• U.S Embassy in Liberia: Planned July 24 Protest Intent is Misplaced - Front Page Africa 18 Jul 2019 20:24 MONROVIA – The U.S. Embassy in Liberia has condemned to plans by the Council of Patriots to stage another mass protest beginning July 24, stating that though the Embassy respects the rights of people to assemble and convey their views, the pending intent …
  • Court of Appeals sides with Manhattan soldier sued while on deployment in Africa 18 Jul 2019 20:19 TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Court of Appeals has reversed a Riley County District Court order denying a soldier’s motion to set aside a default judgment after a creditor sued him for breach of contract. Brian McNair of Manhattan defaulted on a car loan …
  • South Africa's Seoposenwe makes scoring return in Gintra-Universitetas' win 18 Jul 2019 19:58 Following her return from the Women's World Cup in France, the forward has continued from where she left off at her club Jermaine Seoposenwe was on target on her return from the 2019 Women's World Cup as Gintra Universitetas defeated Gornik Leczna …
  • How gambling giant SportPesa made waves in Africa – and Premier League 18 Jul 2019 19:53 Barely heard of in Britain until it launched a spree of Premier League club sponsorships in 2016, the online gambling platform SportPesa has since spread its name across football, rugby, horseracing and Formula One, associating its branding with good works …
  • Africa are owning the Netball World Cup 2019 and other things we learned from Day Seven 18 Jul 2019 19:53 The Australians may be beatable after all Maria Folau of New Zealand waves to fans after the Vitality Netball World Cup Round 3 match between Australia and New Zealand. Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images (Image: Getty Images) The World Champions have …
  • Cryptocurrencies and the future of financial systems in Africa 18 Jul 2019 19:47 The notion that people who have less appear to take greater financial risks is widely acknowledged. When money is vital to securing what you need for yourself and your family, and not just a ‘nice to have’, people spend more time understanding it, managing …
  • Cryptocurrencies and the future of financial systems in Africa 18 Jul 2019 19:47 Marius Reitz is the General Manager of Africa at Luno. Luno is a leading cryptocurrency company on a mission to upgrade the world to a better financial system. Luno ensures safety when buying, storing and learning about cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and …
  • Wheels24.co.za | SA’s car industry eyes Africa for growth 18 Jul 2019 19:42 South Africa’s automotive sector is turning its eyes north in a bid to create new opportunities and establish new markets to produce and trade its goods and services.  Automotive manufacturing stakeholders, including SA based vehicle assemblers, financial …
  • AB de Villiers interview: South Africa legend ready for some 'posh cricket' in long-awaited domestic debut 18 Jul 2019 19:35 AB de Villiers says he is looking forward to playing cricket the “posh way”, as he prepares to make his long-awaited English domestic debut at Lord’s this evening. The South Africa legend is set to star for Middlesex in this year’s T20 Vitality Blast, …
  • England vs South Africa LIVE stream: Watch the Netball World Cup 2019 Group G match on Standard Sport 18 Jul 2019 19:35 England vs South Africa LIVE stream England and South Africa may have already qualified for the final four of the Netball World Cup, but tonight’s clash in Liverpool will decide who finishes top of Group G. The Roses top the group heading into the final …
  • How Africa can leverage online data for growth 18 Jul 2019 19:29 By Benson MamboshoAfrica, home to 1.32 billion people. Today, Africa’s urbanisation is at 43 per cent, 80 per cent have a mobile subscription, and 36 per cent being internet users. A continent doesn’t cease to progress even with considerable economic …
  • Morans dare to dream at Africa Championships 18 Jul 2019 19:16
  • Ghana to battle South Africa and Sudan for Afcon 2021 spot 18 Jul 2019 19:14 The Black Stars are set for a showdown with Bafana Bafana and the Falcons in their quest to play at the next continental gathering Ghana will face South Africa, Sudan and one of Mauritius or Sao Tome and Principe in the race for a ticket to the 2021 Africa …
