[Public Agenda] “Africa is a marvellous continent.
[New Zimbabwe] THE MDC has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa of “lying to the world” after the Zanu PF leader downplayed reports of widespread rape as the security forces launched a brutal crackdown after last month’s anti-government protests.
[VOA] Fears that Washington is increasingly losing influence across the globe are starting to come to fruition in Africa, where a top military official says Russia is playing on perceived U.S. weaknesses to gain leverage and resources.
The desert shall rejoice PINK BOLLWORMS are the scourge of cotton farmers. The insect is less than an inch long, but it has a voracious appetite for the plant’s seeds. As a child living on Kibbutz Ginosar, in Israel’s north, Ofir Schlam would wake up at dawn to inspect leaves for the pest
A HUNDRED OR more were brought in every hour. Soon the police station in northern Khartoum, Sudan’s capital, was so full that detainees were flowing onto the lawn. Atif, an activist picked up around noon on December 31st, says he saw at least 1,000 arrested that day
“CONGO IS FREE at last,” wailed an old woman, tears streaming down her cheeks. “We have waited years for this moment!” Two young girls behind her gyrated their hips and sang, “Bye-oh Kabila,” again and again
IT WAS ALLover within hours. At 4.30am on January 7th a small group of junior army officers seized the national radio station in Gabon, an oil-rich country in central Africa, and declared a coup.
He hasn’t forgotten AN ARABIC PROVERB holds that “what is past is dead.” Eight years after the Arab spring most Arab regimes treat these words as policy.
[Namibian] The N$190 million Peugeot Opel assembly plant at Walvis Bay was officially opened on Wednesday by president Hage Geingob.
[IRIN] When nine-year-old twins Jan and Jannick started their new school term at the beginning of October, they admitted that for the first time in years they weren’t scared to attend class.