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  • newFive Bundesliga Things You May Have Missed
        Bayern Munich finished the weekend 16 points clear at the top of the Bundesliga after Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Mueller both claimed goal-scoring milestones in Sunday’s dramatic 4-2 win over Werder Bremen, while Leverkusen’s Leon Bailey…
    - 6 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 9:33pm -
  • newBREAKING: Suspected Herdsmen Set Falae’s Farm Ablaze
    Suspected herdsmen have set the farm of a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olu Falae, near Akure, the Ondo State capital on fire. The Spokesperson of the Ondo State Police Command, Femi Joseph, who confirmed the incident told Cha…
    - 6 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 9:25pm -
  • newSchalke Threaten To Drop Bayern-Bound Goretzka
      Schalke’s chairman on Sunday threatened to banish Bayern Munich-bound midfielder Leon Goretzka to the stands for the rest of the season if he fails to perform for the Bundesliga club. The two sides confirmed on Friday that Goretzka, 22, will joi…
    - 6 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 9:02pm -
  • newSimi Celebrates As Mum Remarries
    Talented singer, Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye popularly known as Simi, is full of excitement as her mother, Jedidiah Ogunleye now Mrs Akinsola, tied the knot with the love of her life. The ‘Joromi’ crooner who is the last child Ms Jedidiah was the…
    - 8 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 7:28pm -
  • newLewandowski, Mueller Star As Bayern Go 16 Points Clear
      Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Mueller both netted twice as Bayern Munich went 16 points clear in the Bundesliga on Sunday with a 4-2 victory over Werder Bremen. Mueller and Lewandowski each claimed goal-scoring milestones in a polished second-half…
    - 8 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 7:01pm -
  • newReal Hit Back At Crisis Talk With Deportivo Thrashing
      Real Madrid moved back into the top four of La Liga after thumping lowly Deportivo La Coruna 7-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday, with Cristiano Ronaldo ending a miserable run of league form with a late double. Ronaldo had only scored four leag…
    - 9 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 6:40pm -
  • newSeveral Ukrainians Among 18 Dead In Kabul Hotel Attack
      Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Kabul and killed at least 18 people, most of them foreigners, sparking a 12-hour battle with Afghan forces backed by Norwegian troops that left terrified guests scrambling to escape. Several Ukrainians were among t…
    - 10 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 5:44pm -
  • newPFN Rejects Establishment Of Cattle Colonies
    The Leadership of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) in the South East on Sunday rejected the proposed plan by the Federal Government to establish cattle colonies in state across the federation as a means to solve the farmers and herdsmen cl…
    - 10 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 5:41pm -
  • newAt Least 18 Dead In Kabul Hotel Attack, Including Foreigners – Official
      At least 18 people including 14 foreigners were killed in a bloody Taliban-claimed assault on a luxury hotel in Kabul, an interior ministry spokesman said Sunday, hours after the overnight attack ended. “Fourteen foreigners were killed and four…
    - 10 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 5:26pm -
  • new33 Niger Republic Citizens Found Among Libya Returnees In Yobe
    Yobe State government on Saturday, January 20 received 216 returnees from Libya out of which 33 were citizens of the Republic of Niger. Commissioner of Justice in the state, Ahmed Mustapha, told journalists while dispatching the returnees to their va…
    - 10 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 5:05pm -



  • newLargest Venture-Capital Fund For Sub-Saharan African Tech Startups Announced