  • South Africa draw Ghana and Sudan in Group C of Afcon 2021 qualifiers 18 Jul 2019 19:14 The draw for the 2021 continental games in Cameroon was conducted in Cairo on Thursday night Bafana Bafana have been drawn in Group C for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifying round.  Stuart Baxter's men find themselves in the same group as …
  • Afcon 2019: How Africa's looking forward to the final between Senegal and Algeria 18 Jul 2019 19:14 The Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) final takes place at Cairo International Stadium on Friday night Football fans from across the continent are counting down the hours to the biggest match on African soil. That is Senegal v Algeria, and just by following …
  • Former Pastor From Jerome Now Serves In Africa 18 Jul 2019 18:57 Twice a year I encounter missionaries.  On average.  This past week I’ve encountered two.  Pastor Matthew Boyd joined us in studio as a guest on Pastors Roundtable.  Boyd is the former Pastor of NorthRidge Fellowship in Jerome.  Now he serves in Senegal, …
  • Huawei Wants Morocco to be the First Country to Launch 5G in Africa 18 Jul 2019 18:55 Rabat – Huawei, a global provider of information and communications technology infrastructure and devices, outlined the goal for its Moroccan operations at the 9th annual North African suppliers conference in Skhirat, south of Rabat today, Thursday July 18 …
  • Netball World Cup: England vs S Africa LIVE! 18 Jul 2019 18:52
  • WATCH: England vs S Africa LIVE! 18 Jul 2019 18:52 Every match of the competition is steamed live on the Sky Sports YouTube channel Last Updated: 18/07/19 6:16pm Enjoy day seven of the Vitality Netball World Cup in Liverpool with England's Vitality Roses facing South Africa at 8pm. The Roses …
  • DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: How Africa can leverage online data for growth 18 Jul 2019 18:48 Africa, home to 1.32 billion people. Today, Africa’s urbanisation is at 43 per cent, 80 per cent have a mobile subscription, and 36 per cent being internet users. A continent doesn’t cease to progress even with considerable economic challenges. From the …
  • Watch: Netball World Cup - South Africa v England 18 Jul 2019 18:38 Erin Burger drops to the bench and is replaced by Izette Griesel at wing attack, in the only change to the Proteas starting seven which beat Uganda last time out. There's a couple of changes for England, including Helen Housby back in at GA and Chelsea …
  • South Africa name squad for 2019 Cosafa Women's Cup 18 Jul 2019 18:30 Coach Desiree Ellis has announced her squad for the regional women's championship billed for this month South Africa have announced a 20-player squad for the 2019 Cosafa Women's Cup tournament scheduled to be staged between July 31 to August 11 in …
  • Man Creates GoFundMe so Racists Can Send Him Back to Africa 18 Jul 2019 18:29 ‘Go back to Africa’ a popular sentiment commonly used by racists, has prompted Larry Mitchell of Indiana to create his GoFundMe page as one way of raising funds to go back to Africa. Mitchell has said he is receiving and accepting money from racists so …
  • Renault and Nigeria's Coscharis Group form partnership - Reuters Africa 18 Jul 2019 17:59 The logo of French car manufacturer Renault is seen at a dealership of the company in Bordeaux, France, June 12, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau PARIS (Reuters) - French carmaker Renault and Nigerian conglomerate Coscharis Group have formed a partnership …
  • Senior White Couple Tied up, Slaughtered in South Africa Weeks After Another Farm Murder - Reports 18 Jul 2019 16:57 Africa 18:01 18.07.2019Get short URL The farming community in South Africa has been shocked by another murder, as a 67-year-old man and his 62-year-old wife were reportedly attacked by a gang suspected of being behind another deadly assault against an …
  • Ghana hopes to benefit from hosting Africa's free trade area secretariat 18 Jul 2019 16:54
