Day: March 21, 2019

Zimbabwe: Zesa Gets New Board

By Africa MoyoENERGY and Power Development Minister Dr Joram Gumbo yesterday announced a new seven-member ZESA board, and...

Zimbabwe: ‘Big Guns’ Vie for Zacc Posts

By Fidelis MunyoroHigh profile figures are among the list of 133 people who have been nominated for interviews...

Zimbabwe: Armed Robber Jailed 25 Years

By Rutendo RoriAn armed robber, who was part of a gang that was terrorising residents in Marondera, has...

Kenya: Gangla Focused On Fixing Kenya Sevens Mess

By Timothy OlobuluNairobi — New Kenya Rugby Union boss Oduor Gangla says he will focus his energy on...

Zimbabwe: TelOne, NetOne to Be Privatised

By Felex ShareGovernment has intensified efforts to partially privatise telecommunication companies Telone and NetOne and is offering the...

Kenya: How to Date for Marriage

opinion People date with a future in mind. No one wants to exclusively commit to a relationship that...

Nigeria: Weak Regulation Fuels Rise in Medical Errors, Drug Problems in Nigeria

By Chukwuma MuanyaMedical experts have raised fresh alarm over rise in fake and adulterated drugs, medicines' abuse and...

Nigeria: Four States Atiku Claims Were ‘Stolen’ From Him During 2019 Polls

By Kunle SanniAn opposition presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, claims he won in four of the states that the...

Kenya: 4 Held Over Sh2 Billion Bogus Notes, Fake Gold to Know Bail Fate Thursday Afternoon

By John OsoroNairobi — A Nairobi court will Thursday afternoon determine the fate of four suspects held over...

Nigeria Now Producing 8 Million Tons Of Rice Annually – RIFAN

By Juliana AgboContrary to the report that says Nigeria produces 4 million tons of rice, the Rice Farmers...

South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa Proclaims NDPP Investigating Directorate to Strengthen Fight Against Corruption

press release President Cyril Ramaphosa has intensified government's campaign against corruption and state capture with a proclamation establishing...

Nigeria Eclipses Egypt As Africa’s Largest Rice Producer

By John GreenWest African nation Nigeria has overtaken North African counterpart Egypt as Africa's largest producer of rice....

Ghana: Huawei Mate X Foldable 5G Wins Best Connected Mobile Device Award At #mwc2019

The HUAWEI Mate X foldable 5G smartphone won GSMA's prestigious "Best Connected Mobile Device of Mobile World Congress...

Ghana: Telecos’ Adviced to Work On Local Roaming – As Ghana Chamber of Telecommunication Marks World Consumer Day

By Sheila WillamsThe Mobile Telecommunication Industry has celebrated this year's World Consumer Right Day (WCRD), with a call...

Fifa bans Togo referee Kokou Hougnimon Fagla for life

Fifa has been investigating allegations of match-fixingFifa has banned Togolese referee and football official Kokou Hougnimon Fagla for...

En Côte d’Ivoire, naissance d’un mouvement soutenant le vice-président Duncan

M. Duncan est officiellement membre du Parti démocratique de Côte d'Ivoire (PDCI) de l'ancien président Henri Konan Bédié...

Nigeria: ‘We Wanted to Erase Impression That South-East Hates Buhari’

interview By Lawrence NjokuRe-elected governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, in this interview with Southeast Bureau Chief, LAWRENCE...

Nigeria: SOS Children’s Villages Spend N50 Million to Upgrade Eight Schools in Lagos

By Cleopatra EkiAs part of its corporate social responsibility, SOS Children's Villages is spending over N50m to upgrade...

Nigeria: Farmland Clearing, Livestock Production, Others Aggravate Climate Change

Scientists have categorically proven that the drive to produce more food to meet the growing world demand is...

Ethiopia: The Government Should Own the Gedeo IDP Tragedy and Respond Accordingly!

editorial From the editors Addis Abeba, March 16/2019 - The devastating tragedy of thousands of internally displaced Ethiopians...

