Get it on Google Play تحميل تطبيق نبأ للآندرويد مجانا

West Africa: Senior U.S. Policy Team to Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea and Mauritania

AllAfrica News

[White House] Washington, DC -- Principal Deputy National Security Advisor Jon Finer will travel to Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, and Mauritania for official meetings next week. He will be joined by National Security Council Senior Director for Africa Dana Banks and Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Michael Gonzalez.

October 17th 2021, 11:46 pm

Africa: What Makes GERD a Pan-African Project?

AllAfrica News

[Ethiopian Herald] From the victory at Adwa to the establishment of the Organization of African Union (OAU) and many other continental achievements Ethiopia has been setting examples that promote the feeling of pan Africanism. The construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) also serves as an indication to its contributions of upholding the values of pan Africanism. Beyond supplying electric power to Ethiopia, the dam can also regulate the ecosystem of the region as well as help in controlling flood in the lowe

October 17th 2021, 6:31 pm

Sudan: Factional Divisions Endanger Transition to Democracy

AllAfrica News

[DW] Crowds of protesters have taken to the streets of Khartoum to call for the military to take power. The current political tensions in Sudan could jeopardize the country's transition to democracy.

October 17th 2021, 6:31 pm

Kenya: Listen to Indigenous People On Conservation, NGO Leader Says

AllAfrica News

[Nation] Indigenous and local communities should be given a chance to speak on their social, economic and conservation issues, the leader of a nongovernmental organisation has said.

October 17th 2021, 12:02 pm

Ethiopia: How Social Media Became a Battleground in the Tigray Conflict

AllAfrica News

[VOA] Washington -- When Ethiopian federal forces and the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) started fighting in November 2020, a second front quickly opened online, where both sides seek to control the narrative.

October 17th 2021, 12:02 pm

Nigeria: Pandora Papers - EFCC Summons Peter Obi

AllAfrica News

[Premium Times] Peter Obi has been asked to report at the agency's Abuja headquarters on October 27 to face investigators.

October 17th 2021, 12:02 pm

Tanzania: EU Stresses Youth Role in Fighting Climate Change

AllAfrica News

[Daily News] THE Head of Delegation of The European Union (EU) to Tanzania and the East African Community Mr Manfredo Fanti has said that youth in Tanzania have a unique role in fighting climate change and promoting green cities and thus they must be given priority in such efforts.

October 17th 2021, 12:02 pm

Kenya: Kenya to Host Sixth Leg of World Rally Championship Next June

AllAfrica News

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Organisers have confirmed that next year's Safari Rally, a leg of the World Rally Championship (WRC) will be staged on June 23-26 as the sixth stop of the Championship.

October 17th 2021, 4:30 am

South Africa: Still No Sahpra Report On Adjustments Made to Ivermectin Use After Leave to Appeal

AllAfrica News

[Daily Maverick] The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) has not yet reported to the Pretoria High Court on adjustments on the use of ivermectin for the treatment of Covid-19 after it was given leave to appeal an order that it must do so.

October 17th 2021, 4:30 am

South Sudan: South Sudan Activists Say Phones Were Compromised Ahead of Planned Protests

AllAfrica News

[VOA] Juba -- Political activists in South Sudan say mobile phone carrier Zain South Sudan illegally disrupted their telephone service, crippling their communications ahead of a planned anti-government protest.

October 16th 2021, 8:15 pm

Swaziland: eSwatini Government Shuts Down Internet

AllAfrica News

[Nation] The Eswatini government on Friday shut down the internet for two hours as pro-democracy protests intensified.

October 16th 2021, 8:15 pm

Uganda: Money Motivating Doctors to Do More C-Sections - Report

AllAfrica News

[Monitor] Many Ugandan doctors are violating ethics to induce demand for caesarean section (C-section) among expectant mothers for monetary gain despite the health risks the procedure presents, a new research report by a Makerere University lecturer indicates.

