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  • Kenya:Seven Kenyans Shortlisted for Arsenal Coach Training
    on 21/09/2018 at 06:36

    [Capital FM] Nairobi -Seven Kenyan coaches stand a chance to attend an exclusive new training camp with Arsenal's top youth coaches in London after being shortlisted for the WorldRemit Future Stars football coaching programme. […]

  • Nigeria:Two Jailed for Role in Malabu Oil Fraud
    on 21/09/2018 at 04:52

    [Premium Times] A Nigerian man and his accomplice in Italy were on Thursday sentenced to four years each for their roles in the controversial Malabu oil deal, marking the first victory for Italian prosecutors in the complex corruption case. […]

  • Nigeria:Police Recover U.S.$470.5 Million in Stolen State Oil Funds
    on 21/09/2018 at 04:27

    [Deutsche Welle] A Nigerian police investigation has retrieved hundreds of millions of dollars in stolen state oil funds. It came as an Italian court sentenced two men to four years in jail in a case involving Eni and Shell in Nigeria. […]

  • Angola:Angola Attends Euroasia Women's Forum in Russia
    on 20/09/2018 at 12:58

    [ANGOP] Luanda -The minister of Culture, Carolina Cerqueira, is since Wednesday in Saint Petersburg, Russia, participating in the Second EuroAsia Women's Forum. […]

  • Africa:Morocco in the Middle
    on 20/09/2018 at 11:57

    [African Arguments] As more migrants head to Europe via Morocco, Rabat is taking advantage of its newfound position to extract concessions. […]

  • Tanzania:Prince William Expected for Two-Day Visit
    on 20/09/2018 at 09:54

    [Daily News] THE Duke of Cambridge, Prince William will next week visit Tanzania to raise awareness on the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference that will be held next month in London. […]

  • Zimbabwe:Outgoing British Ambassador Denies Running Country's Govt
    on 20/09/2018 at 05:16

    [New Zimbabwe] OUTGOING British Ambassador to Zimbabwe Catriona Laing has described as laughable and absurd, claims she had become too embedded with the Emmerson Mnangagwa government to a point of running its affairs. […]

  • Kenya:Prince William to Visit Tanzania, Kenya and Namibia
    on 19/09/2018 at 13:43

    [Daily News] UK's Prince William is expected to visit Tanzania as well as Kenya and Namibia next week, Kensington Palace statement reveals. […]

  • Kenya:Prince William to Visit Kenya, Check Army Training in Laikipia
    on 19/09/2018 at 07:17

    [Nation] The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, will visit Kenya on September 30 as part of a tour of Africa. […]

  • Algeria:Angela Merkel Praises Algerian Efforts to Repatriate Rejected Asylum-Seekers
    on 18/09/2018 at 13:34

    [Deutsche Welle] Germany's Angela Merkel has praised Algeria for its "constructive cooperation" in repatriating rejected asylum-seekers. Merkel's Algeria visit comes ahead of an EU leaders' summit, where migration is certain to dominate. […]

  • Algeria:Algeria to Repatriate All Its Nationals in Illegal Situation in Germany
    on 18/09/2018 at 13:20

    [Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia said Monday in Algiers that Algeria will repatriate all its nationals who are in illegal situation in Germany, whatever their number. […]

  • Zimbabwe:Chimedza Questions Musona's Snub
    on 18/09/2018 at 09:37

    [The Herald] Former Zimbabwe international Cephas Chimedza is surprised with the way Belgian coach Hein Vanhaezebrouck appears to be relegating Knowledge Musona to the fringes of the team at RSC Anderlecht. […]

  • Zimbabwe:Local Players Break Into German Football
    on 18/09/2018 at 07:51

    [The Herald] After securing a contract for young UK-based Zimbabwean footballer Sharma Bako in Germany last week, junior football coach Phillip Zulu wants to invade the German market. […]

  • Zimbabwe:Zimbabwe Secures $250 Million UK Loan
    on 18/09/2018 at 05:04

    [New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE secured a $250 million loan from a UK-based fund Monday in a development finance minister Prof Mthuli Ncube described as a show of confidence in the country's economy. […]

  • North Africa:At Libya's Unchecked Southern Borders, a Key to Easing the Migration Crisis
    on 17/09/2018 at 16:38

    [IRIN] Tripoli -As the EU sets new policies and makes deals with African nations to deter hundreds of thousands of migrants from seeking new lives on the continent, what does it mean for those following dreams northwards and the countries they transit through? From returnees in Sierra Leone and refugees resettled in France to smugglers in Niger and migrants in detention centres in Libya, IRIN explores their choices and challenges in this multi-part special report, Destination Europe. […]

