Football – Newcastle seal Mbemba swoop

Football – Newcastle seal Mbemba swoop

Newcastle have completed the signing of Anderlecht defender Chancel Mbemba, the Premier League club confirmed on Thursday. The Magpies agreed the deal in principle with Belgian club ...

Rwanda’s Central bank blames weakening franc on “speculators”

Rwanda’s Central bank blames weakening franc on “speculators”

The Rwandan franc (Rwf) has reached its lowest of 735 against the US Dollar, with the central bank warning that is likely to continue depreciating as it succumbs to pressure from ...

Football – Olympiakos boss cleared of match-fixing scandal

Football – Olympiakos boss cleared of match-fixing scandal

Olympiakos owner Evangelos Marinakis was cleared for lack of evidence Thursday by the Council of Appeals of facing trial in the Greek match-fixing scandal of 2010-2011. The court ...

Africa wants Islam of peace and solidarity-President Macky Sall

Africa wants Islam of peace and solidarity-President Macky Sall

Senegal's President Macky Sall on Tuesday said “Africa wants an Islam of peace and tolerance.'' President Sall made the remarks while opening the international conference on "Islam ...

More than 130,000 refugees vaccinated against cholera in Tanzania camp- MSF

More than 130,000 refugees vaccinated against cholera in Tanzania camp- MSF

A cholera vaccination campaign to protect Burundian and Congolese refugees in the overflowing Nyarugusu camp in Tanzania has been completed by the international medical ...

W/Bank provides Mozambique $50m for education

W/Bank provides Mozambique $50m for education

The Washington-based World Bank will provide $50 million to support education in Mozambique, as part of the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Education in the country, APA ...

Namibian President leads land servicing campaign

Namibian President leads land servicing campaign

Namibia's President Hage Geingob has on Monday visited several areas in the nation's capital Windhoek to inspect the available land where the servicing of residential plots will ...

1966: The day England won the World Cup

Desperate fans of the England football team can simply think back with sentimentality on one year: 1966. This was the year Bobby Moore's team vanquished West Germany 4-2 in the World Cup last on 30 July, after a nail-gnawing and unbelievable match. In any case, two goals from Geoff Hurst in additional time  more...

30 July 2015 at 4:06 pm UTC

Mozambique closes 5th tender for hydrocarbon exploration

Mozambique's National Oil Institute, INP on Thursday closed proposals to the 5th international tender for concession of hydrocarbon research and production areas, APA has leant.The National Oil Institute made information available to potential candidates that had been gathered over the last few years by both  more...

July 30, 2015 at 6:27 pm UTC

Botswana film-production firm receives African award

The chief executive of Botswana film production firm Dee-Zone Production, Thabiso Maretlwaneng has been awarded the 2015 African Achievers Award, APA learnt here on Tuesday.Speaking in an interview, Maretlwaneng explained that he was recognized for contributing to the development of Africa through television  more...

July 28, 2015 at 9:34 am UTC

Commission inaugurates committee to review Nigeria’s sports policy

Nigeria's National Sports Commission on Tuesday in Abuja inaugurated a 12-man committee to review the 2009 National Sports Policy in line with contemporary sports administration. Inaugurating the committee, Alhasan Yakmut, the Director-General of NSC, said the non-implementation of the national sports policy  more...

28 July 2015 at 5:44 pm UTC

W/Bank provides Mozambique $50m for education

The Washington-based World Bank will provide $50 million to support education in Mozambique, as part of the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Education in the country, APA observes here on Wednesday.In a media statement, the World bank said the amount, to be channeled through the Fund for Support to  more...

29 July 2015 at 8:37 pm UTC

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