Day: May 28, 2017

MSU students gain a global perspective in South Africa | Local News

While Minnesota State University students and professors built a playground for impoverished South African youths, MSU librarians helped...

Nigeria’s faltering conglomerates may need urgent restructuring

Nigerian conglomerate’s suppressed margins, rising costs and ballooning interest on borrowings pose a threat to growth and calls...

Africa Re awards $25,000 to CEO of the year, two companies

By Favour Nnabugwu, Reporting from Kampala THE third edition of Africa Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) Awards recognized Delphine...

Lessons for Nigeria from Kenya’s solar ecosystem

Kenya’s renewable energy market and ecosystem particularly for solar energy (off grid solar PV and solar home systems)...

Developments in the Ivory Coast – Workers World

Yet another agreement has been reached that is aimed at ending the unrest among military forces in the...

Kenya begins Africa’s tallest building project

CONSTRUCTION of Africa’s tallest building has started in Nairobi, Kenya and is expected to cost about $200 million.The...

Ghana Recommits to Liberia | Liberian Observer

President Sirleaf happily receives her Ghanaian counterpart at RIA A head of the of the upcoming 51st Ordinary Summit...

UN hails Sudan’s efforts to mitigate South Sudan’s humanitarian crisis

May 28, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Secretary-general of the United Nations, António Guterres has praised Sudan’s role in mitigating...

Cameroon’s road control jam-packed with official highway robbers in uniform

The National Gendarmerie claimed recently to have intensified efforts to ensure safety on highways in Cameroon. But a...

Red Bull strategy jumps Ricciardo to third at Verstappen’s expense – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comRed Bull strategy jumps Ricciardo to third at Verstappen's expenseFOXSports.comDaniel Ricciardo celebrates his third place finish on the...

Only Africans can spruce up Africa

Stephen Mpofu CorrespondentEvery year on May 25 Africans celebrate, or merely observe, Africa Freedom Day, or now known as...

Africa needs to stop agonising, organise

KIGALI last week played host to a conference on Pan-Africanism, which took place on the African Liberation Day...

Love and adventure: A memoir of Africa

Jeffrey GettlemanLove, Africa: A Memoir of Romance, War, and Survival. By Jeffrey Gettleman.“Just remember, let’s not get too...

Feature: Dragon Boat Festival brings Uganda, China closer in cultural extravaganza – Xinhua

by Ronald Ssekandi, Yuan Qing ENTEBBE, Uganda, May 28 (Xinhua) -- As the rays of the rising sun...

Egypt says historic foreign investment inflows seen since rate hike

Shutterstock photo (Adds inflows since float) CAIRO, May 28 (Reuters) - Egyptian Central Bank Governor Tarek Amer sought...

South Africa’s Zuma survives no confidence vote in ANC

JOHANNESBURG South Africa President Jacob Zuma defeated a no-confidence motion against him at a meeting of top officials...

Kingdom signs pact to recruit maids from Ethiopia

Saudi Gazette report Jeddah — Minister of Labor and Social Development Ali Al-Ghafis signed a bilateral agreement with...

Zuma threatens ANC NEC not to ‘push him too far’

Johannesburg - A furious President Jacob Zuma has threatened his detractors in the ANC not to "push him...

Paul Biya waking from slumber, acting like a cat on hot bricks

The comportment of the president of La Republique du Cameroun in recent times has been so fascinating to...

Losses mount at Barrick Gold’s Africa subsidiary after export ban

The Africa subsidiary of Barrick Gold Corp. says it is losing more than $1-million (U.S.) in daily revenue...

Camair-Co announces 20% discount for Grand North region

The Cameroon Airlines Corporation (Camair-Co) has announced a 20% cut for flights from and to the three northern...

South Sudanese rebels dismiss claims of joining national dialogue

May 28, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan rebels allied to the country’s former First Vice-President have dismissed as...

Veteran journalist rejects Kiir’s job offer

By JOSEPH ODUHAMore by this Author A South Sudanese veteran journalist, Alfred Taban, has declined President Salva Kiir’s...

Why do Kenyan politicians dance?

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been obsessing with a single question. Why do our politicians dance? At...

Top 10 News Stories For This Week

Share these ten must read news stories today! 10 Things to Know About Africa Day Celebrations on May...

Banking stocks drive NSE bull market

According to the popular definition, a bull market begins when a stock, commodity, or index rises 20 per...

Nephew says Tinley Park man among victims in Egyptian attack on Coptic Christians

A Tinley Park man was among nearly 30 people killed in an Islamic State attack in Egypt Friday...

War-torn Libya seen as militants’ haven after UK, Egypt attacks

The Libya connection in the May 22 Manchester concert suicide bombing and Friday's attack on Christians in Egypt...

Kenya’s main opposition leader cleared to run for presidency as campaigns officially kick off

Kenyan opposition politician Raila Odinga and his running mate Kalonzo Musyoka on Sunday (May 28) presented their election...

Restructuring won’t solve Nigeria’s problems – Catholic cleric

A Catholic Bishop, Kayode Odetoyinbo, has kicked against calls for the restructuring of Nigeria as the only way...

Pressure on Zuma as ANC meets

By AFPMore by this Author South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma faced further opposition at a meeting of his...

Kenya to establish agency to improve fisheries sector

Lake Turkana is the second largest single source of freshwater fish in Kenya. By VINCENT NG'ETHEMore by this...

What people wore to the 2017 Ghana Meets Naija concert ▷ YEN.COM.GH

On Saturday night, Accra stepped out to the Accra International Conference Centre for the annual Ghana Meets Naija...

South Sudan: Govt Frees UN Journalist After Two-year Detention

By Ayen BiorSouth Sudanese authorities released a journalist Thursday who had been detained without charges since August 22,...

Don’t provoke Nigerian soldiers, Falana warns politicians

A rights lawyer, Femi Falana, on Sunday warned members of the political class not to provoke Nigerian soldiers....

Miners brace for unveiling of strict new charter in South Africa

A shake-up to the mining code in South Africa could have a far-reaching impact on miners listed in...

We must sacrifice to make Nigeria great – Osinbajo

*as cleric says coup plotters won’t succeed By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA- Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said on Sunday...

American doctor in Sudan awarded Aurora humanitarian prize

By Associated Press By Associated Press May 28 at 4:20 PM YEREVAN, Armenia — An American doctor who...

Arrogance of South Africans on Africa

Despite several examples of opposition leaders being detained or harassed internationally, DA leader Mmusi Maimane has not remembered...

Ghana 0 Mali 1: Black Starlets fail to lift U-17 Afcon title

The Black Starlets were pipped by the defending champions in their quest to lift the U-17 Afcon trophy...