Africa news

  • How India hammered Pakistan for raising Kashmir issue at UNSC: 10 Points 17 Aug 2019 11:06 Image Source : Representational Image You were right, Mr. Foreign Minister (Pakistan's Shah Mehmood Qureshi). United Nations Security Council was not waiting for you with garlands, instead, you were shown the mirror. You surely should not live in a …
  • R40 billion to be spent on South African road upgrades over the next 3 years 17 Aug 2019 11:05 Major road construction tenders exceeding R40 billion will be issued to the construction sector by South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) in the next two to three years. “We expect a surge in road construction projects over the medium-term …
  • Jeffrey Schlupp: Hodgson issues update on Crystal Palace star 17 Aug 2019 10:59 The Ghana international has been passed fit for Sunday's league outing after recovering from his injury layoff Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson has confirmed Jeffrey Schlupp's return from injury ahead of their visit to Sheffield United on Sunday. …
  • Chamisa Salutes Peaceful Protestors 17 Aug 2019 10:57 By A Correspondent- Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has wished a speedy recovery to protestors clobbered by police details in Harare Friday saying their bravery and courage was not in vain. Below is Chamisa’s message: “All said and done, I acknowledge you …
  • Landwey acquires 25% stake in Vistafront 17 Aug 2019 10:53   Sat Aug 17th, 2019 - Lagos   Landwey, one of Nigeria’s most respected real estate companies with development projects in the commercial, retail and residential property segments has just acquired a 25% stake in Vistafront, a tech platform for funding …
  • ‘E-commerce is a work in progress in Africa’ 17 Aug 2019 10:53   Sat Aug 17th, 2019 - Lagos   E-commerce is booming with the development of new business models. With large number of enterprises carrying out E-commerce, logistics driven under the background has been largely influenced. Thus, The boom of e-commerce has …
  • What will you do with 10m Naira 17 Aug 2019 10:51 Do you have an idea or business that solves a problem unique to our society that the world needs to know about? What will you do if you were given funding of 10 million Naira for your business? Sterling Bank’s “The Pitch Nigeria” in partnership with …
  • Chepkoech opts out of African Games steeplechase 17 Aug 2019 10:50 By AYUMBA AYODI More by this Author Steeplechasers, World record holder Beatrice Chepkoech and former World champion Hyvin Kiyeng, will not participate at the African Games in Morocco. The Games taking part in Rabat and Casablanca started on Friday but …
  • EDITORIAL: Stem societal factors fanning the spread of Ebola 17 Aug 2019 10:43 By The EastAfrican More by this Author The announcement this week that scientists had made a possible breakthrough in the search for a cure for the deadly Ebola virus and the challenges that the same scientists have faced in the efforts to get the …
  • OBBO: Secretariat? The EAC can be run with a mobile app 17 Aug 2019 10:43 By CHARLES ONYANGO-OBBO More by this Author Last week, The EastAfrican told us that the perennially lousy finances of the East African Community Secretariat are even messier this time around. Some EAC staff in Arusha have deserted their work stations “as a …
  • Burundi signs deal to fight human trafficking 17 Aug 2019 10:43 By KENNEDY SENELWA More by this Author Burundi has signed a $3 million deal with the International Organisation for Migration to fight human trafficking in the next three years. The Burundi Counter-Trafficking 2019-2022 project targets trafficking in …
  • Bangladesh appoints Russell Domingo as head coach 17 Aug 2019 10:42 Dhaka: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Saturday appointed South African Russell Domingo as national team head coach for a two-year term. Domingo had played junior cricket for Eastern Province before moving into coaching at an early age. He became South …
  • Will continue to experiment as we look to build a legacy: Shastri 17 Aug 2019 10:39 St. Johns (Antigua), Aug 17 (IANS) Ravi Shastri, who has been re-appointed as the head coach of Team India for a second consecutive term, has insisted that his endeavour would be to help the Men in Blue build a legacy which can be emulated by other teams …
