AFCON – South Africa Earn First Competitive Win Against Nigeria

[Guardian] Two second half goals from Tekelo Rantie and Percy Tau were all that Bafana Bafana of South Africa needed to earn their first win in a competitive match against Nigeria.

[Guardian] Two second half goals from Tekelo Rantie and Percy Tau were all that Bafana Bafana of South Africa needed to earn their first win in a competitive match against Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Macron Meets Côte d’Ivoire’s Ouattara, Senegal’s Sall

[RFI] French President Emmanuel Macron was to meet Côte d’Ivoire’s President Alassane Ouattara on Sunday and Senegal’s President Macky Sall on Monday, the first African heads of state to visit the Elysée presidential palace since his election last month.

[RFI] French President Emmanuel Macron was to meet Côte d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara on Sunday and Senegal's President Macky Sall on Monday, the first African heads of state to visit the Elysée presidential palace since his election last month.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

We Have Lost Faith in Zuma, Unions After Moody’s Downgrade

[News24Wire] The Federation of Unions of South Africa says it has lost faith in President Jacob Zuma following Moody’s downgrading of South Africa’s sovereign credit rating to junk status with a negative outlook on Friday.

[News24Wire] The Federation of Unions of South Africa says it has lost faith in President Jacob Zuma following Moody's downgrading of South Africa's sovereign credit rating to junk status with a negative outlook on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Springboks Take Down France in First Test

[News24Wire] Springboks coach Allister Coetzee was pleased with the 37-14 win over France at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria, the first of three Tests between the nations, but warned that the team cannot rest on their laurels with encounters in Durban and …

[News24Wire] Springboks coach Allister Coetzee was pleased with the 37-14 win over France at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria, the first of three Tests between the nations, but warned that the team cannot rest on their laurels with encounters in Durban and Johannesburg remaining.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Firefighters Need ‘Nutrition Bars, Energy Drinks, Eyedrops’ – #KnysnaRelief

[News24Wire] A local Knysna group called the Fried Tomato Company has already collected goods in excess of 40 tons to aide the efforts against the #KnysnaFires, and they still need more.

[News24Wire] A local Knysna group called the Fried Tomato Company has already collected goods in excess of 40 tons to aide the efforts against the #KnysnaFires, and they still need more.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Shekau’s Boko Haram Claims Responsibility for Maiduguri Attack

[Vanguard] The Boko Haram faction of Abubakar Shekau has said that it was responsible for the of attacks on Maiduguri, capital of Borno State on Wednesday and that if he dies his kids and grandchildren will continue from where we stopped.

[Vanguard] The Boko Haram faction of Abubakar Shekau has said that it was responsible for the of attacks on Maiduguri, capital of Borno State on Wednesday and that if he dies his kids and grandchildren will continue from where we stopped.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Super Eagles Fail to ‘Rohr’

[Vanguard] The Super Eagles of Nigeria began their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign on a sour note after succumbing 0-2 to the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

[Vanguard] The Super Eagles of Nigeria began their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign on a sour note after succumbing 0-2 to the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Plans Complete for First Agricultural Park in Tanzania

[Daily News] PLANS are underway to set up the country’s first Agricultural Park at Kimamba in Kilosa District that will provide farmers with land and irrigation infrastructure in the area to improve productivity for food security and economic growth.

[Daily News] PLANS are underway to set up the country's first Agricultural Park at Kimamba in Kilosa District that will provide farmers with land and irrigation infrastructure in the area to improve productivity for food security and economic growth.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

5 Bodies Released After Gauteng Health MEC Intervenes

[News24Wire] Five corpses that were stuck at the Diepkloof Pathology Services Centre in Soweto were released to their respective families on Friday after Gauteng MEC for Health Dr Gwen Ramokgopa intervened.

[News24Wire] Five corpses that were stuck at the Diepkloof Pathology Services Centre in Soweto were released to their respective families on Friday after Gauteng MEC for Health Dr Gwen Ramokgopa intervened.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa