Day: June 16, 2021

this report on Eritrea was truly brave journalism 

The job of Dispatches is to shine a light on areas that some would prefer to keep hidden....

No, South Africa is not a failed state … not yet, any…

What logic should we follow? What evidence should we look at to determine whether or not South Africa...

Botswana diamond could be world’s third largest – BBC News

Botswana diamond could be world's third largest BBC News Source link : https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-57506828 Author : Publish date :...

Egypt, WHO discuss approval for domestically produced COVID-19 vaccine

Egypt’s Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed met, on Wednesday, with the Director-General of the World Health...

Egypt holds meeting in run-up to 1st Joint Higher Committee session with South Sudan

Egypt’s Ministry of International Cooperation has organised a coordination meeting of the country’s ministries and entities that cooperate...

Mozambique prison wardens force inmates into prostitution: report

Wardens at Mozambique's largest women's prison are forcing inmates into prostitution and punishing those who refuse, according to...

Don’t Install the Leaked Windows 11 Build

An unfinished build of what is assumed to be Windows 11 leaked online, and people are installing it....

IMF Staff Concludes Virtual Staff Visit to Zimbabwe

End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a...

Zambia truck crash kills 19

A crash in Zambia has claimed the lives of 19 people. At least 19 people were killed and...

The Ascent of African Entertainment

African cultures have long inspired the world through mediums such as film and music. But now, investors, international...

Cameroon Sees Blood Stocks Decline

Medical authorities in Cameroon marked World Blood Donor Day on Monday with continued pleas for blood donors, after...

Real Madrid confirm Sergio Ramos departure after 16 years at Santiago Bernabeu

The 35-year-old will depart the Spanish capital at the end of the month after a trophy-laden spell in...

USA vs Nigeria: TV channel, live stream, squad news and preview

Randy Waldrum’s Super Falcons face the Stars and Stripes on Thursday morning with the ambition of ending their...

Badu: Everyone knows Ghana miss a striker like Asamoah Gyan

Former Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu believes the Black Stars are struggling to replace legendary striker Asamoah Gyan following...

Matsuyama enjoys fame but says he’s no Michael Jordan

Matsuyama enjoys fame but says he's no Michael Jordan | SuperSport – Africa’s source of sports video, fixtures,...

US pledges funding to help Egypt move to solar power – Associated Press

US pledges funding to help Egypt move to solar power Associated Press Source link : https://apnews.com/article/donald-trump-joe-biden-middle-east-egypt-solar-power-8c429a356094f718814d027f6c36dc5e Author :...

South Africa Covid infections hit five-month high

People wait to take the COVID-19 test in Johannesburg, South Africa, Feb. 2, 2021. (Xinhua/Chen Cheng) People wait...

McGinn believes Scotland’s ‘wee superstars’ can match England

McGinn believes Scotland's 'wee superstars' can match England | SuperSport – Africa’s source of sports video, fixtures, results...

Escaped Eritrean trafficker given life sentence in Ethiopia

Kidane Zekarias escaped from court premises in Addis Ababa after nearly a year of trial on eight counts...

Sudan’s Debt Relief: Bangladesh donates $7.7m

Bangladesh on Tuesday provided about $7.7 million to Sudan, which is rebuilding its $30 billion battered economy from...

Finding pathways for sustainable development in Africa

A new project funded under the Belmont Forum's joint Collaborative Research Action on Pathways to Sustainability will develop...

Biggest Announcements of E3 This Year

E3 returned in 2021 with big announcements from Xbox, Bethesda, Nintendo, Ubisoft, Square Enix, and several indie devs....

Notorious human trafficker sentenced to life in prison in absentia in Ethiopia

A notorious human trafficker, who absconded from custody earlier this year, has been sentenced to life without parole...

Ethiopia, Human Rights, and The Internet

Washington, DC — No African issue has absorbed as much time in the early months of the Biden...

Aboubakar and Billong: Fecafoot and Cameroon coach Conceicao dismiss Super Lig match-fixing allegations

The Indomitable Lions players have been reportedly accused of fixing a game in the Turkish top-flight last seasonThe...

HUAWEI Launches 2021 HMS App Innovation Contest, Apps UP!

Huawei announces much-awaited 2021 App development competition: Huawei HMS App Innovation Contest (Apps UP) – Large prize pool includes...

Kenya’s Titus Ekiru says he can beat Kipchoge’s 1:59:40 marathon record

After winning the Milano Marathon last month in 2:02:57, Kenyan marathoner Titus Ekiru has his eyes on a sub-two-hour...

Kenya, Somalia agree to enhance bilateral ties – Xinhua

NAIROBI, June 16 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan and Somali foreign ministers spoke on phone Wednesday where they resolved to...

PEF worried about Ghana’s competitiveness in AfCFTA; proposes 6-pronged strategies

The Private Enterprises Foundation has expressed worry about Ghana’s competitiveness in the African Continental Freed Trade Area (AfCFTA),...

Bangladesh tour on schedule amid rising Covid cases in Zimbabwe

Last Monday, Zimbabwe's Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) instructed an end to all sporting activities in light of...

High Nigeria food costs push 7 million into poverty – World Bank

The World Bank says food prices have sent millions of Nigerian citizens into poverty.This comes following a new...

Egypt: African Development Bank approves loan of EUR83 million for Egypt’s electricity sector to spur economic recovery from Covid-19

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) have approved an €83 million loan to finance...

‘Diamond’ Rush On Tiny Village In South Africa Likely To End In Disappointment

A tiny village in South Africa has been overrun by thousands of people searching for diamonds. The crowds...

Sudan: Striving for humanitarian care where no one cares | Refugees

“Oh my God,” a stunned Dr Balah whispered to himself as our pick-up truck, loaded with medicines and...

Rwanda, Zimbabwe look to strengthen trade ties | The New Times

Rwanda and Zimbabwe have expressed commitment to double their efforts in order to boost trade between the two...

Luxury Wildlife Safari Tours in East Africa

Visit and discover Africa’s true wilderness through the stunning landscapes endowed with natural unspoiled beauty, culture and wildlife...

Nigeria commemorates 2021 World Blood Donor Day, targets voluntary donations

Nigerians are encouraged to become voluntary non-remunerated blood donors, as data indicate that less than 5% of all...

Leopards Diski boys face an uncertain future

Leopards Diski boys face an uncertain future | SuperSport – Africa’s source of sports video, fixtures, results and...

Tanzania reviews ban on exports of live wild animals – Xinhua

DAR ES SALAAM, June 16 (Xinhua) -- Tanzanian authorities said on Wednesday that a ban imposed on exports...

Coronavirus – Kenya: COVID-19 Vaccination (15 June 2021)

Total Vaccinations – 1,138,748 Total First Doses – 989,422 Total Second Doses – 149,326 2nd Dose Uptake –...