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Nigeria: Future Elections – Nigerians Can Develop Better Technology for Card Readers – NASENI Boss

With Nigerians still reminiscing over the outcome of the recent elections, the Executive Vice-Chairman, National Agency for Science...

Nigeria’s Elderly Suffering From Dementia, Not Witchcraft Says Activist

By Anne-Marie BissadaAround the world, every three seconds, someone develops dementia. By 2017, those living with dementia was...

Nigeria: Closing Gender Gap Part of CBN’s Corporate Strategy – Emefiele

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has lauded the contributions of women at the...

Nigeria: Extending Godwin Emefiele’s Tenure Is Vital for Economic Recovery

Photo: This Day Central Bank governor Godwin Emefiele. By Dele Sobowale"One must show the truth to posterity with...

Nigeria: Govt Seek Measures to Stem Volatility in Equities Market

By Nkiruka NnoromThe federal government has declared its commitment to work with the capital market community to stem...

Nigeria: Governor Emmanuel Wins Gubernatorial Elections in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom State governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the gubernatorial...

Nigeria: Ayade Wins Re-Election As Governor of Cross River

Gov. Benedict Ayade has been re-elected as governor of Cross River for the next four years. Announcing the...

Nigeria: El-Rufai Wins Kaduna Governorship Election

Photo: Premium Times Kaduna State governor, Nasiru El-Rufai at Kajuru. By Kemi BusariThe Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)...

Kenya: Why Eric Omondi Is Not ‘Giving Away His Wife’ After Man United’s Loss to Arsenal

By Hilary KimuyuComedian Eric Omondi has had to eat his words following Manchester United's 2-0 loss to Arsenal...

Angola: UNITEL, first Angolan company in history of WEF to integrate the list of Partners

February 12th, 2019 Genève, Switzerland –UNITEL is the newest African Associate Partner of the World Economic Forum, the...

Soldier wins fight to bring daughter to Scotland

Image copyright Denis Omondi Image caption Denis Omondi's daughter Ann A British soldier has won his fight to...

WATCH: Minute of silence for Ethiopia crash at UN talks as search operation continues

The assembly of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) opened in Nairobi with a minute of silence to pay...

Massive tropical storm takes aim at Mozambique

A powerful tropical cyclone could hit Mozambique by the end of the week, says the South African Weather...

Rwandan politician strangled to death

By DAILY MONITORMore by this Author The spokesman for leading Rwandan opposition politician Victoire Ingabire was found dead...

22 U.N. Workers Among the Dead in Ethiopian Airlines Plane Crash

“With his passing, the Georgetown family has lost a stellar student, a great friend to many, and a...

Kenya: 25 Bodies of Kenyans in Ethiopian Plane Crash Identified

By Anita Chepkoech and Agewa MagutAt least 25 out of 32 Kenyans who perished in the Ethiopian plane...

South Africa: Minister Lindiwe Sisulu Receives Report On Passing of Ms Buhle Bhengu

press release The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu, has received a report from the...

Kenya: The Kenyans Who Died in Ethiopian Airlines Plane Crash

By Joel MuindeKenya suffered the largest number of casualties in Sunday's Ethiopian Airlines plane crash at Bishoftu just...

Kenya: Govt Meets Families of 25 Kenyans Aboard Crashed Ethiopian Airlines Plane

By Laban WanambisiNairobi — The government says it has so far contacted families of 25 Kenyans out of...

Nigeria: Multinational Troops Kill 40 Boko Haram Insurgents, Recover Arms

By Njadvara MusaMaiduguri — A combined team of troops from Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroun has killed 40...

Ethiopia: Committee Set to Carry Out Forensic Investigation

Photo: @flightradar24/Twitter China’s civil aviation administration has grounded Chinese-operated #737MAX aircraft. Addis Ababa — A committee comprising of...

Africa: Namibia Awarded Best Destination Safari Award

By Albertina NakaleWindhoek — Namibia has been awarded the Best Destination Safari and Wildlife of the Pacific Areas...

Zimbabwe: 20 People Turn Up for Zhakata’s Glen Norah Show

By Lemuel ChekaiIt was a night to forget for the Zora music legend, Leonard Zhakata who performed in...

South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa Co-Chairs SA-Zimbabwe Bi-National Commission

press release President Cyril Ramaphosa will travel to Harare, Zimbabwe, to Co-Chair the Third Session of the Bi-National...

South Africa: Minister Angie Motshekga Hands Over Toilets As Part of Safe Initiative

press release Minister Angie Motshekga hands over the newly built toilets as part of the Safe Initiative at...

Hussein Swaleh: Caf pays tribute to Kenyan official killed in Ethiopia crash

The Confederation of African Football confirmed the death of Kenyan football official Hussein SwalehA senior Kenyan football official...

Zimbabwe: Makorokoza Vow Terror If Chased Out of Battlefields Mine Claims

By Leopold MunhendeBattlefields artisanal miners who survived last month's mine disaster that killed 24 people have warned that...

Zimbabwe: Transport Minister Matiza Appalled By Gokwe Roads

TRANSPORT Minister Biggie Matiza, last week described roads in the Midlands area of Gokwe as an "eyesore" admitting...

Zimbabwe: Biti Demands List of Zamco Beneficiaries

By AloisvingaParliament's Public Accounts Committee has demanded that the Zimbabwe Asset Management Corporation (Zamco), makes public the full...

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Defers Cabinet As Ramaphosa Flies in

President Emmerson Mnangagwa moved his weekly Cabinet meeting to Thursday in order to give space to marathon meetings...

Zimbabwe: Shireen Ramajan Confident – allAfrica.com

By Cloud FusireMashonaland Province secretary, Shireen Ramajan, is confident they will defend their national junior swimming crown again...

Ethiopia mourns crash victims as investigators seek answers

Ethiopian Airlines has grounded all of its Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft as "an extra safety precaution" following...

Nigeria: Umahi Pledges to Construct Olympic Stadium, Airport in Second Tenure

Gov. David Umahi has pledged to construct an Olympic stadium, airport and major infrastructure in Ebonyi during his...

South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa – Good Green Deeds Campaign Launch

press release Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the launch of the Good Green Deeds Campaign, Sisa Dukashe...

Nigeria: David Oyelowo Gives Reasons Why He Should Be James Bond

By Njideka AgboNigerian-British actor David Oyewolo has stated his interest in becoming the first black James Bond. This...

Zimbabwe: Govt, Teachers On Collision Course

By Alois VingaTHE Zimbabwe Teachers Association (Zimta) says that it is working hard to get government to reverse...

Zimbabwe: Ex-Zanu-PF Mayor Remanded in Custody for Poaching

EX-VICTORIA Falls Mayor, Zanu PF's Sifiso Mpofu and two alleged accomplices were, Saturday remanded in custody over a...

Rwanda: Is Kagame Looking for an Alternative Route to Sea?

By The East AfricanRwandan President Paul Kagame was in Tanzania this past week on a two-day visit, seen...

Rwanda: Border Districts Call for Uganda-Rwanda Talks

Photo: Daily Monitor President Yoweri Museveni with his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame, right, at the East African Investment...

Uganda: We Are Engaging Government – MTN

By Christine KasemiireMTN has said it is "extensively" engaging government on a number of market developments, key among...