Africa news

  • News24.com | Ramaphosa disobeyed court order, charges Jiba's counsel 19 Sep 2019 19:01 President Cyril Ramaphosa disobeyed a court order when he appointed a commission of inquiry into sacked deputy national director of public prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba, her legal counsel charged in the Western Cape High Court in Cape Town on Thursday. …
  • ECOWAS MEETS WITH NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY OFFICIALS TO ADDRESS REGIONAL EDUCATION ISSUES 19 Sep 2019 19:00 ECOWAS representatives and education officials in Nigeria recently met to discuss furthering education for the people of the West Africa region. Representatives of the Department of Education, Science and Culture of the Commission of the Economic Community …
  • Uninfected patients key to improving Ebola response 19 Sep 2019 19:00 Center for Transportation and Logistics Research on the logistics of responding to Ebola outbreaks has revealed that an often-overlooked, but critical, factor in resource deployment to treat victims of the disease is how many of the people in treatment …
  • SECOND ALL AFRICA POST HARVEST CONGRESS: FOOD PRODUCTION LOSSES EXACERBATING HUNGER IN AFRICA 19 Sep 2019 19:00 African Union's Professor Victor Harrison says tackling food loss "is critical" to the African continent. Africa’s total quantitative food loss has been estimated to be over 100 million MT/year. For grains alone, the value of postharvest …
  • Markram, Mulder toy with Indian attack 19 Sep 2019 18:59 Aiden Markram (161, 253b, 20x4, 2x6) and Wiaan Mulder (131 n.o., 230b, 17x4, 1x6) got into the groove ahead of the Test series, with authoritative knocks on the penultimate day of the second ‘Test’ between India-A and South Africa-A here on Thursday. The …
  • India not unbeatable, says South African T20 debutant Temba Bavuma 19 Sep 2019 18:59 Taking responsibility surely comes easily for a not-so-young T20 debutant Temba Bavuma. Minutes after South Africa’s seven-wicket defeat in the second T20I match here, the 29-year-old minced no words in owning responsibility for the team’s sub-par total on …
  • Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Travel to Rome for Friend's Wedding - E! NEWS 19 Sep 2019 18:58 Peter Nicholls/PA Wire Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are taking a short weekend trip for a very special occasion just days before their first Royal tour with their son. The two recently jetted off to Rome to attend the wedding of the Duchess of Sussex …
  • Obedient Proxy? Iranian-Huthi Ties In Focus After Saudi Oil Facility Attacks 19 Sep 2019 18:56 A series of attacks on Saudi oil facilities has escalated tensions in the region and put Iran’s ties with Yemen’s Huthi rebels in the spotlight. The Huthis claimed responsibility for the September 14 attacks on two major oil facilities run by state oil …
  • We can all do our bit to tackle the climate crisis 19 Sep 2019 18:53 Greta Thunberg, the young Swedish climate activist, has tapped into a global passion for change from the outdated, exploitative system to a holistic and responsible one (Thunberg tells US Congress: ‘I want you to take real action on climate’, 19 September …
  • Montego Bay Ranks 8th on List of Caribbean’s Top Conference Sites for 2019 19 Sep 2019 18:53 According to a ranking by Cvent, an events, meetings, and hospitality technology provider, Montego Bay in Jamaica ranks eighth in a list of the Top 10 places to hold conferences in the Caribbean region in 2019. The other top sites in the Caribbean and …
  • Peace Building: Federal University Wukari Signs MoU With IPCR 19 Sep 2019 18:52 The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Federal University, Wukari, (FUW) Taraba State in order to explore the possibilities of peacebuilding. The MoU provides the framework for the …
  • Gbajabiamila seeks Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s support for agriculture, health 19 Sep 2019 18:52 The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has asked the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to intensify its intervention programmes in areas of health care delivery services and agriculture. The Speaker, while receiving members …
