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  • new#AnambraDecides: Ezeemo Calls For Extension Of Voting In Aguata
    The governorship candidate of the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA) Godwin Ezeemo has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission to extend the accreditation and voting time for the people of Umuchu Ward in Aguata Local Government Area o…
    - 13 mins ago 18 Nov 17, 10:42am -
  • new#AnambraDecides: Voters Storm Polling Units For Election
    Electorates in Anambra state trooped out in their numbers in some parts of the state early on Saturday in a bid to elect who governs them for the next four years. While accreditation and voting began at about 9:49 am in most polling units in Anambra…
    - 13 mins ago 18 Nov 17, 10:42am -
  • newFive CAF Confederation Cup Finals Facts
    Five CAF Confederation Cup finals facts ahead of the 2017 title decider between TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of Congo and SuperSport United of South Africa: — Hearts of Oak won the first final in 2004, defeating bitter rivals Asante Kotoko…
    - 24 mins ago 18 Nov 17, 10:31am -
  • newBREAKING! #AnambraDecides: Man Arrested For Trying To Buy Votes
    Officials of the Department of State Services have arrested a man for trying to buy votes in the ongoing Anambra governorship election.The post BREAKING! #AnambraDecides: Man Arrested For Trying To Buy Votes appeared first on Channels Television.
    - 28 mins ago 18 Nov 17, 10:27am -
  • newTonga Edge Lebanon To Reach World Cup Semi-Finals
    Tonga held off a desperate finish by Lebanon to claim a thrilling 24-22 victory in an intense rugby league World Cup quarter-final in Christchurch on Saturday. The only try in the second half was scored by Abbas Miski, his second for the match, in a…
    - 32 mins ago 18 Nov 17, 10:23am -
  • new7 Unforgettable Dates In Anambra’s History
    Anambra State was initially created from the then East Central State by the regime of General Murtala Mohammed on February 3, 1976, and was later divided into two. As the people of Anambra go to poll on Saturday, November 18, 2017, to decide who t…
    - 2 hours ago 18 Nov 17, 9:09am -
  • newLIVE UPDATES: Anambra Governorship Election
    The campaigns are over. Election day is here. Today, the people of Anambra State will choose who will govern the state for the next four years. And they have a big task on their hands. Thirty-seven candidates are contesting in the election, including…
    - 3 hours ago 18 Nov 17, 8:00am -
  • new37 Candidates Vie For Anambra Governorship Seat
    People of Anambra state have begun the process to decide who takes over the affairs of the state for another four years. Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security operatives from various agencies, as well as other…
    - 3 hours ago 18 Nov 17, 7:30am -
  • newAircrew Grounded As US Pilot Draws Obscene Image In Sky
    The US Navy was left red-faced Friday after a pilot painted an enormous outline of a penis in the sky using the condensation trails from his multi-million-dollar warplane. Residents of the town of Okanogan, in the western state of Washington, had bee…
    - 12 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 10:30pm -
  • newCoffee Set To Power London Buses In Green Initiative
    London’s caffeine habit could soon provide an eco-friendly energy kick to its buses, including its iconic red double-decker. Some 6000 litres of oil extracted from ground coffee waste will be added to fuel tanks of the city’s transport authority…
    - 13 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 10:14pm -



  • newBetting On Sub-Saharan African Growth Favorites In A Strong 2018
    The news last month from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) regarding sub-Saharan African growth has investors breathing a sigh of relief. The IMF expects sub-Saharan Africa to grow by 3.4 percent in 2018, up from the 2.6 percent in 2017. Some cou…
    - 24 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 11:19am -
  • Mobile Spam-Blocking App Truecaller Setting Up Regional Headquarters In South Africa
    Truecaller, a Swedish mobile spam-blocking app that is popular with users throughout Africa has chosen to set up its regional headquarters in South Africa. The app, which has over 250 million users worldwide, and a fifth of those in Africa, has annou…
    - 3 days ago 15 Nov 17, 2:09pm -
  • Despite Online Media Growth, TV Still Contributes Significantly To African Consumer Spending
    Although extensive research on media and consumer trends in Africa shows a growing transition of consumers and audiences away from traditional media towards online media, television remains a highly significant contributor to consumer spending. Geopo…
