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  • Southern Africa: Zimbabwe Awaits Russian Investors
    on 21/01/2019 at 07:47

    [The Exchange] Like many African countries, Zimbabwe's economy needs sustainable resuscitation. On his mid-January official working visit to Moscow, President Emmerson Mnangagwa told Sputnik News Agency (SNA) in an interview: "We have always had cooperation in the field of defence and security with Russia. This we are not abandoning. At the moment, we don't have much economic muscle to buy such things which we would want to buy from the Russian Federation." […]

  • Africa: Cardboard Tent for the Homeless Gets Viral Boost
    on 21/01/2019 at 07:08

    [Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Made of recyclable cardboard and plastic, the waterproof tent folds like an accordion into a portable backpack, said its creator […]

  • Zimbabwe: UK Condemns Killing of Protesters in Zimbabwe
    on 18/01/2019 at 11:27

    [CAJ News] Johannesburg -THE United Kingdom (UK) has summoned Zimbabwe's top envoy following the deadly demonstrations and subsequent human rights violations in the Southern African country. […]

  • Ethiopia: German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier to Visit Ethiopia
    on 18/01/2019 at 11:22

    [ENA] Addis Ababa -German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will start its visit to Ethiopia from January 27 to 30, 2019, according to a press release issued by the Embassy of Germany in Ethiopia. […]

  • Ethiopia: President Sahle-Work Confers With Danish Ambassador
    on 18/01/2019 at 11:04

    [ENA] Addis Ababa -President Sahle-Work Zewde held discussion with Danish Ambassador to Ethiopia, Karin Poulsen at the National Palace on Thursday, according to Office of the President. […]

  • Somalia: EU Military Chief Lauds AU Peace Efforts in Somalia
    on 18/01/2019 at 10:20

    [Shabelle] The European Union senior military official has lauded peace and stabilization efforts being spearheaded by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in the Horn of Africa nation. […]

  • Central Africa: Conservation in Central Africa - EU, Germany Provide Fcfa 3.6 Billion
    on 18/01/2019 at 09:36

    [Cameroon Tribune] Two conservation schools in Cameroon and DR Congo will benefit from the funds injected into a programme to be implemented by the German development agency, GIZ. […]

  • South Africa: 'CrazyBikeGuy' Set to Embark On Epic European Trek
    on 18/01/2019 at 09:19

    [News24Wire] Johannesburg -The countdown has begun for South Africa's self-styled "CrazyBikeGuy" , Grant Cameron-Smith , as he prepares to embark on the journey of a lifetime - an arduous three month, 8 800km trek on a specially configured mountain bike from London to Istanbul . […]

  • Somalia: Turkey and Somalia Agree to Boost Security Cooperation
    on 18/01/2019 at 09:04

    [Shabelle] Turkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu met with his Somali security minister on Wednesday in Ankara. […]

  • South Africa: Why Soviet Troops Fought Nazi Forces to Boer War Tunes
    on 18/01/2019 at 08:23

    [Daily Maverick] It is often forgotten that the Anglo-Boer War was one of the great liberal and left-wing causes of the late 19th century. The first leader of the Labour Party, Keir Hardie, saw the Afrikaners as stout peasant farmers, standing up to the might of British imperialism. Across the world, funds were raised for the Boer cause. Others went further, volunteering to make the hazardous journey to join the struggle against the British. […]

  • Sudan: EU Parliament Urges Sudan to End Violence Against Protests
    on 18/01/2019 at 07:52

    [Radio Dabanga] Strasbourg -Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have urged Sudanese authorities to end violence against those protesting President Al Bashir's regime. […]

  • Africa: Global Leadership Deficit Leaves Development Goals in Doldrums
    on 18/01/2019 at 07:37

    [Thomson Reuters Foundation] Madrid -"There has been ... a lot of lip service but not enough action," says former head of U.N. Development Programm […]

  • Zimbabwe: EU Blasts Harare's Crackdown, UK Summons London Ambassador
    on 18/01/2019 at 07:23

    [New Zimbabwe] The European Union (EU) condemned disproportionate use of force by the Zimbabwe government Thursday while Britain summoned Harare's ambassador to London as pressure against President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration increased. […]

  • Zimbabwe: Belarus Deal to Make Zim Transport Logistics Hub
    on 18/01/2019 at 06:52

    [The Herald] Mabasa Sasa -President Mnangagwa and his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko yesterday sealed eight agreements, and also advanced a grand infrastructure scheme that could make Zimbabwe a regional transport and logistics hub. The eight agreements cover various aspects of education and training, science and technology, agriculture and legal issues such as extradition. […]

