[Nairobi News] Fans of Senegal and Japan football teams in Russia have been showered with praises cleaning up after themselves before leaving the stadium.
[The Conversation Africa] It has been reported that nine of 13 Africa’s oldest and largest baobab trees have died in the past decade. These trees, aged between 1,100 and 2,500 years, appear to be victims of climate change.
[East African] Popular American TV host Ellen DeGeneres’s visit to Rwanda could boost Kigalis’s efforts to market the country as a high-end tourism destination, as well as its gorilla conservation agenda.
[New Times] Famous American television personality and actor, Ellen DeGeneres has revealed on her latest episode of the ‘The Ellen Show’ that she will be coming to Rwanda “in a week’s time”.
[News24Wire] South Africa will not be intimidated by the US’s recent threats to cut aid to countries that vote against them at the United Nations, said International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers.
[State Department] UNITED STATES MISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS
[Bhekisisa] Every year, hundreds of thousands of children die gasping for air. This could help change that.
FOR President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the timing of Turkey’s victory in the Afrin region of northern Syria could not have been better. After a two-month offensive against Kurdish militants, Turkish troops took control of the enclave’s main town on March 17th. The next day Turkey celebrated the anniversary of the battle of Gallipoli, the only big Ottoman victory of the first world war.
[Leadership] The United States is positioned to become the second biggest oil producer in the world behind Russia and ahead of Saudi Arabia as its daily output continue to rise with reports putting the daily production at more than 10 million barrels per day,
[New Times] The chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has urged African countries to ratify and implement the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, saying it will fast-track the continent’s much-desired economic growth.