  • Nigeria’s Obasanjo Commends Morocco’s Role in Africa’s Aspiration to Attain Food Security 18 Jul 2019 16:43 Rabat – Olusegun Obasanjo, the former president of Nigeria, believes Morocco is emerging as one of Africa’s foremost leading voices on agricultural policies, sustainable development, and food security. As Morocco “looks south” and claims its leadership …
  • The decision facing Marcel Brands and Everton after Henry Onyekuru's Africa Cup of Nations struggles 18 Jul 2019 16:36 This summer was meant to be the chance for Henry Onyekuru to prove himself on a big stage. The Everton man was picked for Nigeria's Africa Cup of Nations squad and his country made it all the way to the semi final of the tourament. This could have been …
  • Top Six: African legends never to win the Africa Cup of Nations 18 Jul 2019 16:21 Sports News of Thursday, 18 July 2019 Source: Goal.com 2019-07-18 Essien played in two AFCON with Ghana #6 Bruce Grobbelaar One of Africa’s most decorated players, Grobbelaar was a key figure in Liverpool’s European Cup final success in 1984, and also won …
  • China, South Africa discuss trade relations at forum 18 Jul 2019 16:16 In working towards shared development goals, South Africa and China hosted a business forum, in Midrand, on Thursday, highlighting how far trade between the two countries has come and what opportunities lie ahead. China became South Africa’s largest …
  • Ihiala community lauds Gov. Obiano over justice for daughter allegedly killed in South Africa 18 Jul 2019 15:53 Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra has been commended for his fight to get justice for late Obianuju Ndubuisi-Chukwu, allegedly murdered on June 13, in Johannesburg, South Africa, while attending the conference of African Insurance Organization. In a …
  • How WhatsApp is used and misused in Africa 18 Jul 2019 15:52 “WHEN I OPEN my phone, I am swamped by news,” says Matthew Stanley, a driver in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. He scrolls through WhatsApp, a messaging service, bringing up a slick video forwarded into his church group. In a tone befitting a trailer for a …
  • South Africa cuts rates but strikes cautious tone 18 Jul 2019 15:51 PRETORIA — South Africa’s central bank cut its main lending rate as expected on Thursday, but it struck a cautious tone that suggested future cuts in borrowing costs were not a foregone conclusion despite benign inflation. The South African Reserve Bank ( …
  • Nigerian petroleum firm partners with Shell to boost country's oil reserves - Political Analysis South Africa 18 Jul 2019 15:47 The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it is partnering with Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) to grow existing business relationship to increase the Nigeria’s crude oil reserves. While speaking in Abuja on Tuesday, 16 July 2019, …
  • A Series Of Firsts For Africa At Expo 2020 Dubai 18 Jul 2019 15:37 Dubai is on track to host the most spectacular global festival on earth. The World Expo is a stage for nations to showcase their wares and ideas for the future, on a stage like none other. Spanning 6 months the mega event will be the first time it’s hosted …
  • CAF changes Africa’s World Cup qualifying format for 2022 18 Jul 2019 15:29 African teams will contest a final playoff round in their World Cup 2022 qualification campaign, a system last employed for the 2014 tournament, the Confederation of African Football has decided, reports Reuters. Qualifiers for the next World Cup in Qatar …
  • World Cup countdown starts for South Africa, Australia at Ellis Park 18 Jul 2019 15:24 JOHANNESBURG: South Africa and Australia ramp up their World Cup preparations when they clash in their opening game of the shortened Rugby Championship season at Ellis Park on Saturday, for which both sides have made surprise selections. Springbok coach …
  • Armwrestling team returns from Africa Championship with 18 medals 18 Jul 2019 15:07 Print Thursday 18th July, 2019 news, story, article Accra, July 18, GNA - The National Armwrestling team, the Golden Arms returned home from the 10th Africa Armwrestling Championships in Bamako, Mali with 18 medals won. The Golden Arms who went into the …
  • WEF on Africa to focus on inclusiveness in the 4IR 18 Jul 2019 15:06 The twenty-eighth World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa, which will be held in Cape Town, in September, will aim to address a number of key issues impacting inclusive development in the region. These issues include supporting growth and integration through …
