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Nigeria: It's Official - INEC Postpones All Nigeria's General Elections

[Premium Times] The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday postponed the presidential and national assembly elections as exclusively reported by PREMIUM TIMES.
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Nigeria: It's Official - INEC Postpones All Nigeria's General Elections

[Premium Times] The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday postponed the presidential and national assembly elections as exclusively reported by PREMIUM TIMES.

Nigeria: How the Battle for Nigeria Will Be Fought and Won

[Premium Times] On Saturday, voters across Nigeria will go to the poll to elect the president, 109 senators and 360 members of the House of Representatives.
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Nigeria: How the Battle for Nigeria Will Be Fought and Won

[Premium Times] On Saturday, voters across Nigeria will go to the poll to elect the president, 109 senators and 360 members of the House of Representatives.

Africa: Africa Pioneers New Ways of Thinking On Medicine, Art & Humanities

[The Conversation Africa] Imagine bringing the best of all academic disciplines, artistic creations, activist experience and health care knowledge to bear on understanding and addressing current health care concerns. Rather than silos of people working in the
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Africa: Africa Pioneers New Ways of Thinking On Medicine, Art & Humanities

[The Conversation Africa] Imagine bringing the best of all academic disciplines, artistic creations, activist experience and health care knowledge to bear on understanding and addressing current health care concerns. Rather than silos of people working in their specific areas of interest, imagine collaborations committed to listening and learning from all participants.

Zimbabwe: Tsvangirai Died Disappointed With Mnangagwa - Chamisa and Widow

[New Zimbabwe] LATE MDC leader, Morgan Tsvangirai did not regret supporting bitter rival Robert Mugabe's overthrow by the military but died a disappointed man after the now President Emmerson Mnangagwa had tricked the opposition into supporting the coup for t
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Zimbabwe: Tsvangirai Died Disappointed With Mnangagwa - Chamisa and Widow

[New Zimbabwe] LATE MDC leader, Morgan Tsvangirai did not regret supporting bitter rival Robert Mugabe's overthrow by the military but died a disappointed man after the now President Emmerson Mnangagwa had tricked the opposition into supporting the coup for the latter's selfish reasons.

Kenya: Kenya's Top 10 Richest Counties

[Nation] Nairobi, Nakuru and Kiambu are Kenya's top-three richest counties while Lamu, Samburu and Isiolo are the poorest, according to a new report ranking the contribution of Kenya's 47 regions to the national annual economic output, also known as the Gros
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Kenya: Kenya's Top 10 Richest Counties

[Nation] Nairobi, Nakuru and Kiambu are Kenya's top-three richest counties while Lamu, Samburu and Isiolo are the poorest, according to a new report ranking the contribution of Kenya's 47 regions to the national annual economic output, also known as the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

Nigeria: Kingsley Moghalu Emerges as Hope of Nigerians Desperate for Change

[allAfrica] This month Nobel Laurate Wole Soyinka, one of Nigeria's best known and most admired citizens, and the Citizen Forum with which he is associated, endorsed Dr. Kingsley Moghalu for president of Nigeria.
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Nigeria: Kingsley Moghalu Emerges as Hope of Nigerians Desperate for Change

[allAfrica] This month Nobel Laurate Wole Soyinka, one of Nigeria's best known and most admired citizens, and the Citizen Forum with which he is associated, endorsed Dr. Kingsley Moghalu for president of Nigeria.

South Africa: Public Enterprises Minister Gordhan Trying to Put Out Eskom's Flames of Crisis

[allAfrica] Washington, DC -Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan told parliament's public enterprises committee on Wednesday that he intends to hold responsible those who contributed to the design flaws of Eskom's mega-power stations Medupi and Kusile.
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South Africa: Public Enterprises Minister Gordhan Trying to Put Out Eskom's Flames of Crisis

[allAfrica] Washington, DC -Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan told parliament's public enterprises committee on Wednesday that he intends to hold responsible those who contributed to the design flaws of Eskom's mega-power stations Medupi and Kusile. This comes as the country has once again been plunged into darkness with scheduled power cuts known as «loadshedding».

