Yusufu Mbaziira founded a bicycle courier inside his small town, Kasubi, a Kampala suburb in 2002. He hopes that the courier service can empower the riders financially, while helping to produce world class cyclists. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading
LUSAKA, March 6 (Reuters) – At least eight people were killed and 28 others injured in a stampede in Zambia’s capital Lusaka on Monday as thousands of poor people struggled to claim food handouts, police said.
EIN News (press release)- Speaking at the Professional Partnership Conference for teachers under the connecting classrooms project in Lusaka today, British High Commissioner to Zambia, Fergus Cochrane-Dyet, said: Access to the right kind of education is very important in ensuring our children are able to thrive in today’s globalised world. Continue reading
Madonna has been granted permission to adopt two more children from Malawi after the country’s High Court gave its approval. Francis Maguire reports. Continue reading
ABUJA, Jan 5 (Reuters) – List of African Footballer of the
Year award winners: Continue reading
Morocco launches the second round of a campaign to regularise undocumented migrants, aiming to provide thousands of foreigners resident permits that will allow them to wok, enrol their children in school and have access to medical care.
African states must look to their own talents and work more closely together if the continent is to progress, Algeria’s prime minister tells business leaders at an Algiers investment forum.
Durban hosts first Essence festival in Africa – an event that provides an opportunity to connect scattered populations of black people with similar ambitions in music, fashion, artist, women empowerment and business. Continue reading
Economic growth is set to slow in Sub-Saharan Africa to 3.7 percent this year from 4.6 percent in 2014, its weakest pace since 2009, mainly due to the drop in commodity prices, the World Bank has said in its latest Africa pulse report.
Divers from around the world take the plunge in Hurghada setting a new Guinness World Record for the greatest number of divers taking part in an underwater clean-up.