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  • newPHOTOS: Osinbajo Presides Over NEC Meeting
    The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting. The meeting, which took place at the Presidential Villa, was attended by some ministers and governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria…
    - 11 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 4:32pm -
  • newBritain Appoints Judge To Lead Tower Block Fire Inquiry
    Prime Minister, Theresa May promised on Thursday, a public inquiry into the deadly London tower block blaze would leave no stone unturned as she confirmed a retired Court of Appeal judge, Martin Moore-Bick, would lead the investigation. At least 80 p…
    - 14 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 4:29pm -
  • newDefoe Joins Bournemouth On Free Transfer
    England and Sunderland striker, Jermain Defoe, has joined AFC Bournemouth on a free transfer. The striker who joined Bournemouth on a three-year deal made 93 appearances for Sunderland, scoring 37 goals while cultivating an ever-lasting relationship…
    - 19 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 4:24pm -
  • newGov Dickson Dissolves Caretaker Committee Of Eight LGAs
    The Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson has approved the dissolution of the caretaker committees of the eight Local Government Areas in the state. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary. “With immediate effect,…
    - 20 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 4:23pm -
  • new30-Year-Old Man killed in Bayelsa State
    Unknown gunmen in Bayelsa State suspected to be armed robbers, have killed a 30-year-old engineering graduate. It was learnt that the incident occurred at Melford Okilo Road, INEC/Kpansia area of Yenagoa metropolis. The victim, whose name was given a…
    - 33 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 4:10pm -
  • newEvans Files Fresh Suit, Seeks N300m Compensation From Police
    Less than 24 hours after he filed a suit against the leadership of the Nigeria Police Force, Suspected Billionaire Kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans has again filed a fresh suit. In the new suit filed on Thursday morning,…
    - 35 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 4:08pm -
  • newMercy Aigbe Joins Campaign Against Domestic Violence
    Nollywood Actress, Mercy Aigbe has joined the campaign against domestic violence. The actress has been lending her voice to ending the menace even as she recently admitted to being in an abusive marriage with her husband, Lanre Gentry. She shared a v…
    - 50 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 3:53pm -
  • newHalle Berry, Michelle Rodriguez Speak On Diversity, Hollywood
    Halle Berry, the only black woman to ever win a best actress Oscar, said her 2002 win turned out to be meaningless, and “Fast and Furious” star Michelle Rodriguez warned she may quit the action movie franchise unless filmmakers “show some love…
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:12pm -
  • newMalawi, UNICEF Launch Africa’s First Humanitarian Drone Testing Corridor
    Malawi and the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) launched an air corridor on Thursday to test the effectiveness of drones in humanitarian emergencies and other development uses, the first project of its kind in Africa. Landlocked Malawi, which su…
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:11pm -
  • newWhy Presidential Aircraft Has Been Parked In London – Presidency
    The Presidency has reacted to criticism of the decision to keep the Presidential Aircraft, NAF 001, in Britain since May 7 when President Muhammadu Buhari flew to London for a medical follow-up. The move had attracted criticism with some reports clai…
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 3:10pm -



