Day: August 15, 2021

Nigeria’s Kano state moves to ban mannequin heads on Islamic grounds

The Islamic police in Kano, Nigeria, say shop dummies with heads symbolise "idolatry" and are banned. Source link...

Nigeria imposes partial curfew after deadly attack

Nigeria has imposed a curfew following a sectarian attack.At least 23 Muslims died on Saturday.President Muhammadu Buhari condemned...

Elvis Presley fans celebrate in German city where he lived

Last updated: 15/08 - 17:57 Every year, the German town of Bad Nauheim, where Elvis Presley lived during...

Ethiopia: Western Media Portrays Clear Leaning With Militant TPLF – Ann Garrison

The western media seem to decide to entirely accept terrorist TPLF victim card playing though the TPLF provoked...

Jeremy Guscott tells Lions and South Africa players they should be ’embarrassed’ in withering assessment

Lions and England legend Jeremy Guscott has delivered a stinging assessment of the players' performances during the recent...

DR Congo plane scrapes motorcyclist during landing

A motorcyclist had a narrow escape as he was crossing the runway of an airport in the Democratic...

Former SA President Jacob Zuma undergoes surgery, to remain in hospital

South Africa's jailed ex-president Jacob Zuma, who early this month was moved from prison to a health facility,...

South Africa ‘could be stripped of Lions series victory’ after Rassie Erasmus video

Rassie Erasmus' 62-minute rant could cost the Springboks their series victory over the Lions, according to reports in...

Tanzania: Optimism for Tanzania As Global Recovery Seen Bypassing the Poor Economies

Dar es Salaam — Experts have expressed their optimism about Tanzania economic prospects as the World Bank projects...

Ivory Coast records first case of Ebola in 25 years

The first case of Ebola in 25 years has been detected in Ivory Coast.Health Minister Pierre N'Gou Dimba...

Ethiopia: Coalition Censures U.S. Especial Envoy Sending to Ethiopia

Ethio-Somali coalition for peace and cooperation has censured the Joe Biden administration sending of Jeffrey Feltman, its especial...

Zimbabwe: Traditional Is the Dish At Seed and Food Fair

Small but important steps are being taken in Zimbabwe not only to encourage farmers to grow indigenous edible...

Africa: In Search of Advantages – Israel’s Observer Status in the African Union

Since its establishment as a state in 1948, Israel has placed great importance on foreign policy. This is...

Zambian President Lungu claims elections ‘not free and fair’ as opposition candidate surges ahead

Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema led by a wide margin with 40% of the votes counted. President Edgar Lungu...

Africa: Advertising Revenues Will Become a New Source of Digital Revenues for African Mobile Co V2.0

London — The transition to digital revenues among Africa's mobile operators is already under way. Online content and...

Africa Ramps Up Vaccine Drive As Covid Cases Surge

Africa has vaccinated more than 50 million people against COVID. However, that figure is way below other continents....

In Sudan, Tigrayans fear the worst as bodies wash up in river

In an east Sudan town, Tigrayan Gabratansay Gabrakhristos panics whenever his phone rings: it could be grim news...

Algerian wildfires still raging, death toll hits 90 including 33 soldiers

Algerian firefighters were still struggling Sunday to put out 19 blazes in the north of the country, where...

Feature: Chinese doctors brave COVID-19 to treat patients in western Cameroon – Xinhua

Patients wait for free consultation and treatment by the Chinese medical team in Bangante, Cameroon, Aug. 12, 2021....

Sudanese delegation visit aims to expand cooperation with Turkey

Sudan said Saturday that the visit by the chairperson of the country's Sovereign Council, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, to...

What next after demise of five Tanzanian tycoons?

By The Citizen Reporter Dar es Salaam. Leaders of the business community yesterday expressed sadness over the loss...

Tanzania has vaccinated over 200,000 in three weeks

By Bethsheba Wambura Dar es Salaam. Three weeks after the vaccination exercise kicked off, government has said that...

Uganda: Museveni Slams ‘Lazy’ Investigators for Torturing Suspects in Security Custody

President Museveni Saturday slammed "lazy and undisciplined" security operatives for using torture as one of the ways of...

Sudan’s premier says will keep pushing for peace in Ethiopia

Issued on: 15/08/2021 - 22:00 Khartoum (AFP) Khartoum will press ahead with efforts to ensure stability in Ethiopia,...

Zimbabwe May Tap Private Creditors to Pay Evicted White Farmers – Bloomberg

Zimbabwe May Tap Private Creditors to Pay Evicted White Farmers Bloomberg Source link : https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-08-16/zimbabwe-may-tap-private-creditors-to-pay-evicted-white-farmers Author : Publish...

Uganda Eyes Imports of Reagents for Own Vaccine to Ramp up Shots – Bloomberg

Uganda Eyes Imports of Reagents for Own Vaccine to Ramp up Shots Bloomberg Source link : https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-08-15/uganda-eyes-imports-of-reagents-for-own-vaccine-to-ramp-up-shots Author...

10,000 flee Cameroon communal violence to Chad | The Guardian Nigeria News

At least 10,000 people, mostly women and children, have fled into Chad from northern Cameroon this week after...

Cameroon Creates, Trains Militias Against New Terrorism Ideology | Voice of America

MORA - Cameroon’s President Paul Biya has sent his top military officials and a governor to reactivate old...

Clean sheets mount as Boks continue lockdown

Clean sheets mount as Boks continue lockdown | SuperSport – Africa’s source of sports video, fixtures, results and...