MALAWI PRESIDENT STRIPS HIS DEPUTY OF POWERS OVER GRAFT

MALAWI PRESIDENT STRIPS HIS DEPUTY OF POWERS OVER GRAFT

Faith Nyasuguta  Malawi’s President, Lazarus Chakwera has relieved his deputy President Saulos Chilima of all delegated powers after the latter was named in a huge corruption scandal in government contracts already implicating several senior officials. “I have decided to withdraw all delegated functions from Vice President Saulos Chilima,” Lazarus Chakwera said in a televised address. […]

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 4 MILLION KENYANS HIT BY CRYPTO CRASH LOSSES

4 MILLION KENYANS HIT BY CRYPTO CRASH LOSSES

Faith Nyasuguta  The current meltdown in the cryptocurrency industry could push an estimated four million Kenyans holding the digital assets deeper into losses as the leading crypto Bitcoin struggles to stay above the key level of $20,000. The crypto market, known for its wild price swings, has lost more than half of its value since […]

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 SOUTH AFRICA TURNS TO RUSSIA FOR FOOD

SOUTH AFRICA TURNS TO RUSSIA FOR FOOD

Faith Nyasuguta  South Africa has now turned to Russia for food as it also considers Moscow’s help to mitigate record fuel prices.  SA President Cyril Ramaphosa spoke on the phone with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Wednesday seeking the supply of agricultural products and fertilisers. The telephone discussion between the two BRICS (Brazil, Russia, […]

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 A THIRD OF SUDAN’S POPULATION FACING HUNGER CRISIS- UN

A THIRD OF SUDAN’S POPULATION FACING HUNGER CRISIS- UN

Faith Nyasuguta  Over 30 percent of Sudan’s population is currently facing a food crisis because of the compounding effects of climate shocks, political turmoil, and shooting global food prices. A joint report by the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization said 15 million people face acute food insecurity across all of […]

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 ZAMBIA PRESIDENT HICHILEMA IN KENYA FOR MAIDEN VISIT

ZAMBIA PRESIDENT HICHILEMA IN KENYA FOR MAIDEN VISIT

Faith Nyasuguta  Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema is meeting his host counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta in Nairobi as he commenced his very first official trip to Kenya since taking up power last year in August. According to the Zambian leader, the meeting is part of his constant search for economic opportunities for his people. “We’ve safely arrived […]

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 ETHIOPIA FORMS TEAM TO NEGOTIATE WITH TIGRAY REBELS

ETHIOPIA FORMS TEAM TO NEGOTIATE WITH TIGRAY REBELS

Faith Nyasuguta  For the very first time in the history of the Tigray conflict, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said his government is open to negotiations with the northern Tigray rebels. Dr Abiy, in response to queries from members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday, said his administration has set up a committee […]

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