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Showing posts from December, 2012

2013: Analysts Predict Positive Economic Outlook For Nigeria - Part 1

Economic analysts have predicted that the Nigerian economy will maintain positive macro-economic indices in 2013.

Keiyo death trap

Twelve people among them eight children died after being buried alive when several mudslides hit Elgeyo Marakwet county.

Inside Story - Central African Republic's looming crisis

Will a rebel coup looking to unseat the government place the country in yet another humanitarian disaster?

Rebels advance in Central African Republic

Embattled Central African Republic president Francois Bozize, urged the United States and France to help push back rebel forces who have advanced towards the capital Bangui.

'Nelson Mandela is back home'

Former South African leader Nelson Mandela has been released from hospital, and is receiving medical care at his home in Johannesburg, the South African government has disclosed.

Sex for fish: How fishing is fueling the spread of HIV/Aids in Homabay

Many young men and women are lured by the money from this industry and often find themselves in short term relationships with multiple partners depending on who has the most money. 

Raw: Nigerian Fireworks Warehouse Explodes

Kenyans Corrupt Christmas Carols

Hundreds in S.Africa Pray for Mandela's Recovery

Several hundred worshippers attended Christmas Mass in South Africa's Soweto township on Christmas morning and offered prayers for the health of Nelson Mandela, who has been hospitalized since Dec. 8. 

Nebanda Death Probe: Police arrest 2 more over drugs

As Police continues its investigations into the death of Butaleja Woman Member of Parliament, the late Cerinah Nebanda, they have requested 5 member of parliaments to co-operate and voluntarily report to the Criminal Investigations Directorate in Kampala for further questioning.

Jubilant Jubilee members endorse Uhuru

Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta has been endorsed as the presidential flag bearer for the Jubilee Alliance with the Eldoret North MP William Ruto as his running mate.

'E-cash' on the rise in Somalia

"Non" to a full apology by French president

Algerian parliament knew not to expect a full apology from visiting French President Francois Hollande for his country's past actions in Algeria.

6 police officers sentenced to death

Raw:Party members wish Mandela quick recovery

South Africa: Jacob Zuma re-elected as ANC leader

Malindi infant death.Who is to blame?

Congolese warlord acquitted of brutal massacre

Congolese militia leader Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui has been acquitted by the International Criminal Court of war crimes and crimes against humanity at the Hague.

Egypt backs sharia-based constitution in first round vote - unofficial r...

Early Voting Begins for Egyptians Abroad

Cape Town tackles 'uninvited' baboons

Crisis in Mali

London-based Ayo Johnson gives his views on the crisis in Mali, which has led to the resignation of Cheick Modibo Diarra as prime minister.

Mali's PM Resigns After Being Arrested by Junta

Ghana Election Victory Celebration In Accra

Mahama declared winner of Ghana election

Ghana incumbent President John Dramani Mahama won a new term with 50.7 percent of ballots cast ....

Somalia's former UK embassy home to hundreds of people

As Britain prepares to open a new embassy in the Somali capital of Mogadishu , AFPTV takes a look at the UK's former embassy which is now home to hundreds of people Related articles With 18 killed this year, 'lawless' Somalia is the deadliest post for media workers Somalia property boom forces refugees onto street

Zimbabwe's Mugabe to run for re-election

Zimbabwe 's longtime President Robert Mugabe says he will "fight like a wounded beast" to win next year's general election.  Mugabe's Zanu PF party is backing him despite reports of ill health.  Related articles Mugabe threatens to call Zimbabwe election Mugabe's party plans for resounding poll victory Mugabe promises "wounded beast" fight in Zimbabwe poll

South Africa's Nelson Mandela 'looks well' in hospital

Cover of Nelson Mandela BBC News " South African President Jacob Zuma has visited Nelson Mandela in hospital and says he "looks well after a restful night", Mr Zuma's spokesperson said. The president has been reassured that Mr Mandela is in the hands of a competent medical team at the hospital in Pretoria , Mac Maharaj told the BBC." Related articles Mandela 'doing well' in hospital Nelson Mandela in hospital for tests, says Zuma Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital for tests, South African president says

Inside Story - Ghana's model democracy tested, again

Ghana Elections Preview

Ghanians prepare to go to polls

Voters in Ghana are going to the polls on Friday to elect a new President and parliament. 

Overnight clashes in Cairo turn deadly

Egyptian protesters set up camp outside presidential palace

Nigeria's daunting sanitation problems

Clashes outside Egypt's presidential palace

Chad-France orphan fraud case opens

Nigerian army accused of killing civilians

Rights groups accuse Joint Task Force in Maiduguri of gross human rights violations in fight against Boko Haram. Human rights groups are accusing Nigeria's Joint Task Force of killing civilians in its fight against the armed group Boko Haram.

8 Perish In Limuru Road Accident

Four people died on the spot while four others died while undergoing treatment at the Kijabe and Tigoni hospitals following an early morning accident in Ngarariga, Kiambu County, along the Nairobi-Nakuru highway.

Rape in Uganda

Uganda has for the last ten years been recording the highest rates of early pregnancies in sub-Suharan Africa. And the majority of the cases are as a result of rape and incest that has left thousands of girls helpless.

DR Congo rebels -"We'll be back"

M23 rebels have begun withdrawing from the city of Goma in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. 

Violent clashes in Tunisia rage on

There has been more violence in the town of Siliana in Tunisia. People there say life has not improved in the two years since the Arab Spring began.

War crimes suspects form Kenya poll alliance

Two Kenyan presidential hopefuls suspected of war crimes have said they intend to join forces in next year's vote by running on the same ticket. 

Boko Haram suspected in deadly Nigeria attack

A visit to Goree Island and the story of The African Slave trade

Tunisia's president calls for new cabinet

The Tunisian president has called for the formation of a new cabinet in fear of national unrest spreading.

Egyptians rally in support of Morsi

Thousands of Egyptians have turned out to support their president, Mohamed Morsi. The demonstrators say they're behind Morsi and a controversial draft constitution that his allies have approved.

HIV woman fights discrimination, stigma

Video: "All General Overseers Must Go To Prison"-Pastor Bakare