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  • newZuckerberg’s Shine Dims As Guardian Of Facebook Users
        Mark Zuckerberg rose to wealth and fame with a mission of connecting everyone through Facebook but now faces the wrath of users outraged he isn’t doing more to defend their data. The latest crisis laying siege to the leading online social net…
    - 8 mins ago 23 Mar 18, 7:13pm -
  • newCourt Acquits Justice Ngwuta Of Corruption Charges
      The Federal High Court in Abuja has acquitted Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, a serving justice of the Supreme Court, of the corruption charges against him. Justice John Tsoho, in a ruling on Friday, dismissed all the 13 counts of money laundering and p…
    - 1 hour ago 23 Mar 18, 6:11pm -
  • newDapchi: Playing Politics With Innocent Children Disgraceful – Ogundamisi
      Political Analyst, Kayode Ogundamisi, has criticised the government over what he describes as “playing politics” with the lives of innocent girls who were abducted by Boko Haram terrorists from their school in Dapchi, Yobe state. While analys…
    - 1 hour ago 23 Mar 18, 6:10pm -
  • newTrump Tweets Threat To Shut Down US Government
    President Donald Trump provoked a fresh political crisis on Friday, threating to veto an already approved budget and shut down the federal government. The US leader was to address the media at the White House after he appeared to reverse his support…
    - 1 hour ago 23 Mar 18, 6:01pm -
  • newSelfies Banned On Red Carpet At Cannes Film Festival
      The head of the Cannes film festival said Friday he was banning selfies on the red carpet, claiming they caused “unwanted disorder” before premieres. Thierry Fremaux tried once before to ban the “ridiculous and grotesque” practice at the w…
    - 2 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 5:43pm -
  • newRescue Of Dapchi Girls Is Govt’s Responsibility Not A Privilege – BBOG
      Co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls Group, Aisha Yesufu, says the rescue of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls and every other abductee, is a responsibility of the government as contained in the Nigerian Constitution, rather than a privilege. Yes…
    - 2 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 5:33pm -
  • newBuhari Warns Nigerians Against Politicising Security Issues
      President Muhammadu Buhari has warned all Nigerians that his administration will not condone any attempt to politicise security issues. The President gave the warning on Friday while reacting to the release of the students of Government Girls Scie…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 4:03pm -
  • newAlleged N650m Fraud: Akinjide, Others Ask Court To Ignore EFCC Evidence
      A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and two others facing trial over an alleged N650 million fraud have asked Justice Muslim Sule Hassan of a Federal High Court to expunge the evidence of an investigator with the E…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 3:32pm -
  • newThree Dead, Two Hurt In Three Separate Attacks In France
      A gunman in southwest France has killed at least three people and injured two others in three separate incidents around the city of Carcassonne, security sources told AFP. The man first hijacked a car in Carcassonne on Friday morning, killing a pa…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 3:19pm -
  • newCAN Asks FG To Rescue Dapchi Schoolgirl Still In Captivity
      The Yobe state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked the Federal Government to do all it can to secure the release of the remaining Dapchi Schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, who is still in captivity with Boko Haram terrorists. Br…
    - 5 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 2:30pm -



