Govt Praises International Cricket Committee Support

[The Herald] Government has said it values the support of the International Cricket Committee towards Zimbabwe Cricket and commits itself to the development of the game in the country.

[The Herald] Government has said it values the support of the International Cricket Committee towards Zimbabwe Cricket and commits itself to the development of the game in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Macron Urges African Youth to Be Politically ‘Involved’ During Nigeria Visit

[RFI] French President Emmanuel Macron received a rock-star welcome at Nigeria’s New Afrika Shrine nightclub in Lagos on Tuesday. The venue, founded by Afrobeat star Fela Kuti, provided him the backdrop to launch his new African Cultural Season, which …

[RFI] French President Emmanuel Macron received a rock-star welcome at Nigeria's New Afrika Shrine nightclub in Lagos on Tuesday. The venue, founded by Afrobeat star Fela Kuti, provided him the backdrop to launch his new African Cultural Season, which he hopes will change France's perception of African culture.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

LGBTI Pride Gets Global Attention

[Swazi Media] International media extensively reported Swaziland’s first ever LGBTI Pride on Saturday. The tone of coverage about the pride parade and its organiser Rock of Hope was overwhelmingly positive, but King Mswati III, who rules Swaziland as s…

[Swazi Media] International media extensively reported Swaziland's first ever LGBTI Pride on Saturday. The tone of coverage about the pride parade and its organiser Rock of Hope was overwhelmingly positive, but King Mswati III, who rules Swaziland as sub-Saharan Africa's last absolute monarch, and the traditionalists who support him came under criticism.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Esprit Wins Enactus Tunisia Competition

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The Private Higher School of Engineering and Technology (Esprit) won on Tuesday, the prize of the 9th competition Enactus Tunisia placed this year under the theme “Social entrepreneurship vector of progress”.

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The Private Higher School of Engineering and Technology (Esprit) won on Tuesday, the prize of the 9th competition Enactus Tunisia placed this year under the theme "Social entrepreneurship vector of progress".

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Former NPFL Leader Convicted On 11 Counts of Immigration Fraud in the U.S.

[FrontPageAfrica] Philadelphia -A jury has found Jucontee Thomas Woewiyu, former number two in the National Patriotic Front of Liberia, guilty on 11 counts of criminal immigration fraud.

[FrontPageAfrica] Philadelphia -A jury has found Jucontee Thomas Woewiyu, former number two in the National Patriotic Front of Liberia, guilty on 11 counts of criminal immigration fraud.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Mali Joins Call for Increased Efforts to End the Plight of Child Undernutrition

[African Union] The economy of Mali is losing 265 billion CFA francs (US$450 million) – more than 4 percent of annual GDP – to the effects of child undernutrition, a multi-agency study has found. The Cost of Hunger in Mali (COHA), blames the losses on …

[African Union] The economy of Mali is losing 265 billion CFA francs (US$450 million) - more than 4 percent of annual GDP - to the effects of child undernutrition, a multi-agency study has found. The Cost of Hunger in Mali (COHA), blames the losses on increased healthcare costs, additional burdens on the education system and, further down the line, reduced workforce productivity.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Govt to Enforce Compulsory Cleanliness – Launches Taskforce Ahead of ’26 Celebrations

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Liberian government has announced a compulsory cleanliness exercise across Monrovia and surrounding cities ahead of 2018 July 26 independence celebrations.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Liberian government has announced a compulsory cleanliness exercise across Monrovia and surrounding cities ahead of 2018 July 26 independence celebrations.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

AU Special Representative Holds Talks With Senate Leadership

[Shabelle] The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira, today held talks with members of Somalia’s Federal Parliament.

[Shabelle] The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira, today held talks with members of Somalia's Federal Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Liberia’s House of Representatives Passes to Decriminalize Speech

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The House of Representatives has voted in favor of the passage into law a bill seeking to repeal some sections of the Penal Law of Liberia to decriminalize free speech.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The House of Representatives has voted in favor of the passage into law a bill seeking to repeal some sections of the Penal Law of Liberia to decriminalize free speech.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia