news From All Africa
- Nigeria: Agbaje Named 'Banker of the Year'
[This Day] Guaranty Trust Bank Plc said its Managing Director/CEO; Segun Agbaje, has been recognised as Africa’s Banker of the Year during the 2015 World Finance awards.
- Algeria: Sudanese President Starts State Visit to Algeria
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Sudanese President Omar Hassan al Bashir started Sunday a three-day state visit to Algeria, at the invitation of President of the Republic, Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
- Tanzania: Newspaper Ban Discussed
[East African] Nearly 10 months from the banning of The EastAfrican newspaper in Tanzania, the issue has made it to the discussion table of bilateral talks between Kenya and Tanzania.
- Tanzania: Nairobi, Dar Sign Pact On Defence, Security
[East African] Tanzania and Kenya have agreed to strengthen co-operation in defence and security to combat the threat of violent extremism, cross-border crimes and human trafficking.
- Sierra Leone: Freetown Clears Out a Slum to Settle the Rich
[East African] It’s midday in Crab Town, Aberdeen, in the west end of Freetown, the capital city of Sierra Leone.
- South Africa: Ruling Party Upset Over 'Negative' Reporting
[News24Wire] The ANC wants to deal with the negative way it is being portrayed in the media and will accelerate a parliamentary inquiry into establishing a Media Appeals Tribunal, the party’s communications sub-committee member Lindiwe Zulu said on Sunday.
- Cote d'Ivoire: Toure the Man to Beat for CAF Award
[News24Wire] Ivory Coast and Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has once again been named on the shortlist for the CAF African Player of the Year award.
- South Africa: 'I Was Just a Normal Village Girl' – SA's First Black Female Navy Commander
[News24Wire] As a girl in the village of Lady Frere, Zimasa Mabela’s life revolved around school, and fetching firewood and water from the river.
- Africa: Nobel Prize Drug Might Rid Africa of Ancient Scourges
[The Conversation Africa] The announcement that the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine went to three scientists who developed antiparasitic disease drugs has important implications for sub-Saharan Africa.
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