Day: July 29, 2021

Africa’s week in pictures: 23-29 July 2021

A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond. Source link : https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-58012834 Author...

Prince William, Harry remain silent on Princess Diana’s 40th wedding anniversary

Prince Charles and Princess Diana tied the knot on July 29 1981 and today is their 40th wedding...

Why picture of the president getting vaccinated is a game-changer for Tanzania’s Covid-19 response

Tanzania's President Samia Suluhu Hassan receives a shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Tanzania officially began its...

Tanzania: UN Women Urges Comprehensive Interventions to End Violence

THE public has been advised to develop comprehensive interventions for prevention and responses to sexual harassment and other...

10 Nigerian Olympians sent home as authorities ‘drop ball’ on not doing enough drug tests

Yinka Ajayi is among those to have been sent home. Getty/Saeed Khan Ten Nigerian athletes will be sent...

Zimbabwe: Over 60 000 Panners, Border Jumpers Arrested

Almost 26 000 gold panners, members of machete gangs and other criminals associated with these have been arrested...

Ethiopia, Algeria Vow to Heighten Collaboration

ADDIS ABABA- Ethiopia and Algeria have agreed to collaboratively work in various sectors thereby further consolidating their historic...

Zimbabwe: Gvt Finally Approves J&j Vaccine

THE Zimbabwean government has made a dramatic volte-face and urgently approved the use of the single-dose Johnson&Johnson Covid-19...

South Africa: Western Cape Health System in ‘Eye of the Storm’ As Infections Rise and Restrictions Relax

As the Western Cape battles the third wave of Covid-19 infections, the province's officials warn the public not...

Cameroon: Bilingualism Commission – Newly Appointed Member Commissioned

Madia Julienne was commissioned by the Commission's Chairperson, Peter Mafany Musonge on July 28, 2021. The recently appointed...

Africa: AFCON Total Energies 2021 – Draws Announced for 17 August

The Minister of Sports and Physical Education, Prof. Narcisse Mouelle Kombi announced the event during an evaluation meeting...

Rwanda says it has killed 14 insurgents in Mozambique

Rwanda killed 14 insurgents in Mozambique in fighting this week, an army spokesperson said on Thursday adding that...

Kenya: Enforce Accountability in Social Protection Bodies

Uwezo Fund is one of the social protection agencies established by the government to support the vulnerable segments...

Tanzania: Healthy Signal By Leader

Her vaccination at State House, Dar es Salaam is a key signal to Tanzanians that all, irrespective of...

Kenya: The Kidnap of Exiles in Kenya Is an Old and Complicated Story

The story of the alleged kidnapping of Nigerian-British separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu in Nairobi and his transfer to...

Madagascar: Child Malnutrition Expected to Rise in Drought-Hit Nation

Madagascar's children could suffer lifelong health problems due to the ongoing drought that has caused a severe food...

South Sudan: Egypt, South Sudan Discuss Relations, GERD Issue

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi stressed on Wednesday Egypt's keenness to continue providing technical support for South Sudan...

Egypt, Sri Lanka Mull Tourism Cooperation

Deputy Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for Tourism Affairs Ghada Shalaby confirmed that the ministry is paying a...

Ghana: Man in Court for Allegedly Possessing Stolen Cellular Phones

Ho — Julius Eho, unemployed, was last Monday arraigned before the Ho Magistrate Court '2' for allegedly possessing...

Ghana: Hollard Life Assurance Sponsors Outstanding Recruits At the Regional Police Training School, Kumasi

Hollard Life Assurance, a subsidiary of Hollard Ghana has sponsored top performing recruits of the Regional Police Training...

Uganda: Assessing Security Measures Under Lockdown

As the country completes the 42 days of the second lockdown, security personnel have been key in the...

Tunisian presidency sacks head of national TV channel

Tunisia national television head Lassaad Dahech has been fired.A journalism union representative and an activist were blocked from...

Day 6 live updates, news, schedule, events, Daniil Medvedev, Russia cheating, Simone Biles, Novak Djokovic, gymnastics

Novak Djokovic has weighed in on American superstar Simone Biles’ decision to withdraw from defending her all-around title...

When Data Backup Goes Wrong

By Hemant Harie, MD at Gabsten Technologies Businesses know that they need to have backups as part of a...

Cameroon: 2021 GCE Exams – Marking Ongoing in Buea, Limbe

The Minister of Secondary Education,Nalova Lyonga, launched the scriptscoring exercise in Buea on Tuesday July 27,2021 and was...

West Africa: The Ecowas Holds Com’ttee Meeting in Ghana to Explores the Role of Telecommunications and Information Technology in Achieving Regional Development, Peace, Security and Human Rights

Monrovia — Members of the ECOWAS Joint Committee on Political Affairs, Peace, Security and African Peer Review Mechanism...

Webb Fontaine Discusses Technology and Trade in Africa in its Recent Webinar Series

Webb Fontaine (www.WebbFontaine.com), one of the leading providers of Customs and Trade solutions to governments worldwide, gathered a...

Tunisia: Tokyo 2020 – Ayoub Hafnaoui Offers His Swimming Suit to Olympic Museum

Tunis/Tunisia — Tunisian Olympic 400m freestyle champion Ayoub Hafnaoui offers the swimming suit, with which he won the...

Ghana: Korley Klottey Launches 2021 Ga Homowo Festival

The Korle Klottey Municipal Assembly (KoKMA) has launched the 2021 Ga Homowo Festival with a call on Ga...

Africa: India Africa Trade Council Appoints Chief Executive Officer

The India Africa Trade Council (IATC), a non-governmental organisation, has appointed Mr James Rajamani, founder and Chief Executive...

Ghana Needs Fiscal Consolidation to Address Debt Sustainability–IMF

Fiscal consolidation is needed to address Ghana's debt sustainability and rollover risks, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has...

Ghana: Suspected Armed Robber Killed in Gun Battle With Police

A 30-year-old suspected highway robbery has been killed, while four others escaped, in a gun battle with police...

Ghana: Fight Evils Undermining Development

Normally, public service is guided by bureaucracy, a system of administration that is meant to ensure its success....

Liberia: Red Cross, HSS Liberia Provide July 26 Food Ration for Vulnerable People

The Liberian National Red Cross and HSS Liberia have provided food ration for vulnerable people here in observance...

Eritrea: Banatom – Triggering Industrialization in Alebu

Banatom Banana and Tomato Processing Factory, which is located at Alebu, Haykota sub-zone, started its operation in 2008...

Eritrea: Responding to Local Needs and Transforming Lives

Last Saturday, Eritrea Profile published an article titled, "Gerset Farm Project", authored by Kesete Gebrehiwet. Well-written, replete with...

Why Is Ethiopia at War in the Tigray Region?

Even before the war, Mr. Abiy appeared bent on breaking the power of the T.P.L.F., a political group...

This Ethiopian Road Is a Lifeline for Millions. Now It’s Blocked.

AFAR, Ethiopia — The road, a 300-mile strip of tarmac that passes through some of the most inhospitable...

Eritrean refugees demand protection amid Tigray war | Refugees News

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Eritrean refugees have organised a protest in front of the UN refugee agency (UNHCR)...

Tokyo Olympics: Chad le Clos’ bid for a medal ends on day six

South African swimmer Chad le Clos failed to add his medal tally of four at the Tokyo OlympicsNo...