    - 12 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 3:54pm -
  • In 2017, African Tech Startups Raised $195 Million
    Africa’s tech revolution is picking up speed, with 2017 proving the best year on record for the continent’s tech startups as investment topped $195 million over the course of the year. New research by entrepreneurship portal Disrupt Africa shows…
    - 1 day ago 20 Jan 18, 6:28pm -
  • How A Nonprofit Organization Could Revolutionise African Healthcare
    Philanthropic organization, the Novartis Foundation, has enjoyed such success with its pilot of a telemedicine program in Ghana that the country’s healthcare service is to implement it nationwide. Started in 2011, it has come a long way, and govern…
    - 3 days ago 19 Jan 18, 7:21am -
  • South African Bitcoin Exchange To Open Malaysian Office
    South African bitcoin exchange, Luno, will set up an office in Malaysia as part of the company's continued global expansion plan. The office, which will be located in Kuala Lumpur, is planned for the first quarter of 2018 in order to benefit from a h…
    - 4 days ago 18 Jan 18, 9:23am -
  • My Favorite “Shithole” Countries In Africa
    U.S. President Donald Trump is taking significant grief for labeling Africa as a “shithole” when he allegedly made the following remark at a closed-door meeting: “Why do we want all these people from Africa here? They’re shithole countries……
    - 4 days ago 18 Jan 18, 7:21am -
  • How Opera Is Becoming A Major Player In Africa
    Opera, the developer of the most used mobile browser in Africa, is significantly scaling up its operations on the continent as it gradually becomes a major player in the tech space. For years, the Opera Mini browser has been crucial to Africans due t…
    - 4 days ago 17 Jan 18, 11:38pm -
  • Facebook Groups Could Threaten Jumia’s African E-Commerce Dominance
    Informal transactions through Facebook groups are threatening the success of e-commerce giants in Africa according to a recent straw poll on the impact of the Black Friday sale promotion on this fledgling industry. According to a Geopoll Black Friday…
    - 5 days ago 17 Jan 18, 11:40am -
  • Nairobi Innovation Week Set To Attract 100 Kenyan Tech Startups
    The annual Nairobi Innovation Week will take place in March this year, with 100 Kenyan tech startups expected to pitch their businesses to investors. Organized by the University of Nairobi, this year's tech startup event has seen partnerships struck…
    - 5 days ago 16 Jan 18, 3:45pm -
  • 10 African Tech Trends That Will Define 2018
    With 2018 well and truly upon us, it makes sense to consider the African tech trends that will feature during this year. From new technology and the kinds of tech startups that will likely be attracting investments, to considerations with regards to…
    - 7 days ago 15 Jan 18, 9:32am -
  • South Africa’s Smart Cities Will Probably Have Wi-Fi, But Maybe Not Water
    Countries around the world are moving towards fully-connected smart cities, but even cutting edge technology is likely to run into challenges. This is according to experts. “A 24-hour smart water meter can only be possible if you’re connected t…
    - 7 days ago 15 Jan 18, 3:57am -