  • Ghana’s security situation best in West Africa – Expert 18 Jul 2019 15:06 General News of Thursday, 18 July 2019 Source: theghanareport.com 2019-07-18 Security Expert and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Africa Centre for Security and Intelligence Studies (ACSIS), Mr. Paul Coonley Boateng has described the current security …
  • World Bank approves $72 million for cyclone affected areas in Zimbabwe Africa 18 Jul 2019 14:58 Cyclone Idai, which brought floodwater and destruction to areas of Zimbabwe in March The World Bank Board of Directors approved a $72 million grant from the International Development Association (IDA) Crisis Response Window (CRW) to the United Nations …
  • Africa Cup Of Nations: Nigeria captain Mikel Obi confirms international retirement 18 Jul 2019 14:48 Nigeria captain John Mikel Obi confirms his retirement from international football at the age of 32 having made 89 appearances for his country.... read more... Published By: BBC News Africa - Today Toa Maoni yako hapa - Add your comment   Related News
  • Illicit funds fuel insecurity in Nigeria, Africa – Buhari - Vanguard 18 Jul 2019 14:46 President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday said that illicit financial flows in Nigeria and Africa, aggravate insecurity in the region. He called on security agencies in Africa, especially the intelligence community, to tighten the loop against illicit financial …
  • Illicit funds causing insecurity in Africa -Buhari 18 Jul 2019 14:25 John Ameh, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has said that a major cause of insecurity in Africa is the free flow of illicit funds on the continent. Speaking at the 16th Conference of the Committee of Intelligence and Security Services of Africa on Thursday …
  • South Africa’s Tech Hubs Are Thriving 18 Jul 2019 14:06 Tech hubs are emerging all over the African continent, with new innovative startups being developed. Global companies are directing their attention to the increased potential of the African tech sector. GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator’s report showed that the …
  • World: Quarterly Mixed Migration Update, North Africa, Quarter 2, 2019 18 Jul 2019 14:00 This Quarterly Mixed Migration Update (QMMU) covers the North Africa (NA) region. The core countries of focus for this region are Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Sudan and Tunisia. Depending on the quarterly trends and migration-related updates, more …
  • Liberia: Sable Mining Bribery Defendants, Others Set for Final Argument - Front Page Africa 18 Jul 2019 13:49 Monrovia – Final arguments are to take place in the much-publicized Sable Mining alleged bribery case involving seven former and current government officials. Judge Peter Gbeneweleh made the disclosure Wednesday, June 17, during another hearing of the case …
  • France to Issue Schengen Visas in Liberia by the End of September - Front Page Africa 18 Jul 2019 13:49 MONROVIA – Liberians will no longer need to travel to Cote d’Ivore only to get a France short-stay visa. Terrance Wills, French Ambassador in Liberia announced the news during the celebration of France’s 230th Bastille Anniversary in Monrovia, on July 14. …
  • South Africa cuts rates as economy weak, inflation steady 18 Jul 2019 13:48 PRETORIA — The South African central bank cut its main lending rate by 25 basis points to 6.50%, as expected, citing weak economic growth and inflation which has stayed around the midpoint of its target range. The last time the South African Reserve Bank ( …
  • South Africa Wholesale Sales Fall In May 18 Jul 2019 13:47 South Africa's wholesale sales fell in May after rising in the previous month, data from Statistics South Africa showed on Thursday. Wholesale trade sales fell 0.7 percent year-on-year in May, after a 4.8 percent rise in April. In March, sales declined …
  • Seadrill Wins West Africa Contract 18 Jul 2019 13:41 by  Matthew V. Veazey |Rigzone Staff |Thursday, July 18, 2019 Seadrill Limited reported Wednesday that it has secured a contract for its West Gemini drillship in West Africa. Seadrill Limited reported Wednesday that it has secured a contract for its West …
