Day: May 29, 2017

South Sudan gets new UN force commander

May 29, 2017 (JUBA) – The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has a new force commander,...

Cameroon native recalls long road that led to Clemens graduation

Photo: Edward A. Ornelas, Staff / San Antonio Express-News Portrait of Clemens High School senior Mario Tcheukado, 17,...

What Africa can do for its own investment prospects

South Africa and Nigeria are the largest economies in Africa. Together they represent 60% of the continent’s GDP...

#HannahCornelius: Stellenbosch campus shaken up by student’s murder

Cape Town – Students at the University of Stellenbosch are filled with fear after the hijacking and murder...

Nigeria’s Corruption with a small ‘c’

By Patrick Dele ColeI OFTEN protest vehemently  when Nigeria is characterised as corrupt. I still insist that there are many...

Rabada sparks England slump – South African Broadcasting Corporation

South African Broadcasting CorporationRabada sparks England slumpSouth African Broadcasting CorporationFast bowler Rabada took four wickets for 12 runs...

Ethiopia at tipping point as Congress mulls human rights bill

Ethiopia has been under a state of emergency decree since October 2016. That decree imposes “draconian restrictions on freedom of expression, association,...

Kenya: Presidential Aspirant Held for Attempted Suicide, Police Say – AllAfrica.com

Police are holding in custody an Independent presidential aspirant Peter Solomon Gichira for allegedly attempting to commit suicide...

A season of openness and probity by Uche Madu ▷ NAIJ.COM

Editor's note: In this piece, Uche Madu, from Leadership Institute in Badagary Lagos has said that the Nigerian...

Malawi, Tanzania border dispute flares up again

Nairobi. – A 50-year-old diplomatic row between Malawi and Tanzania over the ownership of resource-rich Lake Nyasa/Malawi has...

A fat nation: Urban Zimbabwe’s descent to obesity

Bruce NdlovuIt is a weekly ritual enacted without fail in one of Bulawayo’s thriving major fast food outlets....

Thousands to celebrate Father Zimbabwe’s life

The late VP NkomoMashudu Netsianda Bulawayo BureauTHOUSANDS of people from different corners of the country are expected to throng...

Reducing cost of doing business: Minister unveils action plan

New and existing businesses seeking documentation for their operations should be able to do so within a relatively...

Egypt to press ahead with air strikes after Christians attacked | Reuters

By Ahmed Aboulenein | CAIRO CAIRO Egypt made clear on Monday that it planned to press ahead with...

Violence erupts in KwaMashu – Times LIVE

Violence erupts in KwaMashu Jeff Wicks | 2017-05-29 21:43:29.0 Part of the KwaMashu Hostel. File photo Image by:...

Bolder Boulder 2017: Tanzania’s Gabriel Geay edges past United States’ Leonard Korir for win in men’s pro race

Tanzania's Gabriel Geay, right, out-kicked the United States' Leonard Korir, left, to win the men's pro race on...

Bolder Boulder 2017: Ethiopia’s Mamita Daska wins fifth women’s pro crown

Natosha Rogers is somewhat of an anomaly on the local distance running circuit. Rogers has spent the bulk...

Tanzania enhances screening facilities against Ebola – Xinhua

DAR ES SALAAM, May 29 (Xinhua) -- Tanzanian authorities said on Monday they have acquired facilities worth 750,000...

Egypt carries out new airstrikes in Libya – commanders — RT News

Egypt has continued airstrikes in Libya targeting the Islamist-controlled city of Derna, Libyan commanders have said, confirming witness...

Judgment reserved in Janus Walusz parole case

Judgment has been reserved in the Janus Walusz parole case. Source link : http://www.sabc.co.za/news/a/730aa580415205a78b00abaf664d11c2/Judgment-reserved-in-Janus-Walusz-parole-case--20170529 Author : Publish date...

FAO warns of virus that could wipe out tilapia

A highly infectious disease that could decimate the population of Tilapia, one of Kenya’s most popular fish, has...

Tusker sober up | The Star, Kenya

After a poor start to the 2017 Kenya Premier League, defending champions Tusker are now breathing hard on...

IDB injects CFA3b in Cameroon’s livestock marketing, infrastructure

Published on 29.05.2017 à 22h21 by APA News The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has granted a loan of...

Specialised task team to investigate political killings in KZN

A police task team consisting of members from various units including the Hawks, Crime Intelligence and Special Investigative...

Trump condemns fatal Oregon stabbings; says victims stood against hate

A third man who also came to the aid of the women suffered serious wounds in the attack...

Kenya is ready to take its place in the new world order :: Kenya

Africa is the world’s new frontier for trade and investment. Current indications are that Africa will have business...

Nadal, Djokovic cruise as Muguruza downs ex-champ

Reigning women's champion Garbine Muguruza began her Roland Garros defence with a straight-sets triumph over 2010 winner Francesca...

American among dozens killed in attack on Christians in Egypt

CHICAGO -- A Chicago-area family was mourning the loss of eight relatives killed in Egypt when masked militants...

Egypt’s Sisi approves controversial NGO law | News

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has signed into law a contentious new bill to regulate non-governmental organisations, making it...

EU imposes sanctions on nine in DR Congo

The people targeted by asset freezes and travel bans "hold positions of responsibility in the state administration and...

Judicial Commission of Inquiry into 'State Capture' on the cards

The ANC has accepted a proposal for the establishment of a Judicial Commission of Inquiry, into State Capture....

Putin visits France for talks; Macron does not give an inch

Versailles - Flexing his diplomatic muscles, French President Emmanuel Macron said he had "extremely frank, direct" talks with...

Norway to digitise Nigerian literature

The National Library of Norway said Monday it would digitise literature from Nigeria following a seemingly unprecedented agreement...

Ethiopian to Fly Non-Stop to Singapore

Ethiopia’s flag carrier, Ethiopian Airlines, disclosed it will start a non-stop flight to Singapore. The airline will start...

NEMA Evacuates 270 Nigerian Refugees From Cameroon – CHANNELS TELEVISION

CHANNELS TELEVISIONNEMA Evacuates 270 Nigerian Refugees From CameroonCHANNELS TELEVISIONThe 270 refugees who are mostly women and children were...

NEMA Evacuates 270 Nigerian Refugees From Cameroon • Channels Television

Some Nigerian refugees who recently returned from Cameroon have been moved from the Internally Displace Persons’ camp in...

Ghana: Why Do We Do Us In? – AllAfrica.com

Ghana: Why Do We Do Us In?AllAfrica.comIn the field of soccer, Ghana is now found lost in the...

Ghana: Danger in Kumasi – Residents Call for Ministerial Intervention

By Sebastian R. FreikuThe leaders of the Mfantse communities in Oforikrom, Oforikrom Extension (Anloga), Susanso, Bomso and Ahensan...

Akeredolu backs restructuring, urges improved democratic values in Nigeria

The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has expressed his support for the restructuring of Nigeria as a step...

Egypt hopes new residency-for-deposits system will boost investments

Egypt hopes new residency-for-deposits system will boost investments Author: Rania Rabeaa Elabd Posted May 29, 2017 CAIRO — In...