    - 3 days ago 15 Nov 17, 12:16pm -
  • 10 Winners From The Innovation Awards 2017
    The winners of the Innovation Awards 2017 were recently crowned, with a number of mobile apps recognized in various categories. The awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech ventures from across Africa. The annual awards attracted o…
    - 4 days ago 14 Nov 17, 12:15pm -
  • Google Reveals New Mentorship Program And Launchpad Space For African Startups
    Google has launched a mentorship program that is specifically focused on supporting African tech entrepreneurs, with a new Google Launchpad space now available in Nigeria. Google Developers Launchpad Africa, which will operate from a new Google Launc…
    - 5 days ago 13 Nov 17, 12:55pm -
  • Top Sub-Saharan African Countries For Education Investment In 2018
    Sub-Saharan Africa is home to the youngest population in the world, and educating these young people is a priority across the continent. By 2022, approximately one in four children may be enrolled in private schooling, suggesting that the time for in…
    - 5 days ago 13 Nov 17, 9:07am -
  • Morocco Becomes Third African Country To Launch Observation Satellite
    Morocco launched its first observation satellite in a move aimed at boosting intelligence-gathering capabilities.The Mohammed VI-A satellite launched from Kourou in French Guinea on a Vega rocket built by Airbus Defense and Space and Thales Alenia Sp…
    - 5 days ago 13 Nov 17, 3:51am -
  • Technology Is Set To Transform Farming In Rwanda
    A collection of applications designed to provide farmers with timely information on climate change, crops, livestock and diseases affecting them for informed decision making have been tested for effectiveness. One of the applications will provide dat…
    - 5 days ago 13 Nov 17, 3:34am -
  • How Smartphones Are Changing Life In Egypt
    How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Declan Walsh, The Times’s Cairo bureau chief, discussed the tech he’s using. What tech is most important for you to do your job as our corresp…
    - 6 days ago 12 Nov 17, 4:00pm -
  • Young African Farmers Are Embracing Technology To Combat Toxic Soils
    The 15-member group named ‘Esteem Eagles Welfare Youth Group’ started farming together. Initially it was a merry-go round, before they decided to pool resources and venture into greenhouse farming. Hydroponics is a modern system of farmi…
    - 6 days ago 12 Nov 17, 2:16am -

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  • newEmbracing integrated HR systems
    Digital transformation is impacting on businesses across industry sectors. But despite the push towards a more connected environment, traditional human resources (HR) solutions need some catching up to do. Ian McAlister, General Manager of CRS…
    - 23 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 11:52am -
  • newBeware of commercial identity theft
    The recent data breach where a wide range of sensitive information was revealed to be available on millions of South African consumers should be a wake-up call to businesses. This is according to Frank Knight, CEO of credit management company D…
    - 23 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 11:31am -
  • discussing 2018’s top IT trends and opportunities
    Everything is connected, every surface area is primed for data-capturing IoT, and life is mostly conducted from our phones. Even reality itself is becoming trickier to pin down, whether augmented, virtual or actual. With 2018 nigh, we should ex…
    - 1 day ago 17 Nov 17, 10:42am -
  • Star Wars Battlefront II microtransactions taken offline
    Star Wars Battlefront II has officially launched; however, after much controversy, publisher Electronic Arts (EA) has temporarily removed the ability to purchase Crystals - the sequel's in-game currency for in-game microtransactions. The con…
    - 1 day ago 17 Nov 17, 10:40am -
  • South Africa: Da Vinci TT100 Award winners revealed
    The Top Technology 100 Business Innovation Awards (TT100 Awards) that took place in Johannesburg, South Africa on Wednesday, 15 November 2017 saw South Africa’s most innovative companies recognised for being role models in the management…
    - 1 day ago 17 Nov 17, 8:58am -
  • Resolving the DevOps-security tension
    A new set of software development practices – grouped under the umbrella of ‘DevOps’ – is fundamentally reshaping the way digital products and services are designed and delivered to users. DevOps stands in stark contr…
    - 1 day ago 17 Nov 17, 8:23am -
