Barack Obama nudges African leaders on term extension

Barack Obama nudges African leaders on term extension

— United States President Barack Obama has urged African leaders to avoid the practice of changing the constitution to extend their terms after the expiry of their mandates. ...

Democracy taking root in Africa-Obama

Democracy taking root in Africa-Obama

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday said democracy is taking root in many African countries including in Benin, South Africa, Ghana, Botswana, Sierra Leone, Namibia and ...

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Nairobi - On Tuesday at 2PM GMT, the African Space Agency (ASA) released the news of the indefinite suspension of the African space program "as long as the prerequisites for new ...

Senegalese capital hosts international conference on ‘Islam and Peace

Senegalese capital hosts international conference on ‘Islam and Peace

A two-day international conference on “Islam and Peace” opened on Tuesday in Dakar, with the presence of Senegalese President Macky Sall, APA notes here. Organized by Jamhiyatu ...

President Barack Obama ends his two-day visit to Ethiopia

President Barack Obama ends his two-day visit to Ethiopia

United States President Barack Obama left Ethiopia on Tuesday evening at the end of his two-day visit to Ethiopia and immediately after concluding an history address he delivered to ...

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 ...

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 ...

Malawi’s netball team to play friendly against Trinidad, Tobago

Netball Association of Malawi (NAM) has lined up an international friendly game on August 4 against Trinidad and Tobago in preparation for the World Netball Cup.NAM General Secretary, Carol Bapu, said in the commercial city of Blantyre that the association has arranged the match to test the strength of the  more...

July 28, 2015 at 7:34 pm UTC

Nigeria: Airport authority denies preventing former First Lady access to VIP lounge

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Tuesday explained it never denied Dame Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, access to the VIP's lounge at the Port Harcourt International Airport.FAAN's denial is contained in a statement issued by Mr Yakubu Dati, its General  more...

July 28, 2015 at 7:46 pm UTC

S/Africa: Union workers march against transport minister, demand dismissal

Ahead of their protest march in Pretoria, the South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) on Tuesday appealed to President Jacob Zuma to dismiss Transport Minister Dipuo Peters from office for being “incompetent” in her duties.The march‚ which starts at Pretoria train station‚ will culminate  more...

July 28, 2015 at 1:41 pm UTC

Mozambique health ministry assures availability of medicines

Mozambique Health Minister Nazira Abdulla says the government is making every effort to ensure that essential drugs reach all health units in the country.In an answer to questions from Members of Parliament on Wednesday, Abdulla said drugs for all hospitals had been distributed for the first and second  more...

July 23, 2015 at 11:05 am UTC

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