Mail & Guardian Africa

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Africa IT and tech

  • newExecution is key to digital success
    Many companies have enjoyed significant efficiencies from partial digitisation in recent years, but there’s still a lot of paper flying about many everyday offices. Most agree that achieving truly paperless processes would greatly impact busi…
    - 18 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 9:00am -
  • IT News Africa: Top Stories Of The Week
    As millions around the world have begun getting over the festive rush and are heading back to work, technology related stories have yet again graced the headlines. This past week, both YouTube and Facebook revealed that they would apply signifi…
    - 3 days ago 19 Jan 18, 2:13pm -
  • Using cyber intelligence to catch cybercriminals
    The story of a local bank being taken for R300 million by cyber criminals who had 100 people withdrawing money from ATMs in Japan made the headlines. But South African companies, unlike their US counterparts, are not required by law to report c…
    - 3 days ago 19 Jan 18, 1:36pm -
  • South African top Google searches this week
    South Africans generally tend to search for topics related to sports and news, and this week was no different. Some of the most searched topics this week in South Africa included the death of a musical legend, a collapse in the world’s larges…
    - 3 days ago 19 Jan 18, 11:24am -
  • CONNECT Hackathon Series to run in five cities in Africa
    WhereIsMyTransport a provider of public transport data service provider has partnered with Facebook for Developers to host the 'CONNECT Hackathon Series'. The first event is taking place at GEN's 22 on Sloane Campus in Johannesburg, South Afric…
    - 3 days ago 19 Jan 18, 11:06am -
  • Vodacom voice services down, users share frustrations on Twitter
    Vodacom customers in Gauteng, South Africa experienced difficulty making and receiving calls on Friday morning, 19 January 2018, as the telco's voice services were reportedly down. Users from other parts of the country revealed that they were a…
    - 3 days ago 19 Jan 18, 10:53am -
  • South Africa: Tshimologong and BCX launch digital innovation programme
    On Friday 19 January 2018, Wits University’s, Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, announced the launch of the BCX Innovation Programme and are inviting technology start-ups to apply. Tanye ver Loren van Themaat, Tshimologong Incubator a…
    - 3 days ago 19 Jan 18, 10:19am -
  • Digital Health Cape Town announces finalists for Accelerator Programme
    On 19 January 2018, South Africa’s first dedicated digital health accelerator, Digital Health Cape Town (DHCT), announced their top finalists for their inaugural Accelerator Programme designed to foster local eHealth innovation. The selected…
    - 3 days ago 19 Jan 18, 9:58am -
  • WhatsApp launches business focused app
    On Thursday 18 January 2018 WhatsApp announced via its blog that it launching WhatsApp Business, a free-to-download Android app for small businesses. The new app will make it easier for companies to connect with customers, and more convenient f…
    - 3 days ago 19 Jan 18, 8:28am -
  • Cybersecurity Trends 2018: The Cost of our Connected World
    According to a recent ESET report, incidents and risks are predicted to grow even further in 2018. The report titled “Cybersecurity Trends 2018: The Cost of our Connected World” compiled by ESET security experts, presents topics that will b…
    - 3 days ago 19 Jan 18, 7:39am -
  • CCTV cameras - Big Brother or the guardian angel for businesses?
    Millions of closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras have been installed in public spaces and businesses across the globe with the clear goal of cutting down on crime and increasing public safety. Beijing has a CCTV network that covers every co…
    - 3 days ago 19 Jan 18, 7:15am -

  • newSpecial Focus On World Economic Forum
    London, Jan. 19, GNA - Zimbabwe and South are two African countries that are focusing on the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF) scheduled January 23 to 26 in the Swiss ski resort of Davos, as they look to bolster their economies. For Zimbabwe, after the…
    - 8 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 6:57pm -

