[allAfrica] Cape Town -We already know that Yvonne Chaka Chaka is a no-nonsense woman.
[The Conversation Africa] Ethiopia has survived several dark epochs in its long history.
[Deutsche Welle] The African Union Commission deals with policy across the 55-member bloc. Its deputy chairperson Kwesi Quartey, in an exclusive DW interview, outlined how the AU executive is tackling Africa’s most pressing problems.
[The New Humanitarian] Kampala -Uganda has launched its largest trial of a new experimental Ebola vaccine, as rising cases of the deadly virus in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo continue to raise fears of a wider regional outbreak.
“IN RWANDA IT’S not easy to get a job,” says Jean-Paul Bahati, a student at Kepler, founded in Kigali in 2013.
ALBERT AGISHA NTWALI was resigned to becoming a maths teacher at a secondary school. The 23-year-old from Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of Congo was a stellar undergraduate at his local university
[Leadership] Lagos -European refiners are in high demand of Nigeria’s newest export crude, the medium sweet Egina, which is proving popular with European refiners due to its high distillate yields, with output from the Total-operated field close to its full capacity of 208,000 barrels of oil a day b/d.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -A ‘Dear Friend’ SMS of apology from Markus Jooste days before the news of the Steinhoff firm’s rot was exposed, has been handed in as evidence in a court case that is seeing the pressure mount on Jooste, the former chief executive officer of the international furniture and household goods retailer.
[News24Wire] It started as a simple instruction from a spiritual leader and has grown into a global humanitarian organisation that has contributed R2.8bn in aid to 43 countries.
[New Zimbabwe] The United Nations Tuesday launched a US$331.5 million international aid appeal to help Zimbabwe tackle a drought which has left a third of its population in need of relief over the next nine months.