Day: May 24, 2017

Waiting for take-off in West Africa

Image copyright AFP Image caption International airlines dominate air travel in West Africa Flying between the West African...

Delegation from archdiocese heading to Kitui, Kenya

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Tackling unitary features of Nigeria’s federal system

By Ladipo AdamolekunBetween January 1966 and September 1999, the military politicians who ruled Nigeria for close to thirty...

The sex slaves of al-Shabab

When Salama Ali started investigating the disappearance of two younger brothers last year she made an awful discovery...

Ethiopia’s Tedros to be Next Leader of U.N. Health Agency

A woman holds a portrait of Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia, candidate for the position of Director-General of the World...

SIMcardgate shows Uganda would come second in a one-country race – Daily Monitor

Last year, Nigeria's National Space Research and Development Agency announced plans to send a man into space by...

Minister of Economy meets Ugandan minister – The Peninsula

Minister of Economy and Commerce H E Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani met Evelyn Anite, State Minister...

South Africa: The Govt Hasn’t Given Up the Fight for Nuclear – AllAfrica.com

Nuclear energy in South Africa is a highly contested issue; so much so that a court recently ruled...

Egypt cannot endure another revolution, but reform is badly needed

The ongoing attempt to bring Egypt back to the Mubarak era is certainly President Abdul Fattah El-Sisi’s most...

Zimbabwe: Couple Loot Late Brother’s Pension, Jailed – AllAfrica.com

A couple who connived to squander hubby's late brother's $15, 000 pension after throwing the widow out of...

South Africa outbatted, outbowled, outfielder by England

But something special never came, and another loss in Southhampton on Saturday will decide the series and ask...

Egypt blocks 21 websites, including Al Jazeera: state news agency | Reuters

CAIRO Egypt has banned 21 websites, including the main website of Qatar-based al Jazeera television, for "supporting terrorism",...

Amajita out of junior World Cup – South African Broadcasting Corporation

South African Broadcasting CorporationAmajita out of junior World CupSouth African Broadcasting CorporationAmajita have now lost two matches in...

Kenya has not reneged on ban on used clothing, says official – The New Times

A senior Kenyan official, who is in Rwanda for the ongoing East African Manufacturing and Business Summit, has...

Three buses petrol bombed in Roodepoort protest

Three buses petrol bombed in Roodepoort protest TMG Digital | 2017-05-24 22:13:22.0 File photo. Image by: Gallo Images...

East Africa: Region Attracts U.S.$3.4 Billion Investments As It Exploits Oil,… – AllAfrica.com

The discovery of oil, gas and mineral deposits in East Africa has paved the way for ambitious infrastructure...

Between Teddy Afro and me – Jerusalem Post

We Ethiopians do not see our nation merely as a birthplace, or even as just an ancestral land;...

U.S. Homeland Security: no timeline for deciding to expand laptop ban – Reuters

May 24 The U.S. Homeland Security Department said Wednesday the department has no specific timeline for making a...

Manchester bomber’s brother aware of attack plans, says Libyan security force – Milford Mercury

The brother of the alleged Manchester bomber had links to the Islamic State group and was aware of...

Police still negotiating for Ditsobotla municipality mayor’s release

Police still negotiating for Ditsobotla municipality mayor's release Jan Bornman | 2017-05-24 21:54:37.0 Fire raging at Ditsobotla municipal...

WSU’s investigation into racist video hits dead end – Wed, 24 May 2017 PST – The Spokesman-Review

Washington State University police have "hit a dead end" on who created a racist video that surfaced three...

Trump proposes reduction in assistance to Kenya

By AGGREY MUTAMBOMore by this Author United States President Donald Trump has proposed a Sh7 billion cut in...

The greening of Kenya, schools play their part

Teacher Jackson Muvevi was thrilled to attend the Green Initiative Awards ceremony for students from St Martin Kaewa...

Our industry can compete globally

With globalisation and fast changes in technology, the setting in which industry growth occurs keeps changing. Markets have...

Ditsobotla hostage drama: Mayor’s life not threatened – spokesperson

Johannesburg - The life of Ditsobotla Local Municipality mayor, Daniel Buthelezi, who is being held hostage in the...

Only 12 mining engineers available in Ghana; Deputy Min needs over 100

Government is recruiting mining engineers and inspectors as it enters the next stage of the anti-galamsey crusade. For...

ISS Today: Can former liberators lead Africa into the future?

First published by ISS Today During a debate in Johannesburg earlier this month, economist Moeletsi Mbeki – brother...

Analysis: South Africa is stuck in a failing second industrial revolution – Let’s move beyond it

Instead of pursuing opportunities fast emerging in the energy revolution, we seem to want to double down on...

Kenya: Ensure Free, Fair August Poll

A man votes during primaries in Nairobi, Kenya, in late April. April 26, 2017.  © 2016 Reuters /Thomas...

England v South Africa: Eoin Morgan hits century in Headingley win

Morgan magic helps England beat South AfricaFirst one-day international, Headingley:England 339-6 (50 overs): Morgan 107 (93), Moeen 77*...

Singapore collapse against Uganda spinner, Sport News & Top Stories

Singapore's cricketers succumbed to the leg-spin of Mohammed Irfan yesterday, as they lost their World Cricket League Division...

Manchester United defeat Ajax Amsterdam to win 2016/17 Europa League title – News

Posted: 24 May 2017 Time: 23:00 Manchester United beat a youthful Ajax Amsterdam side 2-0 to lift their...

Manchester attack: Suspect’s brother knew all the details of the plot

Cairo - The father and younger brother of the man who British police say bombed an Ariana Grande...

Africa Day: What is it and what does it celebrate?

Posted May 25, 2017 06:55:18 Photo: Africa Day is widely celebrated and is a public holiday in some...

‘We are becoming more brutal than animals’: Thuli Madonsela

‘We are becoming more brutal than animals’: Thuli Madonsela Jan Bornman | 2017-05-24 20:49:28.0 Thuli Madonsela. File photo....

South Sudan wildlife surviving civil war, but poaching and trafficking threats increase

The first aerial assessment of the impact of South Sudan's current civil war on the country's wildlife and...

Tunisia declares ‘war on graft’ after social unrest

Tunis - Tunisia declared a "war on corruption" on Wednesday after the arrest of three businessmen and a...

8 police officers killed by separate bomb blasts in Kenya

Nairobi - Eight Kenyan police officers were killed when their vehicles ran over improvised bombs in two separate...

DA calls for calm in Ditsobotla as mayoral hostage drama unfolds

DA calls for calm in Ditsobotla as mayoral hostage drama unfolds TMG Digital | 2017-05-24 20:43:15.0 Fire raging...

Next army chiefs summit set for Nigeria despite its military’s human rights violations

The sixth African Land Forces Summit of chiefs from military forces around the world is scheduled to be...