October 16th 2021, 3:30 pm

Kenya: How Eastern Africa Can Speed Up Its Pursuit of Food Security

AllAfrica News

[Nation] As the global community marks this year's World Food Day on October 16, where does Eastern Africa stand in respect of food and nutrition security, which is a declared target? It is still a long way off.

October 16th 2021, 3:30 pm

Nigeria: Unease As Nigeria Marks One Year After #EndSARS Protests

AllAfrica News

[DW] One year after #EndSARS protests rocked Nigeria, police have warned against a repeat to mark the anniversary. The largest protest in Nigeria's history ended after the army reportedly killed at least 12 demonstrators.

October 16th 2021, 12:21 pm

East Africa: UN Court Decision a Fresh Test for Kenya-Somalia Ties

AllAfrica News

[Crisis Group] The International Court of Justice on 12 October handed down a decision mostly upholding Somalia's claims in a long-running maritime border dispute with Kenya. In this Q&A, Crisis Group expert Meron Elias assesses the potential impact on relations between the two countries.

October 16th 2021, 12:21 pm

Nigeria: Fire Razes Premium Times Head Office

AllAfrica News

[Premium Times] Fire razed a section of the PREMIUM TIMES head office in Abuja on Friday, damaging the newspaper's newsroom and destroying properties.

October 16th 2021, 11:00 am

Zimbabwe: Police Arrest Violent, Abusive Harare Teacher

AllAfrica News

[New Zimbabwe] POLICE in Harare have arrested Micheal Freeman Chingwaru (39), a teacher at Einstein Tuition Centre for violently assaulting a student at the private school.

October 16th 2021, 11:00 am

Angola: Oil Surplus to Fund Public Projects

AllAfrica News

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Oil revenue surplus to be collected this year will be earmarked for the implementation of the 2021 budget's Public Investment Programme projects, said Friday the Angolan head of State, João Lourenço.

October 16th 2021, 11:00 am

Nigeria: #ENDSARS - Osinbajo, Govs Beg Youths to Halt Commemorative Protests

AllAfrica News

[This Day] Abuja -- *Promise compensation for victims, prosecution of indicted persons

October 16th 2021, 11:00 am

Ethiopia: Special Attention to Ethiopia's Avocado Products to Penetrate the Global Market

AllAfrica News

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian farmers in the regions of Amhara and Oromia are preparing to export avocados to the international market. 447 farmers in the Amhara region, as well as several others in the Oromia region, are prepared to export high-quality avocados.

October 16th 2021, 6:46 am

Algeria: Confronting France's Colonial Past - Harkis Eye Reparations

AllAfrica News

[DW] President Emmanuel Macron has apologized to the tens of thousands of French loyalist fighters whom France left behind when it exited Algeria in 1962. But some of the fighters, known as Harkis, say more needs to be done.

October 16th 2021, 6:46 am

Congo-Kinshasa: WHO to Deploy Experts to Prevent Sexual Abuse After DRC Scandal

AllAfrica News

[DW] The World Health Organization has been under pressure after nearly two dozen of its employees were accused of sexual abuse in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

October 16th 2021, 6:46 am

Ethiopia: Food Heroes - Ethiopian Avocado Farmer's 'Transformational' Crop

AllAfrica News

[UN News] An Ethiopian farmer has been talking about how avocados have transformed the lives of not just his family but also of people living in his community.

October 16th 2021, 6:46 am

Nigeria: U.S. Cautious Over Claims Key IS African Leader Is Dead

AllAfrica News

[VOA] Washington -- Claims from Nigeria that the leader of one of the fastest-growing Islamic State terror group affiliates is dead are being met with extreme caution in the United States.

October 16th 2021, 6:46 am

Somalia: ICJ Judgment Creates Tough Decisions for Future Relations of Kenya and Somalia

AllAfrica News

[East African] The decision on the dispute over the maritime boundary between Somalia and Kenya in the Indian Ocean, which was handed down on October 12 by a 14-bench of the International Court of Justice sitting in The Hague, is still reverberating.

