[VOA] Accra, Ghana — Ghana’s finance minister says the country is at high risk of debt distress as the currency, the cedi, has depreciated against the U.S. dollar, increasing its foreign debt by $6 billion this year alone. Ghana on Thursday announced more spending cuts, including a freeze on government hiring and a hike in…
[DW] The capital of Tigray is in economic ruin and residents are plagued by hunger and disease. The recent peace deal signed by the federal government and Tigray rebels has brought hope to their despair.
[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa faces possible impeachment in the country’s parliament over the illegal stashing of thousands of US dollars at his farm in 2020. This is not the first time there’s been a threat of impeachment of a president in post-democratic South Africa. His scandal-prone predecessor, Jacob Zuma, survived an…
[GroundUp] For years he has been tenaciously reporting on shenanigans at the National Lotteries Commission
[allAfrica] Cape Town — French energy giant TotalEnergies is preparing to submit its final application for approval to drill up to five wells for oil or gas between Cape Town and Cape Agulhas, writes Liezl Human for GroundUp.
[allAfrica] Cape Town —
[allAfrica] Cape Town — After two weeks of intense negotiations, a historic deal on loss, and damage was struck, but there is still much left to do. Sadly, nations failed to commit to taking some of the basic steps required to curb the climate emergency’s worse impacts, such as the phasing out all fossil fuels.
[GroundUp] French giant has completed a round of public meetings
[SAnews.gov.za] While the South African economy has experienced various challenges, including electricity shortages, work is underway to ensure that the country attracts investment.
[VOA] Kedougou — Every few minutes, 14-month-old Awa coughs, the phlegm rising from deep within her chest.