Day: May 19, 2019

Sudan Army Rulers Say Talks With Protesters to Resume Sunday

Sudan's army rulers announced talks will resume with protest leaders Sunday, four days after the generals suspended negotiations...

Nigeria: Buhari Performs Umrah Rites in Saudi Arabia

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday arrived Makkah, Saudi Arabia, from the city of Madinah where he began the initial...

Somalia: Two Million Now Face Starvation

A raging drought in Somalia could leave some 2.2 million people -- nearly 18 per cent of the...

South Africa: 8-Month-Old Baby Caught in Shooting Crossfire in Mitchells Plain

By Kamva SomdyalaAn eight-month old baby was caught in the crossfire of a shootout in Mitchells Plain, Western...

Tanzania: Zanzibar Upgrades Its Town to City Level

By Abdallah MsuyaThe Minister for Regional Administration, Local Government, and Special Department, Mr Haji Omar Kheri, has said...

Sudan: UN Expert Condemns Excessive Force at Protests

Geneva — The UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Sudan, Aristide Nononsi, has condemned...

Tanzania: Govt to Table Bill for Obligatory Health Insurance

By Katare MbashiruDodoma — COME September this year, the government is expected to table in the National Assembly,...

Zimbabwe: MDC to ED – Fix the Economy and Stop Creating Conspiracy Theories

THE MDC has called on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to stop meddling in the popular opposition's affairs through attempts...

Tanzania: Magufuli Warns Govt Leaders to Avoid Conflict

PRESIDENT John Magufuli has warned some regional commissioners (RCs), regional administrative secretaries (RAS), district commissioners as well as...

Zimbabwe: Culture Week – ED Ignores Chief Ndiweni Saga, Scorns Wannabe Europeans

By Leopold MunhendePRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa Saturday ignored the whole drama around Matabeleland North Chief Nhlanhlayamangwe Ndiweni which has...

Tanzania: Prime Minister Says Forex Traders to Be ‘Allowed’

Arusha — Private forex traders, whose lucrative currency changing business was rudely halted by recent closures of their...

Zimbabwe: Mangudya Panics Over Soaring Black Market Forex Rates, Says to Inject U.S.$500 Million Into Interbank Market

GOVERNMENT, through the central bank, will Monday draw down US$500 million to supply the interbank forex market to...

Sudan: Khartoum, Juba at Odds Over Abyei Stand By UN

By Kevin J KelleySudan and South Sudan took contrasting stands last week during a United Nations Security Council...

Zimbabwe: Fuel Shortages – Chasi Urges Adoption of Electric Cars

By Robert TapfumaneyiENERGY Minister Fortune Chasi says the country should consider the introduction of electric vehicles on its...

UN human rights expert denounces attacks on Sudan protesters

A UN human rights expert has condemned reports of "excessive use of force" by Sudanese security forces against...

Zimbabwe: Health Minister Moyo Defends First Lady’s Meddling in Govt Affairs

By Anna ChibamuHEALTH and Child Care Minister Obadiah Moyo says those who are against the First Lady Auxillia...

Nigeria: Bauchi Cleric – I Was Detained for ‘Criticising Buhari’

The Bauchi-based Islamic cleric, Mallam Idris Abdulaziz, who was detained and later released by the Department of Security...

Nigeria: First International Female Polo Ambassador Unveiled

Games of kings and King of Games polo, has broken new ground in it's over a century old...

Malawi: Mutharika Asks Voters to Hand Him Second and Final Term

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has called on Malawians to entrust the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) led government...

Malawi: Macra Plans to Shutdown Phones, Whatsapp on Elections Days

Beleaguered Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (Macra) Director General Godfrey Itaye on Saturday called for a meeting to discuss...

Côte d’Ivoire / Finale Coupe nationale : Afad – FC San Pedro, en quête d’une première

Entre l'Académie de Football Amadou Diallo (AFAD) et le FC San Pedro, il y'aura un seul qui gouttera...

Du Plessis wants South Africa to let go of fear of failure

Captain Faf du Plessis said that South Africa haven't played their best cricket in previous editions of the...

Côte d’Ivoire: des ministres à Béoumi après les violences intercommunautaires

Une importante délégation d'officiels ivoiriens a été dépêchée à Béoumi samedi 18 mai. La ville, située à 60...

Eurovision 2019: Netherlands wins song contest

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe contest's highlights - from singing in the shower and...

Super Rugby 2019: Crusaders end tough four-game stretch against South African teams unbeaten

The Crusaders are taking the positives away from an impressive stretch of games against South African teams. The...