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Zimbabwe: Corporate Corruption, Illicit Outflows Bleeding Zim

By Davison KaiyoCorporate corruption as manifested through IFFs stands as one of the biggest challenges to overcome in...

Sudan Deal Parties Must Not Drop the Ball

editorial After months of butting chests, the Transitional Military Council in Khartoum and democratic forces that have sustained...

Nigeria: Female Politicians Fault Buhari’s Ministerial List of Seven Women

By Ebuka OnyejiThe low representation of women in political office in Nigeria is set to continue with the...

Ghana: President Akufo-Addo Commissions Operational HQ of Ghanagas – Cuts Sod for Phase 2 Expansion of Twyford Ceramics Factory

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 23rd July, 2019, commissioned the state-of-the-art Operational...

Cameroon: Prisoners Revolt Adds New Fervour in Anglophone Crisis

By Christina OkelloHundreds of inmates have staged a riot at Cameroon's central prison in Yaoundé to demand better...

Egypt: Presidency of the Republic Participates in Egypt’s July Revolution Celebration

Khartoum — Secretary-General of the Presidency of the Republic, Gen. Mohamed Ali Ibrahim affirmed that Sudan is steadily...

Kenya: Study Shows Most Varsity Students Prefer Electoral College Voting

By Ouma WanzalaUniversity students support the new voting system of electing their leaders through an electoral college as...

South Africa: MTN Spends R40 Billion On Network Upgrades

By Savious KwinikaJohannesburg — MTN has invested over R40 billion ($2,8 billion) in the past four years to...

Kenya: Uhuru Kenyatta Mulls New Treasury Secretary After Henry Rotich’s Fall

By Paul WafulaPresident Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to quickly pick Treasury replacements -- whether in an acting capacity...

Ghana’s Constitution Is Meant to Protect the Media – but Does It?

analysis By Jacob NyarkoBetween independence 1957 - the year Ghana won independence from British - until 1992 the...

Nigeria: For the Youth, a Freedom From Hate

opinion By Nuhu RibaduIt is in conversations between generations like this that the young ones benefit from the...

Africa: Climate and Mortality Rates in Kenya, Mali, and Malawi – What We Found

analysis By Baishali BakshiAfrican countries are hit by far fewer natural disasters compared to the rest of the...

Ethiopia: Meles – Why the Addis Effect is Now Resonating All Over the World

opinion By Meles Alem TikeaWhen he assumed power, Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed's clarion call was that...

Kenya/Egypt: Kenya’s Harambee Stars to Start Afcon 2021 Qualifiers in Egypt

By Samuel GachariraKenya's national men football team, Harambee Stars, will begin their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon)...

Sudan: U.S. Envoy Lays Out Long Path to New Government

By Anita PowellSudan's path to a civilian government will be a long and complex one, says the United...

South Africa’s Soldiers Won’t End Gang Violence. A Co-Ordinated Plan Might

analysis By Laetitia OlivierThe South African government has taken a decision to deploy members of the South African...

Uganda: Commenting On Coffee Bill Not Illegal – Mayiga

By James KabengwaBuganda Premier Charles Peter Mayiga has said it's a standard procedure and not illegal to give...

Uganda: She Cranes Return With Memorable World Cup Tales

By Regina NalujjaKampala — A jovial She Cranes team yesterday touched down at Entebbe International Airport aboard Emirates...

Disparition de l’africaniste Claude-Hélène Perrot, grande spécialiste de la Côte d’Ivoire

Ainsi armée par ses maîtres, elle va être une des toutes premières historiennes à exploiter les sources orales...

Nigeria: IMF Raises Nigeria’s Growth Forecast to 2.3%

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday raised the growth forecast of Nigeria's economy for the 2019 financial year...

Tanzania Steps Up Efforts to Tackle Wildlife Smuggling

By Bob KarashaniAuthorities in charge of Tanzania's main seaports will prioritise specific actions such as improving risk profiling...

Kenya: Lupita’s Dad Reveals Why Oscar Winner Always ‘Sneaks’ Into the Country

By Thomas MatikoKisumu Governor Prof Anyang Nyong'o has explained why his daughter Lupita Nyong'o, who is an Oscar...

Uganda’s Current Account Deficit Rises, to Exceed U.S.$3 Billion

By Bernard BusuulwaUganda's current account deficit increased to an estimated $3.037 billion by close of 2018/19, from $1.23...

Tanzania’s Self-Formed ‘Silicon Dar’ Turning City Into Smart Hub

By Beatrice MateruOn a stretch of Ali Hassan Mwinyi Road between Bamaga and the junction of Morocco Road...

Qatar participates in International Partners Meeting to follow up Political Situation in Sudan

The State of Qatar took part in a meeting chaired by the European Union in Brussels for a...

4 killed as Tanzania police clash with illegal fishermen

By AFPMore by this Author A policeman and three villagers were killed in a gunfight between law enforcers...

South Africa: ‘Idols SA’ – Will Cape Town Take the Title for a Third Time?

Johannesburg — Season 15 auditions at the home of two consecutive winners of Idols SA were nothing short...

Élections présidentielles en Côte d’Ivoire : Mabri Toikeusse veut être candidat

Le ministre de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la recherche scientifique, président de l'UDPCI, 2ème vice-président du RHDP, et...

Kenya: Nakuru Hospitals Get Medical Supplies Worth Sh100 Million

By Phyllis Musasia and Nancy NaholiNakuru County on Monday distributed assorted medical supplies worth Sh100 million in an...

Nigeria: Senate Begins Screening of Ministerial Nominees Today

By Ismail MudashirThe Senate will today commence the screening of ministerial nominees sent to them by President Muhammadu...

South Africa: SA’s Constitution Has Served the Country Well – Ramaphosa On SA’s 25 Years As a Democracy

By Canny MaphangaPresident Cyril Ramaphosa says that while the country has problems, its democratic system based on a...

Nigeria: Imposing Visa Restrictions on Nigerians Responsible for Undermining the Democratic Process

press release The United States is a steadfast supporter of Nigerian democracy.  We commend all those Nigerians who...

Kenya/Egypt: Harambee Stars to Start Afcon 2021 Qualifiers in Cairo

By Samuel GachariraThe national men football team, Harambee Stars, will begin their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon)...

Kenya: Nairobians Earning Less That Sh49,000 a Month Spend Most Time on Social Media

By Lynet IgadwahNairobi residents earning between Sh30,000 and Sh49,000 a month spend the highest amount of time on...

Nigeria: Buhari Receives New Ambassadors From Portugal, Jamaica, Indonesia

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said channelling more investments in Nigeria's technological sector, and opening up space...

Egypt – When Football Stadiums Become Military Zones

Photo: Ahmed awwad/Pexels A club football match in Egypt, with an empty terrace in the background. analysis A...

Nigeria: Can Siemens Save Nigeria’s Chaotic Power Sector?

By Ineke MulesThe Nigerian government has agreed to a deal with the German energy company in an attempt...

Zimbabwe: Why Zimbabwe Is Running On Empty, Again

By Sally NyakanyangaHarare — Hunger, rocketing inflation, power blackouts, fuel queues - Zimbabwe has been here before, but...

Rubber glove industry urged to further tap into African market – Business News

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian rubber glove industry has been urged to strengthen its efforts to further tap into...

Cameroon forces quash prison riot posted on Facebook

Cameroon's security forces put down a riot by prisoners who ransacked and burnt a jail in the capital...