Africa
23 April 2014
[SciDev.Net] A new watch - the Bradley Timepiece - designed for blind people has been nominated for a Design of ...
Agribusiness
22 April 2014
[AlertNet] James Mulbah knows how forests work. After fleeing Liberia's civil war, aged seven, he and his family lived as ...
Aid and Assistance
23 April 2014
[IRIN] Kano - Security fears, a lack of humanitarian actors on the ground and a perception that Nigeria's government can ...
Arms and Military Affairs
22 April 2014
[CAJ News] Abuja - A former leader of Niger Delta militants, Felix Timilaemi, has launched a voluntary campaign against oil ...
Arts
22 April 2014
[Premium Times] A popular Nigerian musician, Dapo Oyebanji aka D-banj, on Tuesday in Abuja urged Nigerian youth to shun violence ...
Arts, Culture and Entertainment
22 April 2014
[Premium Times] A popular Nigerian musician, Dapo Oyebanji aka D-banj, on Tuesday in Abuja urged Nigerian youth to shun violence ...
Asia, Australia, and Africa
22 April 2014
[AlertNet] James Mulbah knows how forests work. After fleeing Liberia's civil war, aged seven, he and his family lived as ...
Athletics
22 April 2014
[SA Info] Lesotho's Lebenya Nkoka and Russian Nina Podnebesnova won the 45th edition of the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon ...
Banking and Insurance
23 April 2014
[Fahamu] The bank is touted as being a good potential host of the proposed BRICS bank. But its record so ...
Biztech
22 April 2014
[CAJ News] Abuja - A former leader of Niger Delta militants, Felix Timilaemi, has launched a voluntary campaign against oil ...
Book Listings and Reviews
21 April 2014
[Daily Trust] Lagos - A manual on recruitment, "You're Hired", authored by Harry Nnoli has hit the bookstands.
Books
23 April 2014
[This Day] Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, will today assume its status as the UNESCO World Book Capital 2014, ...
Capital Flows
17 April 2014
[AlertNet] Africans face the highest remittance fees globally, regularly paying a "super tax" to send money home at a cost ...
Children and Youth
22 April 2014
[African Arguments] There is a trend emerging in social media, mostly amongst people in their 30s and 40s and sometimes ...
Climate
23 April 2014
[EA Business] Kampala - Sameer Agriculture and Livestock Ltd (SALL), the makers of Fresh Dairy milk products in Uganda recently ...
Commodities
23 April 2014
[Fahamu] New development projects along the Congo River are bound to restore colonialist structures and looting of resources in the ...
Company News
22 April 2014
[AlertNet] James Mulbah knows how forests work. After fleeing Liberia's civil war, aged seven, he and his family lived as ...
Conflict, Peace and Security
22 April 2014
[CAJ News] Abuja - A former leader of Niger Delta militants, Felix Timilaemi, has launched a voluntary campaign against oil ...
Construction
23 April 2014
[Fahamu] Chinese companies are implementing huge infrastructure projects in Nigeria. But like the colonialists before them, they are engaged in ...
Corruption
22 April 2014
[Deutsche Welle] Many black South Africans in the former homelands where they were confined during apartheid had hoped the advent ...
Currencies
22 April 2014
[EA Business] Kigali - Rwanda's annual inflation now stands at 3.43 per cent a, slight drop from 3.45% per cent ...
Debt
22 April 2014
[The Star] THE National Treasury should negotiate for favourable term structures when borrowing locally and scrutinise outlook for global commodity ...
Economy, Business and Finance
22 April 2014
[CAJ News] Abuja - A former leader of Niger Delta militants, Felix Timilaemi, has launched a voluntary campaign against oil ...
Education
23 April 2014
[SciDev.Net] The world is dominated by a drive towards democratic governance, with politicians, especially in the developing world, making expansive ...
Energy
23 April 2014
[Capital FM] Nairobi - Over 70 exhibitors from 28 countries are expected to attend this year's East Africa Oil and ...
Environment
22 April 2014
[AlertNet] James Mulbah knows how forests work. After fleeing Liberia's civil war, aged seven, he and his family lived as ...
Europe and Africa
23 April 2014
[Deutsche Welle] The MUJAO Islamist group in Mali has said that it has killed a French hostage captured in November ...
External Relations
23 April 2014
[SW Radio] The US government has revised its targeted sanctions list by adding four new names and removing 11 others.
Food and Agriculture
23 April 2014
[SA Info] South Africa's competitively priced wine is attracting new buyers, who are impressed by the quality of the wines, ...
Game Parks and Safaris
23 April 2014
[The Star] The National Environment Management Authority has warned that Masai Mara Game Reserve risks losing its status as a ...
Governance
23 April 2014
[SW Radio] The US government has revised its targeted sanctions list by adding four new names and removing 11 others.
Health and Medicine
23 April 2014
[VOA] Geneva - The U.N. Children's Fund warns that nearly 250,000 children in war-torn South Sudan will suffer from acute ...
HIV-Aids and STDs
23 April 2014
[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe - Malawi, in collaboration with concerned organisations, will on May 2, 2014 hold an official launch ...
Human Rights
23 April 2014
[SciDev.Net] A new watch - the Bradley Timepiece - designed for blind people has been nominated for a Design of ...
ICT and Telecom
23 April 2014
[SciDev.Net] Big data's great promise for development will need both human and technical capacity building, reports Jan Piotrowski.
International Organizations and Africa
23 April 2014
[SciDev.Net] Big data's great promise for development will need both human and technical capacity building, reports Jan Piotrowski.
Investment
23 April 2014
[The Star] FIVE lawmakers from Kisumu county have asked Governor Jack Ranguma to diversify development projects to attract foreign investors ...
