Day: January 17, 2020

Lesotho PM confirms resignation after alleged link to wife’s murder

Lesotho's prime minister confirmed on Friday that he would resign after police linked him to the murder of...

Lesotho PM confirms resignation after alleged link to wife’s murder

Lesotho's prime minister confirmed on Friday that he would resign after police linked him to the murder of...

Africa: Prioritizing Action on Air Pollution Will Benefit Health, the Climate and the Economy

Everyone around the world shares the same right to a healthy environment. Indeed, during the United Nations General...

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...

Kenya: Kipchoge, Bekele Renew Rivalry in London

Nairobi — The gladiatorial match-up the whole world has been waiting for - Eliud Kipchoge versus Kenenisa Bekele...

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...

Southern Africa: More People Than Ever Face Hunger in Southern Africa

Harare — A record 45 million people in Southern Africa are food insecure as the region enters the...

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...

East Africa: Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan Make Slow Progress in Nile Dam Row

The three countries have agreed the filling of the Nile dam should start in the wet season and...