Africa Rising

[The Point] After a bruising end to an aggressive campaign, Africa’s choice to lead the UN World Health Organization prevailed over Britain’s candidate David Nabarro at the World Health Assembly in Geneva Tuesday.

[The Point] After a bruising end to an aggressive campaign, Africa's choice to lead the UN World Health Organization prevailed over Britain's candidate David Nabarro at the World Health Assembly in Geneva Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Urges Voters in Nquthu Local Municipality to Vote

[Govt of SA] The Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, honourable Des van Rooyen, urged the registered voters in Nquthu to go out in numbers to vote in the by-elections scheduled for Wednesday, 24 May 2017. Minister who is also t…

[Govt of SA] The Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, honourable Des van Rooyen, urged the registered voters in Nquthu to go out in numbers to vote in the by-elections scheduled for Wednesday, 24 May 2017. Minister who is also the chairperson of the IMC on elections, urged the registered voters in Nquthu not to be complacent, "you should exercise your democratic right to vote the leadership of their choice". The by-elections follows the failure of Nquthu to constitute itself after the 2016 Local

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Eskom Chair and Wife in ‘Sham’ Documents Court Case

[News24Wire] Liquidators appointed to wind up a mining company owned by Eskom chair Ben Ngubane and wife Sheila are pressing ahead with a court application in which they accuse the couple of using “sham” documents to personally lay claim to the lucrati…

[News24Wire] Liquidators appointed to wind up a mining company owned by Eskom chair Ben Ngubane and wife Sheila are pressing ahead with a court application in which they accuse the couple of using "sham" documents to personally lay claim to the lucrative mining rights.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Protesters Petrol Bomb Metro Bus in Roodepoort

[News24Wire] Protesters from the Princess informal settlement in Roodepoort, Johannesburg petrol bombed a metro bus on Wednesday afternoon injuring four people, Johannesburg Metro Police said.

[News24Wire] Protesters from the Princess informal settlement in Roodepoort, Johannesburg petrol bombed a metro bus on Wednesday afternoon injuring four people, Johannesburg Metro Police said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Jumia Travel Launches Hospitality Report for Africa

[Ghana Govt.] The Africa region is expected to attract 64 million international tourist arrivals, this year, and 110 million by 2027, a report of a research into various trends in the hospitality and tourism industries in Africa has revealed.

[Ghana Govt.] The Africa region is expected to attract 64 million international tourist arrivals, this year, and 110 million by 2027, a report of a research into various trends in the hospitality and tourism industries in Africa has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

African Ambassadors in Abuja Identify With Blind Students

[New Republic] The African Ambassadors Group in Nigeria over the weekend donated several learning materials and equipment to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) School for The Blind Children in Abuja.

[New Republic] The African Ambassadors Group in Nigeria over the weekend donated several learning materials and equipment to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) School for The Blind Children in Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberia Better Than India

[New Republic] Liberia is a better country than India in terms of access to healthcare, a new research by ‘Lancet’ shows. India sits at 154 out of 195, worse than Bangladesh, Nepal, Ghana and Liberia, according to the research.

[New Republic] Liberia is a better country than India in terms of access to healthcare, a new research by 'Lancet' shows. India sits at 154 out of 195, worse than Bangladesh, Nepal, Ghana and Liberia, according to the research.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Liberia On Wrong Track’

[New Republic] Liberia, according to a human rights advocate, is on the wrong track of its democratic sojourn. Perhaps view representative democracy as an evil, U.S.-based Torli Krua wants Liberians start to practice participatory democracy in order to…

[New Republic] Liberia, according to a human rights advocate, is on the wrong track of its democratic sojourn. Perhaps view representative democracy as an evil, U.S.-based Torli Krua wants Liberians start to practice participatory democracy in order to bring substantive changes to the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia