Day: February 12, 2021

Horizon Award Goes to Director of Sudanese Child Soldiers Film ‘Etana’

Marian de Pontes (left) and Shira Baron/Courtesy of Horizon Award The seventh annual Horizon Award, which is given...

Algerian president returns from Germany after post-Covid surgery

Abdelmadjid Tebboune (Picture: AFP) Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune returned home Friday after a one-month stay in Germany for...

With Western Support, Uganda’s Museveni Won’t Go Quietly

Last month, a grand electoral theft took place in Uganda when incumbent President Yoweri Museveni—in power since 1986—was...

Uganda’s public debt could reach 50 percent of GDP by June 2021

An unavoidable need to increase national budgets after revenue losses and also meet COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic induced expenses...

New president for GE Nigeria

US multinational conglomerate General Electric has appointed a new president of for its Nigeria business. US multinational conglomerate...

South Africa: President Extends Special Covid-19 Grant. Why This Is Not Enough

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a three month extension of a special R350 (US$24) a month...

Africa: Pandemic Woes Seen Swelling Global Ranks of Child Soldiers

As world marks Red Hand Day, United Nations warns coronavirus could fuel child recruitment by armed groups More...

Ethiopia: Rights Commission’s Latest Report On Tigray Sheds Light On Sexual Violence, Child Casualities

Addis Abeba — The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC/Commission) stated that the slow progress of efforts to restore...

Ethiopia: Tigray – One Hundred Days of War

Calls for the withdrawal of Eritrean troops, unimpeded humanitarian access, and investigations into war crimes are growing. It...

Tanzania: Radio Programme for Girls Yields Unexpected Results

Denver, Colorado — Last fall, a 45-year-old father of four named Moses turned on the radio at his...

Namibia: Shipanga Returns Home – allAfrica.com

Blue Waters Sports Club on Friday announced the appointment of Paulus Shipanga has taken over head coaching duties...

Zimbabwe: Hunt for Covid-19 Vaccine Will Have Stumbles

The big news this week is the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine and the South African Covid-19 strain of the virus....

Uganda: UK Cuts Aid to Police and UPDF Over Rights Abuses

The United Kingdom (UK) government has frozen about Shs206m (£40,909) in funding to Uganda Police Force, Uganda Prisons...

Andre Onana: Fifpro and Sebastien Bassong are the latest to support banned keeper

Ajax said Andre Onana had mistakenly taken medication prescribed for his wifeThe global players' union, Fifpro, and former...

Eritrean Community Festival in Australia

Asmara, 10 February 2021 - Eritrean community festival in Australia was conducted enthusiastically respecting the objective situation of...

GADO – Magufuli, CCM and Events in Tanzania! – The Elephant

GADO - Magufuli, CCM and Events in Tanzania! The Elephant Source link : https://www.theelephant.info/cartoons/2021/02/12/magufuli-ccm-and-events-in-tanzania/ Author : Publish date...

Scientists aren’t cowed by coronavirus from South Africa

The coronavirus strain that took South Africa by storm with its uncanny ability to infect people who who...

Tanzania: President Orders Repossession of Defunct Industries

President Magufuli has directed the Ministry of Trade and Industries to repossess all privatized non-operational industries in Morogoro...

Kenya: Officials Sound Alarm Over Worsening Drought in Mandera

Mandera is now among the counties reporting a fast worsening drought situation. In an early warning bulletin for...

Cameroon: Boko Haram – Nigerian Refugees to Be Repatriated From Cameroon On February 27, March 7

Repatriation of Nigerian refugees from Cameroon has been fixed for February 27 and March 7, 2021. Most of...

The Role of Refugee Community Schools in Egypt and the Impact of Covid-19 on their Sustainability

Debating Ideas is a new section that aims to reflect the values and editorial ethos of the African Arguments...

Africa: El Shenaway Spot-Kick Saves Seize Ahly Club World Cup Bronze

Al Ahly beat Palmeiras 3-2 on penalties to finish third Ninety minutes had failed to produce a goal...

Africa: My Wife’s Words Paint Pictures in My Mind of the Beautiful Game

Ikrami Ahmad is a lifelong supporter of Al Ahly SC His passion for the club has not been...

Ghana’s Media Need to Up Their Game in Covering the Presidential Election Court Case

Ghana, touted for its democracy and peaceful transfer of power since 1992, faced its first presidential election dispute...

Sudan: More Violent Protests in Darfur

ED Daein / El Fasher — Darfur witnessed more unrests as protests turned violent in the city of...

Hamed Bakayoko puts his stamp on government

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Hamed Bakayoko imprime sa marque sur l’exécutif

... Alain Richard Donwahi, ministre des eaux et forêts et "frère de lumière" du premier ministre au sein...

MK vets will guard Nkandla to ‘protect president Zuma’, says Carl Niehaus

A “platoon” of military veterans will maintain a “constant presence” outside former president Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead to...

Meet the First African Downhill Skier

Sabrina Simader Wanjiku is flying the Kenyan flag in the 2021 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships held in...