Category Archives: General

Somali Minister Resigns Over Arrest of Former Al-Shabab Leader

Somalia federal Minister for Public Works Abdifitaah Ibrahim Geeseey has resigned over the arrest and exclusion of a former al-Shabab leader from a regional election.Speaking to VOA via telephone Sunday from Mogadishu, Geeseey said he resigned in prote...

Somali Minister Resigns Over Arrest of Former Al-Shabab Leader

Somalia federal Minister for Public Works Abdifitaah Ibrahim Geeseey has resigned over the arrest and exclusion of a former al-Shabab leader from a regional election.Speaking to VOA via telephone Sunday from Mogadishu, Geeseey said he resigned in prote...

Cameroon Frees English Speakers Accused of Separatist Activity

More than 100 people in Cameroon, who had been arrested for attempting to create an English-speaking state, were freed Friday. President Paul Biya had ordered legal proceedings against them to be stopped a day earlier.Security was tight at the Yaounde

Cameroon Frees English Speakers Accused of Separatist Activity

More than 100 people in Cameroon, who had been arrested for attempting to create an English-speaking state, were freed Friday. President Paul Biya had ordered legal proceedings against them to be stopped a day earlier.Security was tight at the Yaounde

Vice President: Gabon’s Bongo Suffered A Stroke

Gabon's President Ali Bongo, out of the country since falling ill in October, suffered a stroke, his vice president said, providing the first official details of his illness.The 59-year-old leader left hospital in Morocco earlier this month and is reco...

Woman Bodybuilder in Malawi Gains Fame, Dispels Stereotypes

In Malawi, bodybuilding and bodybuilding competitions have long been regarded as a male-only activity. But 33-year-old Doreen Kumbatira is changing that perception. Kumbatira is the only female bodybuilder in Malawi to be actively involved in competiti...

African countries must leverage their strengths to accelerate drive towards integration

Participants to the 13th African Economic Conference called for African countries to leverage the full range of their strengths and resources to accelerate the region's drive towards continental integration. Themed Regional and Continental Integration...

African countries must leverage their strengths to accelerate drive towards integration

Participants to the 13th African Economic Conference called for African countries to leverage the full range of their strengths and resources to accelerate the region's drive towards continental integration. Themed Regional and Continental Integration...