  • newNigeria Experiences Major Mobile Subscriptions Growth
    Africa has experienced a major growth of new mobile subscriptions during the first quarter of 2017, with nine million Africans signing up for new services during that time. Out of 107 million new mobile subscriptions that were added globally, nine mi…
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 10:54am -
  • Mobile Money Network Working With MallforAfrica To Enable Digital Payments
    Global B2B cross-border mobile payments network, TransferTo, is working with African e-commerce platform, MallforAfrica, to offer digital payments that give online shoppers in Africa access to over 200 major e-retailers across Europe and the U.S. Fou…
    - 1 day ago 28 Jun 17, 10:49am -
  • Ghanaian New Media Company Raises $1.1M In Quest To Become ‘BuzzFeed Of Africa’
    Ghanaian new media startup OMG Digital has raised $1.1 million in seed funding that will be used to help fulfill their growing reputation as the 'BuzzFeed of Africa'. OMG Voice, the primary website run by the group, currently operates with versions i…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jun 17, 1:09pm -
  • 12 Most Valuable Tech Brands According To Africans
    Africans ascribe value to various tech brands that they use and love, with international businesses working hard to earn the trust and loyalty of the average African consumer. A growing middle class on the African continent is savvy and aware of what…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jun 17, 9:39am -
  • How A Tanzanian Coder Became A Tech Mogul
    Tanzanian coder Godfrey Magila has always loved technology. So much so, the 25-year-old actually taught himself to code. His tech innovations earned him a $200 prize at a countrywide hackathon, but the money was not the most valuable part of the priz…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jun 17, 8:07am -
  • Naspers Approaching US And UK Investors To Expand Online Businesses
    Naspers, Africa's biggest company by market value, is set to approach American and British investors to discuss a bond issue in an effort to continue the expansion of their online businesses and interests through more acquisitions. Cape Town-based Na…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 17, 8:54am -
  • European Tech Conference Focuses On African Tech Entrepreneurship
    AFROBYTES Tech Conference is undoubtedly Europe’s preeminent Africa-focused gathering of entrepreneurs, business executives, investors, academics, politicians and media interested in acting on the commercial opportunities presented by Africa’s t…
    - 4 days ago 25 Jun 17, 2:10pm -
  • World’s First Commercial Drone Delivery Service Operates In Rwanda
    The world’s first commercial drone delivery service operates from a hill in the middle of Rwanda. From here, Zipline, a San Francisco-based robotics company, delivers blood by drone to almost half of all Rwanda’s blood transfusion centers. O…
    - 4 days ago 25 Jun 17, 1:47pm -
  • Prepping African Companies For Growth In The Digital Environment
    Epicor customer event highlighted how local businesses can use technology trends and strategies to become regionally and globally competitive. Driven by significant growth in smartphone adoption, Africa is poised to become the skills pool for the wo…
    - 4 days ago 25 Jun 17, 1:32pm -
  • London and Nairobi-based Venture Firm Raises $40M For Tech Startups In Sub-Saharan Africa
    London and Nairobi-based venture firm TLcom Capital has raised $40 million for its new Africa fund. The target is $100 million. TIDE Africa Fund will focus on tech startups in Sub-Saharan Africa. TIDE Africa Fund will make investments between…
    - 5 days ago 24 Jun 17, 4:33pm -

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Africa IT and tech

  • newNew Customer Engagement Cloud Solutions to Advance Digital Transformation
    Avaya has announced their new offering, Avaya Customer Engagement Cloud solutions, a set of advanced capabilities and services that aims to help businesses keep customers engaged, happy and coming back. Comprised of Avaya Oceana for omni-channe…
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jun 17, 3:16pm -
  • newIntelligent analytics: Use your data properly
    Big data, analytics, business intelligence – these terms define a trend that has found its way into almost every business conversation. They also define the era of data and the need to harness the possibilities it presents. Everybody wants to…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 2:00pm -
  • new6 Unwritten Rules Of The Inernet
    In today's world where millions are linked to the Internet allowing them to connect and interact with other from all over the world has raised the question of online etiquette. With calls from all over the world for access to the Internet to be…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 1:25pm -
  • newDigital innovation driving growth in DRC mining sector
    Digital innovation is driving transformation within the local mining sector. This shift, according to leading converged ICT solutions provider, iWayAfrica, is driving growth and becoming a key differentiator within the Democratic Republic of th…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 1:25pm -
  • new10 reasons your business needs cyber liability insurance
    New technology means new risks. The internet asks a lot of questions of its users. How should the internet interact with nation states? What opportunities can it offer criminals? How should legislation and regulation apply to the seas of data t…
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 1:05pm -
  • newA chance to showcase African innovation: Mastercard extends Start Path Applications
    Mastercard Start Path programme is making the call for additional applications from qualifying late-stage start-ups – marking an opportunity for the fast-growing pool of African fintech talent to benefit from the mentorship and knowledge-sha…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 11:44am -
  • newThe irresistible allure and unstoppable rise of the public cloud
    The International Data Corporation (IDC) forecasts that more than 80 percent of IT organisations will be committed to hybrid cloud architectures by the end of this year, vastly driving the rate and pace of change in organisations. In addition,…
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 10:23am -
  • newBT boosts cloud collaboration with integrated Cisco Spark
    A new business collaboration service that allows teams to work together regardless of location and device used has been launched by BT today. BT One Collaborate Spark brings together the collaboration tools offered by Cisco Spark with the voice…
    - 7 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 9:47am -
  • newAre data prices a barrier to financial inclusion in Africa?
    In Africa, banking the unbanked remains a pressing need. Roughly 700 million people in Africa are financially excluded – denied economic citizenship. Discussions on the issue beg the same question, time and again: why aren’t traditional ban…
    - 8 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 8:46am -
  • newFNB banking app now free across all networks
    FNB today announced that customers who use its banking app will no longer need data to access it via their smartphones from 1 July 2017. This follows an agreement with all major mobile network operators in South Africa to zero rate access to th…
    - 8 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 8:13am -
  • newSDN and NFV – the building blocks of becoming a digital telco
    Telcos in Africa are walking a fine line having to balance the needs of providing higher quality and feature rich network services while maximising return on their network investments. With quality of service recognised as one of the key reason…
    - 10 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 7:09am -

