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USA set to offer Zimbabwe $60m in food aid

The United States says it will provide US$60.55 million to assist Zimbabwe with its food insecurity during the lean season.Early in June, Zimbabwean authorities said the southern African country’s 2019/20 maize production of 907,628 tonnes would not meet its...

Nile dam talks to restart this week as Egypt accuse Ethiopia of blocking progress

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia said Sunday they would resume talks this week over a contentious, massive Nile dam, even as Egypt accused Ethiopia of trying to hinder progress on a resolution to disagreements over the project.The construction of the...

Zimbabwe summons US envoy over White House adviser’s comment on George Floyd

Zimbabwe has summoned the U.S. ambassador in Harare to a meeting over comments by a White House official suggesting Zimbabwe is among “foreign adversaries” that could face retaliation for trying to foment unrest in the U.S. over the death...

Why are African Americans dying at higher rates from coronavirus?

The new coronavirus isn't picky about who it infects -- so why does data emerging from some states in USA suggest that African Americans are bearing the brunt?Experts say the community is disproportionately impacted by underlying conditions linked to...

Zimbabwe official says coronavirus punishes US for sanctions

Zimbabwe’s defense minister has described the coronavirus as God’s way of punishing the United States and other western countries for imposing sanctions on Zimbabwe, prompting the president to issue a statement Monday restating his government’s commitment to fighting COVID-19.Oppah...

Ethiopia insist won’t be forced by US on dam deal

Ethiopia refuses to be pressured by the United States into signing a deal with Egypt and Sudan over its controversial dam on the Nile River, says Ethiopia’s foreign minister.In an interview with The Associated Press, Gedu Andargachew said the...

US steps up sanctions on two Zimbabwe officials

The United States expanded sanctions against two senior Zimbabwean officials accused of suppressing protests, demanding that Harare allow peaceful demonstrations.The Treasury Department said it was blocking any US assets of Owen Ncube, the state security minister, and Anselem Sanyatwe,...

Zimbabwe to give back farms taken under Mugabe land reform programme

Zimbabwe has announced plans to give back land controversially taken over under its controversial fast track land reform programme, which started in 2000.The programme, which was criticised for being both chaotic and violent, resulted in numerous deaths in the...

Trump nominates African-American 4-star general as new chief of the Air Force

The United States Air Force's may see its first African-American chief of staff after Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. was nominated by the Trump administration.Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper announced Monday that Brown, commonly known as 'C.Q.', is...

Ethiopia says Trump got inaccurate information on Nile dam

An Ethiopian Cabinet minister says that U.S. President Donald Trump was provided with “inaccurate and inadequate” information about the dam the country is building on the Nile River.The remarks came amid a public disagreement with Egypt after Ethiopia did...
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Mass arrests in Ethiopia raise fear of return to repressive past

Ethiopia has detained more than 9,000 people after deadly clashes last month, the state-run human rights commission said, raising...
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Veteran Ugandan opposition, Kizza Besigye opts out of 2021 general election

Veteran Ugandan opposition leader, Dr. Kizza Besigye, has left his party at crossroads after the four-time presidential aspirant, refused to carry the party’s flag...

Jihadists seize key Mozambique LNG port town

Fighters linked to Islamic State seized control of a northern Mozambican port town that’s been a key logistics link for a $23 billion natural-gas...

Condemnation trail Somalia new bill seeking to allow child and forced marriage

Somalia’s parliament has sparked outrage by replacing long-awaited legislation to protect women and girls from violence with a new bill permitting child and forced...

Malians back on the street renew call for president to resign

Thousands of people took to the streets of Mali’s rainy capital Bamako on Tuesday renewing calls for President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita to step down...