Month: February 2019

Nigeria: Those Doubting 1.464 Million Votes for Buhari in Kano Ignorant – Ganduje

By Johnbosco AgbakwuruGovernor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, yesterday, described those faulting the 1.464 million votes scored by...

Nigeria: JAMB Registers 1.8 Million Candidates for 2019 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has registered over 1.8 million candidates for the 2019...

Nigerians in Europe Celebrate Buhari’s Re-Election, Urge Abubakar to Accept Defeat

Some Nigerians in Europe are celebrating the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the just concluded Presidential and...

Uganda: Joint Candidate Proposal Cracks Opposition Parties

By Shabibah NakirigyaKampala — With two years to the next General Election, Ugandan Opposition parties are racing against...

Uganda: MPs Adopt Motion to Recall Kyaligonza

By Moses KyeyuneKampala — Members of Parliament yesterday unanimously endorsed a motion to recall Maj Gen (rtd) Matayo...

Uganda: Corruption Scandals Hit Law Reform Commission

By Anthony WesakaKampala — The Uganda Law Reform Commission (ULRC) has been rocked by alleged high-level corruption scandals,...

Uganda: Govt Strikes 20,000 Teachers Off Payroll

By Patience AhimbisibweKampala — At least 24,319 teachers have been deleted from the payroll, provoking head-teachers' protest that...

Uganda: Entebbe Airport Registers Growth in Passenger Numbers

By Paul AdudeEntebbe — The number of passenger and aircraft traffic flowing through Entebbe International Airport has grown...

Uganda: 22 Years Later – Kiboga Upe School Operates Under Trees

By Barbra Nalweyiso & Wilson KutambaKiboga — St Joseph Primary School, a government school under Universal Primary Education...

Uganda: Poor Garbage Disposal Haunts Town Dwellers

By Dan WanderaLuweero — The blame game on who is responsible for littering the streets of Bombo Town...

Uganda: South Sudan Compensation – Many Traders Missing On List

By Ismail Musa LaduKampala — Some of the Ugandan traders who supplied several companies and individuals in South...

Uganda: IGG Directs Health Ministry to Discipline Medical Staff

By Francis MugerwaHoima — The Inspector General of Government (IGG) has directed the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry...

Uganda: Govt Decentralises Pension Payment

By Joseph KatoKampala — The government yesterday launched a decentralised system of processing pension payments to ministries, departments...

Uganda: Busoga Elite Unite to Fight Failing Education

By Misairi Thembo KahunguKampala — Leaders from Busoga have unveiled Shs3.5b initiative to uplift education standards in the...

Thorisa Themane murder case postponed due to sixth arrest – The Citizen

The case against six suspects arrested for the murder of Thorisa Themane was postponed on Thursday for seven...

Malawi: Dealing With Social Ostracism and Discrimination

By Taonga NyirendaRumphi — pic by Taonga Nyirenda The spread of HIV/AIDS to Malawi in 1985 brought with...

Ernst Middendorp rules out Kaizer Chiefs return for Joseph Molangoane in current season – News

Posted: 28 February 2019 Time: 13:00 Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp has declared the 2018/19 season over for...

Nigeria: Ondo APC, Akeredolu Congratulate Buhari, Woo Voters Ahead of Assembly Election

By Josiah OluwoleThe Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his election for a...

South Africa: D-Day for Mcbride’s Future At IPID

On Thursday the matter of the contract of Robert McBride, executive director of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate...

The 4th Karate Ambassador’s Cup

On February 24th, the 4th Karate Ambassador’s Cup was co-organized by the Embassy of Japan and the Rwanda...

Jabulani Shongwe still in contract talks with Highlands Park – News

Posted: 28 February 2019 Time: 12:06 Highlands Park head coach Owen Da Gama says negotiations between the club...

Nigeria: Women and Jungle Justice – It’s Barbaric, Lawless – Nigerians Speak

By Ebunoluwa Sessou, Florence Amagiya and Elizabeth UwanduWhen we talk about jungle justice here, we are talking about...

News24.com | Egypt train crash: Investigators say driver to blame

The driver of a train that crashed in Cairo's central railway station has been arrested following the accident....

Nigeria: Aliko Dangote Now the 64th Richest in the World

By Akinwale AkinyoadeAfrica's richest man, Aliko Dangote has become the 64th richest person in the world. Dangote who...

South Africa: We Are Looking for Improved Performances – Ellis

Head coach of the Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana Desiree Ellis, says she is looking for improved performances from her...

South Africa: Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers – High-Level Segment of 40th Session of UN High Commission for Human Rights

press release Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers, South African Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation at the high-level...

Zambia: Zaafouri Eyes Chipolopolo Job

By Kalumiana KalumianaFIRED AL Hilal coach Irad Zaafouri says he would be interested in the Chipolopolo job that...

[L’œil de Ric]: En Côte d’Ivoire, un séminaire sur l’identité et la mission des communautés nouvelles

Les 23 et 24 février, évêques, théologiens et responsables des communautés nouvelles ont réfléchi sur l'identité et la...

PUMA partners with Manchester City and four sister clubs – News

Posted: 28 February 2019 Time: 11:41 PUMA and City Football Group have signed a global long-term partnership to...

Stacey Dooley hits back at David Lammy in ‘white saviour’ row over Comic Relief trip to Africa

Stacey Dooley has hit back after she was accused of encouraging a “white saviour” complex over her Comic...

Nigeria: We Are Not Bothered By Atiku’s Threat to Go to Court – Presidency

Photo: This Day Atiku Abubakar and President Muhammadu Buhari By Johnbosco AgbakwuruAbuja — The Presidency has said that...

SuperSport commentator back wrestling following stroke

Cape Town - SuperSport rugby commentator Ethienne Reynecke has shown marked improvement following a stroke last year.In August...

Kenya: JKIA Takeover Plan to Strip KAA of Resources

By Samwel OwinoParliament has warned that the planned takeover of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) by Kenya Airways...

Kenya: Safaricom Unveils 400G Network

By Ngángá Mbugua and Annie NjanjaSafaricom has unveiled its partnership with Chinese technology giant Huawei which will provide...

Kenya: Governor Waititu Terminates Rehab Programme After Outcry

By Eric WainainaA controversial rehabilitation programme run by the county government of Kiambu has been terminated. The programme...

Kenya: ‘Selina’ Actor Kone Nouhoum Succumbs to Injuries

By Hillary KimuyuFive months after his accident, actor Kone Nouhoum on Thursday morning succumbed to injuries which had...

Kenya: Shinde Makes Strong Comeback With New Song ‘Presha’

By Abigail ArungaAngela Mwandanda aka Shinde, one of the members of Kenya's most iconic girl groups, Tattuu, is...

Malawi: Govt Vaccinates Young Girls Against Cervical Cancer

By Lameck MasinaMalawi officials say the country has the world's highest rate of cervical cancer, but only two...

Kenya Police Seize ‘U.S.$320m’ Fake Money

Detectives from Kenya's Special Crimes Prevention Unit have on Wednesday seized a huge cache of fake currencies, foreign...

Kenya: Joseph Kamaru’s Widow Susan Dies in Rongai

By Ndungu GachaneSusan Wangari Kamaru, the widow of celebrated Kikuyu Benga musician Joseph Kamaru, is died. Ms Kamaru...