Arab Monetary Fund signs $1billion agreement to support Yemeni economic reforms

The Arab Monetary Fund has signed a $1 billion agreement to support Yemen’s economic reform programme to its Saudi-backed government, Saudi state media said on Sunday. The new package by the Abu Dhabi-based fund, which includes countries from the Middle East and North Africa, will provide support for the Yemeni government’s efforts to stabilise the… Read More Arab Monetary Fund signs $1billion agreement to support Yemeni economic reforms

Gunfire, explosions heard inside besieged hotel in Somali capital

Gunfire was heard on Monday from inside a besieged hotel in the Somali capital that was attacked on the weekend, a nearby resident and a police officer said, while parliament said it had postponed a scheduled session. The Villa Rose hotel, near the presidential residence, was stormed on Sunday by attackers of al Qaeda-linked al… Read More Gunfire, explosions heard inside besieged hotel in Somali capital

Anthony Azekwoh sums up Nigeria’s biggest problems in new art series ‘Animal Talk’

Versatile and forward-thinking artist, Anthony Azekwoh is on a mission to push the artistic boundaries with his new project called “Animal Talk”. Known for his ability to bring his characters to life, this purist chooses to title his latest project “Animal Talk” as a representation of the ills of the society. Inspired by the late… Read More Anthony Azekwoh sums up Nigeria’s biggest problems in new art series ‘Animal Talk’

DR Congo schedules presidential and parliamentary elections for December 2023

Democratic Republic of Congo said it will hold presidential and parliamentary elections on December 20, 2023, kicking off a year of complex preparations in the vast Central African country, large parts of which are overrun by militia violence. Announcing the date at a ceremony in Kinshasa on Saturday, the electoral body, CENI, outlined several challenges,… Read More DR Congo schedules presidential and parliamentary elections for December 2023

Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema wins re-election, extending over four decades rule

Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has won re-election with 95% of the November 20 vote and his party took all the senate and parliament seats, his son Vice President Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue said on Twitter on Saturday. A win would given Obiang, 80, a sixth term in office, extending his 43-year rule and… Read More Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema wins re-election, extending over four decades rule

Malawi’s anti-graft agency arrests vice president Saulos Klaus Chilima on corruption charges

Malawi’s Anti-Corruption Bureau has arrested and charged the country’s Vice President Saulos Klaus Chilima over graft allegations, it said on Friday, following months of investigation over his conduct. In a national address in June, Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera stripped Chilima of his powers when the watchdog first accused him of corruption. But at the time… Read More Malawi’s anti-graft agency arrests vice president Saulos Klaus Chilima on corruption charges

African artists, creators and exhibitionists to converge in Abuja for Beeta Arts Festival 2022

Nigeria’s front-line arts festival for telling African stories — The BEETA Arts Festival, is returning this year to connect communities and creators through a three-day convergence of theatre, exhibitions, film, music, dance, food and lifestyle events. Birthed out of the inspiration from the ‘Great African Stories’ and a mission to be the largest art incubator… Read More African artists, creators and exhibitionists to converge in Abuja for Beeta Arts Festival 2022

Business strategist Fure Eviosekwofa redefines brand technology, digital influencing; unveils Josh2funny, Isoko Boy as brand ambassadors

Shortly after being awarded ‘The leading Financial Trading brand of the year 2022’ by African Brands — a TV show that promotes African brands and it’s visibility, Entrepreneur and Business Strategist, Fure (Emmanuel) Eviosekwofa is pushing the envelope in finance, trading and digital influencing in Nigeria. A graduate of Chemistry from Adekunle Ajasin University in… Read More Business strategist Fure Eviosekwofa redefines brand technology, digital influencing; unveils Josh2funny, Isoko Boy as brand ambassadors