Tag Archives: United States

Echoing Silences-#RIPKanengoni

Footprints of a hero in Kanengoni’s Echoing Silences By Dr Augustine Tirivangani  I WISH to put part two of Songs from the Temple in abey [...]

Bye-“Legendary Fidel Castro bows out”

  By Harriet Alexander, new york Fidel Castro bids farewell to Cuba‘s Communists as he says he will die soon Fidel Castro sits a [...]

South Africa wont declare drought a ‘National Disaster’

South Africa won’t declare national disaster over drought BY MAHA EL DAHAN A maize plant is seen among other dried maize at a field in [...]

@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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Tanzania criticises film documenting attacks on albinos for witchcraft

BY ELLEN WULFHORST  The Tanzanian government has criticised a documentary about attacks on albinos that opens in the United States on Frida [...]

Five human rights abusers backed by the U.S. whom you never heard of

      By Sudarsan Raghavan  Former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre gesturing as he leaves a Dakar courthouse after a hearing [...]

#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 [...]

Africa is too Chinese?

By CHARLES ONYANGO-OBBO The author is editor of the Mail & Guardian Africa (mgafrica.com). Twitter@cobbo3   Zimbabwe‘s Presid [...]

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 [...]

Marines who lowered US flag in 1961 return to Cuba to raise it again

  By Staff Reporter US reopens its embassy in Havana on Friday, as John Kerry becomes first secretary of state to visit in 60 years Jam [...]
Japan ...

New documents reveal Japan was also building WWII Atomic Bomb

By Michael Ballaban Seventy years ago, the United States dropped the first of two atomic bombs on Japan. At the time, the US was the only c [...]

Scottish Police murdered Sheku Bayoh?

All Black Lives Matter: seeking justice for Sheku Bayoh by Siana Bangura Have you heard of Sheku Bayoh? Sheku Ahmed Tejan Bayoh, a Sierra Le [...]

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 [...]

Goats Take the Bite Out of Climate Change in Zimbabwe

By Staff Reporter Many Zimbabweans are turning to raising small livestock like goats which survive dry conditions to avert climate change im [...]

Burundi president faces emerging armed rebellion as vote looms

By Staff Reporter Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza speaks during a news conference in Bujumbura, Burundi, May 17, 2015. REUTERS/G [...]

Historic moment for Obama as USA & Cuba

By Staff Reporter ©AFP Central Havana, Cuba The US and Cuba will announce on Wednesday that they are to open embassies in each other’s c [...]

Zimbabwe ditches ‘worthless’ currency for the US dollar

By Staff Reporter ©Bloomberg One of the few central banks to make 1920s Germany look like a period of monetary prudence and stability is fi [...]

Kerry makes historic Somalia visit in bid to show American support

  Secretary of State John F. Kerry meets with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohammed, second from right, and Prime Minister Omar Abdir [...]

REEYOT ALEMU FROM THE KALITY STATE PRISON

By Reeyot Alemu It has been five years since I, as a fellow Ethiopian and caring citizen, started to write for private newspapers reflectin [...]

Innocent man on Death Row for 30 years #Racist USA

By Staff Reporter Anthony Ray Hinton, exonerated after 30 years, says his case was built on racism and a lie A man released from prison afte [...]

Kenya university attack: ‘They were lined up and executed’

By Staff Reporter Survivors of the Garissa university attack, which saw 147 students murdered by al-Shabaab terrorists, have spoken of the h [...]

Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show

By Staff Reporter Noah tweeted this picture of himself with Jon Stewart following his debut on The Daily Show last year South African comedi [...]

Grace Mugabe battles colon cancer

  By Staff Reporter   CONTRARY to President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace’s claims upon her return from an extended stay in Singa [...]
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