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24 February 2017
                       
 
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24 Feb 2017
 
 
SA: Bongi Ngema-Zuma selected as the African Female Leader of the Year 2016
STATEMENT
The African Leadership Magazine International Advisory Board under the Chairmanship of Dr Joe Beasley has selected the First Lady of South Africa, Mrs Bongi Ngema-Zuma as the African Female Leader...
Updated 40 minutes ago
 
 
SA: Bongi Ngema Zuma: Address by the Founder of Bongi Ngema-Zuma Foundation, at the African Leadership Magazine Person of the Year 2016, Sandton (23/02/2017)
Topics
Let me start by expressing my sincere gratitude to the African Leadership Magazine and its International Advisory Board for deciding, in their wisdom, to select me as the African Female Leader...
Updated 1 hour 6 minutes ago
 
 
There’s more to Cameroon’s protest than meets the eye
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
For three activists from western Cameroon who joined a call for the recognition of their linguistic preferences, last week didn’t bring any good news. The lawyer, teacher and journalist have been...
Updated 7 hours ago
 
 
23 Feb 2017
 
UN urgently seeks $4 bln aid to avert famine for 20 mln in Africa, Yemen
FAMINE
More than $4-billion is needed by the end of March to help nearly 20-million people who risk starvation in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, United Nations (United Nations) Secretary General...
 
 
Trump and Africa: Making China great again
SAIIA
If the first two months are anything to go by, 2017 will be an unusual year for Africa as two of its largest trading partners – China and America – are undergoing major political and economic...
 
 
22 Feb 2017
 
 
 
No data shows that 800 000 Nigerians live in South Africa
AFRICA CHECK
Xenophobic unrest has flared up in parts of South Africa once again, with incidents of looting and violence reported in Johannesburg and Pretoria. The Nigerian government is said to have asked the...
 
 
21 Feb 2017
 
South Sudan's Kiir promises safe access to starving civilians as famine bites
FAMINE
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir on Tuesday promised aid agencies safe access to hunger-stricken civilians, a day after his government declared a famine in parts of the war-ravaged country. South...
 
 
UN says 1.4-million children at imminent risk of death in famines
FAMINE
Nearly 1.4-million children are at "imminent risk" of death in famines in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the United Nations (UN) children's agency Unicef said on Tuesday. People are...
 
 
Nigeria's presidency says no cause for worry about Buhari
POLITICS
Nigeria said there was no cause for concern for President Muhammadu Buhari's health but he had to stay longer on medical leave in Britain than planned, the presidency said on Tuesday. "During his...
 
 
20 Feb 2017
 
SA: Jacob Zuma: Address by South African President, on the occasion of the re-launch of the Marabastad Refugee Reception Centre, Marabastad, Pretoria (17/02/2017)
Topics
Thank you for joining our government today on this important occasion of celebrating the upgrading and re-launch of the Marabastad Refugee Reception Centre.
 
 
What the rest of Africa can learn from The Gambia's transition to democracy
THE CONVERSATION
The tensions that followed the historic electoral defeat of Gambia strongman President Yahya Jammeh has been a litmus test for democracy in Africa beyond the tiny west African nation. It’s five...
 
 
Will the AU impact Morocco more than Morocco will impact the AU?
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
For the first time, a red flag with a green five-pointed star hangs outside the African Union (AU) headquarters in Addis Ababa. After 33 years in the continental wilderness, Morocco is finally back...
 
 
Correct? Nigeria’s Kogi state had no working fire engine when I took over – governor
AFRICA CHECK
During a meeting with Nigeria’s top firefighting official, the governor of Kogi state said that before he took office in January 2016, the territory did not have a functional fire engine. Yahaya...
 
 
17 Feb 2017
 
Barack Obama: an enduring legacy for advocates of democracy in Africa?
THE CONVERSATION
American President Donald Trump’s February 13 calls to Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and South Africa’s Jacob Zuma are his first signals of interest in sub-Sahara Africa. Trump reportedly...
 
 
Correct? Nigeria’s Kogi state had no working fire engine when I took over – governor
AFRICA CHECK
During a meeting with Nigeria’s top firefighting official, the governor of Kogi state said that before he took office in January 2016, the territory did not have a functional fire engine. Yahaya...
 
 
 
                       
 
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