  • newMerger And Acquisition Activity In Africa’s Tech Sector Set For Massive Growth
    Africa's tech sector is set for massive growth with regards to merger and acquisition (M&A) activity this year. M&A in the technology and telecommunication sectors in Africa and the Middle East will grow by more than four-fold in 2018, according to t…
    - 6 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 1:25pm -
  • Kenyan Pay-As-You-Go Solar Energy Provider Secures New Round Of Funding
    Kenyan pay-as-you-go solar energy provider M-KOPA Solar has secured a new round of funding that will be used to extend their product offering to more homes and individuals across Africa. The investment amount, which is undisclosed, includes a first…
    - 1 day ago 22 Mar 18, 9:39am -
  • 10 Transport And Logistics Tech Startups Moving Africa Forward
    There are a number of transport and logistics tech startups that have emerged in Africa, simplifying processes in industries that were previously not catered for online and via mobile. From online ticket sales to companies dedicated to delivering par…
    - 3 days ago 20 Mar 18, 9:37am -
  • The Impact Ride-Hailing Apps Could Have On Women In Africa
    To mark the recent international women’s day, Rwandan ride-hailing platform SafeMotos announced it had added the first female moto-drivers to its network, while it is working on a service that specifically matches female riders with female drivers…
    - 4 days ago 20 Mar 18, 6:08am -
  • More Dying East African Banks In 2018 Could Be A Restructuring Opportunity
    Regional East African banks are coming under pressure from multiple angles. Economic growth slowed across the region, excluding Ethiopia, with Kenya feeling the greatest weight. The current situation is ripe for restructuring in the region, with anal…
    - 4 days ago 19 Mar 18, 3:50pm -
  • African Smartphone Growth Down In Q4 2017, Nigeria And SA Still Growing
    African smartphone growth numbers are down in the fourth and final quarter of 2017, following on from positive growth in the third quarter. Africa's smartphone market experienced a quarter-on-quarter decline of 6.4 percent during the period under rev…
    - 4 days ago 19 Mar 18, 9:37am -
  • South Africa Sees Strong Mobile Phone Growth
    Africa’s smartphone market experienced a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) decline of 6.4% during Q4 2017, according to the latest insights announced today by International Data Corporation (IDC). However, its biggest markets, Nigeria and South Africa…
    - 5 days ago 18 Mar 18, 2:46pm -
  • Scientists Recreate Long Lost African City With Laser Technology
    There are lost cities all over the world. Some, like the remains of Mayan cities hidden beneath a thick canopy of rainforest in Mesoamerica, are found with the help of laser lights. Now the same technology which located those Mayan cities has bee…
    - 5 days ago 18 Mar 18, 2:24pm -
  • Spotify Launches Music Streaming Service In South Africa
    Global music streaming service Spotify has officially launched its services in South Africa this week. The Swedish music streaming giant makes South Africa its first market on the African continent, but intends to expand into other parts of Africa. S…
    - 8 days ago 15 Mar 18, 11:39am -
  • Is 5G Technology A Leapfrog Too Far For Africa?
    Back in January, South African mobile operator MTN and Ericsson announced Africa’s first 5G technology and applications trial, which is part of a 5G demonstration starting in the first quarter of 2018. The 5G trial achieved a throughput of more tha…
    - 8 days ago 15 Mar 18, 10:37am -

Mail & Guardian Africa

The East African

Africa IT and tech

  • newThe time is now for broadcasters to adopt Cloud services
    Cloud and virtualisation technologies have the potential to entirely reshape the local broadcast industry – changing how broadcasters create, distribute and monetise their video content. “In recent years, Cloud computing architectures have…
    - 7 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 12:41pm -
  • newDucati, NetApp partner to drive digital transformation in MotoGP World Championship
    NetApp has announced a partnership with Ducati (part of Volkswagen Group) to drive the digital transformation of motorcycle racing as the official sponsor of the Ducati Team in the 2018 MotoGP World Championship, started March 18 at the Losail…
    - 8 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 11:49am -
  • newSITA Air Transport Community Foundation Innovation Award 2018 opens applications
    The SITA Air Transport Community Foundation, based in the UK, in conjunction with Wits University and the Tshimologong Precinct, has launched an innovation competition to address the question ‘What information, tools or technology will first-…
    - 9 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 9:52am -
  • newAfrican e-health project in Ghana completed
    Dutch company Delft Imaging Systems has successfully completed its African e-health and tuberculosis (TB) project in Ghana this March 2018. 51 X-ray systems were installed across the country to accelerate TB case detection in Ghana. March 24th…
    - 10 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 9:48am -
  • newAlmost 2Tbps: Arbor Networks foils largest-ever DDoS attack
    In a world in which bigger often means better, Arbor Networks, the security division of NETSCOUT, was recently put to the test and passed with flying colours. This is according to Bryan Hamman, Arbor Network’s territory manager for Sub-Sahara…
    - 10 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 8:52am -
  • newFive key innovations that have made BI what it is today
    The following five innovations have all significantly shaped the current era of business intelligence (BI). If the solution you’re considering has all of them, you’ve picked a pioneering front-runner. If it doesn’t, or is playing catch-up…
    - 12 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 7:37am -
  • newSouth Africa diners get mobile app
    South African software company, Dineplan has announced the launch of a free mobile app for diners to search available tables and book at more than 1000 restaurants countrywide. The app, which can be downloaded on Android and iOS phones, allows…
    - 12 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 7:08am -
  • newSENTECH appoints Tebogo Leshope as new COO
    SENTECH has appointed Tebogo Leshope as the Chief Operations Officer. Having achieved its fifth consecutive clean audit, the company is stringent on its leadership excellence requirement. Tebogo has been with SENTECH for the past 19 years, comi…
    - 12 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 7:03am -
  • newChanges to South African VAT regulations to include software and electronic services
    Before 2014 the supply of inbound electronic services required the South African recipient to declare VAT on these services. That didn’t work so well. So, with effect from 1 June 2014, the VAT Act was amended and regulations were introduced w…
    - 12 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 7:01am -
  • newUnlocking Enterprise systems using voice
    Amazon is heavily invested in machine learning (ML), and is developing new tools to help developers build, train, and deploy ML models. The power of ML is in its ability to unlock a new set of capabilities that create value for consumers and bu…
    - 13 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 6:25am -
  • newCombating the seven swords of cybercrime
    With automated tools and hackers for hire, cybercrime has turned into a game for profit. Recent research from F5 Labs shows that out of 429 reported breaches studied between 2005 and 2017, hackers gained $2.75 billion on the black market. The d…
    - 13 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 6:10am -

