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Nigeria: Atiku Vs Buhari - Tribunal Reserves Judgment

[Premium Times] The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday reserved judgment in the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar against the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of the 2019 president
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Nigeria: Atiku Vs Buhari - Tribunal Reserves Judgment

[Premium Times] The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday reserved judgment in the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar against the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of the 2019 presidential election.

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa and EU Envoy in Verbal Exchange

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa and European Union (EU) Head of Delegation, Timo Olkonnen were on Wednesday involved in a harsh public exchange of words over the human rights situation in the country.
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Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa and EU Envoy in Verbal Exchange

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa and European Union (EU) Head of Delegation, Timo Olkonnen were on Wednesday involved in a harsh public exchange of words over the human rights situation in the country.

South Africa: Ndlovu Youth Choir Through to the Semi-Finals of America's Got Talent!

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The Ndlovu Youth Choir have wowed the world with another stunning performance. They performed a stunning rendition of rock band U2's Beautiful Day.
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South Africa: Ndlovu Youth Choir Through to the Semi-Finals of America's Got Talent!

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The Ndlovu Youth Choir have wowed the world with another stunning performance. They performed a stunning rendition of rock band U2's Beautiful Day.

Zimbabwe: Teachers to Wear Black Every Pay Day to Mourn Death of 'Our Salaries'

[New Zimbabwe] Firebrand teachers group, Amalgamated Rural Teachers' Unions of Zimbabwe ARTUZ, famed for embarking on a 275km march to press for improved wages, on Tuesday said they were now turning to wearing black during paydays to protest poor salaries.
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Zimbabwe: Teachers to Wear Black Every Pay Day to Mourn Death of 'Our Salaries'

[New Zimbabwe] Firebrand teachers group, Amalgamated Rural Teachers' Unions of Zimbabwe ARTUZ, famed for embarking on a 275km march to press for improved wages, on Tuesday said they were now turning to wearing black during paydays to protest poor salaries.

South Africa: Gratuitous Display of Apartheid Flag is Hate Speech - Equality Court

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The Equality Court has ruled that gratuitous display of the flag used during the apartheid era constitutes hate speech and incites hatred against black people in terms of the Equality Act, Eyewitness News writes.
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South Africa: Gratuitous Display of Apartheid Flag is Hate Speech - Equality Court

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The Equality Court has ruled that gratuitous display of the flag used during the apartheid era constitutes hate speech and incites hatred against black people in terms of the Equality Act, Eyewitness News writes.

South Africa: Video of Fans Touching Zodwa Wabantu Goes Viral!

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The controversial dancer and socialite Zodwa Wabantu is trending online after she let her fans take the «touchy touchy» thing a little bit too far.
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South Africa: Video of Fans Touching Zodwa Wabantu Goes Viral!

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The controversial dancer and socialite Zodwa Wabantu is trending online after she let her fans take the «touchy touchy» thing a little bit too far.

Africa: Why You Should Donate to Africa's First Community Radio Project - Bush Radio

[allAfrica] Cape Town -August 2019 marks 24 years of legal broadcasting by Africa's oldest community radio station project, Bush Radio, but all is not well in the community media sector.
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Africa: Why You Should Donate to Africa's First Community Radio Project - Bush Radio

[allAfrica] Cape Town -August 2019 marks 24 years of legal broadcasting by Africa's oldest community radio station project, Bush Radio, but all is not well in the community media sector.

Nigeria: Be Prepared to Live Laborious Days, Buhari Tells Incoming Ministers

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday urged the 43 ministers-designate to be prepared to live laborious days to serve Nigerians optimally.
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Nigeria: Be Prepared to Live Laborious Days, Buhari Tells Incoming Ministers

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday urged the 43 ministers-designate to be prepared to live laborious days to serve Nigerians optimally.

Sudan: Ousted President Bashir 'Got Millions From Saudi Royals'

[allAfrica] Sudan's ousted president Omar Hassan al-Bashir says he received millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia, a police detective told a Khartoum court on Monday, Reuters reports.
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Sudan: Ousted President Bashir 'Got Millions From Saudi Royals'

[allAfrica] Sudan's ousted president Omar Hassan al-Bashir says he received millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia, a police detective told a Khartoum court on Monday, Reuters reports.

