Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Farmers Reap ‘Bitter Chocolate’ as Unrest Rocks Ivory Coast
May 17, 2017
But many ordinary Ivorians have yet to see the benefits of growth. ... read more »
Ebola Reappears in Congo and Vaccine is Readied for Crucial Test
May 17, 2017
An Ebola outbreak in the DRC might be the vaccine’s ultimate proving ground. ... read more »
South African Groups Take Aim at Govt’s Oil and Nuclear Plans
May 17, 2017
The application by Rhino had been backed by the South Africa’s Agency for Promotion of Petroleum and Exploitation and the Minister of Mineral Resources. ... read more »
U.S. Ambassador in Zimbabwe Assures No Cut in Funds for HIV
May 17, 2017
U.S. officials said the malaria and HIV/AIDS programs would be resilient even if the United States had to deny funding to existing healthcare providers. ... read more »
In Nigeria, Dozens of Kidnapped Girls Freed in Boko Haram Swamp
May 10, 2017
The girls were released in exchange for six Boko Haram fighters held by authorities, according to one report. ... read more »
Order to Release White Farmers Accused in Murder of Black Boy Sparks Riot
May 10, 2017
Three houses were torched and white-owned shops looted. ... read more »
Feud Erupts Over Ethiopian in Race for Top Post at World Health Body
May 10, 2017
Minister Dr. Tedros also received support from the African Union’s Executive Council. ... read more »
‘War’ Declared on Media While Press Freedom Day is Marked Worldwide
May 5, 2017
These include Ghana, Kenya and South Africa, now cracking down on the press. ... read more »
May Day Speech Cut Short Amid Anti-Zuma Boos and Chants
May 5, 2017
Zuma’s downfall was hastened by a recent cabinet purge and his decision to sack his widely respected finance minister. ... read more »
Troubles at Guinea Bauxite Mining Hub Leave One Dead, Several Injured
May 2, 2017
Intermittent violence has continued in the area which is bordered by Senegal and Guinea Bissau. ... read more »
Gambian to Head New Peace and Justice Group
May 2, 2017
Some 200,000 took part in the DC event which included spontaneous music and informal speeches. ... read more »
At 117, Jamaican woman likely just became world’s oldest
April 19, 2017
Violet Brown spent much of her life cutting sugarcane in the fields around her home in western Jamaica. She attended church regularly, avoids pork and chicken and celebrated her 117th birthday last month. On Saturday April 15, she is believed to have become the world's oldest living person following the death of Emma Morano of Italy, born Nov. 29, 1899. ... read more »
Remember the Chibok Girls
April 19, 2017
Three years ago, Boko Haram terrorists burst into dormitory rooms at the Government Secondary School in the northern Nigerian town of Chibok and kidnapped nearly 300 girls simply because they dared to get an education. ... read more »
Nigerian, Namibian Papers Scoop Highest Prize in Explanatory Journalism
April 18, 2017
Under Premium Times Editor-in-Chief, Musikilu Mojeed, the paper published more than 30 stories, with damning details revealing the secret offshore assets of many prominent Nigerians. ... read more »
Tipoff Leads Anti-Graft Swat Team to Upscale Lagos Pad and Bundles of U.S. Cash
April 18, 2017
Osborne Towers is one of the posh new highrises built for Nigeria’s pampered elite. ... read more »

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