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German Unveils New Plan to Address Africa’s New Economic Challenges

The German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Gerd Müller, has unveiled Germany-proposed “Marshall Plan” to address the continent’s economic challenges. Briefing the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) leadership about the plan in Abidjan on Thursday, Müller noted that while Africa remains a continent of opportunity with very dynamic development

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Trump Defends Embattled Attorney General Jeff Sessions

President Donald Trump has defended Attorney General Jeff Sessions as "an honest man" amid calls for him to quit. The Democrats say Mr Sessions "lied on oath" at his confirmation hearing about contacts with the Russian ambassador. Mr Trump said Mr Sessions "could have stated his response more accurately but it was

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Felix Tshisekedi Succeeds Late Father as DRC Opposition Chief

KINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo's largest opposition party said it had named the son of its late leader Etienne Tshisekedi to succeed him on Thursday, but some within the opposition rejected the choice. Felix Tshisekedi was chosen to lead the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS), which was thrown into crisis

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Rwandan Genocide Suspect Ngombwa Sentenced to 15 Years in Jail Over Fraud in US, Faces Deportation

A Rwandan man, who lied to gain entry into the U.S. after participating in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, has been handed a 15-year imprisonment by a court in the United States. Gervais Ngombwa, 57, who has an outstanding indictment against him, faces deportation after serving his sentence, according to

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