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Quitting Al Ahly coach Hossam El Badry 'did the right thing'
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 20:24

Al Ahly board member Khaled Mortagy says that coach Hossam El Badry 'did the right thing' in quitting after a shock loss to KCCA in the Champions Leag...

Mixed like Meghan Markle: 'Don't put me in a box'
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 18:27

Three people of mixed identity explain how they define themselves and how hard it is to fit into a specific ethnic grouping. BBC News - Africa

Kenya:President Signs Computer and Cybercrimes Bill Into Law
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 16:27

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has assented to the Cybercrimes Bill, which criminalizes abuse of persons on social media. AllAfrica N...

Ghanaian shoe seller vows to bring Yahya Jammeh to justice
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 14:19

A Ghanaian seeks justice for his friends who were killed in The Gambia during Yahya Jammeh's rule. BBC News - Africa

Sanctions see Ajax Cape Town relegated after end of season
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 12:23

Ajax Cape Town are relegated from South Africa's Premier League after forfeiting three matches for fielding an ineligible player. BBC News - Africa

Congo-Kinshasa:Firms Invest in Technology to Track DRC Minerals
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 10:24

[East African] Companies have started using blockchain technology to track the supply chain minerals to ensure those from conflit-hit Democratic Repub...

Nigeria:After 6 Months Delay, Senate to Present Budget Report
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 08:32

[Daily Trust] Six months after President Muhammadu Buhari presented the 2018 budget, the Senate has today listed the presentation of the report of the...

'It's not just a shoe, it's a piece of royalty'
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 06:27

The banker-turned-shoemaker who wants to showcase the best of Africa in his brand. BBC News - Africa

Mnangagwa is 'new face of the old order', says Chamisa
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 04:25

A Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa says President Mnangagwa is not delivering change. BBC News - Africa

My stolen childhood - investigating Ghana's practice of 'trokosi'
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 02:23

Brigitte was forced to live and work with priests in a shrine to “atone” for her uncle's sins. BBC News - Africa

MALI/BURKINA FASO : Faso Stan Bharti tightens grip on African Gold Group
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 00:19

Africa Mining Intelligence

Africa:Africa's Free Trade Agreement Hinges On Commitment and Implementation
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 22:21

[Africa Renewal] Forty-four African countries recently signed a framework protocol for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), inching the c...

Africa:Augmented Reality App Simulates Experience of War Through Child's Eyes
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 16:21

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Around 65 million people are fleeing conflict in countries like Syria and Yemen today - 75 percent of whom live ...

Zimbabwe:Govt Ups Civil Service Pay By 15%, But Unions Want More
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 14:24

[New Zimbabwe] THE government has increased its civil service pay hike offer to 15 percent in a bid to avert a strike by restive teachers. AllAfrica ...

Sam Nzima: The man behind the iconic photo of the fight against apartheid
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 12:43

Sam Nzima dashed to the scene of a shooting in 1976 just in time to see a child falling to the ground. BBC News - Africa

Africa:Countries Must Compete for Migrant Workers to Boost Their Economies
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 08:35

[The Conversation Africa] Politicians and the media expend inordinate amounts of energy debating migration, often using nativist, populist and xenopho...

DR Congo: Why tourists go to Virunga National Park
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 06:22

Africa's oldest park has been forced to suspend tourism following following the killing of a ranger and the abduction of tourists. BBC News - Africa

Uganda:Local Firms Could Lose Out On Railway Opportunities
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 02:26

[Monitor] Kampala -Local manufacturers risk exclusion from supplying raw materials for the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project if their products fail...

Tanzania:Gold Mining Firms Up in Arms Over Tanzania's Legal Changes
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 00:21

[East African] Gold miners Acacia Mining Plc and AngloGold Ashanti want fresh talks with the Tanzania government on the amended mining laws and regula...

Nigeria:How Top Oil Industry Officials Ruined Nigeria's Refineries
  • Mon, 14 May 2018 22:31

[This Day] Oil industry sources over the weekend made startling disclosures of how top industry officials ruined Nigeria's four refineries by divertin...

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