  • new"Refusing To Eat My Wife's Food"
    Nlanders, Good afternoon all, something happened of recent I thought I should make it known here. I work from home, cos my wife runs a daycare, though she's got two Nannies that work with her which means she gets to work at anytime she wants at times…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 11:32pm -
  • newMan Who Proposed To His Girlfriend At SARS Headquarters Finally Weds (Photos)
    Last year December, A man proposed to his girlfriend of many years at the Special Anti-Robbery Squad SARS headquarters in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. The man proposed to his lady in front of cheering SARS operatives. The romantic proposal came a day…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 11:31pm -
  • newMan Dumps His Wife, Marries Policewoman Who Assisted Him In Lagos
    CYRIACUS IZUEKWEA motorcycle operator identified as Essien has dumped Grace his wife of many years, and married a police woman who showed him love during his travail in Lagos.The police officer known as Joy (surname withheld) was attached to Meiran P…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 11:30pm -
  • newBeauty Queen, Chizoba Ejike, Dazzles In Bikini With 71 Contestants In Egypt (Pics)
    As the countdown continues to most anticipated finals of the 46th edition of Miss Intercontinental World Pageant holding in Egypt, the 72 delegates representing their countries have filed out in their hot bikini outfits at the beach while they social…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 11:25pm -
  • newFans Slam Ogbonna Kanu After Amara Called Him "Oloshi Oloriburuku, Borrow Pose"
    After yesterday's drama where Kanu Nwankwo's wife, Amara, called Ogbonna Kanu names, some fans stormed Ogbonna's Instagram page, slamming him.Read some of the comments below:https://www…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 11:20pm -
  • new"His Joystick Is A Dot, I Almost Cried": Kenyan Lady Calls Out Man After Sex (Pics)
    A Kenyan lady named Makeri Wangu has taken to Facebook to expose a man who took her to hotel but shockingly to her,his private part was the size of a dot.Below is what she wrote...'Who know ths idiot,I went to a room wit him in Nairobi aninyandue af…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 11:12pm -
  • newFayose Imposes Yearly Registration Fee On Herdsmen In Ekiti
    HERDSMEN who wish to graze their cattle in Ekiti State will henceforth register with the state government on yearly basis.This directive is from the State Governor, Ayodele Fayose.He said herdsmen in the state will now have to pay the sum of five tho…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 11:05pm -
  • newDistribution Of Cleaner Lagos Initiative Thrash Bags Begins (Photos)
    The Lagos state government, in an effort to make the Cleaner Lagos Initiative achieve its main goal, have decided to give thrash bags to Lagosians.These are photos of Distribution of Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI) thrash bags free to residents of Amu…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 11:03pm -
  • newFulani Herdsmen Set Olu Falae's Farm On Fire. FFK Reacts
    SUSPECTED Fulani Herdsmen have stormed the farm of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, located at Ilado near Akure, the Ondo state capital, setting it on fire.Falae’s personal assistant, Captain Moshood Raji (rtd.…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 11:01pm -
  • newGhanaian Man Who Built Bicycle That Rides On Water Launches It On The Sea (Photos)
    A few months ago, had an encounter with a young Ghanaian inventor, Frank Darko, who had created a bicycle that could move on water.He revealed that his invention started in August last year and with a lot of effort and hard work, he manage…
    - 5 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 10:51pm -

Reuters AFRICA Top News

  • South Africa to name new Eskom head within hours -eNCA TV
    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African authorities are due to name a new executive chairman for troubled power utility Eskom within 24 hours, broadcaster eNCA television said on Saturday, adding that former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene was the fron…
    - 2 days ago 20 Jan 18, 11:39am -
  • Magufuli bans registration of foreign ships in Tanzania, orders probe
    DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday put a temporary ban on the registration of foreign ships in the country and ordered over 400 vessels to be investigated for allegations of involvement in criminal activity.
    - 2 days ago 20 Jan 18, 11:03am -

BBC Africa

Google News Africa

  • newHerdsmen killings, sign of FG's failure —PDP Reps caucus - The Punch
    The PunchHerdsmen killings, sign of FG's failure —PDP Reps caucusThe PunchThe Peoples Democratic Party caucus at the House of Representatives on Sunday condemned the incessant killings by herdsmen in the country, saying that it confirmed the failur…
    - 3 hours ago 22 Jan 18, 12:16am -
  • newPIGB'll reduce N200bn oil revenue losses – NEITI - The Punch
    The PunchPIGB'll reduce N200bn oil revenue losses – NEITIThe PunchThe Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative on Sunday welcomed the decision by both chambers of the National Assembly to pass the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill and…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 11:59pm -
  • newZanu-PF stronger than ever: Mpofu - Chronicle
    ChronicleZanu-PF stronger than ever: MpofuChronicleZANU-PF is stronger than ever following the clinical execution of Operation Restore Legacy and attempts by former member, Professor Jonathan Moyo and his G40 cabal to denigrate the party will not hav…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 11:12pm -
  • newKillings in Nigeria: JNI carpets CAN, Oyedepo, Suleman, Ortisejafor - Daily Post Nigeria
    Daily Post NigeriaKillings in Nigeria: JNI carpets CAN, Oyedepo, Suleman, OrtisejaforDaily Post NigeriaThe JNI, a coalition of Islamic organisations, is headed by the Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar. The coalition, in a statement by its secretary, Kh…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 11:00pm -

