Day: June 7, 2019

La Côte d’Ivoire gèle ses ventes de cacao sur la campagne à venir 2019/20

Les ventes de cacao sur la campagne à venir 2019/20, qui démarrera le 1er octobre, ont été arrêtées,...

CAN 2019 : La Côte d’Ivoire en quête de rachat

Eliminée au premier tour en 2017, absente de la Coupe du Monde 2018, la Côte d'Ivoire vit des...

Thousands protest price hikes, corruption in Liberia

By AFPMore by this Author Thousands of people took to the streets of Liberia's capital Monrovia Friday to...

How did Sharjah become the 2019 World Book Capital? H.E. Bodour Al Qasimi explains

The emirate of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates was recently elected the UNESCO World Book Capital for...

South Africa: Johannesburg Bar to Apply for Leave to Appeal Seth Nthai Ruling

By Jeanette ChabalalaThe Johannesburg Bar says it intends to apply for leave to appeal a Limpopo High Court...

Angola Under Lourenço – More Than Just a Promising Start?

analysis By Peter FabriciusAngolan activist Rafael Marques de Morais was persecuted by security agencies for his relentless exposés...

North Africa: The Promise and Peril of the Digital Silk Road

analysis By Tin Hinane El KadiChina's growing digital presence in North Africa presents opportunities for growth. Without oversight,...

Nigeria: Ben Bruce Set to Return to Entertainment, Expands Silverbird Group Film Ventures

By Jayne AugoyeFollowing the end of the 8th Senate, Ben Murray-Bruce has revealed that he will return to...

Nigeria: Governors Yet to Take a Position On State Police – Fayemi

The governors of the 36 states of Nigeria on Friday said no position has been taken on the...

Nigeria: Security – Military, Police to Commence Joint Patrol in Osun

The police, military and other paramilitary agencies in Osun State are to be involved in joint patrol operations,...

South Africa: Court Date Set for Review of Arms Deal Commission’s Findings

By Ethan Van DiemenCivil society organisations Corruption Watch and Right2know will, on June 11 and 12, head to...

South Africa: Minister Lindiwe Zulu Closes Child Protection Week Campaign, 9 June

press release Minister Zulu closes the child protection week campaign in Emalahleni, Mpumalanga Province As the 2019 Child...

Nigeria: Oando Crisis Deepens As Two Directors Resign

By Oladeinde OlawoyinTwo non-executive directors of Nigerian Oil firm Oando Plc have resigned. The two directors are Sena...

South Africa: Truck Carrying Brand New Cars Crashes Into Home After Brake ‘Failure’

By Jenna EtheridgeIt was not a good day for the driver of a car transporter involved in an...

Nigeria: Court Rebukes INEC, Orders Okorocha Be Given Certificate of Return

By Evelyn OkakwuAn Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has nullified the decision of the Independent National...

Côte d’Ivoire : Grand-Bassam retrouve sa place de première destination touristique du pays

Trois ans après l'attentat qui l'avait endeuillée, la cité balnéaire a retrouvé ses baigneurs du week-end, ses visiteurs...

South Africa: Navigating the Fishing Boat to Your Plate

analysis By Kim MaxwellHere's a topic to chew on over your snoek and chips: Sourcing fresh fish by...

South Africa: Banyana Banyana Set to Make Debut, With the Usual Suspects Gunning for Glory Once More

analysis By Jonah Dylan and Yanga SibembeThe FIFA Women's World Cup kicks off on Friday, 7 June in...

South African Airways Appoints Zukiswa Ramasia as Interim CEO

By Esther RoseCape Town — National carrier South African Airways has appointed Zukiswa Ramasia as its interim CEO...

South Africa: Victoria Yards – Joburg’s Hidden Gem

analysis By Nikita SinghIn the heart of a dilapidated suburb, Victoria Yards has emerged as one of Joburg's...

South Africa: Undercover With Mandela’s Spies – the Living and the Dead Still Bound By Apartheid’s Devastation

analysis By Marianne ThammBradley Steyn's book Undercover with Mandela's Spies is not just a rollicking read full of...

South Africa: Cyril Ramaphosa and the Harbingers of the ‘New Dawn’

analysis By Tessa KnightMeet the Cabinet members tasked with turning South Africa around. CYRIL RAMAPHOSA President After serving...

South Africa: Can the Police Investigate a Case That Hasn’t Been Reported?

analysis By Johan Burger and Chris BothaIf a crime victim in South Africa doesn't open a case with...

Africa: Waste Management Company Veolia Steps Up to Air Pollution Threat

press release To fight air pollution, a global menace that claims 7 million lives each year, everybody has...

South Africa: Foraging At Durban’s Eclectic Markets

analysis By Wanda HennigSpices mixed with love, darling. Tender cow cheeks. Real chickens. Sold live. Hot tips on...

South Africa: On Track At Paarl’s Station Street Kitchen

analysis By Bianca ColemanImpressionist art and food combine at this platform-side eatery influenced by Monet and his gardens...

Lesotho: Herding Cattle in Gauteng to Send Every Cent Possible to Lesotho

Photo: Kimberly Mutandiro/GroundUp Kopano Lekau herds cattle and goats in an open field along Geluksdale Road near Brakpan...

South Africa: Call to Bolster Independence of Prisons Watchdog

By Barbara Maregele"A watchdog body which is understaffed and unable to do what it's meant to do" The...

South Africa v Afghanistan: Watch Cricket World Cup on TV, live stream, time

South Africa face Afghanistan in a Saturday evening clash in the Cricket World Cup. Fans around the world...

South Africa: Political Spat Over ‘Leak’ At City Council Chambers in Port Elizabeth

Photo: Thamsanqa Mbovane/GroundUp What looks like clean water has been running for weeks outside council chambers while the...

South Africa: Community Clean Up Turns Waste Into Arts and Crafts

Photo: GroundUp Clean My Space initiative volunteers in BM Section, Khayelitsha, collect and sort waste on a Friday....

South Africa: SA to Participate in Key G20 Trade Ministers’ Meeting

With hardly a week to settle in, newly-appointed Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel will represent South Africa...

South Africa: Smoke. Fire. Bread… Roosterkoek

analysis By Louzel Lombard SteynMy first attempt at making roosterkoek was a brave one; I had only three...

South Africa: EFF Defends Call for Land Occupations

Photo: Zoë Postman/GroundUp The EFF made submissions to the Human Rights COmmission’s inquiry into Alexandra township on Thursday....

South Africa: Shareholders Force Board Shake-Up in Aussie Mining Company

Photo: John Yeld/GroundUp Australian mining executive Mark Caruso, in the snake-skin boots, with senior management from his company’s...

South Africa: Joburg Court Intensifies Security As Two Westbury Gang Leaders Appear On Same Day, Again

By Sesona NgqakambaThe murder trials of two Westbury gang leaders has resulted in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court intensifying...

Cricket World Cup: England could leave out Adil Rashid v Bangladesh

Adil Rashid has taken 130 wickets in 85 one-day internationals at an average of 35.06 since the last...

South Africa: Siblings Appear in Court for Alleged Fraud and Theft of R11 Million

press release A brother and a sister, Zwelakhe Dhladhla (30) and Louis Phumzile Dhladhla (40) appeared before the...

South Africa: Alleged Accomplice of Woman Who Abducted Newborn Baby At Hospital Detained

By Canny MaphangaPolice have arrested a 35-year-old woman who is believed to be an accomplice involved in the...

South Africa: Two Suspects Arrested for Dealing in Drugs

press release Two males suspected of dealing in drugs were arrested by Welkom Public Order Police (POP) on...