Year: 2018

Mystique of the masks - The Gleaner

Many Cameroonians sceptical as elections approach - Mail & Guardian

For those of us outside of Africa, African masks can hold a certain aesthetic appeal or mysterious lure....

Côte d'Ivoire: des voiturettes solaires pour remplacer les taxis-brousse

Côte d'Ivoire: des voiturettes solaires pour remplacer les taxis-brousse

Mais les ambitions écologiques de Jacqueville se heurtent à une réalité énergétique bien différente au niveau national: la...

Libya's latest militia-on-militia fighting leaves 10 dead

Libya's latest militia-on-militia fighting leaves 10 dead

Libyan authorities say the latest bout of fighting between rival militias in the capital Tripoli has left 10...

US airstrike kills 18 al-Shabab after US attacked in Somalia Source: AP - Fox 23

US airstrike kills 18 al-Shabab after US attacked in Somalia Source: AP - Fox 23

A U.S. military airstrike has killed 18 al-Shabab extremists after U.S. and local forces on the ground came...

South Sudanese president arrives in Khartoum for official visit - Xinhuanet

South Sudanese president arrives in Khartoum for official visit - Xinhuanet

"At the invitation of President Omar al-Bashir, South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit just arrived in Khartoum," Al-Dirdiri...

Mandela's grandson attends South African Heritage Day in Doha - The Peninsula

Many Cameroonians sceptical as elections approach - Mail & Guardian

DOHA: Mandla Mandela, grandson of the late global unity and freedom icon Nelson Mandela, urged his compatriots in...

Des zones franches pour attirer les investisseurs en Afrique

Des zones franches pour attirer les investisseurs en Afrique

We are equally delighted that the first annual meeting outside Morocco is held here in Ivory Coast "...

Caf bans Guinean referee Baba Leno for ten years

Caf bans Guinean referee Baba Leno for ten years

The Confederation of African Football's latest ruling is the result of an ongoing investigationGuinean referee Baba Leno has...

Kenya/Ethiopia: Wanyama Returns to Harambee Stars Squad for Ethiopia Tie

Kenya/Ethiopia: Wanyama Returns to Harambee Stars Squad for Ethiopia Tie

By David KwalimwaVictor Wanyama is set to captain Kenya in the back-to-back 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying...

Ethiopia hotel expansion unabated - More developments searching for investors - Hospitality Net

Ethiopia hotel expansion unabated - More developments searching for investors - Hospitality Net

Ethiopia once again heads the league for hotel development in East Africa, according to a regional focus from...

Eritrea peace deal could offer hope for reforms, says UN expert - Ekklesia Daily News

Eritrea peace deal could offer hope for reforms, says UN expert - Ekklesia Daily News

The peace agreement between Eritrea and Ethiopia raises hopes that human rights will be at the centre of...

South Africa: I Turned Jik Into Jesus' Blood Before Administering It to Church Members, Pastor Now Claims

South Africa: I Turned Jik Into Jesus' Blood Before Administering It to Church Members, Pastor Now Claims

By Thomas MatikoA controversial South African pastor who is at the center of a recent incident in which...

West Africa: Mainone, Orange Deal Targets Cable Extension Into Francophone West Africa

Mystique of the masks - The Gleaner

By Chike OnwuegbuchiMainone partnership with French Telecoms company, Orange will see the French telecoms giant co-invest in two...

5 Trips Around South Africa That You Should Take When You Retire

Mystique of the masks - The Gleaner

When your retirement comes one thing that might tantalise your buds is the prospect of not having to...

Egypt court orders release of former president's sons

Egypt court orders release of former president's sons

An Egyptian court on Thursday ordered the release from detention of former president Hosni Mubarak's two sons who...

Egypt call-up 12 foreign based players for Swaziland 2019 AFCON qualifiers in October - News

Egypt call-up 12 foreign based players for Swaziland 2019 AFCON qualifiers in October - News

Posted: 21 September 2018 Time: 11:30 Egypt head coach Javier Aguirre has called up 12 foreign-based stars ahead of...

Nigeria: Kudos to Nigerian Prisons Service

Nigeria: Kudos to Nigerian Prisons Service

editorial The Prisons Service deserves a pat for winning the Confucius Award After a barrage of negative reports,...

Zimbabwe: Race Against Time to Curb Cholera

Zimbabwe: Race Against Time to Curb Cholera

By Andrew KunamburaStewart Murambiwa's snow-white teeth appear too big for his mouth; his arms and limbs look like...

Zimbabwe: Move Off the Streets, Vendors Told

Zimbabwe: Move Off the Streets, Vendors Told

The Harare City Council has told vendors operation in the streets of Harare to "voluntarily" move off the...

South Africa: As Internal Polls Confirm His Personal Popularity, Emboldened Ramaphosa Moves to Outflank Plotters' Cabal

South Africa: As Internal Polls Confirm His Personal Popularity, Emboldened Ramaphosa Moves to Outflank Plotters' Cabal

analysis By Ferial HaffajeeDaily Maverick spoke to officials close to President Cyril Ramaphosa and found out why he...

