Day: May 17, 2019

Zimbabwe: MDC Congress Dissenter in Dramatic U-Turn, MP Vows Chamisa Loyalty

By Bulawayo CorrespondentAN MDC legislator who led a protest by party followers to register discontent on the party's...

Zimbabwe: Govt Clears Investment Bottlenecks

Photo: Eliah Saushoma/The Herald President Emmerson Mnangagwa on a tour of Unki Smelting Plant in Shurugwi with the...

Zimbabwe: Actress Gets Death Threats Over Magaya

By Prosper DembedzaOne of Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries leader Prophet Walter Magaya's personal bodyguards yesterday appeared...

Nigeria: Tension As Govt Accuses Opposition of Subversive Tactics

Photo: Premium Times Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party, and President Muhammadu Buhari. By Samuel...

Nigeria: Allegation of Overthrow, a Despicable Lie, Atiku Insists

Photo: Vanguard Abubakar Atiku, 2019 presidential candidate for PDP and President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC By Azimazi...

Kenya: Four Changes for Shujaa in London, Paris 7s

By Timothy OlobuluNairobi — Kenya Sevens head coach Paul Murunga has made four changes to the team that...

Uganda media in court after Bobi Wine coverage

Media groups are challenging a decision by the country's communications regulator to remove dozens of senior journalists from...

Africa: Facebook Bans Israeli Firm That Ran Campaigns to Disrupt Elections

Cape Town — Facebook has removed hundreds of fake pages, groups, and accounts that it says were run...

Nigeria: Central Bank Sets Up Committee to Revive 50 Textile Firms in 4 Years

Following the earlier restriction of official forex supply to textile importers to boost local cotton/textile production, the Central...

Kenya: First Female Marine Pilot Narrates Nightmare Rise in Boys’ Club

Photo: Nairobi News Elizabeth Marami Kenya’s first female marine pilot. By Hilary KimuyuElizabeth Marami made history by becoming...

Nigeria/Ghana: Wafu Cup – Nigeria’s Super Falcons Beat Ghana to Final Ticket

By Tunde EludiniThe Nigeria national women team, the Super Falcons are now through to the final of the...

Kenya: Most Wanted Convicted Criminal Arrested in Kawangware

By Simon NdongaNairobi — Police have arrested one of the most wanted criminals Kelson Lienga alias Kevin Lienga...

Kenya: Al-Shabaab Demands U.S.$1,5 Million Ransom for Kidnapped Cuban Doctors

Photo: Nairobi News Dr Landy Rodriguez Hernandez handles a patient in a Mandera hospital as Dr Assel Herrera...

Nigeria: U.S. ‘Dropbox’ Suspension – Diplomat Urges Nigeria to Retaliate

The President of the Association of Foreign Relations Professionals of Nigeria (AFRPN), Gani Lawal, has urged Nigeria to...

Kenya: Narrow Defeats for Gor, Leopards Dampen Mashemeji Derby Mood

By David KwalimwaGor Mahia and AFC Leopards warmed up for Sunday's Mashemeji derby in disappointing fashion, by recording...

Kenya: Chapa Dimba All-Stars Wrap Up Spain Tour With Big Win

By Alex IsabokeSalou — The Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom All-Stars team wrapped up their Spain tour with a...

Celebrating African First Ladies: Sudan’s Major General Mary Ayen Mayardit

Often described as mothers to the nations their husbands lead, Africa’s first ladies are often expected to be...

SuperSport fires presenter Robert Marawa

Johannesburg - SuperSport has fired the veteran sports presenter Robert Marawa, with the pundit saying it was done...

African Media Agency Partners With Brand Africa To Launch The 7th Annual Brand Africa 100

African Media Agency (AMA), a leading pan-African media relations and communications firm today announced that it has become...

Central Africa: Nature Conservation Projects Marred By Human Rights Violations

By Antonio CascaisArrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken...

South Africa: Standing Tall – First Black African Woman Scales Everest

By Gopal SharmaKathmandu — A South African mountaineer reached the top of Mount Everest on Thursday, becoming the...

Kenya: UN Urges Calm After Protests By LGBT+ Refugees in Kenya Turn Violent

By Nita BhallaNairobi — The United Nations has urged LGBT+ refugees in Kenya to show "calm and restraint"...

Morocco, South Africa, Rwanda, Nigeria could host Formula One races

Morocco, South Africa, Rwanda and Nigeria have expressed interest in hosting a Formula One race, commercial managing director...

I’ve not been eclipsed by Bobi Wine- Besigye

By BBCMore by this Author Uganda's opposition leader Kizza Besigye once grabbed the headlines as he led mass...

Burundi to seize property of govt critics

Burundi’s government has continued to defy calls to resolve a political crisis in the country, with the latest...

Facebook bans “inauthentic” accounts targeting Africa

Image copyright Getty Images Facebook has removed hundreds of social media accounts and banned an Israeli firm due...

Museveni speaks out on Rwanda border closure

By DAILY MONITORMore by this Author Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has said the closure of the border by...

Career Opportunities In HR Evolving As Tech & AI Revolutionise Industry

Far from falling out of favour as an attractive career choice amid concerns that ‘AI is taking over...

Museveni wants to ruin me financially: Bobi Wine

Uganda’s opposition legislator Robert Kyagulanyi popularly referred to as Bobi Wine says the government has embarked on a...

World Cup team guide: South Africa. No AB De Villiers, no problem? – The Advertiser

World Cup team guide: South Africa. No AB De Villiers, no problem? The AdvertiserThe retirement of game-breaker AB...