Month: January 2020

Sierra Leone’s symbolic ‘Cotton Tree’ goes up in flames

Sierra Leone authorities are investigating after the ancient "Cotton Tree", the historic symbol of the West African country's...

Uganda: Janet Museveni Warns Schools Over Compressing Syllabus

The Education Minister, Ms Janet Museveni, has warned schools and teachers to stop tampering with lower level curriculum...

Zimbabwe: FBC Introduces Futuristic Features On Banking App

FBC Bank Limited has upgraded its mobile banking platform with futuristic features that gives better security control and...

Mendis ton helps Sri Lanka to draw in second test vs Zimbabwe

Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis in action Action Images via Reuters/Lee SmithHARARE (Reuters) - Kusal Mendis struck an unbeaten...

Cameroon: Developmental Projects – PM Inaugurates Ebolowa’s Magnificent Hotel

Joseph Dion Ngute officially inaugurated the edifice of international standards on January 30, 2020 on behalf of the...

The Promise of Coalitions!

Many political parties have signed protocol agreements to work together to protect their votes, ensure representation in polling...

Ghana: Statement On Investigation Involving Sammy Gyamfi

The attention of the Office of the Secretary to the President has been drawn to various commentary on...

Ghana: Where Are the Galamsey Excavators?

Over the past few days, there have been intense debates over the whereabouts of excavators seized by the...

Egypt: African Development Bank Approves $22m to Egypt

African Development Bank (AfDB) approved a $22 million Senior Loan to help corporate leasing company (Corplease) expand its...

Kenya: President Kenyatta Launches Construction of Shs1.8bn Naivasha-Njabini Road

Nyandarua — President Uhuru Kenyatta Friday launched the construction of Shs 1.8 billion Naivasha to Njabini road. The...

Africa: Seychelles’ Special Olympians All Bring Home Medals At First-Ever Africa Games in Egypt

Team Seychelles has won six gold medals at the first-ever Special Olympics Pan African Games which ends Friday...

Sudan: WFP Unveil Programme to Reduce Post-Harvest Losses

Sudan and World Food Programme (WFP) have unveiled a programme to prevent the country from running out of...

Sudan: How Mobile Money Is Rebuilding Lives in Sudan

When Mohammed Ahmed left Sudan in search of better life, he couldn't have imagined that he would find...

Nigeria: $1.09bn Malabu Oil Deal – Court Orders Arrest of Former Petroleum Minister, Dan Etete

An FCT High Court in Gwagwalada has ordered the arrest of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dauzia...

Various Activities By Nationals in Diaspora

Asmara -At an event the German branch of the National Union of Eritrean Women organized in connection with...

Ghana: Anglogold’s Obuasi Mine in Ghana Brought Back to Life

AngloGold Ashanti's Obuasi mine in Ghana is producing gold again. This caps a dramatic turnaround for an asset...

Eritrea: Discussion Forum By Eritrean and Sudanese Friendship Association

Asmara — The Eritrean Embassy in the Sudan in cooperation with the Eritrean Sudanese Peoples Friendship Association organized...

Tanzania: Govt Targets 4p.c Rate in New HIV Infection to Children

THE government says it is targeting to reduce new HIV infections rate to children to four per cent...

Kenyan Students Among Foreigners Stuck in Coronavirus-Hit Chinese City | Voice of America …

The Ministry of Health said Thursday it sent samples to South Africa for further tests. Sudan, Ethiopia and...

South Africa: Four Men Arrested After Sports Shop Robbed At the Glen Shopping Centre in Joburg

Four men were arrested for allegedly robbing a sports goods store at The Glen Shopping Centre on Thursday....

South Africa: Welshman Debuts for Stormers, Kolisi At No 8

Cape Town — Wales and British and Irish Lions international Jamie Roberts will make his Stormers debut alongside...

African bid for ‘solutions’ in Libyan crisis

African leaders on Thursday began a diplomatic push in the Congolese capital Brazzaville aimed at bolstering efforts to...

Africa: Why Africa Needs to Act On Extinction of Plants

AFRICA is notably known for its rich and unique landscapes with savannah environments filled with exotic plants, and...

“It’s the year of mass protests”: Malawi awaits crucial election ruling

Since the disputed 2019 election, Malawi has seen widespread protests over many issues. This is unlikely to change...

Kenya: No More Peeing Stress, Disposable Female Urination Funnels Are Finally Here

It happens mostly to women, while in the company of a group of friends and you are all...

Sudan: Formation of Dates Producers Societies, Funded By ‘FAO’

Khartoum — The Sudanese Date Palm Society started to form dates producers societies funded by the World Food...

What does the surprise exit of Burundi’s Nkurunziza mean?

By AFPMore by this Author President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision not to run in Burundi's elections in May has...

Sierra Leone’s Alfred Sankoh explains why he chose the Faroe Islands

Sierra Leone international Alfred Sankoh is determined to win a league title in the Faroe IslandsSierra Leone international...

Uganda: Why Snoring Must Be Treated Early

For a long time John Mukasa would snore and chock on his own saliva. The snoring was so...

Ghana: Mobraz Farms Supports Para Cycling Team

Ghana's para cycling team, has received a boost ahead of the upcoming para cycling track qualifier in Milton,...

Côte d’Ivoire: Ouverture d’une ligne aérienne directe entre Abidjan et Luanda à partir d’avril prochain

La coopération entre la Côte d'Ivoire et l'Angola est au beau fixe. La preuve, une ligne aérienne reliant...

Zimbabwe: Kadewere Vows to Emulate French Stars Benzema, Lacazette

Zimbabwe international forward Tino Kadewere has vowed to emulate French superstars Karim Benzema and Alexandre Lacazette by using...

Nigeria: U.S Awards Grant for Preservation of Nigerian Cultural Monument

The United States government has awarded a grant of $400,000 (approximately N144 million) for the conservation of the...

Egypt: UK to Provide £25m to Boost Egypt’s Economic Development

The United Kingdom and Egypt announced the establishment of an economic partnership to implement Egypt's Vision 2030 initiative....

Eritrea: Meeting On Environmental Sanitation

Hagaz — A meeting on the significance of increased awareness of the public on environmental sanitation was conducted...

Eritrea: Urge for Enhanced Awareness On Coronavirus

Asmara — The Ministry of Heath urges citizens to enhance awareness on the Novel Coronavirus that was detected...

Rwanda Hosts First Global Summit on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases

Rwanda has hosted the first-ever global summit on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), on the sidelines of...

South Africa: ‘He Gave Us Insight Into Ordinary Black South Africans’ – Iconic Photographer Santu Mofokeng Remembered

Iconic South African photographer Santu Mofokeng gave an "insight into ordinary black South Africans", his long-time friend and...

MCC students learn English through food and performance

The students that are part of the English language acquisition program came from different countries like Togo, Brazil,...

Tunisia’s Budding Tennis Star – Africa.com

Tunisia’s star tennis player Ons Jabeur has thanked the country’s president and all the people that supported her impressive...