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South Africa: Were The Cradock Four Sacrificed at Altar of Democracy in South Africa?

Cape Town — June 27, 1985. The day that changed the lives of four families forever – a...

Mary Keitany: Kenyan world record holder retires

Kenya's Mary Keitany, who holds the word record for a women-only marathon, retires from competing at the age...

BP traders lost almost R1.5 billion in African deal ‘debacle’

BP's traders lost $100 million (~R1.48 billion) in a "debacle" of a deal with a west African commodities...

Cuba pledges further support for Kenya in research and pharmaceutical fields

Kenya and Cuba have pledged to enhance bilateral relations in the field of research, vaccines and pharmaceutical products...

Kenya: Marathon Queen Mary Keitany Retires

Kenyan running great Mary Keitany has announced her retirement from athletics. Keitany had a stellar career that saw...

APICORP launches its inaugural Green Bond Framework

Green Bond Framework follows the approval of the ESG Policy Framework in April 2021; Reinforces APICORP’s (www.APICORP.org) focus...

US condemns Sudan coup attempt, warns against ‘external interference’

United Nations – The United States on Tuesday condemned the coup attempt in Sudan and warned against "external...

Energy Capital & Power, Nigerian Gas Association to Promote Gas-Focused Agenda at USAEF 2021

Energy Capital & Power (ECP) (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) has partnered with the Nigerian Gas Association (NGA) to promote gas development...

Mixed reactions as Tunisia president vows new electoral code

Tunisians reacted on Tuesday after the country's president announced plans to draft a new electoral code and appoint...

UN GA 2021: Africa cannot outsource its health to the rest of the world, African Development Bank head says during panel on closing the health gap – Africanews English

UN GA 2021: Africa cannot outsource its health to the rest of the world, African Development Bank head...

Lesotho: Elections Are Done, Now to the Real Work

The Lesotho Football Association (LeFA) held its presidential elections last weekend and president Salemane Phafane retained his post...

Police clear virus rules protest at Melbourne shrine

Last updated: 37 minutes ago Australian police cleared protesters gathered at a Melbourne shrine on Wednesday. Riot police...

Volcano spews lava on Spanish island of La Palma

Last updated: 8 minutes ago A small Spanish island in the Atlantic Ocean is struggling days after a...

Zimbabwe: Chinhoyi Magistrate Quashes Mugabe Family’s Appeal

Chinhoyi magistrate Ruth Moyo has upheld her decision to have the late former president Robert Mugabe's remains exhumed...

Zimbabwe: EJWP Slams Mthuli Ncube for Sidelining Young Women

Economic Justice for Women Project (EJWP) has slammed Finance minister, Mthuli Ncube's policies for accelerating limited participation of...

Zimbabwe: Matanga Dragged to Court Over Missing U.S.$23,000 Exhibit Money

Police Commissioner General Godwin Matanga is being sued alongside his two officers by a Chipinge man whose US$24...

East Africa: What Sudan and South Sudan Stand to Gain By Reopening Their Border

The border between Sudan and South Sudan is set to be reopened after 11 years. This follows the...

Eastern Africa BFSI Summit 2021: Digital Transformation Accelerates Open Banking Ecosystem – Africanews English

Eastern Africa BFSI Summit 2021: Digital Transformation Accelerates Open Banking Ecosystem Africanews English Source link : https://www.africanews.com/2021/09/22/eastern-africa-bfsi-summit-2021-digital-transformation-accelerates-open-banking-ecosystem/ Author...

Rwanda: FLN Trial – Sankara’s Lawyer Reacts to Verdict

Moise Nkundabarashi, the lawyer representing Callixte Nsabimana alias Sankara, a key suspect in the just-concluded FLN trial, has...

Congratulations to CR2’s customer Commercial International Bank Egypt (CIB), Egypt, as they announce a record-breaking performance in Digital Banking

CR2 (www.CR2.com) is extremely proud of CIB’s phenomenal growth achieved across its digital banking services. Commercial International Bank...

Ethiopia: US – Ethiopia, Tigray Actors Can Avoid Sanctions By Ending Conflict

Nairobi — The U.S. government is urging the Ethiopian government, rebel group Tigray People's Liberation Front, and other...

Africa: Restore Trust and Inspire Hope, UN Chief Says in Message to UNGA76

With humanity on the edge of an abyss, and moving in the wrong direction, the world must wake...

Rwanda: School Curriculum for Autistic Children in the Offing

For a very long time, Jacqueline Dushimirimana struggled to find the right school for her daughter since her...

Kenya: MPs Want Campaign Funding Kept Secret

MPs plot to amend the law to keep secret campaign donors and election spending, dealing a blow to...

Rwanda Vaccinates 10 Percent of Population, Reaches First Global Target

Kigali — Rwanda has fully vaccinated 10% of its population against COVID-19, reaching the September global target by...

Libya: UNSMIL Statement on Reports About No-Confidence Motion Against the GNU

Tripoli — The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has received, with concern s, reports that the House...

Sudan: Why Has Sudan Decided to Hand Over Al-Bashir to the ICC?

The government is performing a delicate balancing act in the interests of advancing justice during a complex political...

Ghana: Government Partners Du Bois Foundation to Transform Du Bois Centre Into a Museum Complex

The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has urged the African Diaspora to follow...

DR Congo President asks for materialization of ‘all the promises made to Africa’  |

“There are less than six weeks left before COP26 and nine years before 2030. For Africa, the year 2030 will...

Samuel Eto’o announces candidacy for presidency of Cameroon football federation

Samuel Eto'o scored 56 goals in 118 games as a player for CameroonFormer Cameroon international Samuel Eto'o is...

U.S. Government Supports Local Research to Improve Malaria Treatment and Maternal and Child Health

The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), recently provided an $800,000 grant to...

Kenya is Sri Lanka’s good friend Kananathan tells the Foreign Minister of Kenya

High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Kenya Velupillai Kananathan called on the Kenyan Foreign Minister Ambassador Raychelle Omamo...

Special Representative of the Secretary-General Statement Condemning Coup Attempt

In my  capacity as the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations and Head of the...

Hundreds storm Namibia parliament ahead of German genocide deal vote

A memorial to the genocide of the Herero and Nama (1904-1907) committed by German colonial troops in the...

Malawi: Corruption Depriving Malawi of Revenue From Mining Sector

Chairperson of the Natural Resources Justice Network (NRJN) Kossam Munthali says corruption continues to deprive Malawi of the...

Some 20% of Nigeria’s workers lost jobs to Covid

Nigeria’s unemployment rate climbed to a staggering 33 percent by the fourth quarter of 2020.Many businesses said they...

Mozambique: Access to Justice Remains Challenge for Mozambicans

Maputo — Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario declared on Monday that access to justice remains a...

Africa: U.S.-Africa Trade Policy Faces Uncertain Future

Washington, DC — U.S. trade policy toward Africa is facing a conundrum. Much has changed in the two...

Egypt’s first post-Mubarak ruler, Tantawi, dies aged 85

U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta (R) is greeted by Egyptian Defense Minister Mohamed Hussein Tantawi (L), upon...

Burundi’s government vows to probe deadly ‘terrorist’ grenade blasts

Burundi on Tuesday vowed a thorough investigation into a series of deadly "terrorist" grenade blasts that hit the...