October 16th 2021, 6:46 am

South Africa: Strides Made in Interventions for Military Veterans

AllAfrica News

[SAnews.gov.za] Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele says government is going to great lengths to address the issues faced by military veterans in the country.

October 16th 2021, 4:31 am

South Africa: Covid-19 Booster Shot for Immunocompromised South Africans

AllAfrica News

[SAnews.gov.za] Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, has announced that the Ministerial Advisory Committee (MAC) on COVID-19 Vaccines has advised that additional doses be given to individuals with compromised immunity.

October 16th 2021, 2:48 am

South Africa: New Covid-19 Cases Down By 28% in SA

AllAfrica News

[SAnews.gov.za] South Africa continues to see a decline in COVID-19 infections, with new cases dropping by 28% in the past seven days.

October 15th 2021, 10:31 pm

Africa: New Malaria Vaccine to Benefit Hundreds of Thousands of African Children

AllAfrica News

[VOA] Abuja -- The World Health Organization's endorsement of the world's first malaria vaccine marks a major advance against the mosquito-borne illness, which kills some 265,000 children in Africa annually.

October 15th 2021, 6:16 pm

South Africa: Fifty Men Rescued From House In Johannesburg Could Be In Country Illegally

AllAfrica News

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Fifty young men including an 11-year-old boy, have been rescued from a house in Lenasia, a suburb in Johannesburg, by members of the South African police.

October 15th 2021, 11:48 am

South Africa: All Systems Go for 2021 National Senior Certificate Exams

AllAfrica News

[SAnews.gov.za] The quality assurance examination board, Umalusi, says plans are in place and the system is ready to administer the November 2021 final National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations.

October 15th 2021, 11:48 am

Cameroon: Authorities in Anglophone Cameroon Call for Calm After Schoolgirl Shot Dead

AllAfrica News

[RFI] Authorities in English-speaking western Cameroon have appealed for calm after a policeman who killed a four-year-old schoolgirl was lynched by an angry mob. This comes just weeks after the new school year began in the troubled region, with students returning in large numbers for the first time in four years.

October 15th 2021, 8:31 am

Nigeria: Nigeria Inflation Slows for Sixth Straight Month

AllAfrica News

[Premium Times] When compared on a monthly basis, the prices of goods and services actually rose as the headline index climbed between August and September.

October 15th 2021, 8:31 am

Nigeria: Central Bank Disburses U.S.$145 Million to Fund Rail Infrastructure in Lagos

AllAfrica News

[This Day] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has announced that it has through three commercial banks financed railway infrastructure in Lagos to the tune of N6 billion.

October 15th 2021, 7:00 am

Africa: Covid-19 Death Toll Nears 215,000 Across the Continent

AllAfrica News

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- As of October 15, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached  8,415,289 while over 102,340,806 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.

October 15th 2021, 7:00 am

Africa: Stop TB Partnership Concerned Over WHO Global TB Report Findings

AllAfrica News

[Stop TB Partnership] The Stop TB Partnership notes with concern the data released today by the World Health Organization (WHO) as part of the 2021 Global Tuberculosis Report, which features data on disease trends and the response to the epidemic from over 200 countries and areas.

October 15th 2021, 5:16 am

Zimbabwe: Minister Signals Soft Stance Towards Crypto-Currencies

AllAfrica News

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is ready to soften its stance on crypto-currencies, judging by Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube's remarks this week, that he intends to develop a framework and rules that govern formal trading in asset classes of the digital money.

October 15th 2021, 5:16 am

Kenya: Government Bows to Pressure, Reduce Fuel Prices

AllAfrica News

[Nairobi News] The government appeared to have bowed to pressure to reduce the price of petrol.

