fluid image
Other

Algérie : Abdelmadjid Tebboune insatisfait du rendement des ministres

« Certains ministres ont échoué. Pourtant tous sont titulaires de trois ou quatre diplômes universitaires, mais ils manquaient dexpérience []. Nous avons désigné des ministres qui faisaient de la thé… [+893 chars]

fluid image
Money

David Obua's South African Legacy

The Ugandan footballer paved the way for his countrymen when his skills on the pitch got Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates vying to sign him in the mid-2000s. David Obua's legacy in South Africa goe… [+7101 chars]

fluid image
Other

Darfur Displacement Soars As Peace Deal Falters

Khartoum — A recent wave of mass killings in Sudan's western Darfur region has underscored the limitations of a peace deal supposed to address the violence, while raising fears of a wider escalation … [+12027 chars]

fluid image
Other

Twin Tooth - Gap Year

A Physical Break For an Emotional Evolution Twin Tooth comes from nowhere and hits me with spoken word and electronica that gives me chills. I've always loved spoken word, especially accompanied sp… [+417 chars]

fluid image
Other

Afrique de l'Ouest: UFOA-B U20 - Le Bénin s'impose et arrache la place de leader à la Côte d'Ivoire

Les Écureuils Juniors du Bénin se sont imposés face aux Éléphanteaux Juniors de la Côte-d'Ivoire (1-0, 34è) en match de la troisième journée du groupe A. Grâce au succès de Bachirou Assolohan, le Bén… [+1192 chars]

fluid image
Other

Algérie: Hydrocarbures - L'Algérie veut consolider son rôle de "fournisseur fiable"

Alger — Le ministre de l'Energie et des Mines, Mohamed Arkab, a affirmé vendredi à Sorrente (Italie) où il a pris part au Forum international "Vers le Sud : La stratégie européenne pour une nouvelle … [+2946 chars]

fluid image
Other

Algérie: Décès du cheikh Khalifa ben Zayed - Un deuil national de deux jours décrété

Alger — Le Président de la République, M. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, a décrété un deuil national et la mise en berne de l'emblème national, vendredi et samedi, suite au décès du Président des Emirats Arab… [+521 chars]

fluid image
Other

Congo-Kinshasa: Les autorités en plein préparatifs pour la venue du Pape François en juillet

Le Pape François est attendu en République démocratique du Congo et au Soudan du Sud du 2 au 7 juillet. Pour l'étape de la RDC, il se rendra à Kinshasa, la capitale et à Goma, dans la province du Nor… [+1560 chars]

fluid image
Other

African digital payments company Interswitch raises $110M. Interswitch competitors are Chipper Cash, Flutterwave, Mono, Ogaranya, Opay, and Pngme.

The funding will help Interswitch enhance its digital payment services. Here are the top-line bullets you need to know. Interswitch, an African fintech company, has raised $110M in private equity fu… [+1174 chars]

fluid image
Other

AfriCom in Somaliland

AfriCom Commander General Stephen Townsend has still not succeeded in stationing his troops on the African continent. They continue to be headquartered in Germany. He therefore discreetly showed up … [+249 chars]

fluid image
Other

Nigeria: Air Force Celebrates 58th Anniversary, Says Bombing Campaigns Have Degraded Terrorists

Abuja — As Nigerian Air Force marks its 58th anniversary, it said bombing campaigns embarked upon had degraded terrorist groups, Boko Haram, ISWAP and armed bandits in many parts of the country. It … [+1560 chars]

fluid image
Other

U.S. Officials Visit Somaliland for Talks With Regional Leader Muse Bihi

U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, along with The Honorable Larry E. André, Jr., U.S. Ambassador to Somalia, met with Muse Bihi Abdi, President of Somaliland, in Hargeis… [+627 chars]

fluid image
Other

Ten Nigerian cabinet ministers resign to run in 2023 polls

Ten Nigerian cabinet ministers, including the junior petroleum minister, have resigned to run in next years election, the information minister Lai Mohammed has said. On Thursday, the government aske… [+1120 chars]

