Day: January 23, 2020

Côte d’Ivoire: destruction des maisons près de l’aéroport d’Abidjan

Des milliers de personnes privées de leurs maisons. Le quartier autour de l'aéroport d'Abidjan a été demantelé. Un...

Fresh clashes in key Central African Republic town

Two armed groups who last year joined an agreement aimed at bringing peace to the Central African Republic...

Angola’s Dos Santos says she is ‘ready to fight’ against ‘untrue’ graft claims

Angola's billionaire former first daughter Isabel dos Santos on Thursday dismissed graft allegations against her and vowed "to...

Nigeria: Corruption Worse in Nigeria, New Transparency International Report Says

Nigeria has dropped on Transparency International's yearly corruption perception ranking, moving two places down to rank the world's...

Athletics – South Africa’s relay coach aiming for under 37.60 and podium finishes in Tokyo

Sport South Africa's male quartet can improve on their fifth-place finish in the 4x100 metres relay at the...

Sudan vets scramble to save park’s malnourished lions

By AFPMore by this Author Sudanese vets scrambled Thursday to save four surviving captive lions of five that...

Kenya: Guinness World Records – No, Besigye Is Not the Most Arrested Man in the World

Guinness World Records has put the record straight and clarified that Ugandan opposition politician, Kizza Besigye, is not...

Roam Africa And Interview Mocha Sign Partnership To Transform The Way African Employers Recruit

 ROAM Africa (Ringier One Africa Media) and  Interview Mocha have signed a partnership agreement to significantly transform the way African...

Uganda: 2021 General Elections Will Be Free, Fair – Government

With less than a year to the start of the 2021 general election campaigns, government has promised to...

Uganda: Sheema Service Commission On the Spot Over Corruption

Councillors in Sheema have resolved to suspend the district service commission over allegations of corruption. They have also...

South Africa: Homeless Attacks – Case Delayed Again, Even Though Investigation Was Finalised in 2019

The case of a man accused of stabbing two homeless people in Tshwane has been postponed for further...

South Africa: Festive Season Road Death Toll Decreases By 10 Percent

The number of festive season roads deaths has decreased, according to Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula. Mbalula said...

South Africa: Bavuma to Play At Wanderers, Rassie to Bat No 3

Cape Town — Temba Bavuma will make his return to the Proteas starting line-up for the fourth Test...

Zimbabwe: Tyson to Challenge ‘Vindictive’ Mnangagwa Over Farm Seizure

Exiled former ZANU-PF political commissar, Savior Kasukuwere is fuming over the seizure of his Mazowe farm by government...

Ghana: Group Demonstrates Against Mining of Bauxite in Atewa Forest

Kyebi — PSome concerned citizens of Atewa on Tuesday embarked on a demonstration from Sagimase to Kyebi in...

Nigeria: How Prof Kabiru Bala Emerged New VC of Abu

Zaria — The Governing Council of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria on Wednesday announced Professor Kabiru Bala...

Tanzania: President John Magufuli Sacks Home Affairs Minister Lugola Over Shoddy Project

Dar es Salaam — President John Magufuli has on Thursday, January 23, fired the minister for Home Affairs,...

Tanzania: Western Union and Airtel Money Collaborate to Facilitate Cross-Border Money Transfers

London — Airtel Africa and Western Union have today announced a strategic agreement to offer Western Union's cross-border...

Africa: ‘Conflict is Like a Cough, If You Don’t Treat the Root Cause, It Comes Back’

Nairobi — With the ongoing conflicts in Cameroon, Somalia, Nigeria, the Sahel and Mozambique, peace on the continent...

Africa Insiders: #LuandaLeaks over Isabel Dos Santos

Africa Insiders: #LuandaLeaks over Isabel Dos Santos - African Arguments By continuing to browse the site you are...

Kenya: HIV Prevention – Eswatini Officials Benchmark in Homa Bay

Health officials from Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) are in Homa Bay County for benchmarking on eradication and management of...

Gambia/Egypt: Waived By Norwegian Club, Jibril Signs for Masr to Taste Egyptian Football

Egypt will be the new home of Gambia international Jibril Bojang after he joined Al Masr. The 25-year-old...

Sudan: Foreign Minister Receives Ethiopian State Foreign Minister

Khartoum — The Foreign Minister, Asma Mohamed Abdalla, received in her office Wednesday the visiting Ethiopian State Minister...

Odds Stacked Against Us, Says Flames Coach

Malawi National Football Team coach, Meke Mwase, has described Group D in which Malawi has been drawn against...

Flames Drawn Against Giants in World Cup Qualifiers

Malawi national football team, the Flames, has been drawn into a seemingly very tough Group D of the...

Sudan and Somalia Discuss Investment Opportunities

Somali delegation participating in the opening of the 37th session of Khartoum International Fair discussed the investment economic...

Lessons From the Gbagbo Trial – Acquittals Are Also a Win for the ICC

The success of the International Criminal Court (ICC), particularly the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP), is sometimes measured...

Sudan: Progress Achieved in North Track Negotiations – Dahab

Khartoum — The senior negotiator of Kush Movement in the North Track, Dahab Ibrahim, announced that an agreement...

Sudan: Minister of Agriculture – Agriculture is the Key Factor in the Country’s Economic Revitalization

Khartoum — The Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources Engineer Issa Osman Sharif has affirmed that the agricultural...

Cameroon: Promotion of Bilingualism – ENAM, Linguistic Centre Sign MOU

The deal sealed yesterday in Yaounde is intended to enhance the use of the two official languages in...

Cameroon: IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Cameroon

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the fifth review of the arrangement under...

Egypt: Prof. Tawer Receives Ambassador of Egypt

Khartoum — Member of the Sovereign Council, Prof. Siddiq Tawer, received in his office at the Republican Palace...

Cameroon: Anglophone Separatists Turn to Infighting

Clashes between separatist groups in Cameroon have killed at least six fighters, with one of the groups allegedly...

Uganda: Six Arrested in City Anti-Corruption Demo Granted Bail

Court has granted bail to six people arrested last week in connection with demonstrations against rampant corruption scandals...

Kenya: Heavy Rains Put Kenya At Risk of Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Kenya experienced above-average rainfall since October 2019, causing landslides and deaths. Some rivers burst their banks and dams...

Angola: Ethiopia Wants to Increase Flights to Angola

Luanda — Ethiopia is interested in increasing the frequency of weekly flights, going from the current five to...

Kenya: Elgeyo-Marakwet Battles Malaria Outbreak That Has Killed One

One person has died while 135 others have been treated for Malaria in Elgeyo-Marakwet in the last one...

Africa: Trump Reportedly Adding Tanzania, Eritrea and Sudan to U.S. Travel Ban

New York — President Donald Trump may reportedly expand his ban on travel to the US to include...