97-Year-Old Writer Peter Abrahams Found Dead

[Nation] Peter Abrahams, a South African-born Jamaican novelist, journalist and political commentator most popularly known in Kenya for his novel, Mine Boy, was found dead at his home in the Caribbean island nation on Wednesday, the Jamaican daily The …

[Nation] Peter Abrahams, a South African-born Jamaican novelist, journalist and political commentator most popularly known in Kenya for his novel, Mine Boy, was found dead at his home in the Caribbean island nation on Wednesday, the Jamaican daily The Gleaner reported.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Release Premium Times Journalists

[Premium Times] The police on Friday afternoon released two Premium Times’ journalist, Dapo Olorunyomi and Evelyn Okakwu, on bail after over four hours at the FCT Police command.

[Premium Times] The police on Friday afternoon released two Premium Times' journalist, Dapo Olorunyomi and Evelyn Okakwu, on bail after over four hours at the FCT Police command.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Default on Payment No Surprise, Says IMF

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government’s failure to pay interest of almost 60 million US dollars on the bonds originally issued by the Mozambique Tuna Company (Ematum), which fell due this week, comes as no surprise, the resident representative of the…

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government's failure to pay interest of almost 60 million US dollars on the bonds originally issued by the Mozambique Tuna Company (Ematum), which fell due this week, comes as no surprise, the resident representative of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ari Aisen, told reporters on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

‘Mugabe Renting U.S. $500,000 Dubai Villa’

[Zimbabwe Independent] THE legal dispute over the botched purchase of a US$1,35 million diamond ring between the First Lady Grace Mugabe and Lebanese businessman Jamal Ahmed, has opened a can of worms amid revelations that the Mugabes are paying up to …

[Zimbabwe Independent] THE legal dispute over the botched purchase of a US$1,35 million diamond ring between the First Lady Grace Mugabe and Lebanese businessman Jamal Ahmed, has opened a can of worms amid revelations that the Mugabes are paying up to US$500 000 annually in rentals for an upmarket villa in Emirates Hills, Dubai.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Death Toll Rises in Bombing of Civilians

[Daily Trust] The death toll continues to rise following the horrific military attack on civilians in Rann, Nigeria, according to latest estimates by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

[Daily Trust] The death toll continues to rise following the horrific military attack on civilians in Rann, Nigeria, according to latest estimates by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Where Lies Obama’s Africa Legacy?

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -On November 09, 2016 while the GMT + world woke up to a surprising news of victory by the most unexpected candidate in the US election, the US Embassy in Addis Abeba was hosting an election breakfast in one of the most lux…

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -On November 09, 2016 while the GMT + world woke up to a surprising news of victory by the most unexpected candidate in the US election, the US Embassy in Addis Abeba was hosting an election breakfast in one of the most luxurious hotels in Africa, Sheraton Addis.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Obama Special – Could Trump Be a Blessing in Disguise for Africa?

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The mood among Africans today is quite different from that of eight years ago when former US president George W. Bush was handing over power to Barack Hussein Obama.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The mood among Africans today is quite different from that of eight years ago when former US president George W. Bush was handing over power to Barack Hussein Obama.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania