Tit for Tat: Ugandan President Suspends European Fund After Sanctions on the country were recommended

(2 mins read) Uganda‘s President Yoweri Museveni has ordered the suspension of a multi-million dollar European Union fund operating in the country that supported local democracy and governance groups. It follows the European bloc’s decision to recommend sanctions against Uganda in light of arrests and a crackdown on political opponents since President Museveni’s contested re-election

Tanzania makes no plans to vaccinate population calling the country “Covid free”

(5 mins read) Since the COVID-19 pandemic struck the world, Tanzania‘s government has insisted the country was free from Covid-19 and in light of vaccinations being distributed globally. Tanzanian governments state that they have so no plans for vaccinations. Tanzania currently states that their number of COVID related deaths is 20. Whilst cases of COVID

Biden plans to rebuild ties with African Union

(1 min read) Biden promises to rebuild ties with African Union The newly elected 46th US President; Joe Biden promised to rebuild his country’s partnership with the African Union (AU) moments after he delivered his first foreign policy speech since taking office. His predecessor, Donald Trump, sparked a row in 2018 over his alleged use

DRC President becomes chairman of African Union

(3 mins read) The DRC’s President Félix Tshisekedi has now become the chairman of the African Union for one-year. He replaces his South African  Cyril Ramaphosa, following the African Union’s 34th summit on Saturday. Mr. Tshisekedi faces some big challenges this year with the coronavirus pandemic hitting health service and economies hard. The continent has so far

Months After France Decide to Reform The CFA Franc, No Action Has Been Taken: Critics Grow Concerned

(5 mins read) In May 2020, the French Council of Ministers passed a bill modifying its monetary agreement with the eight Francophone West African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal, and Togo), following the reform of the CFA  announced in December 2019 with the French Treasury. What is this and what would