Day: May 30, 2017

Egypt’s alcohol bans keep stirring controversy

People shop at a liquor store in the Zamalek district of Cairo, Egypt, July 21, 2016.  (photo by MOHAMED...

AWIEF Launches The Inaugural AWIEF Awards 2017

This year the Annual Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Conference and Exhibition will have a third arm,...

Letter from Africa: Why has Kenya’s staple food gone into hiding?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Why are ordinary Kenyans swapping Ugali for chapati? In our series of...

Expect wet Madaraka weekend, says Met

Despite celebrations, Kenyans will likely have a long, gloomy Madaraka weekend as rains are expected to continue into...

OSU Grad, Born In Sudan, Starts Company To Help Children – News9.com – Oklahoma City, OK

STILLWATER, Oklahoma - The company 'Type It Up' was founded by an Oklahoma State University graduate. Ashier Majok received a...

NIGERIA: ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES SHUTDOWN IN ONITSHA FOR BIAFRA

Economic activities in the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra state, south-east Nigeria were shut down Tuesday May 30th;in...

The food situation in Ethiopia is also of great concern

The food situation in Ethiopia is also of great concern 30 May 2017 by David Das Neves, South-South...

Miners Frozen Out as South Africa Readies New Empowerment Rules

Mining companies in South Africa have been frozen out of consultation over regulatory changes that could dilute shareholders,...

Uganda Rights Officials Note Little Government Action on Abuses

KAMPALA, UGANDA —  Last year, Uganda's Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development worked with Parliament to enact...

Sudan’s inflation rate rises to 33,7% in 2017 first quarter

May 30, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s inflation rate has jumped to 33,7% in the first quarter of 2017,...

Attacked for body parts, Tanzanian albino children get new limbs in U.S. | Reuters

PHILADELPHIA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Emmanuel Rutema couldn't keep the smile off his face as he tested out...

Life-saving stickers

Safety stickers on Kenya's notoriously hazardous buses have saved hundreds of lives. Source link : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-40096722 Author :...

Arsenal EXCLUSIVE: Gunners line up Eddie Howe as Arsene Wenger’s long-term successor

GETTY Arsenal chiefs want Eddie Howe to succeed Arsene Wenger Wenger’s two-year deal will be confirmed today after...

Manchester United ready to resist Real Madrid approach for David de Gea | Football

Manchester United have no intention of selling David de Gea, despite Real Madrid’s interest, because the goalkeeper is not...

Big tobacco leaves huge ecological footprint – WHO – The Zimbabwe Mail

The World Health Organization (WHO) logo is pictured at the entrance of its headquarters in Geneva, January 25,...

NTSA rolls out electronic chip windscreen sticker

Car owners will now be obligated to use an electronic chip sticker that allows secure identification and authentication...

50,000 displaced in deadly Brazil floods: authorities

50,000 displaced in deadly Brazil floods: authorities AFP | 2017-05-30 21:08:57.0 Volunteers receive and organise donations for the...

Uganda, Tanzania sign deal for world’s longest heated pipeline :: Kenya

Welder mounts in the trunk pipeline electrochemical protectionUganda and Tanzania have signed a framework agreement on their proposed...

C. Africa violence has displaced 88,000 people, says UN

By AFPMore by this Author Surging violence in Central African Republic has killed hundreds and forced some 88,000...

Conversation with founder of Education for Ethiopia

MASON While juggling a full class schedule at Mason High School and participating in extracurricular activities, Kaleab Jegol...

Miserable mug-shot image will linger for years

Won’t try to tell you what Tiger Woods is thinking at any given moment or why he does...

Attacked for body parts, Tanzanian albino children get new limbs in US

By Ellen Wulfhorst PHILADELPHIA, May 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Emmanuel Rutema couldn't keep the smile off his...

Uganda needs Kenya’s go-ahead for Sh237 billion China rail cash :: Kenya

  Ugandan Finance Minister Matia KasaijaUganda, which wants to start building part of a multi-billion-dollar rail line to...

Zuma, govt officials return to Elsies with more promises

Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma and a convoy of government officials descended on Elsies River on Tuesday...

Egypt’s president attempts to further silence dissent with “draconian” new law – VICE News

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi signed into law a piece of legislation on Monday that implements severe restrictions on NGOs...

Kenyan Challenger Says No Violence If Presidential Vote Is Fair

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga pledged to keep his bid to unseat President Uhuru Kenyatta free of violence,...

DA’s urgent debate on Violence Against Women scheduled for Thursday

DA’s urgent debate on Violence Against Women scheduled for Thursday TMG Digital | 2017-05-30 20:19:09.0 Image by: Gallo...

Canada wins cricket promotion in Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda — Canada is moving up the cricket ladder after finishing runner-up at the ICC World Cricket...

UNHCR – UNHCR refers Kenya staff to police after internal investigation finds fraud at Kakuma camp

An aerial view shows part of the Kakuma refugee camps in Kenya.  © UNHCR/Siegfried Modola UNHCR, the UN Refugee...

UN refugee agency cites 5 for fraud, threats at Kenya camp

The U.N. refugee agency said Tuesday it has turned to Kenyan police for possible criminal prosecution of three...

#HandsOffMapaila! #HambaTsotsis! – Save SA campaign tells pro-Zuma protesters

#HandsOffMapaila! #HambaTsotsis! – Save SA campaign tells pro-Zuma protesters TMG Digital | 2017-05-30 20:00:58.0 Solly Mapaila. File photo....

The DRAMA you MISSED before, during and after Ivan’s burial in Uganda ▷ Tuko.co.ke

- Zari Hassan’s ex-husband Ivan Ssemwanga was laid to rest on Tuesday, May 30 2017 in Uganda- His...

Cosatu praises ‘lead fire extinguisher’ Ramaphosa

Tshwane - The political marriage of Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and trade union federation Cosatu was sealed on...

Egyptian mummy DNA shows Mediterranean, Turkish and European ancestry

(Sandra Steiss/SMB, BPK/Aegyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung) Ancient Egyptians were an archaeologist's dream. They left behind intricate coffins, massive pyramids...

Russians parade in blackface ahead of Cameroon-Germany match | World news

People in blackface and carrying bananas marched in an official parade in Sochi less than a month before...

Meet the glamourous stewards of the new SGR trains :: Kenya

  Train crew members (from left) Teresiah Wamuyu, Mary Mukono and Monica Wanjiru inside the new Standard Gauge...

Ghana president vows justice after mob kills soldier

Accra - Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo said on Tuesday the killers of a soldier who was lynched by...

Amnesty says Egypt law threatens to annihilate rights groups

Cairo - Rights group Amnesty International says a new law ratified by Egypt's president that imposes unprecedentedly harsh...

Diplomats concerned over Rwanda social media controls

Kigali - Western diplomats in Rwanda voiced their concern on Tuesday over an order that presidential candidates must...

South Africa: Woman’s Decomposed Body Found On Table Mountain – AllAfrica.com

A decomposed body of a woman was discovered on Table Mountain in Cape Town on Tuesday morning, Western...