Month: May 2021

Uganda: Airtel Africa Revenue Earnings Grow to $3.9b

BY KAMPALA. Airtel Africa has reported revenue growth to $3.9b (Shs13.8 trillion) for the period March. The telecom,...

South Africa: Eastern Cape MEC Warns of System Collapse Because of Unpaid School Water Bills

Several schools in Nelson Mandela Bay each owe the municipality more than R100,000 in outstanding water bills. Mthonjeni,...

Cameroon: Cycling Tour of Cameroon – Daumont Wins Second Lap

The cyclist from Burkina Faso won the race ran yesterday between Ntui and Ombessa in 2h49"53. The 17th...

Cameroon: Facelift for Host Infrastructure

The Yaounde Multipurpose Sports Complex will host the games and some training sessions. Meanwhile, the Mfandena gymnasium and...

Zimbabwe Detains NY Times Freelancer Jeffrey Moyo

-Over alleged accreditation misrepresentation Police officers patrol the street ahead of planned anti-government protests during the COVID-19 outbreak...

Ghana: Buhari Off to Ghana On Sunday

President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja on Sunday for Accra, Ghana to attend an emergency Extraordinary Summit of...

Nigeria: South East Under Grip of IPOB’s Sit-At-Home Order

Umuahia — SUB: Streets in many parts of the south east are deserted in the wake of a...

Tanzania: Muslims Fear Missing Hajj Due to Vaccination Delay

Dar es Salaam — Saudi Arabia is requiring all pilgrims for the scaled-back, annual Hajj in July to...

Egypt: Finance Ministry to Safeguard Economic Reform Gains, Stimulate Growth

Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait said that the ministry plans to safeguard the gains of Phase 1 of...

I Feel It By Keanu Harker – Launch Events For New Single By South African Star Coming In June

I Feel It is the debut single by super-talented Keanu Harker. Well-known for his electric performances on Mnet’s...

Basketball Africa League: Zamalek coach full of praise for winners

Egypt's Zamalek celebrate winning the inaugural Basketball Africa LeagueZamalek's Spanish coach Agustin Julbe Bosch was full of praise...

Zimbabwe: Gold Smuggling Syndicates Exposed

A new report has illustrated the depth of the gold smuggling scourge in Zimbabwe, estimating that over 70%...

Kenyan Palaeontologist Honoured for Key Fossil Finds

At first, he was reluctant to take up the job. Digging up the ground to find fossils did...

Ethiopia: Three Chinese Mine Workers Freed After Kidnapping in Ethiopia

Three Chinese nationals who had been kidnapped by an armed group in western Ethiopia have been freed after...

Nigeria: Timeline – 41 INEC Offices Attacked in Two Years

The attacks occurred in 14 states between February 2019 and May 2021. In the past two years, at...

Tanzania: Chalamila Launches Marathon Registration

MWANZA Regional Commissioner Albert Chalamila has officially launched the registration of athletes, who will compete in this year's...

West Africa: Pres. Weah Leaves for Emergency Ecowas Summit in Accra

Monrovia, Liberia -The President of Liberia, H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah early this morning, May 30, 2021 departed...

South Africa: Patriotic Alliance’s Gayton Mckenzie, the Jozi Kingmaker

The road to the local government elections is long, says the 'colourful' Patriotic Alliance's Gayton McKenzie. The surging...

South Africa: Growing Hope From an Elsies River Vegetable Garden

Young volunteers cleared a dumping site and converted it into a garden that is now nourishing the community...

Uganda: Bill a Double Punishment for Trans Folk

The Sexual Offences Bill has dealt many of the country's transgender sex workers a further blow, but activists...

Patrice Anato (Député français) : «la stabilité de l’Afrique garantira la stabilité de l’Europe et vice …

On a des députés représentant tous les partis de toutes les régions de Côte d'Ivoire. Cela démontre la...

Foods to try: breakfast around the world

Whether your day begins with a thick stack of syrup-drenched waffles, a plate of hummus and veggies, or...

Six killed in eastern DRCongo attack: sources

A soldier of the FARDC (Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo) takes cover during exchanges...

South Africa: Be True to Science and Kind to Patients, Says Healthcare Giant

Be true to science; be kind and gentle to patients. These are the lessons Professor Hoosen "Jerry" Coovadia,...

Egypt: Ahly Clinch Seventh African Super Cup Title

Egypt's Ahly have clinched their seventh African Super Cup title Friday 28/05/2021 by securing a 2-0 win over...

Eritrea: Foro – Successful Development Initiatives

Foro sub-zone has been a site of many up-and-coming development initiatives, and one of the most significant successes...

Ethiopian American Candidate Pledges Jobs for Marginalized Migrants

ADDIS ABABA -- The Ethiopian American candidate who runs for Alexandria city council in Virginia has pledged more...

How To Optimize Your Fitness Social Media Marketing

Audiences are hungry for more interactive content through different devices than ever before, and social media is now...

Ethiopia: Ranking Member Risch Opening Statement at Hearing on U.S. Response to Ongoing Crisis in Ethiopia

Washington, DC — U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-Idaho), ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today gave...

Nigeria: Islamic State in West Africa Now Dominates in Northeast Nigeria

The Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) has announced that it has replaced Abubakar Shekau with Abu Musab...

Mozambique: African Leaders Reaffirm Support for Mozambique

The Double Troika Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC)...

Tanzania: Govt Puts Up Hotlines to Control Wildlife Damage

THE Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism has established fourteen special hotlines which people will be using to...

Sudan: OCHA -151.300 People Around El Geneina Remain Displaced and Do Not Feel Safe to Return

El Geneina — The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) issued a report yesterday on...

Sudan: UNITAMS Head Warns That Conflict and Gender-Based Violence Threaten Sudan’s Stability

Khartoum — Despite Sudan's progress towards peaceful transition, the ongoing intercommunal conflict, "unanswered" violence against women, and delays...

Uganda, DR Congo Sign 223km Roads Deal

Mpondwe/Kasindi- Beni (80km) Bunagana- Rutshuru- Goma Road (89km) Beni-Butembo Axis (54km) Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda...

Cameroon: 2021 AFCON – CAF Squad Inspects Buea/Limbe Site

The delegation was received by South West Governor on May 27,2021before the inspection of facilities on the ground....

Africa: Glasgow Climate Conference – Cameroon, Partners Review National Response Plan

A two-day workshop began holding in Yaounde on May 27, 2021. After the historic 2015 Paris Agreement, the...

Kenya: Uhuru Appoints Kitui Lawyer Morris Kimuli to IEBC Selection Panel

President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Kitui-based lawyer Morris Kimuli to the seven-member selection panel of the Independent Elections...

Africa: High Exposure to Malaria Can Modulate Immune Response to Covid-19 Resulting in Less Severe Outcomes, Study Shows

The results of ground-breaking research conducted by Malaria Consortium show that low previous malaria exposure is associated with...

Egypt Reports 1,132 New Coronavirus Cases, 54 Fatalities

The Health Ministry said Thursday night that 1,132 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of...