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Uganda boat capsize: Dozens feared dead on Lake Albert

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Another boat carrying Ugandan footballers capsized in 2016 Seven people have been...

Ghana’s Thomas Partey says ‘quality not enough’ to win Afcon

Ghana and Atletico Madrid's Thomas Partey is aiming for success at the Africa Cup of Nations finalsAtletico Madrid's...

Ethiopia Reaps Rewards of Tax Policy Reform, AfDB Research

Revenue collection in Ethiopia has increased significantly after the government implemented tax reforms to boost resources. These findings...

Kenya: Illinois in Focus As Ethiopia Plane Crash Families Seek Redress

By Elvis OndiekiAll of a sudden, the name Illinois is gaining currency among relatives of people who died...

Ghana: Nana Osei Kwadwo – the Artist Documenting Ghana’s Tro-Tro Culture

By Kwabena Agyare YeboahTro-tros, the share-ride mini-van taxis have always had pop-culture clout. Ghanaian artist Nana Osei Kwadwo...

Uganda: 30 Feared Dead in Lake Albert Accident

By Francis MugerwaMore than 30 people are feared dead after their boat capsized on Lake Albert in western...

Nigeria: Teachers Commence Indefinite Strike in Oyo Over Unpaid Salaries

By Atanda AdebayoPrimary school teachers in Oyo State commenced an indefinite strike on Monday due to delay in...

Nigeria: Police Deny Herdsmen Invasion, Killing of 20 in Enugu Community

The Nigeria Police Force has denied reports that 20 persons were killed during herdsmen of invasion of Enugu...

Nigeria: Economic Growth Remains Weak At 2% in Q1’19 – Analysts Forecast

By Babajide KomolafeAhead of today's release of the data on Nigeria's Gross Domestic Product ,GDP, for the first...

Nigeria: Baba Fryo Assaulted By Soldiers

By Akinwale AkinyoadeVeteran Nigerian musician, Friday Igwe popularly known by his stage name, Baba Fryo has shared photos...

Uganda: Journalists Ask Parliament for Monthly Allowances

Journalists working at parliament have requested the speaker of parliament to consider paying them a monthly allowance like...

Sudan: Military, Opposition Resume Talks After Street Violence

Sudan's ruling military council said it had restarted talks late on Sunday with an alliance of protest and...

Nigeria: Without Me, No APC in South-East, Says Okorocha

By Idowu BankoleThe outgoing governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday said the 2019 election proved that without...

South Africa: Chief Justice’s Office Spent R114 Million On Travel. We Asked Why

interview By Groundup StaffThe Office of the Chief Justice (OCJ) spent a large amount of money on travel...

Africa: Huawei’s Google Support Crippled After Trump Blacklist

By Andre van WykCape Town — Several technical services between Huawei and Google have been suspended following a...

Ghana: Let’s Depoliticise Importation of Arms!

opinion The pictures of containers with arms at the Tema harbour went viral on social media last week,...

Projet Sublime Côte d’Ivoire: 480 milliards FCFA d’investissements touristiques prévus pour la …

Cette visite, qui s'est déroulée du 15 au 19 mai 2019, intervient dans le cadre de la Caravane...

Nigerian Musician, Naira Marley, Arraigned Over Alleged Cybercrime

Nigerian musician, Azeez Fashola (a.k.a Naira Marley), on Monday appeared before a Federal High Court in Lagos over...

Kenya: Fort Jesus – One of the Most Popular Coast Tourist Sites

You cannot tell the story of Kenya's coast without talking about Fort Jesus, the imposing landmark located along...

Côte d’Ivoire : Abidjan aura ses candidats au concours du meilleur enseignant du monde pour …

L'annonce a été faite vendredi dernier à Abidjan par la Ministre de ... Je pense que c'est possible,...

Ethiopia: Home News With Coffee Ceremony and Midwives, Mums Get a Happy Start in Rural Ethiopia

By BasolibenWhen Fikre Molla was preparing to have her baby, she wanted the childbirth traditions she had grown...

Kenya: Matungu Killings – 7-Year-Old Pupil Stabbed to Death

By Nation ReporterA seven-year-old boy has become the latest victim of a murderous campaign by criminal gangs that...

Zimbabwe: Econet Buddie Beatz Music App Excites Market

Buddie Beatz, the music app from Econet Wireless, continues to excite the market following its recent launch and...

Ethiopia: U.S. State Department Hosts Ethiopia Partnership Forum

The U.S. Department of State hosted the "Ethiopia Partnership Forum", an economic engagement platform organized in by the...

Ethiopian, Ghana Concludes Deal to Establish New Carrier in Accra

By Kaleyesus BekeleAfrica's largest airline, Ethiopian Airlines, and the government of Ghana have signed a strategic partnership agreement...

Ethiopia: Unesco Releases Emergency Assistance Budget for Simien Mountains National Park

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO) on Tuesday released initial emergency assistance budget for Simien...

Ethiopia: Company Plans Cable Train for Ethiopia

By Brook AbduSky Way Investment Group (SWIG) has pitched its ideas of a commercial cable train in Ethiopia...

Ethiopia: Central Bank Directive Frustrates Oil Companies

By Kaleyesus BekeleA directive issued by the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) requesting foreign oil companies engaged in...

South Africa: Seminar to Eritrean Nationals in Johannesburg

Asmara — The Eritrean Ambassador to the Republic of South Africa and South African countries, Mr. Saleh Omar...

Ethiopia: Growing Up in America As an Ethiopian American

opinion By Naomi AlemuMy name is Naomi Alemu I was born and raised in the US. I currently...

Ethiopia: Eschewing Politics of Deception

opinion There is a broad consensus that party politics in Ethiopia, which dates close to half a century,...

Ethiopian Airports CEO Appointed As Deputy Mayor of Mekele

By Kaleyesus BekeleThe Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airports, who has served the enterprise for more than 15...

Africa: The Apartheid Story and the Coming Demise of Television

opinion By Alice Wairimu NderituOn many Sunday afternoons, religious open-air services are held in rural marketplaces. The crowd...

Kenya: Govt Launches e-Passport Centres to Serve Diaspora

By Aggrey MutamboThe government has launched e-passport centres in six countries abroad, in its initial attempt to serve...

South Africa: Members of Parliament Arrive At Parliament Ahead of Their Swearing in As Legislators

press release Incoming Members of the National Assembly and Delegates of the National Council of Provinces are expected...

Zimbabwe: Govt Offers Elephants and Ivory to China

By William NibaIs debt-ridden Zimbabwe under pressure to hand its elephants and ivory to China as collateral? Fears...

South Africa: Minister Nomvula Mokonyane Publishes Draft National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy for Public Comment

press release Minister of Environmental Affairs publishes draft National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy for public comment The Minister...

Sudan: Military and Opposition Talks – Last Round?

By Alsir SidahmedToday (Saturday) will show whether the Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the Declaration of Freedom and...

East Africa: IGAD Statement On the Situation in the Sudan

Djibouti (Sudanow) - The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) continues to closely follow the developments in the Sudan....

MTN Côte d’Ivoire dote l’Agence Ivoirienne de Presse de matériels informatiques et numériques

(MTN COTE D'IVOIRE) - Dans le cadre de ses relations avec ses parties prenantes visant à mettre en...