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Africa: A New Nature-Based Food and Land Use Economy

“All my kids can go to school now, whereas before I might only have been able to send...

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa, Mashurugwi and the Coming Anarchy

Soon after arriving in Zimbabwe, in September of last year, I had to visit a friend in Bindura,...

Uganda: Jailed Stella Nyanzi Wins 2020 Oxfam Novib/Pen International Award

Incarcerated Ugandan academic, writer and feminist activist, Dr Stella Nyanzi is this year's winner of the Oxfam Novib/PEN...

Kenya: U.S. Army Says Al-Shabaab Report On Manda Bay Attack Exaggerated

Al Shabaab's report on the Sunday attack at Manda Bay Airfield in Lamu County was exaggerated, the US...

Nigeria: What We Are Doing to Tackle Climate Change – Minister

Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar in this interview with Daily Trust, says the federal government will...

Ghana: Scores of Visitors Participating in Dubai Shopping Festival

About three million visitors are participating in the 25th edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) currently on-going...

Cameroon: Inclusive Government – allAfrica.com

The wait for the first government of "Greater Opportunities" is now history. The men and women expected to...

Sudan: Kamala Ibrahim Ishaq, Principal Prince Claus Prize Laureate 2019

Amsterdam — During the October 1964 and April 1985 revolutions, poetry was the primary inspiration for the Sudanese...

South Africa: A Step Backwards for Human Rights in SA

The Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act goes against the international progress made in protecting the rights of rural...

Tanzania: Education Gets 240bn/ – Boost

TANZANIA has received a substantial financial support of US dollars 90 million (about 240.95bn/-) from the Global Partnership...

Rwanda/Egypt: Iranzi in Egypt for Trials, Niyonzima Joins Rayon

Rwanda international and Rayon Sports star Jean Claude Iranzi has arrived in Egypt where he is due to...

Heavy rain brings Dar to its knees

By THE CITIZENMore by this Author Dar es Salaam. Transport services in some parts of Tanzania's largest city...

West Africa casts off last vestige of French colonialism

... the deal brokered between France and the West African nations Benin, Togo, Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal, Ivory...

Côte d’Ivoire/taekwondo: Ruth Gbagbi au sommet mondial de son art

La Côte d'Ivoire et plus précisément la Fédération Ivoirienne de Taekwondo peuvent être fière de leur athlète, la...

The challenges of developing 5G networks in Africa

In South Africa, tech firm Rain is offering 5G technology, with the aim of disrupting internet service providers...

Lesotho PM to resign over alleged links to wife’s murder

Lesotho's prime minister has bowed to pressure to step down over evidence allegedly linking him to the murder...

Eritrea: Activities By Nationals in Diaspora

Asmara — Eritrean nationals residing in Sudan, Kuwait, Germany and Sweden held discussions on the objective situation in...

Zimbabwe: Mthuli Promises Airzim Wings

Zimbabwe's flag carrier, Air Zimbabwe (Airzim), will be in the skies before end of year in a measure...

Ethiopia: Banks Use Prizes As Magnet for Forex Mobilisation

More and more banks are offering lotteries that bestow prizes on customers who bring in forex through remittances....

Kenya: Govt Keen On Evaluating Kenya’s Debt Porfolio-Yatani

Nairobi — The government is now keen to review its debt portfolio and instead prioritize seeking favorable options...

Sudan: Ministry of Energy – Stability of Situations At Oil Production Areas

Khartoum — Minister of Energy and Mining Adil Ali Ibrahim has unveiled stability of situations at oilfields following...

Uganda: Police, UPDF Race Against Time to Rescue Survivors After Jinja Building Collapses

Two bodies have so far been recovered from the rubbles of a building that collapsed yesterday in Jinja...

Nigeria: 30 Killed, 100 Kidnapped as Gunmen Attack Emir of Potiskum

At least 30 people were killed while 100 were feared kidnapped after gunmen opened fire on commuters along...

Kenya/South Africa: Harambee Stars Midfielder Joins PSL Giants Kaizer Chiefs

Harambee Stars midfielder Anthony Akumu on Wednesday completed his much-anticipated move to Premier Soccer League giants Kaizer Chiefs....

Kenya: Morans Glide Past Tanzania in Afrobasket Hunt

Nairobi — The national men's basketball team Kenya Morans kept their hunt for a slot at next year's...

Africa: Despite Trump’s Urging, Egypt, Ethiopia Still Deadlocked on Nile Dam

Washington — The latest talks hosted by the U.S. Treasury produced some progress but failed to achieve a...

Club América finally announce Sebastián Cáceres signing

Japan, France, Romania, Germany, Spain, New Zealand, Egypt, Ivory Coast, and South Africa have already qualified. 【ATENCIÓN】 ¡Desde...

Côte d’Ivoire: 63 entreprises ont effectivement réalisé leurs investissements en 2019

Soixante et trois entreprises agréées en Côte d'Ivoire au cours de l'année 2019, ont effectivement réalisé leurs investissements...

Grieving Kenyan grandmother calls for better road safety

Kenyan Mary Wambui is still traumatised by the deaths of her daughter and three-year-old grandson after they were...

Ethiopia’s electoral agency sets tentative date for elections

By AMINA WAKOMore by this Author Ethiopia’s upcoming general election will probably be held on August 16, the...

Cameroon confirm 2021 Africa Cup of Nations will be played at start of year

Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon) and Nicolas Pépé (Ivory Coast) are also likely to feature, with Manchester City, Manchester...

Kenya: Akumu Officially Announced At Kaizer Chiefs

South African top-tier side Kaizer Chiefs have announced the signing of Kenyan international Anthony Akumu. The player has...

Côte d’Ivoire-AIP/ Inter: Des transporteurs routiers du Burkina Faso menacent d’aller en grève …

Abidjan, 15 jan (AIP)- Des transporteurs routiers du Burkina Faso ont menacé, mardi, d'aller en grève illimitée, à...

Uganda: Schools Were Victims of Fake Papers On Social Media – Uneb

The Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb) yesterday told Parliament that several schools were victims of fake examination papers...

Ghana: MP Pledges Support for Construction of Vocational School

Mr Patrick Alhassan Adamah, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Sissala West Constituency, has assured the residents that...

Ghana: ghana Loses Over Us$200m in Downstream Petroleum Revenue Annually – Veep

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has said that the country loses over 200 million dollars per annum...

Uganda: Imam’s Fake Bride Charged With Unnatural Offence, Theft

Mr Richard Tumushabe, the man who masqueraded as a woman and was wedded by Imam Mohammed Mutumba in...

South Africa: Old Mutual Wins Long-Standing Case Against Peter Moyo

The insurer's appeal against an earlier ruling that temporarily reinstated Peter Moyo as CEO was upheld by the...

Zimbabwe: Anglican Bishop Arrested – allAfrica.com

Manicaland Diocese Anglican Bishop Eric Ruwona has been arrested by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission in connection with fraud...

Nigeria: Four Persons Shot As Shiites, Police Clash in Abuja

Abuja — Four members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as the Shittes, yesterday sustained...