Day: January 24, 2019

South Africa: SA Commits to Assist Colombia Peace Process

The South African government has affirmed its commitment to assist Colombia in achieving lasting peace after years of...

South Africa: Proteas Change Squad for Final Three Pakistan ODIs

Cape Town — Quinton de Kock and Dale Steyn , who were rested for the first two games,...

South Africa: Hlaudi Motsoeneng Says He Received R1 Million From Bosasa for Legal Fees

Former SABC chief operations officer (COO) Hlaudi Motsoeneng said facilities company Bosasa paid about R1m towards his legal...

DRC’s new president forced to cut short inauguration speech

By AFPMore by this Author DR Congo's new President Felix Tshisekedi was taken ill as he was delivering...

Nigeria: Africa’s top oil producer, world’s extreme poverty capital

In the Ago Egun Bariga area of Nigeria‘s commercial capital, Lagos, there is no road, no electricity, no running...

Algeria frees journalist month into one year jail term

An Algerian court has released a journalist a month after he was sentenced to one year in jail...

Zimbabwe: Civil Servants to Strike On Friday Over Salaries

By Anna ChibamuZimbabwe faces a new wave of unrest as the group representing government workers announced on Wednesday...

Kenya: Tech Companies Run to Disrupt Kenya’s Chaotic Public Transport

By Kimani ChegeAfter raising almost US100M in investments last year, Egyptian Swvl has embarked on a pilot scheme...

South Africa: Bulls Name Fresh-Looking Side for Lions Friendly

Cape Town — Sevens star Rosko Specman and new recruit Cornal Hendricks will both start for the Bulls...

Kenyans Want Tanzania’s Ban On Fishing Gear Lifted

By Baya Samuel, Fadhili FredrickKenyan fishermen at Jasini village on Kwale County want the ban on the use...

DR Congo ushers in new president – PHOTOS

By AFPMore by this Author Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi was sworn in on Thursday as president of Democratic...

Kenya: UN Speaks Positively About Kenya’s Economic Growth

By Kevin J. KelleyEconomic growth is expected to remain strong in Kenya and the rest of East Africa...

Kenya: Fred Matiang’i – Profile of Uhuru’s Mr Fix It

By John KamauWhen President Uhuru Kenyatta named his first Cabinet on the afternoon of April 23, 2013, the...

Kenya: Apologise or Face Me in Court, Janet Ouko Tells Sonko

By Collins OmuloThe war of words between former Nairobi County Education executive Janet Ouko and Governor Mike Sonko...

Uganda: MPs Task Govt to Support Quiin Abenakyo’s Girl Child Project

Kampala, Uganda — Parliament has asked the government to support projects that Miss Uganda Quiin Abenakyo is involved...

Sudan: Amidst Deaths, Injuries, Imprisonments, Unicef Stresses Children’s Protection ‘At All Times’

Children are likely among the dead during a month of nationwide protests in Sudan with "scores" of others...

Scrutinise sale of arms to Somalia, Somaliland urges UN

By NATION REPORTERMore by this Author With police reports that the guns used by terrorists in Nairobi’s DusitD2...

Uganda: Museveni Warns Telecoms On Milking the Economy

Davos, Switzerland — President Yoweri Museveni has said government and business leaders must have a win-win formula devoid...

South Africa: Mineral Resources Dismisses Xolobeni Claims

The Department of Mineral Resources on Thursday rejected claims that it is distributing food parcels to appease the...

Kenya: AFC Leopards’ Simba Appeal Thrown Out

By Timothy OlobuluDar es Salaam, Tanzania — AFC Leopards appeal to have Simba eliminated from the SportPesa Super...

Tanzania: Sagcot Commits to Transform Agriculture

The Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) has unveiled a plan, besides committing that it would join...

Mauritius: Grant Support Offered to 19 Eligible Sports Clubs

press release A total of 19 eligible sports clubs, forming part of the National Leagues in Basketball, Handball,...

Africa: Commemorative Statue of Emperor Haile Selassie Set to Be Unveiled At the AU Headquarters

press release The Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Amb. Kwesi Quartey, received Princess Mariam Sena Asfaw...

Tanzania: Youths Called Upon to Form Associations to Access Loans

By Ludovic KazokaDodoma City Council Director, Godwin Kunambi has urged young people to form associations so that they...

Ethiopia: PM Abiy Met With Bill Gates, Jack Ma

Addis Ababa — Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed met and discussed with Bill Gates and Jack Ma on the...

Zimbabwe crackdown: ‘We are angry, we are desperate’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionVictims tell of being beaten and shot by Zimbabwe's security...

Ethiopia: Stakeholders Commend Ethiopia’s Leadership On Climate Change, Green Economy

Addis Ababa — Stakeholders commended Ethiopia's leadership role in adapting various strategies and policies to create climate resilient...

WATCH: Civil society groups meet to discuss Zimbabwe crisis

• Editor's note: This live event has ended. You may watch a recording above. PRETORIA - A number...

Rwanda: Ebola – Following a Full Simulation Exercise, a Joint Monitoring Mission Is Deployed in Rwanda

Following the Full Simulation Exercise (FSIMEX) conducted in Rwanda at the beginning of January 2019 to assess EVD...

DRC’s disputed presidential election | News24

Felix Tshisekedi will be sworn in as the Democratic Republic of Congo's new president on Thursday after an...

South Africa: Agrizzi Exposes Flat-Footed SIU Probe Into Large-Scale State Corruption

Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi - an eyewitness, and participant to large-scale corruption at state entities - has...

Kenya: Govt Asks UN to Finance War Against Al-Shabaab

By Aggrey MutamboKenya has urged the United Nations to finance the continental counter-terrorism mission in Somalia, arguing that...

South Africa: Stacy Bregman Heads to Irene With Lofty Goals

Pretoria — Five-time Sunshine Ladies Tour champion Stacy Bregman is embracing the pressure that comes as defending champion...

Liberia: Lack of Electricity Affects Phebe Hospital

By Marcus Malayea-Patients appeal for help Due to lack of sufficient budgetary allotment to run the Phebe Hospital...

Liberia: LRA Takes Int’l Customs Day Celebration to Ganta

By Webmaster AdminThe Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), through its Customs Department, will join 181 other customs administrations of...

Zimbabwe: Tribute to Oliver Mtukudzi – Zimbabwe’s ‘Man With the Talking Guitar’

analysis By Willie Chinyamurindi, University of Fort HareMusician Oliver Mtukudzi, who died at the age of 66, was...

South Africa: Bosasa’s Evidence ‘Wiped Out’ Before SIU Visit to Gather Corruption Evidence

analysis By Jessica BezuidenhoutBosasa allegedly 'wiped out' more than 40,000 electronic files over three days in December 2008...

Kenya: Remembering Jaramogi Amid the Kenyatta-Odinga ‘Bromance’

opinion By Charles Onyango-ObboPresident Uhuru Kenyatta with his new 'bestie' and former foe, opposition leader Raila Odinga, left...

East Africa: Clean Seas-Flipflopi Expedition Hits the Waves to Beat Plastic Pollution

press release Lamu — Kenya's revolutionary Clean Seas-Flipflopi expedition - a boat made entirely from re-used plastic collected...

South Africa: Former Prasa Acting CEO Charged With Fraud, Money Laundering and Theft

By Joseph Chirume"He is simply dishonest and a law unto himself" chair of disciplinary hearing says about Mthura...