Southern Africa: Domestic Worker Drops Assault Charges Against ANC MP
A case of assault levelled against Mduduzi Manana, ex-deputy minister of higher education, after his former domestic worker, Christine Wiro, laid charges against him has been… Read more »
Africa: Retired Ambassador Slated for Top U.S. State Department Post
A career diplomat who was U.S. ambassador to Guinea and Ethiopia under Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush has been chosen for the top Africa policy post in the State… Read more »
Africa: Saving Lives, One Birth at a Time
Today, on the International Day of the Midwife, we not only commit to celebrating midwives as they lead the way with quality care, but to giving them a platform to inform global… Read more »
Africa: Excuse Me Kanye West, Slavery Was a Choice For Who, How?
Kanye West, who has made extensive headlines recently with his support of President Donald Trump, sparked some serious backlash, and we thought it couldn't get much worse. Then he… Read more »
South Africa: South Africa's #MeToo Moment - Film-Maker Khalo Matabane Named
The #MeToo movement has inspired and encouraged women to come forward and call out influential people for sexual assault. The most high-profile case was from Hollywood, with film… Read more »
Ethiopia: Local Soccer League Put on Hold After Referee's Assault
Ethiopia soccer officials have put on hold all domestic games after a referee was attacked by players in a game between military team Defence and Welwalo Adigrat University, BBC… Read more »
Kenya: What Will Kenyatta Deliver for His 5th State of the Nation?
President Uhuru Kenyatta will be delivering his first State of the Nation Address after his re-election in the highly contested and controversial 2017 general election that ended… Read more »
Africa: U.S. to Punish Those Who Vote Against It?
Burundi, South Africa and Zimbabwe look set to be punished - or at least sent to the naughty corner - by the United States if the Trump administration acts on threats to penalise… Read more »
Nigeria: Ahead of White House Meeting, Abuja Touts Newly Agreed GE-Led Rail Project
A few hours before Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's White House meeting April 30 with President Trump, the Presidency in Abuja announced agreement to build a new rail network,… Read more »
Nigeria: Immunization: A National Health Emergency
As we mark Africa Vaccination Week and World Immunization Week, the World Health Organization, the Gates Foundation, the Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunization (GAVI) and… Read more »
South Africa: We Are Loving Cassper Nyovest's Touch to the World Cup Song
The popular hip-hop rapper has collaborated with U.S. singer Jason Derulo for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Coca-Cola anthem – and we are here for it. Read more »
Africa: New IAAF Rules Set to Limit Caster Semenya's Career
Caster Semenya will be handed what is likely a career-limiting ultimatum by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) tomorrow - take daily medication to… Read more »
Africa: We are Ready to Beat Malaria, Are You?
Today the world commemorates World Malaria Day. Although Malaria is a life-threatening disease the good news is that it is curable and can be prevented. You can be infected with… Read more »
Africa: When Malaria is Just Part of Growing Up
Growing up in West or Central Africa, malaria is the most common illness you suffer from. I would say, where I lived in Buea at the foot of Mount Cameroon, that nearly… Read more »
Africa: African Migrants to the U.S. Are the Cream of the Crop
The growing number African immigrants who settle in the United States are more highly educated than those who go to Europe, according to a new survey by a major American research… Read more »
Africa: Zambian Malaria Expert Honoured on World's Greatest Leaders List
An African scientist on the cutting edge of research into drugs which have the potential to both protect and cure people from malaria in a single dose has been named as one of… Read more »
South Africa: Racist Post Lands Actor in Trouble
South African actor Rajesh Gopie landed himself in hot water after a racial post calling soccer supporters who caused a chaos at the Moses Mabhida stadium in KwaZulu-Natal… Read more »
Africa: 'You're Miserable. You're Beyond Miserable.' - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Having Malaria
For millions of Africans, malaria is a debilitating disease which repeatedly disrupts their lives and their productivity, leaving them "miserable, beyond miserable" every time it… Read more »
South Africa: What You're Saying About Former President Zuma's Young Fiance...
With everything that was on former President Jacob Zuma's to-do list in 2017, from reshuffling Cabinet ministers to traveling the world, he still found the time to start a… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Coup Joke - Was It Too Soon For Mugabe?
In a video that has been doing the rounds on social media, former president Robert Mugabe appears to be half asleep during his nephew's joke. Read more »
Africa: African Writers Whose Work You Should Be Reading
How are you celebrating World Book Day? Read more »
Kenya: Brave Cop Directs Traffic 'Knee-Deep' in Floodwater
Pictures of a policeman standing on the edge of a submerged bridge helping traffic to flow again at Sultan Hamud have sparked a fountain of praise. Read more »
Nigeria: Miracle Wins Big Brother Naija
Miracle Ikechukwu Igbokwe has emerged the winner of Big Brother Naija show after garnering the most votes. Read more »
South Africa: Trevor Noah, Mnangagwa Named in TIME 100 Most Influential List
Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa and South African comedian Trevor Noah have been featured on TIME magazine's 100 Most Influential People. Read more »
South Africa: Former President Zuma a New Father at 76
A 24-year-old woman apparently engaged to former president Jacob Zuma delivered a baby boy at the Busamed Hillcrest Private Hospital on the same day he turned 76, The Sowetan… Read more »
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