  • Nigerians react on Twitter over alleged arrest of Obinwanne Okeke by FBI 17 Aug 2019 10:36 Nigerians have been reacting to the alleged arrest of Nigerian entrepreneur, Obinwanne Okeke by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation. Screenshots of the affidavit reportedly sworn to an FBI Special agent, Marshall Ward, revealed that Okeke, who is …
  • South Africa: Traffic Information Employees Unpaid for Eight Months 17 Aug 2019 10:34 Department of Transport’s Road Traffic Management Corporation in legal wrangle with private company Tasima over insourcing employees About 66 former employees of Tasima (Pty) Ltd – a company contracted by the Department of Transport’s Road Traffic …
  • FBI Arrests Forbes-Rated Nigerian Billionaire, Obinwanne Okeke 17 Aug 2019 10:34 Obinwanne OkekeFBI has reportedly arrested a Forbes-rated young Nigerian billionaire and CEO of Invictus Group, Obinwanne Okeke over a $12 billion (N4.3bn) fraud. According to reports, Okeke was arrested last week on the last day of his trip to the United …
  • Sudan: Dr. Al-Amin – Peace Is Top Pivotal Issue in Sudan 17 Aug 2019 10:34 Abdalla Hamdok when he served as deputy executive secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa. Khartoum — Deputy Chairman of the National Umma Party and leading figure in the Forces of the Declaration of Freedom and Change, Dr. Ibrahim Al-Amin, …
  • Morocco and the US: We Are More Alike Than Different 17 Aug 2019 10:32 By Yassine Et-Taheri Rabat – My name, skin color, and position do not matter. My beliefs, manners, and purpose do. “I am not who I think I am. I am not who you think I am. I am who I think you think I am,” said American sociologist Charles Horton Cooley.  …
  • Bangladesh appoint Domingo as head coach 17 Aug 2019 10:30 Last Updated: 17/08/19 11:26am Bangladesh have appointed Russell Domingo as their new head coach on a two-year contract. The 44-year-old South African replaces Steve Rhodes, who left after the Tigers finished eighth in this year's World Cup. …
  • Sudan military and civilians sign deal to end deadly turmoil 17 Aug 2019 10:28 By BBC More by this Author Sudan's ruling military council and opposition leaders have signed a power-sharing accord after all-night talks. It is a "historic moment" for the country, the deputy head of Sudan's ruling military council, …
  • TJ Perenara wearing 'Ihumātao' wristband for All Blacks test against Wallabies 17 Aug 2019 10:27 The All Blacks might be sending the Wallabies a message with a dominant display at Eden Park on Saturday night, but halfback TJ Perenara has a message of his own. Perenara is sporting a wristband with the inscription 'Ihumātao' - an show of …
  • All Blacks v Wallabies player ratings: Who stood up and who flagged in Bledisloe Cup decider 17 Aug 2019 10:27 OPINION: The All Blacks ensured the Bledisloe Cup isn't going anywhere for at least another year after flogging the Wallabies 36-0 at Eden Park. Who stood up and who didn't take their chance ahead of Steve Hansen naming his squad for the World Cup …
  • How a woman can move up the corporate ladder 17 Aug 2019 10:27 Thirty-one percent of South African companies don't have any female representation in senior leadership roles and a woman who wants to move up the corporate ladder should have a proactive approach and attitude as well as a confidence and understanding …
  • Studebaker fans gather in the Quad Cities 17 Aug 2019 10:22 Dedicated fans of a car that ceased production more than 50 years ago are revving their engines in the Quad Cities this weekend. Duane Miller of Eldridge, president of the Midwestern chapter of the Studebaker Drivers Club, says his love affair with the …
  • Former South Africa coach Russell Domingo appointed Bangladesh head coach 17 Aug 2019 10:19 "We have decided to pick Russell as he will be available. There were other candidates but we wanted someone who could be available for us and certainly he has got the experience," said President Nazmul Hasan. Former South Africa coach Russell …