Ethiopia’s military has launched a “large-scale” offensive for the first time in a year in the northern Tigray region, Tigray authorities alleged Wednesday, while the government countered that Tigray forces attacked first. It is a significant setback to mediation efforts as millions of people remain starved of food and other needs. The fighting is aREAD MORE
On August 18, UAE flag carrier Emirates announced its decision to pull out of servicing Nigeria over trapped funds of about $85 million. That same day, IATA revealed via Twitter that as of July, the West African nation was owing $464 million to foreign airlines – 31% higher than it was in May and 200%READ MORE
CBD, or cannabidiol, is a compound found in cannabis plants. Unlike its more famous cousin THC, CBD does not produce a high. Some people use it to relieve pain and reduce inflammation. There are different ways to take CBD, including oils, capsules, and edibles. You can also rub it into your skin in the formREAD MORE
The official railway carrier in Egypt, Cairo Metro, has announced the employment of its first women train drivers. The announcement has been greatly welcomed across the globe, although many citizens still disapprove of the move. Egypt plans to create a sustainable plan to effectively mobilize its over 102.3 million population. Among other things, this hasREAD MORE
The Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, has unveiled plans to end the war with rebels in the Tigray region of the country. Prime Minister Ahmed revealed his plans yesterday while addressing lawmakers at the parliament in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Earlier this week, a spokesperson from the office of the Ethiopian Prime Minister announced theREAD MORE
WHO Director General: Lack of Concern for Tigray Crisis a Result of ‘Racism’ | The African Exponent.
The World Health Organization chief, Tedros Adhanom Gebhreyesus has preferred the skin color of the population in Ethiopia’s Tigray region as the main reason for the general lack of global concern in the region’s humanitarian catastrophe. He wonders if the reason global leaders have not responded is due to “the color of the skin ofREAD MORE
The criminal court of Giza, near Cairo, sentenced to death Ayman Hagag and an accomplice for “voluntary manslaughter” in June on the person of Shaima Gamal, a television presenter. The preliminary sentences handed to Ayman Haggag and accomplice Hussein El Gharably, now hinge on the opinion of the grand mufti, who is always consulted overREAD MORE
The final results of a controversial referendum gifting unchecked powers to the office of Tunisia’s President Kais Saied showed 94.6 percent of votes in favour, the electoral authority said Tuesday. Voters overwhelmingly approved the new constitution, the electoral board said, officially announcing definitive results from the July 25 poll. The charter was approved by justREAD MORE
Heavy torrential rains in Nigeria since the beginning of their rainy season have claimed dozens of lives. Incidents such as the boat accidents in Ikorodu and Mile Two, Lagos state made headlines when these boats capsized, killing a combined total of 50 passengers in July due to floods. After an exceptional downpour befell Jigawa state,READ MORE
Vintage Ruling: Partnerships In Uganda Must Be Registered To Carry On Business | The African Exponent.
For about two weeks now, the media has been awash with the somewhat controversial transaction between Vantage and Patrick Bitature involving a colossal loan of USD 10 Million, which Bitature, under his Simba Group, allegedly took from the Vantage partnership. In one of the rulings touching on the matter, the High Court of Uganda ruledREAD MORE