  • newSarkozy vows to clear name, but says 'finished' in politics
    Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy vowed to clear his name on Thursday after being charged for financing his 2007 election campaign with money from late Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi, but admitted he was finished in politics. It might take me o…
    - 22 hours ago 22 Mar 18, 9:40pm -
  • At least 14 killed in Mogadishu car bombing
    At least 14 people were killed and several others wounded on Thursday when a car bomb blew up outside a popular hotel in the Somalia's capital Mogadishu. The Al-Qaeda aligned Shabaab group said it was responsible for the blast in front of the Weheliy…
    - 1 day ago 22 Mar 18, 5:11pm -
  • Former Burkina official abducted in troubled zone
    A former municipal councillor in Burkina Faso has been abducted in a northern zone bordering Mali which has been repeatedly targeted by jihadists, the security ministry said Thursday. Troops were combing the area after the abduction in Lassa village,…
    - 1 day ago 22 Mar 18, 3:50pm -
  • UN and EU say food insecurity worsens as conflicts rage
    The food security of around 124 million people worldwide was under acute threat at the end of last year, mostly because of worsening conflicts and drought, the UN and EU said Thursday. The worst food crises in 2017 were in northeastern Nigeria, Somal…
    - 1 day ago 22 Mar 18, 11:38am -
  • Sarkozy blasts 'lack of evidence' for corruption charges
    Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy blasted what he said was a lack of evidence for the corruption charges against him over allegations that late Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi funded his 2007 election campaign, in his court statement published T…
    - 1 day ago 22 Mar 18, 9:10am -
  • Critics 'dead to me', says Australian minister in SAfrica farmers row
    A senior minister vowed Thursday to press on with a plan to bring white South African farmers to Australia, hitting out at criticism from crazy lefties who he said were dead to me . Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton sparked uproar last week by singl…
    - 2 days ago 22 Mar 18, 3:10am -
  • UN presses on with bid to restart Western Sahara talks
    The UN Security Council on Wednesday told the peace envoy for Western Sahara to press on with talks on relaunching negotiations to settle the dispute over the North African territory. Horst Koehler met with the council behind closed doors to report o…
    - 2 days ago 22 Mar 18, 12:00am -

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BBC Africa

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  • newGhana: RTI Bill to Be Laid Before House Today -
    CitifmonlineGhana: RTI Bill to Be Laid Before House TodayAllAfrica.comThe Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, has given an indication that the much talked about Right to Information (RTI) Bill will be laid in Parliament before the House goes on…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 2:55pm -
  • newOne week left as Sassa scrambles - Mail & Guardian
    Mail & GuardianOne week left as Sassa scramblesMail & GuardianA week before the contract between the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) and Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) is meant to end, officials at the agency are warning of a complete col…
    - 6 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 1:33pm -
  • newAn inconvenient truth about farm murders - News24
    News24An inconvenient truth about farm murdersNews24Australia's head of home affairs, Peter Dutton has "extended" his hand to white South African farmers, by offering to fast track their visas. The reasons cited for his "offer" to help, is his belief…
    - 7 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 11:58am -
  • new'SADC countries need to empower people with disabilities' - The Southern Times
    The Southern Times'SADC countries need to empower people with disabilities'The Southern TimesSouth African Deputy Minister of Social Development, HENDRIETTA BOGOPENE ZULU (HBZ) was in Zimbabwe last week to promote the empowerment of people with disab…
    - 12 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 7:45am -