  • Making fish farming in eastern Africa's Lake Victoria sustainable 18 Jul 2019 13:28 Overfishing, water shortages and pollution—these are just some of the environmental problems Lake Victoria has been facing over the last few decades. Bordered by Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, the world's second largest freshwater lake provides the main …
  • ZAKES MDA: The West must return Africa’s looted heritage 18 Jul 2019 13:09 However, there is still a lot of other SA heritage that is only found in the museums of the US and the UK. Some years back, I was writing about Ubhala Ubuyise, the beads amaZulu maidens made and exchanged with their lovers, communicating the ups and downs …
  • MTN Nigeria faces protest over xenophobic attacks in South Africa 18 Jul 2019 13:03 MTN Nigeria directed workers to stay away from its headquarters in Lagos on 17 July in case the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) and other youth groups went ahead with plans to picket the company over xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in …
  • Orca-Avant combination creates new West Africa explorer 18 Jul 2019 13:00 A new private mineral exploration company focused on West Africa is to emerge from the combination of Avant Minerals and the Côte d'Ivoire assets of TSX-V-listed Orca Gold. The new company, Montage Gold, will initially be owned 60% by Orca and 40% by …
  • VOTE: South Africa-Australia combined XV 18 Jul 2019 12:43 Watch South Africa v Australia, from 3.30pm, Saturday on Sky Sports Action Last Updated: 18/07/19 1:39pm Vote for your combined South Africa-Australia XV ahead of Saturday's Rugby Championship clash in Johannesburg. The Wallabies will be …
  • The highs and lows of fans watching the Africa Cup of Nations 18 Jul 2019 12:21 (Reuters) - “If football was a president we would have a peaceful and exciting country,” - the words of a young South Africa fan speaking to Reuters while watching his team play in the Africa Cup of Nations perfectly capture the unifying force of the world …
  • Pan-African Parliament calls for increased domestic resources for HIV and health in Africa - World - Reliefweb 18 Jul 2019 12:02 A communiqué adopted at the High-Level Pan African Summit on HIV and Health Financing has called for parliamentarians to ensure the right to health for all and for stronger advocacy to increase domestic resources for HIV and health. “There is an urgent …
  • GUTA welcomes Africa free trade agreement; pledges full support in implementation 18 Jul 2019 11:43 Business News of Thursday, 18 July 2019 Source: Graphic.com.gh 2019-07-18 Alan Kyerematen, Minister of Trade and Industry The Greater Accra Regional branch of the Ghana Union of Traders Associations (GUTA) has welcomed the actualisation of the Africa …
  • Africa’s progress in the fight against HIV and AIDS [The Morning Call] 18 Jul 2019 11:21 The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is calling for greater urgency and more funding in the fight against HIV and AIDS. In it’s annual report published on Tuesday on the global response against the disease. It acknowledged that HIV- …
  • Final Report IFAT Africa 2019: Approaching Southern Africa’s Environmental Challenges with Enthusiasm 18 Jul 2019 10:58 The third IFAT Africa, held from July 9 to 11, 2019, was able to reinforce its reputation as the leading trade fair for water, sewage, refuse and recycling in Southern Africa. The growing numbers of exhibitors and visitors created a spirit of enthusiasm on …
  • 'In this team I see greatness' - £57,000 bonus for South Africa if they win the title 18 Jul 2019 10:45 'They have run away with this one!' - South Africa comfortably beat Scotland 2019 Netball World Cup on the BBC Venue: Liverpool Arena Dates: 12-21 July Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and app from 15 …
  • Snake tries to escape as it is eaten ALIVE by eagle in South Africa 18 Jul 2019 10:32 Snake tries to escape as it is eaten ALIVE by eagle that tears out its prey’s insides and devours them Eagle caught puff adder in front of Graeme Mitchley in Kruger park, South Africa Mr Mitchley, a teacher, filmed as the eagle settled down to enjoy its …
