Africa

1 hour ago | August 13, 2022

Kenya TV channels stop poll tallies

Kenyan media stopped broadcasting the provisional results of the country’s presidential poll, raising questions over the ...

10 hours ago | August 12, 2022

Cow dung, rotten eggs and chili halt crop-raiding elephants in ...

A foul-smelling thick liquid made from rotten eggs, cow dung and other natural ingredients is assisting farmers in ...

3 days ago | August 10, 2022

Odinga, Ruto in tight race for Kenyan presidency

Logistical delays and a failure of the identification kit in some parts of the country marred a largely peaceful ...

EU accused of double standards on coal

With just a day for the EU’s embargo on Russian coal to take effect, many European countries have turned to South Africa ...

5 days ago | August 8, 2022

Cote d’lvoire president pardons Gbabgo

Cote D’lvoire President Alassane Ouattara has pardoned his predecessor and long-time rival, Laurent Gbagbo, as part of a ...

Kenya’s presidential candidates hold final rallies

Nairobi. — It was a clash of styles and strategy as Kenya’s leading presidential aspirants held their last election ...

1 week ago | August 6, 2022

Presidential candidate offers ganja solutions

NAIROBI. —  Sexagenarian reggae aficionado and presidential candidate George Wajackoyah is convinced he has the right ...

Engineer develops smart bra to detect breast cancer

ABUJA. – Nigerian robotics engineer, Bolarinwa Kemisola, has developed a bra that can detect breast cancer. The new ...

Africa’s life expectancy increases by 10 years

JOHANNESBURG. – Healthy life expectancy in Africa has increased by an impressive 10 years between the turn of the ...

1 week ago | August 5, 2022

Weary, wary Kenyans head to the polls

East Africa’s economic powerhouse, Kenya,  will hold elections on Tuesday to select a new president, parliament, county ...

US firm owes us US$300bn: Malawi

US company Columbia Gem House has denied accusations from Malawi that it owes more than US $300 billion in unpaid taxes ...

Africa keeps focus on key partnerships with China

Africans have little time for the attempts by many in the West to smear China with the accusation that it is creating ...

Angry residents strip illegal miners

A protest against illegal miners in Kagiso, Krugersdorp yesterday took an unexpected turn early yesterday when residents ...

1 week ago | August 4, 2022

Chinese companies shine at Zambian agricultural show

LUSAKA. – Chinese enterprises participating in Zambia’s biggest agricultural and commercial show on Monday expressed ...

1 week ago | August 3, 2022

‘Pay Africa reparations for slavery’

ACCRA. – Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called for slavery reparations to Africa and the African ...