fluid image
Other

DBN Supports Solar Energy

THE Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) has signed an agreement to provide N$193 million to finance a new solar power-generation plant near Kahn substation in the Namib Desert. This plant, owned by An… [+2517 chars]

fluid image
Other

Second Phase of Airport Road Project Starts

WORK on the second phase of a project to upgrade the road between Windhoek and Hosea Kutako International Airport (HKIA) has started. The second phase of the project is financed through a grant of m… [+1676 chars]

fluid image
Other

Namibia: Police Open Rioting Case Against Amushelelo

Namibian Police commissioner Ismael Basson said a case of riotous assemblies has been opened against Namibian Economic Freedom Fighters (NEFF) economic commissar Michael Amushelelo. Basson said the … [+394 chars]

fluid image
Other

Amushelelo Hands Himself Over

NAMIBIAN Economic Freedom Fighters (NEFF) economic commissar Michael Amushelelo handed himself over at the Windhoek Police Station on Friday morning. This followed Amushelelo posting a video on soci… [+1256 chars]

fluid image
Money

Extortionists Who Swindled Top Bureaucrat Granted Bail

THREE of the suspects who got arrested on allegations of extorting US$200 from Ministry of Information and Communications Technology director, Beulah Chirume, have been granted ZW$30 000 bail each by… [+1136 chars]

fluid image
Opinion

Microblogging platform Koo bets on rapid user base growth to overtake Twitter in India within one year

Kolkata: Amid the buzz over Elon Musk's proposed takeover of Twitter, India's homegrown microblogging platform Koo is aiming at overtaking it in the country within a year in terms of user base, which… [+3470 chars]

fluid image
Other

Niger : la justice saisie après les révélations de malversations de 95 millions d’euros

« On parle de près de 63 milliards FCA [environ 95,7 millions deuros] de manque à gagner. Il est essentiel daller faire cette dénonciation au niveau du procureur pour que ce dossier ne puisse pas êtr… [+2290 chars]

fluid image
Other

Maroc: La RDC réaffirme son soutien au Plan d'autonomie dans le cadre de l'intégrité territoriale du Royaume

Marrakech — Le Vice-Premier ministre, ministre des Affaires étrangères de la République Démocratique du Congo, M. Christophe Lutundula Apala Pen'Apala, a réaffirmé, jeudi à Marrakech, le soutien de l… [+5266 chars]

fluid image
Money

Nigeria: 2023 - Following Buhari's Directive, Three Ministers Quit, Malami, Amaechi, Others Hanging On

President Buhari at the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday gave his appointees interested in the 2023 elections until Monday to resign Three days to the deadline of the directive issued … [+17940 chars]

fluid image
History

Nigeria: Bandits Abduct Popular Radio Host in Zamfara

The abduction of the radio host has shown that the bandits are becoming increasingly daring. Gunmen, addressed locally as bandits, have abducted Idris Haruna - Magami, a popular radio host with the … [+1713 chars]

fluid image
Comedy

Nigeria: AMVCA 2022 - Funke Akindele, Taaooma, Rattlesnake Are Top Contenders

'RattleSnake: The Ahanna's Story' is the most nominated movie in this year's AMVCA, with 11 nods. Saturday, May 14, is the D-Day of the 8th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, AMVCA. … [+4432 chars]

fluid image
News

Parirenyatwa Denies Negligence On Amputated Girl, Accuses Mother of Lying

TABLES have turned against a Harare woman, Tiny Masvaure, who sued Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals for negligence which led to the amputation of her daughter's leg, with the medical institution denyi… [+6540 chars]

fluid image
Other

Algérie: Le pétrole algérien s'établi à plus de 109 dollars en avril

Alger — Les cours du Sahara Blend, le brut de référence algérien, s'est établi à plus de 109 dollars en avril dernier, dans un contexte de forte volatilité du marché pétrolier mondial en raison notam… [+1781 chars]

