Day: May 14, 2017

Is Africa facing a new wave of piracy?

Image copyright Getty Images The recent hijacking of a ship by Somali pirates was the first such incident...

‘I disguised myself as a man to work in a mine’

Image copyright UN Women/Deepika Nath Pili Hussein wanted to make her fortune prospecting for a precious stone that's...

Bin Laden Documents: Al-Shabab Ugandan Attack – World News Report

Bin Laden -- said Al-Shabab attackers were to have planned Gen. Museveni assassination according to U.S. documents The...

Spurs sign off from the Lane in glory – SuperSport

As farewell parties go, the one that ended an era at Tottenham Hotspur's White Hart Lane on Sunday...

Yaya Toure: Strong chance Manchester City will offer midfielder a new contract

Yaya Toure is in his seventh season at the EtihadIvory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure looks likely to be...

Brumbies set off for Africa trip

Wallabies prop Scott Sio looks set to miss at least another fortnight with a knee injury, left out...

Nigeria didn’t prepare for rainy day – analyst

Suffering from rampant inflation, stalled investment and mass layoffs, Nigeria is still gripped by one of the worst...

I cannot run away from Nigeria – Lucky Igbinedion – Vanguard

Igbinedion who made this known in a interview with guardian.ng's Leo Sobechi, spoke on many issues such as...

Akufo-Addo’s nominee for Bawku West sails through despite protest – GhanaWeb

President Akufo-Addo's nominee for the Bawku West District Chief Executive post, Mrs Victoria Ayamba, was on Saturday given...

South Africa beat Scots in Paris final, clinch series

PARIS - South Africa were crowned winners of this season's World Rugby Sevens Series on Sunday, beating Scotland...

Candidate to Lead the W.H.O. Accused of Covering Up Epidemics

Dr. Nabarro, reached by telephone on Saturday in China, said he knew of the accusations — especially because...

Zimbabwe: ‘Grateful’ Mugabe Says Chidyausiku ‘Shaped Land Reform’, Was a ‘Fai… – AllAfrica.com

The "most important role" played by the late former Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku was "shaping" the land grab...

South Africa’s R40bn private security industry under threat

Photos of Andre Rushin by Shaun Swingler. At 06:00 on an autumn morning in 2016 Andre Rushin, an...

Zuma: I can’t correct my mistakes if no one tells me what I did wrong

Durban - President Jacob Zuma said on Sunday that he cannot fix any of the mistakes he has...

South Africa: Opposition Issues Ultimatum to NPA On Final Nkandla Prosecution… – AllAfrica.com

The Democratic Alliance on Sunday said it wanted a conclusive answer from the NPA as to whether it...

Private millers importing maize not government says Lesiyampe – Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Agriculture Principal Secretary Richard Lesiyampe says it is private millers and not the government that are importing maize...

Burial chamber of Egyptian princess found – Unexplained Mysteries

A wooden box found inside the chamber bears the name 'Hatshepset' and is thought to have belonged to...

Ivorian soldiers shoot at residents

By AFPMore by this Author Renegade soldiers wounded six people in Ivory Coast’s second-largest city as they fired...

There are still very big ifs about Zimbabwe’s opposition coalition – The Zimbabwe Mail

MDC President Morgann Tsvanguirai and former Vice President Joice Mujuru On 19 April, two of Zimbabwe’s most prominent...

Falcao fires Monaco to brink of title – SuperSport

Radamel Falcao scored twice as Monaco strode to within a point of the Ligue 1 title after Sunday's...

Jordan, Egypt, Palestine reiterate commitment to Mideast peace

AMMAN — Jordan, Palestine and Egypt on Sunday reiterated their commitment to the two-state solution as the only...

Nigeria seeks foreign investors for smart cities project

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, says Nigeria is set to hold a smart cities summit in June...

Ivory Coast: Army launches operation ‘to restore order’ after mutiny

Image copyright AFP Image caption The mutinous soldiers took control of Bouaké, the second-largest city Ivory Coast's military...

The Standard – Kenya: Kenyan cricket must stop living in the past | The Standard

There is an international cricket series that started in Kenya yesterday. The hosts are fielding two sides, Kenya...

Black Starlets run riot over Cameroon in AFCON opener

Photo By Senyuiedzorm A. Adadevoh Ghana’s under 17 team, the Black Starlets, produced a swashbuckling display of football...

The Standard – Kenya: Cricket: Obuya hits century as Kenya beat Oman in friendly | The Standard

Collins Obuya plays a sweep, Canada v Kenya, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, 11th place play-off, Sharjah, November 26,...

Milk supply. Why data tells only half the story :: Kenya

The dairy industry in Kenya is a significant agricultural sub-sector contributing to the national economy, household incomes and...

Kenya ranked 15th most attractive investment destination in Africa :: Kenya

Mthuli Ncube ,Head of Research Lab at Quantum Global Group photo:courtesyKenya is the 15th most attractive economy for...

Sudan hands over Gulen-linked schools to Turkish gov’t

May 14, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese authorities on Saturday handed over the schools linked to the Turkish opponent...

S. Sudan opposition groups vow to work against Kiir’s regime

May 14, 2017 (NAIROBI) - Seven South Sudanese opposition parties have agreed to closely work together against the...

Operation under way to “re-establish order” in Ivory Coast -army chief – Reuters

May 14 Ivory Coast has launched a military operation "to re-establish order" on the third day of a...

What happens at Nairobi’s Garden Square from 5pm :: Kenya

Garden Square, where Nairobi residents meet to plan funerals. (Photo: Courtesy)At the roundabout that connects Parliament Road and...

How American Special Operators Gradually Returned to Somalia – The Atlantic

A U.S. soldier was killed in the country this month for the first time in more than two...

Africa U-17 Championship: Ghana beat Cameroon 4-0 – Sports

Ghana put up a sensational display to hammer Cameroon 4-0 on Sunday in their opening CAF U-17 Championship...

Mummies Unearthed In Egypt : The Two-Way : NPR

"2017 has been a historic year for archaeological discoveries," Egyptian Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anani (center) said Saturday. Khaled...

Cameroon docker strike blocks coffee and cocoa exports

Striking dockers blocked exports of cocoa and coffee at Cameroon’s main port on Friday, officials said, as unrest...

Woeful Shujaa | The Star, Kenya

Kenya’s inconsistent campaign at the World Sevens Series continued in Paris when they picked just a point to...

Zuma jokes those saying he’s a dog haven’t counted how many legs he has

President Jacob Zuma has dismissed allegations that he is corrupt and again alluded to a “third force” being...

Neymar scored a hat-trick for Barcelona but it remains advantage Real Madrid in the La Liga race – News

Posted: 14 May 2017 Time: 22:18 Neymar scored a hat-trick as Barcelona took the Spanish La Liga title...

Neymar scored a hat-trick for Barcelona for it remains advantage Real Madrid in the La Liga race – News

Posted: 14 May 2017 Time: 22:18 Neymar scored a hat-trick as Barcelona took the Spanish La Liga title...