  • Ghana-Is-Now-Rising-Star-Of-Africa--IMF 18 Jul 2019 10:31 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says its bailout program has helped restored Ghana to a rising star in Africa. In its latest analysis of the Ghanaian economy, IMF seriously indicted Mr. Mahama during whose tenure Ghana opted for the bailout for …
  • Watch: Senegal and Algeria fans preview Africa Cup of Nations final 18 Jul 2019 10:30 “When a national team plays, it represents you, there’s pride. And when the team wins it increases the pride,” Karim, an Algerian football fan living in Lyon, France, told Euronews ahead of Friday's Africa Cup of Nations final between Algeria and …
  • Trump Translation: All Ya’ll Can Go Back to Africa 18 Jul 2019 09:53 By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] The image of four magnificent women of color: Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Rep. Ayanna Presley of Massachusetts, Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, defiantly …
  • Infantino reacts to Blatter criticism over Africa cleanup 18 Jul 2019 09:52 CAIRO (AP) - FIFA president Gianni Infantino hit back at Sepp Blatter’s criticism of the world soccer body’s cleanup operation in Africa as a modern-day form of “colonialism.” Infantino response on Thursday was: “I have to laugh about it.” Blatter, the …
  • Out of Africa, Into Archaic Human Melting Pot 18 Jul 2019 09:36 TEHRAN (FNA)- Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia. Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans …
  • Africa's first litmus test 18 Jul 2019 09:16 It was a David and Goliath scenario as the Proteas of South Africa collided with the She Cranes of Uganda at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool England for the netball world cup semifinals placement. The Proteas were ruthless from the start leaving no …
  • Africa's coastal areas turned into dumping sites 18 Jul 2019 08:46 SOME coastal areas in Africa have been turned into dump-sites, yet they have the potential for job creation through tourism. This was said by Abou Bamba, the executive secretary of the Convention for Cooperation in the Protection, Management and …
  • You Are Nigeria’s Pride And A Beacon To Africa — Atiku Hails Soyinka 18 Jul 2019 08:43 Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Atiku Abubakar has sent goodwill messages to the renowned writer, Prof Wole Soyinka as he turns 85. The former vice president in his message sent via his …
  • Wheels24.co.za | More cars and bakkies for SA: Ford's expansion to unleash more car-building potential for South Africa 18 Jul 2019 08:39 Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has emerged from a comprehensive investment and production expansion programme ready to meet the demands of a growing export-driven business in South Africa. An investment of R3-billion announced in 2017 opened …
  • What Happens in Africa Matters in Europe 18 Jul 2019 08:26 A swathe of militant groups are active in the Maghreb, the Sahel and Nigeria, where the Boko Haram insurgency has killed more than 50,000 people ...... read more... Published By: Boko Haram News - Today
  • Channel24.co.za | 16 winning facts about this year's Miss South Africa finalists - Who has more than 70 pageant titles and who owns a pizza restaurant? 18 Jul 2019 07:55 51 minutes ago -TheJuice Bonang Matheba with Miss SA 2019 Finalists (Photo: Gallo) Cape Town - The Miss South Africa 2019 top 16 finalists have been announced, and for the first time, you will have a say in who takes the crown.  This year the Miss South …
  • South Africa not co-operating in arrest of genocide suspect: UN court 18 Jul 2019 07:55 NAIROBI: The chief prosecutor of a UN tribunal on Wednesday accused South Africa of failing to co-operate in the arrest of a fugitive sought over his role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide. “Since August of last year, my office has been seeking urgent …
  • Rugby - Australia team to face South Africa in Rugby Championship 18 Jul 2019 07:54 JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Australia coach Michael Cheika on Thursday named the following team to face South Africa in their Rugby Championship test at Ellis Park on Saturday: Australia: 15-Tom Banks, 14-Dane Haylett-Petty, 13-Tevita Kuridrani, 12-Samu …
