Wednesday, November 14, 2018

South Africa uses Africa Day to fight xenophobia

'We must integrate African migrants into our communities,' Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba said during an awards ceremony in Johannesburg to honor African migrants,...

Nigerian military says killed scores of Boko Haram militants, rescued 20 women and children

Nigeria's armed forces killed scores of Boko Haram militants and rescued 20 women and children as part of an operation in the Sambisa forest,...

Ethiopia votes with ruling party set to return

Polls have opened in Ethiopia for the first general election since the death of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, whose successor Hailemariam Desalegn is certain...

Is Islamic extremism rising in South Africa?

A lot of bad things have happened, and are still happening in South Africa; racial or ethnic conflicts, xenophobic violence, health crisis, unstable power, corruption...

UN accuses S. Sudan fighters of shelling base

South Sudanese government tanks backed by helicopter gunships have pushed back rebels from a key oil town, state television showed on Friday, as the...

What it’s like to be a Somali refugee in Kenya

Hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees have fled Al-Shabab across the border. But in Kenya, they face racial profiling, police searches and the constant...

A migrant’s journey begins

West African family heartbroken after sending child on treacherous journey to seek a better life in Europe. Abdou Diallo has been training to be a...

S.Africa arrests 1,600 illegal immigrants in crackdown

More than 3,900 people -- including 1,650 illegal immigrants -- have been arrested in South Africa during a controversial police crackdown after April's deadly...

Moroccan, Kenyan, South African Win Innovation Prize For Africa

Moroccan, Kenyan and South African innovators in agriculture and health beat out 900-plus applicants from 41 countries for cash prizes at the Innovation Prize for Africa 2015 awards. Adnane Remmal...

Desmond Tutu lays charges against granddaughter Ziyanda

South Africa's Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his wife have laid criminal charges against one of their granddaughters. Ziyanda Palesa Tutu, 30, has tweeted that she...

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Africa has phenomenal potential for intra-continental trade

Interview with Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, UNCTAD Secretary-General Forty-nine of Africa’s 55 countries have signed the framework for the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) to...

Goal 50: Salah Named As World’s Third Best Player

The Egyptian has made the Goal 50 (#Goal50) podium for the first time, after a year in which he broke the record for goals...

Somaliland: Are the UAE, DP World going back on Berbera development Abiy’s lead?

DP World downsizes in Berbera: In developing Somaliland's port, the Emirati operator is having to contend with the new political configurations in the Horn. Despite the...