Taiwan Has Lost All Its Friends in Africa – Except Eswatini

[ISS] You have to feel for Taiwan. Last week the tiny island state lost yet another African ally, Burkina Faso, to its very big brother Beijing. This leaves it with only one nation on the continent that formally recognises it, the even tinier eSwatini …

[ISS] You have to feel for Taiwan. Last week the tiny island state lost yet another African ally, Burkina Faso, to its very big brother Beijing. This leaves it with only one nation on the continent that formally recognises it, the even tinier eSwatini (formerly Swaziland).

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Economic Reforms Could Make Angola Attractive

[Deutsche Welle] Angola’s President Joao Lourenco is in Europe this week to promote reforms in Angola and seek partners for investment. The southern African oil state wants to expand its economy.

[Deutsche Welle] Angola's President Joao Lourenco is in Europe this week to promote reforms in Angola and seek partners for investment. The southern African oil state wants to expand its economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Herdboy Axes Boss to Death

[New Zimbabwe] Police in Gutu have launched a manhunt for a teenage herd boy who axed his 75 year old boss to death to steal $30 from the employer’s Ecocash account.

[New Zimbabwe] Police in Gutu have launched a manhunt for a teenage herd boy who axed his 75 year old boss to death to steal $30 from the employer's Ecocash account.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Swiss Sports Court Offers Cameroonian New Lease of Life

[East African] A Swiss court has ordered the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (Anoca) to organise fresh presidential to election to include Cameroonian-born Hamad Kalkaba Malboum.

[East African] A Swiss court has ordered the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (Anoca) to organise fresh presidential to election to include Cameroonian-born Hamad Kalkaba Malboum.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Kenyan Banks Linked to the $90m Graft Scandal

[East African] Ten commercial banks in Kenya under investigation for processing clients’ transactions from the National Youth Service have maintained a studious silence — even as Central Bank and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) warned…

[East African] Ten commercial banks in Kenya under investigation for processing clients' transactions from the National Youth Service have maintained a studious silence -- even as Central Bank and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) warned of consequences that could include loss of operating licences.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya