700 drown in Congo River boat disaster

Whaling vessel was carrying 700 passengers at night from Kinshasa when it capsized in Mai-Ndombe province, minister for humanitarian action says. By Alain Uaykani Updated at 9:10 GMT on Tuesday 16th Feb 21 Kinshasa, DRC – At least 60 people have died and hundreds are missing after a boat capsized in the Congo River in western…

African Continental Free Trade Area; Eyes on Heads of State to open Boarders

By HICGI News Agency Updated at 8:14 PM GMT on Tuesday, 5th January 21 Following the commencement of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) on 1st January 2021, citizens on the continent speaking to HICGI News Agency are demanding for their leaders to open boarders to propel the trade with free movement of people.  Founded in…

”Do you want us to be like Libya? ” M7 Minister.

Wakiso, Uganda – By our reporter. Uganda’s State Minister for Primary Education and Woman Member of Parliament for Wakiso, Rosemary Nansubuga Sseninde on Thursday (10th Dec 2020) while campaigning in Kikajjo, Mankidye to retain her seat ahead of the general elections in January 2021 called upon women to support President Yoweri Kaguta T Museveni. Click…

Cardinal Antoine Kambanda celebrated.

Kigali , Rwanda – By E K Benj Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has today (Sunday 06th December 2020) joined Catholics from across the country to celebrate the first-ever Rwandan Cardinal, His Eminence Antoine Kambanda at the Kigali Arena. Former Archbishop of Kigali, was one of the 13 new Cardinals announced by Pope Francis on Sunday…

IOM Launches Migration with Dignity UG Project.

Kampala, Uganda – By E K Benj. Uganda’s Minister of Gender, Labour, and Social Development, Hon Frank Tumwebeze has earlier today (Thursday 3rd December 2020) launched project “Bolstering Ethical Recruitment Policies and Practice” The launch took place at Protea Hotel in Kampala with a live broadcast on Uganda Broadcasting Corporation – UBC and online. The…

Fresh inspirations as 7 time Presidential Contender defeats Seychelles’ Danny Faure.

Victoria, Seychelles – By our correspondent. Dozens of Africa’s long opposition politicians are having fresh new start to take on incumbents after inspirations from Seychelles’ clergy Wavel Ramkalawan who has defeated President Danny Faure at 54.9 percent of valid votes cast, poll body says. Seychelles opposition candidate Wavel Ramkalawan has won the archipelago’s presidential election…

Why Malians remember fallen Ex President Moussa Traore a tyrant.

Bamako, Mali- By E. K Benj Moussa Traore Mali’s former long-serving president has passed on Tuesday at 83 years, a family source source has confirmed. Traore ruled the West African nation for 22 years. Traore’s death comes just a month after another coup in Mali against immediate former president Ibrahim Keita. Keita was removed from…