October 15th 2021, 4:31 am

Swaziland: Alarm as Police Respond Violently to Schoolchildren's Protest

AllAfrica News

[Nation] Pro-democracy protests by Eswatini schoolchildren intensified this week, with reports emerging that learners were shot at by the military and police.

October 15th 2021, 4:31 am

Africa: Covid-19 Caused Rise in TB Deaths for First Time in a Decade- WHO

AllAfrica News

[UN News] Deaths from tuberculosis - one of the top infectious killers in the world - have increased for the first time in a decade, as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.

October 15th 2021, 4:31 am

Africa: Biodiversity Depends On Pollinators - A First Estimate of How Many Plants Rely On Animals

AllAfrica News

[The Conversation Africa] The honeybee may be the best-known pollinator of plants, but there are thousands of pollinator species, including other bees, butterflies, moths, beetles, flies and even some birds and mammals. Pollinators help to produce food - their contribution to crops is worth billions of dollars. But they are also essential for the reproduction of plants generally, and thus for biodiversity.

October 15th 2021, 4:31 am

Nigeria: Buhari, Osibanjo to Spend U.S.$8,7 Million On Meals, Travels - Highest Since 2015

AllAfrica News

[Premium Times] Allocation for the meals of Mr Buhari and Mr Osinbajo's office has been pegged at N457 million in the proposed 2022 budget.

October 15th 2021, 4:31 am

South Africa: Ministers Freed In Military Vets Hostage Drama

AllAfrica News

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Thandi Modise, Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele, and Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Thabang Makwetla were held hostage by disgruntled military veterans who said the government failed to address their demands.

October 15th 2021, 4:31 am

Africa: Why Banning Financing for Fossil Fuel Projects Isn't a Climate Solution

AllAfrica News

[The Conversation Africa] Today's global energy inequities are staggering.

October 15th 2021, 2:30 am

South Sudan: In a Flashpoint Town, Women Peacemakers Try to Bridge the Divide

AllAfrica News

[The New Humanitarian] Malakal, South Sudan -- 'Thinking along ethnic lines is not helpful. If we want to feed our families, we need to stay together.'

October 15th 2021, 2:30 am

Africa: Ending Malaria Needs to Focus On Poverty - Quick Fixes Won't Cut It

AllAfrica News

[The Conversation Africa] Globally more than 400,000 people die of malaria annually. Africa carries a disproportionate burden of the disease. In 2019, 94% of deaths and cases were recorded in the region.

October 15th 2021, 2:30 am

Nigeria: Military Chief Confirms Death of ISWAP Leader Al-Barnawi

AllAfrica News

[Premium Times] "I can authoritatively confirm to you that Abu Musab is dead. As simple as that. He is dead and remains dead."

October 15th 2021, 2:30 am

Ethiopia: Govt Offensive Intensifying, Tigrayan Forces Say

AllAfrica News

[DW] Military attacks are once again punctuating the ongoing crisis in Ethiopia. But government officials have not acknowledged a fresh offensive, which Tigray forces say began last week.

October 15th 2021, 2:30 am

West Africa: ECOWAS in Guinea - Tough On Coups, Tame On the Causes of Coups

AllAfrica News

[African Arguments] The West African bloc and the African Union are suffering from a credibility problem, but they are not irredeemable.

October 15th 2021, 2:30 am

East Africa: Biden Stresses Peace in the Horn During Meeting With Kenyatta

AllAfrica News

[Nation] US President Joe Biden on Thursday asked Kenya to play a central role in securing the Horn region, even as he pledged to donate a further 17 million doses of J&J Covid-19 jabs to the African Union.

October 15th 2021, 12:58 am

Nigeria: Govt Orders TV Stations to Feature Sign Language Interpreters

AllAfrica News

[Premium Times] The government says public and private channels should comply.

October 15th 2021, 12:46 am

Nigeria: Over 13,000 Terrorists, Families Surrender to Nigerian Troops - DHQ

AllAfrica News

[Premium Times] The surrendered terrorists comprise 3,243 males, 3,868 females and 6,234 children.

