Day: January 8, 2020

James Anderson: England bowler ruled out of final two South Africa Tests with rib injury

Anderson is the most successful fast bowler in Test history with 584 wicketsBowler James Anderson has been ruled...

Libya conflict: Turkey and Russia call for ceasefire

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Russia denies Turkey's claims that it has mercenaries in Libya Turkish President...

Marc Guehi: Chelsea defender set for Swansea City loan move

Guehi was born in the Ivory Coast but moved to England as a child and signed for Chelsea...

Chelsea defender Marc Guehi set for Swansea medical ahead of 18-month loan deal

Chelsea believe the Ivory Coast-born defender has the potential to become a fixture in their first team in...

Si la Côte d’Ivoire était une dictature, Fabrice Sawegnon serait aujourd’hui maire du Plateau

Malgré le soutien du RHDP, Fabrice Sawegnon n'est pas devenu maire du Plateau : la preuve, selon Saïd...

South Africa’s struggling Eskom cuts power yet again

A stowaway child is found dead in the undercarriage of a plane on a flight from Ivory Coast....

Organic Potash Corporation Announces Joint Venture with EDF

Ivory Coast alone produces 43%. This represents a unique opportunity for major growth prospects for OPC and its...

Al-Shabaab warns of more attacks against Kenya, US interests

Somali Islamist group al-Shabaab on Wednesday warned Kenya "will never be safe", threatening tourists and calling for more...

Sudan bans newspapers, TV stations over Bashir ties

By AFPMore by this Author Sudan banned two newspapers and two television stations on Tuesday, saying they had...

Kevin Pietersen leaps to England ace’s Jos Buttler defence after ‘f****** k*******’ insult | Cricket | Sport

The International Cricket Council is set to take action against Buttler though and it is likely the wicket-keeper...

US sanctions South Sudan vice president over human rights

The United States on Wednesday hit South Sudan's first vice president with financial sanctions, accusing him of ordering...

DRC police warn protesting students to leave Kinshasa campus

Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo capital on Wednesday gave protesting students a day to leave Kinshasa...

England may unleash Leach to put extra spin on Root’s treasured win | Sport

There is relief as well as jubilation for England. After four matches Chris Silverwood has now overseen a...

Sudan: Demonstrators in Sudan’s Capital Demand Justice for ‘June 3’ Victims

Khartoum — On Tuesday, hundreds of activists launched a rally in Khartoum, demanding that those responsible for the...

Sudan: UN-Sudan Govt Delegation Returns From West Darfur

Khartoum — A joint delegation of the United Nations and the Sudanese government has returned from a visit...

Sudan: Eastern Sudan Consultative Conference Postponed

Khartoum — On Tuesday, the committee organising the eastern Sudan consultative conference in Khartoum announced the postponement of...

Tanzania: Rukwa Farmers Benefit From Rising Maize Prices

IT is all smiles for farmers in Rukwa region following the increase of maize price from 18,000/- to...

Tanzania: Entrepreneurs Challenged to Grab CRDB Opportunities

KAGERA Regional Commissioner, Brig Gen Marco Gaguti has encouraged business community in the region to take advantage of...

Angola: PGR Admits to Seize Isabel Dos Santos Assets in Portugal

Luanda — The Attorney General's Office (PGR) has admitted that it may seize holdings of Angolan businesswoman Isabel...

Kenya: Govt – Miguna Is a Threat to Kenyan Interests

The government has blamed controversial lawyer Miguna Miguna's "unruly" behavior for his troubles following protracted denial of travel...

Kenya: Media Council Introduces Smart Press Cards As Tougher Accreditation Rules Kick in

The Media Council of Kenya (MCK) has introduced a set of new regulations to guide the accreditation of...

Kenya: Man in Court Accused of Kidnapping Sisters for Sh200k Ransom

A man alleged to have kidnapped two sisters with the intention of obtaining a Sh200,000 ransom from their...

Kenya: King Kaka Hypes Mashemeji Derby and This Is What Kenyans Have to Say

Popular Kenyan rapper King Kaka has been in the news recently mainly for his latest release Wajinga Nyinyi...

Kenya/Cameroon: Malkia Strikers Assistant Coach Returns Home From Yaounde for Mother’s Burial

Bereaved Kenya national women volleyball team assistant coach Japheth Munala will miss Malkia Strikers final game of the...

Renamo MPs quizzed over attacks in central Mozambique

Mozambique's prosecuting authority on Wednesday questioned four opposition lawmakers over a recent wave of highway ambushes that have...

Uganda: Six Killed As Building Collapses in Kansanga

A building in Kansanga has collapsed killing six people on the spot. The incident occurred on Wednesday afternoon...

En Côte d’Ivoire, le basculement au budget-programme est favorable à l’agriculture

Entrée en vigueur dès le 2 janvier, l'annexe fiscale 2020 a été officiellement présentée hier à Abidjan aux...

Ghana: Minister for Finance Announces the Establishment of African Sankofa Savings Account

Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister for Finance today announced the establishment of the “African Sankofa Savings Account”, a diasporan investment...

Ghana: President Akufo-Addo Launches “Beyond the Return” Initiative

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Friday, 27th December, 2019, launched the "Beyond the...

Zimbabwe: ED Takes Annual Leave

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has with immediate effect taken annual leave from office with vice president Constantino Chiwenga assuming...

Ghana: Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin – the Journey of a Diaspora Returnee to a King

As Ghana hosts the greatest return initiative for Africa, there is a lot to appreciate of those who...

Zimbabwe: Civic Group Blasts Zanu-PF for Pushing Individual Interests

A local civil society organisation, the Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) has accused the ruling government of changing...

Zimbabwe: Illegal Gold Mining Lands Nduna in Hot Soup

Zanu-PF legislator Dexter Nduna is in hot soup again over allegations that he had extracted gold ore at...

Nexusguard Research Shows DNS Amplification Attacks Grew Nearly 4,800% Year-Over-Year; Highlighted By Sharp Increase In TCP SYN Flood

Enterprise networks and telcos must take heed of the resurgence of old threats to avoid junk traffic consuming...

Evening Update Wednesday 8January

The SNCF has said that rail traffic is still disrupted because of industrial action today, with 4 out...

Clashes over garrison town kill 3 Nigerian soldiers

Three soldiers have been killed in intense fighting between Nigeria's army and jihadists over a key northeastern garrison...

South Africa: New Books | Our Words, Our Worlds

In this short interview, poet Makhosazana Xaba speaks to fellow writer Natalia Molebatsi about dance as a metaphor...

Pleading for Leniency, Eskom Wants to Slash Emissions by 2035 – Bloomberg

Pleading for Leniency, Eskom Wants to Slash Emissions by 2035 Bloomberg Source link : https://www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2020-01-08/pleading-for-leniency-eskom-wants-to-slash-emissions-by-2035 Author : Publish...

South Africa: Land Reform Is About More Than Just Land

A successful land restitution project in the Eastern Cape is being hampered by government's failure to provide basic...

South Africa: ‘I’m Stoked to Be Alive’ – Kirsten Landman

The biker became the first African woman to ride in the Dakar Rally that began on 5 January....