The Ivorian government is in the process of consolidating peace within and without its borders to heal from years of civil war. Apart from a disarmament exercise that is on-going, the president of Cote d'Ivoire, Laurent Gbagbo, received the credentials of Angolan diplomat, Gilberto Buta Lutucuta accrediting him as the new extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador to
Rwanda a Step Ahead
With more business people choosing to invest in the country, Rwanda Investment and Exports Promotion Agency (RIEPA) has entered a contract with entrepreneurs promising to serve them better. The performance contract that RIEPA calls 'Client Charter' was launched on Friday during a dinner organized by the government in Kigali. Commerce minister Protais Mitali who graced the function said the vote of confidence in
Zuma Receives a Thumbs Up
Former South Africa President, Nelson Mandela, has hailed Jacob Zuma’s election as ANC (Africa National Congress) president. Zuma received the official seal of approval from Mandela who has praised him as a unifier, reconciler and a man committed to collective leadership. In a message of congratulation to the ruling party's new guard, he said: "Our experience of Comrade Zuma is of a person and leader who is inclusive in his approach, a unifier and one who values reconciliation and collective leadership. Zuma defeated Thabo Mbeki, who is the sitting president.
The Nairobi Stock Exchange officials have confirmed the bourse’s stability during this year’s election and festive season. Speaking from Nakuru, an NSE official termed the stock market as a mature and independent entity whose business is devoid of political interference. The election period has seen the government postpone an IPO of Kenya’s leading Mobile service provider, Safaricom to early next year.
Akufo Addo Emerges Winner
Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has emerged as the flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) defeating 17 other contestants for the post after a long voting process at the ongoing extraordinary congress at the Great Hall of the University of
Burundi Deploys Peacekeepers to Somalia
Burundi, has impressed many by being among the first African countries to deploy peacekeepers to war-torn
Zimbabwe Has Goodies Too
Far from the notion that nothing good can come out of Zimbabwe, the outgoing Miss Tourism Zimbabwe, Caroline Marufu has been crowned Miss Tourism World (