Day: October 24, 2018

Kenyan football teen plants trees for goals

Teenage footballer Lesein Yes from Kenya plants a tree for every goal he scores.He combined his love of...

Letter from Africa: I was tortured in The Gambia

Image copyright AFP Image caption Yahya Jammeh ruled The Gambia for 22 years after taking power in a...

#MeToo in Egypt: Women speak out about abuse and harassment

Many women in Egypt suffer sexual harassment and abuse on daily basis.Research by UN Women published in 2013...

Women as Liberia’s Guardians of Peace

Not long ago, images of child soldiers and the nation of Liberia were wedded in the minds of...

Renewed fighting kills at least 10 in Cameroon’s Anglophone region – Channelnewsasia.com

YAOUNDE: Heavy fighting between Cameroon's army and separatist rebels killed at least 10 people, the two sides said...

Cameroon election: Mansion for poll official after Biya victory – BBC News

Cameroon has invited bids to build a new house for the president of the Constitutional Council, two days...

UEFA Champions League wrap 24 October 2018 – News

Posted: 24 October 2018 Time: 23:40 Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund were the big winners in Wednesday night's UEFA...

Ntiro: Girl who shattered glass ceiling for women rights signs out – Daily Monitor

At the national level, the Foundation of Activists for Women's Education in Uganda , accorded her Woman of...

.com | Taxi driver rape case postponed for sentencing – News24

A Gauteng taxi driver, who was previously convicted of 43 rape and kidnapping charges in the South Gauteng...

Kenyans Look for Best Way to Fight Al-Shabab – Voice of America

Members of the Kenya Defense Forces guard the main gate of the Garissa University College compound that was...

Defendant in Tanta terrorist cell case referred to Mufti – Egypt Today

The court scheduled announcing the verdict against the defendant, who allegedly formed the terrorist cell, for November 17,...

Govt plans to put 443 000ha under irrigation – Zimbabwe Situation

Munyaradzi Musiiwa Midlands Correspondent Government has equipped 206 000 hectares with irrigation facilities across the country as it...

Nigeria:Britain Briefs Nigeria On Nnamdi Kanu’s Travelling Documents – AllAfrica.com

The British authorities have briefed the Nigerian government about the temporary travel documents they were about to issue...

Italian dictator Benito Mussolini addresses a crowd in central Italy in 1934. – The Post-Standard

In the spring of 1936, newspapers throughout Upstate New York wrote about strange marriage ceremonies happening throughout the...

Kenya:Revealed: How Army Lost 4,000-Acre Land – AllAfrica.com

How did a little-known entity, claiming to represent squatters, obtain a title deed to 4,000 acres of Kenya...

Somali clan clashes kill more than 40 in two days: officials

Clashes between rival clans have killed more than 40 people in two days in a disputed region of...

Mozambique opposition says peace talks on hold

Mozambique's main opposition party, Renamo, said on Wednesday that peace talks with the government were on hold due...

Helping Ethiopia Achieve Green Growth and Avoid Industrialised Nations’ Environmental Mistakes

As Ethiopia undergoes a period of unprecedented change and reform, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is partnering with the...

Zim govt workers demand to be paid in US dollars – reports

Government workers in Zimbabwe are reportedly demanding that their salaries be paid in US dollars amid a worsening...

Cameroon election: Mansion for judge after Paul Biya victory

Image copyright EPA Image caption Paul Biya has been in power since 1982 and was elected for a...

2018 Presidential Election: Constitutional Council proclaims Biya Paul winner… – CRTV

The Candidate of the Cameroon Peoples Democratic Movement, CPDM party has been elected President of the Republic after...

Polygamy persists across Africa, to activists’ dismay – Seattle Post-Intelligencer

In this photo taken Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, Irene Atenyo, 27, whose husband is involved with another woman,...

Are security officers above the law? – Daily Monitor

Victim of police brutality. The incidents string a pattern of unpunished torture cases, with rights groups questioning if...

Cape gangster Garin Paulse sentenced to life for murder – Iol.co.za

The Western Cape High Court on Wednesday sentenced Cape Town gangster Garin Paulse, 40, to life behind bars...

Playboy model SLAMMED for naked shoot at mosque defends actions: -… – Daily Star

In a jaw-dropping image, taken by Australian photographer Jesse Walker, the bombshell can be seen flashing everything in...

South African rapper Jabulani ‘HHP’ Tsambo dies aged 38

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jabulani 'HHP' Tsambo was seen as an inspiration for up-and-coming musicians South...

Paris Saint-Germain slammed for being ‘magicians’ with their debt within FFP by Napoli president – News

Posted: 24 October 2018 Time: 18:30 Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis says Paris Saint-Germain behave 'like magicians' with...

Women urge Nigeria to revamp ‘prehistoric’ politics

When Ndi Kato decided to run for office in Nigeria, she found few models for young women who...

University Professor commits suicide in Nigeria – Vanguard

Prof. Frank Onyezili, a senior lecturer with the Biological Sciences Department of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi,...

Africa: Poor Vision Affects Billions, Costs Trillions – a Feasible Fix

guest column By James ChenHong Kong — Try to imagine life – school, home, work – without eyeglasses....

On-loan Chelsea flop Tiemoue Bakayoko makes official response after early AC Milan exit rumours – News

Posted: 24 October 2018 Time: 17:00 Tiemoue Bakayoko has opened up about the recent criticism directed at him...

Absa Premiership match report Free State Stars v Golden Arrows 24 October 2018 – News

Posted: 24 October 2018 Time: 17:45 Free State Stars and Golden Arrows do battle in a keenly contested...

Ethiopia lawmakers to appoint new president: state media

Ethiopian lawmakers on Thursday will meet to appoint a new president, a largely ceremonial post in the Horn...

Somalia summit talks tech and apps, not guns and bombs

Tech entrepreneurs in Somalia are holding a first ever summit in battle-scarred Mogadishu, attracting hundreds to talk about...

Ghana: Only 2% Informal Sector Pays Tax – GRA Launches Tax Campaign

press release This year's National Tax Campaign was launched in Accra on Tuesday with the aim of attracting...

Hamilton heading for another Mexican coronation

(Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton won his fourth Formula One world championship in Mexico last year and it will...

Infantino to ask for vote on new tournaments despite opposition

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - FIFA president Gianni Infantino will put his controversial plans for two new international soccer...

Ghana: GRA Launches National Tax Campaign to Encourage Voluntary Compliance

press release The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has launched a national tax campaign to encourage Ghanaians, especially persons...

Ghana’s Digitization Agenda to Formalised Economy Is the Right Path – UK’s Soas Director

press release Ghana's determination at creating a digital and formalised economy has been commended and described as a...

Uganda: MPs Grill PS Bigirimana Over Youth Fund

By Moses KyeyuneParliament — The Permanent secretary in the Ministry of gender, labour and social development, Mr Pius...