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South Africa: Police Arrest Two Suspects for Smuggling and Possession of Illicit Cigarettes

In a bid to curb illicit economy related crimes, police at Kopfontein Port of Entry and Zeerust K9...

Allies welcome normalisation of Kenya-Somali ties

By AGGREY MUTAMBOMore by this Author The UN and other Somalia’s partners say the recent decision by Kenya...

Côte d’Ivoire: Des cacaoculteurs formés à l’usage des biopesticides

Des cacaoculteurs ivoiriens de la localité d'Azaguié dans le sud du pays, premiers bénéficiaires en Côte d'Ivoire d'un...

African Cup qualifiers: Algeria dominant, Egypt misses Salah

Defending champion Algeria launched its qualifying campaign for the 2021 African Cup of Nations by routing Zambia 5-0...

‘Boeing was at my father’s funeral and I was not’

Image caption Zipporah Kuria: "They've robbed us of our closure" Zipporah Kuria was fighting back tears. Eight months...

Guinean teen shot dead by police during protest: family, doctor

A Guinean teenager was shot dead on Thursday by police as he tried to flee a crackdown on...

Smith pulls out of South Africa director of cricket running | CRICKET News

Graeme Smith has withdrawn his interest in becoming Cricket South Africa's (CSA) first full-time director of cricket due...

Dickson Etuhu: Ex-Nigeria player’s sentence appealed

Dickson Etuhu played at the World Cup and the Africa Cup of Nations for NigeriaBoth prosecution and defence...

South Africa: SA Can’t Force Refugees On Other Countries, Says Home Affairs Dept

South Africa cannot force any country to accept refugees and asylum seekers, Deputy Home Affairs Minister Njabulo Nzuza...

Africa: Artists, Advocates and Phenoms – Africans Honoured on Time’s 100 Next List

Cape Town — The inaugural Time 100 Next list has revealed the rising stars who are revolutionising their...

African Union for Housing Finance (AUHF) Cape Town Declaration provides 5 Point Plan for African Governments to address housing Finance Shortage

Following the successful completion of their 35th Annual Conference, the members of the African Union for Housing Finance (AUHF.co.za) together...

Ethiopia: Desert Locusts Put Crops At Risk

Ethiopian agriculture officials say they are taking steps to control a major locust infestation that could threaten some...

Total builds on Brulpadda success to herald new era for South Africa

One of the most important discoveries of the year took place 1785km off the southern coast of South...

‘We failed to reach Europe – now our families disown us’

Most of the West African migrants who fail to reach Europe eventually return to their own countries, but...

Pascal Siakam: Toronto Raptors star & his unconventional path from Cameroon to NBA

Siakam played a crucial role as Toronto Raptors won the NBA title last seasonFor the first 17 years...

UN Chief: Terrorists Strengthen Foothold in Africa’s Sahel – U.S. News & World Report

UN Chief: Terrorists Strengthen Foothold in Africa's Sahel U.S. News & World Report Source link : https://www.usnews.com/news/us/articles/2019-11-13/un-chief-terrorists-strengthen-foothold-in-africas-sahel Author...

Group stage of 2021 Africa Cup of Nations underway

Algeria won the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 over Senegal in EgyptNigeria, Namibia, Guinea-Bissau, Central...

Cocoa Strategic Partnership Between Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire Paying Dividend – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the strategic partnership between Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana, which has resulted in...

Uganda: 800 Sign Petition to Drag President Museveni to Hague Court

Kampala — Over 800 people have so far signed a petition to drag President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to...

South Africa: Miss South Africa Asks Men to Write Love Letters Against Violence

Cape Town — It's not a secret that South Africa has seen high levels of violence against women...

Eritrea: Training On Communication and Report Writing

Asmara — The Office of Auditor General in cooperation with the African Organization for Supreme Audit Institutions-English Speaking...

Uganda: 19-Year-Old Woman Buries Own Baby Alive

Police in Apac District are investigating the circumstances under which a teenage mother allegedly buried her two-month-old son...

Kenya: Tz, Kenya, Uganda Inflation Trend Climbs

THE annual headline inflation rates for Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda for the month of October, 2019 went up...

Nigeria: Fashola’s Gaffe On Federal Roads

On Wednesday last week, Minister of Works and Housing Mr Babatunde Fashola made a statement that utterly displeased...

Zimbabwe: Trainee Medical Registrars Boycott Final Exams, Argue Doctors’ Strike Denied Them Practical Learning

Dozens of University of Zimbabwe (UZ) postgraduate medical registrars, Monday boycotted their end of course examinations claiming they...

Ghana: Fianoo Breaks Silence … Urges New FA Boss to Fulfill Promise

Newly-elected President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kurt E.S Okraku, has been charged to keep his promise...

Sudan: Switzerland Grants U.S.$2 Million for Livelihoods Interventions in Darfur

Khartoum — On Monday, the Government of Switzerland, acting through the Embassy of Switzerland in Khartoum and the...

Eritrea: The First Phase of Habela-Cheatat Road Construction Launches

Asmara — The first phase of the construction of the Adi-Guadad-Akordet, two-lane, 134 km new asphalt road was...

Ghana/Cameroon: Meteors Face Pharaohs Today … After Drawing 1-1 With Cameroon in U-23 Afcon Opener

Skipper Yaw Yeboah is optimistic that the Black Meteors will go all out for a win against Egypt...

Tanzania: Police in Morogoro Holding Three Over Burning of Village Office

Morogoro — Police in Morogoro is holding three suspects including the Mlali Councilor Frank Mwananziche in connection with...

South Africa: Police Slam Senzo Meyiwa ‘Cover-Up’ Report, Claim Lead Investigator Is Still On the Case

The office of the national police commissioner, General Kehla Sitole, has slammed a Sunday Independent report on an...

Ethiopia: The Young Ethiopians Working for Peace

Bule Hora, Ethiopia — In a hotel dining room in the southern Ethiopian town of Bule Hora, a...

Egypt opens jail after UN report on inmate Morsi’s death

Egyptian authorities on Monday opened up Tora prison in Cairo for a media tour, following a UN report...

South African Anti-Infective Market Outlook to 2027 by Type, Range & Distribution Channel

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 11, 2019--The “South Africa Anti-Infective Market to 2027 - Regional Analysis and Forecasts by Type; Range,...

Envoy: Angola on right path as it celebrates independence

By AGGREY MUTAMBOMore by this Author There was little that used to come out of Angola except that...

Kenya/Egypt: Harambee Stars Depart for 16 Hour Trip to Cairo

Nairobi — National football team Harambee Stars left Nairobi on Sunday night for a 16hr, 30 minutes trip...

U23 Africa Cup of Nations – Nigeria Lose to Ivory Coast

The Nigeria U23 team suffered a 1-0 defeat to Ivory Coast in their opening Group B tie at...

Egypt: Women’s Squash Champion Hopes Winning More Than Male Peer Marks New Era

London — 'This is a big, big step for women. Hopefully other sports can see exactly what we...

Africa: From Cairo 1994 to Nairobi 2019-Reinvigorating the movement for rights and choices for all

NAIROBI, 8 November 2019 - World leaders, civil society and private sector gathering in Kenya to commit to...

Defense Lawyer Calls for Gbagbo’s ‘Unconditional’ Release

In a letter to the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Emmanuel Altit, senior lawyer of...