Kenya: Oktay Named February Coach of the Month

By Alex IsabokeNairobi — Gor Mahia's Hassan Oktay has been named the Fidelity Insurance Kenyan Premier League coach...

Nigeria: When Is the Right Time to Take Drugs – Before, After or With Meal?

By Zuwaira HashimDoes eating before taking our drugs or taking them after a meal affect the efficacy of...

Nigeria: 3 Nollywood Films Selected for Hollywood Screening in U.S.

Three Nollywood films - 'Up North', 'Lionheart' and 'King of Boys' have been selected for screening at the...

South Africa: Eskom Condemns Fake Reports

Eskom says messages being circulated on social and digital media claiming that there will be no electricity in...

Kenya: Italian Dam Contractor CMC Di Ravenna Yet to Surrender Assets

By Eric MataraItalian contractor CMC di Ravenna has not surrendered any of the 98 vehicles and construction machinery...

South Africa: Erwee, Van Jaarsveld Help Dolphins to Bonus Point Win Over Warriors

Cape Town — A second One Day Cup hundred this season for Sarel Erwee helped guide the Dolphins...

Kenya: New Twist in Sh2 Billion Fake Notes Scandal at Barclays

By Vincent Achuka and Pauline KairuThe police could have stumbled on an international syndicate that dupes people into...

Kenya: World Poetry Day – Celebrating Kenyan Queens of Verse

By Abigail ArungaYou cannot start a story about poetry without a bit of poetry. "Every heart sings a...

Nigeria: Nnamdi Kanu – Court Strikes Out Suit Demanding Prosecution of Abaribe, Fani-Kayode

By Evelyn OkakwuThe Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has struck out a case seeking to ensure...

Redditors Call Out Reported Scam on Blockchain-Based Prediction Platform Augur

At least one scammer is reportedly gaming other users on the blockchain-powered event betting platform Augur by creating...

East Africa: Annual Meeting of EPI Managers Concludes

Asmara — The three-day annual meeting of EPI Managers for East and Southern African countries that was held...

NBA, YouTube unite for Africa channel | News | Sport

The NBA and YouTube announced on Wednesday the launch of a channel for sub-Saharan Africa that will broadcast live...

Africa: Moteab and Mboma to Conduct Interclubs Quarterfinals Draw

Two African legends, Egyptian Emad Moteab and Cameroonian Patrick Mboma will assist the draw process for quarterfinals of...

Kenya: Gangla’s Prescription for Ailing Kenyan Rugby

By Ayumba AyodiNew Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) chairman Geoffrey Oduor Gangla has set his sights on reconstituting the...

Nigeria: Deji Adeyanju Accuses Charly Boy of Collecting Money to Campaign Against Atiku

By Dennis EreziNigerian activist Deji Adeyanju on Tuesday said the founder of 'Our Mumu Don Do' movement, Charles...

Sudan: Minister – Halayeb Falls Under Powers of Sudanese Ministry of Oil

Khartoum — Minister of State for Oil and Gas, Engineer Saad-Eddin Al-Bushra affirmed that the Halayeb area concession...

Sudan: Wali of Gezira State Attends Celebration Marking Success of Agricultural Season

Medani — The Wali (governor) of Gezira State, Lt. Gen. Ali Mohamed Salim, Wednesday attended at Badina village,...

Sudan: GUSW – Issues of Childhood and Women Are Inseparable

Khartoum — The Secretary- General of The General Union of Sudanese Women(GUSW) , Ahlam Mohamed Ibrahim , affirmed...

Sudan: Aila Gives Directive On Preservation of Environment and Safety of Miners

Khartoum — The National Prime Minister,Dr Mohamed Tahir Aila , gave directive , during his meeting Wednesday with...

Kenya/Ghana: Harambee Stars Jet Out for Ghana Showdown in Accra

By Vincent OpiyoHarambee Stars early Thursday morning jetted out of the country for their final 2019 Africa Cup...