  • 'I've got one!' Hunting neon scorpions in the... 19 Sep 2019 18:50 LOST DUTCHMAN STATE PARK, Arizona:  As the setting sun left a yellow tinge on dirt-colored cactuses as far as the eye could see, park ranger Anna Roberts gave us a lesson on what we were about to hunt. "Scorpions know they will not kill us because we …
  • Ghana star Asamoah Gyan joins ISL side NorthEast United 19 Sep 2019 18:49 Asamoah Gyan represented Ghana at the 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups. With six goals, he is the top African goal scorer in the history of the World Cup. (File Photo) Star Ghana World Cupper and most capped player Asamoah Gyan has joined Indian Super …
  • Greyhounds ranked 10th in Street & Smith's NJCAA preseason poll 19 Sep 2019 18:46 Despite losing all but one of last season's player roster on its NJCAA men's national championship tournament qualifying team as well as both of its assistant men's basketball coaches, the Moberly Area Community College Greyhounds are thought …
  • SA’s Data-Only Network Rain Launches First Commercial 5G Network In Africa 19 Sep 2019 18:45 [Image Source: Rain.co.za] Rain a South African mobile network operator is the first African telecoms operator to launch a 5G network with their 5G wireless home broadband service. Rain’s offering right now consists of a single uncapped package for R1000…
  • Techzim Turns 10 This Month, It All Started With Mobile Internet 19 Sep 2019 18:45 So I for one don’t see why there is such a fuss. What’s the difference between being 9 years old and being 10 or more importantly between 10 and 11? Human beings however, have a fascination with round numbers so yay 10! All of us here at Techzim are really …
  • Spotlight on Cakebread Cellars, Napa Valley 19 Sep 2019 18:43 Exterior shot Cakebread Cellars Cakebread CellarsWhen most people think of the Napa Valley today, they may think of a wine-oriented “Tomorrowland” of sorts, filled with high-tech wineries that took millions of dollars to build. Cakebread Cellars is humble …
  • 10 potential World Cup breakout stars 19 Sep 2019 18:40 At every World Cup, players from nations across the tournament take things by the scruff of the neck and make people notice. Every four years, individuals from Tier 1 and Tier 2 countries use the World Cup as a platform to truly announce themselves on the …
  • Start of a new era as Japan host Rugby World Cup 19 Sep 2019 18:38 Organisers are hoping Friday's opening match between the hosts and Russia at Tokyo Stadium will set a Japanese viewing record for a single sporting event The leaders of the game have lined up all week proclaiming the ninth Rugby World Cup as " …
  • Sports Supplements Market Shaping from Growth to Value | Clif Bar, Glanbia Nutritionals, GlaxoSmithKline, Herbalife, GNC 19 Sep 2019 18:37 Sep 19, 2019 (HTF Market Intelligence via COMTEX) -- The Global Sports Supplements Market has witnessed continuous growth in the past few years and is projected to grow even further during the forecast period (2019-2025). The assessment provides a 360& …
  • S Africa suffering surge in sexist violence 19 Sep 2019 18:31 Broken, cream-colored tiles form a mosaic of a woman’s face in the entrance hall of a South African shelter for abused women. Branches extending from her head are painted across the wall, decorated with colorful leaves. “The face represents the broken …
  • Fans rushing to make sure they're ready to watch Rugby World Cup 19 Sep 2019 18:30 Spark’s streaming chops and its year of planning are on the line from tonight, as the Rugby World Cup finally gets underway. Months of preparation will be on show, and rugby fans have been rushing to make sure they’re ready. Retailer Noel Leeming said …
  • Relaxed All Blacks giving teammates media conference neck rubs, joke about how close they are 19 Sep 2019 18:29 Ryan Crotty took the middle chair at the interview table and grimaced for no particular reason. His frown turned upside down when Richie Mo'unga put his right hand on Crotty's neck and started massaging it. In front of about 50 media at New Zealand …
  • Caf Champions League: Gor Mahia will prove doubters wrong against USM Alger 19 Sep 2019 18:25 The administrator is hopeful the KPL champions have what it takes to eliminate the Algerian side from Africa's elite club competition Gor Mahia team manager Jolawi Abondo is confident the team will overturn their 4-1 loss suffered against USM Alger in …