Day: June 18, 2019

Sudan: Young musicians’ hopes and fears for the future

On 3 June, a military crackdown on protesters in Sudan left dozens dead. Demonstrations in Sudan have subsided...

Piracy in West Africa: The world’s most dangerous seas?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tankers carrying oil and gas provide rich pickings for pirates The seas...

Institut francais du Nigéria Institut francais du Nigéria

He has been living in West Africa (Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast and now Mali) for 5 years, which...

‘My father, the rapist’: Hidden victims of Rwanda’s genocide

Image caption Carine and her son Jean-Pierre, one of thousands born as a result of rape during the...

Somaliland police close down two private TV channels: media

By AFPMore by this Author Authorities in the breakaway territory of Somaliland on Tuesday closed two private television...

SEE: Prisons under siege as Zimbabwe’s economic woes persist

Harare – The Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare is crumbling at the seams, assailed by overcrowding and...

UN calls for ‘independent’ probe into death of Egypt’s Morsi

The UN human rights office called Tuesday for an "independent inquiry" into former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi's death...

Uganda: BoU Cash Saga – Ofwono Opondo Accuses Police of Telling Lies

By Damalie MukhayeKampala — The government spokesperson Mr Ofwono Opondo has dismissed as "lies" all statements by police...

Uganda: A Look At Uganda’s Investment Environment, High Rate of Businesses Failure

opinion By Raymond MugishaUganda has been named the most entrepreneurial country in the world by authoritative voices. Many...

300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN

More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic...

Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a human guinea pig

GEORGE, South Africa (Reuters) - Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya has accused the global athletics governing body...

Egypt’s former president Morsi quietly buried in Cairo

Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi was buried on Tuesday, as the UN backed calls for an...

Tanzania: Ongala Festival Coming to Bagamoyo

By Caroline UliwaA tribute to the life and music of Ramadhan Mtoro Ongala Mugamba better known by his...

Insiders Insight: Who wins when Bostwana’s presidents feud?

Insiders Insight: Who wins when Bostwana's presidents feud? - African Arguments By continuing to browse the site you...

Safety behind bars: Why Lesotho gives condoms to inmates

Three years ago the Southern African Kingdom of Lesotho started distributing condoms in all its male and female...

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: Auditor General Office Gets More Power

By Berhane HailemariamThe Audit Services Corporation will be reporting to the Federal Auditor General rather than parliament, according...

Africa updates: South Sudan seeks loan to pay salaries

By NATION REPORTERMore by this Author Nigeria's Buhari warns of Boko Haram change of tackNigeria President Muhammadu Buhari...

South Africa: No Time for Complacency, Says Mabuza At Aids Conference

By Kaveel SinghSA cannot afford to be complacent in its drive to end the HIV/Aids pandemic and must...

Ghana: Closed Season Needs Our Support for Sustainable Fishing

FISHER folks across the country yesterday returned to their jobs-what they know best-fishing! They went back to fishing...

Ghana: Frank Adjei, Others Honoured for Job Creation in Ghana

Renowned businessman and philanthropist, Mr Frank Adjei, has been honoured with a doctorate degree by the Ternopil National...

Cameroon: Breast Cancer – Women Urged to Go for Screening

A campaign for free testing scheduled from the 10-13 at Mbingo Baptist Hospital Bonaberi. Breast cancer is becoming...

Record-breaking six-fest from Morgan blasts England to 397-6 v Afghanistan

England's Eoin Morgan in action Action Images via Reuters/Lee SmithMANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - England captain Eoin Morgan blasted...

Sudan protesters urge night rallies amid impasse with military

Sudan's protest leaders have called for nighttime demonstrations and marches in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere in the...

Ghana: GSA Inaugurates Committee to Formulate Standards for Automobile Industry

By Lawrence VomafaAkpalu — The Ghana Standard Authority (GSA) yesterday inaugurated a multi-stakeholder technical committee to formulate international...

Ghana: 3-Day Meeting HBHI Underway in Accra

By Abigail AnnohA high level stakeholders meeting is underway to review Ghana's efforts at reducing the malaria burden...

Tanzania: State Refutes Govt, Private Sector Credibility Gap Claims

By Henry LyimoTHERE is no credibility gap between the government and private sector and sweeping reforms are being...

Cameroon: 2019 AFCON – Indomitable Lions Return Home

The African champions are expected to arrive in the country this Tuesday after holding training camps in Spain...

Cameroon: WHO Honours Professor Judith Torimiro

She was recognized at the 72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, for 27 years of work on...

ZANU-PF cannot fix Zimbabwe’s crisis. It needs the opposition.

ZANU-PF cannot fix Zimbabwe's crisis. It needs the opposition. - African Arguments By continuing to browse the site...

Cameroon: Humanitarian Assistance Plan NW, SW – Govt Steps-Up Relief Distribution

In addition to other measures, a total of 55 trucks despatched from Yaounde on Thursday June 13 have...

Africa: Peace and Stability in Central Africa – PM Holds Talks With UN Envoy

Both officials during an audience on June 14 discussed on how to support and strengthen the United Nations...

Egypt’s Former President Mursi Dies in Court

Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi has died in court, state television reported on Monday. It said Mursi had...

Cameroon: 12 Trucks Arrive in South West With Supplies

From the Regional Headquarter, Buea, the items were dispatched to the seats of all the six divisions Some...

Africa: 2020 CHAN, 2021 AFCON – PM States Cameroon’s Determination

This was in the course of a question and answer session during the plenary sitting of the National...

Cameroon: Ghanaian President Writes to Paul Biya

The country's Minister of National Security handed the sealed message to Cameroon's Head of State on Friday June...

Ghana to Send 375 Qualified Nurses to Work in Barbados

press release By Rex Mainoo YeboahGhana has agreed to send 375 Ghanaian nurses to Barbados to work in...

Ethiopia: Eritrea and Ethiopia Conferred Peace Award

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

Zimbabwe: Govt Launches Zim Health Situation Room

By Victor Maphosa and Charmaine BrownGovernment has launched the Zimbabwe Health Situation Room to effectively and efficiently manage...