Day: October 17, 2018

Zimbabwe:’Capitalise On Mining Boom’ – AllAfrica.com

Mines and Mining Development Minister Winston Chitando has challenged the local manufacturing industry to quickly position itself for...

Two arrested over death of Ugandan woman in Jordan – Daily Monitor

Juliet Nakiyemba, 31, was trafficked to Jordan for 'greener pastures' and her two kidneys removed before her body...

Kanye West’s celebrity endorsement good for Uganda, says minister Kamuntu – Daily Monitor

American rapper Kanye West and his wife, Kim Kardashian during their meeting with President Museveni at State House...

.com | Murder accused Colin Booysen, bodyguards’ bail finalisation postponed – News24

Cape Town taxi fleet owner Colin Booysen was furious on Wednesday that he and his two bodyguards were...

Banks around the world are cashing in on an untapped market -… – CFR.org

Access to a bank account is transforming women's lives and boosting economies from Nigeria to Tanzania to Vietnam....

Hamas denies firing rockets, ‘regrets’ cancellation of Egypt intel visit – Jerusalem Post

Deputy chairman of Hamas's political bureau Musa Abu Marzouk talks during an interview in Cairo on August 9.....

Central African Republic: ‘Why a grenade couldn’t stop our music’

Image copyright Adrienne Surprenant Image caption Musician Emmanuel Ngallos and his band use music to spread a message...

Landmines: Will they continue to kill thousands?

Boko Haram militants in Nigeria lay improvised mines that kill scores of children. Across the globe from Cambodia...

Information Dissemination in Nigeria requires dynamic mechanism – Lai Mohammed – Vanguard

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said on Wednesday in London that information dissemination in...

Sauti Gives Voice and Handycams to Refugee Women in Uganda – Denver Westword

When humanitarian, teacher and filmmaker Gayle Nosal first ventured into the Kyangwali Refugee Settlement in Uganda, she found...

‘Other Nobel’ Goes To Amazingly Humble Surgeon In South Sudan – National Public Radio

Evan Atar Adaha, surgeon and medical director at a hospital in South Sudan, accepts the U.N.'s Nansen Refugee...

‘Other Nobel’ Goes To Amazingly Humble Surgeon In South Sudan – New Hampshire Public Radio –

Evan Atar Adaha, surgeon and medical director at a hospital in South Sudan, accepts the U.N.'s Nansen Refugee...

American artist accused of stealing from South African photographers – CBS News

CBS News foreign correspondent Debora Patta reports one of South Africa's most revered photographers is Peter Magubane, who...

South Africa’s Ramaphosa orders inquiry at $142 billion state pension fund – Reuters

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday appointed a judicial inquiry into the 2 trillion rand state pension...

Côte d’Ivoire : Voici les résultats complets et détaillés des municipales

Résultats complets municipales Côte d'Ivoire : Victoire du RHDP aux Elections en Côte d'Ivoire, le PDCI en embuscade...

South Africa:’Snake Pastor’ Feeds Dog Meat to Congregants for Communion – AllAfrica.com

Controversial "snake pastor" Penuel Mnguni who has fed snake and rat to his congregants has now chosen dog...

Father of midwife murdered by Boko Haram hails her humanitarian work

The father of a young midwife executed by Boko Haram has blasted the jihadists for killing his daughter,...

EXPLAINER: Why DRC’s latest Ebola outbreak is worrying

The World Health Organisation is announcing on Wednesday whether Democratic Republic of Congo's latest outbreak of the deadly...

Victims of Zimbabwe’s Post-Election Violence Seek Justice – Voice of America

Adrian Munjere, 31, says he is lucky to be alive after a stray bullet from an assault rifle...

Uganda:New Era As Uganda Unveils High-Tech, Iconic Bridge – AllAfrica.com

President Museveni and Mr Masahisa Sato, the State Foreign Affairs Minister of Japan, will today gather in Jinja...

South Africa:10-Year-Old Boy Rescues Mother, Cousin From Fire – AllAfrica.com

A ten-year-old rescued his mother and two-year-old cousin from a shack fire in which his infant nephew, Athaluve...

South Africa:Omotoso Trial – Cheryl Zondi’s Proud Father Speaks – AllAfrica.com

It was an emotional moment in the Eastern Cape High Court as father and daughter embraced when witness...

Kenya:Economic Growth Looking Up – World Bank – AllAfrica.com

Kenya's economy is projected to grow by 5.8 per cent next year supported by strong remittance inflows and...

Sisi stresses strength of Egyptian-Russian strategic relations – Egypt Today

On his part, the Russian president declared that Egyptian-Russian ties grew on all levels and scales, especially in...

Cameroon:The Fight Against Breast Ironing

It's an old and painful practice. But even today, young girls in Cameroon have their breasts bound or...

Côte d’Ivoire : Locales 2018, le Gouvernement annonce 5 morts et entend sanctionner tous les …

Côte d'Ivoire : Locales 2018, le Gouvernement annonce 5 morts et entend sanctionner tous les acteurs qui seront...

Two dead including child in Tunisia floods

Flash flooding in central Tunisia killed at least two people including a six-year-old child on Wednesday, the interior...

Benin’s ‘chicken king’ to be no-show at drugs trial: lawyer

Benin tycoon and opposition politician Sebastien Ajavon will not be in court on Thursday to face drugs charges,...

Tanzania:Tourist Arrivals to Reach Over 500,000 By Dec – AllAfrica.com

THE number of tourists visiting Zanzibar will most likely surpass 500,000 by December this year, a minister has...

Nigerian midwife killed by militants is mourned, Red Cross says it refused to… – Reuters

The family and colleagues of a Nigerian aid worker who was killed by her Islamist militant kidnappers mourned...

Nigeria:How A ‘Magic’ Ointment is Preventing Deaths in Newborns – AllAfrica.com

Sarkin Gagi, Alhaji Umar Jabbi with his newborn baby. In his hand is a Chlorhexidine gel which is...

Côte d’Ivoire/ JMA 2018 : Plaidoyer pour la réduction des inégalités entre hommes et femmes afin …

Au regard des données du Plan national de développement (PND 2016-2020), en Côte d'Ivoire, les femmes représentent 67%...

Côte d’Ivoire : les résultats finaux proclamés

Les partisans du candidat du parti démocratique de Côte d'Ivoire (PDCI), qui revendiquent la victoire de leur leader,...

Bobi Wine accuses police of blocking concert

By AFPMore by this Author Ugandan pop star turned opposition MP Bobi Wine on Wednesday accused police of...

Pressure grows in Liberia over US charity in ‘school rape’ storm

Liberian Vice President Jewel Taylor on Tuesday lent her voice to demands for a probe into a US...

US airstrike wiped out al-Shabaab camp, intel officials say

Somali intelligence officials say the largest US military airstrike against al-Shabaab extremists in Somalia in nearly a year...

En Côte d’Ivoire, les rivalités politiques renaissent

Les élections locales en Côte d'Ivoire étaient très attendues. Si les municipales et les régionales organisées le 13...

L’ingérence française en Côte d’Ivoire

On prête à Félix Houphouët-Boigny l'invention du terme « Françafrique ». Il faut dire que des combats anticolonialistes...

Zimbabwe:Trust Disburses U.S.$87 Million to Agriculture – AllAfrica.com

The Zimbabwe Agricultural Development Trust has disbursed $87,5 million to almost 530 000 small-holder farmers and agribusinesses, as...

Africa: “A big step forward” for health in the French-speaking world

press release YEREVAN, ARMENIA (12 October 2018) – Today, 57 countries committed to eliminating neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)...