Sunday , August 25 2019
Home / AFRICA (page 3)

AFRICA

Africa News

Angola set to host Museveni and Kagame again

  Luanda, Angola | THE INDEPENDENT & AFP | President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and Rwanda’s Paul Kagame are expected to hold discussions in Angola next week, the second such meeting in two months. According to a press release from the Angolan presidency, they two leaders will be the second …

Read More »

Euphoria grips Sudan as historic transition deal signed

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Rapturous crowds filled the streets of Khartoum Saturday as Sudan’s generals and protest leaders signed a historic deal paving the way for civilian rule. Thousands of cheering people gathered around the Friendship Hall next to the Nile, where the documents that will govern the country’s 39-month …

Read More »

Gabon’s Bongo re-emerges, attends independence parade

Gabon’s Bongo attends independence parade in rare public appearance Libreville, Gabon | AFP | Gabon’s President Ali Bongo on Saturday made a rare public appearance to attend the country’s independence day celebrations, nearly ten months after suffering a stroke that fuelled speculation about his ability to rule. Bongo, whose every …

Read More »

Sudanese celebrate transition to civilian rule

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan was poised Saturday to celebrate a historic deal between generals and protest leaders for a transition to civilian rule, which many hope will bring increased freedom and prosperity. During a ceremony to be held at a hall by the Nile in the capital Khartoum, members …

Read More »