African football

  • newGuinea lose appeal over eligibility of Sudanese player at CHAN
    Following their dismissal of coach Kanfory Bangoura at the ongoing 2018 African Nations Championship, Guinea have now also lost an appeal lodged against the eligibility of a Sudanese player at the tournament.
    - 18 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 9:00am -
  • newWydad Casablanca appoint Benzarti as coach
    Moroccan giants Wydad Casablanca have announced their new coach in Faouzi Benzarti, who replaces Hussein Amotta.
    - 19 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 8:00am -
  • Congo seal 2018 CHAN progress
    Burkina Faso suffered a major blow to their chances of advancing to the knockout stages of the 2018 CAF African Nations Championship (Chan) after losing 2-0 to Congo at Stade Adrar on Saturday night.
    - 1 day ago 20 Jan 18, 11:15pm -
  • Usuthu end winless run with win over SuperSport
    AmaZulu returned to winning ways in the Absa Premiership with a 2-0 victory over SuperSport United at the King Zwelithini Stadium in Umlazi on Saturday evening.
    - 1 day ago 20 Jan 18, 10:15pm -
  • Polokwane City drop two points away to Pirates
    Despite taking an early lead, Polokwane City could only conjure a 1-1 draw against Orlando Pirates in the Absa Premiership on Saturday night at Orlando Stadium.
    - 1 day ago 20 Jan 18, 10:02pm -
  • Cameroon suffer second loss to Angola
    Cameroon have suffered a second loss at the 2018 CAF African Nations Champions after losing 1-0 to Angola at Stade Adra in Morocco on Saturday.
    - 1 day ago 20 Jan 18, 7:46pm -
  • Sundowns open four-point lead
    Mamelodi Sundowns opened up a four-point lead at the head of the Absa Premiership standings thanks to a 3-0 home win over Platinum Stars on Saturday evening.
    - 1 day ago 20 Jan 18, 7:01pm -
  • African Stars Watch – AS IT HAPPENED – 20 January 2018
    Thank you for joining us on for what was our LIVE African Stars Watch coverage of players in action on the European continent on Saturday, 20 January 2017.
    - 1 day ago 20 Jan 18, 5:55pm -
  • Free State Stars beaten in Bethlehem
    Free State Stars’ winning streak was ended at four matches after they suffered a 3-0 home defeat at the hands of Maritzburg United in Bethlehem on Saturday.
    - 1 day ago 20 Jan 18, 4:35pm -
  • Zambia battle Namibia for Group B honours
    The winners of Group B at the 2018 African Nations Championship will be decided in the match between Zambia and Namibia at Stade Mohamed V in Casablanca on Monday evening, kick-off at 21h00 CAT.
    - 2 days ago 20 Jan 18, 2:34pm -

