Ghana Outwit DRC to Reach Sixth Consecutive Cup of Nations Semi-Final

[RFI] Goals from the Ayew brothers, Jordan and André, either side of a sumptuous strike from Paul-Jose M’poku sent Ghana into the semi-finals at the Cup of Nations for the sixth consecutive tournament.

[RFI] Goals from the Ayew brothers, Jordan and André, either side of a sumptuous strike from Paul-Jose M'poku sent Ghana into the semi-finals at the Cup of Nations for the sixth consecutive tournament.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Mauritius’ IOX Wants to Build an International Cable to Link India to Africa

[Balancing Act] London -An ambitious new cable project is seeking to link Mauritius to Africa and India. Formerly with Seacom, IOX’s Arun Kandasamy wants to make Mauritius a hub for enterprise business and a stepping stone for Indian businesses to ente…

[Balancing Act] London -An ambitious new cable project is seeking to link Mauritius to Africa and India. Formerly with Seacom, IOX's Arun Kandasamy wants to make Mauritius a hub for enterprise business and a stepping stone for Indian businesses to enter African markets. Russell Southwood spoke to IOX Founder and CEO Arun Kandasamy this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Malema’s ‘Grandpa It’s Enough’ Comments Were ‘Spot On’ – Opposition

[News24Wire] Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) leader Julius Malema was “spot on” when he called on Zimbabwe’s “Grandpa” Robert Mugabe, 92, to step down, former vice president Joice Mujuru’s party has reportedly said.

[News24Wire] Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) leader Julius Malema was "spot on" when he called on Zimbabwe's "Grandpa" Robert Mugabe, 92, to step down, former vice president Joice Mujuru's party has reportedly said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Blood’ and ‘Holy Maria’ Premiere in Kampala

[East African] Silent Voices Uganda’s back-to-back production of Lucy Judith Adong’s two plays Holy Maria and Blood will run at the Uganda National Theatre in Kampala on January 27, 28, and 29.

[East African] Silent Voices Uganda's back-to-back production of Lucy Judith Adong's two plays Holy Maria and Blood will run at the Uganda National Theatre in Kampala on January 27, 28, and 29.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Thumbs Up for Rescuers of Trapped Geita Miners

[Citizen] The rescue yesterday of the 15 miners who had been trapped 35 metres underground in the RZ Goldmine in Nyarugusu, Geita Region, is a cause for celebration, not only for the families of miners, but for all who have been following with bated br…

[Citizen] The rescue yesterday of the 15 miners who had been trapped 35 metres underground in the RZ Goldmine in Nyarugusu, Geita Region, is a cause for celebration, not only for the families of miners, but for all who have been following with bated breath the tragic episode from the day it happened last Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

ANC’s 2017 – the Year of Fracture?

[Daily Maverick] In the run-up to the ANC’s leadership conference at the end of this year, most of the conversation so far has focused on who will win that election. This is understandable, and it makes sense: that person may change the direction of th…

[Daily Maverick] In the run-up to the ANC's leadership conference at the end of this year, most of the conversation so far has focused on who will win that election. This is understandable, and it makes sense: that person may change the direction of the ANC, and probably of the country. But this focus risks missing a much bigger question - whether or not the ANC will actually be able to function as a comprehensive, united, political party after this conference. An examination of the current dynamics and, in particular, the

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tanzania Eyes the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania is intending to feature a football team in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, for the first time in a history. Tanzanian football has never participated in the games since the country started taking part in the 1960’s.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania is intending to feature a football team in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, for the first time in a history. Tanzanian football has never participated in the games since the country started taking part in the 1960's.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania