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Injury forces Ethiopia’s Dibaba out of world championships

Ethiopia’s 1,500 metres world record holder and 2015 world champion Genzebe Dibaba has withdrawn from the world championships starting in Doha next week due...

South Africa government outlines plan to protect its women

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday called a joint sitting of Parliament to tackle the crisis of violence against women. "I have called this...

Second group of Nigerians airlifted from South Africa

A second batch of Nigerians is back home from South Africa. About 315 people landed on Wednesday night in Lagos. They joined several hundred...

Ethiopia says no to Egypt’s plan to operate Nile River dam

Ethiopia on Wednesday rejected a proposal by Egypt to operate a $4 billion hydropower dam the Horn of Africa country is constructing on the...

Italy, France want EU to help distribute African migrants in Europe

Italy and France have said that the European Union must introduce a new, automatic system of taking in migrants saved from the Mediterranean, this...

Russia signs a pact with Uganda to develop nuclear energy

The Government of Uganda signed an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) with Russia on Wednesday to develop nuclear technology for energy, medical and other peaceful purposes. Ugandan...

Spanking children remains unlawful in S. Africa, court rules

South Africa's highest court on Wednesday upheld a ruling that spanking or corporal punishment of children at home was unconstitutional, saying the practice violate...

Zimbabweans continue to grapple with high prices as inflation remains high

Zimbabweans continue to grapple with rising prices of basic commodities and other goods as the local currency, the Zimbabwe dollar (ZWL), continues to lose...

Angola holds Pan-African forum for culture of peace

The first edition of the Luanda Biennial-Pan African Forum for the Culture of Peace, was opened Wednesday in Luanda under the auspices of UNESCO,...

African e-commerce firm Jumia seeks to boost tourism in Nigeria

Africa's leading e-commerce platform Jumia said Wednesday that it plans to host its maiden World Tourism Day event to raise awareness on the importance...
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