  • newTunisia freezes football magnate's assets over 'graft'
    Tunis (AFP) - Authorities in Tunisia on Wednesday announced they have frozen the assets of football club magnate and former presidential hopeful Slim Riahi on suspicions of money laundering. An investigating judge imposed the restriction on all of Ri…
    - 18 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 10:40pm -
  • newVan Niekerk sets new world record for little-run 300m
    Ostrava (Czech Republic) (AFP) - Wayde van Niekerk had promised to get ridiculous and the South African tyro hailed as Usain Bolt's likely successor did just then when sprinting to a world record in the rarely-run 300m on Wednesday. The 24-year-old r…
    - 20 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 8:40pm -
  • newUnder US pressure, UN agrees on deep cuts to peacekeeping
    United Nations (United States) (AFP) - A tentative deal on nearly $600 million in cuts to the UN peacekeeping budget has been reached following weeks of tough negotiations over US demands for sharp cost reductions, UN diplomats said Wednesday. The Un…
    - 21 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 7:28pm -
  • newNearly 80 police hurt in latest Morocco unrest: official
    Rabat (AFP) - Nearly 80 police officers were injured in two days of clashes with protesters in Morocco's restive Rif region, an official said Wednesday, although the number of demonstrators hurt was unknown. Around 50 members of the security forces w…
    - 22 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 7:11pm -
  • newTanzania to speed up hydropower project on UNESCO site
    Nairobi (AFP) - Tanzania's President John Magufuli plans to speed up the building of a hydroelectric dam in one of Africa's largest game reserves, despite criticism from environmentalists and UNESCO. The long-planned dam in the Selous Game Reserve, a…
    - 23 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 6:10pm -
  • newPope Francis injects new blood into cardinals club
    Vatican City (AFP) - Pope Francis on Wednesday created five new cardinals in a Vatican ceremony that, while deeply traditional in form, also reflected his vision of a reshaped Church for the 21st century. Four of the five new cardinals come from coun…
    - 23 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 5:40pm -
  • newAfrica gets generic version of most effective HIV drug
    Nairobi (AFP) - The generic version of the most advanced drug against HIV has been introduced in Kenya, a first in Africa where more than 25 million have the disease, the NGO Unitaid said Wednesday. The drug, Dolutegravir (DTG) is the anti-retroviral…
    - 24 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 5:06pm -
  • Deal reached on cuts to UN peacekeeping: diplomat
    United Nations (United States) (AFP) - A tentative deal on nearly $600 million in cuts to the UN peacekeeping budget has been reached following weeks of tough negotiations over US demands for a sharp cost reduction, a Security Council diplomat said W…
    - 1 day ago 28 Jun 17, 4:20pm -
  • AfDB calls on credit providers to increase lending to meet demand by African MSMEs
    Abidjan, C ocirc;te d rsquo;Ivoire, 27 June 2017 ndash; The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on financial markets to increase affordable loans and provide more diverse and innovative financing instruments to Africa rsquo;s micro, small and…
    - 1 day ago 28 Jun 17, 1:43pm -
  • Bristol pay record fee for Senegalese international
    London (AFP) - Senegalese international forward Famara Diedhiou will lead second tier Bristol City's line next season after the Championship side paid a club record  5.3million (5.9m euros, $6.8m) to prise him away from French outfit Angers. The 24…
    - 1 day ago 28 Jun 17, 1:21pm -

