Day: April 30, 2019

Kenya: Evans Kidero Freed On Sh8m Cash Bail After 4 Nights in Cell

By Maureen KakahFormer Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero was on Tuesday released on a cash bail of Sh8 million...

Nigeria: Immunisation Protects Our Herd – Nigeria Health Watch Forum 2019

Blog By Beti BaiyeImmunisation is a clear success story and its value in preventing and curtailing infectious diseases...

South Africa: SARS Tightening Illicit Economy Leakages

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) is embarking on strategic initiatives in an effort to curb revenue leakages...

Tanzania: Economy Promising With Digital System in Agri Sector, Says Director

TANZANIA economy is expected to grow more in the coming years following the inception of digital system in...

Angola: drought puts 2.3 million people at risk

A severe drought in Angola has plunged 2.3 million people into a food security crisis with thousands of...

South Africa: UN Report Warns of Disastrous Consequences of Antibiotic Resistance

By Elsabé BritsThis follows an alarming South African study which shows that doctors and nurses are prescribing antibiotics...

Kenya: Police Piece Together Puzzle in Eldoret Murders, Suicide

By EldoretKenya — Police in Eldoret are investigating circumstances leading to three murders and a suicide. A Kenya...

Benin: Internet Shutdown Repeats Pattern of Government Censorship Across Africa

Photo: Carine Frenk/FRI Citizens were called to the polls on April 28th to elect their deputies in a...

Botswana: Teams Fight for Crucial Positions

By Jeremiah SejabosigoLobatse — The BTC Premiership has entered a crucial stage with some teams fighting for survival,...

Mozambique: Dozens Dead, Tens of Thousands Lose Homes As Mozambique Suffers Second Storm

Photo: PHOTOESSAY: What You Need to Know About Cyclone Kenneth Rescuers in northern Mozambique struggled to reach people...

South Africa: Both FF+ and BLF Claim Victory in Electoral Court Scuffle

analysis By Lelethu TonisiThe Electoral Court sitting at the Johannesburg High Court has ordered the Independent Electoral Commission...

West Africa: Ecowas Regional Transport Integration Project Commences

press release Feasibility studies on the Abidjan-Lagos Expressway Project has commenced and the West African Growth Ring Master...

Nigeria: Braving the Waves to Reach Underserved Populations With Immunization Services in the Niger Delta

"We had not seen vaccination teams in our community for a very long time. Sometimes we have to...

Zimbabwe: Focus On Africa – Zimbabwe Villagers Face China’s Growing Appetite for Minerals

By William NibaThousands of Zimbabweans are facing eviction as another Chinese investor prepares to take over a mine-rich...

Namibia: A Nightmare Called Endometriosis

By Noelle Kangootui At OngwedivaIT IS rare for women to talk about menstruation or the pain they endure...

South Africa: Mashaba Insists On Sourcing Energy From Kelvin Power Station As a Means to Offset Joburg’s Crippling Blackouts

By Sesona NgqakambaCity of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba intends to negotiate a contract with independent coal-fired power station...

Netball Premier League relieved to net big sponsorship

Netball South Africa (NSA) has partnered with Telkom for the new season of the Netball Premier League‚ the...

Troika statement on South Sudan

Read the statement here: The members of the Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States) express...

Kenya: Kings Day Celebrations in Nairobi

27 April is a very special day in The Dutch calendar. It was on this day in 1967,...

South Africa: Woman Who Filmed Colleague Hitting Children At Carletonville Crã¨che Arrested and Charged

By Ntwaagae SelekaA woman who filmed her colleague abusing children at a Carletonville nursery school is expected to...

Fête du travail 2019 en Côte d’Ivoire : Pourquoi Ouattara ne sera pas avec les travailleurs ivoiriens …

Alassane Ouattara ne sera pas face aux travailleurs le 1er mai 2019, pour la fête du travail 2019...

Nigeria: Entrepreneurship As Engine of Employment Generation

By Benjamin Alade and Emeka NwachukwuWhose duty it is to provide employment? For most Nigerians, it is the...

Tanzania: Yanga Edge Azam Out of Track

By Benjamin BenMRISHO Ngasa scored the winner for Young Africans as they hammered Azam FC 1-0 in the...

Tanzania: Students Loans Recovery Is On Good Footing, Minister Says

By Daily News Reporter in DodomaTHE Higher Education Students Loans Board (HESLB) has recovered a total of 128bn/-...

Nigeria: Rice Smugglers Are Patriotic

opinion By Feyi FawehinmiA couple of weeks ago, the Rice Processors Association of Nigeria (RIPAN) - which we...

Australia’s Smith plays down elbow scare ahead of World Cup

Steve Smith bats during his game at the GT20 Cricket Tournament in King City, Ontario, Canada, June 28,...

Zambia: President Jogs to Make Good Decisions

By Michael ChaweSoon after he became President after his predecessor Michael Sata Zambia President Edgar Lungu's health became...

Wimbledon prize money rises 11.8 percent

LONDON (Reuters) - Wimbledon prize money will total 38 million pounds ($49 million) for this year’s championships, a...

Liberia: Palm Oil Development Leaves Liberians Poorer, Says Winner of ‘Green Nobel’

By Nellie PeytonDakar — Palm oil plantations in Liberia are billed as bringing jobs and development but actually...

Nigeria: 7 Ships Expected At Lagos Ports – Ports Authority

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said seven ships carrying various products were expected at Apapa and Tin-Can Island...

Tanzania: Govt Says No to Extension of Maternity Leave

By Habel ChidawaliDodoma — The Health, Community Development, Gender, the Elderly and Children deputy minister, Dr Faustin Ndugulile,...

Sudan: It’s a Man’s World But Women Don’t Seem to Think So

opinion By Anne HohnAlaa Salah became the symbol of the protests in Sudan, standing for all the women...

Nigeria: Tiv/Jukun Mayhem Must End Now

editorial At least 22 persons were killed recently in communities of Wukari Local Government Area in southern Taraba...

Africa: Oyinlomo Moves Up in ITF Ranking, Now No. 2 in Africa

Nigeria's Oyinlomo Quadre has for the second successive week rise significantly in the ITF ranking for junior players....

Ugandan Broadcast Regulator Says It Will Enforce 70% Local Content Quota By May 2019

London — Many African countries have local content quotas but they are more honored in the breach than...

Kenya: Police Bar Anti-Graft Protestors From Leaving Uhuru Park

By Joseph MurayaNairobi — Anti-riot police officers armed with batons and teargas canisters were on Tuesday deployed around...

Africa: U17 AFCON – Volunteers, Unsung Heroes of Tanzania 2019

In sporting events and especially football, Volunteers are usually the unsung heroes. A major player in their work...

Africa: Angola – Capemba, A Gem in Palanquinhas Attack

Angola surprised everybody at the just ended Total U17 Africa Cup of Nations, Tanzania 2019. Their third place...

Mr SA finalist Pinkie Salman is 44 and says age doesn’t matter

Since the release of the Mr SA finalists last week, the competition has dominated Twitter's trends list and...