African football

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Tribal football

  • newTRIBAL TRENDS - TRANSFERS: Isco elects Chelsea?; Man Utd handed Kroos ultimatum?; Liverpool, Roma fight for Ceballos?;
    With the amount of rumours swirling around, it can sometimes be difficult to decipher the truth.Not to worry however, because here at Tribalfootball, we have broken down the week's hottest transfer rumours, and informed you whether to believe the pap…
    - 50 mins ago 23 Mar 18, 6:31pm -
  • new​Chelsea defender Christensen sent home by Denmark
    Chelsea are sweating on the fitness of defender Andreas Christensen, after he was sent home by Denmark with question marks surrounding his physical state.Christensen joined up with the squad for the upcoming international friendlies, but was soon sen…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 3:13pm -
  • new​Chelsea star Willian 'doing his best' to help Brazil forget 2014
    Chelsea winger Willian is doing everything he can to help his Brazilian teammates prepare for the World Cup in Russia this summer.All of Brazil is hoping the squad will try to redeem their showing in the last competition, where they were humiliated 7…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 3:12pm -
  • new​Liverpool defender Gomez not concerned with Firmino no-look goals
    Liverpool defender Joe Gomez does not have any issues with striker Roberto Firmino trying to score audacious and spectacular goals.The "no look" finish is something that Firmino loves to attempt, and generally pulls off. Read more on Tribal Football
    - 4 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 3:11pm -
  • newGomez hails multifaceted Liverpool teammate Firmino
    Liverpool defender Joe Gomez believes that his teammate Roberto Firmino is so successful as a Premier League striker because he contributes to the team in more than one way.Firmino is seen as a versatile striker by his teammates and fans. His perform…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 3:10pm -
  • new​STUNNER! West Ham favourties to sign Nice striker Balotelli
    West Ham United are seen as the favourites to land Nice striker Mario Balotelli if he leaves Nice in the summer.Balotelli has gone through a career renaissance in France, scoring 39 goals in 59 games for the French Ligue 1 team.Read more on Tribal Fo…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 3:09pm -
  • new​Man Utd boss Mourinho wants Kroos - for two reasons
    Spanish outlet Don Balon are leading with the claim that Manchester United will make a heavy push to sign Toni Kroos in the summer.Kroos is a player who could have joined United under Louis van Gaal, but the manager reportedly turned down that transf…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 3:08pm -
  • new​Liverpool boss Klopp delighted with Gerrard coaching
    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has some advice for Reds legend Steven Gerrard, as he continues to learn about coaching at the club.Gerrard is the current manager of the Liverpool under-18s, and he took them to third in the table this season.Read more…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 3:08pm -
  • new​Ex-Newcastle, Leeds midfielder Bowyer appointed Charlton manager
    Former Leeds United and Newcastle midfielder Lee Bowyer is the new manager at Charlton Athletic.While some fans may remember Bowyer for his on-field scrap with teammate Kieron Dyer in a Newcastle game, he had a fine career with the likes of Leeds Uni…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 3:06pm -
  • new​Delaney hoping Hodgson brings stability to Crystal Palace
    Crystal Palace defender Damien Delaney is hoping that manager Roy Hodsgon will be in charge at the club for the foreseeable future.Palace have gone through a lot of turmoil in the past couple seasons, especially where managers are concerned. And Dela…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 3:05pm -

