Cybercafés Get New Lease of Life in Kenya

[East African] Kenya’s decision to provide government services online has given cybercafés –for long hard hit by the a proliferation of Internet-enabled phones, devices and wireless Internet modems– a shot in the arm.

[East African] Kenya's decision to provide government services online has given cybercafés --for long hard hit by the a proliferation of Internet-enabled phones, devices and wireless Internet modems-- a shot in the arm.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Child Victim or Brutal Warlord? Uganda’s War Crimes Trial

[The Conversation Africa] The trial of Dominic Ongwen before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague is like none other springing from the killing fields of the Great Lakes of Africa. These include the prosecution of the first person ever t…

[The Conversation Africa] The trial of Dominic Ongwen before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague is like none other springing from the killing fields of the Great Lakes of Africa. These include the prosecution of the first person ever to be convicted by the ICC, Thomas Lubanga. He was accused of mass human rights violations as a rebel leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The trial is ongoing of Bosco Ntaganda, also from the Congo.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Opposition Parties Form Alliance Ahead of August Elections

[Deutsche Welle] The Kenyan opposition has launched a National Super Alliance (NASA) aimed at defeating President Uhuru Kenyatta in the general election this year. NASA is an umbrella for all parties opposed to ruling party Jubilee.

[Deutsche Welle] The Kenyan opposition has launched a National Super Alliance (NASA) aimed at defeating President Uhuru Kenyatta in the general election this year. NASA is an umbrella for all parties opposed to ruling party Jubilee.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘World Banks’ Provide Votes

[Africa In Fact] It’s an unspoken rule in Ghana that being born into an ethnic group associated with one of the two leading political parties means that you are destined to be a supporter of that party. One of the parties in question is the National De…

[Africa In Fact] It's an unspoken rule in Ghana that being born into an ethnic group associated with one of the two leading political parties means that you are destined to be a supporter of that party. One of the parties in question is the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the current ruling party, which was formed by ex-president Jerry Rawlings (an ethnic Ewe). The other is the New Patriotic Party (NPP), which traces its roots to its founders, Joseph Danquah and Kofi Abrefa Busia (both ethnic Akans).

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Abuja Gets Fibre-to-the-Home

[Balancing Act] London -The steadily increasing roll-out of fibre in Africa’s cities is leading to a new breed of bandwidth providers offering fibre-to-the-home double and triple play offers. In the Nigerian capital Abuja Suburban Fibre Company is offe…

[Balancing Act] London -The steadily increasing roll-out of fibre in Africa's cities is leading to a new breed of bandwidth providers offering fibre-to-the-home double and triple play offers. In the Nigerian capital Abuja Suburban Fibre Company is offering these services under the Legend brand. Russell Southwood spoke to its Chief Marketing Officer Gabriel Gab-Umoden.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Indomitable Lions Face Tough Start to Afcon 2017 Campaign

[allAfrica] Cameroon must overcome the loss of several key players if they are to return to former glories and win the African Nations Cup, starting with a Group A encounter against Burkina Faso at the at Stade de l’Amitié in Libreville on Saturday (19h00 GMT).

[allAfrica] Cameroon must overcome the loss of several key players if they are to return to former glories and win the African Nations Cup, starting with a Group A encounter against Burkina Faso at the at Stade de l'Amitié in Libreville on Saturday (19h00 GMT).

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

Bui Horse Race – Teenager Emerges Champion

[Cameroon Tribune] Yanusa Mohammadou, an eleven-year old pupils of GS Fakui in Jakiri Sub-Division last Sunday, January 8 emerged winner of the 2016 edition of the Bui Horse Race. The shy-looking lad, rider of a white horse No 38 belonging to Ardo Tand…

[Cameroon Tribune] Yanusa Mohammadou, an eleven-year old pupils of GS Fakui in Jakiri Sub-Division last Sunday, January 8 emerged winner of the 2016 edition of the Bui Horse Race. The shy-looking lad, rider of a white horse No 38 belonging to Ardo Tandai Ibrahim from Tashem in Jakiri over took 8 of his challengers in the finals that took place at the Tobin Municipal stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Indomitable Lions Leave For Gabon

[Cameroon Tribune] The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon left the country yesterday January 11, 2017 for Libreville, Gabon, where they will take part in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. On board a Camair-Co plane they Lions were accompanied by members of the official delegation of Cameroon for the final phase of AFCON Gabon 2017. The Yaounde-Libreville trip lasts less than an hour. While in Libreville the Indomitable Lions squad will lodge at the hotel Le Méridien located in the heart of the capital city.

[Cameroon Tribune] The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon left the country yesterday January 11, 2017 for Libreville, Gabon, where they will take part in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. On board a Camair-Co plane they Lions were accompanied by members of the official delegation of Cameroon for the final phase of AFCON Gabon 2017. The Yaounde-Libreville trip lasts less than an hour. While in Libreville the Indomitable Lions squad will lodge at the hotel Le Méridien located in the heart of the capital city.

source: AllAfrica News: Gabon

Youth Football Championship Launched

[Cameroon Tribune] The long absence of youth football has been a cause for worry for many football lovers in the country. It is in this light that the 2017 Under- 17 Football Championship was officially launched at the Stade Miliatare in Yaounde on Jan…

[Cameroon Tribune] The long absence of youth football has been a cause for worry for many football lovers in the country. It is in this light that the 2017 Under- 17 Football Championship was officially launched at the Stade Miliatare in Yaounde on January 9, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon