U.S. Envoys Assume Key Africa Posts – But Not South Africa
Career U.S. ambassadors are taking up key diplomatic assignments across Africa following confirmation by the Senate earlier this month. These include envoys to Nigeria, Egypt,… Read more »
Debt Relief Law a Cause for Concern for South Africa's Banks?
President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the National Credit Amendment Bill into law. The law, also referred to as the "Debt Relief Law", will afford low-income workers and… Read more »
Not Waiting for Handouts: Five Stories of Resilience From One of The World's Largest Refugee Camps
Today there are more than 70 million people around the world who have been forced from their homes. As crises get more prolonged, the only home that entire generations know,… Read more »
Levis and Wrangler Vow to Protect Women Making Jeans From Sexual Abuse
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Three major U.S. brands vowed to crack down on abuse in Lesotho factories making their jeans on Thursday after an investigation found women were forced into sex to keep their jobs. Read more »
Govt Not Fiscally Transparent, Says U.S.
The U.S. has classified the Nigerian government among those that are not fiscally transparent. Read more »
Opposition Names Five People as Members of Sovereign Council
Sudan’s opposition coalition has named five people as civilian members of the country’s Sovereign Council, Reuters reports. Read more »
Ebola's Spread to New Area Shows Flawed Response - Aid Workers
Ebola's spread to a new part of Democratic Republic of Congo is a disturbing sign that health workers are failing to keep track of high-risk people on the move, aid agencies said… Read more »
Fuel Tanker Explosion - Death Toll Rises to 23
Twenty three people were Monday confirmed dead in Kyambura Trading Centre, Rubirizi District, following an explosion of a fuel tanker on Sunday. Read more »
Crocodiles Found Dead On Banks of Kunene River
The ministry of environment has launched a fact-finding mission in collaboration with its Angolan counterpart into the mysterious deaths of at least five crocodiles from the Kunene… Read more »
Bashir Gets His Day in Court
Thirty years after he swept into power in a military coup that ousted the democratically elected government of Prime Minister Sadiq al-Mahdi, Omar al-Bashir has appeared in court… Read more »
Mutharika Has No Sworn Statement to Be Witness in Poll Case - Judiciary
President Peter Mutharika is not among the people who will take in the witness box in the ongoing presidential election case because he has not sworn any statement, Judiciary… Read more »
10 Die in Fuel Truck Explosion
A fuel tanker that Sunday evening burst into flames in Kyambura trading centre, Rubirizi District, in western Uganda, has left at least 10 people dead and dozens unaccounted for. Read more »
Graft Claims Rock Seventh Day Adventist Church
Lately, the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church has been marred by controversy in what some commentators have attributed to tribalism and corruption. Read more »
Athletics Icon Robert Gwaro Ouko Dies
Robert Gwaro Ouko, a member of 4x400 metres relay team that won gold for Kenya at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, has passed on aged 70. Read more »
Mpumalanga Has World's Second-Biggest Sulphur Dioxide Emission Hotspot - Study
In the latest study to illustrate alarmingly high levels of air pollution caused by humans, the area around Kriel in Mpumalanga is now the world's second biggest sulphur dioxide… Read more »
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