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US-bound migrant caravan beaten back in Guatemala

A caravan of US-bound Central American migrants has been met with truncheons and tear gas in Guatemala, where security forces blocked their path. Thousands of people were intercepted on a road near the border with...

China-Africa friendship rock-solid despite changing international landscape, Chinese FM says

China-Africa friendship remains rock-solid and stable, no matter what the international situation they face and what difficulties, obstacles, or disruptions they encounter, said Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Noting that China is...

Biden unveils $1.9tn US economic relief package

President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled a $1.9tn (£1.4tn) stimulus plan for the coronavirus-sapped US economy before he takes office next week. If passed by Congress, it would include $1tn for households, with direct payments of...

China sees a brighter future for Africa under the Belt and Road cooperation

The ongoing projects in majority of African countries initiated through the Chinese-sponsored Belt and Road Initiative hold promise and will transform the fortunes of the continent, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said Having withstood...

UNEP urges nations to step up action to adapt to new climate reality

As temperatures rise and climate change impacts intensify, nations must urgently step up action to adapt to the new climate reality or face serious costs, damages and losses, a new UN Environment Programme (UNEP)...

WHO team probing origin of virus arrive in China

A World Health Organization (WHO) team has arrived in the Chinese city of Wuhan to start its investigation into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic. The long-awaited probe comes after months of negotiations between the...

Pop star takes on veteran president in Uganda poll

A 38-year-old pop star is challenging one of Africa's longest serving leaders in Uganda's hotly contested election. Robert Kyagulanyi, known by his stage name Bobi Wine, says he represents the country's younger generation, while Yoweri...

Africa secures 270m Covid-19 vaccine doses

A provisional 270 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been secured by the African Union (AU) for distribution across the continent. All of the doses will be used this year, promises current AU head South...

US cancels observer mission for Uganda polls

The US will not observe Uganda's general election on Thursday as 75% of its poll observer accreditation requests were turned down by the electoral commission. Ambassador Natalie Brown said that the commission provided no explanation...

EAC election observer teams flagged off to Uganda

Observer teams from the East African Community Election Observer Mission (EAC-EOM) to Thursday's Uganda General Election were formally flagged off in Kampala on Tuesday morning. Flagging off the observers, EAC-EOM Head of Mission H.E. Domitien...
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