Africa review


    • newMcIlroy eliminated from Match Play
      Rory McIlroy has been eliminated from the WGC-Dell Match Play after being comfortably defeated 5&3 by diminutive giant killer Brian Harman on Friday.
      - 17 mins ago 23 Mar 18, 7:04pm -
    • newBowlers give Proteas the edge
      Morne Morkel took four wickets and Kagiso Rabada three as Australia fought their way to 245 for nine by the close on day two of the third cricket test at Sahara Park Newlands, Cape Town, on Friday.
      - 37 mins ago 23 Mar 18, 6:44pm -
    • newCaptain Fantastic propels Afg to WCup
      Afghanistan qualified for next year's cricket World Cup as captain Asghar Stanikzai played through the pain barrier to produce a heroic innings and lead them to a five-wicket victory over Ireland.
      - 38 mins ago 23 Mar 18, 6:43pm -
    • newAus complain about 'disgraceful' crowd
      Cricket Australia sent a letter of complaint to their South African counterparts on Friday over what coach Darren Lehmann called "disgraceful" verbal abuse aimed at his players by the crowd Newlands.
      - 41 mins ago 23 Mar 18, 6:40pm -
    • newSvitolina ends Osaka's run in Miami
      Ukrainian fourth seed Elina Svitolina ended Naomi Osaka's remarkable recent run with a 6-4 6-2 triumph over the Indian Wells champion in the second round of the Miami Open on Friday.
      - 48 mins ago 23 Mar 18, 6:33pm -
    • newRebels thump Sharks, grab bonus
      The Rebels outplayed the Cell C Sharks from start to finish as they grabbed a try scoring bonus on their way to a thumping 46-14 Vodacom Super Rugby win in Melbourne on Friday.
      - 1 hour ago 23 Mar 18, 6:20pm -
    • newCrusaders cruise past Bulls
      Two tries by Jack Goodhue and an inability by the Vodacom Bulls to turn pressure into points saw the Crusaders romp to a 33-14 win in their Vodacom Super Rugby match in Christchurch on Saturday.
      - 1 hour ago 23 Mar 18, 6:19pm -
    • newIbra ready to win at LA Galaxy
      Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he is ready to win silverware with Los Angeles Galaxy after a full page advert in Friday's LA Times confirmed his move to the MLS club from Manchester United.
      - 1 hour ago 23 Mar 18, 6:18pm -
    • newHamilton dominates Melbourne practice
      Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets in both practice sessions at the F1 season-opening Australian GP on Friday but Max Verstappen showed enough pace to give the Silver Arrows pause for thought.
      - 7 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 12:21pm -
    • newRain disrupts second day as NZ increase lead
      Kane Williamson moved into sole possession of the New Zealand test century record on a rain-disrupted second day of the series opener.
      - 7 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 12:01pm -

