Day: February 20, 2019

Toyota’s Hilux GR Sport is coming to South Africa

Johannesburg - Toyota South Africa has officially confirmed that its Hilux GR Sport limited edition will hit South...

The Doctor Is in, the Doctor Is Out

Apart from Eskom and power cuts, some of our media have been giving a lot of attention to...

Kenya: Nairobi Uber Chap Chap Drivers Linked to Ride Fraud

By Annie NjanjaDrivers of Uber's budget service, Chap Chap, could be defrauding unsuspecting customers by charging them the...

Egypt detains, expels New York Times reporter entering at airport

Egyptian authorities have detained and expelled a New York Times journalist upon his arrival at Cairo international airport,...

Kenya: List of Bogus University Degrees You Should Never Bother Studying

By Faith NyamaiMore than 10,000 students enrolled in bachelor's degree courses in 26 universities risk getting "worthless" certificates...

Tanzania Seeking to Plug Edible Oil Shortage

By Njiraini MuchiraTanzania is seeking investors in the edible oil sector to tame its huge import bill, which...

Nigeria: Atiku Rejects Alleged Plan to Postpone Elections in Borno, Adamawa, Kaduna

By Hamid AyodejiThe presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has rejected the reported plan...

Uganda Real Estate in Steady FDI Growth

By Bernard BusuulwaTotal foreign investment flows destined for Uganda rose from $700 million in 2017 to $1 billion...

Nigeria: Will Split in Atiku, Buhari Endorsements Affect South-East Voters?

By Ebuka OnyejiNigerians woke up on Saturday morning to the news that the fifth general election in its...

Zimbabwe: Beer Prices Surge After Delta Turns to Forex Sales

By Bulawayo CorrespondentZIMBABWEAN drinkers have been priced out of their favourite beverages following top brewer Delta Corporation Limited's...

Zimbabwe: Ramaphosa Heads for Harare As He Ups Push for Sanctions Removal

Photo: The Herald Presidents Emmerson Mnangagwa and Cyril Ramaphosa (file photo). By Kingston NdabateiSOUTH AFRICAN President Cyril Ramaphosa...

Uganda Banks Stand to Benefit From Falling Foreign Currency-Denominated Loans – Moody’s

By Allan OlingoUganda's banks will benefit from moderating foreign-currency loan volumes, easing asset risk as exposure to shilling...

Zimbabwe: Bread Shortage Looms As Flour Stocks Drop to One Week’s Supplies

By Staff ReporterMILLERS say the country was remaining with a week's supply of bread making flour stocks, a...

Tanzania: Acacia Mining Posts U.S.$59 Million Profit for 2018

By Allan OlingoTanzania-based mining company Acacia returned to profitability in 2018, posting net earnings of $59 million after...

Uganda: Panic As Fire Guts Cars in NSSF Basement

By Joseph KatoKampala — There was a stampede at Workers' House which is home to National Social Security...

Southern Africa: SA President Ramaphosa Zim-Bound

By Bulawayo BureauSOUTH African President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to lead a high-powered delegation to Zimbabwe next month...

Kenya: MPs Summon KAA Board on Airport Takeover

By Samwel OwinoA parliamentary committee has summoned the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) as it begins investigating plans by...

Kenya’s Bureaucracy Cries Out for Overhaul

opinion By Robert ShawKenyans are famed for being resourceful and hardworking. Yet we face an avalanche of hurdles...

Zimbabwe: Dialogue – ED’s Legitimacy Out

By Zvamaida MurwiraThe legitimacy of President Mnangagwa will not form part of the agenda for inter-party national dialogue...

Kenya: Safaricom Promotion to Create 100 Millionaires in Three Months

By Lynet Igadwah and Mary WambuiSafaricom has launched a multimillion-shilling campaign, which will see the firm reward more...

Kenya: Firm Fights State Agency Over Loss of Trademark

By Philip MuyangaA company challenging the withdrawal of its trademark says it was not given an opportunity to...

Kenya: Meru Counters Clinical Officers’ Strike Threat With Big Promises

By David MuchuiMeru County has pledged to promote clinical officers, equip level four hospitals and address human resource...

Kenya: Man Arrested for Denying His Children Education, Medication

By Fadhili FredrickA man has been arrested in Kwale for denying his children education and medical care on...

Kenya: Ethiopian Businessman Fights Fred Matiang’i Deportation Order

By Sam KiplagatAn Ethiopian businessman who was declared a prohibited immigrant by Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has...

Kenya: Half the Number of ICU Patients in Public Hospitals Die – Study

By Elizabeth MerabAt some point in life, one will most likely end up in an ambulance. It is...

Uganda: UWA Rescue Huge Crocodile, Python

By Paul TajubaThe Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) on Monday rescued a Nile crocodile measuring about 3.8 metres in...

Zimbabwe: Forex Shortages Hit Money Transfer Agencies

Photo: The Herald Money transfer agencies, mainly Western Union, have become latest victims of foreign currency shortages. By...

Zimbabwe: All Eyes On Monetary Policy Statement

Photo: The Herald Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr John Mangudya By Golden SibandaReserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ)...

Uganda: Former Flying Squad Boss Rearrested

The former Commander of Flying Squad Police Unit, Herbert Muhangi has been rearrested hours after the army court...

‘IAAF’s evidence in Semenya matter not good enough’

Dr Ross Tucker: 'IAAF's evidence in Semenya matter not good enough' Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya is asking...

Nigeria: Buhari Meets Service Chiefs, Governors in Villa

By Jonathan Nda-IsaiahPresident Muhammadu Buhari, the nation's service chiefs and some governors from crisis-ridden states yesterday, held a...

Nigeria: ‘2.6 Million Children Suffer Severe Acute Malnutrition’

By Ankeli EmmanuelThe International Society of Media in Public Health (ISMPH) in collaboration with other relevant civil society...

8 debutants for Proteas in first Youth Test

Cape Town - The South Africa U-19s selected eight new caps for their opening Youth Test match against...

Nigeria: We Are Now Ready for Election, Says INEC

By Adedayo AkinwaleAbuja — After the tongue lashing by virtually all segments of the public for last Saturday's...

Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills 18 Firewood Merchants in Borno

By Michael OlugbodeMaiduguri — Suspected Boko Haram members have attacked a group of firewood merchants in Borno State,...

South Africa: Trevor Noah Reacts to Jussie Smollett’s Alleged Lie About Attack

By Akinwale AkinyoadeSouth African comedian, Trevor Noah has joined the growing list of celebrities to react to the...

Nigeria: How Multiple Taxes Cripple Listed Companies’ Operations

Photo: The Guardian Aerial view of buildings and markets on Lagos Island. By Helen OjiThe incidence of multiple...

Universités de Côte d’Ivoire : Les choses se compliquent

Les choses se compliquent dans les Universités de Côte d'Ivoire. Les enseignants qui observent un grève depuis quelques...

Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains

By AFPMore by this Author More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although...

Exciting Study Shows Some Immune Cells Can Fight Every Known Flu Virus

The dreamlike goal of having universal, one-off flu jabs just got a little bit closer, thanks to the...