  • Rapelang Rabana to join BCX as Chief Digital Officer
    BCX has revealed that it has appointed Rapelang Rabana as the Chief Digital Officer. Rapelang will fill, what the company calls, a pivotal role for the South African technology company as it seeks to further enable disruptive, innovative techno…
    - 1 day ago 17 Nov 17, 8:10am -
  • Wala and Veridium to demonstrate new digital banking model in Africa
    Veridium, a biometrics company has announced a partnership with Wala, a South African-based, blockchain-powered financial services platform. Through the partnership, the companies will bring universal and financial services to emerging countrie…
    - 1 day ago 17 Nov 17, 7:55am -
  • Samsung Electronics announces new leadership successors
    Samsung Electronics announced its new leadership for the next phase of its growth. Presidents Kinam Kim, Hyunsuk (HS) Kim and Dongjin (DJ) Koh will succeed Vice Chairman Oh-Hyun Kwon, Presidents Boo-Keun Yoon and Jong-Kyun Shin, respectively, a…
    - 2 days ago 16 Nov 17, 2:39pm -
  • The cloud is about innovation, not just operational excellence
    For many business managers and owners, the cloud is no longer a new concept. A growing portion of them already depend on the cloud for services as diverse as customer relationship management, email, office productivity and accounting software,…
    - 2 days ago 16 Nov 17, 2:27pm -
  • Use Machine Learning to boost IoT efficacy says Forrester
    A new report from Forrester, "Put Data to Work in the Industrial Internet of Things" advises CIOs to leverage machine learning to turn the tsunami of data obtained in Internet of Things (IoT) deployments into actionable insights. Successful com…
    - 2 days ago 16 Nov 17, 2:17pm -

  • newOver 250 migrants rescued off Spanish coast
    Over 250 migrants making the dangerous crossing to Europe were rescued Friday off Spain, with several other vessels still in need of rescue, authorities said. Spain is the third busiest gateway for migrants arriving in Europe, but far behind Italy an…
    - 12 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 10:41pm -
  • newAttacks in troubled Sahel leave at least six dead
    At least five people were killed in northern Burkina Faso and one person died in eastern Chad, in the latest attacks in two Sahel countries badly hit by jihadists and militias, officials said Friday. A armed group on Friday attacked Taouremba, a Burk…
    - 15 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 8:20pm -
  • newProgress on balanced food goals 'poor' in Africa: FAO
    Africa is making only faltering progress towards food and nutrition security, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned. Multiple forms of malnutrition coexist, with countries experiencing simultaneously high rates of child undernut…
    - 15 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 7:55pm -
  • newBrigitte Bardot says Trump 'unfit' after permitting elephant trophies
    French screen legend and animal rights activist Brigitte Bardot on Friday slammed US President Donald Trump as unfit for office after his administration's shameful actions in authorizing the import of Zimbabwean elephant hunting trophies. The move Th…
    - 15 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 7:50pm -
  • newAfrica's Nations Cup qualifiers moved to October
    The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have agreed to move next year's Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers to October to allow the continent's World Cup finalists play friendlies in March. Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco are the five A…
    - 15 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 7:30pm -
  • newAfrican Of The Year Award Finalists Announced
    The Prize Committee of the African of the Year award has shortlisted three finalists from the pool of nominees for the 2017 award. Rising from its meeting in Dar es Salam on Monday, the committee chaired by former President Festus Mogae of Botswana p…
    - 16 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 6:53pm -
  • newGuinea receives $20bn in pledges for development
    Guinea on Thursday won pledges in aid worth $20 billion to fund a five-year development plan at a meeting in Paris with banks, private players and governments. The mineral-rich West African nation is slowly emerging from the Ebola crisis and low comm…
    - 23 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 12:15pm -
  • African Commission's Crucial Role In Protecting Human Rights In Africa
