UK directors jailed for Kenya & Mauritania bribery cases

  In Summary Verdict comes close to a year after two directors were handed jail terms and fined over IIEC and Knec deals. The court fin [...]

Johannesburg-Heathrow flight drop was Mozambican orphan

A British Airways 747 plane flies comes in to land at Heathrow airport in west London. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images Heathrow s [...]

Mogadishu is booming

Somalia housing boom as Mogadishu emerges from ashes of war A man walks through Daru Salaam city, a new housing estate built amid an ecomoni [...]

South Sudan – Greece

Nakout’s Great Escape Having survived life as a sex slave, a daring escape from her captors and a gruelling journey across land and sea, N [...]

African population growth unsustainable?

Is Africa’s growing population a threat to the Sustainable Development Goals? Martin Namasaka Milou Vanmulken argue that exploiting the st [...]

Charlie Hebdo, 12 months on #journalismsurvives

#Journalism survived The scurrilous lies written about Charlie Hebdo A year after the Charlie Hebdo killings, francophone writer Robert McLi [...]

Moroccan born is Belgian Mayor

Belgo-Moroccan Nadia Sminate Becomes Mayor of Londerzeel Karla Dieseldorff Karla is an award-winning actress and producer. She graduated sum [...]

UK defend Saudi Arabia executions?

UK government minister defends Saudi Arabia links after mass beheadings David Guake, the Treasury Financial Secretary, comments come as Saud [...]

The #Ugandan who stopped French train attacks

Briton who helped foil train terror attack: what happened next Chris Norman says he needs to understand reasons for terrorist’s thwarted p [...]

@PaulKagame hunger for power extends beyond 2017

Rwandan president Paul Kagame to run for third term in 2017 Kagame, who has ruled Rwanda since 2000, is seeking another seven years in offic [...]

Equatorial Guinea accuses Spain of coup plot

  By John Vidal in Malabo Equatorial Guinea accused Spain yesterday of trying to overthrow its government in the alleged plot by foreig [...]

Mbada Diamonds Chief splashes R185m on SA property

  #Archives Mugabe’s man shells out R185m for prime SA property By OWEN GAGARE & LIONEL FAULL  The head of Zim’s Mara [...]

Burundi to fight AU Peace Force

Burundi crisis: Pierre Nkurunziza threatens to fight AU peacekeepers Image copyrightAPImage captionPolitical violence has been escalating in [...]

Zimbabwe kisses Chinese Yuan

Zimbabwe plans to adopt the Chinese yuan as legal tender in return for debt cancellation worth about $40m – a move one economist predi [...]

Pastor convicted of Rwanda Genocide

Rwanda genocide: Jean Uwinkindi sentenced to life in prison Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage captionJean Uwinkindi organised and participate [...]

Diaspora shape governance in Somalia

Opinion I WENT TO MOGADISHU, SOMALIA TO HELP BUILD THE 1ST-EVER NATIONAL YOUTH POLICY by HibaqG   I’ve taken my time in writing this [...]

BBC lures British tourists to Egypt

  BBC expert urges British tourists to return to land of the pharaohs Egyptologist Joann Fletcher hopes her four-part BB2 series will h [...]

Zambia appoint rapist as UN ambassador

Zambia under fire for appointing pardoned rapist as ambassador in gender violence fight © ZedBeatsOfficial / YouTube Clifford Dimba, a sin [...]

Neverland Ranch on sale for $100m

Michael Jackson’s infamous Neverland Ranch is on sale for—wait for it—$100 million. The headlining 2,700-acre home—listed under [...]

Eritrea’s grand Italian cinemas shudder to the sound of English football

By David Smith in Asmara The calm flow of Martyrs Avenue in Asmara, the capital of Eritrea, is disturbed on a Saturday afternoon by a giant [...]

China cancels $40m Zimbabwe debt

By-Reuters (File photo) President Xi Jinping and his host, Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe at Harare International Airport. Picture: Xinh [...]

Ebola is sexually transmitted

  The Sexual Transmission of Ebola: Scicomm as a matter of life and death   By Ida Jooste, Internews “The resurgence of Ebola in [...]

British royal family has never ‘officially’ visited Israel?

By Raf Sanchez Why does the British Royal Family visit Saudi Arabia but not Israel? Members of the Royal family regularly visit authoritaria [...]

Pistorius guilty of murder-Appeal Court

By: Shain Germaner Bloemfontein – Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of murder, though it may be some time before he finds out exac [...]

The town of women

could work together,” she dreams. “Or if he can make enough money to come here and start a business of his own, that might allow him to [...]

Pope visits Kenya

By Staff Reporter Pope urges Kenyans to end tribalism and corruption Pope Francis has urged Kenyans to unite and take a stand against the de [...]

Paris attack mastermind is DEAD

By Staff Reporter Abdelhamid Abaaoud, Alleged Ringleader of Paris Attacks, Is Dead, Prosecutor Says Abaaoud identified with fingerprints tak [...]

Arab Spring hope fades in Tunisia

By Staff Reporter A rift in the ruling party may be the least of Tunisia’s problems  Tunisia confronts corruption, the economy and Islami [...]

Rugby legend Jonah Lomu is DEAD

The Monumental Beast is no more! By Mike Hytner Jonah Lomu, All Blacks great, dies aged 40 Former All Blacks doctor confirms news on Wednesd [...]

#Paris killings continued from #CharlieHebdo

By Gregory Viscusi #ParisAttack was carefully planned  Unlike the killings at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo — that often made [...]

El Niño teaches & climate resilience

BY FRANCIS GHESQUIERE & NICHOLAS JONES It was recorded by the Spanish conquistadors, and triggered famines that have been linked to Ch [...]
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