Year: 2019

South Africa: Transnet Technicians Prepare to Drain Alberton Pipeline After Fire

Transnet technicians are preparing to drain a portion of the gas and petrol pipeline that caught fire earlier...

CAF 2023: Ivory Coast Signs 2.5bn Euros Olympic Village Project Deal

Towards hosting a successful 2023 Confederation of African Football (CAN/ CAF) competition, Ivory Coast has commenced preparation for...

Arsenal against United recalls brighter times for faded giants

(Reuters) - At the start of this decade, clashes between Arsenal and Manchester United were still potentially title-deciding...

Nigeria: ‘Na My Brother Dey There’

One of the major indications of the dysfunctional nature of the Nigerian social and political ecosystem is what...

Zimbabwe: Graft Accused National Museums Bosses Try to Gag Star Witness

NATIONAL Museums and Monuments of Zimbabwe (NMMZ) executives, facing corruption charges involving illegal diverting of over 18 000...

Kenya: Kosgei Hopes to End Successful Year On a High in Brazil

Women's world marathon record holder Brigid Kosgei is set to clash with her compatriot Pauline Kaveke at the...

Sudan Sentences 27 Soldiers to Death Over Protest Killing

The members of Sudan's security forces tortured and killed a teacher protesting against the government. The teacher's murder...

Ethiopia: ‘I Have Always Said That There Is Really No Ideological Difference Between Oromo Political Parties’ – Jawar Mohammed

Jawar Mohammed announced yesterday that the party he will be joining in the run up to the next...

Ethiopia: Farmers Union Plants Coffee Complex in Gelan

The Oromia Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union invested 50 million Br to build its first coffee roasting and packaging...

UN appoints Sierra Leone’s Bangura to head Nairobi office

By NATION REPORTERMore by this Author UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has announced appointment of Sierra Leone's Zainab Hawa...

Tanzania: Debutant Seif Steers Yanga Win

SUBSTITUTE Tariq Seif scored the only goal in the 84th minute as Young Africans defeated Biashara United 1-0...

Cameroon: Kekem Cocoa Processing Factory – Major Breakthrough

The commissioning of the 32,000-tonne capacity industry by PM Dion Ngute last April opened floodgates of real competition...

Eritrea: Activity Assessment Meeting of PFDJ in Central Region

Asmara — The PFDJ in the Central region conducted annual activity assessment meeting on 27 and 28 December...

Eritrea: Footballers’ Defection in Uganda Sparks Conversation About Youth Migration

After another defection of Eritrean football players during a tournament in Uganda, an official said that it has...

Côte d’Ivoire: Pour fêter en beauté, il vole une moto et la revend à 20.000 Fcfa

Fêter à tout prix ! C'est une euphorie qui a conduit un homme à un forfait assez saugrenu...

West Africa: Eco – Nigeria Hesitant As Ghana Lauds French Ecowas Members’ Decision to Dump CFA

The Ghanaian government has hailed the resolve by eight member nations of the Economic Community of West African...

Africa’s year in pictures 2019

A selection of the best photos from across and about Africa this year from festivals to revolutions: Image...

Death toll in Somalia bombing climbs to 81: govt

The death toll from a massive car bomb in the Somali capital has risen to 81, a government...

Tanzania: Yanga Beat Biashara United to Set Stage for Dar Derby

Dar es Salaam — Young Africans today reduced the gap at the top to seven points after they...

Kenya: Nyamira Man Electrocuted While Making Illegal Power Connection

A man was on Monday electrocuted as he tried to make an illegal power connection in Nyaigenda village...

Kenya: Matatu Firm to Conduct Driver Mental Health Checks

Nakuru-based transport company Prestige Shuttle says it will conduct mental health training for its crews in order to...

Rwanda: Kagame Receives Special Message From Museveni

Kigali, Rwanda — President Paul Kagame on Sunday held what the Office of the Rwanda President described as...

Egypt: Rights Activist Assaulted – allAfrica.com

Beirut — Armed men, who appear to have been security forces, physically attacked prominent Egyptian human rights lawyer...

Zimbabwe: Blitz Nets Grocery Smugglers At Beitbridge

Smuggled grocery and household goods worth R54 120,71 were intercepted in a police blitz at Beitbridge Border Post,...

Nigeria: Naira Depreciates By 50.5K As Reserves Drops to U.S.$38.7 Billion

On the foreign exchange scene, the naira continued its downward trend in the foreign exchange market as it...

Eritrea: Western Command Development Front Activity Assessment Meeting

Barentu — Commendable development projects including ensuring potable water supply, construction and renovation of roads and bridges, enhancing...

Africa: AU to Hold 33rd Ordinary Session in Ethiopia

African Union Directorate of Information and Communication has announced that the 33rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of...

Tanzania Set to Skyrocket in Beach Soccer Rankings

NATIONAL Beach Soccer team is likely set to climb up the FIFA World Beach Soccer rankings after it...

West Africa: Declaration By the Government of the Republic of Ghana On the Adoption of the ‘Eco’ By UEMOA

The Government of Ghana has taken notice of the recent declaration made on Saturday, 21st December, 2019, by...

Zimbabwe: Buyanga, Marry Alleged Links Seen As Ploy to Victimise SA Based Tycoon

RECENT reports linking Marry Mubaiwa - estranged wife to Vice President Constantino Chiwenga - and Frank Buyanga may...

Nigeria: Team Nigeria Storms Cameroon for Camtel Beach Volleyball Tourney

Nigeria's Beach Volleyball teams (men and women) are currently in Yaoundé for the Camtel International Beach Volleyball Championship....

Ethiopia: China-Ethiopia Relations to See More Achievements in 2020 – Diplomat

Tan Jian was speaking to a press conference later Friday in Addis Ababa, capital of the East African...

Best African football teams of 2019

Benin; 7. Uganda; 8. Ivory Coast; 9. Morocco; 10. Ghana; 11. Mali; 12. Cameroon; 13. Gabon; 14; Egypt;...

Gros contrat lors de la visite d’Emmanuel Macron en Côte d’Ivoire, nouvelle commande pour Airbus …

Au programme : le contrat d'1,36 milliard d'euros pour un consortium français en Côte d'Ivoire, nouvelle commande de...

US strikes in Somalia kill four militants

By AFPMore by this Author The United States military said it killed four "terrorists" in airstrikes against the...

Sudden structural changes work in South Africa’s favour

PRETORIA: Drastic structural changes in South African cricket over the last month contributed significantly to the test side...

Greece ‘wants a say’ in Libya peace process – PM

Greece wants to be included in UN-sponsored talks in January on the Libya conflict, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis...

Root’s year of frustration as England falter in test arena

Sport England won cricket's World Cup in 2019 but in the test arena it proved 12 months of...

Somalia: Somali Parliament Approves a New Election Law

The Lower House of Somalia's Parliament has approved the election law, a significant step towards universal suffrage elections...

Kenya: Food – Back in Time At the Kempinski

It is hard to miss the Villa Rosa Kempinski, a tuscan styled edifice with its fairy tale pink...