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Mali opposition says one protest leader detained
Africa

Mali opposition says one protest leader detained

  • One protest leader, Issa Kaou Djim, was detained and remains in custody, a spokesman for the M5-RFP opposition coalition said.
  • One protester was killed on Friday and over 20 wounded, according to the coalition. The police have not yet commented.
Published Jul 11, 2020 05:35pm
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to agree Nile dam deal in weeks
Africa

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to agree Nile dam deal in weeks

  • Ethiopia, which is building the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) which worries its downstream neighbours Egypt and Sudan.
  • Billene Seyoum, a spokeswoman for Ethiopia's prime minister, said that in Friday's agreement there was "no divergence from Ethiopia's original position of filling the dam."
Published Jun 27, 2020 08:05pm
South African inflation sinks to 15-year low in April
Africa

South African inflation sinks to 15-year low in April

  • South Africa's COVID-19 infections exceeded 100,000 this week, with more than 2,000 deaths, just as government further eased restrictions in a bid to slow an economic free-fall.
  • On a year-on-year basis, only food prices saw an increase, albeit margina
Published Jun 24, 2020 05:07pm