Day: October 28, 2019

Shock Finding – What African Women Say About Wife-Beating

Accra -About one in four African women - and even more African men - say wife-beating is at...

Tanzania/Egypt: Yanga Face Uphill Task in Cairo

YOUNG Africans face an uphill task to progress into the CAF Confederation Cup following a 2-1 loss to...

Humanity’s homeland found in ancient Botswana

Modern humans emerged 200 000 years ago in a region of northern Botswana, scientists claimed on Monday, in...

OpEd: Lessons From The Prudhoe Community Land Claim

Members of the Prudhoe Community together with their legal team outside the Land Claims Court sitting in Port...

Renergen chooses builder for South African LNG, helium plant

Renergen has appointed a Chinese company to carry out construction of a planned small-scale liquefaction plant in South...

15 killed in latest northern Burkina Faso attack

By AFPMore by this Author Gunmen killed 15 civilians in northern Burkina Faso over the weekend, security and...

Origin of modern humans ‘traced to Botswana’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The landscape is much drier today Scientists say they've pinpointed the homeland...

South Africa: Homeless Attacks – Accused’s Bail Application Scheduled for November

The bail application of the man accused of attacking two homeless people in Muckleneuk, Tshwane, earlier this year,...

South Africa: Steenhuisen Throws Hat in Ring for DA Leader

DA parliamentary leader John Steenhuisen has thrown his hat in the ring to become the DA's next federal...

South Africa: MEC Albert Fritz Condemns Decision to Re-Advertise Western Cape Commissioner Post

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, condemns the re-advertising of Western Cape Provincial Commissioner post, announced by...

Ivory Coast farmers worry about impact of heavy rains on cocoa crop

ABIDJAN — Above-average rains in most of Ivory Coast's cocoa growing regions last week have raised concerns about...

Kaizer Chiefs not getting carried away after vanquishing Mamelodi Sundowns

Kaizer Chiefs made perhaps the biggest statement yet in their title chase on Sunday, but coach Ernst Middendorp...

South Africa: Anti-Crime Campaign in Roodepan

The Voice in the City group held a walk in the Roodepan area on 26 October 2019. This...

Falcon Heights 2019 city election

Born in Liberia, Wehyee grew up in the Ivory Coast, Minneapolis and St. Francis. “The ability to relate...

Canada and China in Africa: who does it best?

In fact, it is today the region with some of the world's fastest growing economies — the Ivory...

South Africa: Former Protea Breaks New Ground for Women in SA Cricket

Cape Town — Shandre Fritz broke new ground for women's match officials when she started her first appointment...

SABC to broadcast Rugby World Cup final

JOHANNESBURG – The SABC has confirmed that it will broadcast the 2019 Rugby World Cup final between South...

South Africa: Proteas Stars Back MSL As CSA Seeks Success Story

Cape Town — The second edition of South Africa's Mzansi Super League (MSL) gets underway on November 8...

Minister’s Sanctioning Draws Govt Ire

Government has fired a salvo at the United States of America's decision to add to its sanctions list,...

SABC to broadcast Rugby World Cup final on Saturday

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) confirmed on Monday it will be airing the Rugby World Cup final...

South Africa: Keimoes SAPS Clamps Down On Drug Trafficking

In a vigorous attempt to clamp down on drug trafficking in the local community, Keimoes Crime Prevention members...

Nigeria: Don’t Tax Soft Drinks

The Federal Government is considering introducing excise duties on carbonated drinks, according to Minister of Finance, Budget and...

Bobi Wines ridicules Museveni for wooing ghetto he ‘impoverished’

By DAILY MONITORMore by this Author On Saturday, President Yoweri Museveni visited the Kibuye and Katwe settlements in...

Côte d’Ivoire : Le non de jeunes PDCI, RHDP, FPI, Fesci et société civile à l’instrumentalisation en …

A l'approche des élections présidentielles de 2020, la Fondation allemande Konrad Adenauer Stiftung tire la sonnette d'alarme, quant...

15 killed in northern Burkina Faso attack

Gunmen killed 15 civilians in northern Burkina Faso over the weekend, security and local sources said on Monday,...

Nigeria: FIRS Promotes 244 Staff

Port Harcourt — Chairman of the Nigeria Civil Service Union, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Comrade Idris Hassan...

Nigeria: Cashless Policy and the Economy

The policy should be faithfully implemented On 17th September this year, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) issued...

Nigeria: About 100 Patients Patronise Luth’s Cancer Centre Daily, Says CMD

The Chief Medical Director of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Prof. Chris Bode, has disclosed that no fewer...

Nigeria: Why Kano Pillars Set Up Camp in Kaduna – Musa

The Technical Adviser of Kano Pillars football club, Ibrahim Musa has said the decision to camp his team...

Fighting crime: Hoteliers in Kampala to submit guest registers to police

By DAILY MONITORMore by this Author Hotels, lodges and guest houses in Ugandan capital Kampala and neighbouring districts...

Côte d’Ivoire : Du nouveau sur les bouquets Canal+

NCI » & « ITV », chaines généralistes ivoirienne et sénégalaise, « CUISINES », nouvelle chaîne de recettes...

Hamilton all set for a sixth celebration in Texas

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton has a week to wait for his sixth Formula One championship and...

Tanzania backsliding on freedoms under Magufuli: Amnesty, HRW

By AFPMore by this Author President John Magufuli has presided over a crackdown on media and civil society...

Côte d’Ivoire : le Japon fait un don de 39 millions $ pour le secteur de la santé

(Agence Ecofin) - Le Japon a accordé un don d'une valeur de 23 milliards FCFA (39 millions $)...

Nigeria: Again, Supreme Court Strikes Out Suit Challenging Buhari’s Re-Election

The Supreme Court on Monday again struck out an appeal filed by the presidential candidate of the Hope...

Nigeria: Spending VAT Proceeds On Recurrent Expenditure Counter-Productive – ActionAid Nigeria

A civil society organisation, ActionAid Nigeria (ANN), has said it is counterproductive to spend the proceeds of the...

Kenya: Nairobi Metropolitan Rental Market Trends On the Rise

Nairobi — Major towns in the outskirts of Nairobi City continue to experience a rising rental trend, according...

Kenya: Police in Nairobi Recover More Than 260 Stolen Phones

Police in Nairobi have recovered more than 260 mobile phones stolen in armed robberies and muggings in the...

Kenya: Jambojet Starts Selling Flight Tickets to Kigali and Mogadishu

Nairobi — Low-cost carrier Jambojet has started selling flight tickets to Kigali and Mogadishu in anticipation for the...

Nigeria: Dangote Cement Dominated Activities in Minerals Production in 2017 – NEITI

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) in its latest report released in Abuja revealed that activities in...