  • South Sudan:Germany Helps WFP to Build Resilient Communities in South Sudan
    on 17/09/2018 at 15:41

    [WFP] The contribution comes as WFP and partners are pressing to scale up food assistance to reach up to 4.8 million people in the worst-affected areas of South Sudan. The funding runs until 2021 from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). […]

  • Africa:International Law Experts Warn Europe's 'Pull Back' of Migrants Is Illegal - Part 2
    on 17/09/2018 at 14:20

    [IPS] Rome -"The Italian and other European authorities are engaging - on the migration issue - in a policy which has the foreseeable results of numerous deaths." It is a grim warning from expert on international law, refugees and migration issues, and member of the Global Legal Action Network (GLAN), Itamar Mann. […]

  • Tanzania:Italian Investments to Boost Industrialisation Drive in Tanzania
    on 17/09/2018 at 14:11

    [The Exchange] Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) from the European nation of Italy will help augment the industrialisation drive in Tanzania. President John Pombe Magufuli is shifting the country's economy to an industrialised one to be more competitive and add impetus to the economic development and prowess of the nation. He has heralded the role of foreign companies that have helped the Government to keep their dream alive. […]

  • South Africa:SA Companies to See Export Opportunities in Russia
    on 17/09/2018 at 11:38

    [The Exchange] A South African business delegation is in Russia to take part in the World Food Moscow fair and will seek export opportunities in that country's agro-processing market, the department of trade and industry said on Monday. […]

  • South Africa:SA to Face Portugal in Davis Cup
    on 17/09/2018 at 10:36

    [News24Wire] The South African Davis Cup team will face Portugal in a crucial Euro/Africa Group 1 play-off tie next month. […]

  • Zimbabwe:Local Players Break Into German Football
    on 17/09/2018 at 09:00

    [The Herald] Unheralded young UK-based Zimbabwean soccer player Sharma Bako last week clinched his first professional contract when he signed a one-year deal with the Under-19 side of German Bundesliga Fourth Division club VfB Lubeck. […]

  • Libya:Over 1 500 Migrants Drown En-Route to Spain
    on 17/09/2018 at 08:08

    [CAJ News] Tripoli -Some 1 586 migrants and refugees have died during attempts to reach Spain via the Mediterranean Sea this year. […]

  • Algeria:Migration Likely to Influence Trade Talks During Merkel Visit
    on 17/09/2018 at 04:27

    [Deutsche Welle] Chancellor Merkel is headed for Algeria to find ways to boost trade with the Mediterranean nation. But the complicated issue of migration will loom over her talks as Berlin looks for ways to stem irregular migration. […]

  • Kenya:Eliud Kipchoge Breaks World Record in Berlin
    on 16/09/2018 at 10:44

    [Nation] Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge is the new marathon World record holder. […]

  • Africa:EU Investment in Africa - Europe Racing to Catch Up
    on 16/09/2018 at 09:36

    [Deutsche Welle] The EU plans to invest more in Africa and wants to intensify trade relations. Since the refugee crisis, Europe has been courting African governments and banking on increased cooperation. […]

  • Nigeria:UK to Strengthen Democratic Governance in Nigeria
    on 15/09/2018 at 07:31

    [Leadership] The British High Commission yesterday in Abuja Seeks to Strengthen Democratic governance in Nigeria through support to key legislative bodies, electoral bodies and civil society organizations with technical assistance. […]

  • Tanzania:German Mission Now in Dodoma
    on 14/09/2018 at 12:00

    [Daily News] GERMANY yesterday unveiled its consulate in Dodoma, becoming the first country to set up its diplomatic mission in the country's capital city since the government's move from Dar es Salaam. […]

  • Tanzania:Ireland, WFP in Refugee Aid Deal
    on 14/09/2018 at 11:51

    [Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Irish Embassy in Tanzania yesterday signed an aid agreement with the World Food Program (WFP) Tanzania as part of the former's efforts to support programmes that improve the income of people living in rural areas. […]

  • Tanzania:Germany Sets Pace With Opening of Dodoma Office
    on 14/09/2018 at 11:51

    [Citizen] Dodoma -The Embassy of Germany yesterday opened its liaison office at 'Dodoma Plaza', becoming the first country to have its diplomatic office in the newly declared capital city. […]

  • Niger:The Role of Foreign Military Forces in Niger
    on 13/09/2018 at 05:56

    [The Conversation Africa] Niger is one of the most militarised countries in Africa. In November 2017, this came to wider notice when four American Special Forces soldiers and at least four of their Nigerien counterparts died in an ambush. Since then, the military presence has only intensified. Why are these forces there, whose interests are they serving and are they having the impact that was intended? […]


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