  • Zimbabwe: Zim, Belarus Seal Nine Agreements
    on 18/01/2019 at 06:41

    [The Herald] Minsk, Belarus -Presidents Emmerson Mnangagwa and Alexander Lukashenko have sealed nine agreements that will see Zimbabwe and Belarus enhancing co-operation. […]

  • Angola: Germany Wants to Increase Investment in Angola
    on 18/01/2019 at 06:36

    [ANGOP] Luanda -Germany is available to increase its investment in Angola in the energy and health sectors, the ambassador of the European country to Angola, Dirk Lolke, said Thursday in Luanda. […]

  • Congo-Kinshasa: 10 Things You Might Not Know About Patrice Lumumba
    on 17/01/2019 at 14:46

    [allAfrica] Cape Town -(1) January 17 marks the forty-first anniversary of the brutal assassination of Patrice Lumumba. […]

  • Africa: 6 Drown Attempting to Cross to Europe
    on 17/01/2019 at 13:22

    [CAJ News] Tripoli -AT least 16 people have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea in an attempt to reach Europe since the beginning of the year. […]

  • Gambia: Turkish Embassy Donates to Gambia Armed Forces
    on 17/01/2019 at 10:57

    [Foroyaa] The Republic of Turkey through its Embassy, yesterday January 15th, donated some military outfits and accessories to the Gambia Armed Forces at Defense Headquarters in Banjul. […]

  • Uganda: Government Seeks U.S.$246 Million From UK to Develop Namanve Road Network
    on 17/01/2019 at 08:40

    [Monitor] Government has applied for a $246m (Shs910b) loan from UK for the development of Kampala Industrial and Business Park in Namanve. […]

  • Africa: Preventing a New Euro-Missile Race
    on 16/01/2019 at 10:20

    [IPS] Washington DC -Next month, it is very likely the Trump administration will take the next step toward fulfilling the president's threat to "terminate" one of the most far-reaching and most successful nuclear arms reduction agreements: the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, which led to the verifiable elimination of 2,692 Soviet and U.S. missiles based in Europe. […]

  • South Africa: This Woman Just Drove a 1958 Morris Minor From Scotland to Cape Town
    on 16/01/2019 at 08:42

    [News24Wire] A woman from New Zealand has finally arrived in Cape Town after a gruelling journey by car from Aberdeen in Scotland to Cape Town. […]

  • Sudan: Joint Talks Between Sudanese and Turkish Parliaments
    on 16/01/2019 at 08:09

    [SNA] Khartoum -The National Assembly's Foreign Affairs Committee which is chaired by Dr Mohamed Al-Mukhtar, held talks with the Visiting Turkish parliamentary delegation led by Ambassador Volkan Bozkir, Chair of the Turkish Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee. […]

  • Sudan: Dr. Al-Dirdiri Receives Russian Ambassador
    on 16/01/2019 at 08:09

    [SNA] Khartoum -The Foreign Minister, Dr. Al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed, received in his office Tuesday the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Russia. […]

  • Sudan: Parliament Speaker Meets Delegation of Turkish MPs
    on 16/01/2019 at 08:09

    [SNA] Khartoum -The Speaker of National Assembly, Professor Ibrahim Ahmed Omer, Monday met with a delegation of Turkish parliamentarians, led by the head of the Turkish Parliament's External Relations Committee. […]

  • Angola: Angola and UAE Sign Energy and Waters Agreement
    on 16/01/2019 at 08:02

    [ANGOP] Abu Dhabi -The authorities of Angola and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last Monday signed three agreements in the domain of production, transportation and supply of electric power and drinkable water. […]

  • Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Says Protests 'Fizzling Out' As World Urges Respect for Human Rights
    on 16/01/2019 at 06:41

    [New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday showed little concern about the deadly unrest back home as he continued his widely criticised state visit to Russia and met counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow. […]

  • Kenya: Kipchoge to Farah - See You in London
    on 16/01/2019 at 06:17

    [Nation] World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge from Kenya is relishing a chance to take on home athlete Mo Farah in London Marathon on April 28. […]

  • Africa: Monaco and Investisseurs & Partenaires launch an Education Fund for Africa
    on 15/01/2019 at 16:07

    [35°N] Monaco, January 15, 2019 - Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P) and the Government of Monaco signed a partnership agreement to create the first impact fund dedicated to education in Africa. Launched by 2020, its objective will be to address the challenges of access, equity, quality and adequacy of education in Africa. […]

  • Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Arrives in Russia As Protests Rock Zimbabwe
    on 15/01/2019 at 06:17

    [New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has arrived in Russia to kick start his five-nation European tour as protests against his government rocked Harare and Bulawayo. […]


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