October 15th 2021, 12:46 am

Nigeria: Military Finally Confirms Death of Vicious ISWAP Leader, Al-Barnawi

AllAfrica News

[Daily Trust] SUB: The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, has confirmed the killing of Leader of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), Abu...

October 15th 2021, 12:46 am

Kenya: Police Arrest Slain Athlete Agnes Tirop's Husband in Mombasa

AllAfrica News

[Nation] Emmanuel Rotich, the husband of slain Kenyan long distance athlete Agnes Tirop, has been arrested in Mombasa, Nation Sport can confirm.

October 15th 2021, 12:46 am

Nigeria: Nigerian States Receiving Huge Federal Allocations but Can't Keep Children in School

AllAfrica News

[Premium Times] Nine of the Nigerian states receiving the highest revenue allocations also have some of the highest numbers of out-of-school children in the country, raising concerns over accountability and prioritisation.

October 14th 2021, 5:43 pm

Sudan: 'GIS Travel Ban' Escalates Tensions Between Sudan Govt's Military and Civilian Components

AllAfrica News

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- The crisis between the military and civilian components of Sudan's transitional government have escalated significantly after reports that the General Intelligence Service (GIS) issued a travel ban for 11 leading members of the Empowerment Removal Committee (ERC)*, including a member of the Sovereignty Council and a Minister.

October 14th 2021, 5:31 pm

Zimbabwe: Elephant Tramples Tourist

AllAfrica News

[The Herald] A South African tourist was yesterday trampled to death by an elephant while taking an unguided tour in the Mana Pools National Park.

October 14th 2021, 4:16 pm

Zimbabwe: Private Sector Packed With Corrupt Executives - Anti-Graft Body

AllAfrica News

[New Zimbabwe] Victoria Falls -- Senior management officials working in the private sector are the most corrupt individuals, the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) chairperson, Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo has said.

October 14th 2021, 4:16 pm

Southern Africa: Domestic Debt At 63.2% Breaches SADC Benchmark

AllAfrica News

[New Era] Namibia's total debt as a percentage of gross domestic debt (GDP) has breached the Southern African Development Community (SADC) benchmark of 60%.

October 14th 2021, 3:15 pm

Liberia: Women Farmers Made Destitute By Pandemic

AllAfrica News

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- Weatta Gbelly has seen hardship in her 35 years but nothing prepared her for the Covid-19 pandemic. Ms. Gbelly has never had the virus, neither does she know anyone who has, but she has suffered just the same.

October 14th 2021, 11:30 am

Tanzania: 'You're Tanzania's Pride' President Mwinyi Tells Nobel Prize Winner Abdulrazak Gurnah

AllAfrica News

[Daily News] ZANZIBAR President Dr Hussein Mwinyi has praised the winner of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature Abdulrazak Gurnah as the national pride, while welcoming the Tanzanian-born novelist and academic to Zanzibar.

October 14th 2021, 11:30 am

Ethiopia: World Powers Urge Factions in Tigray Conflict to Embrace Dialogue

AllAfrica News

[Nation] The United States, the European Union, France, Germany and the United Kingdom have called on all parties to the Tigray conflict to immediately engage in negotiations to end the bloody civil war in north Ethiopia.

October 14th 2021, 11:30 am

Nigeria: Usage of Nigeria As Transit for Pangolin Smuggling Worries Customs

AllAfrica News

[Vanguard] The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has decried the usage of Nigeria as a transit route for the smuggling of Pangolin scales and claws, even as the Service in collaboration with the Wild Life Justice Commission, WLJC, intercepted 1,014.5 kilograms of Pangolin scales worth over N 1.728 billion.

October 14th 2021, 11:30 am

Africa: Vaccine Distrust Pervades Social Media Posts in Six African Nations

AllAfrica News

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- A new analysis of online content in six African nations referring to Covid-19 vaccines has revealed that posts reflecting distrust of, or hesitancy over, vaccinations are dominating social media.