  • Zuma, the Guptas, and the sale of South Africa 18 Jul 2019 07:48 South Africa’s former President, Jacob Zuma, is giving evidence this week at a commission set up to investigate corruption allegations during his time in office. The inquiry takes its name from an academic term, “state capture”, that has become a buzzword …
  • Clarifying ‘next-generation’ security as Networks Unlimited Africa offers holistic solution suite 18 Jul 2019 07:44 In order to combat the rising sophistication of security threats, a holistic approach to the different aspects of next-generation security remains critical for today’s business. This is according to Stefan van de Giessen, general manager: cybersecurity at …
  • 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria claim third place as Ighalo pounces on early error 18 Jul 2019 07:36 Sports News of Thursday, 18 July 2019 Source: GHANAsoccernet.com 2019-07-18 Ighalo pounced on an early error to grab the win After Dylan Bronn’s bizarre own goal in extra time handed Senegal a 1-0 victory in a drama-filled semi-final, Tunisia were once …
  • Minerals and Energy: ANC unable to move South Africa forward into the future 18 Jul 2019 07:28 It is good that the ANC has taken note of the Fourth Industrial Revolution as it means that employers will no longer be at the mercy of the party’s rigid labour laws and rebellious trade union partners in the near future. It also means that people will …
  • S.Africa's Liberty sees H1 earnings to rise 18 Jul 2019 06:52 JOHANNESBURG, July 18 (Reuters) - South African insurer Liberty Holdings Ltd said on Thursday half-year earnings are expected to jump at least 45% as the firm proceeds with its turnaround plan. Normalised headline earnings per share, a key profit measure …
  • Africa Cup of Nations rematch odds against Senegal 18 Jul 2019 06:39 By AFPAlgeria and Senegal will this Friday in Cairo become the eighth Africa Cup of Nations finalists to have met in the group stage at the same tournament. And the worrying statistic for Senegal, beaten 1-0 by Algeria last month, is only one group-stage …
  • Odion Ighalo strengthens Golden Boot claim as Nigeria clinch third place at Africa Cup of Nations 18 Jul 2019 06:28 Odion Ighalo netted the only goal of the game and went off injured as Nigeria sealed victory over Tunisia in the third-place play-off at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday night. The former Watford striker capitalised on a terrible mix-up between …
  • South Africa graft inquiry adjourned following Zuma complaint 18 Jul 2019 06:15 JOHANNESBURG: A South African panel questioning former president Jacob Zuma over alleged graft during his time in office suspended work Wednesday after he complained that the questioning was too harsh. “We adjourn the proceedings until Friday morning, I am …
  • FASHION: Made in Africa: The new tagline for luxury? 18 Jul 2019 06:14 Designs by Ami Doshi Shah; Lilabare; Abiola A. Olusola The concept of luxury, usually embodied by classic symbols of style and delicate craftsmanship – think anything from a Hermès Kelly bag to a Cartier watch or a Ferrari – has shifted considerably in the …
  • Big medical aid changes coming to South Africa – here’s what you need to know 18 Jul 2019 06:04 The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) has been tasked by the Department of Health to establish a central cache containing all medical scheme patients in South Africa. The CMS said that this registry – called the National Beneficiary Registry – will benefit …
  • Neville believes England are ready for South Africa test 18 Jul 2019 05:58 Tracey Neville believes England are ready for another examination at the Netball World Cup after they qualified for the semi-finals following a 72-46 victory over Trinidad and Tobago. England maintained their 100 percent winning record at the tournament …
  • Africa's first EV road trip takes shape 18 Jul 2019 05:35 The Electric Vehicle Road Trip Africa (EVRT Africa) will be coming to SA for the first time from October 2-10 2019. Generation.e, in conjunction with the Department of Transport and Gauteng Provincial Government, will be embarking on the trip between …
