One of the copper industry's most influential players has called the moment an "inflection point" for the metal, as Africa sees a surge of investment ... and renewed interest in copper mining and processing.
Ahead of the August 2022 general election, deputy president William Ruto, who is now vying for the country's top seat, has bluntly told his boss ... President Uhuru Kenyatta to stop blaming him for any government failures.
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Abdulhamid Dabaiba's rival Fathi Bashagha - who remains Libya’s prime minister in the eyes of the international community - published an article ... in "The Times" in which he attacked Russia and then backtracked.
A photo showing General El Haji Ag Gamou in uniform, beret on his head, in the company of Colonel (and defence minister) Sadio Camara in a suit ... and tie, circulated on social networks in early January. However, little information has leaked out about this meeting.
The nuptials between the Kenyatta and Odinga clans ahead of this year's presidential election in Kenya took many aback. Political monogamy is ... not a common trait among Kenyan presidential contenders, but the alliance between outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta and his longtime rival Raila Odinga seems to be holding. History plays a role. And the dynasties of Kenyatta and Odinga have that in abundance, dating back to the liberation struggle against British colonial rule more than seven decades ago.
In April 2019, during the last governorship election, the Front Commun pour le Congo (FCC) was feeling very excited and satisfied. After winning ... a majority in the national assembly and senate, former president Joseph Kabila's coalition secured a large proportion of the posts governing the country's 26 provinces.
Bamako has further escalated its conflict with Paris by demanding the revocation of the defence agreements between the two countries. The French ... army’s chief of staff has described this decision as "illegitimate".