Day: May 8, 2017

Kwesi Botchwey Committee shatters Mahama’s 2nd term dream – GhanaWeb

If former President John Dramani Mahama has any intention of coming back to lead the opposition National Democratic...

Racial tensions increase in South Africa over teen’s death – The Denver Post

Violent clashes erupted in the remote northwestern farming community in South Africa after two white farmers accused of...

Future of a generation ‘on brink’ as 1m children flee South Sudan’s civil war – Independent.ie

More than one million children have fled South Sudan's civil war amid the world's fastest growing refugee crisis,...

French election: What Emmanuel Macron’s win means for Africa

Image copyright Getty Images Emmanuel Macron's decisive win in the French presidential election has not only spurred enthusiasm...

Why foreign investors choose Peru and not, erm, Uganda?

Yoweri Museveni, the President of Uganda, recently provided an insight into why his country will struggle to develop...

Greenfield Middle School students raise $1,000 for clean water in South Sudan

GREENFIELD — The book was passed from one teacher to another.“I read the book the next day, cover...

Redefine Properties: Sticking by South Africa

Property As the downgrade to junk and political uncertainty prompts companies to go on an investment strike. Redefine...

The Most Beautiful Lodges in Uganda, Africa’s Best-Kept Secret

The Brits have a long history of touring Uganda in East Africa, revered for its gorilla-filled jungles, awe-inspiring...

Forum at U will focus on Minnesota-Africa trade

There’s still space available for the African Business Forum at the University of Minnesota Carlson School  the afternoon...

Brookline mother-daughter to discuss working on obstetric fistula in Ethiopia – News – Brookline TAB

A Brookline mother-daughter will discuss their five-year journey working on obstetric fistula in Ethiopia during a Mother’s Day...

Ethiopian news: Meeting Lucy in Ethiopia, and other travel stories from the cradle of humanity

Photos: Paloma Dutta A day in Addis Ababa shows Ethiopia has remained unadulterated by foreign cultures—holding on to...

Nigeria President Ailing, ETF Hits New Low

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari confirmed Sunday that he returned to the United Kingdom for more treatment of an...

Teenagers death sparks violence in S.Africa – Reuters

Houses were set alight on Monday as racial tensions flared in South African town of Coligny in North...

Kenya Health Officials Issue Alert Over Dengue Fever Outbreak – Voice of America

An alert has been issued in Mombasa County, Kenya, in response to an outbreak of dengue fever, a...

A – terrorist’ who guided militants across southern borders killed – Egypt Today

Investigations revealed that he guided militants across desert routers south of the country to reach training facilities. Helmy...

Mugabe’s Party Said to Plan Disrupting Zimbabwe Opposition

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s ruling party is discussing using a press clampdown and intimidation in rural areas to...

Lions on the loose in Mpumalanga

Lions on the loose in Mpumalanga Naledi Shange | 2017-05-08 22:04:59.0 Five lions are reportedly on the prowl...

South Africa’s foreign policy: Is there method in the madness?

These are difficult times in which to defend South Africa’s foreign policy. In October 2016, Justice Minister Michael...

UAH – News

It isn't a great distance from the livestock raising area of west Kenya — where Susan Kotikot grew...

Experts call for multi-pronged approach to fight fall armyworm in Africa – The New Times

Scientists have called for quick, multi-institutional collaboration and co-ordinated action against the fall armyworm that has ravaged maize...

Tanzanian VP urges measures to improve transport safety for schoolchildren – Xinhua

ARUSHA, Tanzania, May 8 (Xinhua) -- Tanzanian Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan on Monday called upon responsible authorities...

AK47 wielding gunmen storm KZN mosque

AK47 wielding gunmen storm KZN mosque Kyle Cowan | 2017-05-08 21:51:29.0 Hazelmere Mazaar near the Verulam, in KZN....

Publisher Cassava Republic is changing the way we read about Nigeria

By Kai RyssdalMay 08, 2017 | 2:00 PMEmbed Code“I wanted a brand that was very confident, that still incorporate...

Harare Festival Offers Brief Reprieve from Zimbabwe Woes

An annual arts festival in Harare proved a great relief for many Zimbabweans whose daily lives involve trying...

Letter to the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the C… – Humans Rights Watch

We write in advance of the African Committee of Experts' review of the government of the United Republic...

Protests burn houses as white farmers accused of killing a black boy released on bail

Some houses in South Africa were set ablaze on Monday as racial tension flared in a town of...

Soldiers battle | The Star, Kenya

Nyayo National Stadium will come alive today as Kenya’s elite athletes clash lock horns at the Kenya Defence...

Egypt air force destroys vehicles crossing from Libya | Egypt News

The Egyptian military has flown multiple raids and destroyed 15 four-by-four vehicles crossing from Libya, deploying fighter jets...

Jerome ‘Donkie’ Booysen critical after shooting

Jerome ‘Donkie’ Booysen critical after shooting Kyle Cowan | 2017-05-08 21:11:04.0 Jerome 'Donkie' Booysen in blue. File photo....

Tanzania revokes bank’s licence over money laundering probe :: Kenya

PHOTO:COURTESYTanzania’s central bank said it revoked the business licence of FBME Bank and placed it under liquidation after...

Sudan Acute Food Insecurity Situation Overview (April – June 2017) – Sudan

Summary of causes, the situation and the key issue: Food security situation slightly improved compared to the same...

Chelsea moved closer to the English Premier League title with a 3-0 win on Monday – News

Posted: 8 May 2017 Time: 22:58 Chelsea moved one step closer to winning the English Premier League this...

Sulley Muntari says Fifa and Uefa ‘not taking racism seriously’

Uefa not addressing 'serious issue' of racismGhanaian midfielder Sulley Muntari says he would walk off the pitch again,...

Zimbabwe: MPs Recommend 15% Levy Fine On Mining Firms for Depleting Roads – AllAfrica.com

Parliament says government should impose a 15% levy to mining companies whose fund to be used to rehabilitate...

What they’re saying: Before Joel Embiid, ‘nobody played basketball in Cameroon’

Most Sixers fans know the general story of Joel Embiid’s unlikely path to the NBA, but at least...

Cameroon May Not Be Able to Double Its Cocoa Output by 2020

by May 8, 2017, 12:36 PM EDT Cameroon’s plans to more than double the nation’s production of cocoa...

Protests cause havoc in KZN and Gauteng

Protests cause havoc in KZN and Gauteng Neo Goba‚ Taschica Pillay‚ And Shenaaz Jamal | 2017-05-08 20:30:00.0 Violent...

Sudan’s opposition NCF renews commitment to overthrow the regime

May 8, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese internal opposition umbrella National Consensus Forces (NCF) Monday reiterated commitment to topple...

Mbalula condemns #EldoradoPark protest violence

Johannesburg - Police Minister Fikile Mbalula on Monday condemned the violence in Finetown and Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg,...

Migrant crisis: On rescue patrol in the Mediterranean

The BBC's on board Save the Children's rescue boat as migrants flee Libya. Source link : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-39852253 Author...