[35°N] Paris, December 17, 2018 – Total and CFAO are joining forces to offer premium, professional car care services to customers in Africa. Under their agreement, CFAO will set up AutoFast car maintenance and repair center franchises in Total’s retail network of service stations, giving drivers access to expert car care.
[The Conversation Africa] Ten years ago a colossal corruption scandal involving Siemens, one of the world’s largest electrical engineering companies, shocked the world. The scale of it marked it out as the biggest corruption case of the time.
[The Herald] Beitbridge Bureau -Eight Zimbabweans were killed when an overloaded Iveco mini-bus they were travelling in was involved in a road accident between Bloemfontein and Cape Town on Saturday morning.
[VOA] The United States has resumed a “permanent diplomatic presence” in Somalia’s capital after an absence of nearly throe decades.
[News24Wire] Religious leaders say they cannot apologise enough for terrible things that have been happening in churches in the name of religion.
[News24Wire] Since October 2016, 24 municipalities have been placed under administration, with 13 of these being placed under administration since June.
[VOA] The death toll from Friday’s car bomb blasts in Somalia’s capital has climbed to 52, according to admission records from five hospitals.
[Vanguard] Kaduna high court has denied the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibraheem El Zakzaky and his wife bail.
[Leadership] Mr Godwin Emefiele, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, says Nigeria tops other African countries in remittances of inflows and is among the top five globally.
[ISS] Twenty years after the Domestic Violence Act was passed, intimate partner violence remains a serious problem in South Africa. Victims of domestic violence, the police and shelters face numerous challenges in responding to the crisis.