AfricaEconomy

Putin holds talks with the president of Zimbabwe

Russian President Vladimir Putin recently held talks with Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). This meeting underscored the strong bilateral relations between Russia and Zimbabwe, a country that has been under Western sanctions for over two decades due to allegations of human rights abuses and corruption. During the…
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Africa

Is political solidarity in Somalia attainable?

Achieving political unity in Somalia is a complex and multifaceted challenge that has eluded the country for decades. Since the collapse of the central government in 1991, Somalia has experienced prolonged periods of instability, conflict, and fragmentation. Despite these challenges, there have been efforts to rebuild and unify the nation. However, numerous obstacles remain, and the question of…
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AfricaCulture

What Is Africa Day And Why Is It Important

Africa Day, celebrated annually on May 25th, commemorates the founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), which is now known as the African Union (AU). Established on May 25, 1963, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the OAU was created to promote unity and solidarity among African states, coordinate and intensify cooperation for development, safeguard the sovereignty and territorial integrity of…
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Africa

Gunmen kill people in a Nigerian village

In a devastating attack in northwest Nigeria, gunmen killed dozens of people in Runji village, located in the Zangon Kataf district of Kaduna State. The assailants, believed to be Fulani herders, launched the attack on Saturday evening. They opened fire on the residents and set homes on fire, resulting in at least 33 deaths, including women and children. More than 40 houses were destroyed in the…
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AfricaEconomy

Nigerian unions rally against drastic electricity tariff hikes

In Nigeria, recent drastic electricity tariff hikes have sparked widespread outcry and mobilization, particularly from labor unions representing various sectors of the workforce. The steep increase in electricity tariffs, implemented by the government and regulatory agencies, has placed a heavy burden on ordinary citizens already grappling with economic challenges. The decision to raise…
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AfricaPolitics

Gabon Military Sieze Control Following Questioned Polls

The news of the military seizing control following disputed polls in Gabon would undoubtedly send shockwaves not only through the nation but also across the international community. Gabon, like many countries, has had its share of political tensions and controversies, but a military takeover represents a significant escalation in the country’s political landscape. The sequence of events…
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DisasterPoliticsReligionWarWorld

While peace talks are underway, Israel begins new attacks on Gaza.

Rafah: On Wednesday, Israel attacked targets in the Gaza Strip following its capture of the main border crossing with Egypt, where peace talks were in progress and intended to be the “last chance” to reach a ceasefire agreement. Israeli tanks advanced on Rafah on Tuesday, seizing the crossing that has been the primary route for humanitarian supplies into the besieged Palestinian…
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