Day: May 18, 2017

Microsoft to Open Cloud Data Center in Africa By 2018

Microsoft believes the best way to win more business in Africa is by building giant data centers there.The...

On The Greatness of Nigeria

AKIN OSUNTOKUN: DIALOGUE WITH NIGERIA Below are excerpts from a post on the social media pushing a counter...

Energy Africa Project: A Twisted Tale Of Africa’s Energy Crisis

The time has come for the long and twisted tale of South Africa’s energy crisis and the history...

AWL examines the road out of sex trafficking, from Uganda, India, Brazil and beyond

Sexual slavery in the 21st century looks like this: Millions of women and girls — lives interrupted by...

Sudan: men pardoned and freed – Church Times

Sudan: men pardoned and freedChurch TimesTWO Sudanese men, who were serving 12-year sentences for espionage, received a presidential...

RECESSION: We must begin to think of Nigeria without oil — SOLUDO

By Vincent Ujumadu AWKA— FORMER Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Professor Charles Soludo said yesterday...

Eight months after approval, new U.N. troops trickle into S.Sudan – Reuters

Some eight months after the U.N. Security Council authorized the deployment of an extra 4,000 peacekeepers to war-torn...

What happened to the 276 kidnapped Chibok girls?

In April 2014 Islamist militants kidnapped 276 girls from their school in Chibok in north-eastern Nigeria.This month dozens...

GM to stop selling vehicles in once promising India, exit South Africa

BRENT SNAVELY Last updated 11:06, May 19 2017 General Motors is planning to stop selling all cars in India...

Philipp Lahm to end career as professional footballer

Bayern Munich legend Philipp Lahm said on Thursday (May 18) that he is looking forward to his retirement...

Malawi to sue Tanzania | The Herald

A fisherman prepares his boat on the banks of Lake Malawi about 100 kilometres east of the capital...

Kenya health authorities issue alert over cholera in capital

By Associated Press Published: 18:49 EDT, 18 May 2017 | Updated: 18:49 EDT, 18 May 2017 NAIROBI, Kenya...

Increasing number of S. Sudanese refugees puts pressure on Sudan – Xinhua

Refugees from South Sudan wait to be settled outside the Khour Al-Waral refugee camp in Al-Salam locality, some...

Ethiopia must respect rights, open democratic space – 14 US Senators

Fourteen members of the United States Senate have through a bipartisan resolution jointly called for the Ethiopia government...

FG tasked on Nigerians in Chinese jails – Vanguard

CHAIRMAN of Blue Diamond Logistics, China, Mr. Festus Mbisiogu, has called on the Federal Government to urgently look...

Ethiopian Airlines to start flights to Chengdu of China – Xinhuanet

Ethiopia's state owned air carrier Ethiopian Airlines is to start flights to Chengdu, the capital of China's southwest...

Congo Authorities Recapture 179 Prisoners After Mass Escape, Mayor Says – Voice of America

Congolese authorities said on Thursday they had recaptured 179 fugitives who broke out of the capital's main prison,...

How Microsoft Will Enable Greater Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth

Today Microsoft revealed plans to deliver the complete, intelligent Microsoft Cloud for the first time from datacentres located...

Teen girl from West Africa held as sex slave in Sydney house: police

A teenage girl from West Africa has been held in a Sydney home against her will and used...

Ghana U17 hoping for a win against Guinea

After claiming their ticket to the Fifa U17 World Cup, the Black Starlets coach says they want to...

Livingstone: The three-minute guide – Manawatu Evening Standard

To see one of the natural wonders of the world - Victoria Falls. Livingstone once may have been...

South Sudan’s humanitarian crisis worsens | Hassan | Columnists | Opinion

The civil war in South Sudan is arguably as bloody and catastrophic as the one in Syria. The...

US veteran kills one in Times Square car crash, 22 hurt

NEW YORK - A US Navy veteran with a criminal past -- but no apparent terror motive --...

IMF Lifts South Africa Growth Forecast on Farming, Mining

by May 18, 2017, 2:23 PM EDT May 19, 2017, 2:13 AM EDT The International Monetary Fund raised...

Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham keeping key players like Harry Kane | Football News

Mauricio Pochettino said Tottenham will keep their key players after they thrashed Leicester 6-1 on Thursday. Harry Kane...

How Egypt plans to crack down on antiquities theft

Egyptian antiquities workers are seen in a recently discovered tomb of Userhat, a judge from the New Kingdom...

Over 900,000 South Sudanese Refugees in Need of Humanitarian Aid in Uganda

"They just slaughter you, whether you're a man, woman, or child," says Maria. "I lost all my brothers...

Eight Months After Approval, New U.N. Troops Trickle Into South Sudan – U.S. News & World Report

Eight Months After Approval, New U.N. Troops Trickle Into South SudanU.S. News & World ReportUNITED NATIONS (Reuters) -...

Four for Harry Kane as Spurs thump Leicester

A rampant Harry Kane netted four goals and Son Heung-min scored twice as Tottenham Hotspur thrashed Leicester City...

Photo campaign blows lid off skin color discrimination in Egypt

No Color project seeks to challenge dark-skin discrimination in Egypt by featuring girls who are suffering from this...

Springboks’ revival on cards: Mtawarira – The Straits Times

Springboks' revival on cards: MtawariraThe Straits TimesThey may have narrowly avoided the England-France-Argentina pool touted as the Group...

Wilmots recalls Kalou, Doumbia for Ivory Coast

Salomon Kalou recalled to Ivory Coast national football team.PHOTO/courtesy ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast , May 18 – New Ivory...

The guns of October: How the invasion of Somalia changed Kenya

When Kenyan troops crossed the proverbial Rubicon and entered Somalia nearly six years ago, it caught almost everyone...

Child planning and spacing beneficial to families

Recently, several prominent personalities, including Kilifi governor aspirant Kazungu Kambi, have been reported urging crowds at political rallies...

Local aid workers on the front line of South Sudan’s civil war – IRIN

Gunshots suddenly crackled as Stephanie and her colleagues went about a routine seed distribution in a small farming...

South Africa’s Sibanye Gold finalizes $1 billion rights issue at 60 percent d… – Reuters

FILE PHOTO: A sign board is seen near the Sibanye gold mine in Westonaria, west of Johannesburg, South...

Eight months after approval, new U.N. troops trickle into South Sudan | Reuters

By Michelle Nichols | UNITED NATIONS UNITED NATIONS Some eight months after the U.N. Security Council authorized the...

Kenya: Volvo to Set Up Truck Assembly Plant in Mombasa – AllAfrica.com

Track manufacturer Volvo Group is set to invest a Sh2.5 billion assembly plant in Mombasa eyeing the East...

Antiquities uncovered in Userhat tomb- Photo taken by Ahmed Marei – Egypt Today

The ceremony witnessed the first exhibition of the archeological artifacts found in 3,500-year-old tomb of the nobleman Userhat...

Global automakers in race to set up assembly plants in Kenya

Volvo Trucks of Sweden has taken the cue of international auto firms seeking to set up base in...