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Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:57:47 GMT
Cameroon: Top U.S. Official Reveals Behind the Scenes Talks on Anglophone Crisis
[allAfrica] "My heart breaks for Cameroon. Every day people are dying, and every day people are suffering," said Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Tibor Nagy when asked about his message to authorities in Yaoundé regarding the three-year polit...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:35:25 GMT
Ethiopia: Families Visit Ethiopian Airlines Crash Site
[allAfrica] Cape Town -The families of those who died on board the Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 have been allowed to visit the site for the first time, al Jazeera reports.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:33:47 GMT
South Africa: 'I Want Those Combi Courts!' - Leaked Audio Lands Official in Hot Water
[allAfrica] Cape Town -A leaked recording of Gauteng Sports and Recreation MEC Faith Mazibuko allegedly threatening her staff with dismissal if they failed to build 'combi courts' (a contraction of combination courts) has landed the official in hot w...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 04:45:08 GMT
Nigeria: At Least Eight Dead in Lagos Building Collapse
[Deutsche Welle] At least eight people have been killed after a three-story school building collapsed in a densely populated area of Lagos. Thirty-seven people have been rescued from the rubble, but dozens are feared trapped.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:12:09 GMT
Uganda: 'Cutting Everything in Sight' - Ugandans Vow to Curb Rampant Deforestation
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Gulu -The convulsive rhythms of local "lakubukubu" music blast from the back of a pickup truck in the dusty town of Pajule, where two towering trees give welcome shade.

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Sat, 20 Apr 2019 16:56:31 +0200
News24.com | Suitcases of dollars, euros found at Al-Bashir's home
Al-Bashir charged of money laundering and possession of large sums of currency without legal grounds, Reuters reports.

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 14:29:19 +0200
News24.com | WATCH: In South Sudan, illness is as deadly as war
By the time he was brought into the remote clinic in northeastern South Sudan, 2-year-old Nyachoat was already convulsing from the malaria attacking his brain.

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 13:54:22 +0200
News24.com | Algeria protesters keep up pressure on regime
Protesters in Algeria have demonstrated for a ninth straight Friday against the country's leadership amid calls for the departure of the powerful military's chief of staff.

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 11:50:14 +0200
News24.com | 'I'm going to die': Survivor recounts Mali ethnic massacre
The sun had yet to rise and Ada Diallo was preparing for morning prayers when gunfire rang out in her village in central Mali. The 55-year-old ran through the darkness to the home of the local spiritual leader.

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 12:04:34 +0200
News24.com | Egypt vote on referendum extending el-Sissi's rule to 2030
Egyptians are voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030.

Benin

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 05:23:29 GMT
African Marvels - the Walls of Benin
[This is Africa] The Benin Empire was one of the oldest and most highly developed states in west Africa, dating back to the 11th century. The walls of Benin City and its surrounding kingdom were a man-made marvel described as "the world's largest ear...

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:23:16 GMT
Can Benin Protect Itself From Terrorism in the Region?
[ISS] Since February 2018, there have been about 60 terror attacks in the eastern region of Burkina Faso. Although no group has claimed responsibility, the incidents were allegedly carried out by individuals linked to violent extremist groups in the ...

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 13:51:42 GMT
Diplomacy - Two Diplomats Present Lettres of Credence
[Cameroon Tribune] The newly designated Ambassadors of Benin and Sao Tomé and Principe on Feb 25 presented the advanced copies of their accreditation documents at the Ministry of External Relations

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:35:53 GMT
Benin Presents First Ever Letters of Credence to Malawi
[Nyasa Times] Republic of Benin and Malawi have fostered their diplomatic relations after its first ever envoy present letters of credence to President Peter Mutharika with hope to strengthen bilateral ties.

Botswana

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:43:39 GMT
Botswana Sustains the Gains Towards Achieving Malaria Elimination
[WHO] The Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW) in Botswana and the World Health Organization (WHO) convened partners and stakeholders to conduct a national training on malaria elimination.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:06:41 GMT
MP Urges Public Officers to Prepare for Post Retirement
[Botswana Daily News] Shoshong -Public officers have been advised to take advantage of opportunities availed by government and prepare for life after retirement.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:06:39 GMT
IAAF Approves Olympic Games Qualification Standards
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -World athletics governing body, IAAF has approved qualification standards for the Olympic Games that will be held in Tokyo, Japan next year.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:06:38 GMT
BDF Pay Structure to Match Public Service
[Botswana Daily News] Rakhuna -Government has approved the alignment of Botswana Defence force (BDF) pay structure with that of the public service.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:06:34 GMT
Debswana Consults On Mine Closure Plan
[Botswana Daily News] Jwaneng -Debswana Jwaneng Mine has embarked on a consultative tour to engage stakeholders on the mine closure plan.

Burkina Faso

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 05:33:36 GMT
Violence Sparks First Major Humanitarian Crisis
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Bawenne, Burkina Faso -The Burkinabe village of Bawenne was used to contending with nature, but not the impacts of violence, until hundreds of people started showing up late last year, fleeing suspected Islamist attacks.

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 08:37:40 GMT
Confed Cup - 10-Man Rangers Hold Salitas in Ouagadougou
[This Day] Enugu Rangers' quest for a place in the Confederation cup still hangs in the balance as they failed to secure a useful away win against Salitas FC of Burkina Faso yesterday.

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 07:57:04 GMT
UN Warns Humanitarian Crisis Unfolding
[VOA] The United Nations warned Tuesday that "an unprecedented humanitarian emergency" is developing in Burkina Faso, which has seen a surge in terrorist attacks and intercommunal violence.

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 12:12:37 GMT
Drastic Deterioration in Security Across Burkina Faso As 70,000 Flee Their Homes in Past Two Months, UN Warns
[UN News] The landlocked West African country of Burkina Faso is facing "unprecedented" displacement, triggered by armed groups and intercommunal clashes, and exacerbated by long-term food insecurity, UN aid officials said on Tuesday.

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 11:15:57 GMT
African Icon, Thomas Sankara's Statue Unveiled in Burkina Faso
[This is Africa] 32 years after his murder, Captain Thomas Isidore Sankara whose name evokes memory, pride, pain and anger has been given a fitting memorial with a 5 metre statue in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou. Former Ghanaian President and fr...

Burundi

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:03:17 GMT
Why the Closure of Burundi's UN Human Rights Office Is a Major Setback
[The Conversation Africa] After 23 years, the UN Human Rights Office in Burundi has closed - at the insistence of the country's government. The Conversation Africa's Moina Spooner spoke to Professor Christof Heyns, who was Chair of the United Nations...

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 08:07:44 GMT
Democratic Space in the Country is Shrinking - UN Panel
[VOA] A U.N. commission of inquiry on Burundi says the government of President Pierre Nkurunziza is becoming more repressive. The three-member commission says this does not bode well for elections in 2020.

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 05:03:05 GMT
Govt Pressure Forces UN Human Rights Office to Close
[Deutsche Welle] Burundi claims the human rights situation has improved despite allegations the government may have committed crimes against humanity. The UN said human rights gains have been eroded due to a political crisis since 2015.

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 04:53:28 GMT
The Trouble With Plans to Send 116,000 Burundian Refugees Home
[IRIN] Under pressure to go home, Burundian refugees in Tanzania face two bad options: return to face social and economic hardship and possible rights violations; or remain in chronically under-resourced camps that restrict their opportunities.

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 07:49:59 GMT
UN Human Rights Chief Regrets Closure of Burundi Office Following Government Pressure
[UN] In a statement released on Tuesday, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, announced her regret at the closure of the UN Human Rights Office in Burundi -- which was set up more than two decades ago -- at the insistence of the ...

Cameroon

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 14:16:05 GMT
Constitutional Crisis Worsens in Cameroon
[Africa Renewal] Agitation over language is based in deeper grievances about political and social representation

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 08:11:09 GMT
Govt Reports Refugee Influx From CAR as Peace Initiative Fails
[VOA] Cameroon says there has been an influx of refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) after several armed militias in the CAR rejected the president's new cabinet as not representative enough, sparking fears of renewed fighting. The U.N. r...

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 14:06:44 GMT
Yabassi Technical and Professional Agricultural High School - Enabling Environment Producing Results
[Cameroon Tribune] The institution which came first on the ranking of public technical schools, disposes of the best infrastructure and logistics in Cameroon.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 14:06:43 GMT
Crisis in NW, SW Regions - Partners Urged to Support Peace Measures
[Cameroon Tribune] The eldest Member of the National Assembly, Hon. Enow Tanjong made the appeal on March 12, 2019 as he chaired the opening plenary sitting of the March Ordinary session of the House.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 14:06:40 GMT
Road Construction - Yaounde-Douala Expressway Stretches Wider
[Cameroon Tribune] Of the first phase of the project, 30km from Yaounde has been completely tarred, while PK30-PK40 has been paved at 90 per cent and the PK40-PK60 stretch freed by locals

Cape Verde

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 11:28:59 GMT
WHO Innovation Challenge to Announce 30 Finalists At the Africa Health Forum in Cabo Verde
[WHO] The top 30 health-oriented innovations selected from a field of more than 2 400 entries to the first-ever WHO Innovation Challenge will be presented on opening day of the second WHO Africa Health Forum in Praia, Cabo Verde, on 26 March 2019.

Central Africa

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:57:47 GMT
Cameroon: Top U.S. Official Reveals Behind the Scenes Talks on Anglophone Crisis
[allAfrica] "My heart breaks for Cameroon. Every day people are dying, and every day people are suffering," said Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Tibor Nagy when asked about his message to authorities in Yaoundé regarding the three-year polit...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:06:19 GMT
Uganda: Uganda Accuses Rwanda of Economic Sabotage
[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda yesterday accused Rwanda of engaging in a trade war by employing non-tax barriers to block Uganda exports and to prevent Rwandans from exporting to Uganda.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:00:42 GMT
Congo-Kinshasa: Around 260,000 Children Kasai Region Suffering Severe Acute Malnutrition
[UN News] Between 2016 and 2018, large numbers of people were displaced from their homes due to militia-led violence and insecurity in the Kasais, fueling rights abuses and high levels of malnutrition among children.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 05:20:46 GMT
Congo-Kinshasa: Tshisekedi Pardons Hundreds of Political Prisoners
[Deutsche Welle] Congo's new President Felix Tshisekedi has pardoned hundreds of political prisoners, in a shift from his predecessor's crackdown on dissent. Many opposition figures were jailed under former leader Joseph Kabila.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:00:52 GMT
East Africa: As Ruptured Rwanda-Uganda Ties Rattle Region, Will Kenyatta Help?
[Monitor] The military strongmen in Kigali and Kampala have not flinched an eye-lid necessitating the intervention of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. Mr Kenyatta, 58, is about the same age as Gen Paul Kagame and much younger than Gen Yoweri Museveni...