    The state of human rights protection in Africa, 30 years after the creation of the African Commission on Human and Peoples 39; Rights, was the main highlight of the recent 61st session of the Commission in Banjul. For Gambians, the fact that the Comm…
    - 1 day ago 17 Nov 17, 3:48am -
  • Russia To Give Ghana Buses
    Moscow, Nov. 16, GNA - The GAZ Group, the largest supplier of school buses in the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Ghana have signed a memorandum of cooperation to supply school buses to ease transportation difficul…
    - 1 day ago 17 Nov 17, 3:46am -
  • Journalists Honoured For Courageous Reporting
    International Press Freedom Awards Go To Imprisoned Cameroonian Journalist, Mexican Correspondent, Thai Reporter, And Yemeni Blogger New York, November 16, 2017--Journalists from Cameroon, Mexico, Thailand, and Yemen were honored Wednesday night at t…
    - 1 day ago 17 Nov 17, 2:00am -

  • newTonto Dikeh Rides On Okada To The Cinema (Photos)
    Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh ditched her car and rode with an Okada yesterday to the cinema for her new movie promo. She shared a video as she smiled through the journey and made it on time to the cinema.…
    - 59 mins ago 18 Nov 17, 11:54am -
  • newNigerian Man Shines Abroad, Bags Distinction From London University (Photos)
    Congratulations are in order for a Nigerian man, Prince Oluwarotimi Adeyemi, who graduated top of his class with distinction during his Master's degree at the University of Bedfordshire UK. The young man from Ikorodu area in Lagos shared his amazing…
    - 56 mins ago 18 Nov 17, 11:51am -
  • newLady Gets A New Car As Gift From Husband On Her Birthday (Photos)
    A Nigerian lady has got herself trending on Facebook after being gifted a new car for her birthday. Onyinye Stephanie, a mother of one, couldn't contain her excitement after she got the surprise birthday gift from her hubby as she took to Facebook to…
    - 42 mins ago 18 Nov 17, 11:37am -
  • newNotorious Lagos Police Station Where No One Is Innocent
    Sitting quietly on the wooden bench and resting his head on the wall in front of his master ’ s shop , Monday sure had a lot running through his mind , given the way he suddenly sprang to life when our correspondent said hello .Two weeks ago ,…
    - 39 mins ago 18 Nov 17, 11:34am -
  • new2 Months Ago Vs Now: Guy Recovers From Deadly Trailer Accident That Killed All (Pics)
    A young guy who miraculously survived a fatal accident that killed scores has told of how he recovered two months after the accident and was able to walk though doctors feared he never would.Fegor Williams was on Lokoja road, journeying to Abuja with…
    - 37 mins ago 18 Nov 17, 11:32am -
  • newLady & Guy Engage In "War Of Words" Because He Said He Wants Sex With Her
    Remember @ladytoluu, the female Twitter user who said she could travel from Lagos to Sokoto for sex ? She's at it again. This time she dished it hot to a guy who just jumped into her TL and explicitly stated that he wanted to have sex with her. She w…
    - 32 mins ago 18 Nov 17, 11:27am -
  • newDavido Buys Iphone X For All Of His Team Members (Photos, Video)
    DMW Boss, Davido has proven he is one heck of a good leader after he bought brand new iPhone X for all his team members.According to what we know, a Brand new iPhone X costs a Whooping N548,000… and according to what we saw on his snapchat, the…
    - 21 mins ago 18 Nov 17, 11:16am -
  • new"My Husband Ties Me To Tree" - Housewife Tells Ibadan Court
    A housewife, Fausat Akinola, on Thursday told a Grade `C’ Customary Court, Agodi in Ibadan, that her husband of 15 years, one Sarafa Akinola, used to tie her to a tree in front of their house.Fausat, a mother of three, said this when testifyin…
    - 12 mins ago 18 Nov 17, 11:07am -
  • newAnambra Election: Youths Playing Football At UNIZIK Junction (Pictured)
    @VIVIANGIST ANAMBRA ELECTION UPDATES: Youths playing football at the Unizik junction, Awka, reports Tony Okafor #AnambraDecides2017VIA :
    - 3 mins ago 18 Nov 17, 10:58am -
  • newAnambra Election: "Vote & Die" Charms, Juju Spotted At A Pooling Unit (Photos)
    As posted by a Facebook userCharms seen on pooling unit with inscription "Vote and die"[i][/i]Ilogwu Orie Nkpor Pulling Unit: Discovered this morning right from the entrance of the pulling boot to the centre. With an inscription "VOTE AND DIE".Who wa…
    - 15 mins ago 18 Nov 17, 10:40am -

Reuters AFRICA Top News

  • Sudan's Bashir says would support state governor in 2020 president vote
    KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir said on Thursday he would support the governor of the country's Gezira state in 2020 presidential elections if Mohamed Tahir Ayala decided to stand.
