Egypt donates $2m to S/Sudan humanitarian efforts

Egypt donates $2m to S/Sudan humanitarian efforts

Egypt has donated $2 million towards humanitarian efforts in the young state of South Sudan, the Egyptian ambassador to south Sudan said in a press release issued on Monday.The ...

Kidnapped Australian woman arrives in Burkina Faso

Kidnapped Australian woman arrives in Burkina Faso

Australian woman Jocelyn Elliot, who was kidnapped along with her husband Ken on 15 January 2016 by Al-Qaeda in Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) before being released over the weekend, has ...

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 ...

UN agencies warn of escalating food crisis in South Sudan

UN agencies warn of escalating food crisis in South Sudan

South Sudan is facing unprecedented levels of food insecurity as 2.8 million people – nearly 25 percent of the country's population – remain in urgent need of food assistance, and ...

Uganda, South Sudan to begin sensitization on border demarcation

Uganda, South Sudan to begin sensitization on border demarcation

Uganda and South Sudan are set to embark on the sensitization of residents in both countries ahead of the demarcation of their common border. The sensitization exercise is expected ...

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 ...

Robert Guei trial: Journalist arrested for disturbance

Marcel Dozogno, an Ivorian journalist was placed in custody and taken to the Military Detention House in Abidjan (MAMA) on Monday for using his mobile phone during the trial for the murder of late junta leader, Robert Guei.The reporter of the news daily LG info, which has a close affinity with the radical  more...

February 8, 2016 at 8:40 pm UTC

Somalia launches new foreign policy

The Somali Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement released in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Monday that it was launching a new comprehensive foreign policy to determine its relations with the rest of the world in matters of trade and the war against terrorism among others.The statement said  more...

February 8, 2016 at 9:02 pm UTC

Minister calls for understanding over high power tariff

Nigeria's Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has appealed to Nigerians to accept the new power tariff, describing it as “a painful pill,” which consumers have to “swallow.” Reacting the protests against the tariff by the organised labour in Lagos on Monday, Fashola said:  more...

February 8, 2016 at 9:08 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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