Month: June 2019

Congo-Kinshasa: 300,000 Flee Tit-for-Tat Ethnic Violence

Hundreds of thousands of people have fled their homes in the Democratic Republic of Congo's northeastern Ituri province...

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 news LIVE: New Zealand vs South Africa ODI live score and latest updates

 Eoin Morgan felt he was incapable of producing the record-breaking 148 from 71 balls that ushered England to...

Sudan: The Road to Nowhere (Part 2): Alaweiah

analysis By Heather MurdockAlaweiah was pregnant when she fled Sudan last year. Her home in Darfur had been...

Kenya: We’re Prepared to Tackle Ebola, CS Sicily Kariuki Assures Kenyans

The Ministry of Health has deployed special teams of health workers to the country's entry points following a...

Nigeria: Renewable Energy Unlikely to Overtake Oil in Decades – Barkindo

By Chineme OkaforAbuja — The Secretary General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Dr. Mohammad Barkindo,...

Zimbabwe: Buyers Speak On Zim Tourism Potential

By Walter Nyamukondiwa Kariba BureauA 15-member delegation of tourism, travel and hospitality buyers from the south and east...

Women’s World Cup: Best moments from France 2019

There have been goals -- 13 of them in one game -- controversies and wild celebrations -- and...

Nigeria: Sickle Cell – 300 People Receive Free Genotype Test in Sokoto

By Abubakar AuwalSokoto — Three hundred people in Sokoto have received free counseling for genotype- free commemoration of...

Rwanda: Victim – Uganda Police Told Me to Seek Asylum or Go to Jail

By Eugène KwibukaA rwandan national who returned home from Uganda over the weekend after spending a year in...

Kenya/Egypt: Dapper Stars Jet Into Cairo, Ready for Afcon

Cairo, Egypt — National football team Harambee Stars touched down in the Egyptian capital city of Cairo on...

Silence is golden for a Tanzanian mine

In Tanzania, reporters trying to investigate violence, environmental damage and other wrongdoing connected to a gold mine in...

West Africa: Ghana, Ivory Coast Cocoa Floor Price Seen As Small Step Toward Ending Child Labour

By Nellie PeytonDakar — About 1.6 million children are estimated to work in cocoa production in Ivory Coast...

Ethiopia: Stringent Labor Law Reaches Legislation

By Kalaeb GirmaA new draft labour law allows for the dismissal of employees who have a record of...

Ethiopia: Eritrea and Ethiopia Conferred Peace Award

Asmara — Schengen Peace Foundation and World Peace Forum conferred the 'Luxemburg' Peace Award to Eritrea and Ethiopia...

South Africa: Not Much to Celebrate On Youth Day 2019, Say Young People Battling Crime and Unemployment

analysis By Sandisiwe ShobaCivil society coalition #UniteBehind celebrated Youth Day by bringing together kids from low-income communities for...

Morsi death: What happened in court

By BBCMore by this Author A top figure in the now-banned Islamist movement, the Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Morsi...

Atletico to sign Benfica’s Joao Felix for 120 million euros – report

Portugal's Joao Felix during the warm up before the match. REUTERS/Susana Vera/File PhotoMADRID (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid are...

Zimbabwe: Warriors Out to Make History

By Robson Sharuko in Cairo, EgyptZIMBABWE captain Knowledge Musona says his Warriors are relishing the massive challenge of...

Kenya: Nurses Ready to Plug Shortage of Anaesthesia Providers

By Irene MugoThe Council of Governor (CoG) has raised concerns over an acute shortage of anaesthetists in the...

Rwanda: Tortured Rwandans Sue Ugandan Government

By Eugène KwibukaA Rwandan couple and a teacher who say they were illegally arrested and tortured by Ugandan...

Former Egyptian president Morsi buried in Cairo: lawyer

By AFPMore by this Author Rights groups called for an independent probe into the detention conditions and death...

Nigeria Watch – Conflict, Violence Claimed 10,665 Lives in 2018

By Gboyega AkinsanmiNigeria Watch, an annual report supported by the French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA) and...

South Africa: Zindzi Mandela Can’t Be Found As DIRCO Seeks Clarity On Her Apparent Tweets

By Sesona NgqakambaThe South African Ambassador to Denmark Zindzi Mandela has been missing in action after controversial tweets...

Tanzania: Harmonize Responds to Ben Pol’s Claims About Anerlisa

By Thomas MatikoBongo flava star Harmonize has hit back at his countryman Ben Pol over allegations that he...

Kenya/Egypt: Kenya Grow in Confidence, Will Be ‘Ready’ for Battle in Egypt

By David KwalimwaThere were moments during Saturday's international friendly pitting Kenya against DR Congo when Kenyan fans must...

Tanzania: State Security Operatives Dump Bobi Wine’s Promoter At Police

By Daily MonitorKampala — An events promoter, Mr Andy John Mukasa alias Bajjo, who was arrested by Presidential...

Remaking The Rap Culture; A Review Of The Kulture Event Lagos

Bicycle stuntmen, a well-used, ‘old-school’ DJ console and a spatter of millennials clad in 90s gear, coloured what...

Africa: How Many Humans Tomorrow? The United Nations Revises Its Projections

analysis By Gilles PisonIn 2019 the planet has 7.7 billion inhabitants, which is likely to rise to 8.5...

South Africa: Bulls Get Bok Boost Ahead of Hurricanes Test

Pretoria — Springbok centre Jesse Kriel is fit to return to action for the Bulls when they face...

Kenya: One of the Suspects Filmed Mercilessly Whipping Another Man Arrested

By Amina WakoThe police have arrested a suspect linked to a viral video showing four men mercilessly whipping...

Cameroon: How Twitter Has Been Used in Cameroon’s Anglophone Crisis

analysis By Julius T. Nganji and Lynn CockburnOver the past two years conflict has escalated in North West...

Africa: Why It’s Hard to Stop Ebola Spreading – Between People and Across Borders

analysis By Janusz PaweskaEbola has claimed around 1400 lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo while there are...

Zimbabwe: Loner Arrested For Stoning Motorists, Obstructing ED’s Wife

Photo: Eliah Saushoma/The Herald First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa signs a condolence book at the Dabengwa family home in...

Nigeria: Angry Citizen Destroys Properties At Nigerian Embassy in London

By Kunle SanniA Nigerian, identified as Jeffery Ewohime, destroyed properties, mainly cars, at the Nigerian Embassy in London....

Kenya: Rights Groups to Stage Protests in Nairobi Over Atrocities in Sudan

By Joseph MurayaNairobi — Activists in Nairobi were Tuesday set to hold protests against atrocities in Sudan, where...

Africa: After ECHO, Let’s Find Out Why Women Are Not Using Barrier Methods

Photo: Sethekele Ncube/allAfrica A panel presents the findings of the Echo study - the product of a three-year...

Nigeria: Dangote Cement to Attract $700 Million As Shareholders Approve N272.6b Dividend

By Helen OjiDangote Cement Plc has announced plans to attract $700 million in foreign exchange from the exportation...

South Africa: Banyana Banyana Knocked Out of 2019 France WC

Banyana Banyana's participation in their maiden FIFA Women's World Cup in France has come to and end. This...

Mohammed Morsi: Egyptian ex-leader is buried after court death

Image copyright EPA Image caption Morsi (photographed in 2016) was reportedly kept in solitary confinement 23 hours a...

Kenya: Court to Sentence 4 Garissa University Attackers Today

By Simon NdongaNairobi — A Nairobi court is today set to deliver a judgement on four suspects charged...