Central African Republic

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 08:11:09 GMT
Govt Reports Refugee Influx From CAR as Peace Initiative Fails
[VOA] Cameroon says there has been an influx of refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) after several armed militias in the CAR rejected the president's new cabinet as not representative enough, sparking fears of renewed fighting. The U.N. r...

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 11:46:37 GMT
AU Statement on CAR Peace Process
[African Union] The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, continues to monitor closely the implementation of the Political Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation in the Central African Republic, signed in Bangui, on 6 Febr...

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:21:33 GMT
900,000 Dropouts to Be Returned to School
[Cameroon Tribune] Launched over the weekend, the scheme seeks to offer education to 90 per cent of dropouts.

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 15:44:59 GMT
Global Fund for Health - How Seven African Countries Squandered Millions of Foreign Aid
[Premium Times] Africa's foremost diplomat, Kofi Annan, was one of the biggest human export from the continent.

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 09:02:25 GMT
WFP Airlifts Food to Thousands
[VOA] The World Food Program is airlifting 36 metric tons of life-saving food to 18,000 people in Zemio, Central African Republic. The WFP reports Zemio, a region 1,000 kilometers east of the capital Bangui, is unreachable by road because of insecuri...

Chad

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 11:19:19 GMT
Chadians Refuse to Take Office On Religious Text
[RFI] In Chad, some civil servants and heads of major institutions have refused to take the oath of office on a religious text. The new constitution, in force since May 2018, makes it compulsory for them to do so, without specifying whether a Koranic...

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 08:57:52 GMT
NAF Destroys Terrorists' Logistics Camp At Lake Chad
[Daily Trust] The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists' vehicle and some logistics infrastructure at Tumbun Sale and Tumbun Allura o...

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:49:45 GMT
Maj. Gen. Muhalab Appreciates Distinguished Relations Between Sudan and Chad
[SNA] Genaina -The Wali (governor) of West Darfur State, Maj. Gen. Muhalab Hassan Ahmed, has appreciated firmness of the relations between Sudan and Chad.

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 11:46:33 GMT
Was France's Military Intervention in Chad a Regression?
[ISS] Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose - the more things change, the more they stay the same. For decades French governments have insisted, hands on hearts, that the infamous policy of intervening militarily to prop up unsavoury and not ver...

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 09:18:53 GMT
Publisher Handed Suspended Jail Term for Critical Reporting On President's Brother
[CPJ] Deli Nestor, publisher of the privately owned semi-weekly investigative newspaper Eclairage in Chad, was handed a six-month suspended prison sentence by a criminal court in N'Djamena on February 13, 2019, after he was convicted of defaming the ...

Comoros

Tue, 12 Feb 2019 09:47:14 GMT
Sudan Affirms Its Readiness for Cooperation With Comoros
[SNA] Cairo -Chairman of the National Legislature, Prof. Ibrahim Ahmed Omer, received in his residence in Cairo the Speaker of Comoros Parliament and welcomed the call of Comoros Parliament to invest in Sudan.

Congo-Brazzaville

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 08:52:02 GMT
Kapini Backs Chidzambwa's Warriors
[New Zimbabwe] FORMER Warriors goalkeeper Tapuwa Kapini, has thrown his weight behind coach Sunday Chidzambwa and his squad to get a positive result in their decisive Group B Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier, against Congo Brazzaville, on Marc...

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:34:04 GMT
Nakamba Out of Congo Showdown
[The Herald] Marvelous Nakamba has been ruled out of the Warriors 2019 AFCON qualifier against Congo-Brazzaville on March 24 at the National Sports Stadium after suffering an injury expected to keep him out of the game for four weeks. The midfielder,...

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 10:52:28 GMT
Ex-Minister Gets 20 Years of Forced Labour for Threatening State Security
[RFI] A leading Congolese opposition figure on Wednesday was sentenced to hard labour for threatening state security and illegal possession of arms and ammunition. Andre Okombi Salissa, who in 2016 challenged President Denis Sassou Nguesso for the pr...

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:34:07 GMT
Red Devils Declare War on Warriors Ahead of Afcon Qualifier
[The Herald] Congo Brazzaville's Red Devils are bullish ahead of their showdown with the Warriors and believe they can perform a smash and grab job on the hosts in their final African Cup of Nations Group G qualifier at the National Sports Stadium.

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 10:41:44 GMT
Congo's Balotelli Woes Give Warriors Big Boost
[The Herald] THE football gods appear to be casting a bright light on the Warriors path, as they battle to make the 2019 AFCON finals, with Congo-Brazzaville's attacking mainstay, Thievy Bifouma, now set to miss the winner-take-all showdown in Harare...

Congo-Kinshasa

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 05:30:35 GMT
Dispute Over Burial Left At Least 535 People Dead - UN Report
[UN] "New waves of violence" could erupt "at any time" in western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the UN rights office warned on Tuesday, unless the Government acts to ease "tensions and resentment" between the two communities involved.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 10:10:55 GMT
Bemba Seeks $77m Award From International Criminal Court
[International Justice Monitor] Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba is seeking ?68.8 million (US$ 77.7 million) in compensation from the International Criminal Court (ICC) over his 10-year detention and alleged mismanagement of his asse...

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 16:49:37 GMT
The Republic of Congo Starts Vaccinating 2.2 Million Children Against Measles and Rubella
[WHO] BRAZZAVILLE - March 5, 2019. Under the high patronage of the President of the Republic of Congo, His Excellency Denis SASSOU NGUESSO, the Government of Congo launched today a measles and rubella vaccination campaign, which aims to provide prote...

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 05:21:52 GMT
UN Report Details Horrors of Western DR Congo Violence
[OHCHR] A special investigative mission to Yumbi territory in Mai-Ndombe province, in the west of the Democratic Republic of Congo, found that horrific intercommunal attacks carried out between 16 and 18 December 2018 at four locations were planned a...

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 09:14:23 GMT
Rebels Launch Another Bloody Attack On Ebola Clinic
[CAJ News] Kinshasa -A POLICE officer has been killed and some health workers injured after a rebel group attacked an Ebola treatment centre northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Djibouti

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:55:22 GMT
Handball - Rwanda U18 Team Outclass Djibouti to Reach Semis
[New Times] Rwanda's U18 girls handball team has advanced to the last four of the ongoing Africa Zone V Youth Handball Tournament in Zanzibar after overpowering Djibouti 56-13 in their second group game on Wednesday.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 09:14:21 GMT
France's Macron Eyes Investments in Strategic Djibouti
[Shabelle] French President Emmanuel Macron is offering support for Djibouti to boost its economy and pursue further peace in the Horn of Africa region.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 08:45:11 GMT
Nishimwe Eyes Podium at International Meeting of Djibouti
[New Times] Middle distance runner Beatha Nishimwe has embarked on her final preparations for the forthcoming 2019 International Meeting of Djibouti on March 15.

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 16:59:06 GMT
Macron Kicks Off Africa Tour With Djibouti
[RFI] French President Emmanuel Macron kicks off a 4-day trip to Africa this Monday starting with Djibouti. On Tuesday 12th he will move on to Ethiopia and then to Kenya on Wednesday 13th. The Elysée Palace has stressed the importance of this trip t...

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:58:22 GMT
FM Workneh Leaves for Djibouti
[ENA] Addis Ababa -Minister of Foreign Affairs, Workneh Gebeyehu has left for Djibouti today (February to attend the 46th Ordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Council of Ministers.

East Africa

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:35:25 GMT
Ethiopia: Families Visit Ethiopian Airlines Crash Site
[allAfrica] Cape Town -The families of those who died on board the Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 have been allowed to visit the site for the first time, al Jazeera reports.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:12:09 GMT
Uganda: 'Cutting Everything in Sight' - Ugandans Vow to Curb Rampant Deforestation
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Gulu -The convulsive rhythms of local "lakubukubu" music blast from the back of a pickup truck in the dusty town of Pajule, where two towering trees give welcome shade.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:25:02 GMT
Kenya: War on Terror - MPs Reject Kenya-Somalia Border Wall Plan
[Nation] Members of the National Assembly now want investigators to look into how Sh3.4 billion was used to construct 10 kilometers of the controversial barrier between Kenya and Somalia.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:06:19 GMT
Uganda: Uganda Accuses Rwanda of Economic Sabotage
[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda yesterday accused Rwanda of engaging in a trade war by employing non-tax barriers to block Uganda exports and to prevent Rwandans from exporting to Uganda.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 05:15:31 GMT
South Sudan: Why the Latest Peace Deal Won't Hold
[The Conversation Africa] South Sudan plunged into conflict in 2013 after President Salva Kiir accused his deputy Riek Machar of an attempted coup d'etat. After five years in which regional powers sought ways to end the stalemate, Kiir and Machar sig...

East Africa

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:35:25 GMT
Ethiopia: Families Visit Ethiopian Airlines Crash Site
[allAfrica] Cape Town -The families of those who died on board the Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 have been allowed to visit the site for the first time, al Jazeera reports.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:12:09 GMT
Uganda: 'Cutting Everything in Sight' - Ugandans Vow to Curb Rampant Deforestation
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Gulu -The convulsive rhythms of local "lakubukubu" music blast from the back of a pickup truck in the dusty town of Pajule, where two towering trees give welcome shade.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:25:02 GMT
Kenya: War on Terror - MPs Reject Kenya-Somalia Border Wall Plan
[Nation] Members of the National Assembly now want investigators to look into how Sh3.4 billion was used to construct 10 kilometers of the controversial barrier between Kenya and Somalia.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:06:19 GMT
Uganda: Uganda Accuses Rwanda of Economic Sabotage
[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda yesterday accused Rwanda of engaging in a trade war by employing non-tax barriers to block Uganda exports and to prevent Rwandans from exporting to Uganda.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 05:15:31 GMT
South Sudan: Why the Latest Peace Deal Won't Hold
[The Conversation Africa] South Sudan plunged into conflict in 2013 after President Salva Kiir accused his deputy Riek Machar of an attempted coup d'etat. After five years in which regional powers sought ways to end the stalemate, Kiir and Machar sig...

Equatorial Guinea

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 15:44:59 GMT
Global Fund for Health - How Seven African Countries Squandered Millions of Foreign Aid
[Premium Times] Africa's foremost diplomat, Kofi Annan, was one of the biggest human export from the continent.

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 11:37:34 GMT
AU Commission Conducts Malabo Declaration On Agriculture Training of Trainers for Biennial Review Process
[African Union] The African Union Commission's Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture (DREA) and the AUDA-NEPAD last week organized a workshop for the Training of Trainers on the AU Malabo Declaration Biennial Review process.

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:07:37 GMT
400,000 African Pangolins Are Hunted for Meat Every Year - Why It's Time to Act
[The Conversation Africa] Pangolins, a group of unique African and Asian scaly mammals, are considered to be one of the most heavily trafficked wild mammals in the world. They are hunted and traded for their meat, scales, and other body parts, and us...