October 14th 2021, 11:13 am

Africa: Over 110 Million Covid-19 Vaccinations Administered Across Continent

AllAfrica News

[allAfrica] As of October 14, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 8,409,152 while over  110,520,032 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.

October 14th 2021, 10:30 am

Africa: Africa's Farmers Click With Digital Tools to Boost Crops #AfricaClimateCrisis

AllAfrica News

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] From renting tractors to monitoring crops by satellite, a slew of agri-tech innovations have emerged over the last decade to serve Africa's long-neglected small-scale farmers

October 14th 2021, 10:30 am

Kenya: Recent High-Profile Convictions Boost War on Corruption

AllAfrica News

[Nation] The State appears to be making progress in the fight against corruption and economic crimes such as abuse of public office, theft and mismanagement of public funds.

October 14th 2021, 10:30 am

Zimbabwe: Currency Risks Collapse, Private Sector Warns

AllAfrica News

[Nation] Zimbabwe's leading industrialists have warned that the country's currency is in danger of collapsing as businesses resort to US dollar transactions.

October 14th 2021, 10:30 am

Rwanda: Top Volleyball Official Bagirishya Sentenced to Two Years in Prison

AllAfrica News

[New Times] Jean de Dieu Bagirishya, the Rwanda Volleyball Federation's Vice President in charge of Competitions, has been convicted of forgery and sentenced to two years in prison.

October 14th 2021, 10:30 am

Rwanda: Why Kigali's Central Sewerage System is Delayed

AllAfrica News

[New Times] The project to construct a multibillion central sewerage system in City of Kigali is yet to take shape, which continues to expose urban dwellers to threats stemming from poor waste management.

October 14th 2021, 10:30 am

Zimbabwe: Opposition Supporters Fundraise Bullet Proof Car for Chamisa

AllAfrica News

[New Zimbabwe] MDC Alliance supporters have launched a fundraising campaign to buy a top-of-the-range bulletproof vehicle for the party leader Nelson Chamisa.

October 14th 2021, 10:30 am

Uganda: Uganda to Benefit From U.S.$1 Million Survivor Leadership Fund to Fight Slavery, Human Traff

AllAfrica News

[Independent (Kampala)] London, UK -- A new US$1 million fund launched by the Freedom Fund aims to get money directly into the hands of organisations led by survivors of modern slavery - and then trust them to spend it in the ways they think will achieve the most impact.

October 14th 2021, 10:30 am

Ethiopia: U.S. Announces Aid Package for War-Torn Tigray

AllAfrica News

[VOA] The United States said Wednesday it was providing an additional $26 million to address the humanitarian crisis in northern Ethiopia.

October 14th 2021, 3:34 am

Africa: African Development Bank Chief Says Continent Ripe for Investment

AllAfrica News

[VOA] Akinwumi Adesina, the president of the African Development Bank, is holding a series of meetings with senior U.S. government officials and business leaders in Washington to encourage increased investments in Africa.

October 14th 2021, 3:34 am

Africa: Covid-19 Deaths At Lowest Level in Nearly a Year, WHO Reports

AllAfrica News

[UN News] Although COVID-19 deaths continue to decline, vaccine inequity persists, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, again calling for greater support for developing countries.

October 14th 2021, 3:34 am

Swaziland: Police Shoot, Kill Pro-Democracy Protester

AllAfrica News

[VOA] Police shot a protester to death Wednesday in Eswatini, the latest casualty in months of demonstrations that have left more than a dozen people dead.

October 14th 2021, 3:34 am

South Sudan: Women's Rights Activist Wins Amnesty International Award

AllAfrica News

[VOA] A South Sudan women's rights activist has been named one of three winners of an award given by Amnesty International USA recognizing women who the group says "protect the dignity, liberties and lives of women and children in crisis regions."

