Day: May 26, 2017

Free from prison in Egypt, aid worker Aya Hijazi speaks out on her message for Sisi, meeting Trump – PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHourFree from prison in Egypt, aid worker Aya Hijazi speaks out on her message for Sisi, meeting...

As a partner to the G7, Kenya is now an ambassador for Africa

Kenya has been pivotal in global relations for a thousand years. In 1963, two years after I was...

NIGERIA: To restructure or not – Vanguard

VanguardNIGERIA: To restructure or notVanguardNIGERIA is currently wading through a sea of challenges. Apart from economic recession and...

Sadolin recall coaching pair ahead of Uganda Cup semifinal – Daily Monitor

Sadolin Paints will today attempt to reach a maiden Ugandan Cup final by overcoming what appears a huge...

Kiwi in a land of war and hunger – The New Zealand Herald

David Shearer is helping bring order to the lives of those suffering from fighting and famine in South...

South Africa: Northern Cape Serial Rapist Gets Multiple Life Sentences – AllAfrica.com

A man who was found guilty of 34 charges of rape, attempted rape and assault was sentenced to...

Kenya’s Ogiek win land case against government – Al Jazeera

In 2009, the Ogiek filed a case against the Kenyan government for the denial of their land and...

US unveils first state-of-the art American Space in Nigeria

By Vera Anyagafu  US Ambassador to Nigeria Mr. W. Stuart Symington has unveiled Nigeria’s first state-of-the art Priority American...

Africa ‘is not poor, we are stealing its wealth’

This graphic shows various amounts of money being siphoned from Africa by the developed world through various wayAfrica...

Tanzania, Uganda sign construction of crude oil pipeline pact – Xinhuanet

Tanzania and Uganda on Friday signed a 3.55-billion-U.S.-dollar agreement for the construction of a 1,443-km crude oil pipeline...

National Core Subjects Quiz holds seminar for students – GhanaWeb

The National Core Subjects Quiz Seminar 2017 was organized on Friday 26th May, by Verbal Transformers of PALFoundation...

Tears and anger as Egyptian Copts bury attack victims

DEIR EL JERNOUS, Egypt - Mourners sang, women sobbed and men cried out in anger in a packed...

Namibia: Skulls of my People – Al Jazeera

Tribal people of Namibia claim that between 1904 and 1908 Germany perpetrated the first genocide of the 20th...

Correction: Britain-Concert Blast story – The Chronicle-Journal

In some versions of a story May 24 about a raid connected to the Manchester Arena concert bombing,...

G7 leaders turn gaze to Africa, climate harmony elusive | Reuters

By Crispian Balmer and Noah Barkin | TAORMINA, Italy TAORMINA, Italy Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy...

We’re ready to lead Kenya and ‘rectify’ Julibee’s mistakes, NASA leaders say

NASA bosses led by Raila Odinga of ODM and Wiper's Kalonzo Musyoka on Friday accused the Jubilee administration...

Uganda, Tanzania agree deal to build Sh367bn oil pipeline

Uganda and Tanzania signed an agreement on their proposed $3.55 billion (Sh366.75 billion) crude export pipeline on Friday,...

Sen. Young drafts letter asking Ethiopian Prime Minister to reconsider suspension of inter-country adoptions

Jon and Rachel Oren with their son adopted from Ethiopia. Jon and Rachel Oren with their son adopted...

Per Mertesacker insists he is ready for FA Cup final despite making first Arsenal start in 13 months

The last time Per Mertesacker started any football match, for anyone, it was April 2016. Arsenal were facing...

Libya turmoil: Rival armed groups clash in capital, Tripoli

Image copyright AFP Image caption Smoke was seen rising over residential areas where the fighting broke out Libyan...

NJOGU: Role of language in building inclusive Kenya

By KIMANI NJOGUMore by this Author The finalisation and approval of the Culture Bill by the Cabinet now...

Seven partners announced as sponsors of NBA Africa game

JOHANNESBURG – The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) on Friday announced Kwesé...

Egypt hits ‘jihadist camps’ after attack on Coptic Christians

Image copyright EPA Image caption The funeral of some victims killed in the attack took place later in...

Sino-Japan rivalry heats up over Africa, East Asia News & Top Stories

As Japan throws its weight behind the India-led Asia-Africa Growth Corridor initiative, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has taken...

U.S. Ambassador unveils first state-of-the-art American space in Nigeria

The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, on Friday opened Nigeria’s first state-of-the art Priority American Space...

Cultural diversity on display as Auckland celebrates Africa Day

CRAIG HOYLE Last updated 08:57, May 27 2017 SUPPLIED Members of the African community at last year's Auckland Africa...

The Standard – Kenya: Simbas ready for Germans: Rugby Wangila warns the visitors to be prepared for a tough rugby duel | The Standard

Jamie Nava of Spain's Los Leones Is tackled by Joshua Chisanga of Kenya's Simba during the international match...

South Africa ‘A’ set for Yorkshire opener

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa ‘A’ begin their month-long tour of the United Kingdom on Saturday when they face...

Sudan didn’t “reap fruits” of Washington’s decision to ease sanctions: official

May 26, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The deputy governor of the Central Bank of Sudan (CBoS) Badr al-Din Qurashi...

South Sudan Frees UN Journalist After Two-year Detention

South Sudanese authorities released a journalist Thursday who had been detained without charges since August 22, 2014. George...

Exclusive: Aya Hijazi on her surprising meeting with President Trump after release from Egypt prison – PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHourExclusive: Aya Hijazi on her surprising meeting with President Trump after release from Egypt prisonPBS NewsHourIn an...

Nigeria, Corsica friendly ends in stalemate

The Nigerian national team and their Corsica counterparts settled for a 1-1 draw in an international friendly played...

Human rights body reveals more on suspects torture – Daily Monitor

In its latest report, the Uganda Human Rights Commission has confirmed the rising scale of torture in the...

Egypt hits jihadists after attack on Christians kills 28

MINYA, Egypt - Egypt launched six air strikes on jihadist camps in Libya Friday after masked gunmen attacked...

Kenyan jailed in UK for stealing granny’s Sh6 million :: Kenya

KISELLA HILLMANA Kenyan woman has been jailed by a UK court for two years for stealing millions of shillings from an...

Humbled by refugee’s perseverance, courage in Uganda – Uganda

by Rachel Wolverton, Africa Program Coordinator | May 26, 2017 This story comes from the field, where Rachel...

Afrikaans Language Monument – Paarl, South Africa – Atlas Obscura

The Afrikaans language, spoken mainly in South Africa and Namibia, originated as a dialect of Dutch, brought to...

At Least 28 Dead, Many Wounded, After Attack On Christians In Egypt – NPR

At Least 28 Dead, Many Wounded, After Attack On Christians In EgyptNPRThere was another deadly attack on Christians...

What we know about the Manchester attacker’s bomb

Manchester - Manchester suicide bomber Salem Abedi used a powerful explosive device that was painstakingly assembled - likely...

Nothing out of the ordinary about early NEC adjournment: Kodwa

Nothing out of the ordinary about early NEC adjournment: Kodwa Kyle Cowan | 2017-05-26 20:25:22.0 ANC spokesperson Zizi...