fluid image
Other

Italy Eyes Stronger Mediterranean Ties in Shift From Russian Gas

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi wants to deepen ties and trade with Mediterranean countries such as Algeria and Libya, which are key partners in Italys rush to replace Russian energy imports.  D… [+904 chars]

fluid image
Other

Namibia Brace for First-Ever T20i Series Against Zim

NAMIBIA have named a strong squad for their first ever T20 International cricket series against Zimbabwe set for Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo starting next week. The Namibians, who are still ridin… [+4474 chars]

fluid image
Other

Nobody Is Bigger Than Football - Motsepe

THE Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Patrice Motsepe says nobody in Namibia is bigger than football. Motsepe, accompanied by CAF officials and members of the Fifa Normalisation Comm… [+2876 chars]

fluid image
Finance

Mtuli Ncube Disputes Mnangagwa Economic Hitmen Conspiracy

FINANCE minister Mtuli Ncube has said the current economic crisis rocking the country is a result of global upheavals, effectively disputing his principal, President Emmerson Mnangagwa's claim that t… [+2026 chars]

fluid image
Business

NPA's New Vision for Eastern Ports

Eromosele Abiodun posits that ongoing efforts by the Nigerian Ports Authority to make other ports across the country viable and efficient will end the seemingly intractable traffic gridlock in Apapa … [+12281 chars]

fluid image
News

UNITAMS Delegation to Asses Situation in North Darfur After UNAMID Withdrawal

El Fasher — A high-level delegation of the United Nations Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS), headed by the Deputy Head of the mission, arrived in the North Darfur capital of… [+6767 chars]

fluid image
Other

Congo-Kinshasa: L'épidémie d'Ebola dans l'Equateur est sous contrôle selon l'OMS

En République démocratique du Congo, l'évolution de l'épidémie d'Ebola dans le nord-ouest du pays est sous contrôle, a indiqué hier (jeudi 12 mai) l'OMS. L'épidémie s'est déclarée il y a un peu plus… [+1661 chars]

fluid image
News

Nigeria: Ohanaeze, Pandef, Afenifere, Others Blast PDP Over Open Presidential Ticket

The polity was astir, yesterday, over the decision of the National Executive Committee, NEC, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to throw open the contest for its 2023 presidential ticket. This is… [+12247 chars]

fluid image
Health

Uganda: How Are the Escalating Fuel Prices Affecting the Travel Industry?

As fragile as it is, the travel industry in Uganda is facing lots of adversaries and the main ones right now are the covid-19 pandemic and the escalating fuel prices. The pandemic crippled the indust… [+5919 chars]

fluid image
News

Nigeria's Oil Output Drops 13.3 Percent to 1.3 Mbpd

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, has put Nigeria's oil output at 1.3 million barrels per day, bpd, in April 2022. This showed a decrease of 13.3 percent compared to 1.5 milli… [+2598 chars]

fluid image
News

Banditry - NAF Explains Why There Is Relative Peace in Niger, Kaduna, Zamfara

Abuja — The Nigerian Airforce has attributed the relative Peace in several parts of the North West including states like Niger, Kaduna and Zamfara states to enhanced synergy among the military and pr… [+5639 chars]

fluid image
Finance

Nigeria: Again, Buhari Appeals to Academic Union to Call Off Strike

Mr Buhari also urged students to exercise patience as the government strives to address the nagging issues in the nation's university system within the available resources. President Muhammadu Buhar… [+5727 chars]

fluid image
Consciousness

Nigeria: Why Nigerian Airlines Cannot Work Together

The way domestic carriers reneged on their plan to shut down operations last Monday confirms why they cannot work together or collaborate to ensure their survival, economy of scale and improved servi… [+12117 chars]

fluid image
Technology

Nigeria: Nigeria Attains 64 Percent Financial Inclusion, Targets 95 in 2024 - CBN Deputy Gov

The Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Aishah Ahmad yesterday said that the financial inclusion in Nigeria has significantly improved as the country has achieved 64 percent of the vision… [+2729 chars]