Day: January 29, 2020

Une usine de chocolat à l’automne en Côte d’Ivoire

D'ici la fin de l'année, et peut-être dès septembre, la Côte d'Ivoire disposera d'une usine de transformation de...

First African measures to stop spread of coronavirus

Measures have been introduced in two African states aimed at stopping the spread of the new coronavirus, joining...

The Rugby World Cup disaster waiting to happen

OPINION: World Rugby have continued their clumsy governance, announcing a Rugby World Cup draw to be held almost...

Ben Stokes’ father heading home after surgery in South Africa

Stokes posted a picture on social media with his parents at the airportThe father of England's Ben Stokes...

International biosafety treaty marks its twentieth anniversary

Twenty years ago, on 29 January 2000, Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) adopted the Cartagena...

Study: Smuggled arms aid Nigeria’s farmer-herder conflict

... in northern Nigeria have been trafficked from Ivory Coast, Libya and Turkey, according to a new report...

Tanzania: Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange Profit Plunges After Historic Sale of Voda Shares

Dar es Salaam — The net profit for the self-listed Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE Plc) dropped...

Tanzania: Panafrican Energy Plans $80m Investment in Gas Production

Dar es Salaam — PanAfrican Energy Tanzania (PAET) says it plans to spend $80 million investment on activities...

Uganda: Policeman On the Run After Shooting Dead 13-Year-Old Boy

A policeman in Kassanda District is on the run after he allegedly shot a 13- year- old boy...

Nigeria: Breaking – Senators Debate As Abaribe Floors Buhari, Says He Is Incompetent in Handling Security Matters

by Nwafor Following the introduction of Amotekun, and arguments surrounding its legality, the Ninth Assembly, Wednesday debated furiously...

Côte d’Ivoire : Alassane Ouattara compte sur le général Diomandé pour renforcer le dispositif …

Le chef de l'État ivoirien a missionné le ministre de la Sécurité et de la Protection civile pour...

South Africa: Steyn Returns for Bulls’ Super Rugby Opener

Cape Town — The Bulls have named a strong starting line-up for their Super Rugby season opener against...

Sudanese allege relatives lured to Libya, Yemen conflict zones

By AFPMore by this Author Dozens of Sudanese protested Tuesday in Khartoum, alleging that their relatives had been...

Tunisia: Warning Signs From Tunisia’s Localised Terrorist Insurgency

Tunisia has made significant progress against terrorism over the past four years. Security has been tightened throughout the...

Nigeria: Doctor Tests Positive to Lassa Fever in Jalingo FMC

Jalingo — A medical doctor who is currently serving as a house officer at the Federal Medical Centre...

Zimbabwe: We Have Fresh Evidence, 2018 Elections Were Rigged – Chamisa

Opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader, Nelson Chamisa has claimed that he now has fresh evidence that...

After second great escape, Federer faces holder Djokovic

(Reuters) - For his next trick, Swiss great Roger Federer will look to make holder and ‘Big Three’...

Kenya: Student With Coronavirus-Like Symptoms Admitted to KNH

A student from China who arrived at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) with coronavirus-like symptom has been...

Ethiopia: Bishoftu Automotive Scales Up Assembly Plant

The workshop is expected to be operational after three months. Bishoftu Automotive Engineering Industry, a wing under the...

Ethiopia: Oldest Laboratory Builds New Headquarters

One of the oldest and prominent clinical laboratories, Arsho Medical Laboratory constructed a headquarters building with 55 million...

Ethiopia: Debub Global Increases Shareholder Return to Industry Average

Debub Global Bank Financial Performance of the Fiscal Year 2018/19. Debub Global Bank raised its earnings per share...

Egypt: Why Egypt Dominates At Squash

The African powerhouse is a world juggernaut when it comes to squash. But how did it happen that...

Why African countries seek greater role in Libya peace process

African Union leaders are expected to renew calls for greater involvement in efforts to resolve Libya's long-running conflict...

The NBA is hiring a Marketing Lead, Basketball Africa League (BAL)

The NBA is hiring a Marketing Lead, Basketball Africa League (BAL). LOCATION:  Dakar, Senegal Position Summary: Reporting directly...

Sudan: SCOVA Assembly to Meet Feb,19

Khartoum — The Board of Directors of the Sudanese Council for Voluntary (SCOVA) invited all registered members of...

Sudan: SCOVA to Hold General Assembly in 9 February

Khartoum — The Board of Directors of the Sudanese Council for Voluntary agencies (SCOVA) has extended invitations to...

Zimbabwe: Judge President Chiweshe Related to Marry Chiwenga, Says Top Journo

Top journalist Hopewell Chin'ono has claimed that Vice President Chiwenga's estranged wife Marry Mubaiwa was related to the...

There’s a lot of stigma around mental health, but we’re turning the tide

There's a lot of stigma around mental health, but we're turning the tide - African Arguments By continuing...

Ghana: Why Global Governance of Disease Matters for Emergence of a Novel Coronavirus

In the waning days of 2019, a new coronavirus was reported to have emerged in the central Chinese...

Uganda: Kasozi Aims for Top-Five Finish At Sigona Club Leg

The surprise rains late this month have left a number of players reeling during the ninth leg of...

Kenya: Locust Plague Could Scare Investors Away – CBK Governor

Nairobi — The steps the government is taking towards dealing with the invasion of desert locusts will determine...

Eritrea: President Visits Port City of Massawa

Asmara — President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed of the Federal Republic of Somalia and his delegation accompanied by President...

Sudan: Ethiopian Refugees in Sudan Protest Lack of Protection

Khartoum — On Monday, the Ethiopian refugees in Khartoum organised a rally in front of the UN Refugee...

Nigeria: Grammy – Angelique Kidjo, the ‘Yourba’ Diva Who Defeated Burna Boy

Angélique Kidjo won the Best World Music Album award at the 62nd Grammy Award, defeating Nigerian Afro-fusion singer,...

Cameroonians Fleeing Separatist Violence Head to Nigeria Ahead of Elections

Villagers in Cameroon's volatile northwest region are fleeing separatist violence ahead of February 9 local and parliamentary elections...

Kenya, Egypt to Enhance Closer Trade Ties, Muturi Says

Kenya and Egypt have resolved to enhance economic and political collaboration to promote closer ties and the African...

Africa: Perspectives From Kenya and Ghana On Coronavirus Preparations

Chinese officials have identified a novel coronavirus which belongs to a family of viruses that cause illnesses ranging...