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Nigerians detained in South Africa for protesting killings — Union
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 15:20:07 +0200
The Nigerian Union in South Africa clarified on Thursday that the 14 Nigerians being held in detention in Rustenburg, South Africa since last February were not being held for drug-related offenses. The Assistant General Secretary of the union, Mr. Collins...
© The Punch
Super Rugby report card: How have South African teams fared?
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 12:10:00 +0200
The Super Rugby season is just past the halfway mark, so how have the South African teams fared? Our rugby writers give their assessments.
© Cape Times
Scientists find lots of gorillas in Africa census but also see 19% plunge
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 03:47:10 +0200
Researchers say there are far more Western Africa gorillas than conservationists previously thought.But maybe not for long: The same study found a 19 percent plunge ...
© Japan Times
IBEDC partners Power Africa to train workers
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:00:25 +0200
’Femi Asu Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company says it has completed a three-day intensive training of over 170 commercial line workers, team leads and managers on maintenance of network and facilities, detection of Illegal connections to the network,...
© The Punch
Global Health: Infant Deaths Fall Sharply in Africa With Routine Antibiotics
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 23:00:05 +0200
Providing one dose every six months saved one in four babies, researchers reported. Now the W.H.O. will consider recommending routine use.
© The New York Times
South Africans protest over new minimum wage
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:39:24 +0200
Several thousand protesters marched through Johannesburg Wednesday to demonstrate against a proposed minimum wage, a new test for President Cyril Ramaphosa who took office in February. READ ALSO: Dino’s arrest destroys the sanctity of this chamber,...
© The Punch
French billionaire detained over alleged corruption in Africa
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:30:00 +0200
One of France’s most powerful businessmen, Vincent Bollore, was detained for alleged corruption around port deals in Africa.
© Cape Times
Was Bryan Habana South Africa's greatest ever rugby player?
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:29:00 +0200
Former Springbok and World Cup winner Bryan Habana called time on his career on Tuesday, and he retires haveing won every competition he's played in.
© Cape Times
Nigeria key to Africa’s prosperity, stability –US
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:05:03 +0200
Oladimeji Ramon The United States Consul General, Mr. F. John Bray, says his country’s continued support for Nigeria’s democratic process is rooted in its conviction that Nigeria “is key to Africa’s prosperity and stability.” According to Bray,...
© The Punch
Op-Ed Columnist: Israel’s Got Its Own Refugee Dilemma: African ‘Dreamers’
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:55:05 +0200
The U.S. and Europe aren’t alone in feeling the effects of people fleeing a World of Disorder for a World of Order.
© The New York Times
Israel scraps plan to expel 42,000 African migrants after finding no willing hosts
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 23:32:48 +0200
Israel announced on Tuesday it has abandoned controversial plans to expel African migrants who entered the Jewish state illegally, after failing to find a country ...
© Japan Times
BREAKING: Israel cancels plan to expel African migrants
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 19:25:58 +0200
Israel has cancelled plans to expel African migrants who entered the Jewish state illegally after failing to find a country willing to host them, the government said on Tuesday. The plan had targeted some 42,000 migrants of Eritrean and Sudanese origin...
© The Punch
Israel cancels plan to expel African migrants
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 19:25:58 +0200
Israel announced on Tuesday it has abandoned controversial plans to expel African migrants who entered the Jewish state illegally, after failing to find a country willing to host them. The plan had targeted some 42,000 migrants of Eritrean and Sudanese...
© The Punch
Nigeria key to Africa’s prosperity, stability – US
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:06:44 +0200
Oladimeji Ramon The United States Consul General, Mr. F. John Bray, says his country’s continued support for Nigeria’s democratic process is rooted in its conviction that Nigeria “is key to Africa’s prosperity and stability.”...
© The Punch

Most read news about Africa:

90% of world’s malaria deaths in Africa -WHO
Sat, 26 Apr 2014 08:06:36 +0200
The World Health Organisation, on Friday, said 90 per cent of estimated 627,000 deaths caused by malaria in the world in the last two years were recorded in Africa. The Regional Director of the organisation, Dr Luis Sambo, made the disclosure in a ceremony...
© The Punch
A.N.C. Captures 62.2% of South African Votes in Final Vote Count
Fri, 09 May 2014 22:08:38 +0200
With ballots from all districts counted, the party led by President Jacob Zuma was only slightly down from its showing in 1994, the year of the country’s first democratic election.
© The New York Times
S’Africa seeks to replace Nigeria in U-20 women W’Cup
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:12:50 +0200
South Africa has made a bid to replace Nigeria in the U-20 Women World Cup scheduled to hold from Aug. 5 to Aug. 24 in Canada. This followed FIFA’s suspension of Nigeria Football Association from the activities of the world football governing body on...
© The Punch
S’Africa seeks to replace Nigeria in U-20 women W’Cup
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:12:50 +0200
South Africa has made a bid to replace Nigeria in the U-20 Women World Cup scheduled to hold from Aug. 5 to Aug. 24 in Canada. This followed FIFA’s suspension of Nigeria Football Association from the activities of the world football governing body on...
© The Punch
SARB to make African Bank announcement
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 14:21:00 +0200
The South African Reserve Bank plans to detail later today measures for African Bank Investments Ltd.
© Cape Times
SARB to make African Bank announcement
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 14:21:00 +0200
The South African Reserve Bank plans to detail later today measures for African Bank Investments Ltd.
© Cape Times
Man's death aboard plane from Africa briefly sparks Ebola fears
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:19:24 +0200
A man died on a plane from Nigeria landing at Kennedy Airport in Queens early Thursday, sparking fears that the deadly Ebola virus had finally touched down in New York, sources said.
© NY Daily News
Opting Not to Give Ebola Drug to African Doctor
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 03:10:48 +0200
International colleagues of the doctor who had been leading Sierra Leone’s battle against the outbreak had to decide whether to give him a drug never before tested on people.
© The New York Times
Opting Not to Give Ebola Drug to African Doctor
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 03:10:48 +0200
International colleagues of the doctor who had been leading Sierra Leone’s battle against the outbreak had to decide whether to give him a drug never before tested on people.
© The New York Times
US calls for political tolerance in Africa
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 12:17:14 +0200
The United States urged African leaders to respect political differences, saying that core democratic principles are vital to achieving long-term economic growth.
© Cape Times
US calls for political tolerance in Africa
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 12:17:14 +0200
The United States urged African leaders to respect political differences, saying that core democratic principles are vital to achieving long-term economic growth.
© Cape Times
‘Next 10’ biggest cities in Africa exciting to investors
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 08:00:00 +0200
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© Cape Times
‘Next 10’ biggest cities in Africa exciting to investors
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 08:00:00 +0200
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© Cape Times
Death Toll From Ebola Surges in West Africa, Prompting Alarm
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 01:34:31 +0200
The number of new cases and deaths in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone rose by double-digit percentages in the past week, the World Health Organization reported.
© The New York Times
Death Toll From Ebola Surges in West Africa, Prompting Alarm
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 01:34:31 +0200
The number of new cases and deaths in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone rose by double-digit percentages in the past week, the World Health Organization reported.
© The New York Times
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