for 30 years. Hosni Mubarak spent years in court after being deposed as Egypt’s fourth president. He was found guilty of complicity in killing protestors during the […]

Cameroon youths protest against French President Macron’s “insult”

Hundreds of youths are protesting outside the French embassy in Yaounde against President Emmanuel Macron’s perceived insult of his Cameroonian counterpart Paul Biya. Social media footage of the French President telling a Cameroon activist that he’s pressured Biya into releasing a jailed opposition parliament and  ending human rights abuses has gone viral. French President Emmanuel […]