Day: September 27, 2019

South Africa: Break the Silence, Stop the Violence

Enough is enough, no one has the right to abuse others, and this must stop, says Women, Youth,...

South Africa: Keeping ‘Enough Is Enough’ in Focus

Documentary film-maker and stills photographer Nicky Newman has been documenting South Africa since the early Nineties. Here she...

Nigeria ‘torture house’: Hundreds freed after Kaduna police raid

Image copyright Nigerian Police Image caption Some captives were as young as five years old Nigerian police say...

Africa: UN Welcomes ‘Most Comprehensive Agreement Ever’ On Global Health

United Nations — Describing it as an "important landmark" on our "journey to health for all", Secretary-General António...

South Africa: Reports On Grade 9 School Exit Point ‘Misleading’

The Department of Basic Education says it has noted with concern misleading media reports and social media posts...

South Africa: Port St Johns Cluster Hosts Church Parade

On Thursday, 26 September 2019, Port St Johns Cluster held a Church Parade at Lusikisiki Police Station. The...

Nigeria: Logistics Aggregator Kobo360 Helps Companies Find Truckers and Will Expand Out of Nigeria to Neighboring Countries With Its Latest Investment Round

Fragmented industry? Poor driver payments? Out of all the different start-up opportunities, logistics seems to be one that...

South Africa: Astle Leads Kings in Pro14 Season-Opener

Port Elizabeth — Lock JC Astle will the Southern Kings in their PRO14 opener against Cardiff Blues at...

South Africa: Two Men in Court for Robberies

Hibberdene police assisted by Ugu Cluster and Provincial Task Team have arrested a 28-year-old man for house robbery....

Sakho a doubt for Palace but Zaha expected to shake off foot issue to face Canaries

The Ivory Coast international scored 10 goals and assisted another 10 during 34 top-flight games last season and...

South Africa: Elsies River Massacre – ‘The Wrong People Were Arrested’, Says Accused

"I really didn't do it," said Rowan Schuurman as he went back to jail after appearing in the...

South Africa: Man Dies After Crashing Bakkie Into Joburg Home’s Swimming Pool

A man has died after crashing through a wall and into a swimming pool of a house in...

Nigeria: How Traditional Beliefs and Systems Are Used to Fight Crime in Parts of Lagos

As the commercial nerve centre of Nigeria, Lagos naturally draws lots of people to it - good and...

South Africa: State Capture Inquiry – IPID Investigator Told He Would Be Fired Over ‘Rendition Saga’ Disciplinary Process

Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) investigator Innocent Khuba was informed that he would be dismissed if he continued...

Kenya: Global War Against Drugs Reaches Kenya

The first sentencing of a Kenyan on drug trafficking charges took place in New York on 16 August....

South Africa: Ramaphosa – No SA Tradition Promotes Xenophobia or Gender Violence

President Cyril Ramaphosa marked Heritage Day by condemning violence against women and foreigners, saying it could not be...

Highlands Park vs Orlando Pirates match affected as PSL reschedules upcoming fixtures

The looming MTN 8 final has seen two league matches involving the finalists rescheduled.Supersport United and Highlands Park...

Grand mosque opening draws huge crowds in Senegal

Tens of thousands of people from across Senegal converged on the capital Dakar on Friday for the inauguration...

New Media Fellowship Award aims to improve sanitation across Africa

An alliance of organisations working across the WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) sector in Africa, launched a new...

Nigeria: Police Free Hundreds Held in Chains

Nigerian police have freed more than 300 men and boys from a building in the northern city of...

Somalia’s Mohamed Farmaajo Rejects Uhuru Kenyatta’s Call for Talks

Somalia President Mohamed Farmaajo Thursday used his inaugural address to the United Nations to reject Kenya's call for...

Ghana: World Rabies Day Observed

The 13th World Rabies Day was marked in Accra on Wednesday with a call on pet owners to...

Ghana: Kaneshie Traders Support Accra Psychiatric Hospital

Members of the Kaneshie Market Association, yesterday donated food items worth GH¢ 30,000 to the Accra Psychiatric Hospital,...

Ghana: MTN Wins 3 Awards

MTN Ghana has won three awards at the 2nd Ghana Procurement and Supply Chain Awards 2019 organised by...

Ghana: Minister Advises Traders to Observe Hygiene

Traders operating in the various markets in the La Nkwatanang-Madina Municipality in the Greater Accra Region have been...

Ghana: ‘Ghanaian Businesses Must Put in Place Good Succession Plans to Survive’

Mr Justice Stephen Alan Brobbey, a retired Supreme Court judge, has advised Ghanaian businesses to strive to put...

Ghana: Armwrestling Federation Calls for Sponsorship On Its 3rd Anniv

Since its inauguration in September, 2016 GAF was mandated by the National Sports Authority (NSA) as the 40th...

Ghana: Maundy Launches His ‘Darkest Humanity’ Book in Accra

Maxwell Maundy a writer and speaker on Tuesday launched his book "Darkest Humanity" in Accra. The author described...

Ghana: COCOBOD to Purchase Fertiliser Locally -Vice President

Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has been directed to purchase all fertilisers intended to be supplied to cocoa farmers...

Ghana: Gh¢97, 277 Disbursed to 65 More PLWDs in Ho West District

SIXTY-FIVE more People Living with Disabilities (PLWDs) in the Ho West District were presented with a total of...

Ghana: Greening Sekondi-Takoradi Project Launched

Sekondi — 'Greening the Sekondi-Takoradi Twin City', an urban and peri-urban forestry project was launched on Tuesday in...

Ghana: OccupyGhana Chides Govt Over Aisha Huang

OccupyGhana, a pressure group, has expressed worry at how long it took the government to realise that the...

Ghana: Vodafone Named Most Innovative Procurement Company

Vodafone Ghana has been named the organisation with the most innovative procurement process at the second edition of...

Ghana Wins Two ICAO Awards

Ghana has won two prestigious awards at the ongoing 40th International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Assembly in Montreal,...

Ghana: GTA Sensitises Food, Beverage Vendors On Safety

Ho — The Ghana Tourism Authority, on Tuesday organised a day's sensitisation programme on food and hygiene for...

Ghana: Kofi Manu Concerned Over Structure of Vetting Committee

Mr. Kofi Manu, a football administrator and an official of Sekondi Hasaacas has raised concerns over the composition...

Somalia: Anti-FGM Campaigner Nimco Ali Launches Global Bid to Protect Girls

New York — Somali-born British campaigner hopes launching her campaign will build a network of activists and find...

Afghanistan appoint former South Africa all-rounder Lance Klusener as head coach

Lance Klusener was part of the South Africa side to reach the 1999 World Cup semi-finalsAfghanistan have appointed...

Ghana: Olam Currently Sourcing 14,000 Metric Tonnes Cocoa Beans … As It Marks 20th Anniversary

Olam Cocoa is currently sourcing 140,000 metric tonnes of beans as against its humble beginning of 38,000 tonnes...

Ghana: FBNBank Holds Draw for ‘Save and Win’ Promotion

THE first mini draw of the 'Save and Win' Promotion of FBNBank has been held with 10 customers...