Guinea observes media blackout day over journalist’s death

Guinea observes media blackout day over journalist’s death

Guinean newspapers were absent from stands while privately-owned radios were off the air on Tuesday in protest against last Friday's murder of journalist Mohamed Diallo at the ...

Mozambique flag-carrier names new CEO

Mozambique flag-carrier names new CEO

Mozambique's loss-making flag carrier, Linhas Aereas de Mozambique (LAM) has appointed former deputy governor of the central Bank of Mozambique, António Pinto de Abreu as its Chief ...

Africities 2015: Congolese capital chosen to host 2018 Africities summit

Africities 2015: Congolese capital chosen to host 2018 Africities summit

Brazzaville, the Congolese capital has been confirmed as the next host of the eight Africities Summit of African mayors and local authorities in 2018. The Congolese capital was ...

S/African leader faces rough week as court decides his liability in Nkandla case

S/African leader faces rough week as court decides his liability in Nkandla case

South African President Jacob Zuma is facing a rough week as he faces a Constitutional Court hearing that will decide if he is liable to refund some of the public money that he used ...

S/Leone press zooms on new AG, ex-CJ’s court appearance

S/Leone press zooms on new AG, ex-CJ’s court appearance

Tuesday's edition of Sierra Leone's newspapers focused on efforts by the newly appointed Attorney General and Minister of Justice to cleanse the justice sector, the court appearance ...

Africities 2015: Youth getting bolder, Jo’burg mayor tells APA

Africities 2015: Youth getting bolder, Jo’burg mayor tells APA

Young people in South Africa and elsewhere in Africa are getting bolder in determining what is best for their countries, a momentum which should be given further impetus, ...

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The pitch about Outernet: Information for the World from Outer Space. Unrestricted, globally accessible, broadcast data. Quality content from all over the Internet. Available to all ...

Guinea observes media blackout day over journalist’s death

Guinean newspapers were absent from stands while privately-owned radios were off the air on Tuesday in protest against last Friday's murder of journalist Mohamed Diallo at the headquarters of the opposition party UFDG in the outskirts of Conakry.Even the State-owned radio shows its solidarity to the press  more...

February 9, 2016 at 4:56 pm UTC

Uganda: Court martial denies bail to former spy chief

Uganda's General Court Martial has denied bail to the former coordinator of intelligence services in Uganda, General David Sejusa, and sent him back to Luzira Prison. The decision was based on the rejection of sureties presented by the defence team and on the possibility of him influencin ongoing  more...

February 9, 2016 at 3:44 pm UTC

Mozambique flag-carrier names new CEO

Mozambique's loss-making flag carrier, Linhas Aereas de Mozambique (LAM) has appointed former deputy governor of the central Bank of Mozambique, António Pinto de Abreu as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), replacing Iacumba Ali Aiuba who occupied the post for less than a yaer, APA can report on Tuesday.In a  more...

February 9, 2016 at 4:26 pm UTC

Ghana: Medeama football club win FA Super Cup

Ghana's Medeama Sporting Club were on Sunday evening crowned winners of the 2015 season Super Cup following a 1-0 victory over Ashanti Gold FC. The FA Cup winners put up a sterling performance to snatch the cup from the League champions in a match that saw the two teams displaying enterprising football. The  more...

February 8, 2016 at 12:16 pm UTC

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