Month: October 2019

Uganda: Use PPPs to Grow Agricultural Sector Funding, Says FAO Boss

Uganda must use public-private-partnerships (PPP) as a spring board to improve funding in agriculture, according to the Food...

Kenya: Man Jailed for 20 Years for Defiling His 13-Year-Old Sister-in-Law

A man has been jailed for 20 years by a court in Rongo for defiling a minor who...

Ethiopia: Tragedy Struck Ethiopia, Again. ‘We Are Dealing With a Different Scenario’

One of the mourners at the funeral in Sebeta town of the two men from the Gamo community,...

Tanzania: State Introduces Shielding Pills for HIV High Risk Groups

PEOPLE at high risk of contracting HIV will be protected against the infections under the government plans to...

To beat or not to beat: Museveni’s big Bobi Wine problem

Uganda’s ruling party is in a bind. Less repression will allow the opposition to mobilise and grow. More...

Motsepe-Radebe on Botswana: ‘I’ve never given money for anything regarding regime change’

Businesswoman Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe has set the record straight regarding allegations of political meddling and an alleged affair with...

Zimbabwe: Masakadza Appointed ZC Director of Cricket

Hamilton Masakadza has been appointed Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC)'s director of cricket, a newly created role designed to transform...

Ghana: Kotoko Plan for San Pedro Return Leg Match

Kumasi — Management of Kumasi Asante Kotoko is putting measures in place to ensure adequate security for their...

Sudan: ‘The country Experiencing High Levels of Violence Despite Ceasefire’

South Sudan is still experiencing high levels of violence fueled by cattle raids and inter-ethnic clashes despite cessation...

Nigeria Army ID Check Operation Causes Uproar in Parliament

Nigeria's military is set to begin systematic identity checks throughout the country from 1 November to root out...

Cameroon: AU Petitioned On Killings

Yaounde — HUMAN rights groups have petitioned the African Union (AU) to address serious violations in Cameroon where...

Sudan: Malaria Epidemic Kills 10 in North Darfur

El Fasher — The Sudan Doctors' Central Committee of North Darfur reported the outbreak of a renewed malaria...

Eritrea: Seminar Focusing Intellectual and Developmental Disability

Mendefera — The National Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disability branch in the Southern region organized seminar from...

South Africa – Police Evict Migrants Camped At UN Office

Police in Cape Town using water cannon have dispersed scores of migrants who'd camped for weeks outside a...

MUST WATCH | Tortured, raped and trafficked – African migrants find themselves in hell

These migrants from Ethiopia are seeking a better life. Crammed in wooden smuggling boats, it's a six-hour voyage...

Families seek release of Sudan’s detained regime members

Relatives of Sudan's former regime officials detained since the ouster of Omar al-Bashir demonstrated on Wednesday, seeking their...

Facebook: Russian disinformation campaign targeted Africa

Facebook said on Wednesday it took down accounts linked to a Russian ally of President Vladimir Putin seeking...

South Sudan’s Machar seeks delay to unity government

South Sudan's government is failing to push through a peace deal, the country's main opposition said, calling for...

Nigeria’s Supreme Court upholds President Buhari’s election win

Nigeria's top court has dismissed an appeal by main opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar to overturn the result of February's presidential vote...

South Africa: Minister Tito Mboweni – Medium Term Budget Policy Statement 2019

Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, TT Mboweni, MP, Minister of Finance Madam Speaker; President of the Republic; Cabinet...

South Africa: Parliament On Advocate Nomgcobo Jiba Final Representations

Justice and Correctional Services Portfolio Committee gives Jiba a final seven days to make representations The Portfolio Committee...

South Africa: City of Tshwane Wants Goverment to Assist With Refugees Camped Outside UN Offices

The City of Tshwane is seeking intervention from the government to resolve the impasse involving refugees who have...

South Africa: North West Tourism Hands Over Tourist Guiding Certificates to Amahlubi Youth in Khayakulu Village

A firm boost for tourism in North West Province as youth trainees complete Cultural Tourist Guiding Training recently...

South Africa: MEC Ravi Pillay Donates Sewing Equipment to Co-Operatives in Izingolweni

KZN Finance MEC donates sewing machines to a women-led Co-operative in Izingolweni, says cooperatives and small businesses can...

South Africa: Parliament On Public Engagements With Gert Sibande District Municipality Residents On NHI Bill

Communities living in Gert Sibande District Municipality told the Portfolio Committee on Health that the National Health Insurance...

South Africa: You Lied to Authorities to Pay Accused’s Bail – Defence Grills Miguel Louw’s Mom

The defence lawyer in the Miguel Louw murder trial has put the murdered boy's mother under the spotlight...

2 million on brink of starvation in regional drought in Zambia

More than two million Zambians are facing "severe" food insecurity after drought and flooding reduced harvests, the Red...

South Africa: Boyfriend of Clanwilliam Teacher in the Dock for Her Murder

The boyfriend of murdered teacher Allison Plaatjies made his first appearance in the Clanwilliam Magistrate's Court on Wednesday....

Zimbabwe to Carry Out National Household Based HIV Survey

Zimbabwe will carry out a national household based survey to assess the disease burden of HIV and evaluate...

South Africa: Latest Honour for Herschel Jantjies

Cape Town — Jantjies scored his fourth test try in the 41-7 win over Japan at the beginning...

South Africa: Sasol Saga Is a Lesson for Corporate South Africa

In truth, SA is but a novice when it comes to the allure of the international financial world....

Nigeria: Group Tasks Nigerians On Regular Testing to Combat HIV/Aids Scourge

A non-governmental and advocacy organisation, Brothers Across Nigeria (BAN), has harped on the need for regular testing as...

South Africa: Rugby World Cup Final Sparks Nostalgia for Another Mandela Moment

South Africa is emerging from a disastrous decade under the presidency of Jacob Zuma. The Zuma years crippled...

Thousands homeless after floods in Central African Republic

The worst flooding in two decades in the Central African Republic has left at least 28 000 people...

Nigerian pastor accused of abusing children who fled Boko Haram

By AFPMore by this Author Deep in the tropical forest in southern Nigeria, an evangelical pastor runs a...

Over 100 inmates escape prison after torrential rain in Nigeria

Torrential rains in central Nigerian Kogi State allowed more than a hundred inmates to escape from prison, a...

South Africa: Old Mutual Former CEO Litigation Update

The Board of Old Mutual has been informed that the Deputy Judge President of the South Gauteng High...

South Africa: City of Johannesburg Launches Fifth Mobile Clinic to Service Inner City Informal Settlements

Outgoing Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has urged residents of George Goch informal settlement in the inner city not...

South Africa: Filippi, De Beer Geared for Argentine Challenge

Cape Town — GolfRSA Proteas Luca Filippi and Kyle de Beer have arrived in Argentina ready to stake...

South Africa: Mthembu Inspires SA At Nation Brand Forum

From the Boks' strong showing in the Rugby World Cup underway in Japan, to the unforgettable performance of...