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    • newReal defy crisis talk, Barca extend lead
      Real Madrid moved back into the top four of La Liga by thumping lowly Deportivo La Coruna 7-1 on Sunday, with Cristiano Ronaldo ending a miserable run of league form with a late double
      - 4 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 11:39pm -
    • newSaints's Pellegrino happier with draw
      Mauricio Pellegrino was the happier of the Premier League's two Argentine managers even though Sunday's 1-1 draw against Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham Hotspur left his team in the relegation places.
      - 6 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 9:07pm -
    • newGarcia cruises to season-opening win in Singapore
      Sergio Garcia produced a masterful display of bogey-free golf over 27 holes on Sunday to open his season with a five-shot victory at the weather-disrupted Singapore Open
      - 8 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 7:49pm -
    • newDowns maintain lead, Castro shines
      Mamelodi Sundowns reasserted their strong hold on top spot in the Absa Premiership following a weekend of action which also featured crucial wins for AmaZulu and Bidvest Wits.
      - 8 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 7:34pm -
    • newHot back nine lands Fleetwood fresh title
      England’s Tommy Fleetwood successfully defended his title at the $3 million Abu Dhabi Championship on Sunday, shooting a seven-under par 65 round to beat compatriot Ross Fisher by two shots.
      - 8 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 7:25pm -
    • newRafa survives test, Kyrgios ousted
      Rafael Nadal battled through a huge test to make his 10th Australian Open quarterfinal on Sunday as Grigor Dimitrov ousted Nick Kyrgios to join him and Caroline Wozniacki kicked into top gear.
      - 8 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 7:22pm -
    • newTitans cement position as log leaders
      The Titans – led by a superb innings from man of the match Farhaan Behardien – cemented their position at the top of the log when they beat the Dolphins.
      - 10 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 5:05pm -
    • newSpence wins in eight
      Errol Spence Jr retained his IBF welterweight belt with and eighth round stoppage win over Lamont Peterson at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn New York on Saturday night
      - 18 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 9:13am -
    • newTop juniors geared up for Junior Masters
      South African top ranked wheelchair tennis juniors have been hard at work gearing up to represent the country at the 2018 Cruyff Foundation Junior Masters in Tarbes, France on 25-28 January.
      - 19 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 8:32am -
    • newDaryl Impey wins Tour Down Under
      South Africa's Daryl Impey surprised even himself when he won the UCI season-opening Tour Down Under on the streets of Adelaide on Sunday.
      - 19 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 7:56am -

