Year: 2017

Uganda: President Museveni, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Discuss Trade, Investment

press release President Yoweri Museveni has met and held bilateral discussions with His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed...

The Energy 202: What you need to know about Wilbur Ross and the Paradise Papers

THE LIGHTBULB Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross appears before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to discuss...

Nigeria: Oil Prices Hit ‘Highest Levels’ Since 2015

Oil prices hit their highest levels early on Monday as markets tightened, while Saudi Arabia's crown prince cemented...

East Africa: Kenya, Rwanda Remain the Most Business-Friendly Economies in the Region

By Allan OlingoRwanda and Kenya were the only economies in the region to record improvements in the Ease...

South Africa: SA Govt Mum On Botswana President Convoy Debacle

The SA government has declined to publicly address an official complaint from the Botswana government after North West...

Nigeria: Customs Decries Declining Economic Activities in Lagos, Abidjan

By Eromosele AbiodunThe Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Seme command has described as daunting, the challenges of drastic downturn...

Prince Mohammed bin Salman Aims to Rebrand Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The declaration reverberated around the world — the power behind the Saudi throne pledged...

Cape Verde’s Goal Is 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2025. Why It May Just Do It

analysis By Erik Nordman, Grand Valley State UniversityCape Verde, the small island archipelago nation off Africa's northwest coast,...

Alleged robber’s mutilated body found on sports field

Cape Town - “He got what he deserved.” That’s what residents of Bloekombos in Kraaifontein are saying after...

Africa: Honoring Courageous Journalism – allAfrica.com

press release New York — Four inspiring journalists from Cameroon, Mexico, Thailand, and Yemen will be honored with...

Egypt: Joint Statement On the Ongoing Detention of a Human Rights Lawyer in Egypt

press release London — The governments of Canada, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and the UK are deeply concerned...

DR Congo sets elections for December 2018

By AFPMore by this Author The Democratic Republic of Congo announced on Sunday that the much delayed elections...

Ghana: Mahama’s Brother Ibrahim Named in Paradise Papers

Photo: allafrica.com Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki, former Kenyan minister Sally Kosgei, Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, Liberian...

Madrid’s misfiring strikers cause concern | Sport

MADRID (Reuters) - Just six months after Cristiano Ronaldo racked up 25 league goals to propel Real Madrid...

Goff, Wentz pack quite a 1-2 QB punch

AP Published 1:45 a.m. ET Nov. 6, 2017 Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage (3) is hit by Indianapolis...

At Least 26 People Killed After Man Opens Fire In Texas Church

At least 26 are dead after a gunman opened fire during a Sunday service at the First Baptist...

Africa: Experts Discuss Universal Coverage of HIV/Aids Treatment in Africa

By Hudson KuteesaAfrican and global researchers are looking for ways to achieve universal HIV/AIDS treatment on the African...

Anthony Weiner Set for Prison Stint for Sexting Conviction

Anthony Weiner Set for Prison Stint for Sexting Conviction U.S. News & World ReportAnthony Weiner to begin sentence...

Louisiana aids Puerto Rico’s hurricane recovery, but leaders say island faces long road ahead | State Politics

In the nearly seven weeks since Hurricane Maria slammed ashore Puerto Rico, causing widespread devastation across the U.S....

Paradise Papers, Texas, Saudi Arabia: Your Monday Briefing

Meanwhile, Saudi-Iranian proxy conflicts took turns for the worse: The Saudi military warned Tehran that a failed missile...

Raiders top Dolphins, move into 2nd in AFC West

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) looks to pass, during the first half of an NFL football game...

Yemen ports closed after 17 killed in Aden attack compared by Saudis to ‘act of war’

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen closed off the land, sea and air ports to the Arab world’s...

The Latest: Abe offers condolences after Texas shooting

TOKYO — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 12:18 p.m. Japan’s leader...

NHL – Greg Wyshynski – Joe Sakic won the Matt Duchene deal

11:15 PM ETGreg WyshynskiESPN Colorado Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic has been one of the most maligned executives...

With masterful play calling, Doug Pederson out-schemed the Broncos

The plays that look the easiest are often the ones that exemplify the mastery of the play-caller. When...

Brazile stirs Dem party strife as bellwether gov race nears

WASHINGTON — Democrats are struggling to put the bitter 2016 election behind them as the party’s current chairman...

Top 10 Must Read Africa Business News Stories for This Week

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First Bank name squad for FIBA Africa Champions Cup

First Bank Basketball Club of Lagos have announced their squad for the FIBA Africa Champions Cup for Women...

Texas Church Shooting Leaves at Least 26 Dead, Officials Say

Photo Emergency personnel responded to a fatal shooting at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Tex., on Sunday....

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones makes no excuses for dropping touchdown pass in fourth quarter

CHARLOTTE -- Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones made no excuses for dropping what would have been a...

Real roll over Las Palmas – SuperSport

Real Madrid quietened crisis talk after back-to-back defeats as Marco Asensio added to his collection of wonder strikes...

FBI responding to scene of a shooting outside San Antonio, Texas

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Spanish La Liga match report Real Madrid v Las Palmas 05 November 2017 – News

Posted: 5 November 2017 Time: 21:16 La Liga champions Real Madrid returned to winning ways with a comfortable...

Vin Scully vows he’ll ‘never watch another NFL game’ because of anthem protests

Vin Scully is finished with the NFL. (Paul Buck / EPA) The NFL has lost Vin Scully. The...

Holidaymaker faces death penalty in Egypt for carrying $43 of painkillers – The New Zealand Herald

Laura Plummer, 33, from Hull, claims she was forced to sign a 38-page Arabic confession before being locked...

Six Rwandese students killed in central Uganda road accident – Xinhuanet

Six Rwandese students studying in Uganda were killed and five others critically injured in a late Saturday road...

Water shortages parch Moroccan towns, prompt protests

Marrakech - Taps are running dry in southern Morocco, and the government is searching for solutions after people...

Egypt recovers 354 antiques seized in Emirates

Cairo - Egypt has recovered 354 archaeological objects that were seized by authorities in the United Arab Emirates,...

Governments Meet to Fast Forward Implementation of Paris Agreement’s Goals

The 2017 UN Climate Change Conference opens on Monday, with the aim of launching nations towards the next...

Mane ‘happy to be back’ as Senegal prepare for South Africa

Sadio Mane returned from injury to help Liverpool win 4-1 at West Ham on SaturdayLiverpool forward Sadio Mane...