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Busting Africa's immunisation myths
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 06:19

The BBC look at some immunisation myths which are still prevalent across Africa. BBC News - Africa

Zimbabwe:Controversial Big Miner Under Fire
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 02:30

[Zimbabwe Independent] Kazakhstan-based mining company, Eurasian Resources Group (ERG, formerly ENRC) which helped former First Lady Grace Mugabe's so...

Somalia:Somalia to Host Conference On Illegal Charcoal Trade
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:20

[Shabelle] Somalia will next month host a two-day international conference aimed at stopping the illegal charcoal trade in the Horn of Africa nation, ...

East Africa:Fresh Spat Leaves Trading in EA Hanging in the Balance
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 22:22

[Citizen] Nairobi -The Tanzanian government has rejected Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) backing of locally made goods in a fresh trade spat that has se...

Malawi:Traders Frustrated With April 27 Demos - 'Economic Loss for Malawi'
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 17:24

[Nyasa Times] Some businesspeople in Malawi have expressed dismay with the April 27 nationwide demonstrations, saying the closure of shops during the ...

Ethiopia:Ethiopia, the Netherlands Strengthening Political, Socio-Economic Cooperation
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 14:23

[Ethiopian Herald] - Ethiopia and the Netherlands are consolidating their social, political and economic cooperations hand in hand, according to Ambas...

South Africa:Lessons About History By Twitter - Two South Africans Go Head-to-Head On Slavery
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 10:21

[The Conversation Africa] A recent exchange on Twitter between South African TV personality Sizwe Dhlomo and Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, is wort...

Eritrea:Nice - Expanding Its Activities
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 06:32

[Shabait] Asmara -The National Insurance Corporation of Eritrea reported that it's working to ensure the safety of lives and property, expanding and d...

IAAF testosterone ruling 'a painful reminder' of apartheid-era South Africa, says ANC
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 04:36

Rules which could force some female runners with high testosterone levels to race against men or take medication are "blatantly racist", says the ANC....

Nestlé withdraws 'degrading' wife-hunt ad campaign in Morocco
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 02:22

The food giant "regrets" an ad campaign in Morocco that saw women compete to win a man by cooking. BBC News - Africa

Rwanda:New Science, Technology Policy to Spur Investments
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 00:31

[New Times] Discussions on the development of a regional science, technology and innovation policy for East African Community (EAC) kicked off in Kiga...

Africa:AU Lauds Kenya's Regional Trade, Peace Efforts in Africa
  • Sat, 28 Apr 2018 18:21

[Focac] Nairobi -Visiting African Union Commission chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat on Thursday lauded President Uhuru Kenyatta's support for the continen...

Africa:Renowned Humanitarian Mrs Graça Machel Awarded World Prize for Integrated Development
  • Sat, 28 Apr 2018 12:36

[Graça Machel Trust] The 2018 World Prize for Integrated Development is awarded to Mrs Graça Machel for her significant social justice achievements ...

Africa:14th CAADP Partnership Platform
  • Sat, 28 Apr 2018 08:26

[Nepad Secretariat] Libreville, Gabon -- April 25, 2018 - Every day that passes, we are learning and getting more convinced on the inevitability of en...

Zimbabwe:Trade Fair Shows Signs of Recovery
  • Sat, 28 Apr 2018 06:27

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) - considered a barometer of the health of the economy - is showing signs of recove...

South Africa:The Minimum Wage Will Never Be Enough for My Home - Cape Farm Worker
  • Sat, 28 Apr 2018 04:24

[News24Wire] Since she entered the work world at the age of 16, Western Cape farm worker Corina Kana has struggled to make her meagre rands stretch as...

Nigeria:5-Point Plan to Make Buhari's Council On Food Security a Success
  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 20:39

[The Conversation Africa] Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has established a National Food Security Council to address challenges in the country's...

Will Ethiopians take to Pizza Hut?
  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 18:30

The American food chain Pizza Hut is taking a slice of Ethiopia's fast-growing economy. BBC News - Africa

Africa:World Cocoa Conference - Low Prices Still Hurt African Farmers
  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 16:42

[Deutsche Welle] For the consumer it's sweet, for the farmer more bitter - the global price of cocoa fell in the last year and many producers are feel...

South Africa:Villagers Demand the Right to Say No to Mining in Their Community
  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 10:41

[HRW] This week, the Pretoria High Court has presided over a case brought by the Xolobeni community against the government that could have far reachin...

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