Day: January 17, 2019

Kenya: Why Terrorist Gang Targeted Riverside Complex for Attack

analysis By Peter Leftie"DusitD2 Nairobi is a vibrant city hotel retreat where style, entertainment and art converge. Cocooned...

Kenya: Survivors Recount Tales of Horror, Miraculous Escape

By Collins OmuloFor Ezra Kimondo, it was business as usual as he reported to work early in the...

Banyana Banyana captain Janine van Wyk looks ahead to a tough year – News

Posted: 17 January 2019 Time: 09:45 Banyana Banyana captain Janine van Wyk says they are ready for a...

Kenya: Why Al-Shabaab Targets Kenya, and What Can Be Done to Stop Attacks

analysis By Brendon J. Cannon, Khalifa University and Martin Plaut, School of Advanced StudyAl-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for...

Kenya: Muslim Clerics Join Other Religious Leaders to Condemn Terror Attack

By Jemimah MueniNairobi — Muslim leaders have joined other clerics to condemn Tuesday's terror attack that claimed 14...

Kenya: Opposition Chief Odinga Condemns Riverside Drive Attack

By Njoki KihiuNairobi — Orange Democratic Movement party leader Raila Odinga has joined other Kenyans in condemning the...

Zimbabweans Show Love for Dan Tshanda

By Bongani NdlovuA contingent of Zimbabweans will travel to South Africa to attend the burial of Dalom music...

Nigeria: The Iconic Sade Adu At 60

Photo: Sade Sade Adu. By Njideka AgboToday, Sade Adu clocks 60. Folasade Helen Adu was born on this...

Mamelodi Sundowns look set to let go of Toni Silva – News

Posted: 17 January 2019 Time: 08:00 Mamelodi Sundowns are set to let go of Toni Silva after the player...

Uganda: The life of a 17-year-old in Kampala

Is it harder to be a teenager now than ever before?For 17-year-old Joy, his Saturday starts early with...

Nigeria Govt Launches International Passport With 10-Year Validity

By Dennis EreziThe Nigerian government has launched a red diplomatic international passport with a ten-year validity. Nigeria president...

Cote d’Ivoire: ICC Halts Release of Ivory Coast Ex-President Laurent Gbagbo

Photo: ICC Former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo appearing at the International Criminal Court in The Hague (file photo)....

Zimbabwe Opposition – We Are Not to Blame for the Violence

By Daniel PelzZimbabwe's opposition says that it is not responsible for violent protests over fuel price hikes. An...

Nigeria: Minimum Wage – Lack of Quorum Halts Governors Meeting

Photo: Vanguard By Sani TukurThe meeting of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) expected to discuss the issue of a...

Kenya Terror Attack Highlights Security Challenges

analysis Kenya's security agencies are under scrutiny following the latest attack on a hotel compound. Analysts say it's...

#10YearChallenge: African presidents way back and now

The 10 year challenge hashtag continues to gain traction on social media platforms especially Facebook and Twitter. For...

Mamelodi Sundowns’ Anthony Laffor wants to play without thinking about contract issues – News

Posted: 17 January 2019 Time: 12:00 Mamelodi Sundowns attacker Anthony Laffor says he is playing without worrying whether...

South Africa: Agrizzi – Inside Bosasa’s Corruption Production Line

analysis By Ferial HaffajeeAt 11am on Wednesday, the ANC's State Capture nightmare came true when corruption paymaster, Angelo...

South Africa: Meet the Watsons – They Will Make the Guptas Look Like Amateurs

analysis By Ferial HaffajeeThirty-eight politicians and senior government officials will be named in evidence before the State Capture...

AB says ‘time is right’ to play in Pakistan

London - South Africa's AB de Villiers hopes his involvement in this year's Pakistan Super League will encourage...

Sports and Recreation minister gives her support to the SAFA National Women’s League – News

Posted: 17 January 2019 Time: 06:35 Sports Minister Tokozile Xasa has pledged R5 million towards the SAFA National...

East Africa: South African Killed in Nairobi Attacks

One of those killed in the attack on the DusitD2 complex in Nairobi, Kenya, has been named as...

Kenya: Death Toll in 14 Riverside Drive Attack Rises to 21

Photo: Diana Ngila/Nation Media Group Inspector-General of Police Joseph Boinnet gives a press briefing at Jogoo House in...

Death toll in Nairobi attack climbs to 21, plus 5 attackers

The death toll from an extremist attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi climbed to...

Zimbabwe doctor group reports 68 gunshot wounds

In a grim recounting, the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights says it has treated 68 cases...

Laurent Gbagbo: Ivory Coast ex-president detained pending appeal

Image copyright EPA Image caption Laurent Gbagbo was acquitted on charges of crimes against humanity on Tuesday Former...

In pictures: The horsemen of Lagos beach

Image copyright Grace Ekpu/BBC Residents of Nigeria's commercial hub, Lagos, take to the beach to get away from...

Qatar vs Saudi Arabia: Football, blockade and piracy at Asian Cup | Qatar News

Qatar and Saudi Arabia will face off in a highly anticipated football match at the 2019 AFC Asian...

UK groups fund illegal orphanages in Africa

Image caption One orphanage was sponsored by donors through Manchester-based builder Patrick Oldham At least 60 illegal orphanages...