Africa Posts

Boko Haram Cannot Threaten Nigerian Elections: Election Chief

By Correspondent , 17 , Oct 2014


Abuja (AFP) - Nigeria can hold elections in February even if Boko Haram violence makes voting impossible in parts of the northeast, the country's elections chief told AFP, arguing that .. Read More →

Ebola Response Poor Because It Started In Africa: Kofi Annan

By editor , 16 , Oct 2014


London – Due to the fact that Ebola started in Africa the wealthy countries were slow to tackle the epidemic according to former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan who .. Read More →

Media And legislators Fuelling Alchoholism: Study

By Correspondent , 16 , Oct 2014


Uganda, Kampala. - The media and personal interests of MPs are the main drivers of alcoholism and substance abuse in Uganda, a new study shows. According to the study carried .. Read More →

Pistorious Ruined Our Family: Steenkamp Family

By Correspondent , 16 , Oct 2014


Pretoria (AFP) - Oscar Pistorius "ruined our whole family" when he killed Reeva Steenkamp, a South African court heard Wednesday, as prosecutors turned the spotlight firmly back on the victim .. Read More →

African Union Calls On Malagasy Stakeholders To Exercise Restraint And Leadership Following Return Of Former President Marc Ravalamanana

By Correspondent , 16 , Oct 2014


ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia.The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, is closely monitoring the situation in Madagascar, following the return of Mr. Marc Ravalomanana, former .. Read More →

Chris Brown Condemned For Saying Ebola is A Form Of Population Control

By Correspondent , 15 , Oct 2014


US singer Chris Brown was condemned on Twitter for suggesting that the deadly Ebola virus was "a form of population control". The New Flame hit-maker tweeted his thoughts on the .. Read More →

200 000 Burundians To Be Granted Tanzanian Citizenship

By editor , 15 , Oct 2014


Tanzania, Dar es Salaam. - On Tuesday Tanzania announced it would be granting citizenship to some 200,000 refugees from neighbouring Burundi, a move hailed by the UN refugee agency. "Those .. Read More →

Mandela`s Ex Wives File Suit Disputing His Will

By Correspondent , 15 , Oct 2014


South Africa, Johannesburg. - Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie Madikizela Mandela Tuesday filed court papers challenging the late statesman's will, media reported. Madikizela-Mandela wants ownership of Mandela's house in rural Qunu, .. Read More →

Pistorious Deserves Prison Sentence: Prison Officer

By Correspondent , 13 , Oct 2014


By Stephanie Findlay. Pretoria - A South African prison official on Monday recommended that star Paralympian Oscar Pistorius clean a Pretoria museum for 16 hours a month as punishment for .. Read More →

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