Africa News

DR Congo set for historic political transition

At 55, opposition leader Tshisekedi takes over from Joseph Kabila who is stepping aside after 18 years at the helm of sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest country.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 24, 2019

UPDATE: 3 more miners die in Ghana accident, bringing toll to 16

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News 24 , South Africa Jan 24, 2019

DRC set to inaugurate new president from opposition

Democratic Republic of Congo is set to inaugurate an opposition leader as its unexpected new president in the Central African country's first peaceful, democratic transfer of power since independence nearly 60 years ago.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 24, 2019

After torture accusations, Zimbabwe says lessons to be learnt

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News 24 , South Africa Jan 24, 2019

Two of Africa's top hotels are right here in SA, say TripAdvisor users

A pair of local hotels have been voted among the top 10 hotels in Africa in the 2019 Travellers' Choice Awards, a ranking system based on comments posted by the users of TripAdvisor.

Times Live , South Africa Jan 24, 2019

A stitch in time to save Egypt's ancient tentmaking craft

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News 24 , South Africa Jan 24, 2019

DRC's Tshisekedi: son, heir and unexpected president

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News 24 , South Africa Jan 24, 2019

Telecom launches tax collection platform

Digital Afrique Telecom (DAT), currently operating in over 20 countries in Africa, has launched Tax Collect, an interoperable platform for collecting municipal taxes.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 24, 2019

Uganda’s capital markets ranked among Africa’s best

Uganda’s capital markets have tremendously improved, scoring highly in areas such as trade and settlements automation, according to a report compiled by Absa, which operates the Barclays Bank Africa franchise.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 24, 2019

DRC's Kabila urges unity on eve of new president's inauguration

It followed signals from the African Union and European Union that they too are ready to work with Tshisekedi, showing no appetite for prolonging the uncertainties in this violence-prone nation.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 24, 2019