Africa today at a glance

Tuesday March 19 2019

A man stands next to the wreckage of vehicles

A man stands next to the wreckage of vehicles washed away in Chimanimani, eastern Zimbabwe, after the area was hit by the Cyclone Idai. The cyclone that ripped across Mozambique and Zimbabwe killed at least 162 people with scores more missing. PHOTO | AFP 

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Cyclone Idai aftermath

Zimbabwe and Mozambique continue rescue and recovery efforts after tropical Cyclone Idai slammed the two southern Africa countries.

Zimbabwe duo's trial
Zimbabwean cleric Evan Mawarire and trade unionist Peter Mutasa go on trial in Harare for subversion following January protests.

Sisi tenure talks

Egyptian parliament continues discussing amendments to extend President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's rule beyond 2022 till April 1.

Algeria on the edge

Algeria remains on the edge with the the masses refusing o relent on the push for the aged and ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's exit.

Douala business forum

The 10th session of the Cameroon Business Forum (CBF); a public-private sector dialogue mechanism initiated by Yaoundé and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group to improve the business climate

continues in the economic capital Douala.

FBI promise to Angola

US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan confirms the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and other institutions will help Angola locate, recover and repatriate stashed cash.

SA power talks

Public Enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan and power utility Eskom chairman Jabu Mabuza address the media in Johannesburg on the electricity supply problems South Africa.