  • newBeneficiary Of Presidential Amnesty Programme Becomes Air Peace Flight Officer (Pics)
    According to a report shared by Wabiye Idoniboyeobu,John Paul,an officer with Air Peace flight pictured below is a product of NigerDelta Presidential Amnesty programme aimed at empowering repented Niger Delta militants and other youths in the area.Be…
    - 43 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 5:26pm -
  • newHow To Handle A Grammarian Boss At The Office?
    Good day fellow Nairalanders. I work in a federal government parastatals in the HR department. My former boss use to give me Kudos each time I present a memo to him to vet. Sometimes he will either see some corrections or he will sign immediately.B…
    - 36 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 5:19pm -
  • new“You Begged Me To Buy You Gucci When You Visited Malaysia” - Hushpuppi Shuts Phyno Up
    Malaysia Based, Nigerian Big Boy, Ray Hushpuppi Still Come Hard on Phyno after the rapper Fire backs at him for calling him out of wearing Fake Wristwatch.See below:Source:…
    - 29 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 5:12pm -
  • newSee Photos Of Tubers Of Yam Being Packaged For Exportation
    Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, recently disclosed that Nigeria will begin to export Yam to other parts of the world beginning from today June 29th. According to Ogbeh, this will serve as possible means of economic diversification and also as a…
    - 22 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 5:05pm -
  • newAdekunle Gold Hosted By BBC World Service (Photos)
    Nigerian singer Adekunle Gold was a guest at the BBC World Service centre in London where he got hosted on their radio station, their Facebook live feed and the popular 'Focus on Africa' show.The singer is in the country ahead of his coming 'One Nigh…
    - 15 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 4:58pm -
  • new5 Ways To Deal With Social Media Backlash
    You do not have to be a celebrity before tantrums are thrown at you on social media. Very few people care whether you are right or wrong, they just criticise. Before you know it, you are at the top of the trends on Twitter. Ironically, what you said…
    - 9 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 4:52pm -
  • newNigerian Man Brutally Pulled Out Of A Train By Inspectors In Germany (Photos)
    Inspectors of the S-Bahn Munich in Germany pulled a 48-year-old Nigerian from the train by force. The two ticket inspectors of the Deutsche Bahn German train system were caught on camera savagely dragging the Nigerian man out of a train after he repo…
    - 7 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 4:36pm -
  • newPhyno Blasts Hushpuppi After He Accused Him & Ice Prince Of Wearing Fake Wristwatch
    Hushpuppi took time out to call rappers, Ice Prince and Phyno for patronizing the imitation of luxurious items.The flamboyant big boy stated that the rappers buy the counterfeits of designer products but frowned at pirates reproducing their music.…
    - 11 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 4:32pm -
  • newMan Kidnaps A Magistrate In Imo, Rapes Her Severally In The Bush
    A suspected kidnapper, Akachukwu Agu, has confessed to consistently raping a female magistrate kidnapped and kept in his custody.The suspect, who was arrested with 35 victims, including seven children, told newsmen at the Imo State Police Command in…
    - 17 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 4:26pm -
  • newKidnapper Evans Files Fresh Suit Against Police, Seeks N300m In Damages
    Evans Files Fresh Suit Against Police, Seeks N300m In DamagesSuspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike aka Evans, has again dragged the Inspector General of Police, and three others before a Federal High Court in Lagos over his allege…
    - 47 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 3:56pm -
  • new"This N81m Danfo Bus Limousine Is The Best You’ve Ever Seen" (Photos)
    The 1965 Volkswagen Microbus (Danfo) that’s been restored and stretched into a limo, Is now up for sale on eBay now for N81m ($220,000).The bus now has 33 windows, custom sound and light systems, and can accommodate up to eleven people.Imagine spot…
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jun 17, 3:42pm -
  • newWho Is Really A Niger Deltan?
    Good Day All!Happy Sallah To My Muslim Friends!-If you go into the street of Nigeria and ask, who is a Niger Deltan?95% of respondents will likely fail the question.The Reason for this write up is that some Peoples ignorantly love to use the phrase "…
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jun 17, 3:41pm -