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:09:02 GMT
Rights Lawyer Faces Bogus Charges
[HRW] Equatorial Guinea named a French anti-corruption lawyer in an arrest warrant against 16 people, in apparent retaliation for his involvement in a money laundering trial against the president's eldest son, nine human rights and anti-corruption gr...

Sun, 10 Feb 2019 10:00:06 GMT
Poorer African Nations Rank High in Disease-Fighters' League Table
[Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases] Addis Ababa -African countries with modest national incomes are outperforming some richer nations on the continent in the fight against diseases of poverty known as neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), a...

Eritrea

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 09:41:58 GMT
Significance of Organized Tours to Development Sites
[Shabait] Asmara -Organized tours to development sites was reported that have significant contribution in increasing the understanding of citizens on the ongoing nation building activities as well as in developing domestic tourism.

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 09:17:23 GMT
Govt Should Permit Access to United Nations Special Rapporteur
[HRW] Like other observers, Human Rights Watch hoped that the people of Eritrea would benefit from the announcement last July that Eritrea and Ethiopia had agreed to end the "state of war" between the two countries, and the subsequent easing of tensi...

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 08:53:28 GMT
Call for Empowering Women in All Sectors
[Shabait] Mendefera -At the ceremony conducted in Tsorena, Southern region, in connection with March Eight, International Women's Day, call was made for creating conducive environment in which women could develop their capacity and enable them become...

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 08:53:25 GMT
NAEWDV Activity Assessment Meeting
[Shabait] Assab -The National Association of Eritrean War Disabled Veterans (NAEWDV) reported that big projects aimed at improving the livelihoods of members have been implemented. The report was made at an activity assessment meeting conducted on 7 ...

Sun, 10 Mar 2019 14:50:43 GMT
Eritrea Extends Condolences Over Ethiopian Plane Crash
[ENA] Addis Ababa -The government of Eritrea expressed condolences over the death of 157 people who believed to be on board of the Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed this morning.

Ethiopia

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:35:25 GMT
Families Visit Ethiopian Airlines Crash Site
[allAfrica] Cape Town -The families of those who died on board the Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 have been allowed to visit the site for the first time, al Jazeera reports.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 08:03:06 GMT
Father of Ethiopian Airlines Pilot Mourns Irrepressible Son
[VOA] When Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 plummeted to earth Sunday, killing all 149 passengers and eight crew members, the captain, Yared Getachew, was en route from his adopted home, Ethiopia, to his country of birth, Kenya.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:54:14 GMT
Canada Bans U.S. Jet Model Involved in Ethiopian Crash
[VOA] Canada has banned from its airspace the model of an American-made jetliner that crashed and killed 157 people Sunday, leaving the United States as the world's most high-profile country to continue to allow the aircraft to remain in service.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 04:24:07 GMT
U.S. Grounds Boeing 737 MAX After Ethiopian Crash
[Federal Aviation Administration] The FAA is ordering the temporary grounding of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft (PDF) operated by U.S. airlines or in U.S. territory.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 16:47:07 GMT
Fewer Maternal Deaths and Stillbirths in Ethiopia
[WHO] Addis Ababa, 12th March 2019. Ethiopia's National Health Care Quality Strategy for 2016-2020 placed Maternal, Newborn and Child Health as a priority with the ambitious goals to reduce the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) from 412 to 199 per 100,0...

Gabon

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:07:37 GMT
400,000 African Pangolins Are Hunted for Meat Every Year - Why It's Time to Act
[The Conversation Africa] Pangolins, a group of unique African and Asian scaly mammals, are considered to be one of the most heavily trafficked wild mammals in the world. They are hunted and traded for their meat, scales, and other body parts, and us...

Mon, 11 Feb 2019 12:16:10 GMT
Does Regime Security Come Ahead of Real Reform in Gabon?
[ISS] Since Gabon's coup attempt on 7 January, President Ali Bongo Ondimba has been making changes to restore confidence in his government. Bongo, who was recovering from a stroke in Morocco at the time of the attempted coup, named a new cabinet unde...

Sun, 10 Feb 2019 10:00:06 GMT
Poorer African Nations Rank High in Disease-Fighters' League Table
[Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases] Addis Ababa -African countries with modest national incomes are outperforming some richer nations on the continent in the fight against diseases of poverty known as neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), a...

Gambia

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:19:20 GMT
TRRC - Eye-Witness Detained Without Trial for 9 Years
[Foroyaa] Ex-private soldier and driver, Mafugie Sonko, formerly a gendarmerie before joining Gambia National Army, has revealed to the Truth Commission (TRRC) that he was detained for nine years after his arrest in the fateful night of November 11, ...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:19:16 GMT
Dismissed As the Wonder-Kid Who Never Lived Up to Expectations
[Foroyaa] In a country where football is virtually religiously followed and star players produced like manufacturing machines would to products set for the market, it takes more than ordinary talent to get one's name written on the walls. However, so...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:19:11 GMT
Children's National Assembly Held
[Foroyaa] The Government of the Gambia in collaboration with partners, Saturday March 9th 2019, held the Children's National Assembly of the Gambia, at the National Assembly Chambers in Banjul.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:19:09 GMT
Supreme Court Set to Deliver Judgment in Lamin Sillah's Case
[Foroyaa] The Gambia Supreme Court is set to deliver judgment in the case of Lamin Sillah and the Oceanic Bank.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:19:06 GMT
Forensic Expert Testifies in NIA 9 Case
[Foroyaa] Samuel Ferera, a Brazilian Forensic Pathologist and Medical Doctor, yesterday March 12th 2019, told the High Court that after conducting a DNA test, he confirmed the remains of Solo Sandeng.

Ghana

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 14:43:35 GMT
Not Everyone Is Celebrating On Independence Day in Ghana
[HRW] On my Twitter feed last week, I saw many images of Ghanaians celebrating Independence Day: people dressed in their finest, cheering and waving flags, marching bands playing, ordinary Ghanaians dancing in the streets.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 12:55:12 GMT
Annan - Zesco Cannot Stand Our Way
[CAF] Felix Annan is unarguably one of the safest pair of hands in Ghana at the moment. His exploits has been crucial for Asante Kotoko's journey in the Total CAF Confederation Cup, and has earned him a call-up to the national team.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 09:37:23 GMT
Deputy NHA Officer Returns From a 2-Day Visit to Ghana
[Observer] The Deputy Officer-in-Charge of the National Housing Authority (NHA), C. Raphael During, has concluded a two (Feb. 22-23) official visit with officials of Managing Partners of Capetano Oil Limited in Accra, Ghana.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 09:14:54 GMT
This Year's International Women's Day Commemorated in Accra
[Ghana Govt.] Government has been urged to implement provisions in International Instruments, Conventions and Protocols, to which it is signatory, as well as those in the 1992 Republican Constitution of Ghana to enhance the social good and empowermen...

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 08:34:23 GMT
Harambee Stars Striker Out of Ghana Cup of Nations Qualifier
[Nation] Striker Michael Olunga is out of contention for a place in Harambee Stars' final squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier away to the Black Stars of Ghana.

Guinea

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 08:53:40 GMT
Complaint Filed Against Bauxite Mining Company in Guinea
[HRW] Guinea's fast-growing bauxite mining industry is threatening the livelihoods of thousands of Guineans. Mining has destroyed ancestral farmlands, damaged water sources, and coated homes and trees in dust.

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 12:48:31 GMT
Russia Delivers Mobile Medical Laboratory in Guinea
[The Exchange] RusAl, one of the world's largest aluminium producers, and Rospotrebnadzor have delivered a mobile laboratory and research supplies to the Russian-Guinean epidemiology and infectious diseases prevention center in the Republic of Guinea...

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 15:44:59 GMT
Global Fund for Health - How Seven African Countries Squandered Millions of Foreign Aid
[Premium Times] Africa's foremost diplomat, Kofi Annan, was one of the biggest human export from the continent.

Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:13:09 GMT
Mapeza Hoping to Rewrite Books in Conakry
[CAF] Group stage debutants, FC Platinum will continue working hard and draw necessary experience from the continental soccer leg as they take their next fight for the maiden to Conakry as guest of Guinea champions Horoya.

Wed, 13 Feb 2019 06:52:04 GMT
Guinea Conakry Praises Angolan Social Peace Model
[ANGOP] Luanda -The outgoing ambassador of Guinea Conakry to Angola, Djigui Camara, said on Tuesday that the model for implementing social and political peace in Angola has to be followed by many African countries.

Guinea Bissau

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 09:59:50 GMT
Tradition or Trafficking? Guinea-Bissau Children Suffer in Senegal's Islamic Schools
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Velingara, Guinea-Bissau -Human rights groups say many Koranic schools in Senegal are money-making schemes which exploit children from other West African nations.

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:36:56 GMT
'A New Chapter' Dawns for Democracy in Guinea-Bissau - Top UN Official
[UN News] The UN's Deputy Special Representative in the West African state of Guinea-Bissau, has congratulated politicians, voters and officials across the country for the peaceful conduct of Sunday's national assembly elections.

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:11:08 GMT
Will Elections in Guinea-Bissau End Years of Political Crisis?
[Deutsche Welle] On Sunday a new parliament will be elected in Guinea-Bissau. 21 parties are battling for 102 seats. Guineans hope the poll will mark the end of a long period of political crisis in the West African country.

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 05:17:25 GMT
Buhari Sends Envoy to Guinea Bissau Ahead of Elections
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has sent Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, as special envoy to Guinea Bissau ahead of Sunday's parliamentary elections in the country.

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 11:35:12 GMT
AU Deploys an Election Observation Mission for the Legislative Elections in Guinea - Bissau
[African Union] African Union deploys an Election Observation Mission for the Legislative Elections in Guinea -Bissau

Kenya

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 09:05:19 GMT
Trump's Proposed Budget Slashes Funding to Kenya
[Nation] New York -President Donald Trump's proposed budget issued on Monday calls for deep cuts in aid to Kenya as part of an overall rollback in US funding for many Africa-focused programmes.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:18:16 GMT
Victims' Families to Be Flown to Addis to Help Identify Loved Ones
[Nation] The families of 32 Kenyans who perished in an Ethiopian Airlines crash two days ago will be flown to Addis Ababa to help identify the bodies, the government announced Monday.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 06:57:03 GMT
Ethiopian Airlines Pilot Told Me He Was Coming Home - Mother
[Nation] "I am coming to Nairobi. I have forgotten my phone, but we will talk once I get there," these were the last words Mr Yared Getachew, the pilot of the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 uttered to his mother as he prepared to steer the...

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 06:40:39 GMT
Will Uhuru Kenyatta Mediate Uganda, Rwanda Row?
[East African] Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta made brief visits to Uganda and Rwanda on Monday amid long-running disputes between the two countries that has now threatened cross-border trade.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 14:59:49 GMT
Emmanuel Macron Lands in Kenya for Historic State Visit
[Nation] French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Kenya on Wednesday afternoon for a historic visit, as this is the first-ever to the country by a President of France.