    - 2 days ago 16 Nov 17, 7:15pm -
  • Kenya court to rule on presidential election cases on Monday
    NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's Supreme Court will rule on Monday on cases that seek to nullify the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta last month and the judges could order a fresh vote or clear the way for the incumbent to be sworn in for a second…
    - 2 days ago 16 Nov 17, 4:51pm -

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    • newThirimanne steers Sri Lanka to tea
      Lahiru Thirimanne hit an unbeaten 48 to lead Sri Lanka's strong reply after losing their openers early against India in the rain-hit opening test at Kolkata's Eden Gardens on Saturday.
      - 38 mins ago 18 Nov 17, 10:17am -
    • newKoepka blitzes Phoenix to extend lead
      Defending champion Brooks Koepka will take a four-stroke lead into the final day of the Dunlop Phoenix Tournament after firing a sizzling seven-under-par 64 in the third round on Saturday.
      - 1 hour ago 18 Nov 17, 9:51am -
    • newFederer serene as pretenders dream at ATP Finals
      Roger Federer will walk out on court for his 14th semi at the ATP Finals against David Goffin on Saturday as the hot favourite, with the Swiss veteran bidding for a seventh end-of-season title.
      - 3 hours ago 18 Nov 17, 7:30am -
    • newDortmund sink deeper into crisis
      Borussia Dortmund slipped deeper into crisis after losing 2-1 at VfB Stuttgart on Friday for their fourth defeat in the last five Bundesliga matches.
      - 10 hours ago 18 Nov 17, 12:45am -
    • newMurray splits with Lendl for second time
      Andy Murray has mutually agreed to end his relationship with coach Ivan Lendl for a second time, the British former world No 1 said on Friday.
      - 11 hours ago 18 Nov 17, 12:19am -
    • newMadrid giants face similar struggles
      Accustomed to unrelenting success in recent seasons, both Real Madrid and Atletico enter Saturday's first ever Spanish capital derby at Atletico's new Wanda Metropolitano with little room for error.
      - 18 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 4:35pm -
    • newMuir appointment positive for Sharks
      The appointment of Dick Muir to the Cell C Sharks coaching team should add crucial impetus to the steady improvement that the Durban side has shown since Robert du Preez started laying the foundation blocks.
      - 20 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 2:28pm -
    • newFocus on Bok leadership
      There have been many occasions in the history of Springbok rugby that the national team have dug deep when faced with a backs to the wall scenario.
      - 22 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 1:25pm -
    • newFive issues in the PL this weekend
      After the year's last international break, seven weeks of unbroken Premier League football begin this weekend stretching through December and up to the FA Cup third round in early January.
      - 22 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 12:36pm -
    • newTerrific Tete live on SuperSport
      Only in boxing could you have a pair of South Africans contesting a world title fight in Northern Ireland.
      - 23 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 11:37am -

    VOA Africa

    • newProtesters in Zimbabwe Call for Mugabe to Resign
      Demonstrators in Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital, and in other cities around the country Saturday are calling for President Robert Mugabe’s resignation.Mugabe, 93, is reported to be resisting demands from the army, members of his own ZANU…
      - 32 mins ago 18 Nov 17, 10:23am -
    • newTillerson: US Seeks to Unlock the Potential of a Growing African Continent
      Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hosted discussions Friday at the State Department with 37 foreign ministers or other representatives from Africa. The focus was on trade and investment, good governance and countering violent extremism.The State Depar…
      - 3 hours ago 18 Nov 17, 7:45am -
    • newRex Tillerson Calls for a Return to Civilian Rule in Zimbabwe
      U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson advocated for a return to civilian rule in Zimbabwe, where embattled leader Robert Mugabe was seen in public Friday. That was the first time since the apparent military seizure of power earlier this week put the…
      - 3 hours ago 18 Nov 17, 7:34am -
    • newTrump Puts on Hold New Policy on Imports of Big Game Trophies
      U.S. President Donald Trump says he is putting on hold a decision to allow imports of big game trophies until he can “review all conservation facts.â€�Trump tweeted Friday that he will review the issue with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke…
      - 6 hours ago 18 Nov 17, 4:35am -
    • newAfrican Union Calls for Libya 'Slave Market' Probe
      The African Union on Friday called for Libyan authorities to investigate "slave markets" of black Africans operating in the conflict-torn nation, following the release of shocking images showing the sale of young men.The demand followed the releas…
      - 8 hours ago 18 Nov 17, 2:57am -