Reuters AFRICA Top News

  • newNigerian corruption investigator shot and wounded as he leaves work
    LAGOS (Reuters) - An investigator at Nigeria's financial crimes agency was shot after leaving his office, underlining the dangers faced by those looking into corruption, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said on Wednesday.
    - 8 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 8:16am -
  • newGunmen fire on U.N. convoy west of Libyan capital
    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Gunmen opened fired on a United Nations convoy on a coastal road west of the Libyan capital, Tripoli, on Wednesday, an incident that could complicate the gradual return of diplomatic and other international staff to Libya.
    - 8 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 8:14am -

BBC Africa

Google News Africa

African football

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Tribal football

  • new​Tottenham increase staffing to academy setup
    Tottenham have added to their youth setup with the hiring of two new coaches for their academy setup, reports the London Evening Standard.Former QPR academy head Perry Suckling and Wayne Burnett, who managed Dagenham until December 2015, have both be…
    - 9 hours ago 30 Jun 17, 2:08am -
  • new​West Ham chairman admits difficult for young players to make first team breakthrough
    West Ham chairman David Gold has spoken of the "changing landscape" in football that means it is now difficult for young players to break into Premier League first teams, reports the London Evening Standard."Today, if we're having a cup final, there…
    - 9 hours ago 30 Jun 17, 2:05am -
  • new​Leeds purchase back Elland Road
    Leeds United has confirmed the acquisition of its Elland Road home by Greenfield Investment Pte Ltd, an Aser Group company and parent company of Leeds United Football Club Limited, reports Old Peacock Ground has been Leeds' ho…
    - 9 hours ago 30 Jun 17, 2:00am -
  • new​Everton appoint Official Forex and Brokerage Partner
    Everton has signed a partnership agreement with Blackwell Global, making them the club's first Official Forex and Brokerage Partner, reports multi-year partnership giving Blackwell Global a presence within the stadium on match…
    - 9 hours ago 30 Jun 17, 1:56am -
  • new​Ex-England defender Woodgate joins Middlesbrough's academy
    Former England defender Jonathan Woodgate has taken up an academy role at Championship Middlesbrough.The 37 year old former Boro player has now been appointed as the club's Under-18s assistant coach under Mark Tinkler.Read more on Tribal Football
    - 9 hours ago 30 Jun 17, 1:51am -
  • new​Tottenham won't compete with Arsenal for Lemar signature
    Tottenham have no plans to battle with arch-rivals Arsenal for Monaco star Thomas Lemar, reports Sky Sports.French newspaper L'Equipe have claimed Spurs are preparing to make an offer for the 21-year-old but they have not been pursuing a move for the…
    - 9 hours ago 30 Jun 17, 1:43am -
  • new​DONE DEAL: Swansea secure Heerenveen keeper Mulder
    Swansea have signed Dutch keeper Erwin Mulder on a three-year deal.The 28-year-old turned down a new contract at Eredivisie club Heerenveen, where he has spent the past two years.Read more on Tribal Football
    - 9 hours ago 30 Jun 17, 1:39am -
  • new​DONE DEAL: Former West Ham defender Hendrie inks Southend contract
    League One side Southend United have re-signed former West Ham left-back Stephen Hendrie on a two-year contract, with the option of a third.The 22-year-old former Scotland Under-21 international made five appearances on loan with the Shrimpers in 201…
    - 9 hours ago 30 Jun 17, 1:33am -
  • new​Preston boss Grayson poised for Sunderland job
    Sunderland have been granted permission to speak to rival Championship outfit Preston North End boss Simon Grayson about their managerial vacancy.Shortly before Sunderland's announcement, Preston said that, after contact from the Black Cats, 47-year-…
    - 9 hours ago 30 Jun 17, 1:23am -
  • new​DONE DEAL: Bournemouth clinch Defoe signing
    Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe has re-signed for former club Bournemouth on a free transfer.The England international, 34, who has signed a three-year deal, said: "It's great to be back. The one thing I can guarantee is goals."Read more on Tribal F…
    - 9 hours ago 30 Jun 17, 1:19am -