Kenya Daily Nation

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Kenya Headlines

2019-04-21 00:00:00

He won more than 800 trophies after folding his sleeves to join the Safari Rally competition.

2019-04-20 21:01:39

Narok MP has warned political leaders against bringing the politics of the warring factions of Jubilee Party to the national Madaraka Day celebrations

2019-04-20 18:54:31
Condolence message to the family of Mr Jonathan Kipkemoi Toroitich arap Moi
The Standard Group has condoled the family of the Retired President Daniel Toroitich arap Moi following the death of his son Jonathan Kipkemoi.

2019-04-20 18:44:09
Flying bell and tobacco trees: Where Easter is celebrated differently

2019-04-20 15:58:39
Military finds over Sh684m in suitcases in Bashir home
Relatives could not be immediately reached on Saturday for comment about the investigation.

Kenya News

2019-04-21 15:37:52
Two missing after prayer mission at crater
Volunteers search for two people who disappeared during prayers at Menengai Crater

2019-04-21 15:35:24
Uhuru condemns Sri Lanka terror attacks
President Uhuru condemns Sri Lanka attacks that left more than 200 people dead, calls for the world to unite in fight against terrorism.

2019-04-21 15:22:07
Ojaamong, clerics clash over public participation
The Busia Governor slammed the clerics for 'misleading the public'.

2019-04-21 15:02:02
Irate mob descends on Court Clerk, burns him alive
His father is burnt alive the following day for blocking his burial.

2019-04-21 15:00:45
Uhuru condemns Sri Lanka attacks

Lesotho

Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:22:26 GMT
Mosisili Loses Court Appeal
[Lesotho Times] RETHABILE Mosisili, the son of former prime minister Pakalitha Mosisili, has lost his appeal against his 2017 dismissal from the Lesotho Highlands Water Commission (LHWC).

Liberia

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:54:42 GMT
Employers Asked to Develop Clear Policy On Sexual Harassment At Workplaces
[Observer] The Assistant Labour Minister for Labour Standards, Atty. Welma Baye Sampson, says the Ministry of Labour is working to ensure that employers in the country have a clear and defined sexual harassment policy to protect women and men from ha...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:53:32 GMT
Liberia's Delegation Arrives in Abu Dhabi for 2019 Special Olympics
[Observer] Liberia's Special Olympic team has arrived in Abu Dhabi, United Arabic Emirates for the 2019 Special Olympic World Games. The Special Olympic World Games is a multi-sport event for athletes with intellectual disabilities in the tradition o...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:53:08 GMT
Justice Ja'neh May Take Stand Monday
[Observer] Chief Justice Francis Saye Korkpor has denied and dismissed motion filed by lawyers representing Justice Kabineh Ja'neh for judgment of dismissal and acquittal in the ongoing impeachment trial, and has rather decided that the proper and ap...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:51:51 GMT
Scott Lowe Appointed Arcelormittal's New Liberia CEO
[Observer] Mr. Scott Lowe has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ArcelorMittal Liberia (AML), a statement from the company has announced.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:57:42 GMT
First Lady to Launch Initiative
[NEWS] First Lady Clar Marie Weah has disclosed plans to launch 'She's You Movement,' a national initiative aimed at advocating for gender equality across the country.

Liberian Dialogue

Madagascar

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 08:33:34 GMT
Mauritius and Madagascar to Consolidate Partnership to Concretise Shared Vision of Progress, Says Prime Minister Jugnauth
[Government of Mauritius] The ambition of the Government of Mauritius is to forge a partnership that is built on the complementarities and convergences of Mauritius and Madagascar to ensure the prosperity of both parties, while keeping in mind our sh...

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:41:23 GMT
Happy March 8th - Women Languish in Abusive Lengthy Pre-Trial Detention in Madagascar
[Daily Maverick] In Madagascar, a broken justice system means that people, even women with children, end up spending months or years in detention before being charged with any crime.

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:35:52 GMT
Madagascar Coach Dupuis Juggling Job With Role At French Club
[CAF] A training ground in the suburbs south of Paris, between a field and a railway line, is a long, long way from Madagascar.

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 14:08:08 GMT
Courtesy Visit of the Malagasy Minister of Youth and Sports to the CAF President
[CAF] Mr. Ahmad Ahmad, President of the Confédération Africaine de Football received this Friday, March 1, 2019, a visit of the Minister of Youth and Sports of Madagascar, Mr. Tinoka Roberto.

Malawi

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:15:33 GMT
Three Arrested for Possessing Human Bones
[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police in Mzuzu on Tuesday arrested three men for being found in possession of human bones.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:01:12 GMT
Presidential Running Mates Gear Up for Second Debate
[Nyasa Times] Malawi presidential running mates in the May 21 polls are set for a face-off in a second public debate organised by private broadcaster Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS) at Comesa Hall in Blantyre Thursday night.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:57:28 GMT
Chimulirenji Bodyguards Fire Bullets to Scare Crowds
[Nyasa Times] Trigger happy bodyguards to President Peter Mutharika's running mate in the May 21 2019 Tripartite Elections, Everton Chimulirenji, fired bullets in the air to scare people who had blocked the road for the minister to pass on Tuesday.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:36:26 GMT
Mutharika Snubs Presidential Debates
[Nyasa Times] Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has officially announced that it will not take part in any Presidential and running mate debates organised to give platform to political parties to outline vision and developments in store for M...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:13:11 GMT
Chiradzulu West Trust Fund Assists Flood Victims
[Nyasa Times] Chiradzulu District was not spared from the incessant heavy rains that hit southern Malawi last week and members of a charity Trust Fund from Chiradzulu West mobilized themselves to assist over a hundred households with relief items on ...

Malawi Times

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 05:03:09 +0000
Political war in Mzuzu
By Samuel Kalimira: Political war has started in Mzuzu City ahead of May 21 Tripartite Elections as unknown people have vandalised billboards of President Peter Mutharika which portrayed developments he has implemented during his term of office. Muth...

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 04:56:29 +0000
Promoted teachers yet to receive new salaries
By Macdonald Thom: Teachers who were recently promoted to different grades will have to wait longer to start receiving their salaries as government at the moment is busy rectifying the anomalies that were observed after the promotions are made. Since...

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 04:49:18 +0000
Christians in Way of the Cross
By Feston Malekezo: Thousands of Christians thronged streets of Mzuzu as they commemorated the suffering of Jesus Christ. A cross section of Christians from Catholic, Anglican and Evangelical Lutheran churches started the Way of the Cross procession ...

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 04:44:57 +0000
Meke Mwase guns for win in first Flames match
By Williams Gongwa in eSwatini: Malawi national football team caretaker Coach, Meke Mwase, sits for his first test as he leads his charges against eSwatini during a 2020 African Nations Championship qualifier in Manzini. The two sides square off at M...

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 04:35:47 +0000
Malawi Queens duo battles in Vitality Super League
By Mphatso Malidadi Malawi national netball team’s United Kingdom-based players Joyce Mvula and Lauren Ngwira rekindle hostilities tonight when their sides meet in the Vitality Super League. Mvula’s Manchester Thunder defeated Ngwira’s London P...

Mali

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 13:41:07 GMT
As Peace Efforts Falter, Violence Spirals Further Out of Control
[IRIN] Housseyni Diallo thought the smoke and flames he saw were from an early morning bonfire lit in the final revelry of a New Year's Eve celebration. He was wrong: armed men were burning down parts of his village, in central Mali's Mopti region.

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:53:42 GMT
UN Probes Sex Violence in Conflict-Torn Mali
[CAJ News] Bamako -THE United Nations (UN) is probing the prevalence of conflict-related sexual violence in Mali.

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 06:45:36 GMT
Rescue 20,000 Nigerian Girls Trafficked to Mali
[Guardian] I want to appeal to President Buhari led Federal Government to save Nigerians from slave auctions in Mali. There is urgent need to rescue more than 20,000 Nigerian girl's traffic to Mali. There is urgent need to protect Nigerian citizens f...

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 12:21:09 GMT
Over 8,000 People Displaced By Armed Groups On Mali Border - Niger
[MSF] Recently, an upsurge in threats from armed groups operating between the borders of Mali and Niger has caused a new wave of displacement. More than 8,000 people have been forced to settle in improvised camps around the village of Kongokiré, Til...

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 04:42:32 GMT
Germany Reckons With a Long Troop Deployment
[Deutsche Welle] During a visit to Mali, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said the worst thing Germany could do would be to pull troops out of the country.

Mauritania

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 09:15:51 GMT
The Gambia, Mauritania Ink MOUs On Fisheries, Bilateral Cooperation
[Foroyaa] President Adama Barrow's two-day official visit to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania has led to the signing of Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) between the two friendly countries, following bilateral talks between the Heads of State at t...

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 06:56:13 GMT
Unshackled Yet Far From Free, Ex-Slaves Struggle Anew in Mauritania
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nouakchott -Mauritania was the last country to abolish slavery - in 1981 - and only criminalised it in 2007.

Sat, 02 Mar 2019 21:03:14 GMT
Group Calls On Govt to Free Blogger
[CPJ] H.E. Mohamedoun Daddah

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 16:33:58 GMT
Gambia, Mauritania Ink MOUs On Fisheries, Bilateral Cooperation
[The Point] State House, Banjul, 28 February, 2019 - His Excellency, President Adama Barrow's two-day official visit to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania has led to the signing of Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) between the two friendly countries...

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 12:34:09 GMT
President Barrow Departs for Mauritania
[Foroyaa] President Adama Barrow will travel to Mauritania for a two-day Official Visit with effect from Wednesday 27th February, 2019.

Mauritius

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 12:42:44 GMT
SME Excellence Award Competition 2019
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives in collaboration with the SME Mauritius is organising the, "SME Excellence Award Competition 2019", with objective to enhancing, promoting and complimenting Small and Med...

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 12:43:28 GMT
Mauritius Scores Win Over Britain in Diego Garcia Decolonisation
[IPS] United Nations -Mauritius has scored a victory over Britain at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in a case involving the decolonisation of the strategically important island of Diego Garcia that is home to a United States military base.

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 12:30:05 GMT
Mauritius to Host the Junior Chamber International Africa and the Middle East Conference 2019
[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius will be hosting the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Africa and the Middle East Conference 2019 from 1st to 4 May 2019 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Balaclava. Some 400 delegates and youth from 40 countries will...

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 16:39:13 GMT
Gender Equality Bill to Serve As a Fundamental Legislation for Women, Says Vice-Prime Minister Jeewa-Daureeawoo
[Government of Mauritius] New measures and policies have to be worked out at this pre-budgetary stage so as to continue empowering women and encourage a gender inclusive society. The Gender Equality Bill which is currently being prepared with the ass...