October 14th 2021, 3:34 am

Botswana: Court Reserves Judgment After State Appeals Gay Sex Ruling

AllAfrica News

[VOA] Gaborone -- Botswana's Court of Appeal on Tuesday reserved judgement in a case in which the state seeks to overturn a 2019 ruling that decriminalized same sex relations. In a landmark case the High Court had ruled in favor of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, but the government is challenging the judgment.

October 14th 2021, 3:34 am

Africa: Climate Change is An Opportunity to Create Jobs on the Continent - Linda Thomas-Greenfield

AllAfrica News

[VOA] Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield returned to public service earlier this year when President Joe Biden nominated her to be the representative of the United States to the United Nations.

October 14th 2021, 3:34 am

Africa: Why The Term 'Françafrique' Is a Blunt Tool for Explaining Foreign Policy

AllAfrica News

[ISS] Criticisms of Macron's Montpellier summit show why more honest analysis is needed of African countries' relations with world powers.

October 14th 2021, 2:01 am

Ethiopia: Why the African Union's Mediation Effort in Tigray Is a Non-Starter

AllAfrica News

[The Conversation Africa] The United Nations recognises mediation as one of the most effective methods of preventing, managing and above all, resolving conflicts.

October 14th 2021, 2:01 am

Kenya: Kenya At the UN Security Council - Managing the Constraints While Building Consensus

AllAfrica News

[The Conversation Africa] Kenya recently took on the presidency of the UN Security Council for the month of October 2021, a role which is assumed in turn by each member of the Council. The East African nation assumed non-permanent membership of the Council for the third time in January this year.

October 14th 2021, 2:01 am

North Africa: Western Sahara Conflict Risks Spilling Over Into the Sahel - How It Can Be Resolved

AllAfrica News

[The Conversation Africa] The United Nations recently appointed a new envoy for Western Sahara - Staffan de Mistura. This is a welcome step towards resolving the long-running conflict between the pro-independence Polisario movement, which represents the people of Western Sahara, and Morocco, which has occupied the territory since 1975.

October 14th 2021, 2:01 am

Africa: World Food Day - Time to Break the Cycle as Climate Change Makes Hunger, Conflict Worse

AllAfrica News

[IPS] Stockholm -- Hunger, violent conflict and the visible impacts of climate change are all on the rise. World Food Day, October 16, is a reminder that we need to talk about the intricate ways that these challenges are connected--and how to tackle them together.

October 14th 2021, 2:01 am

Nigeria: Covid-19 - Nigerian Govt Makes Vaccination Mandatory for Civil Servants

AllAfrica News

[Premium Times] "With effect from 1st December, 2021, Federal Government employees shall be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination..."

October 14th 2021, 12:57 am

Ghana: Young Ghanaians in Europe Travel 'Home' a Lot - Why Their Mobility Matters

AllAfrica News

[The Conversation Africa] Young migrants make up over 20% of the youth population across the European Union. In cities like Hamburg in Germany, half of all children and youth under the age of 18 have a migration background (50.4%), meaning they or their parents were born abroad.

October 14th 2021, 12:47 am

Kenya: Shock As Ex-World Record Holder Agnes Tirop Found Dead at Her Home

AllAfrica News

[Nation] Kenya's former women's only world record holder in 10km road race Agnes Tirop is dead.

October 14th 2021, 12:47 am

Nigeria: Nigeria Faces a Tough Time Diversifying From Oil

AllAfrica News

[DW] Nigeria's dependence on crude oil makes its economy vulnerable. But the transition to an economy not based on oil won't be easy.

October 14th 2021, 12:47 am

Nigeria: With 19 Months to Go, Buhari Urges Ministers to Up Pace On Goals

AllAfrica News

[This Day] With just 19 months and two weeks to finishing his two terms of eight years tenure, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, directed ministers and permanent secretaries to redouble their efforts and work in synergy towards total delivery of his administration's set target to improve the livelihood of all Nigerians.