Cameroon: Momo Jean De Dieu, Apology Not Accepted

[allAfrica] Cape Town -For a long time the country has been divided along tribal lines. This ethno-fascism reached its peak when the minister delegate at the ministry of justice, Jean De Dieu Momo, warned the Bamelike people (from the western province of Came
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Cameroon: Momo Jean De Dieu, Apology Not Accepted

[allAfrica] Cape Town -For a long time the country has been divided along tribal lines. This ethno-fascism reached its peak when the minister delegate at the ministry of justice, Jean De Dieu Momo, warned the Bamelike people (from the western province of Cameroon) could be exterminated like Adolph Hitler did with the Jews.

Congo-Kinshasa: MSF Starts Enrolling Patients in Clinical Trial of Potential Ebola Treatments

[MSF] Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in collaboration with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Ministry of Health, has started enrolling patients in a randomized controlled trial (RCT) of four potential Ebola-treatments in Katwa and Butembo in North Kivu. T
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Congo-Kinshasa: MSF Starts Enrolling Patients in Clinical Trial of Potential Ebola Treatments

[MSF] Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in collaboration with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Ministry of Health, has started enrolling patients in a randomized controlled trial (RCT) of four potential Ebola-treatments in Katwa and Butembo in North Kivu. The treatments used in this randomized control trial are: Remdesivir, mAb114, REGN-EB3 and ZMapp.

Africa: Uganda Health Workers Respond Swiftly to a Suspected Ebola Death

[WHO] Ugandan health workers have yet again acted with swiftness to respond to a suspected Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case that occurred in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the body repatriated to Uganda by relatives for burial.
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Africa: Uganda Health Workers Respond Swiftly to a Suspected Ebola Death

[WHO] Ugandan health workers have yet again acted with swiftness to respond to a suspected Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case that occurred in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the body repatriated to Uganda by relatives for burial.

South Africa: Why Fewer Women Die When Giving Birth

[Bhekisisa] Pregnancy in South Africa is getting safer, but still not safe enough. Here's what the health department says they're doing about it.
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South Africa: Why Fewer Women Die When Giving Birth

[Bhekisisa] Pregnancy in South Africa is getting safer, but still not safe enough. Here's what the health department says they're doing about it.

Ghana: No Press Freedom Without Accountability

[IPS] New York -Three bullets, fired at close range by two assassins on a black and blue Boxer motorbike on January 16, 2019, killed investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale Divela, according to Sammy Darko, a lawyer working on Divela's case.
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Ghana: No Press Freedom Without Accountability

[IPS] New York -Three bullets, fired at close range by two assassins on a black and blue Boxer motorbike on January 16, 2019, killed investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale Divela, according to Sammy Darko, a lawyer working on Divela's case.

Angola: Only in Angola - Fraudster's Bank Gets Bail-Out

[Maka] The notorious Angolan-Swiss fraudster, Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais, was remanded in custody in Angola last September to await trial on charges of embezzling billions of dollars from the country's Sovereign Wealth Fund.
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Angola: Only in Angola - Fraudster's Bank Gets Bail-Out

[Maka] The notorious Angolan-Swiss fraudster, Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais, was remanded in custody in Angola last September to await trial on charges of embezzling billions of dollars from the country's Sovereign Wealth Fund.

Nigeria: Support Youth to Build Peace

[allAfrica] Kano -Fifteen years ago, I watched from a neighbor's window as my house and car burned to ashes -  set alight by a militia of 100 young men. A religiously motivated conflict 400km away had increased tensions between Muslims and Christians.
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Nigeria: Support Youth to Build Peace

[allAfrica] Kano -Fifteen years ago, I watched from a neighbor's window as my house and car burned to ashes -  set alight by a militia of 100 young men. A religiously motivated conflict 400km away had increased tensions between Muslims and Christians.

Kenya: Exposed - How Serial Child Molester Managed to Cover Up Horrifying Crimes

[Nairobi News] A foreigner facing defilement charges in a Nairobi Court had been jailed in his home country on similar charges with 182 alleged abuse victims coming forward to accuse him, a joint investigation by the Sunday Nation and Nairobi News has reveale
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Kenya: Exposed - How Serial Child Molester Managed to Cover Up Horrifying Crimes

[Nairobi News] A foreigner facing defilement charges in a Nairobi Court had been jailed in his home country on similar charges with 182 alleged abuse victims coming forward to accuse him, a joint investigation by the Sunday Nation and Nairobi News has revealed.

