Tag Archives: Associated Press

#Bedfordshire #Jazz Band performs a gig for #Matebeleland

By Bedfordshire on Sunday Bedfordshire jazz band gig to support Zimbabwean people suffering from drought Sax’s Cool THREE million peop [...]

Aid worker raped in South Sudan refuses to leave

Megan Nobert’s traumatic experience has drawn attention to sexual violence in the aid community. Photograph: Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reu [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Zanele Moyo bled to death, photo shows

Zanele Moyo, the daughter of Higher and Tertiary Education Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo bled to her death in her Cape Town apartment bat [...]

Carter Centre covers sexual violence cases against staff in South Sudan

By Anna Leach and Sandra Laville Like other victims, Sarah Pierce – who was assaulted by a fellow aid worker in South Sudan – says [...]

#ItaiDzamara was either brave or reckless?

  By Kevin Sieff A poster advertises a public prayer for Itai Dzamara in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Aug. 12. Dzamara, an activist, has been m [...]

What Africa can learn from China’s ongoing fast-paced transformation

An oil rig worker at Ngamia 3. Countries such as Kenya, which are set to become oil producers, should expect lower revenues from the resourc [...]

“The Migrant Crisis” The real issue here is inconvenienced British holidaymakers

Opinion by Maya Goodfellow On Tuesday night a man was crushed to death by a truck in Calais. The next morning, David Cameron offered the fol [...]

Zimbabwe animal experts devastated when #CeciltheLion was killed

By Staff Reporter   Cecil the lion’s death: ‘There was blood in the sand. My immediate response was anger’ Lion exper [...]

Obama disappoints Kenya’s bombing survivors

By Staff Reporter  Barack Obama laid a wreath today for victims of the 1998 US embassy bombing in Nairobi. But some Kenyan survivors of th [...]

Zimbabwe export Elephants to Botswana

By Staff Reporter Armed rangers ride tamed elephants as they survey the black rhino population at the Imire Safari Ranch in Harare, Zimbabwe [...]

Joyce Banda & Mujuru victims of sexism?

By Staff Reporter Joyce Banda in 2012. Photograph: Sudarsan Raghavan/Washington Post/Getty Images It isn’t a title necessarily to be proud [...]

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 [...]

This Photo Captures The Grim Reality Of The Mediterranean Refugee Crisis

By Staff Reporter Warning: This post contains a graphic photo that some readers may find disturbing. A startling image from a recent acciden [...]

Nun In Uganda Has Educated 2,000 Girls Victimized By Joseph Kony

By Staff Reporter   Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe — the nun who threatened to punch Stephen Colbert in the face — doesn’t [...]

Afrikaner singer chains herself to vandalised South African statue #RhodesMustFall

By Staff Reporter As black South Africans rally against symbols of white domination, questions are raised about Afrikaner identity in post-a [...]

LRA Leader Okot Odhiambo’s Body Found in Uganda

By Staff Reporter All Photos -Getty Images View image | gettyimages.com   View image | gettyimages.com   View image | gettyimages. [...]

Dewani gay lover “spills the beans”?

By Staff Reporter   APDewani goes on trial for Annis murder on Monday. Cape Town – With all eyes turned to the start of the tria [...]

al Shabaab leader killed in US drone attack?

By Staff Reporter ©AP Dozens were killed when al-Shabaab gunmen attacked an upmarket mall in Kenya in September 2013 US military forces hav [...]

Stoning death of Algerian soccer player linked to national troubles

By Staff Reporter In this photo dated May 1, 2011, supporters of JS Kabylie gesture in the stands during disturbances at a soccer match agai [...]

Kenya assassinates another top Muslim Cleric in Mombasa

By Staff Reporter Mohammed Shahid Butt was accused of funding terror in Mombasa Unconfirmed reports suggest Mohamed Shahid Butt, owner of th [...]

Mass exodus of Muslims from Bangui as CAR disintergrates

By Staff Reporter Bangui (Central African Republic) (AFP) – Some 1,300 Muslims fearing attack by mainly Christian militias left the Ce [...]

Egypt sentences 529 Morsi supporters to death in one of the largest mass trials in decades

By Staff Reporter There is widespread international condemnation of Egypt’s policy of persecuting supporters of ousted President Morsi [...]

“Pistorius carried a gun at all times” says ex-girlfriend #PistoriusMurderTrial

By Staff Reporter Oscar Pistorius‘s sister Aimee Pistorius (centre) rests her head on a friend’s shoulder on the fifth day of he [...]

Boko Haram murders and burn alive 58 school children in Nigeria

By Staff Reporter Most of the victims appeared to be between 15 and 20 years old and all of them were male Militants locked doors and set fi [...]

Miracles still happen? Algerian plane crash killed 77 but 1 survived

by Staff Reporter Algiers, Algeria Plane crash is worst air disaster in decades for Algeria Bad weather is blamed The plane was full of mili [...]

Homosexuality still a crime in 38 African countries

U.S. President Barack Obama and Senegalese President Macky Sall, June 27, 2013, at the presidential palace in Dakar.Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Ima [...]

#BreakingNews-#Egypt State of Emergence ends 12 November 2013

#CAIRO The Cabinet spokesman says Egypt’s 3-month-old state of emergency is ending Tuesday after a court ruling. A Cairo court ruled earli [...]

The Richest People In Africa 2013

The combined fortune of Africa’s 55 billionaires is $143.88 billion. The average net worth of the members of this exclusive club is $2.6 b [...]
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