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 12:33:55 GMT
Jugnauth-Bérenger - Ennemis Intimes 1982-1995. The history of tomorrow
[L'Express] Jean Claude de l'Estrac's book, Jugnauth-Bérenger: Ennemis Intimes 1982-1995 can be read on several levels. It can be viewed - as perhaps intended - as the history of two men who have had an incredible impact on the political history of ...

Mozambique

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:02:28 GMT
Call for Precautionary Measures As Cyclone Approaches
[AIM] Maputo -As cyclone Idai approaches the Mozambican coast the government has called on people living in Sofala, Manica, Zambezia and Tete provinces to take cautionary measures.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:32:52 GMT
U.S. Demands That Chang Be Sent to New York
[AIM] Maputo -The United States administration made clear on Tuesday that it expects the South African authorities to extradite former Mozambican Finance Minister Manuel Chang so that he can stand trial in New York on charges of conspiracy to commit ...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:25:27 GMT
Prime Minister Answers Questions On Illegal Debts
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican Prime Minister, Carlos Agostinho da Rosario, said in Maputo on Wednesday that the latest developments in relation to the scandal of the country's "hidden debts" bring new elements that must be taken into consideration in the ...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:20:33 GMT
Nyusi Inaugurates Heineken Brewery
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Wednesday challenged the Dutch company, Heineken, to establish commercial links with Mozambican industries producing raw materials that can be used in a new Heineken brewery which he inaugurated in B...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:01:22 GMT
Nyusi Denies Incorporation of 400 Renamo Men Into Army
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Tuesday categorically denied a claim by his own foreign minister, Jose Pacheco, that 400 officers from the former rebel movement, Renamo have been incorporated into the armed forces.

Namibia

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:52:27 GMT
No More Coffee, Tea for Patients in Namibia's Public Hospitals
[New Era] Windhoek -Minister of Health and Social Services Dr Kalumbi Shangula yesterday explained the partial suspension of serving of tea and coffee to patients in state hospitals, saying the exercise did not serve its intended purpose. "It was ide...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:23:51 GMT
Air Namibia Boss Resigns
[Namibian] ARLANA SHIKONGO

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:40:53 GMT
Financing of Political Parties to Be Regulated
[New Era] Windhoek -The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) is in the implementation phase to establish an agency tasked with increasing the transparency of political party financing.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:39:55 GMT
N$13 Billion Shipped Out of the Country
[Namibian] ABOUT N$13,6 billion left the country as portfolio investment and foreign direct investment during 2017.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:22:55 GMT
Nakathila Faces Acid Test Against Kovacs
[Namibian] Jeremiah Nakathila will top the bill against the experienced Zoltan Kovacs of Hungary in the Independence Legacy Fight Part Two, which was launched in Windhoek on Wednesday.

Niger

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 12:21:09 GMT
Over 8,000 People Displaced By Armed Groups On Mali Border - Niger
[MSF] Recently, an upsurge in threats from armed groups operating between the borders of Mali and Niger has caused a new wave of displacement. More than 8,000 people have been forced to settle in improvised camps around the village of Kongokiré, Til...

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 04:25:03 GMT
Sahel Education Crisis - 'We Risk Losing a Whole Generation'
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde -The number of schools forced to shut in Africa's crisis-hit Sahel has doubled since 2017, depriving almost half a million children of education, the United Nations said on Thursday.

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:56:17 GMT
Cost of Counter-Terrorism for Civilians in Liptako-Gourma
[ISS] States in the Liptako-Gourma region - including Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger - are imposing restrictive measures to try to quell the growing threat of terrorism. These include limiting the freedom of movement in several parts of their territori...

Nigeria

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 04:45:08 GMT
At Least Eight Dead in Lagos Building Collapse
[Deutsche Welle] At least eight people have been killed after a three-story school building collapsed in a densely populated area of Lagos. Thirty-seven people have been rescued from the rubble, but dozens are feared trapped.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 06:17:32 GMT
How Political 'Godfathers' Were Humbled in 2019
[Premium Times] The word 'godfather' has different meanings to different people. In Nigerian politics, a godfather is a 'big boss' that maintains political control of a territory by ensuring that either he or his self-chosen appointees are elected to...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 05:21:29 GMT
State Oil Firm Begins Recruitment for Junior, Senior Officers
[Guardian] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has announced the commencement of recruitment into the corporation for interested Nigerians.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 05:14:24 GMT
Our Best Will Be Good Enough - Buhari
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari says the federal government is doing its best to correct and reverse the terrible mismanagement the country had experienced, "and with some luck, our best will be good enough."

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 05:12:01 GMT
Matric Board Sets New Dates for Examinations
[Premium Times] The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has fixed April 11 for the commencement of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The examination is expected to hold for about a week across the country.

Nigeria African Herald Express

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:48:24 +0000
Rejoinder to Law Mefor’s ‘Open Letter to Nnamdi Kanu/IPOB‘ on election boycott
– By Aloy Ejimakor – Dear Mr Mefor: Let me begin by conceding that your Letter was vintage and eloquent to boot. Yet, there are [...]

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:45:32 +0000
Is APC on a course to self-immolation in Imo State?
– By Amanze Ajoku – Between now and its inception as an amalgam of two opposition parties, with a motley mix of disaffected PDP members, [...]

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:39:22 +0000
It’s Naive For Atiku To Feel Entitled To Nnamdi Kanu’s Support
– By Aloy Ejimakor – This is a short take on the burgeoning notion (from Atiku’s quarters) that Nnamdi Kanu should call-off the presidential election [...]

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:26:33 +0000
2019 Imo guber and fear of the unknown
– By Dr Sullivan Odumegwu – The governorship election in Imo State next month presents some unique challenges never before seen in Imo State since [...]

Nigeria National Mirror

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 11:09:48 +0000
Dangote Refinery to save Nigeria from Dirty fuels with Euro V specification
Dangote Oil Refinery Company (DORC) says the 650,000 barrels per day refinery has been designed to process a variety of light and medium grades of crude and produce extremely clean … The post Dangote Refinery to save Nigeria from Dirty fuels w...

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:51:17 +0000
Civilian JTF Kill 8 Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno (Photos)
The Civilian Joint Task Force of Gubio Local Government, Borno have killed 8 members of Boko Haram terrorists in Gallo area of Gazabure village of Gubio Local Government. According to … The post Civilian JTF Kill 8 Boko Haram Terrorists In Bor...

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 07:10:56 +0000
Nollywood Actress Linda Ejiofor Is Getting Married! (Photos)
Nollywood actress, Ihuoma Linda Ejiofor is set to wed her undisclosed bae. The Tinsel star shared the good news on her Instagram page with photos today writing; “#APPROVED�☺️��❤️�” Her bestie, … ...

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 19:05:14 +0000
Governor Ganduje Speaks About Projects After Bribery Allegation Scandal (Photos)
Kano State Governor, Umar Ganduje as spoken after the $500Million Bribery allegation. The Governor took to his twitter handle to talk about the projects he commissioned and inspected instead of … The post Governor Ganduje Speaks About Projects...

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:22:58 +0000
‘I Am Fayose’s Lawyer’ – Femi Fani-Kayode Tells EFCC
A mild drama ensued outside the Tunde Idiagbon House, a former head office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission when operatives of the EFCC attempted to bar a former … The post ‘I Am Fayose’s Lawyer’ – Femi Fani-...

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Nigeria The Nation

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 12:54:19 +0000
Rising Debt: We are mindful of our borrowings, says FG
The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed says while government borrows to deliver on its promises, it was also mindful of rising debt burden, which eats up about 25 per cent of the country’s annual earnings. Ahmed said this in an interview with th...

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 12:28:18 +0000
Kubwa residents task govt. to end child labour
Residents of Kubwa Satellite town in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Sunday called for the implementation of laws to end child labour in the area. In an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Chikakore, Kubwa, some of the residents called ...

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 12:21:32 +0000
The essence of Easter
Easter is a celebration observed by Christians all over the world. It is a season that marks the major essence of the Christian faith, the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ. As recorded in the Holy Bible, after the fall of man, fellowshi...

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 12:16:26 +0000
Fire guts Lagos market

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 11:30:18 +0000
Group to governors: emulate Buhari on minimum wage
As the nation’s workforce continue to heave a sigh of relief following Presidential assent to 30,000 Naira minimum wage bill, state governors have been urged to sustain the tempo. The call was made on Sunday by the Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum in a...

Nigeria The Will

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 09:31:52 +0000
Gunmen Kill Two Tourists, Abduct Three Others In Kaduna
BEVERLY HILLS, April 21, (THEWILL) – Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed two persons, including a foreign female tourist, and abducted three others in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The state police command spokesman, ...

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 09:30:54 +0000
Aisha Buhari Planning To Establish Private University Named After Husband
BEVERLY HILLS, April 21, (THEWILL) – Mrs Aisha Buhari, wife of the President, has expressed her plan to establish a private university to be known as “Muhammadu Buhari University”. She disclosed this on Saturday during a townhall meeting in...

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 09:27:26 +0000
Zamfara Emirs Apologise To Air Force Over Alleged Civilians’ Killings
BEVERLY HILLS, April 21, (THEWILL) – The Chairman, Zamfara State Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad, has apologized to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) over its recent allegations that innocent citizens were killed in the state during air str...

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 02:54:14 +0000
Amazon And Google End Spat, Bring Youtube To Amazon Devices
Amazon and Google are ending their nearly 2-year spat, agreeing to bring their video streaming apps to each other’s devices. Back in 2017, Google pulled its popular YouTube video app from Amazon’s Fire TV after the online shopping giant refused t...

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 02:52:44 +0000
‘Real Housewives’ Husband Giudice Loses Immigration Appeal
“Real Housewives of New Jersey” husband Joe Giudice (JOO’-dys) has lost his appeal to avoid deportation to Italy. His attorneys said Thursday they are “extremely disappointed” by the Board of Immigration’s decision and have appealed to th...

Rwanda

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:06:19 GMT
Uganda Accuses Rwanda of Economic Sabotage
[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda yesterday accused Rwanda of engaging in a trade war by employing non-tax barriers to block Uganda exports and to prevent Rwandans from exporting to Uganda.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:00:52 GMT
As Ruptured Rwanda-Uganda Ties Rattle Region, Will Kenyatta Help?
[Monitor] The military strongmen in Kigali and Kampala have not flinched an eye-lid necessitating the intervention of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. Mr Kenyatta, 58, is about the same age as Gen Paul Kagame and much younger than Gen Yoweri Museveni...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:49:00 GMT
Why Kenya Is Threatened By Uganda-Rwanda Standoff
[The Exchange] Kenya now sees the standoff as a threat to trade and regional integration

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:18:17 GMT
Uganda Accuses Rwanda of Imposing Trade Embargo
[Monitor] As the ongoing border spat between Uganda and Rwanda escalates, Kampala is accusing Kigali of imposing non-tariff barriers to trade between the two countries.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 08:44:16 GMT
Kwibuka25 - How a Former Local Leader Saved Lives of Over 300 Tutsi
[New Times] At the height of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, one of the most deadly acts one would do was hiding or abetting in helping a Tutsi to escape death.