Zimbabwe: Police, Council Fail to Clear Harare of Vendors Again - Defiant Traders Back On the Streets

Zimbabwe: Police, Council Fail to Clear Harare of Vendors Again - Defiant Traders Back On the Streets

By Leopold MunhendeFor the umpteenth time, a joint operation to rid the capital's streets of illegal vendors between...

Nine dead as fresh clashes erupt near Libya capital

Nine dead as fresh clashes erupt near Libya capital

Nine people including two civilians were killed near the Libyan capital on Thursday in fresh fighting between rival...

Africa: Indebted Africa Returns to the International Monetary Fund

Africa: Indebted Africa Returns to the International Monetary Fund

analysis By Peter FabriciusDespite - or is it perhaps because of - increasing volumes of Chinese financing to...

Kenya's Viusasa Wants to Be the One-Stop Shop for Local Content That Kenyans Love but the Data Price Barrier Has Yet to Crumble

Kenya's Viusasa Wants to Be the One-Stop Shop for Local Content That Kenyans Love but the Data Price Barrier Has Yet to Crumble

George Waititu is the CEO, Content Aggregation which has launched Kenya's Viusasa. It wants to become the local...

Ghana: Igniting Public Space At the Chale Wote Street Art Festival in Accra

Ghana: Igniting Public Space At the Chale Wote Street Art Festival in Accra

analysis By Ruth Simbao, Rhodes UniversityFor the past eight years at the end of every August the James...

Kenya: Sonko Forms Task Force to Probe Pumwani in 30 Days

Kenya: Sonko Forms Task Force to Probe Pumwani in 30 Days

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has set up a task force to probe management and financial problems at Pumwani...

Winger William Twala could be heading out at Free State Stars - News

Winger William Twala could be heading out at Free State Stars - News

Posted: 21 September 2018 Time: 10:22 KickOff.com has learnt  that Free State Stars are set to meet with winger William...

McGregor promotes fight, whiskey at raucous press conference

McGregor promotes fight, whiskey at raucous press conference

(Reuters) - Conor McGregor sipped whiskey and boasted he would need just one round to defeat Khabib Nurmagomedov...

Africa innovation narrative is a distraction from Africa problems — Quartz Africa

Africa innovation narrative is a distraction from Africa problems — Quartz Africa

In some striking ways Africa is the most “stable” economic region of the world. (Whilst most of our...

Nigeria: Buhari Lacks Vision, Capacity to Develop Nigeria - Saraki

Nigeria: Buhari Lacks Vision, Capacity to Develop Nigeria - Saraki

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson (L), heartily welcomes the visiting Senate President and PDP Presidential Aspirant, Dr....

South Africa: Ex-SARS Exec to 'Rogue Unit' Journalist - 'My Life Is Destroyed'

South Africa: Ex-SARS Exec to 'Rogue Unit' Journalist - 'My Life Is Destroyed'

A former South African Revenue Service (SARS) executive confronted journalist Stephan Hofstatter at the launch of his book,...

How To Make The Perfect Stringer Tank By Evan Centopani

How To Make The Perfect Stringer Tank By Evan Centopani

Evan Centopani gives a simple explanation and demonstration on how to convert an old or new T shirt...

Ghana flooding kills 34 during heavy rains

Mystique of the masks - The Gleaner

By AFPMore by this Author At least 34 people have died in northern Ghana during flooding caused by...

Zimbabwe: Public Media Protects the National Interest

Zimbabwe: Public Media Protects the National Interest

editorial A consistent, refrain from the local opposition, among its litany of demands for reforms, is that it...

Uganda's Bobi Wine arrives home under police escort

Mystique of the masks - The Gleaner

By DAILY MONITORMore by this Author Ugandan musician turned politician, Mr Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine, arrived at...

UPDATE: Shade thrown over national airline launch suspension in Nigeria

UPDATE: Shade thrown over national airline launch suspension in Nigeria

The relaunch of Nigeria's carrier has been delayed indefinitely. (Photo: iStock) Leading figures in Nigeria's aviation industry voiced...

Aubameyang's father named new co-coach of Gabon

Aubameyang's father named new co-coach of Gabon

LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Former captains Pierre Aubame and Daniel Cousin have been named as co-coaches of Gabon after...

Kenya: City Nurses Tell of Misery of Working at Pumwani Hospital - Photos

Kenya: City Nurses Tell of Misery of Working at Pumwani Hospital - Photos

By Collins Omulo and Aggrey OmbokiRashid Yusuf sits quietly on a bench outside the social worker's office at...

Zimbabwe: Warriors Move an Inch in FIFA Rankings

Zimbabwe: Warriors Move an Inch in FIFA Rankings

The Zimbabwe Warriors finally moved an inch on the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola world rankings after occupying the same position...

Zimbabwe: Cholera Cases Continue Declining

Zimbabwe: Cholera Cases Continue Declining

By Paidamoyo ChipunzaCases of suspected cholera are beginning to decline in Harare following massive interventions put in place...