Day: May 1, 2017

Nigeria, World Bank Inch Closer to Sealing Deal on Electricity Recovery Plan

Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola Nigeria and the World Bank have taken further steps...

South Sudan’s civil war spirals into genocide, leaving ghost towns in its wake

WILLIAM BRANGHAM: The world’s youngest country is tearing itself apart. South Sudan was founded in 2011, but, two...

The Latest: 100 arrested after clash with police in Germany – NewsOK.com

Police clashed with far-right demonstrators in the eastern German town of Apolda, taking 100 people into custody before...

Harare International Festival of the Arts Supporters Work to Crowd-Fund 2017 … – Billboard

Supporters are joining forces to ensure that the 2017 Harare International Festival of the Arts goes on as...

NPR’s Eyder Peralta Released After Brief Detainment In South Sudan : The Two-Way : NPR

Authorities in South Sudan detained Eyder Peralta, NPR's correspondent in East Africa, for roughly four days before releasing...

The price of a wealth tax in South Africa

The hotly-debated issue of a wealth tax for South Africa’s already overburdened taxpayers is squarely in the limelight...

What Africa needs to do to end malaria

Willis Akwale Review Correspondent —Malaria is one of the oldest and deadliest infectious diseases affecting man. It is an...

Stop child labour: Ghana president

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-AddoACCRA. – As Ghana joined the rest of the globe yesterday to mark the...

‘Africa vulnerable to illicit capital flows’

JOHANNESBURG. — Illicit capital flows into and out of developing economies ranged from $2 trillion to $3.5 trillion...

Forest tribes in Cameroon say firms exploiting them

By NDI EUGENE NDIMore by this Author The arrival of timber firm Sofhony with many promises to forest...

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission calls on South Sudan warring parties to desist from escalating violence – South Sudan

April 30, 2017, Addis Ababa: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, wishes to...

Let’s face it, the economy is doing badly

A couple of days ago, I met a young man who is an acquaintance. Until recently, he worked...

Barclays bets big on agency model to grow revenue

Barclays Bank of Kenya, the country’s fifth largest lender by market share, plans to increase its agency banking...

ISS Today: East Africa’s trade deal with Europe buckles – Daily Maverick

Daily MaverickISS Today: East Africa's trade deal with Europe bucklesDaily MaverickNegotiations between the European Union (EU) and African...

Uhuru raises minimum wage by 18% to cushion Kenyan poor

President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday increased the minimum wage by 18 per cent.He issued a directive to increase the...

English Premier League Report: Watford v Liverpool 01 May 2017

English Premier League  Report: Watford 0-1 Liverpool Date: 01 May 2017 Venue: Vicarage Road Emre Can's stunning first-half...

Lucky Kenyan to win Sh221million from betting :: Kenya

PHOTO:COURTESYA Kenyan who won Sh221 million from betting, the biggest in the country's gambling history, will be unveiled....

Opinion: Is the County Commissioner post supported in Kenya? :: Kenya

The Constitution of Kenya allows the Executive wing of the Government to establish a system that communicates from...

Emre Can stunner sees Liverpool edge Watford – News

Posted: 1 May 2017 Time: 22:53 Emre Can scored a spectacular winner as Liverpool bolstered their top-four ambitions...

Senior clerics write to Trudeau to urge feds for more help for South Sudan – Telegram

Senior clerics from three of the country's largest religious denominations are asking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for more...

NPR reporter freed in South Sudan after 3 nights in jail

By Justin Lynch | AP By Justin Lynch | AP May 1 at 5:41 PM NAIROBI, Kenya — South Sudan detained an...

Uganda Is One of the Most Democratic Countries – Museveni

By Monitor ReporterWith five presidential terms in office, President Museveni is surrounded by controversies related to freedom of...

UNESCO to fire another volley at Israel – on Independence Day – The Times of Israel

Israel's ambassador to UNESCO Carmel Shama-Hacohen throws a copy of an anti-Israel resolution in the trash on Wed.,...

‘Emergency numbers’ at Van Breda death house – Iol.co.za

Emergency numbers were affixed to the Van Breda fridge in the kitchen when the first officer arrived on...

UN rights chief: Egypt security measures encouraging radicalization – Jurist

In a press conference in Geneva, al-Hussein criticized the increased security measures Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has...

The premier league was defeated – Anti-Zuma supporters

Manguang - The heckling and booing of President Jacob Zuma which led to the cancellation of labour federation...

Soldiers killed or captured jihadists in Mali

By AFPMore by this Author French soldiers killed or captured about 20 jihadists in Mali's restive north where...

Polisario says ready for Western Sahara talks with Rabat

By AFPMore by this Author The Algiers-backed Polisario Front independence movement said Monday it is prepared to embark...

‘Nigerian-cooked jollof rice as “the best in the world”’

Abuja – Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice-President on Monday described Nigerian-cooked jollof rice as “the best in the...

It was a mistake to allow Zuma to attend Cosatu rally: Fikeni

Political analyst Somadoda Fikeni says it was a mistake to allow President Jacob Zuma to attend Cosatu's main...

Nyanga Junction hostages set free

The hostage drama inside the Nyanga Junction Shopping Centre on the Cape Flats has ended after police freed...

May Day brings demands to hike minimum wage

By Rafiu AjakayeLAGOS, NigeriaNigerian workers Monday called for the country's monthly minimum wage to be raised threefold from...

Coe: New record rules may ‘win back credibility’

European Athletics called on Monday for new record ratification rules to maintain the integrity of the sport, which...

Clever Boys snatch top spot from the Brazilians

Bidvest Wits hung on doggedly to their slender lead to record a 1-0 win over Mamelodi Sundowns in...

indian IT: Latin America, Canada, Africa and Nordic nations are becoming new Indian IT hubs

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU: It may not be all gloom for Indian IT workers aspiring for foreign shores after the...

Nactu calls for self-reliance for its workers

The National Council of Trade Unions has called on its members to prepare themselves for the 4th Economy...

Nigeria Jollof Rice is the best – Osinbajo – Vanguard

Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo, has debunked the statement made by the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Lai...

Taxi drivers attack Uber operators in Ghana – GhanaWeb

Uber operators are under attack from some taxi drivers in Ghana's capital, Accra. The traditional Taxi drivers at...

Ethiopia is facing a killer drought. But it’s going almost unnoticed. – The Washington Post

World Food Program supplies are distributed in a village in Jijiga district, part of Ethiopia's Somali region. ADDIS...

May 01, 1887 – ” Alan G. Cunningham, British liberator of Ethiopia, is born – History Television

On this day, General Alan Gordon Cunningham, commander of the British forces that captured Ethiopia, liberating it from...