Liberia: Celebrating 16 Years of Liberia's Hard-Earned Peace, Stability

[allAfrica] Once referenced as a war-country, Liberia on August 18, 2019, observes and celebrates exactly 16 years since long-sought and hard-earned peace and stability returned to our dear country. That followed almost 14 yours of civil conflict that destroy
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Liberia: Celebrating 16 Years of Liberia's Hard-Earned Peace, Stability

[allAfrica] Once referenced as a war-country, Liberia on August 18, 2019, observes and celebrates exactly 16 years since long-sought and hard-earned peace and stability returned to our dear country. That followed almost 14 yours of civil conflict that destroyed almost every sector of the country, if not all. Worst of all, 300,000 lives were reportedly claimed in the process.

Africa: U.S. Envoys Assume Key Africa Posts – But Not South Africa

[allAfrica] Washington, DC -Career U.S. ambassadors are taking up key diplomatic assignments across Africa following confirmation by the Senate earlier this month. These include envoys to Nigeria, Egypt, Libya, Cote d'Ivoire and the African Union, as well as
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Africa: U.S. Envoys Assume Key Africa Posts – But Not South Africa

[allAfrica] Washington, DC -Career U.S. ambassadors are taking up key diplomatic assignments across Africa following confirmation by the Senate earlier this month. These include envoys to Nigeria, Egypt, Libya, Cote d'Ivoire and the African Union, as well as Malawi and Cape Verde.

Africa: Levis and Wrangler Vow to Protect Women Making Jeans From Sexual Abuse

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Three major U.S. brands vowed to crack down on abuse in Lesotho factories making their jeans on Thursday after an investigation found women were forced into sex to keep their jobs.
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Africa: Levis and Wrangler Vow to Protect Women Making Jeans From Sexual Abuse

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Three major U.S. brands vowed to crack down on abuse in Lesotho factories making their jeans on Thursday after an investigation found women were forced into sex to keep their jobs.

Africa: Not Waiting for Handouts: Five Stories of Resilience From One of The World's Largest Refugee Camps

[UN] Today there are more than 70 million people around the world who have been forced from their homes. As crises get more prolonged, the only home that entire generations know, are refugee camps. The average length of displacement is rising, estimated at 2
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Africa: Not Waiting for Handouts: Five Stories of Resilience From One of The World's Largest Refugee Camps

[UN] Today there are more than 70 million people around the world who have been forced from their homes. As crises get more prolonged, the only home that entire generations know, are refugee camps. The average length of displacement is rising, estimated at 26 years, and as of 2018, 78 per cent of all refugees were in protracted refugee situations. The stories we hear about them often show us their unsurmountable challenges, but life in the camps is more than scrambling for food and waiting for a better fut

South Africa: Debt Relief Law a Cause for Concern for South Africa's Banks?

[allAfrica] Cape Town -President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the National Credit Amendment Bill into law. The law, also referred to as the «Debt Relief Law», will afford low-income workers and over-indebted consumers the opportunity to have payment
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South Africa: Debt Relief Law a Cause for Concern for South Africa's Banks?

[allAfrica] Cape Town -President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the National Credit Amendment Bill into law. The law, also referred to as the «Debt Relief Law», will afford low-income workers and over-indebted consumers the opportunity to have payments suspended or even scrapped, depending on their financial status, writes Bloomberg.

Sudan: Opposition Names Five People as Members of Sovereign Council

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Sudan's opposition coalition has named five people as civilian members of the country's Sovereign Council, Reuters reports.
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Sudan: Opposition Names Five People as Members of Sovereign Council

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Sudan's opposition coalition has named five people as civilian members of the country's Sovereign Council, Reuters reports.

Sudan: Transitional Period Documents Signed Finally

[SNA] Khartoum -The final signing of the transitional period's documents took place Saturday at the Friendship Hall between the Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the Forces of the Declaration of Freedom and Change.
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Sudan: Transitional Period Documents Signed Finally

[SNA] Khartoum -The final signing of the transitional period's documents took place Saturday at the Friendship Hall between the Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the Forces of the Declaration of Freedom and Change.

