Thursday, February 15, 2024

SABC Africa

Nigeria plans commodity board to regulate food prices

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nigeria is planning to set up a national commodity board to regulate the price of grains and other items, as rising food costs stoke double-digit...

Kenya’s double-digit debt costs sign of the tough times

Reading Time: 3 minutes Kenya has just taken a calculated risk that paying more than 10% on a new international bond is worth it...

Senegal cuts internet again amid widening crackdown on dissent

Reading Time: 2 minutes Senegal cut mobile internet access on Tuesday ahead of a banned march against the postponement of a presidential election, and...

Presidency confirms deployment of SANDF to DRC

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Presidency has confirmed that President Cyril Ramaphosa has ordered the deployment of 2 900  South African National Defence Force...

Zimbabwe to hold public hearings on Gukurahundi killings

Reading Time: 2 minutes Zimbabwe is set to conduct public hearings addressing the Gukurahundi killings that occurred between 1982 and 1986, during which thousands...

Congo protesters burn US and Belgian flags, target Western embassies

Reading Time: 2 minutes Police in Democratic Republic of Congo fired tear gas on Monday to disperse protesters who burned tyres and US and...

US firm and Guma Africa enter into talks over Guinea-Liberia railway

Reading Time: < 1 minute US firm High Power Exploration Inc (HPX), founded by mining billionaire Robert Friedland, said on Monday it had signed...

Senegalese protesters clash with police over election delay

Reading Time: 2 minutes Senegalese security forces on Friday clashed with crowds of protesters opposed to the delay of a presidential election, as the...

Nigeria’s bank CEO among six dead in US helicopter crash

Reading Time: < 1 minute Six people, including the group chief executive of one of Nigeria’s largest lenders, were killed in a helicopter crash...

‘Geingob dedicated his life to freeing the people of Namibia’

Reading Time: < 1 minute President Cyril Ramaphosa says he will dearly miss his friend, the late Namibian President Hage Geingob. Geingob died last week...

Student killed in Senegal amid Friday’s vote delay protests: Ministry

Reading Time: < 1 minute A student was killed in the Senegalese city of Saint-Louis amid Friday’s violent protests against the postponement of the...