- Niger oil exploration plan threatens West Africa's major reserve
Niger's expanding oil exploration plans threaten Termit and Tin Toumma National Nature Reserve, the second-largest reserve in Africa.
Al Jazeera. Sat, 19 Oct 2019 10:31:04 GMT.
- Ex-model teacher 'who had flings with boys' in South Africa is Lady Amelia Spencer's 'sister-in-law'
Fiona Viotti, 30, who quit Bishops Diocesan College in Cape Town as an 18-year-old pupil accused her of sleeping with him, has been revealed as the 'sister-in-law' of Lady Amelia Spencer.
Daily Mail. Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:36:59 +0100.
- Mohamed Ramadan: Egypt star in cockpit gets pilot banned for life
Egypt bans a pilot for life for allowing actor Mohamed Ramadan to sit in the cockpit during a flight.
BBC News. Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:56:34 GMT.
- Forget About The Tap: A City Of 2 Million Has Virtually No Running Water
The Democratic Republic of Congo is the scene of the world's second deadliest Ebola outbreak. But in the city of Goma, some 250 miles from the hot zone, residents have other concerns.
Eyder Peralta. NPR. Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:23:26 -0400.
- Farmers urged to ramp up biosecurity as African swine fever looms
If the disease were to reach Australian shores, it could wipe out the $5.3 billion market and lead to significant job losses.
Laura Chung. Sydney Morning Herald. Fri, 18 Oct 2019 20:50:25 +1100.
- E-fit released to identify man who fell from plane
The body of a man, believed to be Kenyan, was found in a garden in Clapham in June.
BBC News. Thu, 17 Oct 2019 15:54:36 GMT.
- New Study Warns That Automation Threatens The Future Of Black Workers In America
A new study paints a dark picture of how automation will impact the future of work for African Americans. ...
By Mark Hall, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:50:00 +0000.
- Ex-Mozambique finance minister fights extradition to US
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang is challenging attempts to extradite him to the United States for a corruption trial. His extradition hearing is underway Wednesday in South Africa. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 16 Oct 2019 06:21:46 -0400.
- Sequencing African genomes yields new data resource with broad applicability
By collaborating globally in a new, large-scale effort, researchers have made strong progress in sequencing genomes from regions and countries across Africa. ...
Science Daily. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 19:29:47 EDT.
- Innovation Key to Sustainable Growth of African Airports
28th ACI Africa Annual General Assembly and Regional Conference and Exhibition held in Accra, Ghana.
Travel Industry Wire. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 10:57:01 EST.
- Meghan Markle, Prince Harry share sweet moment with son Archie in upcoming documentary
Archie is getting some love in the upcoming documentary "Harry & Meghan: An African Journey."
Nate Day. Fox News. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 02:40:30 GMT.
- Egypt: Prominent activist is arrested, jailed for 15 days
CAIRO (AP) - An Egyptian rights lawyer says prosecutors have ordered a prominent pro-democracy activist to remain in custody for 15 days. ...
Washington Times. Mon, 14 Oct 2019 06:56:10 -0400.
- Plane Carrying Congo Presidential Staff Crashes in Forest
Aircraft with eight people on board including crew, was heading for the capital, Kinshasa, and went off radar on Thursday afternoon.
Voice of America. Fri, 11 Oct 2019 07:39:09 -0400.
- WHO says Congo's Ebola outbreak slowing but still entrenched in insecure areas
The Ebola epidemic in northeastern Congo has been confined to a rural area rife with militias and people on the move, making it harder to stamp out altogether, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.
CBC News. Thu, 10 Oct 2019 11:05:54 EDT.
- Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts Continues To Expand In Egypt
Evolution Steigenberger comes to the "city of 100 gates". The new Steigenberger Resort Achti Luxor is set at the heart of a lush tropical garden right on the eastern bank of the River Nile. ...
Hsyndicate. Thu, 10 Oct 2019 12:36:23 +0200.
- Some Kenyan Farmers Growing Herbal Stimulant Instead of Food Crops
More small scale farmers in central Kenya have switched from growing food crops to planting and harvesting an herbal stimulant known locally as "Muguka" - a variety of the drug, Khat. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 10 Oct 2019 04:39:33 -0400.
- Statue of historic former Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher unveiled
Richard Hatcher was the first African American mayor of a large city in the U.S., and Wednesday a statue in his honor was revealed.
Evelyn Holmes. ABC News. Thu, 10 Oct 2019 02:07:17 +0000.
- Art by Congo, the Famous Painting Ape, To Go on Sale
Picasso, Miro and others bought the abstract paintings of Congo, who starred in the 1950s show 'Zoo Time'
Smithsonian. Wed, 09 Oct 2019 16:06:53 +0000.
- US Blocks Import of Goods From 5 Nations in Rare Anti-Slavery Crackdown
The United States has blocked the import of goods suspected to have been made with forced labor from five countries, including clothing from China and diamonds from Zimbabwe, officials said following a rare crackdown on slave labor abroad.
Newsmax. Wed, 02 Oct 2019 08:39:29 EDT.
- MoneyGram Teams Up With Agricultural Bank to Expand in Egypt
MoneyGram (MGI) partners with Agricultural Bank of Egypt to expand in the region. Notably, Egypt is the fifth biggest recipient of remittances in the world.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Mon, 30 Sep 2019 13:49:00 GMT.