Africa poaching now a war, task force warns

PRETORIA. — The fight against poaching must be treated as a war, Africa’s leading anti-poaching coalition said yesterday, as it called for the illicit wildlife trade to be monitored like global confl...
Joseph Boinett

Kenya beefs up security at court

NAIROBI. – Kenyan police yesterday enhanced security and barricaded roads near the Supreme Court as the full judgment of the nullified presidential polls was being delivered.
Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenyatta supporters stage protests

NAIROBI. – Hundreds of Jubilee supporters held demonstrations outside the Supreme Court in the capital Nairobi, accusing the country’s top court of “stealing their victory”.
Thomas Kwesi Quartey

AU applauds Ghana

ACCRA. — Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission Thomas Kwesi Quartey on Wednesday commended the Ghanaian government for carrying out its free senior high school (SHS) policy.

Africa needs solid plans for growth

CAPE TOWN. — Countries in sub-Saharan Africa require strong and sustainable growth plans to ensure periods of sharp growth don’t end in a hard landing, a working paper by the International Monetary F...
Rhino Poaching

Rhino poacher jailed 20 years

JOHANNESBURG. – A Mozambican rhino poacher caught at the Kruger National Park has been jailed for 20 years, police said. Mapoyisa Mahlauli (30), was sentenced on Thursday following his arrest l...