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U.S., Canada and Africa news headlines aggregated from diverse sources by all Africa.com

  • South Sudan: Troika Statement On Escalating Conflict in South Sudan
    on 22/02/2019 at 11:14

    [PR Newswire] London -The UK, US and Norway have issued a Troika statement on the conflict in South Sudan. […]

  • Zimbabwe: Work George Soros to Death
    on 22/02/2019 at 08:30

    [The Herald] Back in October of 2018, when US Federal Agents discovered an explosive at the personal residence of white ruling class philanthropist George Soros, it was immediately detonated in the woods by a well-trained bomb squad. […]

  • Nigeria: U.S. Denies Negative Comment On Atiku
    on 22/02/2019 at 05:35

    [Premium Times] The U.S embassy has denied a tweet credited to U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, where he reportedly gave negative comment about the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar. […]

  • Somalia: Understaffed Africom Cutting Hundreds More Troops
    on 21/02/2019 at 13:11

    [Shabelle] U.S. Africa Command has begun cutting up to 10 percent of its forces from the continent in response to U.S. security challenges elsewhere, the top U.S. commander for Africa told reporters at the Munich Security Conference. […]

  • Africa: Why Opposing the Man Trump Wants As Head of the World Bank Might Just Work
    on 21/02/2019 at 11:53

    [The Conversation Africa] US President Donald Trump's nomination of his Treasury Undersecretary David Malpass to become President of the World Bank Group and CEO of the World Bank should be seen more as an opportunity than a problem by African leaders and other major borrowers. […]

  • Kenya: Kenyan Accountant Extradited to U.S Over Sh3.6 Billion Fraud
    on 20/02/2019 at 12:07

    [Nairobi News] A Kenyan man accused of stealing Sh3.6 billion ($36 million) from an American media technology services company has been extradited from his South American hideout. […]

  • Rwanda: Kagame Shares Rwanda's Story With U.S. Business Leaders
    on 20/02/2019 at 08:03

    [New Times] On Rwanda charting its own path, Kagame told the business leaders that the country has no specific set of rules that have guided her development blueprint. […]

  • Kenya: Kenyan Nurse in U.S. Suffers Brain Damage in Elevator Accident
    on 20/02/2019 at 06:06

    [Nairobi News] A Kenyan nurse in Texas, United States is fighting for her life after being hospitalized with severe brain injuries suffered in an elevator accident. […]

  • Somalia: U.S. Drone Strikes Are a Potent Weapon, but Not a Game Changer
    on 20/02/2019 at 04:51

    [The Conversation Africa] In recent years, drones have emerged as the United States' weapon of choice. They enable the US to intervene in conflicts without putting its soldiers in harm's way, and seemingly offer an alternative to costly interventions - as in Afghanistan and Iraq. […]

  • Sudan: New Bilateral Talks Between U.S. Delegation, Sudan
    on 19/02/2019 at 16:32

    [Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A senior US delegation headed by the special assistant to the president and senior advisor to Africa at the National Security Council, visited Khartoum for talks with the Sudanese government, represented by the Assistant to the President Feisal Ibrahim, about the Sudanese-American relations. […]

  • Sudan: Dr. Faisal and US Official Discuss Dialogue Between the Two Countries
    on 19/02/2019 at 11:36

    [SNA] Khartoum -Assistant of the President of the Republic, Faisal Hassan Ibrahim, has discussed with the special aide to the US President and top adviser for African at the National Security Council, Cyril Sartre, progress of the second phase of the Sudanese - American dialogue. […]

  • South Africa: SA to Market Itself in the U.S.
    on 19/02/2019 at 09:16

    [SAnews.gov.za] Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe is set to highlight trade and investment opportunities in South Africa at the 22nd Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit in New York. […]

  • Africa: Countries' Debt Crises Are Not the Fault of Creditors Alone
    on 19/02/2019 at 04:38

    [Deutsche Welle] G8 countries cancelled the debts of 18 African countries in 2005. But many of these countries now face bankruptcy again. Is China really to blame, as many in the West believe? […]

  • Somalia: Al-Shabaab Claims 3 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Base Attack
    on 18/02/2019 at 10:00

    [Shabelle] Al-Shabab announced via their official media wing that their fighters had killed U.S. and Somali soldiers at the Baledogle Military Airbase in the Shebelle province of southern Somalia on Friday morning. […]

  • Kenya: Tourist Arrested for Assaulting Narok Trader Muneer Ishmael
    on 18/02/2019 at 09:43

    [Nation] A tourist has been arrested for assaulting a businessman in Narok. […]

  • Liberia: Team of U.S. Agriculture Experts Visits College
    on 18/02/2019 at 07:35

    [Observer] A team of experts from the United States of America is visiting the Liberia International Christian College in Ganta, assessing the school's facilities for possible establishment of the vocational education in the college. […]

