Month: September 2018

Revivalists' religious role in slave rebellions led to emancipation - Jamaica Observer

Shabaab claims deadly IED blast in Kenya - The Long War Journal

Contrary to the general acceptance of the idea that slave rebellions brought about the liberation of the slaves,...

Look: first major festival of the Ethiopian religious year - Iol.co.za

Eritrean Fighter Pilot, Escapee, Calls for Justice for Jailed Compatriots - Voice of America

The nation of Ethiopia has a lot to look forward to in their religious year, and it's not...

Martin Henry | Holness' pitch for peace, leaving war behind - The Gleaner

Shabaab claims deadly IED blast in Kenya - The Long War Journal

Prime Minister Andrew Holness' last lick before flying off to the 73rd annual meeting of the United Nations...

Readers write: Examining Genghis Khan, fishing solution, the power of ... - Christian Science Monitor

Eritrean Fighter Pilot, Escapee, Calls for Justice for Jailed Compatriots - Voice of America

The Aug. 20 Monitor Daily article " Dogfish for dinner? Going 'down market' to save a fishery "...

Ethiopia: Mass arbitrary arrests and detentions of youth threaten a new era o... - Amnesty International

Eritrean Fighter Pilot, Escapee, Calls for Justice for Jailed Compatriots - Voice of America

Responding to a statement by Addis Ababa's police commissioner Major General Degefe Bede that nearly 3,000 youths were...

Dispossession of Land on the Basis of Race - LewRockwell.com

Shabaab claims deadly IED blast in Kenya - The Long War Journal

Yes, we are talking about South Africa and the current and planned policy of land dispossession/confiscation without compensation,...

South Africa's land reforms to include tribal territories - ANC official - Reuters

Eritrean Fighter Pilot, Escapee, Calls for Justice for Jailed Compatriots - Voice of America

South Africa's land reforms will include issuing title deeds to small-scale farmers living on tribal lands, a senior...

One On One With Pro Footballer, Niyati Bharucha

One On One With Pro Footballer, Niyati Bharucha

Name: Niyati Bharucha Age: Older than you thinkHeight: Taller than you thinkCurrent weight: Heavier than alternative rock but lighter...

Africa: Melania Trump to Visit 4 African Countries

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

U.S. first lady Melania Trump will visit four countries in Africa next month, on her first major solo...

Africa: U.S. First Lady Melania Trump to Visit Kenya Next Month

Africa: U.S. First Lady Melania Trump to Visit Kenya Next Month

Photo: Andrea Hanks/The White House First Lady Melania Trump and Mrs. Margaret Kenyatta, wife of Kenya’s President Uhuru...

Africa: Exclusive: The Last U.S.-Brokered Peace in Africa

Africa: Exclusive: The Last U.S.-Brokered Peace in Africa

Photo: @fitsumaregaa/Twitter Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and President Isaias Afwerki at the official opening of the Debay Sima...

East Africa:Arab Gulf States in the Horn of Africa - What Role Do They Play? - AllAfrica.com

Eritrean Fighter Pilot, Escapee, Calls for Justice for Jailed Compatriots - Voice of America

Ethiopia and Eritrea didn't pen their peace agreement in Addis Ababa or Asmara, but in Saudi Arabia with...

Documentary Lays Bare the Flight of an African Migrant

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

A Paris-based Ivorian refugee retraced the dangerous route he took through Africa to escape civil war and produced...

English Premier League wrap 22 September 2018 - News

English Premier League wrap 22 September 2018 - News

Posted: 22 September 2018 Time: 18:33 Burnley finally got their campaign off the mark in fine style, while...

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...

UPDATE: Survivor found inside capsized Tanzania ferry; toll hits 209

UPDATE: Survivor found inside capsized Tanzania ferry; toll hits 209

A survivor has been found inside a capsized Tanzanian ferry two days after the disaster on Lake Victoria,...

ICC will not investigate post-poll violence in Gabon

ICC will not investigate post-poll violence in Gabon

The International Criminal Court will not open a formal investigation into claims of post-election violence following the disputed...

Lake Victoria Tanzania ferry disaster: Survivor found in air pocket

Lake Victoria Tanzania ferry disaster: Survivor found in air pocket

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption'The next thing I knew I was in the water'A...

WATCH: Survivor found inside capsized Tanzania ferry; toll hits 167

WATCH: Survivor found inside capsized Tanzania ferry; toll hits 167

A survivor has been found inside a capsized Tanzanian ferry two days after the disaster on Lake Victoria,...

Murray to end season after playing in Shenzhen and Beijing

Murray to end season after playing in Shenzhen and Beijing

(Reuters) - Andy Murray will end his season after playing in the Shenzhen and Beijing tournaments over the...

