Monday, November 29, 2021
South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday condemned ongoing attacks and vandalism targeting the road freight industry, days after protesters demanded that companies stop hiring foreign nationals as truck drivers. Several trucks suspected to be driven by foreign nationals have...
Somalia housing boom as Mogadishu emerges from ashes of war A man walks through Daru Salaam city, a new housing estate built amid an economic boom, north Mogadishu on December 11, 2015. Photo: MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB / AFP       Compare to what...
African groups call for the African Union to urgently respond to gender and sexuality rights violations in Africa, and particularly to anti-gay laws recently passed in Uganda and Nigeria ) As African civil society organisations whose members live and work to...
Tigo Tanzania in a partnership with Facebook have agreed free access to Facebook services in English and a new Kiswahili version through their mobile handsets. It is the first time that Facebook will be free on any mobile network...
Didier Drogba: Charity Commission investigating player’s foundation Didier Drogba in action for Chelsea against Fulham on 28th December 2009 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Drogba scored 164 goals in two spells at Chelsea A charity run by Didier Drogba is being investigated over “serious...
The recent global economic recess has far reaching implications on the stock market, employment of labor and survival of the production sector. Investors are poorly compensated, jobs are lost in thousands and hitherto viable industries are folding up. The...
Is Africa’s growing population a threat to the Sustainable Development Goals? Martin Namasaka Milou Vanmulken argue that exploiting the stalled fertility transition to meet the SDGs in African countries is contingent on improving public health and education institutions and...
Veteran filmmaker Bob Njanja - the director of ‘Malloned’, hilarious TV shows ‘Churchill Live’ and ‘Redykyulass’ - has unleashed what is easily the boldest production in Kenya’s nascent movie industry. ‘The Rugged Priest’ is the story of the unresolved...
Oscar Pistorius, the South African athlete, began life behind bars on Tuesday after being sentenced to a maximum five years in prison for the culpable homicide, or manslaughter, of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. After delivering a detailed judgment that...
Research by startup funding platform VC4Africa reveals that African countries have diverse startup scenes, with investments varying widely across the continent. According to the research South Africa has the highest average startup investment amount, Nigeria has the highest number of...

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