Africa Posts

South Africa Mall Collapse Claims One And Injures Many

By Takudzwa Mashumba , 21 , Nov 2013


South Africa mall collapse claims one and injured many Authorities say at least one was killed while many were injured after a roof collapsed on a mall that was under .. Read More →

Zimbabwe Not Child Friendly

By Takudzwa Mashumba , 20 , Nov 2013


Zimbabwe was ranked on the bottom 10 of the 52 African countries in a report on Child Friendliness issued by the African Child Policy Forum according to the African Report .. Read More →

South Africa`s Rape Cases Alarming

By Tatenda Chambwe , 20 , Nov 2013


South Africa suffers a lot of violence which is also underlined by high rape statistics. “The prevalence of rape and particularly multiple perpetrator rape is unusually high,” according to a .. Read More →

Ghana Backs Down On Condom Tax

By Correspondent , 20 , Nov 2013


Accra (AFP) - Ghana on Tuesday backed down on a proposed tax on imported condoms after mooting increased levies on foreign-made goods as a way of cutting government debt. Finance .. Read More →

Liberian President`s Convoy Used For Smuggling Cannabis

By Tatenda Chambwe , 20 , Nov 2013


Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s motorcade commander has been arrested for allegedly smuggling 300kgs of cannabis using the President’s lead vehicle. The lead vehicle of the motorcade, a Jeep known .. Read More →

Kenyan Rhino Killed By Poachers In Brazen Attack

By Correspondent , 19 , Nov 2013


Isiolo (Kenya) (AFP) - Poachers slaughtered a rhino in one of Kenya's best guarded wildlife parks, officials said Tuesday, in a brazen attack highlighting the risks gunmen are taking during .. Read More →

Africa Needs Up To $200 and $350 Billion A Year To Fight Climate Change:UNEP

By Lazarus Sauti , 19 , Nov 2013


By Lazarus Sauti A United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report, issued on the sidelines of UN climate talks in Warsaw that are working towards sealing a global deal by 2015 .. Read More →

Lack Of Science Capacity Threatens Africa`s Development

By Lazarus Sauti , 19 , Nov 2013


By Lazarus Sauti Chris Whitty, chief scientific adviser and director of research at the UK Department for International Development believes science for Africa is critical for Africa – and for .. Read More →

Diamond Reference Book Published

By Lazarus Sauti , 19 , Nov 2013


By Lazarus Sauti The book, ‘Diamond: Nature and Man’s Treasure’ by Tamuka Magwenzi is a diamond reference book which orients readers of all ages to diamonds. Magwenzi said diamonds are .. Read More →