Ghana news agency

Africa review


  • newRichards calls on AB to quit captaincy
    Barry Richards believes AB de Villiers should give up the Proteas one-day captaincy if he decides to prolong his international career.
    - 5 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 4:38pm -
  • newDjokovic battles into Eastbourne quarters
    Novak Djokovic overcame a spirited challenge from Donald Young, beating the American 6-2, 7-6 (11/9) on Thursday to claim the first of the semifinal places at the Eastbourne pre-Wimbledon event.
    - 12 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 4:31pm -
  • new'Vettel has been punished enough'
    Sebastian Vettel has been punished enough for driving into title rival Lewis Hamilton in Azerbaijan last Sunday and Formula One should move on, according to 2009 world champion Jenson Button.
    - 13 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 4:30pm -
  • newRonaldo released to be with twins
    Portugal has released captain Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of their Confederations Cup third-place match so he could be with his newborn twins.
    - 26 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 4:17pm -
  • newSuperSport renews deal with Netball South Africa
    The biggest women’s sport in South Africa has received a timely boost as SuperSport have announced that they have acquired the exclusive broadcast rights for Netball for a further 5 years.
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 2:43pm -
  • newWillemse gets his chance for Stormers
    DHL Stormers coach Robbie Fleck has taken the plunge by selecting Damian Willemse at flyhalf for Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby derby against the Toyota Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 2:10pm -
  • newAckermann challenges Lion's Boks
    Jaco Kriel will lead the Emirates Lions in this weekend’s match against the Sunwolves in the Vodacom Super Rugby tournament.
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 1:51pm -
  • newCan Pacquiao win on a knockout?
    WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao defends his belt against Jeff Horn from Australia.
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 12:19pm -
  • newWarburton back to lead Lions in second test
    Sam Warburton will captain the British and Irish Lions in Saturday's must-win second test against New Zealand in Wellington.
    - 8 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 9:05am -
  • Size matters in SuperSport Rugby Challenge
    For a while during the first half of the group stages of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge, the so-called smaller unions gave the impression they would bloody the noses of their supposed superiors.
    - 1 day ago 28 Jun 17, 2:43pm -

