Day: January 23, 2019

South Africa: Bosasa Did Not Donate to SABC 8 – Sanef

The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has denied that controversial facilities company Bosasa, or anyone connected to...

South Africa: Mokgoro Orders Parties to Confirm Whether Jiba Prosecution Decision Was Made

Retired Constitutional Court Justice Yvonne Mokgoro wants to know if a decision has been made on whether suspended...

South Africa: Bosasa Destroyed 40 000 Documents to Stymie SIU Probe – Agrizzi

Bosasa deleted 40 000 documents implicating the company and its executives in corruption from its servers days before...

VISTA 2019: Keynote speakers revealed

23.01.2019 Three sports scientists and experts to headline conference The keynote speakers for the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC)...

South Africa: NSFAS Approves Funding for 300 000 Students, Rejects 65 000

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has approved funding to more than 300 000 students for the...

South Africa: KZN Man Arrested After Threatening to Kill Office Workers With Bomb

A KwaZulu-Natal man who threatened to kill office workers with a bomb has been arrested, police said on...

Naomi Osaka: Noodle company apologises for ‘white-washing’

Image copyright Nissin Image caption A manga version of Naomi Osaka (right) appeared alongside fellow player Kei Nishikori...

Zimbabwe’s civil servants to strike on Friday over salaries

Zimbabwe faces a new wave of unrest as the group representing government workers announced on Wednesday that civil...

South Africa: Right Ingredients for Next Generation Blitzboks

Cape Town — This Blitzboks have the right blend of experience, youthful exuberance and proven skill to make...

South Africa: Limpopo Judge Dismisses Rameez Patel’s Application for a Dismissal of His Murder Case

An application by murder accused Rameez Patel for a discharge has been dismissed by Judge Joseph Raulinga in...

South Africa: ICC, Match Officials Investigating Sarfraz Incident

Cape Town — The ICC and the match officials from Tuesday's second ODI between South Africa and Pakistan...

EU, AU urge DRC leader to unite country after tense polls

The European Union and African Union on Tuesday committed to work closely with Democratic Republic of Congo's president-elect...

No escape: Hunted down by Al-Shabaab in Nairobi attack

"I think we are going to have to fight these guys", Ashford Maina told his colleagues, as Al-Shabaab...

Tanzania: Acacia Exceeds Gold Production Target in Tanzania

By Chacha MwitaGold mining company-Acacia produced more gold than it anticipated in 2018, the company has reported in...

South Africa: Giyani Water Project Sub-Contractor ‘Determined to Fight to the End’

Khato Civils, the sub-contractors removed from the R3bn Giyani water project, is preparing to fight tooth and nail...

South Africa: Government to Unveil Clothing, Textile Master Plan

Government will soon announce a master plan aimed at growing the clothing, textile, footwear and leather retail value...

Kenya: Telkom Striker Wins Sports Personality of the Month Award

By Brian YongaTelkom women's hockey forward Jackline Mwangi was on Wednesday named the StarTimes Sports Personality of the...

South Africa: SABC Board Applications Under Consideration

Members of the Portfolio Committee on Communications will reconvene at the earliest convenient date to shortlist and conduct...

Uganda: New Wave of Female Genital Mutilation in Uganda Targets Married Women

Photo: IRIN (File photo). By Kylie KiunguyuA study by the Reproductive, Educative and Community Health Programme (REACH) has...

South Africa: Marula Industrial Hub in the Pipeline for Limpopo

The Limpopo Provincial Government plans to build a multimillion rand marula hub in Lephalale, scheduled for completion in...

South Africa: Irish Aid Worker Murder – Bail Hearing Postponed Due to Lack of Interpreter

The man accused of the murder of retired Irish aid worker John Curran could not apply for bail...

Reactions to Laurent Gbagbo’s Acquittal in Lieu of Ongwen’s Ongoing Trial

On Tuesday January 15, 2019, the International Criminal Court (ICC) acquitted Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé of...

Southern Africa: Will Dropping Zimbabwe’s Sanctions Harm or Help?

Photo: allafrica.com Left: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. Centre: European Union flags. Right: Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The...

South Africa: Captain Outlines SA Fed Cup Team’s Goals

Johannesburg — South African Fed Cup captain Rene Plant has set targets for her team ahead of their...

Kenya: Tusker Eye Third Place As KCB Face Stima Test

By Vincent OpiyoTusker will Wednesday afternoon host Chemelil Sugar at the Ruaraka grounds knowing a win will lift...

Zimbabwe Re-Looks East As It Abandons Western Pursuit

By Yuri CheryshevMoscow — Zimbabwean President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, widely blamed for ongoing deadly protests in his country, looks...

Kenya: Murang’a Residents Want Del Monte Fruit Farm Sold to Highest Bidder

By Collins OmuloMurang'a County residents have threatened to invade Del Monte land in the county if they are...

Mozambique: André Hanekom, SA Man Held in Mozambique, Dies in Custody

Photo: Twitter Andre Hanekom (file photo). André Hanekom, 61, the South African man who was held in Mozambique...

South Africa: Panic Stations At Bosasa? Staff Instructed Not to Speak With Zondo Commission Without Company Lawyer

Employees of African Global Operations (AGO), formerly known as Bosasa, have been instructed to "remain calm" and immediately...

David Beckham becomes part owner of English club alongside five Manchester United legends – News

Posted: 23 January 2019 Time: 15:00 England legend David Beckham has acquired a stake to become a part owner of...

South Africa: Bosasa Did Not Donate to SABC 8

press release In response to an allegation published by TimesLive that Bosasa "appears" to have donated R100 000...

Tanzania: Plan for Global Flights Nears Completion – Air Tanzania Company Limited

By Rosemary MirondoDar es Salaam — Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) hopes to finalise the process of connecting...

Kenya: Oneya – Why We Need More Bad Women

opinion By Faith OneyaOne of my deepest concerns as a feminist and mother of a daughter is the...

Tanzania’s Heart Institute Plans Treating More Patients This Year

By Josephine ChristopherDar es Salaam — Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute (JKCI) intends to perform surgeries to more than...

Africa: EU-IGAD Discusses to Heighten Mutual Cooperation

Addis Ababa — The third Round of EU-IGAD Consultation meeting held in Brussels yesterday on the margins of...

Beckham to take stake with ‘Class of ’92’ in Salford City

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Former England midfielder David Beckham will take a 10 percent share in non-league club...

Ethiopia: Germany, UK, and Romania Discuss About Ways of Bolstering Ties With Ethiopia

Foreign Affairs State Minister, Hirut Zemene met and discussed on the opportunities to boost relationships with Michelle Muntefering,...

Ethiopia: Ministry to Replace Woredanet With New ICT Infrastructure

Addis Ababa — Aiming at increasing internet gateway capacity, Ministry of Innovative and Technology set to replace the...

South Africa: Man Electrocuted On Roof of Cape Town Train

A man was electrocuted on top of a train travelling from Philippi to Cape Town early on Wednesday...

South Africa: Beaufort West About to Run Out of Emergency Bottled Water – Official

Beaufort West could run out of emergency bottled water "within the next day", according to a communication officer...