  • South Africa: Jeff Bezos and Iqbal Survé, the Amazon and the Amazing Ego
    on 18/02/2019 at 07:27

    [Daily Maverick] Jeff Bezos and Iqbal Survé represent two very different ways of behaviour by media owners. Bezos is hands-off his US newspaper titles, and used social media to expose National Enquirer boss, David Pecker. Survé's image and words are all over his titles, which he has used to advance his business empire, but which he this past week appeared to have weaponised in synchronicity, signalling the death of editorial freedom at one of South Africa's biggest media companies. […]

  • Rwanda: Rwandan Club to Feature in NBA's Basketball Africa League
    on 18/02/2019 at 05:15

    [New Times] NBA and FIBA have announced plans to launch a professional basketball league for Africa called, Basketball Africa League. […]

  • Zimbabwe: Stop Lecturing Zimbabwe, Zanu-PF Tells U.S.
    on 16/02/2019 at 08:06

    [The Herald] The United States must stop lecturing Zimbabwe on how to conduct its affairs as it has no moral ground to do so, Zanu-PF has said. In a statement yesterday, the ruling party's Secretary for Information and Publicity Cde Simon Khaya Moyo said the Trump administration should disabuse itself of the Big Brother mentality, as that was unacceptable. […]

  • Africa: Diasporas to the Rescue for Investment?
    on 15/02/2019 at 15:07

    [The Conversation Africa] In times of conflict, many economies flounder. Investors and the private sector tend to be averse to risk, and will avoid putting money into countries where peace and security are not guaranteed. […]

  • Zimbabwe: U.S. Overstepping Its Boundaries On Zimbabwe
    on 15/02/2019 at 11:08

    [The Herald] The United States has the capacity to change the situation prevailing in Zimbabwe for the better -- if it just backs off and take their illegally imposed sanctions with them. […]

  • South Africa: Banks That Manipulate the Rand - Are Millions in Fines a Deterrent?
    on 15/02/2019 at 09:52

    [allAfrica] British multinational banking and financial services company, Standard Chartered has pleaded guilty to manipulating currencies, including the rand, between 2007 and 2013, South Africa's Competition Commission has said in a statement. […]

  • Somalia: Overview of U.S. Support to Somalia Economic Development
    on 15/02/2019 at 09:30

    [Shabelle] The United States is proud to support the people and government of Somalia as they seek to create a better tomorrow, including through economic development and job creation. The United States is committed to providing up to $74 million in investment for these programs. […]

  • Ethiopia: U.S. Announces U.S.$40 Million to Support Goal of Universal Health Coverage
    on 15/02/2019 at 09:05

    [Addis Standard] Over the next five years, the new program will focus on mobilizing increased domestic resources and streamlining medical insurance schemes […]

  • Ethiopia: U.S Launches U.S.$40 Million to Support Universal Health Coverage Goal
    on 15/02/2019 at 08:21

    [ENA] Addis Ababa -The United States have launched a new five-year 40 million USD Health Financing Improvement Program to support Ethiopia's capacity to provide quality affordable healthcare for citizens across the country, according to USA Embassy in Ethiopia. […]

  • Nigeria: I Wish Nigeria Well - Clinton
    on 15/02/2019 at 07:04

    [Vanguard] Former United States President Bill Clinton has wished Nigeria well ahead of tomorrow's presidential and National Assembly elections. […]

  • Angola: Angola Benefits From U.S. Financial, Technical Support
    on 15/02/2019 at 06:18

    [ANGOP] Luanda -Angola is among the three African countries that will benefit from funding and technical support from the United States to boost economic activity in the country. […]

  • Nigeria: U.S Reiterates Support for Peaceful Polls in Nigeria
    on 15/02/2019 at 05:48

    [Premium Times] The U.S. Embassy has reiterated its support for peaceful polls in Nigeria as the general elections begin on Saturday. […]

  • Nigeria: Job Creation Holds the Key to Nigeria's Future - Ambassador Sanders
    on 14/02/2019 at 23:40

    [allAfrica] Washington, DC -As Nigeria prepares to vote on February 16, Robin R. Sanders CEO-FEEEDS, former U.S. ambassador to Nigeria,was interviewed by Gallup. Sanders, who also served as U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Congo, and U.S. Permanent Representative to ECOWAS, outlined the key challenges facing Africa's most populous nation in this Q & A, which Gallup published on February 13, 2019. What has changed in Nigeria since the last election? Over the course of the past two elections, particularly in 2015, Nigeria […]

  • Libya: Al-Qaeda in Libya Hit With US Airstrike
    on 14/02/2019 at 14:47

    [RFI] Libya's Government of National Accord (GNA) have said that the US carried out an airstrike against Al-Qaeda on Wednesday night in southern Libya. […]


 

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