Chad: Army Captures Hundreds of Rebels After French Airstrikes

[Deutsche Welle] French and Chadian airstrikes have allowed the Chadian army to take some 250 rebels into custody. The rebel group had been making its way into Chad from Libya in a convoy of about 50 vehicles.
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Chad: Army Captures Hundreds of Rebels After French Airstrikes

[Deutsche Welle] French and Chadian airstrikes have allowed the Chadian army to take some 250 rebels into custody. The rebel group had been making its way into Chad from Libya in a convoy of about 50 vehicles.

South Sudan: Does Juba Even Care About Protecting Girls From Sexual Violence?

[allAfrica] In December after reports of the mass rape of women in and around Bentiu town surfaced, South Sudan's response was a denial, followed by a rushed investigation by a committee headed by the Minister for Gender, Child and Social Welfare. The com
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South Sudan: Does Juba Even Care About Protecting Girls From Sexual Violence?

[allAfrica] In December after reports of the mass rape of women in and around Bentiu town surfaced, South Sudan's response was a denial, followed by a rushed investigation by a committee headed by the Minister for Gender, Child and Social Welfare. The committee ended its investigation after only two days on the ground, declaring that the rapes were «not a true story.»

Kenya: Lupita's Younger Brother Makes U.S. Acting Debut

[Nairobi News] Hollywood Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o younger brother Peter Junior Nyong'o is set to debut as an actor in the United States.
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Kenya: Lupita's Younger Brother Makes U.S. Acting Debut

[Nairobi News] Hollywood Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o younger brother Peter Junior Nyong'o is set to debut as an actor in the United States.

Nigeria: Lagos Asks British Museum to Return Historical Sculpture

[This Day] The Lagos State Government has formally requested the return of an important sculptural woodcarving, known in the UK as the Lander Stool, from the British Museum. The sculpture was believed to have been taken from Nigeria in 1830 by one of the earl
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Nigeria: Lagos Asks British Museum to Return Historical Sculpture

[This Day] The Lagos State Government has formally requested the return of an important sculptural woodcarving, known in the UK as the Lander Stool, from the British Museum. The sculpture was believed to have been taken from Nigeria in 1830 by one of the earliest known explorers of the interior, Richard Lander, one of the precursors of the colonisation of Nigeria by the British.

Kenya: Teacher Training Set for Major Changes As Reforms Take Root

[Nation] The Ministry of Education has embarked on a process that will see harmonisation of the curriculum used to train teachers in universities and colleges across the country.
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Kenya: Teacher Training Set for Major Changes As Reforms Take Root

[Nation] The Ministry of Education has embarked on a process that will see harmonisation of the curriculum used to train teachers in universities and colleges across the country.

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Arrives In Ethiopia for AU Summit

[The Herald] Addis Ababa, Ethiopia -President Mnangagwa arrived here yesterday afternoon for the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU). He is accompanied by First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa and Government officials, including the Deput
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Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Arrives In Ethiopia for AU Summit

[The Herald] Addis Ababa, Ethiopia -President Mnangagwa arrived here yesterday afternoon for the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU). He is accompanied by First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa and Government officials, including the Deputy Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet, Mr George Charamba.

Nigeria: 2019 Presidential Election - Moghalu Reacts to Soyinka's Endorsement

[Premium Times] The presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party, Kingsley Moghalu, has described the endorsement of his candidature by Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, as «humbling.»
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Nigeria: 2019 Presidential Election - Moghalu Reacts to Soyinka's Endorsement

[Premium Times] The presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party, Kingsley Moghalu, has described the endorsement of his candidature by Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, as «humbling.»

Sierra Leone: Govt Declares Rape a National Emergency

[Deutsche Welle] President Julius Bio has upped the maximum punishment for rape of a minor and called on the country to address its rape «scourge.» The move follows an outcry over the rape of a 5-year-old girl by her male relative.
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Sierra Leone: Govt Declares Rape a National Emergency

[Deutsche Welle] President Julius Bio has upped the maximum punishment for rape of a minor and called on the country to address its rape «scourge.» The move follows an outcry over the rape of a 5-year-old girl by her male relative.

