Latest News for: Africa citizens

Edit

Historic peace between Ethiopia and Eritrea ends two decades of hostility

The National 17 May 2021
A peace deal signed between Eritrea and Ethiopia on Monday has formally ended one of Africa’s longest wars, surprising observers and delighting citizens of the East African nations ...It’s phenomenal,” said Ahmed Soliman, a Horn of Africa expert at Chatham House.
Edit

It all used to work like clockwork in South Africa!

Free West Media 15 May 2021
The major Western powers foisted the ANC onto South Africa in the early 1990s ... Throughout South Africa, our once world-class railway system is being plundered piece by piece ... We know the signs – we see it all over Africa ... Perusing advertisements for these jobs, it is clear that great fraud is being perpetrated against the citizens of South Africa.
Edit

Bawumia, Ghana hasn’t become the Dubai of West Africa, it is now armed robbers' paradise

Ghana Web 15 May 2021
The fact that Ghana has been one of the peaceful countries in West Africa and also corrupt has invited many foreigners and citizens from the neighboring countries to invade the country and commit all sorts of crimes, ranging from illegal mining to armed robbery with impunity.
Edit

SA regulator seeks legal advice on WhatsApp's new privacy policy

Beijing News 14 May 2021
South Africa's Information Regulator said on Thursday it was seeking legal advice to get messaging platform WhatsApp to revise its ... The Regulator has raised concerns that citizens of the EU will receive significantly higher privacy protection than people in South Africa and Africa.
Edit

South Africa readies to challenge WhatsApp's new privacy policy

Ghana Web 14 May 2021
South Africa's Information Regulator said on Thursday it was seeking legal advice to get messaging platform WhatsApp to revise its ... The Regulator has raised concerns that citizens of the EU will receive significantly higher privacy protection than people in South Africa and Africa.
Edit

Angola suspends 3 TV channels for alleged improper registration

CPJ 14 May 2021
In addition to the alleged failure to register as cited in the suspensions of Zap Viva and VIDA TV, MINTTICS also accused Record TV Africa of having a foreign citizen as its executive director and of employing non-accredited foreign journalists, both violations of the press laws, according to the MINTTICS statement and news reports.
Edit

Yamkela Makupula: Decolonising Africa’s economies is the solution to an integrated continent

Joy Online 14 May 2021
Individually, African countries are weak, but united they could unleash Africa’s true potential ... Poor road and rail networks make it costly to do business in Africa ... Only the East African Community (EAC) and the Economic Community of West Africa (ECOWAS), allow their citizens to move around freely within those regional blocs.
Edit

Is Yaya Toure Africa’s greatest ever midfielder?

Ghana Web 14 May 2021
The Ivory Coast midfielder joined the nouveau riche Citizens just as they were aspiring to supplant city rivals Manchester United as the top dog in the Premier League, and he certainly wrote his own story, as did the club ... The Citizens were into their first FA Cup final in 30 years and had the chance of ending a 35-year trophy drought.
Edit

‘Vaccinate Our World’ Campaign - Europe Press Launch Virtual Press Conference 2-3pm GMT, 18 May 2021

Daily Freeman 14 May 2021
While COVAX was established to help lower-income nations – the quantities of vaccines have been inadequate and have forced developing countries in Africa and other parts of the world to fend for themselves in securing enough vaccines to protect their citizens.
Edit

Four African conservation heroes recognised at UK charity awards

Independent online (SA) 13 May 2021
This year’s top gold award of £100,000 (about US$140,000) in project funding was awarded to Kenyan conservationist Paula Kahumbu for her outstanding leadership of Africa’s conservation movement and support of her outstanding work to secure justice for wildlife and citizens in the fight against ivory trafficking and habitat destruction.
Edit

The importance of sport for the unemployed youths

Business Day Online 13 May 2021
Africa’s youth unemployment problem has been the subject of so many debates in recent years because of its prevalence in Africa ... Africa needs to see sport as a business and also a way to promote healthy and promising citizens ... Admittedly, sport is a veritable outlet that can offer a pro-active solution to youth unemployment in Africa.
Edit

Mahama is a credible personality, ignore Somalia – Bambande to AU

Ghana Web 13 May 2021
“Former President Mahama does not live in East Africa, he is not a citizen of the Horn of Africa and yet if I were to relate to, who do you arrive at to be the convener of the type of dialogue we are talking about, contest matters, Somalia is one of the most protracted, most difficult places to be able to convene dialogue.
Edit

Vaccine makers pressed by lawmakers, investors to speed global access to shots

Roll Call 13 May 2021
The U.S. reportedly bought enough doses to fully vaccinate over 700 million people, more than twice its population. Meanwhile, nearly a dozen countries in Africa and elsewhere are still waiting to get vaccines, and many more have only enough for a fraction of their citizens, according to the World Health Organization ... Sen ... Fast action ... Government role ... .
Edit

Hundreds turn up in Cape Town for second day of Palestine protests outside Parliament

Independent online (SA) 12 May 2021
“Mostly I stand here as a father, my son today is turning four years old, Mandela Ikraam Mandela and to continuously witness children in Palestine being shot in the back and being put in prison really pains our hearts as fathers, parents and also as citizens in the republic of South Africa that have witness such brutalities in our past.
×