South Africa: Breaking - Minister Edna Molewa Has Died - Reports

South Africa: Breaking - Minister Edna Molewa Has Died - Reports

Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa has died, the SABC reported on Saturday. She was 61 years old....

South Africa: Dramatic Decline in Number of Rhino Poaching - Department

South Africa: Dramatic Decline in Number of Rhino Poaching - Department

A dramatic decline in the number of rhinos poached has been recorded since the start of 2018, compared...

South Africa: Ramaphosa Off to UN in New York in First Visit as SA President

South Africa: Ramaphosa Off to UN in New York in First Visit as SA President

President Cyril Ramaphosa will join a number of world leaders in New York in the US as he...

South Africa: Govt, Stakeholders to Meet Over Rising Levels of Violence in Schools

South Africa: Govt, Stakeholders to Meet Over Rising Levels of Violence in Schools

Government is calling on all stakeholders to come together and address the escalating levels of violence in schools....

Kenya: Matatu Operators in Nairobi to Slash Fares

Kenya: Matatu Operators in Nairobi to Slash Fares

By Thomas MatikoMatatu fares could be reduced by Sh10 following into effect of the 8% VAT on Petroleum...

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...

Kenya: Msando's Widow Gets State Job, As Uhuru Rewards Election Losers

Kenya: Msando's Widow Gets State Job, As Uhuru Rewards Election Losers

By Samwel OwinoThe wife of former Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) ICT Manager, the late Chris Msando,...

Kenya: Sonko Finally 'Fixes' Pumwani Maternity Hospital Mess By Renaming Facility After Himself

Kenya: Sonko Finally 'Fixes' Pumwani Maternity Hospital Mess By Renaming Facility After Himself

By Hilary KimuyuNairobi Governor Mike Sonko has arrived at what he terms as a permanent solution to the...

Kenya: City MP in New Push for Legalisation of Marijuana

Kenya: City MP in New Push for Legalisation of Marijuana

By Collins OmuloKibra MP Ken Okoth has joined the campaign to legalise the use and cultivation of cannabis...

Nigeria: PDP Will Surprise APC in 2019 - Bwacha

Nigeria: PDP Will Surprise APC in 2019 - Bwacha

By Femi BolajiJalingo — Deputy Senate Minority Leader, Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha has said that the Peoples Democratic Party,...

Nigeria: 2019 - I Will Restructure Nigeria If Elected President, Says Tambuwal

Nigeria: 2019 - I Will Restructure Nigeria If Elected President, Says Tambuwal

By Rotimi OjomoyelaA Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) Presiden-tial aspirant and Governor of Sokoto State, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, has assured...

Nigeria: APC is Now What PDP Was Before 2015 - Kwankwaso

Nigeria: APC is Now What PDP Was Before 2015 - Kwankwaso

By Omeiza AjayiAbuja — One of the Presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and a Senator...

Nigeria: NSE Suspends Trading on Skye Bank Shares

Nigeria: NSE Suspends Trading on Skye Bank Shares

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday officially notified the investing public that Skye Bank Plc shares would...

Nigeria: Battle of Osun - 1.6 Million People Vote for Aregbesola's Successor

Nigeria: Battle of Osun - 1.6 Million People Vote for Aregbesola's Successor

By Emmanuel Aziken, Gbenga Olarinoye and Dirisu YakubuThe stage is set for today's governorship election in Osun State...

Nigeria: Ambode - APC Govs Mobilise to Surprise Tinubu in Osogbo

Nigeria: Ambode - APC Govs Mobilise to Surprise Tinubu in Osogbo

By Charles KumoluEfforts at saving the re-election bid of Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode seemed to have...

Absa Premiership match report Baroka v Orlando Pirates 22 September 2018 - News

Absa Premiership match report Baroka v Orlando Pirates 22 September 2018 - News

Posted: 22 September 2018 Time: 13:06 Baroka FC will be hoping to revive their campaign at the expense...

The United Nations that Kofi Annan served pays tribute

The United Nations that Kofi Annan served pays tribute

Two secretaries-general and diplomats from the world that Kofi Annan served for nearly 45 years paid tribute to...

Raw sewage in streets: Cholera is Zimbabwe's latest crisis

Raw sewage in streets: Cholera is Zimbabwe's latest crisis

Raw sewage flows freely in some streets of Zimbabwe's capital, posing a deadly challenge to the recently elected...

Absa Premiership match report Golden Arrows v Chippa United 22 September 2018 - News

Absa Premiership match report Golden Arrows v Chippa United 22 September 2018 - News

Posted: 22 September 2018 Time: 13:02 Golden Arrows take on Chippa United eager to return to winning ways...

Tanzania: Death Toll in Lake Victoria Tragedy Reaches 196

Tanzania: Death Toll in Lake Victoria Tragedy Reaches 196

Photo: The Citizen Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa at the accident scene. By Emmanuel MtengwaDar es Salaam — The...