Day: May 2, 2017

Something big is going on in Sudan, but media is sound asleep – The New Times

For reasons that I may not know, recent and current trends in Sudan are going without any serious...

Eritrean-American Woman Became 1st Blind, Deaf Graduate of Harvard Law School 

Haben Girma via FacebookAmerica makes it hard enough for a black woman to succeed at the same rate...

Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Protest Movements Team Up Against Mugabe – AllAfrica.com

When a disgruntled Pastor Mawarire took to social media and urged people to rise up against their government,...

How I funded my studies by digging for Sierra Leone diamonds

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Digging for diamonds is no soft option In my teens, I worked...

Why we must reset Uganda’s economy – Daily Monitor

Tourists take photos during a game drive through Murchison Falls National Park in western Uganda. If Uganda is...

Cairo: Symbolic Gesture – Groong

HIS WEEK Armenians around the world remembered the 1915 genocide in which 75 per cent of the population...

Obesity, overweight rising among Nigerian children – STUDY – Vanguard

A NEW report - the "2016 Nigerian Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth" which focuses...

No Doctor stationed at Kukuom Abromamu in Brong Ahafo Region- Ing Mensah – GhanaWeb

Assembly Member for Kukuom Abromamu in the Asunafo South district in the Brong Ahafo region Ing Kobby Amoah...

Ghana’s Muntari penalized for walking off field after racist chants in Italy

A former Ghana international, Sulley Ali Muntari, over the weekend walked off the pitch after racist chants were...

Bid to topple Zuma leaves SA opposition in catch 22

South Africa President is opposition asset, politics professer Glaser says. Paul Vecchiatto and Mike Cohen, Bloomberg &nbsp/&nbsp 3...

We Are Not Involved In Any Funding Activity in Zimbabwe

WASHINGTON —  Singaporean global commodities firm, Trafigura Group, has shot down reports that it has bailed out cash-strapped...

A desperate plea for help as four African nations near a famine crisis – ABC News

ABC NewsA desperate plea for help as four African nations near a famine crisisABC NewsThe UN Refugee Agency...

Unpacking the PSL title race: Sundowns out? – South African Broadcasting Corporation

South African Broadcasting CorporationUnpacking the PSL title race: Sundowns out?South African Broadcasting CorporationThe PSL title race is a...

Bid to Topple Zuma Leaves South African Opposition in Catch 22

South African opposition parties trying to get Jacob Zuma to resign are in a conundrum: if they bring...

Doctor helps at-risk women in Ethiopia | AP /KPNS

Dr. Mark Karnes likens the work he does to a well-known Christian proverb: "Teach a man to fish,...

‘Stain on our reputation will never clear’: Toronto Matharoo sisters arrested in Nigeria speak out

Rachael D'Amore, CTV News Toronto Published Tuesday, May 2, 2017 6:09PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 2, 2017...

Juventus take nothing for granted in tough visit to Monaco

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri strives to keep his squad's self-confidence under control as he leads them to Monaco...

​Africa needs a new approach to development | Opinion

The commodities downturn has revealed the fragility and structural weaknesses of many African economies. With fast-growing populations, African...

NPR’s Eyder Peralta Released After Brief Detainment In South Sudan – News 88.9 KNPR

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

Africa’s rugby regional challenge aims at boosting the sport in the continent

The Rugby Africa Regional Challenge (RARC) kicked-off in Ghana on Sunday, April 30. The tournament forms part of...

Dozens of British troops arrive in South Sudan to provide engineering, medical aid amid famine

Several dozen British troops have arrived in Juba, capital of South Sudan, to provide engineering and medical support to...

Windsor’s Sudanese community fearful for loved ones living in South Sudan – Windsor

Windsor's Sudanese community is coming together to send money and resources to loved ones overseas who are struggling...

Human Rights in Egypt: One Prisoner’s Release is Not Enough

During his recent visit to Egypt, Pope Francis met with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and pointedly reminded him:...

Jordan and Egypt key to Abbas’ Washington visit

Jordan's King Abdullah II welcomes Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (L) during a reception ceremony at the Queen Alia...

UK troops arrive in South Sudan to provide engineering, medical aid – Channelnewsasia.com

Four hundred British troops have arrived in Juba, capital of South Sudan, to provide engineering and medical support...

UK troops arrive in South Sudan to provide engineering, medical aid – Reuters

May 2 Four hundred British troops have arrived in Juba, capital of South Sudan, to provide engineering and...

80 British troops arrive in South Sudan to support UN mission – Vanguard

UNMISS said the UK contingent, proudly wearing their distinctive blue UN berets, would provide military engineering taskforce to...

Only one in four Middle East men backs equality, study suggests

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe patriarchy works for a "very small" minority in the...

Dlamini-Zuma in Uganda, highlights Africa’s opportunity story  

The former Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma  has listed four key areas that will stimulate...

Overhaul ICC to give Africa voice, says Ruto

Photo: icc Deputy President William Ruto has called for greater representation of Africa in the international justice system....

Kenyan economy set for growth in two years, Deloitte report :: Kenya

PHOTO:COURTESYKenya’s economy may improve in the next two years, according to a recent survey by audit firm Deloitte. The...

Nigeria May Lift Foreign-Currency Restrictions on 41 Imports

Nigeria may lift a ban that is prohibiting the importers of certain goods from accessing foreign currency on...

Cameroon: RFI reporter Ahmed Abba given 10-year prison sentence

This statement was originally published on rsf.org on 25 April 2017. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is outraged by...

Joint Sudanese-Ethiopian troops patrol joint border

May 2, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - A joint Sudanese-Ethiopian force has started patrol operations to stop human trafficking and...

Tanzania: Little Unity to Speak of With Zanzibar – AllAfrica.com

Tanganyika secured independence in 1961 from the British. Zanzibar, an archipelago off the mainland consisting of two large...

Ethiopian Airlines, the Airbus Foundation and partners fly relief goods to Et… – Tigrai Online

Addis Ababa, 2 May 2017 Ethiopian Airlines, the German NGO humedica e.V, Aviation without Borders and the Airbus...

Field of Dreams – Gift Ngoepe is exactly why we love sport and our crazy country

Last week, Gift Ngoepe completed an utterly extraordinary journey. That he was the first player from Africa to...

Not Zuma’s responsibility to create jobs, ANC MP says

Cape Town - It is not President Jacob Zuma's responsibility to create jobs, African National Congress MP Boingotlo...

Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick sees Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid in Champions League semi-final – News

Posted: 2 May 2017 Time: 22:36 Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick saw Real Madrid put one foot in the Champions...

Britain sending 400 troops to join UN’s S Sudan force

Juba - About 400 British soldiers will join the UN peacekeeping force in South Sudan in the next...