October 13th 2021, 6:46 pm

Zimbabwe: Cops Face Dismissal After Posted Videos Mocking Their Paltry Salaries

AllAfrica News

[New Zimbabwe] Police officers who posted videos singing and mocking their paltry salaries in the weak local currency were Monday summoned by the force's law and order section in Harare and were told they committed a serious offence warranting dismissal.

October 13th 2021, 2:16 pm

Egypt: 6.4-Magnitude Earthquake Felt By Cairo Residents

AllAfrica News

[Egypt Online] Egypt's National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIAG) recorded on Tuesday 12/10/2021

October 13th 2021, 2:16 pm

Africa: A Healthy Environment is a Human Right, Says UN Body #AfricaClimateCrisis

AllAfrica News

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Outdoor spaces is what most people have been craving during the Covid-19 pandemic, when a series of lockdowns across the world forced countless people indoors. And these enforced restrictions on our movement have reignited many people's appreciation for home, community gardens and public open spaces.

October 13th 2021, 11:48 am

South Africa: Is This the Worst Run Municipality in South Africa?

AllAfrica News

[GroundUp] Vereeniging is a disaster. But will voters punish the ANC?

October 13th 2021, 10:18 am

Kenya: My Journey With the Malaria Vaccine in Kenya

AllAfrica News

[WHO] About five years ago, I stepped into an exciting new role within Kenya's National Vaccines and Immunisation Program (NVIP). Among other things, I was charged with spearheading the introduction of new vaccines to help improve the health of our population. Barely a week into my new role, I was tasked with leading the pilot introduction of the RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) malaria vaccine in Kenya.

October 13th 2021, 10:18 am

Kenya: 23 Women in Heated Race to Be Governors

AllAfrica News

[Nation] At least 23 women leaders are eyeing the coveted governor post in next year's elections, raising the possibility that more counties could have women bosses compared to only three that have tasted female leadership since implementation of devolved governments in 2013.

October 13th 2021, 10:18 am

South Africa: UN Spotlight on Killing of South African Environmental Defender

AllAfrica News

[HRW] It is almost five months since an environmental activist, Mama Fikile Ntshangase, was gunned down in her home in Somkhele in KwaZulu-Natal province, after raising concerns about a coal mine in the area. No arrests have been made. Mama Fikile had received threats to her life but carried on with what she perceived to be the only way to protect her community's health and livelihood.

October 13th 2021, 10:18 am

Ethiopia: Communal Violence Breaks Out in Oromia State

AllAfrica News

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- Addis Standard received reports from members of both the Amhara and Oromo community in Kiramu woreda of the East wollega zone. The testimonies received from members of both communities and a community leader reveal that violence broke out on Sunday October 10, claiming the lives of many lives and forcing people to flee their homes. Sources disclosed to Addis Standard that the violence started at noon and went well into the day.

October 13th 2021, 10:18 am

Africa: Bachelet Hails Landmark Recognition that Having a Healthy Environment is a Human Right

AllAfrica News

[OHCHR] Geneva -- UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Friday called on States to take bold actions to give prompt and real effect to the right to a healthy environment, following a UN Human Rights Council's landmark decision.

October 13th 2021, 10:18 am

Tanzania: Pregnant Student Ban Harms Thousands

AllAfrica News

[HRW] (Nairobi) -- Tanzania's ban on pregnant students and adolescent mothers attending school has denied tens of thousands of girls their right to education, Human Rights Watch said today. Public schools across mainland Tanzania conduct compulsory pregnancy testing on female students and expel pregnant girls before they complete their compulsory education.

October 13th 2021, 10:18 am

Africa: Continent Nears 8.4 Million Confirmed Cases of Covid-19

AllAfrica News

[allAfrica] As of October 13, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached  8,399,836 while over  99,691,947 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.

October 13th 2021, 10:18 am
Get it on Google Play تحميل تطبيق نبأ للآندرويد مجانا