Day: May 21, 2017

Drones and AI help stop poaching in Africa

The AI's job is to pore over these videos and quickly identify the presence of poachers to prevent...

Nigeria’s unitary system not sustainable — Ikpeazu

By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor …Made-in-Aba has become our selling point…Lessons Nigeria can learn from Aba about exiting...

Tanzania faces alarming environmental destruction: minister – Xinhuanet

"Almost every Tanzanian is using one cubic meter of firewood or logs as daily energy source which is...

Alternative sources of livelihood for ‘galamseyers’ in the offing – Akufo-Addo – Ghanamma.com

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has indicated that his government is in the process of identifying alternative...

Ethiopian Airlines increases direct flights to China – Xinhuanet

Ethiopian Airlines has increased its weekly direct flights to China to 34 with the opening of thrice weekly...

Buganda mourns passing of 1998 Land Act – Daily Monitor

Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi at his coronation in 1993. Coronation celebrations were not held for his fifth anniversary...

What remains of Uganda’s economy – Daily Monitor

President Museveni is flanked by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga and Finance minister Matia Kasaija at the Budget reading in...

South Africa risks becoming ‘mafia state’, warns Ramaphosa – Mail & Guardian

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa greets ANC supporters at the organisation's pre-January 8 statement party in Soweto. South Africa...

Cairo lantern-maker champions old craft against Chinese imports – Channelnewsasia.com

An Egyptian artisan who makes the traditional lanterns that adorn Middle Eastern streets during the Muslim holy month...

Japan unveils $300m facility for Africa

The Japanese Government and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have signed an agreement for an additional $300 million...

Minister hails Africa’s commitment to self-sustainability

Minister MumbengegwiTalent Hwari and Tanaka VunganaiAfrican countries have made significant strides in self-financing their programmes in line with...

Zimbabwe’s hopes in Masiyiwa generation

INVESTMENT buffs commonly operate on a maxim known as the “greater fool theory”. Simplified, this means that buying...

U.S. Sudan Policy Continues to be Defined by Disingenuousness and Distortion: Radio Dabanga’s interview with former Obama administration Special Envoy for the Sudans Donald Booth

Former US’s Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan, Donlad Booth. Photo: sudanreeves.org/Getty Images/File By Eric Reeves May...

Stop blaming Buhari for Nigeria’s woes – PDP Governor

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Sunday urged Nigerians, especially political leaders, to stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari...

Miss Liberia Wokie Dolo Off To Uganda For Mega Charity –

Miss Liberia, Wokie DoloMiss Liberia Wokie Dolo is in Uganda upon the invitation of Miss Uganda, Nakitende Irene,...

Hull 1-7 Tottenham: Harry Kane fires a hat-trick

It probably isn’t as easy as he makes it look, but Harry Kane’s hat-trick here was an exhibition...

WannaCry Attack: NITDA declares Nigeria free, calls for sustained cyber security – Vanguard

The National Information Technology Development Agency says Nigeria is free from the "WannaCry" ransomware attack but called for...

UN expert says concerned over detentions and press freedom in Sudan

May 21, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The United Nations independent expert on the situation of human rights in the...

Alert issued as Ebola strikes DR Congo

By XINHUAMore by this Author Rwanda, Uganda, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and other African countries have heightened border surveillance...

Nigeria League: Violence at Akure Stadium as Lobi beat Sunshine

Google+The Match Day 20 between Sunshine Stars FC of Akure and Lobi Stars was marred with violence as...

South Africa, a Mafia Shadow State?

The almost daily disclosures about the shenanigans of ANC politicians and their redeployed government bureaucrats reveal that our...

Nigerian manufacturers want Central Bank to reduce lending rate

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, MAN, has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to drop the...

South Sudan completes preparation to hold national dialogue on Monday

May 21, 2017 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese government has announced that the national dialogue, will convene on...

Ugandan companies fight over US$20bn in oil logistics

  Push for regional logistics hub status is `selfish’ says Museveni Uganda is grappling with a logistical nightmare...

Zimbabwe: Presidential Challenger Mujuri Takes Campaign to Victims’ Graves – AllAfrica.com

NATIONAL People's Party leader Joice Mujuru's election campaign on Thursday took her to the graves of 2008 presidential...

High unga cost due to drought, says Esipisu

There seems to be confusion on the available maize stock in the country with the food status reports...

Entrenched poll violence a danger to Kenya’s young democracy

To establish the quality of life of a certain household without conducting a direct interview, economists sometimes use...

State to open one-stop centre for all investors

Investment promotion agency, the Kenya Investment Authority, says one-stop shop for investors will be opened by end of...

South Africa look for special Kagiso Rabada to topple England once more | Sport

English crowds will miss out on the thrill of watching Dale Steyn snake in to bowl this summer...

Kenya makes u-turn on sugar imports :: Kenya

Dockworkers off-loading some of the six thousand metric tons of sugar from the MV Tiau Shou soon after...

The Standard – Kenya: Kenyan rugby should not go down the cricket way | The Standard

Kenya's Andrew Amonde and South Africa's Dylan Sage, right, in action during day one of the London Sevens...

Microsoft to deliver cloud from data centres in Africa :: Kenya

Microsoft to deliver intelligent Microsoft Cloud. (Photo: Courtesy)Microsoft revealed plans to deliver the complete, intelligent Microsoft Cloud for...

East Libyan forces launch strikes after air base attack – Reuters

East Libyan forces have targeted rival brigades with a series of air strikes in the southern region of...

Egypt Unexpectedly Raises Rates as IMF Urges Action on Inflation

by and May 21, 2017, 4:16 PM EDT Egypt’s central bank unexpectedly raised interest rates in an effort...

Sevens gives Scotland first win over NZ – SuperSport

Scotland's sevens side became the first team from the country in more than a hundred years to beat...

CBE raises interest rate 2%, defying all predictions

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to raise the overnight deposit rate, overnight lending rate, and the rate...

Northamptonshire vs South Africa – Highlights & Stats

Tom Sole's brave half-century late in the day was not quite enough to punish a laboured display by...

Cristiano Ronaldo scored as Real Madrid were crowned La Liga champions – News

Posted: 21 May 2017 Time: 22:06 Real Madrid have been crowned champions of Spain after a routine 2-0...

Mpumalanga province, South Africa

Mpumalanga – “the place where the sun rises” – is a province of spectacular scenic beauty and an...

Ronaldo leads Real to 33rd La Liga title – SuperSport

Real Madrid won their 33rd La Liga title and first for five years as Cristiano Ronaldo's 40th goal...