Year: 2019

Incredible Technological Innovations From Africa

From a scientist in Tanzania who created a water filter to combat water-borne diseases to apps in Kenya...

Sudan villagers reel from Nile water floods

By AFPMore by this Author Days after a devastating flood swallowed up his village, Alsediq Abdelqader bulled his...

Zoo trade in baby elephants banned internationally

Image copyright Getty Images A near-total ban on taking baby African elephants from the wild and selling them...

Zimbabwe leader blasts conservation watchdog over ivory trade

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has lambasted the regulator of global wildlife trade CITES over the continued ban in...

Tanzania to send back Burundi refugees from Oct 1

By AFPMore by this Author Tanzania on Tuesday announced it would send back all Burundian refugees on its...

Former Windsor lawyer passes away in South Africa

A well-known Windsor lawyer has died in South Africa. Don Tait passed away this week at the age...

British envoy to Zambia blasts govt over graft in leaving speech

Britain's outgoing ambassador to Zambia on Tuesday denounced "rampant corruption" in the southern African nation and said donors...

Sudan Scholars Commission Calls Parties to Dispute in Port Sudan to Rise Above Petty Things

Khartoum — Sudan Scholars Commission called in a statement issued Tuesday over Port Sudan's incidents, the two parties...

Uganda Loses Shs1.3t Annually in Tax Holidays

Economic policy experts have advised government to abandon its policy of providing tax holidays and incentives to investors....

Uganda: Pay for Loss of Lives, Museveni Tells Owner of Ill-Fated Fuel Tanker

President Museveni has tasked police to look for the owner of the fuel tanker which crashed and burnt...

Uganda: Muslim Leader Still in Jail 2 Years After Acquittal

Kampala — The Court of Appeal has ordered prison authorities to produce Tabliq leader Amir Kinene and explain...

Malawi/Kenya: Free Entry At Kamuzu Stadium for Malawi, Kenya Women Football Match

Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has announced that gate entry fee for the 2020 Tokoyo Olympic Qualifying match...

Malawi Reintegrates 158 Returnees Repatriated From South Africa

Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare has disclosed that it has managed to successfully reintegrate 158...

Tanzania: The Story Behind ATCL Plane Seizure in South Africa

Dar es Salaam — Fresh details have emerged on a decades-long legal tussle between the Tanzanian government and...

Tanzania Govt Seeks Bigger Share in Growing Cosmetics Market

Dar es Salaam — The government has pledged to create an enabling environment for the cosmetics sector to...

PSL Result: Cape Town City 1-2 Kaizer Chiefs

Ernst Middendorp, coach of Kaizer Chiefs celebrates after Leonardo Castro of Kaizer Chiefs scores a goal during the...

South Africa: Tshwane’s Controversial Gladafrica Tender Faces Another Forensic Probe

Another independent forensic investigation into the GladAfrica tender controversy at the City of Tshwane is underway. This is...

South Africa: Guard Shoots Body of ‘Lifeless’ Durban CIT Suspect After Fatal Shootout

A security guard who shot what appears to be the lifeless body of a suspected cash-in-transit robber will...

Zimbabwe: New Dispensation More Violent Than Mugabe Regime – New Report

President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration has fared badly in terms of compliance with the constitution amid increasing number of...

Zimbabwe: RBZ Loses U.S.$68 Million in Shady Loans to Councils, Parastatals

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) last year lent out US$68 million to parastatals and councils without any...

Zimbabwe: Chief Ndiweni Bail Appeal Judgment Set Tomorrow

Jailed Nhlambabalayi Chief Felix Nhlanhlayamangwe Ndiweni's bail pending appeal judgement has been set for tomorrow, 28 August 2019...

Zimbabwe: Call to Keep Criminalisation of Willful Transmission of HIV/Aids

The proposed Marriage Bill should criminalise willful or deliberate HIV/AIDS transmission, Parliament heard on Monday. In submission made...

Insiders Insight: Flying apartheid flag is hate speech rules South Africa

Insiders Insight: Flying apartheid flag is hate speech rules South Africa - African Arguments By continuing to browse...

Former 800m world champion Arzamasova gets provisional ban for doping

Marina Arzamasova of Belarus holds up her gold medal as she poses on the podium after the women's...

Nigeria government ‘detaining’ trafficking survivors – HRW report

Despite attempts by the Nigerian government to combat human trafficking and provide support for those that survived being...

South Africa: ‘My RDP House Has Robbed Me of My Legs’

"I curse the day I received it from government," Nomvula Frans says of her RDP house in Khayamnandi...

Ghanaians Urged to Invest in Floriculture, Horticulture

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Strategic Communications Africa (Stratcomm), Ms Esther Cobbah, has reiterated the call on...

Next Sunday Official Holiday

Khartoum -The General Secretariat of Council of Ministers announced that next Sunday 1 Muharram 1441H, 1 September, 2019...

Sudan: Stability of Security Situations in Red Sea State, Official

Khartoum — 700 soldiers equipped with 100 military vehicles from the reserve force arrived in Red Sea State...

Sudan: Wali of White Nile Receives Qatar Charity’s Convoy

Kosti — Wali of White Nile State, Maj. Gen. Haider Ali Al-Teraifi received Tuesday a humanitarian aid convoy...

South Africa: Regiments Capital Puts Up R500 Million in Capitec Shares in Lieu of ‘State Capture’ Claims

A fresh legal battle between the former partners of Regiments Capital have revealed details of a sneaky deal...

Cantona to receive UEFA President’s Award

Soccer Aid World XI's Eric Cantona walks past the trophy with his winners medal Action Images via Reuters/John...

Cameroon: Back-to-School – NW, SW Population Urged to Be Courageous

They have been assured of administrative, practical, technical measures and determination of government to carry out its responsibility...

Cameroon: Social Media Language Mutations

A new type of writing has developed, mixing letters with figures for economy of diction The advent of...

Cameroon: Bakassi – Over 107 Rescued On Sinking Ship

Close sources say three died in the incident including twins. Confirmed reports of some seven persons missing on...

Cameroon: North West – 2.3 Percent Drop in HIV Prevalence

The public has been encouraged to make good use of all HIV prevention, testing and treatment campaigns. The...

‘Liverpool’s African Stars Are Three Of The Best’

A South African-born Liverpool legend has heaped praise on the club's African stars, labelling three of them as...

Nigeria: Stakeholders Rally Behind CBN’s Push to Tighten Noose On Bank Loan Defaulters

Tougher days await habitual defaulters of bank loans as stakeholders in the banking industry have backed the moves...

Malawi: Govt Grooms Future Female Scientists Through Science Camp

One hundred teenage girls from high schools in Malawi recently attended a "Girls in Science" camp at the...

New Botswana coach Adel Amrouche out to change attitudes

Belgian Adel Amrouche has coached Burundi, Kenya and Libya in the pastNew Botswana coach Adel Amrouche says that...