Western Africa

UN Chief Condemns Attack Targeting International Forces in Northern Mali

GENEVA, Switzerland- Some personnel from the French military operation, Barkhane, were also wounded in the suicide attack that took place on Sunday. In a statement by his spokesperson, Guterres reiterated the “determination of the United Nations to continue to support, together with international forces operating under relevant Security Council mandates, the tireless efforts of the Malian […]

Eastern Africa

Full statement by UK,USA govts on South Sudan peace talks

The members of the Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States) commend the Intergovernmental Authority on Development’s (IGAD) efforts to drive forward the South Sudan peace process, and take note of the Khartoum Declaration of Agreement Between Parties of the Conflict of South Sudan agreed between President Salva Kiir, Dr. Riek Machar, and […]

Business News

Zim businessman Buyanga acquires SAs Pagliari Group

BY STAFF WRITER JOHANNESBURG- Zimbabwean businessman Mr Frank Buyanga’s African Medallion Group has expanded his tentacles in South Africa after taking control of Cape Town-based Pagliari Group, a subsidiary of Rand Refinery. Mr Buyanga confirmed the development in Johannesburg last week in a brief statement saying: “We endeavour to enhance the numismatic establishment as well […]

Central Africa News

Four French Businessmen Arrested in Burundi

NAG Correspondent- BUJUMBURA-  Four French businessmen and a Burundian national have been arrested over embezzlement of millions of dollars in the telecommunication sector. One of them appeared in court on Monday, June 25th. Their lawyer Fabien Segwatwe said:”They were arrested by police on Friday, June 22 in Bujumbura. Officially, they are accused of forgery, use of […]