21-Feb-2020 to 13:36

French anti-piracy vessel patrols Mozambique Channel

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The French multi-mission ship “Champlain” is expected to make a routine call to Maputo port on Friday and Saturday as part of its mission to patrol the Mozambique Channel Zone, APA has learnt.

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21-Feb-2020 to 13:02

Lesotho premier on the run – Officials

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane failed to appear before a Maseru court on Friday to be charged with the alleged killing of estranged wife Lipolelo two years ago, APA has learnt.

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21-Feb-2020 to 12:45

Senegal: U.S. targets African market

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent African tour is apparently a result of Washington’s desire to reshuffle the cards in a continent where China has already tactfully deployed itself.

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21-Feb-2020 to 01:33

Cameroon: Apex bank threatens sanctions on credit information offices

APA - Yaoundé (Cameroon) — Central African Credit Information Offices (BICs) are now facing tough monetary sanctions for duly noted violations, APA learned on Thursday after an instruction signed by the Governor of the Central Bank (BEAC), Abbas Mahamat Tolli.

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20-Feb-2020 to 15:15

Lesotho PM to retire in July, faces charges of murdering of ex-wife

APA-Maseru (Lesotho) — Embattled Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane announced on Thursday that he would be stepping down at the end of July.

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18-Feb-2020 to 15:43

Kenya rolling out $148 million Off-Grid Solar power scheme

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday said the government, in partnership with the World Bank, has committed 15 billion shillings ($148 million) under the Kenya Off-Grid Solar Access Project to improve energy access in 14 counties with low electrification rates.

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18-Feb-2020 to 15:21

Africa: Shift in debt structure increases sovereigns’ vulnerability - Moody’s

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Although the debt burdens of most Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) governments will stabilise in 2020-21 after years of increase, several sovereigns are now increasingly vulnerable to a financing shock, Moody's Investors Service said in a report on Tuesday.

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