Nigeria: Former Deputy Senate President Attacked In Germany

[Premium Times] Nigeria's former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, was on Saturday physically attacked by a mob while attending a cultural event in Germany.
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Nigeria: Former Deputy Senate President Attacked In Germany

[Premium Times] Nigeria's former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, was on Saturday physically attacked by a mob while attending a cultural event in Germany.

Southern Africa: Lift Zimbabwe Sanctions - New SADC Boss

[Daily News] THE new SADC Chairman, President John Magufuli, has appealed to the international community to scrap sanctions against Zimbabwe, saying the country has already opened a new page and is ready to move forward.
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Southern Africa: Lift Zimbabwe Sanctions - New SADC Boss

[Daily News] THE new SADC Chairman, President John Magufuli, has appealed to the international community to scrap sanctions against Zimbabwe, saying the country has already opened a new page and is ready to move forward.

South Africa: Homeless Killings - Families of 2 Victims Traced, Finally Lay Them to Rest

[News24Wire] Two murdered homeless men who are among five suspected victims of the so-called nocturnal prowler - have finally been laid to rest, almost two months after the discovery of the fifth body in Muckleneuk, Pretoria.
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South Africa: Homeless Killings - Families of 2 Victims Traced, Finally Lay Them to Rest

[News24Wire] Two murdered homeless men who are among five suspected victims of the so-called nocturnal prowler - have finally been laid to rest, almost two months after the discovery of the fifth body in Muckleneuk, Pretoria.

Rwanda: National Agriculture Insurance Scheme to Go Countrywide - Official

[New Times] The National Agriculture Insurance Scheme (NAIS) launched in April, as a pilot project, will be scaled up to the entire country during the upcoming agricultural season A, an official told The Sunday Times on Friday.
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Rwanda: National Agriculture Insurance Scheme to Go Countrywide - Official

[New Times] The National Agriculture Insurance Scheme (NAIS) launched in April, as a pilot project, will be scaled up to the entire country during the upcoming agricultural season A, an official told The Sunday Times on Friday.

Sudan: Journey to Hope

[SudaNow] Gradually Sudanese people are making their first steps towards the much deserved, costly civilian-led rule. It took more time of intensive peaceful pressure and almost double casualties that were endured to oust former President Omar Al-Bashir from
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Sudan: Journey to Hope

[SudaNow] Gradually Sudanese people are making their first steps towards the much deserved, costly civilian-led rule. It took more time of intensive peaceful pressure and almost double casualties that were endured to oust former President Omar Al-Bashir from power.

Nigeria: El-Zakzaky Sought Asylum in India, Arrested on Arrival Home - Govt

[This Day] Abuja and Kaduna -The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, who arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, from India, yesterday afternoon, was whisked away on arrival and taken into custody b
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Nigeria: El-Zakzaky Sought Asylum in India, Arrested on Arrival Home - Govt

[This Day] Abuja and Kaduna -The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, who arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, from India, yesterday afternoon, was whisked away on arrival and taken into custody by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS).

Kenya: Ruto, Raila Allies Clash Over 2022 Polls

[Nation] Politics dominated speeches during the burial of Ikolomani MP Bernard Shinali's son in Kakamega County on Friday, with supporters of Deputy President William Ruto clashing with those of opposition leaders Raila Odinga and Musalia Mudavadi over the ha
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Kenya: Ruto, Raila Allies Clash Over 2022 Polls

[Nation] Politics dominated speeches during the burial of Ikolomani MP Bernard Shinali's son in Kakamega County on Friday, with supporters of Deputy President William Ruto clashing with those of opposition leaders Raila Odinga and Musalia Mudavadi over the handshake and 2022 succession.

Southern Africa: SADC Summit Roars Into Life

[Daily News] TANZANIA writes yet another history as all eyes are on the country with all the 'number one citizens' of southern African nations gathering in Dar es Salaam for the 39th Southern African Development Community Summit (SADC) Summit.
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Southern Africa: SADC Summit Roars Into Life

[Daily News] TANZANIA writes yet another history as all eyes are on the country with all the 'number one citizens' of southern African nations gathering in Dar es Salaam for the 39th Southern African Development Community Summit (SADC) Summit.