Labour
23 April 2014
[Daily Maverick] The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) strike in the platinum belt has now been going for ...
Land and Rural Issues
22 April 2014
[SW Radio] Officials in the Ministry of Lands have become the latest government members to be implicated in widespread corruption, ...
Latin America and Africa
23 April 2014
[Fahamu] Despite their anti-imperialist potential, BRICS states have promoted neo-liberal and imperialist practices that facilitate capital accumulation, resource extraction and ...
Legal and Judicial Affairs
22 April 2014
[CAJ News] Abuja - A former leader of Niger Delta militants, Felix Timilaemi, has launched a voluntary campaign against oil ...
Manufacturing
22 April 2014
[Addis Fortune] Asian Paints, a subsidiary of India's largest paints company - Asian Paints Ltd, agreed to buy 51 pc ...
Middle East and Africa
21 April 2014
[Egypt Online] Egypt supports any effort that could bring about Arab reconciliation, the spokesman for the Foreign Ministry said on ...
Migration
22 April 2014
[IRIN] London - All over the world migrant workers are sending money home to their families. The money pays hospital ...
Mining
23 April 2014
[Fahamu] New development projects along the Congo River are bound to restore colonialist structures and looting of resources in the ...
Music
22 April 2014
[Premium Times] A popular Nigerian musician, Dapo Oyebanji aka D-banj, on Tuesday in Abuja urged Nigerian youth to shun violence ...
NGOs and Civil Society
23 April 2014
[IRIN] Kano - Security fears, a lack of humanitarian actors on the ground and a perception that Nigeria's government can ...
Nutrition
23 April 2014
[VOA] Geneva - The U.N. Children's Fund warns that nearly 250,000 children in war-torn South Sudan will suffer from acute ...
Oceans and Rivers
22 April 2014
[IRIN] In 2001 then UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan declared: "Fierce competition for fresh water may well become a source of ...
Olympics
22 April 2014
[Namibian] THE Namibian Beach Volleyball girls team of Kim Seebach and Stephanie Palmhert has achieved the qualification criteria for the ...
Peacekeeping and Conflict Resolution
22 April 2014
[Deutsche Welle] As fighting continues in three states in South Sudan, rebels are rejecting allegations by the United Nations that ...
Petroleum
22 April 2014
[CAJ News] Abuja - A former leader of Niger Delta militants, Felix Timilaemi, has launched a voluntary campaign against oil ...
Polio
18 April 2014
[This Day] Rivers State Governor, Hon. Chibuike Amaechi, has called on state ministries of health across the country to begin ...
Pregnancy and Childbirth
23 April 2014
[Times of Zambia] GOVERNMENT says it is disheartening to learn that maternal mortality cases are still high in Zambia, especially ...
Press and Media
22 April 2014
[IFEX] The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) denounces the murder of a media worker in Mogadishu.
Refugees and Displacement
23 April 2014
[VOA] Rebels in South Sudan have denied U.N. accusations that they killed hundreds of people after taking control of a ...
Religion
23 April 2014
[Vanguard] Nigerian Muslim clerics living in the border towns of Cameroon and Nigeria are recruiting Boko Haram members in their ...
Science and Biotechnology
22 April 2014
[SA Info] Rooibos extracts in skin care products can help prevent the development of skin cancer and even delay the ...
Soccer
22 April 2014
[The Point] The National Sports Council, NSC, has expressed "total consternation", following the announcement by the Confederation of African Football, ...
Southern Africa
23 April 2014
[SW Radio] The US government has revised its targeted sanctions list by adding four new names and removing 11 others.
Sport
22 April 2014
[SA Info] South African wheelchair racing star Ernst van Dyk became the first person to win the Boston Marathon 10 ...
Stock Markets
23 April 2014
[The Star] The Nairobi all share firmed 0.11 points to set a fresh all time closing high of 148.22.
Sustainable
23 April 2014
[SciDev.Net] Big data's great promise for development will need both human and technical capacity building, reports Jan Piotrowski.
Sustainable Development
23 April 2014
[SciDev.Net] Big data's great promise for development will need both human and technical capacity building, reports Jan Piotrowski.
Trade
23 April 2014
[Fahamu] The BRICS are united in their drive for foreign direct investment, a thirst for natural resources and poor environmental ...
Transport and Shipping
22 April 2014
[FrontPageAfrica] Augustine Seweh is thanking is lucky stars after surviving a near-fatal helicopter crash shortly before midday Tuesday, in the ...
Travel and Tourism
23 April 2014
[The Star] The National Environment Management Authority has warned that Masai Mara Game Reserve risks losing its status as a ...
Tuberculosis
23 April 2014
[New Times] To contribute to the reduction of Tuberculosis (TB) in the country, the Ministry of Health is set to ...
United States, Canada and Africa
23 April 2014
[SW Radio] The US government has revised its targeted sanctions list by adding four new names and removing 11 others.
Urban Issues and Habitation
22 April 2014
[Deutsche Welle] Under apartheid, the center of Johannesburg was reserved for white South Africans. Many moved out when segregation was ...
Water and Sanitation
22 April 2014
[IRIN] In 2001 then UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan declared: "Fierce competition for fresh water may well become a source of ...
Wildlife
22 April 2014
[Fahamu] Namibia has enjoyed a good reputation for its nature conservation, but there is evidence the illegal trade in wildlife ...
Women and Gender
23 April 2014
[The Star] Many counties are still practising Female Genital Mutilation, the Anti- FGM Board has said. The board's chairperson Jebii ...
World Cup
23 April 2014
[The Star] THE African anthem for the Fifa World Cup 2014 was unveiled recently at an invites only Coca Cola ...
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