Sao Tome and Principe

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 14:35:04 GMT
São Tomé Prime Minister Wants Strategic Partnership
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Prime Minister of São Tomé and Príncipe, Jorge Bom Jesus on Tuesday expressed interest in establishing a strategic partnership with reciprocal advantages with Angola.

Mon, 25 Feb 2019 14:57:14 GMT
Sao Tome's Prime Minister in Luanda
[ANGOP] Luanda -São Tomé and Príncipe's prime minister, Jorge Bom Jesus, arrived Monday morning in Luanda for a 48-hour working visit to strengthen relations of friendship and cooperation with Angola.

Senegal

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 09:15:47 GMT
ECOWAS Orders Senegal to Compensate Two of Her Citizens
[Foroyaa] The Republic of Senegal has been ordered to pay 30 million CFA in compensation for the violation of the human rights of Assane Diouf and Cheikh Mbacké Gadiaga, two of her citizens who were arbitrarily arrested and detained in November 2017...

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 14:05:17 GMT
President Akufo-Addo Congratulates President Macky Sall
[Ghana Presidency] This is to congratulate warmly His Excellency Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal, on his election, for a second successive seven-year term in office, in the election of Sunday, 24th February, 2019.

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 10:40:25 GMT
Macky Sall Re-Elected President
[Cameroon Tribune] The National Vote Counting Commission yesterday February 28, 2019 said he scored 58.27 per cent of votes.

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 15:34:39 GMT
Macky Sall Wins Another Presidential Term
[allAfrica] Senegal's incumbent president, Macky Sall, has been re-elected for another term.

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 04:43:14 GMT
Senegal President Macky Sall Wins Re-Election
[Deutsche Welle] Macky Sall has secured a solid majority of votes, winning a second term without the need for a run-off vote. The four losing challengers disputed the result, but said they would not challenge him in court.

Seychelles

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:19:23 GMT
7 Ways the Creole Language Is Celebrated in Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] On February 21, the world celebrated the International Mother Language Day. In Seychelles, a group of 115 islands in the Western Indian Ocean, Creole is the native language.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:14:25 GMT
Did the Government Take Your Land? Seychellois Must Submit Claim By December
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychellois who had land taken away by the government have until December to submit claims for compensation to the Land Compensation Tribunal, said the chairperson.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:21:46 GMT
President Faure Hosts Ceremony to Mark 15th Anniversary of the Young Citizens Movement
[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure hosted a reception ceremony to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Young Citizens Movement at State House this afternoon.

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 16:52:23 GMT
More Seychellois Can Qualify for Land Purchase Thanks to Revised Point System
[Seychelles News Agency] More residents in Seychelles will be eligible for allocation of state land for residential purposes thanks to a revision made to the land point system established in 2017, said a top official.

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 08:31:25 GMT
Business Community in Seychelles Reacts to New Measures to Counter Alcohol Abuse
[Seychelles News Agency] Shopkeepers and alcohol producers in Seychelles expressed concerns over six new measures to tackle alcohol abuse announced by President Danny Faure in his recent State of the Nation address.

Sierra Leone

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 15:46:25 GMT
Panama Papers Trail Offers Hope to Villagers Suing for Damages
[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] Lawyers hope the documents will force a foreign-owned company to compensate them for alleged pollution, forced removal, health complaints and human rights violations.

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 10:40:52 GMT
Tonko Limba By-Election Marred By Malpractice
[Concord] Kambia -The erstwhile Chief of Staff, Office of the President, State House, Dr. Richard Konteh had raised serious concern over the just concluded re-run by-election in Tonko Limba Chiefdom, Constituency 058, Ward 196, which he alleged was m...

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 10:40:41 GMT
'We'll Continue to Support Effort to Strengthen Democratic Institutions'
[Concord] Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Serra Leone has assured that the UN system and other partners would continue to support effort to strengthen democratic institutions and processes in the country.

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 10:40:37 GMT
Swimming Association Reveal Prizes for National Open Championship
[Concord] Sierra Leone Swimming Water Polo and Diving Association, has revealed cash prizes for the forthcoming National Open Swimming Championship at the Siaka Stevens Stadium swimming pool in Freetown.

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 10:40:35 GMT
NOC-SLE Calls for Major Games Medal
[Concord] President of the National Olympic Committee of Sierra Leone (NOC-SLE), Dr. Patrick Coker, has called on Sierra Leonean athletes and Associations to start winning medals at major international games.

Sierra Leone Patriotic Vanguard


Introducing Christian Lawyers' Centre
By Emperor Bailor Jalloh, PV Freetown Bureau Chief The Christian Lawyers Centre/LEGAL LINK in Freetown, Sierra Leone with the motto " Defending the Rights of Vulnerable Groups in Society" is a non-profit legal advocacy group of lawyers, Law students...


Vickie Remoe's Review: Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio's TED Talk.
Opinion By Vickie Remoe, Freetown, Sierra Leone. Vickie Remoe's Review: Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio's TED Talk. I listened to President Bio's passionate TED Talk today where he highlighted how far he and Sierra Leone have come. He posi...


Leadership as Mission – The Power of “Why Not"
By: His Excellency Julius Maada Bio, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone at the TED 2019 Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada On Tuesday, January 16, 1996, I walked into the Office of the President as Head of State of the Republic o...


President Bio at TED opening session
His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio graced the opening session of TED 2019 event yesterday, Monday 15th April 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. As the only sitting Head of State honoured this year, President Bio will deliver his spe...


Effecting positive social change in Koya chiefdom
Editor's Note: This article was first published October 24 2017. Commentary By Dr. Nanah Sheriff Fofanah-Sesay, USA. Throughout my doctoral program at Walden University, the school's mission and vision of impacting positive social change resonated a...

Sierra Leone Standard Times

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 12:57:13 +0000
Socfin in Sierra Leone: Anger and broken hopes in Sahn Malen
In 2011, the Palm plantation management company, Socfin opened a new palm oil plantation in Malen, in south east Sierra Leone. The subsequent eight years have seen a grave property conflict emerge between a number of local residents and the company. ...

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 10:15:48 +0000
SMHL Vimetco Engages Government on Multi-Million Dollar Alumina Hydrate Project inception in Sierra Leone
By Mohamed Konneh Sierra Mineral Holdings 1 Limited (Vimetco), a Bauxite mining company in Moyamba, held several meetings with the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Mines in Freetown during first week of April 2019, regarding the company’s plan o...

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 10:13:34 +0000
Principal Counsel for Defense says the ICC is not a Colonial Court 
By Mohamed Konneh The Principal Counsel for Defense at the International Criminal Court Xavier Jean has said that the ICC is not a colonial court and do not listen or take directives from anywhere. Xavier was speaking at a press conference in The Hag...

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 10:07:50 +0000
ICC Prosecutor says the ICC has had an eventful start to 2019
By Mohamed Konneh The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Fatou Bensouda has said the ICC has an eventful start to 2019 with series of challenges confronting the court. Fatou Bensouda was speaking during a visit by West African journ...

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 11:48:20 +0000
As Government kicks-off investigations into Land disputes in Malen Chiefdom Green Scenery raises concerns over stagnation of previous Technical Working
By Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya The Government of Sierra Leone had kicks-off investigations into the continuous and mounting disputes among landowners on how thousands of hectares of lands were taken away from them in Malen Chiefdom, Southern Sierra Leone...

Somalia

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:37:28 GMT
President Farmajo Calls for Paradigm Shift in Africa's Development
[Dalsan Radio] Somalia president has urged for a paradigm shift in the development agenda if the continent were to meets her development goals.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:37:24 GMT
DP World Introduces First Cranes to Port of Berbera
[Dalsan Radio] DP World Berbera has achieved another milestone for Somaliland, commissioning the first Mobile Harbour Cranes,MHCs, at the Port of Berbera this month.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:37:13 GMT
UN Chief Picks Gabonese for Horn of Africa Job
[Dalsan Radio] The United Nation has picked Parfait Onanga-Anyanga of Gabon as his Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 08:57:48 GMT
Alarm Over Fake Bullet-Proof Vehicles in Mogadishu
[Dalsan Radio] A massive racket selling fake bullet-proof vehicles in Mogadishu has been unearthed.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 08:36:41 GMT
Five Killed in Livestock Market Bomb Blasts
[Shabelle] At least five people were killed and more than 50 others were wounded in 4 landmine blasts in Goof-Gaduud, 30-Km west of Baidoa, the interim capital of the southwest state.

South Africa AllAfrica

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:33:47 GMT
'I Want Those Combi Courts!' - Leaked Audio Lands Official in Hot Water
[allAfrica] Cape Town -A leaked recording of Gauteng Sports and Recreation MEC Faith Mazibuko allegedly threatening her staff with dismissal if they failed to build 'combi courts' (a contraction of combination courts) has landed the official in hot w...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:32:52 GMT
U.S. Demands That Chang Be Sent to New York
[AIM] Maputo -The United States administration made clear on Tuesday that it expects the South African authorities to extradite former Mozambican Finance Minister Manuel Chang so that he can stand trial in New York on charges of conspiracy to commit ...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:54:12 GMT
Zuma Declined to be in ANC Top 10 List - Secretary General
[News24Wire] ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has revealed the top 10 names on the party's national list, who may be headed to the National Assembly.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:47:58 GMT
Steve Biko Hospital Conducts World's First Ever Middle Ear Transplant
[News24Wire] The Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Tshwane has successfully completed the world's first ever middle ear transplant, using 3D-printed middle ear bones.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:24:48 GMT
Steve Kau Village Residents to Withhold Their Votes
[New Frame] A handful of residents evicted from a land occupation in Barcelona, Ekurhuleni, have vowed to abstain from voting in the 8 May general elections, accusing their councillor of wanting money for land.

South Africa Business Day

South Africa Independent

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 11:30:00 GMT
Commercial flights to Newcastle airport to commence in June
The airport has been used for charter services before and in 2016 the municipality began upgrades and renovations.

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 09:00:00 GMT
Durban's ‘construction mafia’ stops school revamps
Construction began in December and was due to be completed by June, but work came to a halt towards the end of January.

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 12:58:00 GMT
School Safety Summit hears teachers don’t have people skills
Many teachers lack the “soft skills” to respond to the socio-economic problems that left pupils traumatised and led to violence and aggression in many of SA's schools.

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 08:50:00 GMT
WATCH: Families share pain of losing loved ones in KZN #ChurchCollapse
12 families who lost their mothers and a boy child in KZN Church Collapse say 'God has forsaken us'.

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 11:00:00 GMT
Former first lady MaNtuli: 'I did not plot to kill Zuma'
Nompumelelo Ntuli-Zuma, the wife of former president Jacob Zuma, was implicated in an alleged plot to kill her husband.