    VOA Africa

    • newTunisian Forces Kill Senior al-Qaida Member
      Tunisian special forces have killed a senior member of al-Qaida in Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) in a remote western area of the country, near the border with Algeria. Tunisian officials have identified the militant as Bilel Kobi, a senior aide to  Abu…
      - 2 hours ago 22 Jan 18, 1:16am -
    • new5 Dead, Dozens Injured as Congo Police Disperse Protests
      Police in Congo used tear gas and gunfire to disperse thousands of anti-government demonstrators across the nation on Sunday, leaving five people dead and injuring more than 33 who marched after church services calling for President Joseph Kabila to…
      - 13 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 2:06pm -
    • newTechnology Helps Save Endangered Species in Africa
      According to a global authority on endangered wildlife, nearly one-third of more than 85,000 animal species are in danger of extinction, among them, African zebras and rhinos. Scientists and volunteer activists are increasingly using technology not o…
      - 19 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 8:24am -
    • newNigeria Women Bobsledding Team to Make History as First Africa Team at Winter Olympics
      Bobsled and Nigeria are not two words typically used in the same sentence. But soon they will be heard together often. Bobsledders Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga will not be heading to February's Winter Olympic Games just to be a "feel…
      - 19 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 8:12am -
    • Al-Qaida Affiliate Leader's Top Aide Reportedly Killed in Tunisia
      Tunisian security forces have killed a top aide of Abu Musab Abdul Wadud, the leader of al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), an official source told Reuters on Saturday.Tunisia has been on high alert since 2015, when Islamic State gunmen killed…
      - 1 day ago 21 Jan 18, 3:03am -
    • Ethiopia Should Release All Political Detainees, UN Says
      The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights says it welcomes Ethiopia's decision this week to release 115 detainees, including several leading political figures. But it says the government should free all those imprisoned for holding o…
      - 1 day ago 20 Jan 18, 9:10pm -
    • Kidnapped Americans, Canadians Released in Nigeria
      Nigeria's Kaduna state police command says two Americans and two Canadians kidnapped by gunmen on Tuesday have been released.Police say the four were kidnapped along Kwoi-Jere road in the Kagarko local government area, Kaduna state.The gunmen a…
      - 1 day ago 20 Jan 18, 7:24pm -
    • US Group: Eradication of Painful Guinea Worm Disease in Sight
      A U.S.-based center says in a new report the eradication of the painful Guinea worm disease could be in sight.The Carter Center, leader of the campaign to eliminate the disease, says there were only 30 identified cases of Guinea worm disease in i…
      - 2 days ago 20 Jan 18, 3:10pm -
    • Former Diplomats Worry About US Standing Among 1.2 Billion Africans
      One week after President Donald Trump allegedly made derogatory comments about Africa and Haiti in a meeting over immigration policy with lawmakers, 78 former US ambassadors to 48 African countries have sent a letter to the president asking him to "r…
      - 2 days ago 20 Jan 18, 10:08am -
    • US Condemns Sudan’s Arbitrary Detention of Journalists
      The United States has condemned Sudan’s arbitrary detention of journalists after reporters from the French news agency (AFP) and Reuters were arrested covering a street protest Friday.The U.S. State Department said it was aware of the detentions…
      - 2 days ago 20 Jan 18, 9:55am -
    • Former Military Chief of Staff Enters Egypt’s Presidential Race
      Former Egyptian armed forces chief of staff General Sami Anan said Saturday he intended to run in the country’s presidential election in March.In a video declaration posted on Anan’s official Facebook page, he said he will run for president to…
      - 2 days ago 20 Jan 18, 3:36am -
    • Tanzania Halts Registration of Foreign Ships After Cargo Controversies
      The government of Tanzania has temporarily stopped registration of foreign ships following the recent seizure of five Tanzanian-flagged ships that were carrying illegal cargo.President John Magufuli on Friday also ordered authorities to investigat…
      - 2 days ago 19 Jan 18, 9:20pm -
    • At Least a Dozen Soldiers Killed in Eastern Congo
      At least a dozen soldiers were killed in Democratic Republic of Congo's volatile eastern borderlands where the army is battling Ugandan Islamist rebels, Congolese security and diplomatic sources said on Friday.The armies of Congo and Uganda launch…
      - 2 days ago 19 Jan 18, 7:52pm -
    • UN Warns of ‘Lost Generation’ In South Sudan's Grinding Conflict
      Seventy percent of South Sudan's children are out of school and the young country risks losing a generation that would make it harder to rebuild after conflict ended, a United Nations official said.South Sudan, which split off from its northern ne…
      - 2 days ago 19 Jan 18, 6:29pm -
    • EU Agency: Illegal Migration to Spain Likely to Rise Further in 2018
      Europe's border agency expects a further increase in arrivals of illegal migrants to Spain by sea this year after numbers more than doubled in 2017, with the flows boosted by the use of fast boats, its director said Friday.Some 22,900 people were…
      - 2 days ago 19 Jan 18, 5:54pm -
    • Africa 54
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      - 2 days ago 19 Jan 18, 5:30pm -
    • Cameroon's Opposition Eyes Single Candidate to Defeat Biya
      Cameroon’s elections aren’t expected until at least September but the political scene is already heating up. Supporters of longtime President Paul Biya are urging him to seek another term, while parts of the country’s notoriously fractured oppo…
      - 2 days ago 19 Jan 18, 5:13pm -
    • 32 Children Rescued from al-Shabab
      A U.S.-backed operation by Somali special forces has freed 32 children who were kidnapped by militant group al-Shabab.Somali Information Minister Abdirahman Omar Osman said Friday that Somali forces rescued the kids from a school in the Middle Sha…
      - 2 days ago 19 Jan 18, 4:56pm -
    • UN: Women and Children Fleeing Cameroon Face Poverty, Exploitation
      The U.N. refugee agency warns women and children fleeing English-speaking areas of Cameroon for Nigeria are facing a multitude of risks, including poverty and exploitation.UNHCR has registered more than 10,000 refugees since they began fleeing Eng…
      - 2 days ago 19 Jan 18, 4:21pm -
    • Clues Sought in Copter Crash That Killed Zimbabwean Leader
      A husband and wife who pushed for political change in Zimbabwe, an adventurous Texas investor and a pair of decorated pilots died in a fiery helicopter crash in a remote area of New Mexico.Investigators will comb through the charred wreckage in se…
      - 2 days ago 19 Jan 18, 4:06pm -

    The Economist Africa


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