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ZAMBIA - UPND backs VJ, says Zambia looks like a country at war

ZAMBIA - UPND backs VJ, says Zambia looks like a country at war

    The opposition UPND has come to the support of Veteran politician Vernon Mwaanga saying the situation in Zambia is like the country at war. In a press statement …

Par Zambian Eye, le 25 avril 2017
Opinion - Corruption: Why Buhari may lose the battle

Opinion - Corruption: Why Buhari may lose the battle

    By Martins Oloja   I am fully persuaded that what President Muhammadu Buhari needs at this juncture is not sycophancy – that not a few are offering through …

Par The Guardian, le 24 avril 2017
African Development Bank Opens Office In Benin

African Development Bank Opens Office In Benin

African Development Bank (AfDB) announces it is planning to open national office in Benin. This is indicated by AfDB’s Director-General for the West African Region, Janvier Litse who visited the …

Par New Business Ethiopia, le 20 avril 2017
Opinion - The humiliation of Nigerians abroad

Opinion - The humiliation of Nigerians abroad

    By Editorial Board   Just when it seemed the worst had been seen of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians, the phenomenon went on the increase the other day with …

Par The Guardian, le 18 avril 2017
Zambian actress wins film award

Zambian actress wins film award

    Actress, singer and musician Josephine Kachiza has won the Best Female Performance Award at the Festival International du Film PanAfricain in Cannes for her lead role as Damyna in …

Par Zambian Eye, le 17 avril 2017
NIGERIA - Obiano swears in 21 LG Transition Committee Chairmen

NIGERIA - Obiano swears in 21 LG Transition Committee Chairmen

  Gov Willie Obiano on Wednesday swore in 21 Local Government Transition Committee nominees shortly after they were confirmed by the Anambra House of Assembly. Obiano sent the list of …

Par The Lagos Times, le 14 avril 2017
INTERVIEW-Attract youth to farming in Nigeria to fight extremism, says campaigner

INTERVIEW-Attract youth to farming in Nigeria to fight extremism, says campaigner

« The problem for small farmers in Nigeria, and all over Africa, is economies of scale, no matter how hard they work »

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 12 avril 2017
ZAMBIA - Police charge HH with treason?

ZAMBIA - Police charge HH with treason?

  Police have charged Hakainde Hichilema with treason for allegedly not giving way to President Edgar Lungu’s motorcade in Mongu on Saturday. According to UPND lawyer Jack Mwiimbu, police have …

Par Zambian Eye, le 11 avril 2017
UGANDA - Did Kabafunzaki fall into Museveni trap?

UGANDA - Did Kabafunzaki fall into Museveni trap?

Predicament. According to one account, trouble for the minister started when he offered to help a woman who came accusing Aya Group Chairman Muhammad Hamid of sexual harassment.

Par Daily Monitor, le 11 avril 2017
Opinion - Buhari’s Achilles heel

Opinion - Buhari’s Achilles heel

    By Yakubu Mohammed   Corruption is like a snake scorched. If it is not killed it becomes more ferocious, more venomous and more lethal. That is what the …

Par The Guardian, le 11 avril 2017
Kenya learns to cook with solar power – even when the sun doesn’t shine

Kenya learns to cook with solar power – even when the sun doesn’t shine

A switch to more efficient cooking in Kenya aims to cut deforestation and health problems from cooking over smoky fires

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 11 avril 2017
Opinion  - Is Nigeria a tragedy?

Opinion - Is Nigeria a tragedy?

    By Abike Olajide   In literature, tragedy does not really connote something tragic but it means a re-evaluation and possible redemption of a given situation. Truly, this is …

Par The Guardian, le 11 avril 2017
Opinion - Newswatch: Sad end to ‘a way of life’!

Opinion - Newswatch: Sad end to ‘a way of life’!

    By Abdulrazaq Magaji   My first major assignment for Newswatch, once Africa’s most cited and best known news magazine, was to do preliminary work ahead of the 50th …

Par The Guardian, le 10 avril 2017
ZAMBIA - Stanbic goes to Kuomboka

ZAMBIA - Stanbic goes to Kuomboka

    Stanbic Bank Zambia is this year heading to the Kuomboka ceremony as it joins the masses in celebrating Zambia’s rich cultural diversity. “This is the first time that …

Par Zambian Eye, le 7 avril 2017
Opinion - Parties sans ideologies

Opinion - Parties sans ideologies

    By Dan Agbese Stale news. Eighty-one political parties have filed applications before INEC seeking to be registered as political parties. The more the merrier, right? Arguably.We should be …

Par Dan Agbese, le 4 avril 2017
ZAMBIA - Lungu commissions US$33m Zambian Breweries malting plant

ZAMBIA - Lungu commissions US$33m Zambian Breweries malting plant

    “This new facility, which is the first of its kind in Zambia, will enable locally grown barley to be processed into malt, the main ingredient for clear beer. …

Par Zambian Eye, le 3 avril 2017
Terror at midnight: abduction trauma of Kenyan woman fighting for forests

Terror at midnight: abduction trauma of Kenyan woman fighting for forests

Activists are being intimidated amid tensions between the indigenous peoples they represent and conservation policies excluding them from protected forests

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 29 mars 2017
ZAMBIA - Where has the 2 Million come from?

ZAMBIA - Where has the 2 Million come from?

By David Kapoma I came across a saying “The Mark of a great leader is one who knows when to set aside the important things in order to accomplish the …

Par Zambian Eye, le 28 mars 2017
Rains raise harvest hopes in Zimbabwe – but pest brings "misery"

Rains raise harvest hopes in Zimbabwe – but pest brings "misery"

Drought-hit farmers are hoping for their first bumper harvest in years, but army worm pests and floods are lowering expectations

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 20 mars 2017
“Ours is Not Yet a Humane Society” | Conversation with Niyi Osundare

“Ours is Not Yet a Humane Society” | Conversation with Niyi Osundare

Professor Níyì Ọsundáre is Professor of English at University of New Orleans, USA, and one of the best-known poets from Africa. His works of published poetry include Songs of the …

Par Ake Review, le 13 mars 2017