Day: May 31, 2017

Letter from Africa: Why a new word in Ghana spells trouble

Image copyright AFP Image caption "Galamsey" is apparently a corruption of "gather and sell" In our series of...

Aides of Ivory Coast Parliament Speaker Questioned About Arms Cache

ABIDJAN, IVORY COAST —  Authorities in Ivory Coast have questioned two senior military officers close to parliamentary speaker...

A Tourist’s Guide to Soweto

Soweto has had an infamous history which played a huge role in the liberation of the South African...

DMA Nigeria vows to sanitise modeling industry with right perception

By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA — A modeling firm, Diamond Modeling Agency, DMA Nigeria, has vowed to sanitise the modeling...

Govt says trustworthy, begs for more cash

GOVERNMENT has pleaded with the United Nations Development Programme, (UNDP), to lure more humanitarian and development funding from...

Coke Studio Africa gets bigger

Own CorrespondentThe Coca-Cola Company, through their music flagship show “Coke Studio”, has merged Coke Studio Africa and Coke...

Ghana’s Kwesi Appiah signs for Wimbledon

AFC Wimbledon have completed the signing of Crystal Palace's Ghana international Kwesi Appiah, the League One side confirmed...

Metuchen softball scores three in first, beats New Egypt 3-2 for CJ, Group 1 crown (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

PLUMSTED TOWNSHIP -- If any fans were an inning late to the NJSIAA/Wilson Sporting Goods Central Jersey, Group...

How ANC presidential elections trump South Africa’s constitution

South Africa’s Constitution is clear on a number of issues related to the relationship between the country’s parliament...

South Africa reveal T20 name, logo

South Africa's planned high-profile Twenty20 league will be named the T20 Global League, Cricket South Africa announced on...

Coke Studio uniting African artistes

Showbiz ReporterTHIS year’s season of renowned music collaboration reality show, Coke Studio Africa promises to be a melting...

Trump Expected to Pull U.S. From Paris Climate Accord

The exit of the United States, the world’s largest economy and second-largest greenhouse gas polluter would not dissolve...

Mathews unlikely to face South Africa

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews is set to miss his team's Champions Trophy opener against South Africa due...

Best snorkeling spots in South Africa

With South Africa’s vast expansive coastline there really is a lot to explore from the warm waters of...

Macadamia Nut Craze Transforms Farmland in South Africa’s East

by May 31, 2017, 6:00 PM EDT Booming demand for macadamias is transforming farmland in eastern South Africa,...

Uganda: Court Finds Ex-Prime Minister’s Office Accountant Guilty Corruption – AllAfrica.com

Court in Kampala has found Geoffrey Kazinda, a former principal accountant in the Office of the Prime Minister,...

Improving Care & Response in Nigeria

The journey of EMS care in Nigeria has been a long and challenging one. Before 1995, ambulances in...

Cricket: South Africa begin quest for glory after a blip in Champions Trophy appetisers

South Africa arrived in England in May brimming with swagger and confidence. And why not? Since 2016, and...

Tanzania to formulate law to control tobacco related diseases – Xinhua

DAR ES SALAAM, May 31 (Xinhua) -- The government of Tanzania said on Wednesday plans were afoot to...

Ghana: Parents Who Attack Teachers On Duty Must Be Arrested, Prosecuted – Forum

By Michael BoatengAtronie — Parents and other stakeholders who attended a forum at Atronie in the Brong Ahafo...

Before all else, we are Kenyan

My father President Jomo Kenyatta once said: “Unity cannot be taken for granted.” We are celebrating this year’s...

Ghana: Osafo Maafo Dumped – allAfrica.com

By Maxwell OforiAfter leading the financial wing of the Kufuor government to transform the then shattered economy of...

Ghana: Nurses, Midwives Want Galamsey Pits Covered

By Michael BoatengKintampo — Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association in the Brong Ahafo region has urged the...

Ghana: Road Crashes On Ascendency in Assin

By Naabenyin Joojo AmissahResidents in the sprawling township of Assin Damang and its immediate environs have expressed concern...

Ghana: JB Danquah ‘Killers’ Not Free – AG

By Inusa Musah and Suad YakubuMadam Gloria Akuffo, Attorney General (AG) and Minister for Justice, has explained that...

World’s largest pyramid isn’t in Egypt

May 31, 2017, 5:12 PM 6,733 When we think of Egypt, its great pyramids often come to mind....

West Africa: It’s in Ghana’s Interest for Ecowas Integration to Succeed – Prez

President Akufo-Addo says it is in the economic interest of Ghana and her enterprises for the process of...

Ghana: Minister Saves State Gh¢300,000

By Michael BoatengSunyani — The timely intervention of the Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh, in his fight...

Ghana: Chinese Govt to Build Capacity of Railways Ministry

By Gideon AhenkorahChina will offer scholarships and training programmes to 20 technical staff of the Ministry of Railways...

Ghana: Nana Mourns Murdered Soldier

By Inusa MusahPresident Akuffo-Addo has expressed disgust at the mob attack on Captain Maxwell Mahama, a military officer...

Ivory Coast army chief meets mutineers in their barracks

By Afp Published: 17:08 EDT, 31 May 2017 | Updated: 17:08 EDT, 31 May 2017 Ivorian chief of...

Man, 45, kicked out of father’s home :: Kenya

A court has ordered a 45-year-old man to leave his father's compound and move to the land he...

Tiwa Savage trolled for disrespecting ‘Ghana National Flag’

By Benjamin Njoku & Adetutu Adesoji MAVIN Records First lady, Tiwa Savage, has been trolled by fans for...

Musk to quit advisory panels if Trump withdraws from climate deal

Musk to quit advisory panels if Trump withdraws from climate deal AFP | 2017-05-31 21:05:24.0 Elon Musk serves...

Zimbabwe: Counting The Invisible: Girls’ & Realities Technical Report – Zimbabwe

1.1 Introduction In 2016, in an effort to further the global understanding of adolescent girls’ rights, Plan International...

Five of the Best Vineyards in the Western Cape

The Western Cape has always been a big crowd puller in South Africa. Apart from its abundance of...

Kidnapped Nigerian lawmaker regains freedom

A House of Representatives member, Garba Durbunde, who was abducted early Tuesday has regained freedom. The spokesperson of...

8 killed as armoured vehicle runs over explosives in Lamu :: Kenya

One of the armoured personnel carriers being used for patrol in Lamu, Mandera and Baringo.  Seven police officers...

Gambia/Ghana: Senior Scorpions to Camp in Ghana Ahead of Benin Fight

The Senior National Team of The Gambia will be camped in the Ghanaian City of Accra, where they...

Nigeria drop Moses for Bafana qualifier

Abuja - Nigeria have left out Chelsea star Victor Moses from their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier...