Day: May 5, 2017

What would help South Sudan end its brutal war?

HARI SREENIVASAN: But first: All this week, we have brought you reports from South Sudan on the roots...

6 Surprising Reasons Why South Africans Are Not Big On Banks

By Adam Ikdal, Senior Partner and Managing Director, BCG South Africa South Africa is a country of both...

Nigeria’s Buhari Reappears Amid Continuing Health Concerns – Voice of America

In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, center, with government officials after...

EU, Christian Aid launches 946,000 Euro project in Ghana – GhanaWeb

The European Union and Christian Aid, a UK based non-governmental organisation, have launched a a 946,000 project dubbed...

Sulley Muntari: Pescara midfielder who protested at racist abuse has ban overturned

Sulley Muntari has had spells with Portsmouth and SunderlandSulley Muntari has had the one-match ban he received after...

Elephantiasis linked to volcanic soils in Uganda – SciDev.Net

Elephantiasis is a neglected tropical disease caused mainly by parasitic thread-like worm called Wuchereria bancrofti , resulting in...

Uganda: Museveni Courts Investors at World Economic Forum in South Africa – AllAfrica.com

Mr Museveni, who is attending the World Economic Forum in Durban, South Africa, made the call as he...

Film: ‘The Promise’ Is An Artful Reminder Of The Horror Of The Armenian Genocide – Groong

The surprise film of the year may well be The Promise , about the Ottoman Empire's massacre of...

Ethiopia must free political prisoners and open up civic space – UN rights chief

The United Nations Humans Rights Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has urged Ethiopia to free political prisoners and...

Ivory Coast, Ghana Seek Joint Cocoa Strategy to Counter Slump

Ivory Coast and Ghana, the world’s largest cocoa producers, said they will work together to derive more value...

Simbine stuns Gatlin in Diamond League opener

Doha - South Africa's Akani Simbine surprised a world-class sprint field, including Justin Gatlin, Asafa Powell and Andre...

Kenya plans to export its first oil next month – The New Times

Nairobi – Kenya plans to export its first oil in June, but analysts say the test phase faces...

Youth Are The Antibodies Defending Our Feverish Mother

Risalat Khan is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper from the Dhaka Hub “Du-u-u-ck!” we’d yell out to...

‘Old Guys in Action’ run to help Kenyan orphans struggling in historic drought |

It is a country, in a continent, that's been ravaged by poverty, political strife, corruption and violence since...

Ghana movie industry makes history, joins Oscars in 2018 ▷ YEN.COM.GH

- Ghana's movie industry has been considered for the Oscars in 2018- A committee has been set to...

Naholo seals stunning comeback win for Highlanders over Cheetahs in Bloemfontein

Naholo seals stunning comeback win for Highlanders over Cheetahs in Bloemfontein Reuters | 2017-05-05 21:39:13.0 Waisake Naholo of...

Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict Briefed on Situation in Sudan – Sudan

SC/12811-HR/53595 MAY 2017 On 2 May 2017, the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict was...

Tottenham Hotspur’s English Premier League title hopes have taken a dent – News

Posted: 5 May 2017 Time: 23:25 Tottenham Hotspur’s English Premier League title aspirations took a huge knock on...

Italy: Ghana’s Muntari has match ban reversed in racist walk-off dispute

The one-match ban imposed on Ghana’s Sulley Ali Muntari for protesting racist abuse has been lifted following an...

Free State Stars coach Serame Letsoaka says his side deserved something from their loss to Cape Town City – News

Posted: 5 May 2017 Time: 23:12 Free State Stars coach Serame Letsoaka felt his side deserved something from...

Zimbabwe comes to Dallas! ZimSculpt Mesmerizes at The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Dallas is fortunate to be an international hub for a variety of industries thereby bringing it as a...

Former Airtel MD appointed Liquid Telkom Kenya CEO :: Kenya

Adil El YoussefiFormer Airtel Kenya Managing Director has found a new job at Liquid Telkom Kenya. Adil Youssefi...

Sudan’s PCP differences resurface over participation in government

May 5, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sharp differences have emerged within the opposition Popular Congress Party (PCP) over its...

Eric Tinkler was delighted with the character of his side in their 1-0 win over Free State Stars – News

Posted: 5 May 2017 Time: 23:00 Cape Town City coach Eric Tinkler says it was nowhere near their...

Is Kenya losing her grip on tourism to her neighbours? :: Kenya

Tourism in Kenya is the second-largest source of foreign exchange revenue   after agriculture. However, reports claim that Kenya...

Alarm over shortage of nurses, doctors and midwives in Kenya :: Kenya

A patient at the Nakuru Level Five Hospital. A new report has found that Kenya falls short on...

INTERVIEW: How Infrastructure Development Will Drive Economic Growth In Africa

AFRICA.COM: What are the biggest challenges here that are inhibiting us from making progress in this sector? Well, there’s...

Access to ART increasing, but mortality remains high in Uganda – Healio

Access to ART increasing, but mortality remains high in UgandaHealioThe researchers conducted a retrospective analysis of three patient...

Africa: ‘Africa Inherited Poor Education From Colonial Masters’ – Kikwete – AllAfrica.com

Ex-Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete has said improving the education system in Africa will replenish the continent's skills gap....

US doesn’t need Ethiopia in its war on terror in the Horn of Africa – The Hill

Earlier this month, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited the Middle East and Africa to "reaffirm key U.S....

Strive for good corporate governance – Gov’t urges businesses

Government has called on entrepreneurs in the country to build strong boards as a way to improve corporate...

Ivory Coast and Ghana to work together to improve cocoa sectors

Reuters (Adds quote, detail, context) ABIDJAN, May 5 (Reuters) - Ivory Coast and Ghana will work together to...

PICS: Zimbabwe’s Tongogara Refugee Camp in crisis – Iol.co.za

Most have travelled thousands of kilometres to reach Zimbabwe, some on foot, others by roads and probably a...

Cape Town City bag vital win over FS Stars

Cape Town - Cape Town City defeated Free State Stars 1-0 in a PSL encounter at Cape Town...

NCR Podcast: Pope Francis in Egypt

In this episode, host Brittany Wilmes talks to NCR Vatican correspondent Josh McElwee about Pope Francis' recent trip...

Canada ready to do more to battle famine in South Sudan, Trudeau says – Politics

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is looking at ways to do more to help South Sudan, where...

How a pyramids photoshoot enflamed Egypt-Sudan media war

Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser, the mother of the emir of Qatar, visits pyramids in Sudan that were restored...

S.Sudan ‘man-made’ famine could kill 6 million: Charity warns

By AFPMore by this Author The famine ravaging South Sudan and its neighbours could claim six million lives,...

Algeria ruling coalition wins legislative elections

By AFPMore by this Author Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's party and its coalition ally have won a clear...

Ivory Coast and Ghana to work together to improve cocoa sectors | Reuters

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast and Ghana will work together to improve the organization and sale of their cocoa, Presidents...