South Africa: Zolani Mahola Leaves Freshlyground to Go Solo

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The popular singer has shocked the country after announcing that she is leaving Freshlyground to focus on a career as a solo artist and public speaker.
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South Africa: Zolani Mahola Leaves Freshlyground to Go Solo

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The popular singer has shocked the country after announcing that she is leaving Freshlyground to focus on a career as a solo artist and public speaker.

South Africa: No Love for Ramaphosa After Marikana Massacre Tweet

[allAfrica] Cape Town -A tweet by Cyril Ramaphosa commemorating the seventh anniversary of the Marikana Massacre has elicited angry responses from users who slammed the President saying that he not only «ignored» the tragedy but was also responsib
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South Africa: No Love for Ramaphosa After Marikana Massacre Tweet

[allAfrica] Cape Town -A tweet by Cyril Ramaphosa commemorating the seventh anniversary of the Marikana Massacre has elicited angry responses from users who slammed the President saying that he not only «ignored» the tragedy but was also responsible for it.

West Africa: Strengthen the Role of Women, Young People - It's Key For Peace

[allAfrica] Johannesburg -Thousands of deaths in Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Nigeria, Liberia and Sierra Leone are caused by the civil wars and political crises - the lack of peace - in West Africa, and this conflict leads to millions of people fleeing their hom
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West Africa: Strengthen the Role of Women, Young People - It's Key For Peace

[allAfrica] Johannesburg -Thousands of deaths in Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Nigeria, Liberia and Sierra Leone are caused by the civil wars and political crises - the lack of peace - in West Africa, and this conflict leads to millions of people fleeing their home and crippling education and economic development in their communities.

Kenya: Is Uhuru Kenyatta the Coolest President Ever?

[allAfrica] Johannesburg -On August 5 President Uhuru Kenyatta flew to Jamaica for a historic state visit where he also graced that country's 57th Independence Day celebrations in Kingston, as a special guest and met the widow of reggae legend Bob Marley, Rit
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Kenya: Is Uhuru Kenyatta the Coolest President Ever?

[allAfrica] Johannesburg -On August 5 President Uhuru Kenyatta flew to Jamaica for a historic state visit where he also graced that country's 57th Independence Day celebrations in Kingston, as a special guest and met the widow of reggae legend Bob Marley, Rita Marley.

West Africa: Building Peace in West Africa - Women Decision-Makers are Key

[allAfrica] Johannesburg -allAfrica.com's Nontobeko Mlambo spoke with Levinia Addae-Mensah, Program Director and Deputy Executive Director of the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP), about how she became involved in peacebuilding work, what goes in
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West Africa: Building Peace in West Africa - Women Decision-Makers are Key

[allAfrica] Johannesburg -allAfrica.com's Nontobeko Mlambo spoke with Levinia Addae-Mensah, Program Director and Deputy Executive Director of the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP), about how she became involved in peacebuilding work, what goes in to her role and why empowering women to be decision-makers in this sector is key...

Zimbabwe: Popular Lion Seduli Killed by Hunters on World Lion Day

[allAfrica] Cape Town -A male lion, who was popular with photographers, has been shot by trophy hunters on the outskirts of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, Captured in Africa Foundation announced on their Facebook page.
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Zimbabwe: Popular Lion Seduli Killed by Hunters on World Lion Day

[allAfrica] Cape Town -A male lion, who was popular with photographers, has been shot by trophy hunters on the outskirts of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, Captured in Africa Foundation announced on their Facebook page.

South Africa: It Wasn't Me - Babes Wodumo Denies Making Fun of Lady Zamar

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Babes Wodumo has been at the centre of controversy after a video of her insulting Lady Zamar surfaced on social media, and people are not having it!
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South Africa: It Wasn't Me - Babes Wodumo Denies Making Fun of Lady Zamar

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Babes Wodumo has been at the centre of controversy after a video of her insulting Lady Zamar surfaced on social media, and people are not having it!