Day: November 18, 2017

U.S. seeks to strengthen ties in trade, counter-terrorism with African countries – Xinhuanet

The United States is looking forward to expanding its relationship with Africa in trade and investment and countering...

Egyptian Activists Detained by Court for Protesting Red Sea Islands Transfer – US News & World Report

A court in Alexandria has ordered the detention of leading rights activist Mahienour el-Massry over charges of illegally...

Palestinians vow to cut off Israeli peace talks after Trump closes group’s Washington post

The Palestinians on Saturday edged closer to a diplomatic standoff with the Trump administration, saying the U.S. is...

Designer Azzedine Alaia, known for clingy style, dies – Washington Times

Tunisian-born designer Azzedine Alaia , a fashion iconoclast whose clingy styles helped define the 1980s and who dressed...

Nigeria:Missing Journalist Found Dead – AllAfrica.com

A photo journalist in Anambra State, Ikechukwu Onubogu, has been found dead four days after he was declared...

Authorities continue search for suspect who killed cop

An intense search continued Saturday for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a rookie police officer. The...

Mugabe ‘has hardly slept since military seized power’, says his nephew

Harare – President Robert Mugabe's nephew Patrick Zhuwawo has reportedly said that his uncle has hardly slept since...

Egypt warns Ethiopia Nile dam dispute is ‘life or death’ – The Times of Israel

Ethiopia is finalizing construction of its first major dam on the Blue Nile to power the Africa's largest...

Egypt warns Ethiopia Nile dam dispute ‘life or death’ – Valley Morning Star

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, for the second time in as many days, delivered on Saturday a stern warning...

The Latest: Southern African bloc to discuss Zimbabwe – NewsOK.com

Zimbabwe's political situation is set to be discussed Tuesday when four countries with the southern African regional bloc...

South Sudan: Famine, War, and Hope – Christianity Today

Three years ago, Mission Aviation Fellowship flew us from Uganda onto a dirt landing strip in Yei South...

47 per cent Ugandans robbed in 2016 – Daily Monitor

A policeman takes two suspects to Arua Police Station recently. According to a Afrobarometer survey, Ugandans feel less...

Today we have won, Zimbabweans cheer during mass rally

Harare – For the first time in nearly 40 years, Zimbabweans from all around the country gathered en...

What $2,000-a-Month Will Get You in Africa’s 10 Biggest Cities

Africa’s real estate industry is flourishing on a daily basis. However, in recent times, various factors, most of...

Zimbabwe crowds rejoice as they demand end to Mugabe rule

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC's Anne Soy spoke to jubilant protesters in Harare.Thousands...

What Trophy Hunting in Africa Does to the Elephants It Leaves Behind

If you were an elephant, you might be puzzling over human behavior this week. On Monday, the animal-rights...

‘Mugabe Must Go’: Thousands in Zimbabwe Rally Against Leader

For some Africans, Mr. Mugabe remains a nationalist hero, a symbol of the struggle to throw off the...

Eritrean diaspora stages protest in the Swedish capital – Al Jazeera

Hundreds of Eritreans gathered outside the embassy of the east African nation in the Swedish capital Stockholm on...

Kashmir: Seven killed in fierce gun battle | News

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir - Six separatists and an Indian air force commando have been killed in a fierce...

Man accidentally shoots self, wife during gun lecture

A man accidentally shot himself and his wife while giving a lecture about guns in places of worship...

Arsenal overpower Spurs in north London derby | Sport

ARSENAL 2 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 0 Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi and Arsenal's Granit Xhaka celebrate after the match. Reuters/Paul ChildsNov...

Nigeria: Kwara Local Govt Elections Sees Good Voters Turnout

Residents of Ilorin turned out in their numbers on Saturday for the local government election held across Kwara....

Zimbabwe: Thousands Mass Into Harare Against Mugabe

By Staff ReporterBLACKS, whites, the old and the young have all came together in Harare this Saturday morning...

Frugal Traveler: A Trip Through the Stunning, Rock-Hewed Churches of Ethiopia – The New York Times

The man, carrying a basket dripping with blood and slick with fresh entrails, was yelling. The sun had...

Nigeria:The Rise and Rise of Med-View Airline – AllAfrica.com

Led by a brilliant aviation aficionado, a local airline that started as a conveyor of pilgrims is set...

South Africa: Heavily Armed Men Gun Down Five People in Shopping Complex

A group of heavily armed gunmen shot and killed five people and injured two more when they stormed...

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri Meets Macron In Paris : The Two-Way : NPR

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri traveled to Paris at the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday....

Suspected jihadists kill at least 6 in northern Burkina Faso – Stars and Stripes

Local government and security officials say suspected jihadists have staged an attack in Burkina Faso's northern Soum province,...

Robert Mugabe: Liberation hero turned despot

By AFPMore by this Author Zimbabwe's veteran leader Robert Mugabe once quipped that he'd rule his country until...

Kenya: Raila Odinga Back in Kenya From U.S. Amid Chaos in Nairobi

Kenya police used teargas to disperse Raila Odinga's supporters who had gathered along Mombasa Road in the capital...

Trump risks hypocrisy charges with Franken attack

President Trump injected himself into the national debate over sexual harassment again, a risky move that opens Trump up to charges...

Tanzania: Jobs and Paid-for Schooling Can Keep Tanzanian Girls From Early Marriages

analysis By Laura StarkSub-Saharan Africa is home to four of the top five countries in early marriage -...

LIVE: #Zimbabwe march: Protesters remove, stomp on Mugabe signs

Zimbabwe: Developments since the military takeover Here is a timeline of the developing political crisis in Zimbabwe, where the...

Cameroon: Fire Ravages Cameroon Parliament

By NDI Eugene NDIA fire destroyed the administration and finance offices of the main building of Cameroon's parliament...

Thousands stage anti-Mugabe demos – Daily Nation

By AFPMore by this Author Thousands of protesters flooded Zimbabwe's streets demanding Robert Mugabe's resignation on Saturday in...

11 Tourists Dead in Tanzania Plane Crush

Eleven Tourists are confirmed dead after a plane crash in Tanzania, this air craft was flying from Arusha...

Africa: Mogae Chairs African of the Year Prize Committee

By Abdullateef SalauA former President of Botswana, Festus G. Mogae has formally assumed the Chair of the Prize...

Zimbabwe: Sport Proves We Are Peaceful People

editorial SPORT plays a very important role in our society and, in these days when our gallant military's...

‘Purity test’ will chase good people from politics

Jessie Balmert, The Cincinnati Enquirer Published 1:37 a.m. ET Nov. 18, 2017 CLOSE The Los Angeles radio anchor...

Is Zimbabwe ready to move on without Mugabe?

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe sits for formal photographs with university officials, after presiding over a student graduation ceremony...