Thursday, August 16, 2018

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new military

Somali president names new military chief in security services revamp

Somalia on Thursday named a new military supreme commander, a deputy head of intelligence services and ahead of presidential secur...



Cardi B

Cardi B to open MTV VMAs in first performance since giving birth


South Africa’s parliament considers tougher anti-smoking bill

legalizing abortion

Argentina Senate votes against legalizing abortion

Research links autism to fertility treatment

Thousands Flee New Southern California After Deadly Wildfire

Family dresses up dead boy, surrounds him with favourite snacks

Three-month-old baby dies in hot car as mum ‘forgot’ him inside

No HIV spread with kissing, spitting, biting: Scientists debunk myths

Prince Harry joins Elton John to launch HIV campaign targeting men


Cardi B

Cardi B to open MTV VMAs in first performance since giving birth

Cardi B is set to open this year's MTV Video Music Awards - her first live performance since becoming a mother. The rapper had been due to support Bruno Mars on tour but pulled out last m...
berber queen

Madonna turns into ‘berber queen’ for 60th birthday

Madonna on Thursday took on the mantle of a "berber queen" to celebrate her 60th birthday, touring Morocco's former imperial city of Marrakech under the radar of the paparazzi. Hashtagged...

Uganda wants unit of MTN Group to list locally before license extension

Uganda has asked the local unit of South African telecoms giant MTN Group (MTNJ.J) to list some of its shares on the local stock exchange as a condition for renewing its operating license, a...

Editorial Pick

Internet Censorship

Africa: Internet Censorship in Africa Threatens Democracy, Economy

Many African governments have taken to censoring a variety of apps and sites, especially around election time. But people across the continent are increasingly seeking out ways to ...

Africa: U.S Gas Roadmap to Power and Light Sub-Saharan Africa

China upstages France in Francophone West Africa

Africa’s Plastic pollution and environmental safety

Early childhood growth: UNICEF wants Investment in friendly policies

How Lifestyles Increase Malnutrition, Obesity in Africa

AfDB urges Africa to process cocoa, produce chocolate

Africa’s industrialisation : CSOs recommend ways forward

Africa: millions of Urban Africans Still do not have Electricity

Africa Loses Billions Due to High Cost of Remittances-World Bank




Ibrahim Keita re-elected Mali president with landslide


Mali president claims election victory amid fraud accusations

southern Africa

Angola to host central, southern Africa heads of state summit

World powers praise Congo’s Joseph Kabila for agreeing to bow out

Nigeria’s Acting President Osinbajo sacks Director Secret Service

Jacob Zuma joins small club of African leaders in dock

Congo opposition leader Moise Katumbi refused entry at border

Ramaphosa to Zimbabweans: Seek legal remedies over disputed poll

Large crowds welcome home Congo presidential hopeful Jean-Pierre Bemba

Zimbabwe’s president, opponent both confident of win after close vote

Comoros votes in referendum on increasing president’s powers

Mali Begins Presidential Vote Count Amid Insecurity



Pogba tight-lipped over United situation for fear of being fined

tax liabilities

Cristiano Ronaldo gets 2m euro tax rebate in Spain


Egypt’s record-breaking goalkeeper El-Hadary retires

Arsenal’s Kroenke makes offer to take full ownership of club

Serena Williams withdraws from Montreal after worst defeat of career

NBA Africa Game provides opportunity on and off the court

Leipzig Bank On Forsberg, Deny Interest In Bayern’s Rudy

Football superstar Ronaldo avoids jail, to pay $22m to Spanish taxman

African, world NBA players to meet in Pretoria Africa Game