Africa Posts

African Journalists Must Defend Leaders: Makhudu Sefara

By Correspondent , 15 , Nov 2013


By Nomore Chinoda Makhudu Sefara, editor of a South African newspaper The Star has urged African journalists to defend their leaders from continuous prosecution and harassment by the International Criminal .. Read More →

Culture Should Not Be Valued At Expense Of Children's Rights

By Tendai Makaripe , 14 , Nov 2013


By Tendai Makaripe When she was a mere ten year old, RudoTembo (not her real name), from the Shangani tribe of Chipinge in Eastern Zimbabwe was considered of no use .. Read More →

Tombstone Alarms To Be Introduced In Johannesburg

By editor , 14 , Nov 2013


Authorities in Johannesburg announced on Wednesday that from early 2014 they will be introducing security devices on tombstones to curb the sharp rise in theft. Thieves have been on the .. Read More →

Securitisation Of Minerals Key To Economic Development

By Lazarus Sauti , 13 , Nov 2013


Securitisation, a way of raising long-term finance, of minerals is critical if African countries are to transform their economies. This means African governments should establish regulatory frameworks that allow securitisation .. Read More →

Seven Nigerian Judges Up For Corruption Probe

By Lazarus Sauti , 12 , Nov 2013


At least five Nigerian high court judges are the subjects of extensive corruption probes by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The five justices identified as the targets of .. Read More →

Africa Needs To Use Resources To Better Healthcare

By Lazarus Sauti , 12 , Nov 2013


The African continent is forecasted to achieve the fastest growth in the world over the next ten years and improving health will be a key driver to Africa realising this .. Read More →

Kenya Sets Up Task Force To Investigate Doping Allegations

By Correspondent , 11 , Nov 2013


Nairobi (AFP) - Kenya on Monday named a task force to probe doping allegations, a day before the distance running giant was expected to come in for criticism at an .. Read More →

Pregnant Ghana School Girls To Be Punished

By Correspondent , 11 , Nov 2013


Madam Bernadette Banongwie, a Deputy Director of Education, has suggested that basic school girls who get pregnant should be punished severely to serve as deterrent to their peers. She said .. Read More →

Traditional Practices Key To Environmental Conservation

By Lazarus Sauti , 11 , Nov 2013


Forests in Africa are disjointed and ruined due to deforestation, desertification and other factors such as increasing population pressure and since more than 40 groupings in different African countries survive .. Read More →