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Former Argentine president Cristina Kirchner defiant in ‘corruption notebook’ scandal

Former Argentine president Cristina Kirchner appeared before a judge leading a major probe into corruption under her government on Monday, hitting out at…

Melbourne mayors call for end to ‘African gangs’ talk

Melbourne mayors call for end to ‘African gangs’ talk

Eight Melbourne mayors have called for unity and end to the talk about so-called “African gangs” which has repeatedly made news headlines this…

‘I’ll have you killed!’ Duterte scolds 100+ corrupt Philippines cops brought before him

‘I’ll have you killed!’ Duterte scolds 100+ corrupt Philippines cops brought before him

President Rodrigo Duterte has demonstratively threatened to keep a close watch on and to neutralize suspected corrupt cops if they ever make a…

‘God’ agreed to send all victims of extrajudicial killings to heaven, Duterte claims

‘God’ agreed to send all victims of extrajudicial killings to heaven, Duterte claims

All victims of extrajudicial killings will get a free pass to heaven, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte announced after purportedly consulting with “God” on…

Venezuelan exodus to Ecuador reaches record levels: UN refugee agency steps up aid

Venezuelan exodus to Ecuador reaches record levels: UN refugee agency steps up aid

One of the largest population movements in Latin American history is under way from Venezuela, according to the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, which…

Human rights chief calls for international probe on Venezuela, following ‘shocking accounts of extrajudicial killings’

Human rights chief calls for international probe on Venezuela, following ‘shocking accounts of extrajudicial killings’

In Venezuela, “credible, shocking accounts of extrajudicial killings” and impunity for perpetrators, indicate that the rule of law “is virtually absent”, the UN…

UN chief calls for ‘increased commitment’ to resolution on 10th anniversary of Georgia conflict

UN chief calls for ‘increased commitment’ to resolution on 10th anniversary of Georgia conflict

Ten years after conflict involving Georgia, Russia and the South Ossetia region broke out, United Nations chief, António Guterres said on Tuesday that…

UN experts urge Ukraine to stop ‘systematic persecution’ of Roma minority

UN experts urge Ukraine to stop ‘systematic persecution’ of Roma minority

Ukraine must take immediate action to stop what amounts to a “systematic persecution” of the country’s Roma minority, who have been targeted in…

Federated Investors, Inc. and International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation to Develop a Trade-Finance Portfolio Focused on Sovereign Energy Sector

Federated Investors, Inc. and International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation to Develop a Trade-Finance Portfolio Focused on Sovereign Energy Sector

Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII) (www.FederatedInvestors.com/FII/home.do), one of the largest investment managers in the United States, and the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation…

Nagasaki is ‘a global inspiration’ for peace, UN chief says marking 73rd anniversary of atomic bombing

Nagasaki is ‘a global inspiration’ for peace, UN chief says marking 73rd anniversary of atomic bombing

The survivors of the atomic bombings, known in Japanese as the hibakusha, have become global “leaders for peace and disarmament”, United Nations Secretary-General…

In Tokyo, UN chief expresses full support for US-Japan dialogue with North Korea

In Tokyo, UN chief expresses full support for US-Japan dialogue with North Korea

At a joint press conference in Tokyo on Wednesday with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, UN Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed the ongoing…

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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has directed Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris to immediately overhaul the management and activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The security…

President Magufuli has clamped down hard on various freedoms. But as his popularity plummets and defiance grows, something may have to give. From the moment the relatively unknown…

After months of negotiations aimed at ending a civil war that has killed tens of thousands of people and forced some 4.5 million from their homes since December…

DIVISIONS have reportedly rocked President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa’s legal team after it emerged that some of his lead lawyers gave him a wrong interpretation of the operations of the…

Zimbabwe’s President- elect Emmerson Mnangagwa in his Defence Forces Day national address at the National Sports Stadium yesterday, failed to condemn the murderous acts by his soldiers who…

The independence of Zimbabwe’s judiciary is due to come into sharp focus as all eyes shift to the constitutional court, the highest court in the land, which now…

Zimbabwe’s presidential elections in July were supposed to be a chance for the southern African nation to show the world that it’s moved beyond the authoritarianism and economic…

Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) Commander Lieutenant-General Edzai Absolom Chanyuka Chimonyo has defended former state President and Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander-in-Chief Robert Mugabe’s ouster in a military coup November…

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Technology View all

Ugandans Seek to Dodge Social Media Tax

Ugandan are devising ways of evading the infamous social media tax that came into effect at midnight, July 1, 2018. According to a random survey on social media…

New Satellite System in Togo

Togo and Thales Alenia Space announced that they have signed a contract for a ground station to be installed in Lomé, Togo, to be used for the search…

DNS.pt transfers management of Sao Tome and Principe domain to AGER

The DNS.pt association signed a protocol of cooperation with the Sao Tome and Principe General Regulatory Authority (AGER) for the re-delegation, transfer, deployment, maintenance and management of the…

Isocel to Launch First Ftth Service in Benin, First in Capital Cotonou and Then More Widely

Isocel to Launch First Ftth Service in Benin, First in Capital Cotonou and Then More Widely

London — FTTH roll-outs have slowly been made in a range of African countries but the recent news that Isocel will roll-out an FTTH service in Benin is…

Africa Hosts Very Few Clinical Trials. Why This Is Bad for Innovation

Africa Hosts Very Few Clinical Trials. Why This Is Bad for Innovation

Clinical trials are the foundation of any new medicine. They allow scientists to test the efficacy and safety of a drug or therapy. The African continent offers many…

Watch What You Say On WhatsApp Zambians

Watch What You Say On WhatsApp Zambians

All WhatsApp group administrators in Zambia will now be required to register the groups and set up codes of ethics or risk being arrested if there is a…

Ms Geek Africa Is Encouraging Girls From Across Africa to Use Technology to Improve Everyday Life

Ms Geek Africa Is Encouraging Girls From Across Africa to Use Technology to Improve Everyday Life

Girls in ICT Rwanda celebrated the fifth anniversary of Ms Geek with the second edition of Ms Geek Africa, a competition that judges women on brilliance rather than…

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Two Million Nigerians To Get Collateral-Free Loans From Govt

Two Million Nigerians To Get Collateral-Free Loans From Govt

In a determined bid to further enlarge its financial inclusion agenda for all Nigerians regardless of social class and economic status, the Muhammadu Buhari administration…

So far, signs not pointing to investor interest in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s contested election muddles its pitch for foreign investment

Lagos Third Worst City to Live – Eiu Report

Djibouti ‘rejects’ UAE port legal action

Egypt mulls reducing civil servants’ working days

Sudan receives Airbus plan to rescue national carrier

Zimbabwe pays $200m to ex-commercial white farmers

King Mswati III’s Airport Fails to Attract Airlines

National Railways of Zimbabwe equipment lease deal pays off

Ramaphosa’s Plan to Cut 30 000 Civil Servant Jobs – Report

Funding for Commercial Real Estate on the Rise in Francophone Africa

Ecobank announces finalists of the Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2018

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African Development Bank President Adesina calls for emerging agriculture technologies to optimize farmers’ output

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Police Tear-Gas Striking Health Workers in Nairobi

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