Year: 2019

Ghana: Enforce Legislation Against Unhealthy Foods and Beverages

By Allia NoshieA group of researchers from the University of Ghana (UG) School Of Public Health has called...

Algerian Nourredine Ould Ali: coaching ‘Palestine is something special’

Algerian Nourredine Ould Ali has what must be one of the toughest jobs in football - as coach...

Kenya: Egyptian Giants Zamalek Arrive, Warn Gor Mahia

By Vincent OpiyoEgyptian giants Zamalek have warned Gor Mahia ahead of their opening Caf Confederation Cup group "D"...

LIVE: This Bosasa ‘catering tender was just money laundering’ – Bloem tells #StateCaptureInquiry

Bloem, on the purported catering contracts Bosasa/Sondolo were awarded by the Department of Correctional Services. Bloem: "This catering tender...

South Africa: MTN Slashes Prepaid Out of Bundle Rates by Up to 75% and Launches ‘Double Your Bundle’ Promotion

press release MTN today announced it has slashed its out of bundle (OOB) data rate by up to...

Côte d’Ivoire : d’anciens ministres de retour d’exil veulent « préparer le retour triomphal de Laurent …

Soixante-dix personnalités favorables à l'ancien président ivoirien Laurent Gbagbo, qui s'étaient exilées au Ghana à la suite de...

Kenya: Ex-Speakers Ethuro and Kaparo Demand Lavish Perks

By Michael OmondiTwo former Speakers of Parliament and a retired Chief Justice are locked in a standoff with...

Nigeria: On the Bill Criminalising Estimated Electricity Billing

opinion The passage of a bill seeking to criminalise the irritant estimated billing in the House of Representatives...

South Africa: Cobras Fall Short After Draw With Dolphins

Cape Town — There was heartbreak for the Cape Cobras after a defiant final-day display by the Dolphins...

Kenya: Tough Choices for Head Teachers in Mediation

By Sam KiplagatTeachers holding school administrative posts and are also union officials must give up one position, a...

Benzema double seals Real Madrid’s place in Copa semis

Real Madrid's Karim Benzema scores their second goal REUTERS/Albert GeaMADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema scored twice...

3 students killed in South Africa school walkway collapse

At least three students are dead and "scores" are trapped in the rubble after a walkway collapsed at...

Sudan: President Al-Bashir Affirms Sudan Capability to Overcome Challenges

Kassala — President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, pointed out that the Kassala people's initiative to...

Sudan: Agreements Between Sudan and Red Cross Signed

Khartoum — A number of framework agreements were signed between federal government ministries and the International Committee of...

Sudan: President of the Republic Commends Steadfastness of Kassala State People

Kassala — President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, has hailed steadfastness of people of Kassala State...

Nigeria: Sule Lamido’s Son Hails Buhari

By Abubakar Ahmadu MaishanuMustapha Lamido, the son of ex-governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, on Thursday, said his...

World Economic Forum Ends Today

The World Economic Forum holding in Davos, Switzerland, ends today January 25, 2019. It was attended by over...

Ghana: ‘Govt No Longer Accruing Arrears Owed Teachers’ – President Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says, in to this year's 10% increase in basic...

South Africa: You Can Win Free Tickets to See Beyoncé and Jay-Z Concerts for Life If You Go Vegan

Photo: Beyonce Beyonce & Jay-Z's Vegan Challenge: Fans can win concert tickets for life. Cape Town — Earlier...

Ethiopia: Scaled-Up GERD Promotion Key to Enhance Diaspora Contribution

Addis Ababa — Promotion of the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD) should be further scaled up to enhance...

Ethiopia: Exclusive With Rahul Kichlu, On PPP Trends in Ethiopia

interview Rahul Kichlu is a Senior Energy Specialist at the World Bank.Currently, Rahul is based in Addis Ababa...

Eritrea: Central Region Assembly Conducts 18th Regular Meeting

Asmara — The Assembly of Central region conducted 12th regular meeting yesterday 30 January, here in the capital...

Eritrea: Various Diplomatic Activities By Eritrean Nationals

Asmara — Eritrean Ambassador to South Sudan, Mr. Yohannes Teklemicael met and held talks on 29 January with...

Statement on Implementation of U.S. Non-Immigrant Visa Restrictions on Ghana

A country that is a signatory to the UN Convention on International Civil Aviation is obligated to issue...

Tunisian fisherman killed in Algerian waters

A Tunisian man was killed on Thursday by Algerian forces while fishing in their country's waters, Tunisia's national...

Kenya: Campaign Show Now Backs Ruto Into a Corner

By Joseph Wangui, Onyango K'onyango and Alex NjeruA video clip of West Pokot youths on a roadshow drumming...

Sudan: Foreign Minister Signs Amendment in Diplomatic and Official Passports Regulation

Khartoum — The Foreign Minister, Dr. Al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed, signed Thursday the amendment in the Regulation for Diplomatic,...

Nigeria: Obasanjo Vows to Do Everything to Save Nigeria’s Democracy

By Femi OgbonnikanAbeokuta — Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Thursday vowed to do "everything humanly possible" to save Nigeria's...

Uganda: Mother, Three Children Perish in House Fire

By Jessica SabanoA mother and her three children have died after fire gutted their house in Lugala-Ssugu village,...

South Africa: ‘We Are Not Hoping to Be Right or Wrong’ – Bushiri Church On Looming Report Into Stampede Deaths

The Enlightened Christian Gathering Church (ECG) says it wants to learn from the investigation into the fatal stampede...

Uganda: Inside the Igg’s Shs56b Budget

By Misairi Thembo KahunguKampala — Ministry of Finance officials have allocated Shs56.3b to the Inspectorate of Government (IG)...

Uganda: Government Should Review Ban On Hiring Judges

editorial Early this week, President Museveni announced a ban on recruitment of more judges, a move that has...

Uganda: Govt Seizes Ivory Smuggled in Timbers

By Catherine NambiUgandan authorities have confiscated roughly 750 pieces of ivory and thousands of pangolin scales trucked into...

Zimbabwe: Breaking – ZACC Chairman, Commissioners Resign

Photo: The Herald Chairman of the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission Dr Job Whabira The chairman of the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption...

Zimbabwe: UK MP Wants Zim Re-Engagement Stopped – Urges Mnangagwa Travel Ban

Photo: @KateHoeyMP/Twitter Kate Hoey, chair of the UK all-party parliamentary group on Zimbabwe. By Paidashe MandivengereiA British parliamentarian...

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa On Some Zimbos Wanting Mugabe Back – Says They Also Pined After Smith

By Kingston NdabateiFORMER President Robert Mugabe is free to return to active politics if he so wishes, his...

Tanzania: Mineral Officer Suspended Over Corruption, Thievery

By Daily News Reporter in DodomaMINERALS Minister Dotto Biteko has discovered another rot in the mining sector, hardly...

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Fires Entire Anti-Corruption Commission

By Robert TapfumaneyiPRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday fired the entire board of the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission for being...

Zimbabwe: Top Cleric Snubs Mnangagwa’s Presidential Advisory Panel

By Staff ReporterTHE secretary general of the Zimbabwe Council of Churches (ZCC) has declined an invitation to join...

Zimbabwe: Fresh Start for Anti-Graft Fight

Photo: The Herald Chairman of the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission Dr Job Whabira By Fidelis Munyoro ChiefPresident Mnangagwa's anti-corruption...