South Africa Mail & Guardian

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 09:28:00 +0200
WhatsApp: Cibiyar farfaganda a lokacin zaben Nijeriya
Kafofin sada zumunta sun taka muhimmiyar rawa a zaben Nijeriya da ya gabata.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200
NPA’s new directorate consolidating state capture cases
This month, the NPA confirmed the appointment of Matric Luphondo and Andrea Johnson to the directorate, but who will head it is yet to be announced

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200
Moyane denied leave to cross-examine Gordhan
The minister accused the erstwhile tax boss of attempting to revive Sars 'rogue unit' allegations

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200
Hawks probe R111m hospital fraud
The Eastern Cape health department is accused of diverting money meant for clinics

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200
‘Rogue unit’ case keeps dragging on
Both parties are blaming each other for delays that are holding up the high court case

South Africa News 24

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 13:20:17 +0200
News24.com | Don't punish ANC at the polls – Ramaphosa asks KZN voters
ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa has told communities in KwaZulu-Natal that elections are not the appropriate tool to punish the ruling party for service delivery issues.

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 12:55:25 +0200
News24.com | Nedbank writing off R14m in debt for indigent homes welcomed by Gauteng MEC
Gauteng Human Settlements MEC Uhuru Moiloa welcomed the writing off of R14m in debt for homes which had faced repossession due to to their unfavourable financial situation.

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 11:18:56 +0200
News24.com | Driver still on the run after killing cyclist on Good Friday
The driver of a white Toyota Tazz that allegedly ploughed into a group of cyclists near Centurion on Good Friday, killing one of them instantly, has yet to hand himself over.

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 10:15:01 +0200
News24.com | Anger at poor public services 25 years into democracy
Inside the conical brick tower looming over Walter Sisulu Square in Kliptown, Soweto, Busi Hlatshwayo thoughtfully studies 10 giant bronze slabs announcing the core principles of South Africa's Freedom Charter.

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 11:32:59 +0200
News24.com | Man killed, 2 injured after car breaks down on R300 in Cape Town
A man was killed and two others injured after being hit on a highway in Cape Town, apparently after their vehicle broke down, Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa said on Sunday.

South Africa News 24

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 13:20:17 +0200
News24.com | Don't punish ANC at the polls – Ramaphosa asks KZN voters
ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa has told communities in KwaZulu-Natal that elections are not the appropriate tool to punish the ruling party for service delivery issues.

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 12:55:25 +0200
News24.com | Nedbank writing off R14m in debt for indigent homes welcomed by Gauteng MEC
Gauteng Human Settlements MEC Uhuru Moiloa welcomed the writing off of R14m in debt for homes which had faced repossession due to to their unfavourable financial situation.

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 11:18:56 +0200
News24.com | Driver still on the run after killing cyclist on Good Friday
The driver of a white Toyota Tazz that allegedly ploughed into a group of cyclists near Centurion on Good Friday, killing one of them instantly, has yet to hand himself over.

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 10:15:01 +0200
News24.com | Anger at poor public services 25 years into democracy
Inside the conical brick tower looming over Walter Sisulu Square in Kliptown, Soweto, Busi Hlatshwayo thoughtfully studies 10 giant bronze slabs announcing the core principles of South Africa's Freedom Charter.

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 11:32:59 +0200
News24.com | Man killed, 2 injured after car breaks down on R300 in Cape Town
A man was killed and two others injured after being hit on a highway in Cape Town, apparently after their vehicle broke down, Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa said on Sunday.

South Africa Sowetan Live

South Africa Times Live

South Sudan

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 05:15:31 GMT
Why the Latest Peace Deal Won't Hold
[The Conversation Africa] South Sudan plunged into conflict in 2013 after President Salva Kiir accused his deputy Riek Machar of an attempted coup d'etat. After five years in which regional powers sought ways to end the stalemate, Kiir and Machar sig...

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 14:55:03 GMT
Conflict to Blame for Extreme Hunger, Says Aid Agency
[Norwegian Refugee Council] As the food crisis worsens across South Sudan, the Norwegian Refugee Council is calling on all parties to the conflict to allow humanitarian agencies to safely access people in desperate need of aid.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:00:06 GMT
Salvaging South Sudan's Fragile Peace Deal
[ICG] The truce in South Sudan is holding but could break down at any time. To stave off renewed civil war, external actors should urge the belligerents to strike new bargains on security and internal boundaries - and accept a third-party protection ...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 08:08:20 GMT
Medair CEO Sees Good, Bad in South Sudan
[VOA] Since 1992, humanitarian organization Medair has been one of the most active relief organizations in what was then southern Sudan, responding to sudden emergencies such as mass displacements, high levels of child malnutrition and outbreaks of h...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:51:27 GMT
Lundin's South Sudan Ties Hit South African Shores
[New Frame] Lundin Group, a group of natural resource companies that includes a Swedish oil company facing allegations of aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity in South Sudan, has an interest in the recently announced discovery o...

South Sudan Nation

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 17:59:07 +0000
IGAD’s conflicted and partial mediation in South Sudan
BY: ELHAG Paul, South Sudanese, APR/14/2019, SSN; At last the Eastern African regional organisation known as the Intergovernmental Authority on Development abbreviated (IGAD) and tasked with mediating peace in South Sudan has come out clear as partia...

Sat, 13 Apr 2019 21:14:30 +0000
Pres. Kiir and Machar both unfit to lead peace in South Sudan: PDM Letter to Pope Francis
April 5, 2019 The Holy See, Pope Francis Apostolic Palace, Vatican City Vatican City State, 00120. Your Holiness Father, Re: President Salva Kiir and Dr. Riek Machar unfit to lead peace in South Sudan Appreciating the interest of Your Holy Father in ...

Sat, 13 Apr 2019 16:45:47 +0000
Kiir, Machar, and the Question of Religious Diplomacy
By: Duop Chak Wuol, Editor-in-Chief, South Sudan News Agency, APR/13/2019, SSN; On April 11, 2019, Pope Francis did what I viewed as a rather astonishing move. His decision to kiss the feet of President Salva Kiir, SPLM-IO leader Dr. Riek Machar, cur...

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 20:44:16 +0000
Is the creation of the 32 states a popular demand of the people of South Sudan or a political device of Jieng Council of Elders (JCE)?
BY: David LOKOSANG, South Sudanese, APR/09/2019, SSN; Since the signing of CPA in 2005 up to the independence of South Sudan in 2011 South Sudan was having 10 states.  Hence to give a reasonable answer on the above fundamental question, one may ask ...

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 19:27:41 +0000
Malong Lual Yor: ‘Faked Millionaire’s Road to Criminality and Jail’
By: ERIASA MUKIIBI SSERUNJOGI, DailyMonitor, Kampala, Uganda, MAR/24/2019; Wegnew Dessie is a middle-aged man of Ethiopian origin, who lives in South Africa. He greets you with a smile and does not seem bothered by life. He speaks softly. But this is...

Southern Africa

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:33:47 GMT
South Africa: 'I Want Those Combi Courts!' - Leaked Audio Lands Official in Hot Water
[allAfrica] Cape Town -A leaked recording of Gauteng Sports and Recreation MEC Faith Mazibuko allegedly threatening her staff with dismissal if they failed to build 'combi courts' (a contraction of combination courts) has landed the official in hot w...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:02:28 GMT
Mozambique: Call for Precautionary Measures As Cyclone Approaches
[AIM] Maputo -As cyclone Idai approaches the Mozambican coast the government has called on people living in Sofala, Manica, Zambezia and Tete provinces to take cautionary measures.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:32:52 GMT
South Africa: U.S. Demands That Chang Be Sent to New York
[AIM] Maputo -The United States administration made clear on Tuesday that it expects the South African authorities to extradite former Mozambican Finance Minister Manuel Chang so that he can stand trial in New York on charges of conspiracy to commit ...

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 15:46:52 GMT
Zimbabwe: Senior Doctors Down Tools
[New Zimbabwe] Senior doctors at Zimbabwe's foremost health facility Parirenyatwa Hospital have downed their tools in protests against shortage of essential drugs and equipment.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 15:40:24 GMT
Zimbabwe: Govt Officials Implicated in Corrupt Land Deals
[263Chat] Three Local Government ministry officials have been implicated in a shady land deal where they allegedly connived to fraudulently allocate 120 hectares of state land at Haydon Farm in Zvimba district to a private developer.

Sudan

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 08:12:51 GMT
Government Crackdown on Protest Stirs Concern
[VOA] Rights groups are voicing concerns about Sudan's violent action against anti-government protests, which have been sweeping the African nation since last December. The rights groups say the action has left at least 60 people dead and hundreds in...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:21:19 GMT
Darfur - Measles, Dysentery, Pneumonia, and Eye Infections Spreading Fast in Jebel Marra
[Radio Dabanga] Jebel Marra -The Sudan Liberation Movement headed by Abdelwahid El Nur (SLM-AW) has renewed its appeal to local, regional, and international organisations to intervene to save the lives of people living in Jebel Marra against rapidly ...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:21:17 GMT
Sudan Call - 'The Time of Dialogue With Khartoum Regime Has Ended'
[Radio Dabanga] Paris -The Sudan Call alliance of opposition parties and armed movements has affirmed that their meeting scheduled to be held in Paris from March 18-20 will have nothing to do with dialogue with the regime. "The time of dialogue and n...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:21:15 GMT
Women Detainees Released, Flogging Verdicts Quashed
[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman -On Tuesday, the Omdurman Women's Prison in Sudan released a large number of young women who were held during demonstrations over the past weeks. Large crowds in front of the prison chanted slogans condemning the recently imp...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:21:11 GMT
Sudan Uprising - Vigils and Sit-Ins By Doctors, Pharmacists, Students
[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Protests and acts of civil disobedience continued throughout Sudan on Tuesday in response to the call of the signatories to the Declaration of Freedom and Change.

Swaziland

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:21:02 GMT
Budget Repeats Failed Economic Policies of the Past
[Swazi Media] The first budget from the Swaziland / eSwatini Minister of Finance Neal Rijkenberg has been largely welcomed in the media in the kingdom. But memories are short. Commentators have failed to notice the similarities between the 2019 budge...

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 09:54:11 GMT
'Bisexual' Pastor Suspended By Swaziland Church in Latest Example of LGBTI Discrimination
[Swazi Media] A pastor in Swaziland / eSwatini has been suspended from his church after being accused of being a bisexual.

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 15:44:59 GMT
Global Fund for Health - How Seven African Countries Squandered Millions of Foreign Aid
[Premium Times] Africa's foremost diplomat, Kofi Annan, was one of the biggest human export from the continent.