    VOA Africa

    • newDapchi Girls' Release Could Stir Up Religious Tensions in Nigeria
      Across Nigeria, people are praying for the safe return of Leah Sharibu.The 15-year-old was among more than 100 schoolgirls who were abducted by a Boko Haram faction more than a month ago in the rural town of Dapchi in northeastern Nigeria. Earlier…
      - 1 hour ago 23 Mar 18, 5:58pm -
    • newAfrica 54
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      - 2 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 5:30pm -
    • newZimbabwe Pushes for Companies to 'Repatriate' Funds
      In hopes of reviving the ailing economy, Zimbabwe's government has set out to repatriate as much as $1.4 billion it says was transferred abroad illegally in recent years.President Emmerson Mnangagwa released a list of companies this week that have…
      - 2 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 5:14pm -
    • newCongolese Refugees Fleeing to Uganda Recount Horrors
      The ongoing wave of ethnic violence sweeping through northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo has forced tens of thousands of people from their homes. The U.N. Refugee Agency says nearly 50,000 have crossed into Uganda. For VOA, Halima Athumani repo…
      - 11 hours ago 23 Mar 18, 8:28am -
    • newKenyan Court Strikes Down Forced Anal Testing in Homosexuality Cases
      A Kenyan appeals court has struck down the use of forced anal testing in homosexuality cases. Rights activists are hailing the verdict as a key victory that could have a ripple effect in the region.The court of appeals in the coastal city of Momb…
      - 23 hours ago 22 Mar 18, 8:00pm -
    • Africa 54
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      - 1 day ago 22 Mar 18, 5:30pm -
    • At Least 14 Killed in Mogadishu Car Bombing
      At least 14 people were killed Thursday when a car packed with explosives blew up in Mogadishu, the Somali capital.Somali authorities said the car exploded outside the Weheliye hotel, which is frequented by politicians and businessmen. It is locat…
      - 1 day ago 22 Mar 18, 4:50pm -
    • Resistance Continues to End Child Marriage in Northern Nigeria
      In a village in northern Nigeria, teen wives gather on mats spread out in the dirt just outside the chief imam’s home. They talk about their initial reactions to getting married.“I had no interest in it at the time. I was just doing my own thi…
      - 1 day ago 22 Mar 18, 4:00pm -
    • In Mideast, Democracy Struggles to Strike Root
      Egyptians go to the polls next week in what is essentially a one-candidate election considered by critics to be a return of sorts to authoritarian rule, after a 2011 revolution that sparked loftier expectations for the region. But the bigger picture…
      - 1 day ago 22 Mar 18, 3:34pm -
    • Congolese Refugees Fleeing to Uganda Recount Horrors
      The wave of ethnic violence sweeping through northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo has forced tens of thousands of people from their homes. Nearly 50,000 have crossed into Uganda.The waters of Lake Albert look beautiful and even inviting, but…
      - 1 day ago 22 Mar 18, 3:03pm -
    • Nearly 8 Million Ethiopians Need Emergency Food, Water
      Ethiopia is appealing for $1.6 billion to provide emergency and long-term aid for 7.88 million people affected by drought, floods and conflict. U.N. officials presented their humanitarian and disaster resilience plan.Ethiopia is emerging from thre…
      - 1 day ago 22 Mar 18, 2:30pm -
    • Resistance Continues to Ending Child Marriage in Northern Nigeria
      Nigeria has the largest number of child brides in Africa. The practice is most prevalent in the predominantly Muslim north where conservative Islamic groups staunchly resist efforts to criminalize child marriage. Chika Oduah reports for VOA from the…
      - 1 day ago 22 Mar 18, 2:00pm -
    • DRC Pushes Ahead With Electronic Voting Despite Problems
      Officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo are struggling to set up an electronic voting system for long-overdue elections, after a 2011 vote that was marred by disorder and irregularities, resulting in a two-year political standoff. The latest po…
      - 2 days ago 22 Mar 18, 6:00am -
    • Cambridge Analytica Played Roles in Multiple African Elections
      Long before its controversial roles in the 2016 Brexit vote and U.S. presidential election, Cambridge Analytica influenced elections in Africa.The data mining company, under fire for its alleged use of 50 million Facebook accounts to shape campaig…
      - 2 days ago 22 Mar 18, 5:03am -
    • Live Screening and Q&A - Beyond the Unicorn
      Silicon Valley is less than 3% black, with an even smaller numbers of Africans. The race gap is actually much larger than the gender gap, and it’s growing. Join us for a live screening of "Beyond the Unicorn," a VOA documentary about the issue, fo…
      - 2 days ago 22 Mar 18, 3:00am -
    • UN: Credible, Inclusive Elections in Libya This Year a 'Top Priority'
      The United Nations' top official in Libya said holding credible and inclusive elections there by the end of this year is a top priority."It is vital that before elections take place, we are certain they will be inclusive and their results accepte…
      - 2 days ago 21 Mar 18, 8:34pm -
    • Thousands of Children Caught Up in Conflict in Kasai Region of DRC
      Thousands of children in the troubled Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have been used as combatants over the last two years amid conflict between local militia and government forces, according to the U.N. children's fund. Even whe…
      - 2 days ago 21 Mar 18, 7:50pm -
    • US Targets 15 South Sudan Oil Entities in New Restrictions
      The United States is slapping trade restrictions on 15 South Sudanese oil entities that are partially owned or run by the South Sudan government. The U.S. State Department said Wednesday anyone wanting to export or transfer items of American ori…
      - 2 days ago 21 Mar 18, 7:44pm -
    • U.S. - Africa Foreign Policy - Straight Talk Africa
      Shaka Ssali discusses U.S. - Africa foreign policy with Ambassador Stephanie Sullivan, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and with Malik Chaka, Former Director, Millennium Challenge Corporation.
      - 2 days ago 21 Mar 18, 7:30pm -
    • South Sudan Eliminates Guinea Worm
      Guinea worm disease in South Sudan has been brought to a halt, says the country’s health minister.Dr. Riek Gai Kok made the announcement Wednesday at the Carter Center headquarters in the southern U.S. state of Georgia, noting zero cases of Guin…
      - 2 days ago 21 Mar 18, 7:25pm -

    The Economist Africa


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