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Botswana swears in 30-year-old minister, the country’s youngest member of parliament

Botswana’s new president Mokgweetsi Masisi has sworn in his 18-member cabinet on Wednesday which includes the country’s youngest member of parliament Bogolo Joy Kenewendo. The 30-year-old economist, media commentator and policy analyst first joined parliament in 2016 as a specially elected MP by former president Ian Khama, and she is now the Investment, Trade and […]

Botswana President Ian Khama Steps Down

President Ian Khama of Botswana this week wrapped up a national “farewell tour” before he stands down on Saturday in a power transfer designed to stress his statesmanship and the country’s stability. Khama has visited all of Botswana’s 57 constituencies since December, bidding a long goodbye to a population of just 2.2 million after serving […]

Mauritius Is Now Ranked The Happiest Country in Africa – Reports

  Mauritius is now the happiest country in Africa, followed by crisis-torn Libya, Algeria and Morocco respectively. The report also indicated that Somalia, another crisis-torn nation, is Africa’s sixth happiest country ahead of Cameroun, Gaborn and South Africa which ranked seven, eight and nine respectively. On the global stage, Finland is now the happiest country to […]

Nigerians celebrate first-ever local airline with an all-female crew

Mauritius cabinet agrees to impeach first female president

As Mauritius is preparing to celebrate its 50 years of independence, the government has decided to launch impeachment procedures to dismiss the President of the Republic, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim. This decision was taken during a Cabinet meeting chaired by the Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth in the afternoon of Thursday, March 8. Government members reportedly agreed that […]

Jacob Zuma has officially resigned as President of South Africa with immediate effect

Johannesburg – Jacob Zuma has resigned as president of South Africa. “I have…come to the decision to resign as the president of the republic with immediate effect,” Zuma told reporters at the Union Buildings on Wednesday night. Zuma’s time as president has been marked by controversy, ranging from his relationship with the controversial Gupta family, […]