ECOWAS Brown Card Day Celebration

Ghana will on 29th May 2019 celebrate “ECOWAS Brown Card Day’’, an insurance scheme protocol signed on 29th May 1982 in Cotonou.
According to the Ghana National Bureau, the scheme was designed to aid the free movement of persons and goods and services across national boundaries of ECOWAS member states.

Ousted Sudan Leader Charged Over ‘Killing’ Of Protesters

Weeks after he was ousted by Sudan’s military authority, former President Omar Al-Bashir has been charged over the killings of protesters during the anti-regime demonstrations. Recall that the protest led to the end of the Al-Bashir rule.

Migrants Die As Boat Capsizes In Tunisia

Sixty persons suspected to be migrants from Bangladesh, Egypt, Morocco, Chad and other African countries have reportedly died after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea. The boat which left Libya for Italy sank off Tunisia.

Zambia Boost Electricity Production

Emerging report indicates that Zambia’s power cut may now be a thing of the past as the country now enjoys a robust hydraulic and solar power generation industry, making it self-sufficient in energy.

Cyril Ramaphosa Wins Re-election Bid

The President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa has won his reelection bid under the African National Congress (ANC) with 57.7%, while the nearest challenger Democratic Alliance (DA) picked up 20.76% and the leftist Economic Freedom Fighters garnered 10.79% vote.

Sudan Military Chiefs Resign

Barely a week after the ousting of  Sudani leader, Omar al-Bashir three members of Sudan’s ruling military council has resigned after it reached a truce with protest leaders who have called for a million-strong march to demand a civilian government.
The 10-member military council had invited the protest leaders for a meeting after the leaders suspended talks with the army rulers on Sunday.

Following the destructive Cyclone Idai, which killed people and flattened villages, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has disclosed that it will grant Mozambique a $118.2 million credit facility to aid in rebuilding damaged structures.

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