Botswana celebrates its 53 years of independence from Britain.
The Republic of Botswana, a land-locked country in the southern part of Africa bordered by South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Namibia; celebrated its 53 years of Independence on the 3oth of September 2019. Formerly known as the British protectorate of Bechuanaland; … Read More
Nigeria celebrates 58 years of Independence.
Today is Nigeria independence day, here is a brief history of the country.
Nigeria is a country in West Africa with 36 states with over 450 ethnic groups with Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba being the major tribes. Nigeria independence was gotten on October 1st, … Read More
TODAY is Independence Day in Mozambique, celebrating its independence from Portugal on June 25, 1975.
After over four centuries of Portuguese rule, they gained independence in 1975, becoming the People’s Republic of Mozambique shortly thereafter.
Mozambique is a country in Southeast Africa. The official name of the country is the … Read More
On the 28th Day of November in 1960. The Islamic Republic of Mauritania gained its independence from France. It is a Northwestern Country with direct access to the Atlantic Ocean, and Sahara Desert – more than 80 percent of the land mass is desert. Thereby, forcing majority of the human … Read More
Africa’s top investment destination, celebrates its independence, amidst economic and corruption challenges.
A small country in Western Africa, with a population of approximately 779,000 people. Equitorial Guinea gained independence from Spain on October 12, 1968. Like most African countries, the nation experienced political challenges resulting in a third of the … Read More
Russia takes a practical step by building a nuclear power plant for Rwanda.
After the Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia and Rwanda finalized on a deal to promote the use of nuclear energy in Rwanda. The deal was first initiated in December 2018, but was concluded after the summit. The … Read More
Kieni constituency to build level four hospital after securing funds from Ministry of health in Kenya.
Kenya’s Kieni constituency has secure fund for the construction of a level four hospital. The fund which is worth US$541k (Sh30 million) will help them have another existing level four hospital in the constituency.… Read More
Irene Wanjiku, the founder of Rexe Roofing Products Ltd, discusses building her business with Gambeta News
In November 2011, REXE Roofing was incorporated after Irene left her job in the construction industry. She is one of the leading icons in East Africa’s roofing business. Big projects like The Hub … Read More
Colourful celebrations as Madagascar celebrates its 59th Independence Day Anniversary
President Paul Kagame of Rwanda also joined President Andry Rajoelina of Madagascar in celebrating the 59th Independence Day Anniversary.
Since gaining independence from France on June 26th, 1960, Madagascar continues to flourish. Interestingly, Madagascar is the world’s fourth largest island … Read More
Kenya’s data centre and highway gets US$666m China funding.
A data centre and highway in Kenya have received 67.5 billion shillings (US$666 million) as funding from China. The funds were issued at Beijing where Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta attended the second Belt and Road Forum.
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President Uhuru Kenyatta addresses a special sitting of the two Houses of Parliament and the entire nation of Kenya
Is History repeating itself in the relationship between Nigeria and Ghana?
The Senior Special Assistant to the Nigerian President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa described the recent mass arrest and deportation of Nigerians living in Ghana as worrisome. She said this while addressing the news agency on the … Read More
DR Congo Top Court upholds Tshisekedi presidential election win
Previously, on the election that held in D.R. Congo on Friday. There was a demand for manual recount by Martus Fayulu. meanwhile, to confirm the victory of Felix Tshisekedi at the Constitutional Court. Read More
On Sunday, after undergoing the recount at the …
The elections that held in Democratic Republic of Congo, the African Union (AU) say there is “serious doubts”. The final results that have been call should be suspended.
One of the opposition candidates, Felix Tshisekedi, the figure that were announces brings victory to him. The other opponent Martin Fayulu of … Read More
The kingdom of Swaziland gained its independence on the 6th of September 1968 from the United Kingdom.
The Kingdom of Swaziland, is a sovereign state in Southern Africa. It’s neighbored by Mozambique to the northeast and by South Africa to its north, west and south. It’s a gorgeous green and … Read More
HAPPY 58TH INDEPENDENCE TO BURKINA FASO
Burkina Faso is a landlocked West African country that was colonized by France. It gained its independence on Aug. 5, 1960. The name Burkina Faso means “land of incorruptible people”. It was formerly known as Upper Volta, and adopted its current name after it … Read More
The Republic of Benin became independent from France on the 1st August, 1960
Benin is a narrow, key-shaped, north-south strip of land situated in West Africa; it’s officially the Republic of Benin and was formerly called Dahomey. Around it you would find Togo to the west, Bight of Benin … Read More
Kenya Power will see its funding for the Last Mile Connectivity Project doubled by African Development Bank (AfDB).
AfDB gives Kenya US $30m for the first phase and second phase one of the Last Mile project money. The funds will cover 600,000 Kenyan households connected to electricity with 314,000 targeted … Read More
The Republic of Liberia celebrates its 171 years of independence
The Republic of Liberia is a country on the West African coast. Did you know that ‘Liberia’ is actually Latin and translates to ‘Land of the Free’? Now you do.
The American Colonization Society founded the republic of Liberia in … Read More
President John Magufuli and South Korea Premier, Mr Lee Nak-yeon sign MoU for New Dar es salaam bridge construction.
Construction is set to kick-off on the new Dar es Salaam bridge. Meanwhile the MoU was sign in the presence of President John Magufuli and South Korea Premier, Mr Lee Nak-yeon.… Read More