    • new5 Killed in Kenya Post-election Violence
      At least five people were killed Friday as Kenyan police tried to disperse supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga in ongoing tensions over disputed elections.Police fired tear gas and water cannons to try to stop supporters of Odinga from re…
      - 11 hours ago 18 Nov 17, 12:15am -
    • newTillerson, African Foreign Ministers Talk Trade, Good Governance, Security
      Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday that the Trump administration wanted to refocus the U.S. relationship with Africa squarely on trade and investment, to help unlock the tremendous potential of what is expected to become the world's most po…
      - 13 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 9:40pm -
    • new2 Shot Dead in Somaliland as Opposition Party Calls Voting Rigged
      At least two people were killed in post-election violence Thursday in the breakaway republic of Somaliland, after one of the two opposition parties claimed "massive" polling irregularities.Hundreds of angry supporters of the Wadani Party took to t…
      - 16 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 7:14pm -
    • newSahel Counterterror Force Lacks Funding
      Burkina Faso's foreign minister says a new counterterrorism force for Africa's Sahel region needs substantially more funding to operate.The G5 Sahel force was formed to enable Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Mauritania and Chad to defend themselves aga…
      - 16 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 7:00pm -
    • newZimbabwe Tension Simmers, on Both Sides of Border
      - 17 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 6:12pm -
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      - 17 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 5:30pm -
    • newMugabe Makes Appearance as Pressure to Resign Builds
      Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe made a public appearance Friday, his first since the military took over state institutions and opened talks aimed at getting the aged leader to resign.Mugabe, wearing a blue and yellow academic gown, presi…
      - 18 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 5:21pm -
    • newFire Destroys Much of Cameroon’s Parliament Building
      In Cameroon, an investigation is underway into the cause of an overnight fire that destroyed much of the country's parliament. Hundreds of firefighters battled the late night fire ravaging Cameroon’s parliament building.Sule Ndundat is an o…
      - 19 hours ago 17 Nov 17, 3:43pm -
    • Nikki Haley: US Must Take Sides in South Sudan Conflict 
      The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations says the South Sudanese government is engaged in a brutal, protracted military campaign against a fragmented opposition and says, while both sides are responsible for atrocities against civilians, the governm…
      - 1 day ago 17 Nov 17, 8:40am -
    • Nikki Haley says US Must Take Sides in South Sudan Conflict
      The US ambassador to the United Nations says the South Sudanese government is engaged in a brutal, protracted military campaign against a fragmented opposition and says, while both sides are responsible for atrocities against civilians, the governmen…
      - 1 day ago 17 Nov 17, 8:15am -
    • State Dept. Official: US Wants ‘New Era’ in Zimbabwe
      The United States is seeking “a new eraâ€� for Zimbabwe, the State Department’s top official for Africa said on Thursday, implicitly calling on long-time president Robert Mugabe to step aside as a political crisis mounts.In an in…
      - 1 day ago 17 Nov 17, 1:44am -
    • Did Data Mining Influence Kenya’s Annulled Election?
      Kenya’s annulled 2017 presidential election was among Africa's most expensive.  President Uhuru Kenyatta and main challenger Raila Odinga spent tens of millions of dollars on their campaigns, including sizeable investments in global PR firms…
      - 1 day ago 17 Nov 17, 12:20am -
    • White House Says Elephant Trophy Decision Not Yet Finalized
      The White House on Thursday said it had not yet finalized a decision to allow trophy hunters who kill elephants in two African countries to bring the endangered animals home as trophies, a planned move that had outraged U.S. conservation groups.Th…
      - 1 day ago 17 Nov 17, 12:09am -
    • S. Sudan President Reconciles With Former Army Chief
      South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and his former army chief of staff apparently have reconciled, a week after a tense standoff in Juba threatened to escalate into violence.The reconciliation happened Thursday at a prayer service at the president'…
      - 2 days ago 16 Nov 17, 10:20pm -
    • Africa Politics Creep Into French PM's Visit to Morocco
      France's prime minister launched a mission Wednesday to reinvigorate trade and cooperation with Morocco, which has steadily positioned itself as a regional economic powerhouse focused on Africa instead of its former colonial ruler.French governmen…
      - 2 days ago 16 Nov 17, 10:07pm -

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