Africa: Leaked Letter Alleges Cronyism by African Union Boss - Report

[allAfrica] The deputy chairperson of the African Union Commission has launched an unprecedented attack on his boss, chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat, South Africa's Mail & Guardian newspaper reports.
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Africa: Leaked Letter Alleges Cronyism by African Union Boss - Report

[allAfrica] The deputy chairperson of the African Union Commission has launched an unprecedented attack on his boss, chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat, South Africa's Mail & Guardian newspaper reports.

Africa: AU Summit 32 - Egypt Takes the Wheel At the AU

[ISS] On 2 February, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi held a cabinet meeting to review final preparations for his chairmanship of the African Union (AU) which begins on 10 February. As a founding member of the Organisation of African Unity, and chair i
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Africa: AU Summit 32 - Egypt Takes the Wheel At the AU

[ISS] On 2 February, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi held a cabinet meeting to review final preparations for his chairmanship of the African Union (AU) which begins on 10 February. As a founding member of the Organisation of African Unity, and chair in 1964, 1989 and 1993, Egypt is not new to such important continental roles.

South Africa: Zimbabwe Govt Paper The Herald Runs Headline 'Unpacking Maimane's Monkey Tricks'

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The Democratic Alliance and its leader Mmusi Maimane have taken it upon themselves to play a part in resolving Zimbabwe's current crisis by pushing for foreign intervention.
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South Africa: Zimbabwe Govt Paper The Herald Runs Headline 'Unpacking Maimane's Monkey Tricks'

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The Democratic Alliance and its leader Mmusi Maimane have taken it upon themselves to play a part in resolving Zimbabwe's current crisis by pushing for foreign intervention.

Uganda: Uganda's Women Are Not Products to be Sold to Tourists

[allAfrica] Johannesburg -How on earth did the Ugandan Tourism Ministry think that adding «curvy and sexy» Ugandan women to the list of tourism products to attract tourists was a good idea? Tourism products... are they serious?
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Uganda: Uganda's Women Are Not Products to be Sold to Tourists

[allAfrica] Johannesburg -How on earth did the Ugandan Tourism Ministry think that adding «curvy and sexy» Ugandan women to the list of tourism products to attract tourists was a good idea? Tourism products... are they serious?

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Invites Opposition Leaders for Talks

[allAfrica] Cape Town -President Emmerson Mnangagwa has invited presidential candidates who participated in Zimbabwe's 2018 elections to a meeting to discuss the framework for post-election dialogue, SABC News reports.
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Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Invites Opposition Leaders for Talks

[allAfrica] Cape Town -President Emmerson Mnangagwa has invited presidential candidates who participated in Zimbabwe's 2018 elections to a meeting to discuss the framework for post-election dialogue, SABC News reports.

Ethiopia: Ethiopia Gets Its Teff Back

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The Ethiopian government is celebrating a major victory in a long-running dispute over who owns the patent for products made from teff - an ancient grain that forms the basis of Ethiopia's staple food, injera.
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Ethiopia: Ethiopia Gets Its Teff Back

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The Ethiopian government is celebrating a major victory in a long-running dispute over who owns the patent for products made from teff - an ancient grain that forms the basis of Ethiopia's staple food, injera.

South Africa: Cosatu in Beitbridge Border Shutdown Over Zimbabwe Rights Abuses

[New Zimbabwe] Powerful South African labour federation COSATU will Wednesday stage a demonstration at the busy BeitBridge Border Post in protest over human rights violations by President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government.
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South Africa: Cosatu in Beitbridge Border Shutdown Over Zimbabwe Rights Abuses

[New Zimbabwe] Powerful South African labour federation COSATU will Wednesday stage a demonstration at the busy BeitBridge Border Post in protest over human rights violations by President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government.

Nigeria: Boko Haram in Charge, Issues Movement Permit in Baga - Fleeing Residents

[Premium Times] Displaced residents of Baga, a border community in Borno State recently taken over by the Boko Haram insurgents, said the Nigerian government is lying in the claims that the town has been reclaimed by government troops.
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Nigeria: Boko Haram in Charge, Issues Movement Permit in Baga - Fleeing Residents

[Premium Times] Displaced residents of Baga, a border community in Borno State recently taken over by the Boko Haram insurgents, said the Nigerian government is lying in the claims that the town has been reclaimed by government troops.