Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Dlamini-Zuma eyes South Africa’s presidency

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is a fierce campaigner against racial inequality whose hostility to big business has rattled investors in South Africa. She is also one...

Uganda grateful to UN for $17m emergency refugee response fund

The Ugandan government on Tuesday thanked the United Nations for the allocation of 17 million U.S. dollars in funding for thousands of refugees in...
South African speed sensation, Caster Semenya

Semenya to attempt 1500m and 800m at Commonwealth Games

South Africa's speed sensation Caster Semenya, will again attempt the 800 metres and 1500m double at next year’s Commonwealth Games before setting her sights...

Investigation opened into S. Africa’s largest corporate scandal

An investigation has been launched by the government into the largest corporate scandal in South Africa's history, it was announced on Tuesday. The investigation will...
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Tanzania’s Magufuli decries airing of immoral TV programs

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Tuesday castigated local television stations for airing unethical and immoral programs. Addressing the 9th meeting of the parents' wing of...
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Fight against music piracy boosted in East Africa with unified laws

East African Community (EAC) member states are set to harmonize their laws to boost cooperation in the fight against music piracy, an official said...

Ivory Coast’s African art museum gets new lease of life

It has been buffeted by the pendulum swing of domestic politics and suffered looting that left it without some of its most precious items. But...

Report says wildlife charities fund abuses of pygmies in Congo

International wildlife charities are funding anti-poaching squads that arrest, torture and kill indigenous ‘pygmy’ people for hunting in their ancestral forests in the Congo...