Tag Archives: Agence France-Presse

Elnathan John: ‘I want to show that things are never simple’-Nigerian Author

  By Kate Kellaway Literature The Nigerian writer and satirist on his first novel, Born on a Tuesday, a study of a young man caught up [...]

Machar appointed South Sudan’s Vice President

By Simon Alison South Sudan rebels welcome surprise move to reappoint leader as vice president.Decree gets cautious approval but analysts fe [...]

Zimbabwe Starvation Fund

THE government has issued a national and international appeal for over $1,5 billion in efforts to cope with the current El Nino induced drou [...]

Mugabe,the feminist?

– By Farai Sevenzo Letter from Africa Image copyrightAFPImage captionMany women in Africa are forced to have illegal abortions Letter [...]

Factionalism no longer a secret in Zanu PF.

Mugabe succession: Jonathan Moyo bares it all Question:In your opinion, what could have motivated George Charamba’s attacks against you an [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Glencore to shed 4000 employees in #Zambia

By Nye Longman Glencore to shed over 4,000 African workers to help settle £20 billion debt Zambia’s Copperbelt region is facing the pros [...]

Obama’s nomination of Gayle Smith for USAID is rankling Africa watchers

By Staff Reporter The wrong kind of democrat?(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) President Obama’s decision to tap top White House aide Gayle S [...]

Tanzanian albinos terrified after attacks

By Staff Reporter  AFP / Tony Karumba Their limbs hacked off and babies and children abducted or killed, albinos in Tanzania live in fear o [...]

Laughing Somali gunmen taunted victims in Kenyan university massacre

View image | gettyimages.com 0 View image | gettyimages.com   By Staff Report Piles of bodies and pools of blood running down the corri [...]

Lesotho PM confirms coup, flees to SA

By Staff Reporter Lesotho PM Tom Thabane (Alexander Joe, AFP)  Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane confirmed on Saturday that the military [...]

BREAKING NEWS !!! Air Algerie plane with 117 people on board disappears over Sahara desert

By Staff Reporter Algeria’s national airline, Air Algerie, says it has lost contact with one of its planes flying from Burkina Faso to [...]

DR Congo Rebels pound on Kinshasa army barracks

By Staff Reporter DR Congo has a long history of instability DR Congo Seeks Democracy An attack on the military barracks of the presidential [...]

Al-Shabaab besiege Somalia’s presidential palace

By Staff Reporter Print Somali soldiers stand guard around the presidential palace in Mogadishu on February 21, 2014. Somalia‘s Islami [...]

Arusha, Tanzania is latest East African terror attack target

By Staff Reporter Eight people have been injured in a bomb blast at a restaurant in the Tanzanian town of Arusha, officials have said. Polic [...]

Nigeria military ignored Boko Haram attack warnings

  Mia Kuumba, of the District of Columbia, brandishes a wooden stick during a rally in front of the Ni … View gallery Mothers of the [...]

Hatred turns into Cannibalism in CAR

Bangui, Central African Republic WARNING ! Eye witness account with disturbing images A demonstrator killed in gunfire at Bangui airport, [...]
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