SABC Africa

VOA Africa

  • newMinnesota Hoping for All-clear After Measles Outbreak in Somali-American Community
    Minnesota has had 78 cases of measles so far this year, eight more than in the entire United States in 2016.There have been no new cases in the state since June 16, but health officials are waiting for two 21-day incubation periods to pass without…
    - 9 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 4:34pm -
  • newUN: Cameroon Forces Hundreds More Refugees Back to Nigeria
    Cameroon authorities forced nearly 900 refugees back to northern Nigeria against their will this week, violating an agreement between the two countries to shield thousands from Boko Haram violence, the United Nations said on Thursday.The Camerooni…
    - 31 mins ago 29 Jun 17, 4:12pm -
  • newWorld Food Prize Winner: Immense Challenges Lie Ahead
    This year's World Food Prize has been awarded to African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina, for his work to improve the lives of millions of small farmers across the African continent —  especially in Nigeria, where he was once the agric…
    - 10 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 6:14am -
  • newNew Rules for US Travel Ban to Require Close Family, Business Ties
    The United States is set to implement new rules requiring visa applicants from six majority-Muslim nations to have a close relationship with a family member or business in the U.S. in order to be eligible to be admitted to the country.A State Depa…
    - 12 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 4:56am -
  • newIn South Sudan, One Hospital Delivers New Limbs, New Life
    Solomon was just 7 years old when he woke up missing a leg.And he was one of the lucky ones.Weeks later, Solomon was back on two feet with the aid of an artificial leg, fitted at a hectic hospital, turned into a limb-making factory, in the Sout…
    - 15 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 2:07am -
  • newConstruction on Wetlands Ramps Up Water Stress in Zimbabwe
    Unspooling the rope tied to a metal bucket, Shylet Nhari listened to the repeated clangs of the tin striking the walls of the well as her bucket made its way down.When she pulled the container back up, she found it filled with undrinkable, muddy w…
    - 15 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 2:00am -
  • newMilitants Withdraw Threat to Attack Niger Delta Oil Industry
    A militant group in Nigeria's oil-rich southern Niger Delta has withdrawn its threat to launch attacks on oil facilities beginning this week.Early in June, the New Delta Avengers, a previously unheard of group, issued a statement saying it would f…
    - 16 hours ago 29 Jun 17, 12:37am -
  • newGunmen Fire at UN Convoy in Libya, Seize Workers
    Gunmen fired at a United Nations convoy in Libya on Wednesday and seized seven U.N. observers.A U.N. spokesman said the convoy was traveling between Tripoli and the town of Surman in western Libya when the gunmen started shooting. One vehicle was…
    - 17 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 11:58pm -
  • newVolcanic Rock Stoves Cook Food - and Protect Forests - in Uganda
    Cooks at a community kitchen in Kampala's Nakasero Hill business district are preparing a traditional breakfast of green bananas in offal sauce using a very untraditional means of cooking - volcanic rocks.It's a method that some are hoping will ta…
    - 17 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 11:35pm -
  • newWorld Food Prize Winner: Immense Challenges Facing Africa
    This year’s World Food Prize, a quarter million dollars - was awarded to African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina. The former Nigerian Minister of Agriculture spoke to VOA’s Mariama Diallo from the bank’s headquarters in Abidjan on t…
    - 19 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 9:57pm -
  • newReports: UAE Sends Yemeni Terror Suspects to Eritrean Prison
    The United Arab Emirates has transferred terrorism suspects from Yemen to a secret prison in Assab, Eritrea, according to former detainees and Yemeni officials.The facility on the Red Sea coast is part of a regional network of prisons in which tor…
    - 20 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 9:00pm -
  • newSouth Sudan Pulls Top Envoys From 7 Nations
    South Sudan is recalling its top diplomats from seven countries, but says the recalls have nothing to do with the country's economic crisis.The crisis, sparked by three and a half years of civil war, has left South Sudan's government strapped for…
    - 20 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 9:00pm -
  • newVOA Africa Initiatives - Straight Talk Africa
    Shaka Ssali discusses VOA Africa initiatives with Voice of America Director Amanda Bennett and Negussie Mengesha, VOA’s Africa Division Director, on their recent trip to Africa.
    - 21 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 7:30pm -
  • newKenyan Parties Launch Election Campaign
    Kenya’s ruling Jubilee coalition and main opposition coalition have launched their campaign platforms for the August elections.Launching their campaign pledges the ruling Jubilee party and opposition coalition National Super Alliance have promi…
    - 21 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 7:20pm -
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    - 23 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 5:30pm -
  • Cairo Airport to Screen Passengers from Sudan for Cholera
    Egypt's Cairo airport has started screening passengers arriving from Sudan for signs of cholera because of a reported outbreak there, the head of airport quarantine said Wednesday.Similar measures are already carried out in the Cairo airport for p…
    - 1 day ago 28 Jun 17, 4:01pm -
  • Kenya's New HIV Treatment Offers Hope for Patients
    Kenya is set to be the first African country to introduce better HIV treatment for people living with the disease that causes AIDS. In partnership with the Kenyan government, UNITAID and the World Health Organization have introduced a generic first-l…
    - 1 day ago 28 Jun 17, 3:43pm -
  • South Sudan Deports Three US Citizens Who Served in Military
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