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 15:29:52 GMT
President Cyril Ramaphosa Undertakes Working Visit to the Kingdom of Eswatini
[Govt of SA] President undertakes Working Visit to the Kingdom of Eswatini

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 15:25:36 GMT
President Cyril Ramaphosa Concludes Visit to Kingdom of Eswatini
[Govt of SA] President Ramaphosa concludes Working Visit to the Kingdom of Eswatini

Swaziland Times

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 04:18:00 +0200
SEX SCANDAL ROCKS EEC
MBABANE – Eswatini Electricity Company (EEC) has been hit by a sex scandal that has seen one of its female employees resigning. It has been

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 04:17:00 +0200
FETCH MERCEDES BENZ FROM MNGWENGWE - PAC
LOBAMBA – “Fetch that car.”  The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is keen to set the cops on former Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) boss Thanda Mngwengwe, to

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 04:16:00 +0200
RIOT ACT READ TO RAS
 MBABANE – Minister of Tinkhundla Administration and Development David ‘Cruiser’ Ngcamphalala has read the riot act to the newly-appointed regional administrators (RAs). He reminded them

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 04:12:00 +0200
3 ESCAPE EXPLOSIVE FIRE
MBABANE - Close shave! Two children and their minder were yesterday lucky to come out unscathed from an explosive fire at Sawubona Flats, situated at

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 04:12:00 +0200
REINSTATE SHOP STEWARDS – SATU
MANZINI – Guard Alert Security Services and SATU are at each other’s throats over alleged victimisation of the unions’ shop stewards by the security company. This

Tanzania

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:41:57 GMT
Is Tanzania Discarding Nyerere's Freedom-Fighting Legacy?
[African Arguments] Tanzania's stance on Palestine suggests its history of fighting global injustice could be making way for a more pragmatic "economic diplomacy".

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:53:24 GMT
Aga Khan Hospital Opens Sh9.3 Billion Facility in Dar es Salaam
[Nation] The Aga Khan Development Network (AFDN) last weekend opened phase two expansion of the Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, which is expected to provide services to over one million patients annually.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:07:28 GMT
Diamond Bank to Open All-Women Branch in Dar es Salaam
[Daily News] Diamond Trust Bank (DTB), set to inaugurate allwomen branch, the first in the country, at Mlimani City Mall in Dar es Salaam. The branch, one of its kind in the country's banking history, is set to be launched, before this year ends.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:04:02 GMT
Dar es Salaam College to Host Conference On Violence
[Daily News] The Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE) is set to host a twoday national conference on ending violence against women and children next week.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:57:07 GMT
Mabula Furious Over Lack of Seriousness
[Daily News] Deputy Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, Dr Angelina Mabula, has been annoyed by development officers' lack of seriousness in land tax collection.

Tanzania Citizen

The Gambia Echo

Togo

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 05:52:31 GMT
Togo Overtakes Nigeria in Container Liner Shipping Services
[This Day] Despite West Africa's poor connection to the world through container liner shipping services over the years, Togo, a tiny West African country has overtaken Nigeria to become the first country to surpass the global average, a report by Net...

Sun, 10 Feb 2019 10:00:06 GMT
Poorer African Nations Rank High in Disease-Fighters' League Table
[Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases] Addis Ababa -African countries with modest national incomes are outperforming some richer nations on the continent in the fight against diseases of poverty known as neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), a...

Uganda

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:39:00 GMT
I Am Not Seeking Presidency but Empowerment - Besigye
[Monitor] Mayuge -Former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) president, Dr Kizza Besigye, has said his determination to dislodge President Museveni is not to occupy State House but rather to return power to the people who have been deprived of their ri...

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:27:40 GMT
No Deployment of Troops At Uganda-Rwanda Border, Say Authorities
[RFI] Rwandan troops have not been deployed at the Ugandan border, according to Uganda's government spokesperson, who denied reports in the Ugandan media that "heavily armed" soldiers had been stationed there.

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 07:52:26 GMT
Chinese Considered 'Language of the Future' for Young Ugandans
[VOA] As Uganda's population increases, many young people are having trouble finding jobs that pay well. A government directive to introduce the teaching of Mandarin Chinese in schools may lead to better employment opportunities.

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:38:49 GMT
Government Pushes Oil Refinery Project to 2023
[Monitor] Kampala -The consortium of Italian and American investors contracted to design, finance, construct and operate Uganda's proposed 60,000 barrels per day oil refinery have completed and submitted the facility's initial designs to government, ...

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:11:25 GMT
Mirama Border Comes to Life As Katuna, Cyanika Posts Remain Closed
[Monitor] While the movement of Rwandans into Uganda is still restricted at the Mirama Hills/ Kagitumba Uganda-Rwanda border, the inflow of trucks has generally increased following the closure of Katuna and Cyanika border posts.

Uganda Daily Monitor

West Africa

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 04:45:08 GMT
Nigeria: At Least Eight Dead in Lagos Building Collapse
[Deutsche Welle] At least eight people have been killed after a three-story school building collapsed in a densely populated area of Lagos. Thirty-seven people have been rescued from the rubble, but dozens are feared trapped.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 10:58:28 GMT
Nigeria: Building Collapses in Lagos, Pupils Trapped in Rubble
[Vanguard] Several victims, including school children are presently trapped under the rubbles of a three story building that suddenly collapsed in the morning at Ita-Faji area, Lagos Island.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 14:22:29 GMT
Nigeria: Gunmen Attack Electoral Commission Office, Police Station
[Vanguard] Gunmen have attacked the Divisional Police Command at Afuze, headquarters of the Owan-East Local Government Area of Edo, killing the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) and three other officers on duty.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 12:37:34 GMT
Nigeria: No, Court Hasn't Declared Nigeria's Presidential Election 'Null and Void'
[Africa Check] News site Exclusive 103 claims Nigeria's supreme court has given President Muhammadu Buhari, the winner of the recent presidential election, five days to vacate Aso Rock -- the presidential villa.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 12:04:43 GMT
Nigeria: Malabu Scandal - Middleman Who Received $520 Million Appears Before Italian Court
[Premium Times] A principal suspect in the controversial Malabu oil scandal on Wednesday appeared as a witness before an Italian court in Milan.

Zambia

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 15:43:04 GMT
Hot Tempered Mom Throws Baby in Fire
[Times of Zambia] A young mother of Mwansabombwe is being held for throwing her two-year-old baby into a fire after finding the toddler eating relish she had not served her.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:34:40 GMT
Communities Work to Preserve Remaining Forests
[Times of Zambia] Victor Chenda Mpanga, 39, knows his livelihood depends on the forest, but like many others eking out a living in Zambia's vast woodland, he had little choice but to help destroy it.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 11:42:11 GMT
Don't Be Used, Lungu Tells Youths
[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has called for violence-free campaigns in the forthcoming by-elections and urged youths to desist from being used as tools of political violence.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 15:49:22 GMT
35 People Arrested After Itezhi-Tezhi Riots
[Times of Zambia] THIRTY-FIVE people have been arrested in Itezhi-Tezhi District in Central Province in connection with the riot that took place on Monday after residents suspected a shop owner of being involved in witchcraft.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:35:17 GMT
Women Farming Contribution Vital to Growth of Rural Economies
[Times of Zambia] WOMEN are of vital importance to rural economies. Rearing poultry and small livestock and growing food crops, they are responsible for some 60% to 80% of food production in developing countries

Zimbabwe

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 06:57:00 GMT
U.S. Renews Sanctions
[New Zimbabwe] US President Donald Trump has extended by another year, his government's sanctions targeted at former President Robert Mugabe, top local politicians and firms accused of undermining Zimbabwe's democratic processes.

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 12:09:39 GMT
Opposition MP Mamombe Denied Bail
[263Chat] Harare West Member of Parliament, Joanah Mamombe is set to remain behind bars after Magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa denied her bail urging her to instead approach the High Court.

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 06:45:33 GMT
Bond Notes a Success - Reserve Bank Governor
[The Herald] RESERVE Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor Dr John Mangudya insists bond notes did not fail as an export incentive, but were a major success as evidenced by the rise in foreign currency receipts since their introduction. Dr Mangudya said th...

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 11:15:59 GMT
Chamisa Jumps to Mwonzora's Defence
[263Chat] As the opposition MDC elective congress slated for May this year gathers momentum, many twists and turns are sparking high in the labor backed political party.

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 11:15:53 GMT
Central Bank Acquires U.S.$1 Billion Loans
[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has acquired $985 million in loans from several regional banks for lending to the productive sectors as well as for the purchase of critical imports such as fuel, according to the Apex Bank governor Dr ...

Zimbabwe Herald

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 22:09:12 +0000
This is Uhuru
Felex Share Senior Reporter Government will restore the purchasing power of all workers by addressing distortions in some sectors of the economy and businesses punishing people through arbitrary price increases are against the spirit of economic dial...

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 22:06:18 +0000
BOSSO FLEX MUSCLES. . . and leave poor MaBlanyo on the brink of being axed
Eddie Chikamhi Senior Sports Reporter Dynamos………0 Highlanders….2 HIGHLANDERS yesterday claimed the bragging rights in their rivalry with Dynamos after coasting to a deserved victory in the final of the Independence Cup at the ...

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 22:04:57 +0000
Forward ever, backward never!
Independence Day speech by His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Cde Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, 18th April, 2019

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 22:04:54 +0000
AFZ hails corporate allies
Victor Maphosa Herald Correspondent The Air Force of Zimbabwe (AFZ) remains a proud custodian of the skies through support from partners in the corporate world, Air Force of Zimbabwe Commander Air Marshal Elson Moyo has said. Air Marshal Moyo made th...

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 22:04:30 +0000
Devolution to benefit all: ED
Felex Share Senior Reporter President Mnangagwa yesterday said Government is committed to the constitutional concept of devolution and its full implementation will ensure Zimbabweans benefit from the natural resources in their localities. Section (2)...

Zimbabwe Mail

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:27:48 +0000
Judge blasts State over Chivayo appeal
The Supreme Court on Wednesday blasted the State over clumsy work in its appeal challenging the acquittal of businessman Wicknell Chivayo of the $5,6 million fraud charge involving Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC)’s Gwanda Solar Project. [...]

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:24:54 +0000
Zimbabwe attracts two new investors to develop platinum mining projects
MHONDORO-NGEZI, Zimbabwe, April 17 (Reuters) – Zimbabwe will in coming weeks name two new investors who will develop separate platinum mining projects west of the capital as the country ramps up mining output in an [...]

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:15:20 +0000
Missy Elliott has ‘finished’ a long project
Hall of Fame rapper Missy Elliott appears to be teasing her new album is on the way after revealing she has “finished” a “long project”. The excited ‘Lose Control’ hitmaker took to Instagram to share [...]

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:11:19 +0000
Zimbabwea lands top Unilever post
ONE of the world’s leading consumer goods producers, Unilever, has appointed Mr Wellington Chimwaradze from Zimbabwe as its vice president responsible for legal affairs for Africa. Mr Chimwaradze, who is based in South Africa, said [...]

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:03:44 +0000
Chamisa savages Zimbabwe Bird
MDC-Alliance leader Mr Nelson Chamisa yesterday chose a wrong occasion to attack national symbols on Twitter when he posted a message saying the country should remove the Zimbabwe Bird on the national flag. Posting on [...]

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