Africa today at a glance

Tuesday December 04 2018
Alison-Madueke PIX

Wanted: Diezani Alison-Madueke who served as Nigeria's Oil minister from 2010-2015. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP


Nairobi PSV ban halted

The Nairobi county government suspends ban on Public Service Vehicles (PSV) accessing the central business district (CBD) after a day of travel chaos.

SA land debate

The South African National Assembly in Pretoria debates report on amending section 25 of the Constitution for land redistribution.

New prosecution boss

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announces new head of prosecuting authority in Pretoria.


Mozambique forces indicted

Human Rights Watch (HRW) implicates Mozambique security forces in serious abuses while fighting an armed Islamist group in the northern province of Cabo Delgado.

Egypt Defence Expo

The Egypt Defence Expo (EDEX) international weapons fair continues in the capital Cairo till Wednesday.

Nigeria extradition appeal

Nigeria applies for arrest warrant for former Oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke as part of plans to extradite her from Britain
Togo opposition's call

Togo's opposition calls for national shutdown over parliamentary election planning.

DRC election drive

Campaigning continues in the DR Congo (DRC) for presidential, legislative and provincial elections on December 23.

Caf on Afcon 2019

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) says it stripped Cameroon of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations soccer tournament rights to avoid the 2010 experience where some players came under attack by Cabinda separatists in Angola.

FECAFOOT contenders

Four candidates, including former Indomitable Lions star Joseph Antoine Bell, announce intentions to run for president of the Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT).

Bloc games in Burundi

Ten-day East African Community (EAC) Inter-Parliamentary Games continue in Burundi’s capital Bujumbura, with Rwanda conspicuously absent.