  • Andersen Global enters Senegal, expands presence in Africa 18 Jul 2019 05:21 ANDERSEN Global has announced a collaboration agreement with Cabex, one of the oldest legal and tax consulting firms in Senegal. Senegal thus becomes the thirteenth African country where Andersen Global has a member or collaborating firm offering legal …
  • Harambee Stars can be among Africa’s best 18 Jul 2019 04:58 By CHARLES NYENDE More by this Author Kenya can get to the level where they are consistently among Africa’s best eight nations, Football Kenya Federation president Nick Mwendwa has said. Speaking in Cairo ahead of Thursday’s Confederation of African …
  • Africa Cup of Nations Notebook - Day 28 18 Jul 2019 04:58 By CHARLES NYENDE More by this Author Egypt has a strong social support system ***** Egypt, despite its social, political and economic challenges, has a functioning social welfare system. The government currently provides what they call “social solidarity …
  • FirstBank promotes financial inclusion via digitization in sub-Saharan Africa 18 Jul 2019 04:42 First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its organisation of a Joint Seminar with sub-Saharan African Banking and Telecom Regulators to promote financial inclusion through digital innovations in sub-Saharan Africa. The event which was held in Lagos …
  • Nigeria Tops Tunisia 1-0 in Africa Cup of Nations Third-Place Playoff 18 Jul 2019 04:28 CAIRO – Nigeria finished third in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations by notching a 1-0 victory Wednesday night over Tunisia, who once again paid the price for defensive mistakes. Three days after scoring an own goal in extra time in a 1-0 semifinal loss to …
  • Netball World Cup: South Africa beats Uganda, heads into semifinals 18 Jul 2019 04:17 South Africa came through a testing tie against Uganda with a 67-40 win in England on Wednesday night to confirm their 2019 Netball World Cup semifinal berth. Their 67-40 win ensures that the Proteas and England join Australia and New Zealand in the last …
  • Powering up rural areas can fight unemployment in Africa and Asia 18 Jul 2019 04:01 A youth population boom in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia is creating a huge challenge to governments: how to employ them all. For example, according to the World Bank, India has to find 8 million new jobs each year to keep employment rates constant. …
  • Global Premium Smartphone TECNO Wins Africa Information 18 Jul 2019 03:37 Share Tweet Share Share Email Comments A smartphone model by TECNO, a global premier mobile phone brand, has been awarded as the smartphone brand of the year at the 2019 edition of the Africa Information Technology & Telecoms Awards (AITTA). AITTA …
  • New World Bank Country Director for Liberia Arrives on Thursday - Front Page Africa 18 Jul 2019 03:29 Monrovia – The World Bank Country Director for Liberia, Mr. Pierre Frank Laporte, arrives in Liberia on Thursday, July 18, for a three-day official visit. During this visit, he will be exploring avenues to further deepen dialogue between the Bank and …
  • Liberia: Diverted China Union US$6m Paid to Liberia Vanishes from Questionable Account - Front Page Africa 18 Jul 2019 03:29 Monrovia – Section 4 of the Public Finance Management Law regarding Public Funds and Money stipulates that in order to ensure the effective and efficient management, accounting and control of the public financial transactions and operations of the Republic …
  • Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly returning to Africa as medical missionary 18 Jul 2019 03:16 FORT WORTH, Texas — Dr. Kent Brantly sat on his counselor’s couch and wept. The tears came last summer as the Christian physician visited with Dottie Schulz, a missionary care volunteer with Texas-based Mission Resource Network, which is associated with …
  • Johnny Clegg, Anti-Apartheid Musician in South Africa, Dead at 66 18 Jul 2019 03:06 Johnny Clegg, Anti-Apartheid Musician in South Africa, Dead at 66 Johnny Clegg — the British-born, South African musician whose work crossed racial divides and stood against apartheid in his adopted home —  died on Tuesday at his home in Johannesburg on …