UN/AU meetings fail in Dakar after Morocco objects

by editor1 / Mar 27, 2017 / 0 comments

A joint ministerial meeting by the UN Economic Commission for Africa and the Africa Union has collapsed. Morocco objected to the participation of representatives from Western Sahara.

The World marks International Water day

by editor / Mar 22, 2017 / 0 comments

-As the world marks International Water day, Residents of Cape Town in South Africa have very little reason if any at all to celebrate.
The city has been struggling to cope with the devastating drought.

Abnormally high sea temperatures results in flooding in Peru

by editor / Mar 22, 2017 / 0 comments

-Abnormally high sea temperatures have resulted in heavy rains and flooding in Peru, the worst the country has experienced in two decades.
This year, rains and floods have killed 70 people with more than 70 000 others left homeless.

Black church in US keen on ending hate crimes

by editor / Mar 21, 2017 / 0 comments

Two years ago, in the U.S. city of Charleston, a young man ruthlessly shot and killed nine black people worshiping in church.

Palestinian President to meet Egyptian President in Cairo

by editor / Mar 20, 2017 / 0 comments

The head of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, is due to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Cairo.

Accident at Ghana waterfall leaves 20 dead, many injured

by editor / Mar 20, 2017 / 0 comments

At least 20 people have died and many others injured after trees fell on them while they were swimming at popular waterfall in Kintampo, Ghana, emergency officials said on Sunday.

New AUC chair makes first official visit to Somalia

by editor / Mar 19, 2017 / 0 comments

Newly elected African Union chairperson has traveled to Somalia to demonstrate his commitment and the determination of the African Union towards the restoration of peace and security in the country.

New author brings unique writing style to publishing industry

by editor / Mar 18, 2017 / 0 comments

Artists in Zimbabwe are working to support the government's drive to ensure education for all and to promote a reading culture. A new author has brought a unique writing style to the book industry. Benjamin Sibanda writes books that merge past and present life in Zimbabwe.

South Africa's top court orders end to welfare grants fiasco

by editor / Mar 18, 2017 / 0 comments

South Africa's Constitutional Court ordered the government on Friday to pay social grants on 1 April via its current service provider, seeking to end a fiasco that had threatened the payment of benefits to about 17 million people.

Critics concerned Ghana government's appointments are excessive

by editor / Mar 17, 2017 / 0 comments

Ghana's new government will have 110 ministers a marked increase from the number in the previous administration, and the highest in the history of the country.