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Today
The system was "polluted" with bad laws but things are improving, says the country's president. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
The California-based charity Justice Rising is working to educate youngsters in conflict zones, especially the strife-torn eastern section of the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is one of many organizations struggling to meet a need that is largely unmet in trouble spots worldwide, according to the the United Nations Children's [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: VOA Africa News
A California charity is helping to educate youngsters in conflict zones, especially the strife-torn eastern section of the Democratic Republic of Congo. As VOA's Mike O'Sullivan reports, the group Justice Rising is attempting to meet a need that is largely unmet in trouble spots worldwide. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: VOA Africa News
A team of African asylum seekers, All Black FC, hope football can change their lives in Hong Kong. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
Liverpool and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah wins the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year award for 2017-18. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
Israel's Justice minister vowed to help Ethiopia's Jews immigrate to Israel as soon as possible during a rare visit to Ethiopia. Ayelet Shaked visited the synagogue in Addis Ababa on Sunday. “These programs that will eventually reunite Ethiopian Jews with their families in Israel are not generally easy,” said Shaked to the [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: VOA Africa News
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah is voted the PFA Player of the Year for 2017-18, with Leroy Sane picking up the young player award [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
Earlier
Somalia's finance minister said the country is winning in its effort to get the trust of international financial institutions and could receive debt relief as early as next year. Abdirahman Duale Beileh, who participated in the spring meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank last week in Washington, [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
Source: VOA Africa News
Napoli are right back in Serie A title contention thanks to Kalidou Koulibaly's dramatic late header in their game with Juventus. [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
As Arsene Wenger prepares to leave Arsenal after 22 years, he leaves a legacy of signing and nurturing some of Africa's top stars. [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
Marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge win his third title, while Vivian Cheruiyot won the women's race. [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
The U.N. refugee agency is appealing to armed groups in southern Libya to allow humanitarian access to thousands of people displaced by fighting to provide urgently needed relief. Recent deadly clashes between armed groups in and around the southern Libyan city of Sabha have forced an estimated 1,900 families or more [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
Source: VOA Africa News
Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Christian Gross is appointed as the new head coach of Egyptian giants Zamalek on a two-year deal. [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
A British scientist is proposing a new approach to fighting the spread of malaria, a treatable mosquito-borne disease that kills hundreds of thousands each year, the vast majority of them young children in Africa. As Faith Lapidus reports, he is developing an antimalarial drug designed not for humans, but for [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
Source: VOA Africa News
A new church in South Africa celebrates drinking, and not just the communion wine. Worshippers at the Gabola church attend services in bars and taverns, where a pastor blesses their alcoholic beverages. From Washington, VOA's Jill Craig has more on this unorthodox church. [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
Source: VOA Africa News
How one girl started an app to stop harassment of students on the commute to school in Tanzania. [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
Cameroon is denying a report by the U.N. refugee agency that it has forcibly repatriated close to 400 Nigerian refugees and asylum-seekers since January, but it says people running to areas prone to regular attacks by Boko Haram had to be moved to safer localities. Midjiyawa Bakari, governor of Cameroon's [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
Source: VOA Africa News
After their first visit to Morocco to assess the country's suitability to host the 2026 World Cup, Fifa experts give the bid a mixed review so far. [...]
Sat, Apr 21, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
Three former African champions will play in the same group in this year's Confederation Cup, following Saturday's draw in Cairo. [...]
Sat, Apr 21, 2018
Source: BBC Africa News
The UN refugee agency denounces the latest forcible deportations of Nigerian refugees to violence-prone Borno State by Cameroon, calling it a violation of international law. The UN refugee agency says it is alarmed at what appears to be an unsettling pattern of forced returns. So far this year, the [...]
Sat, Apr 21, 2018
Source: VOA Africa News

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