Wounded Brazil confronts Nigeria in Singapore friendly after draw with Senegal

London, Oct. 13, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Nigeria’s national football team, the Super Eagles will be up against the Selecao of Brazil in a friendly encounter on Sunday at the Singapore The match comes few days after Brazil drew 1-1 with Senegal in a friendly in Singapore on Thursday as their run without a win stretched to three … Continue reading “Wounded Brazil confronts Nigeria in Singapore friendly after draw with Senegal”

Un nouveau jour de débat à l’Assemblée générale de l’Onu

Les dirigeants mondiaux interviennent ce vendredi 27 septembre dans le cadre de la 74e session de l’Assemblée générale de l’Onu, parmi eux la Russie, la Chine, l’Algérie et d’autres. La prise de parole du chef de la diplomatie russe Sergueï Lavrov est attendue vers la fin de cette séance du matin. Pour cette quatrième journée … Continue reading “Un nouveau jour de débat à l’Assemblée générale de l’Onu”

Prince Harry, Meghan begin a 10-day African tour with focus on townships, landmines and HIV

London, Sep 23, 2019 (AltAfrica)–Prince Harry and Meghan will arrive South Africa today, Monday, September 23rd, 2019 for the start of their first overseas royal tour as a family. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are bringing Archie, their five months old boy for the ten-day tour in Southern Africa but details of how, when and if they … Continue reading “Prince Harry, Meghan begin a 10-day African tour with focus on townships, landmines and HIV”

Britain agrees over £9.7 billion post-Brexit trade deal with six southern African countries

London, Sep 13, 2019 (AltAfrica)– Britain has agreed a deal with six southern African countries including South Africa, the region’s most developed economy, that will ensure continuity of trade conditions after Brexit, the British High Commission in South Africa said on Wednesday. Political turmoil in the United Kingdom has generated uncertainty over how, when and … Continue reading “Britain agrees over £9.7 billion post-Brexit trade deal with six southern African countries”

FIFA.com,YouTube to stream African qualifiers for 2022 World Cup

London, Sep 4, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Football fans around the world will be able to watch the preliminary round of the CAF qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup to be held in Qatar. FIFA plans to make all 28 matches from this round available on FIFA.com or on its YouTube channel as live, delayed or with highlights. … Continue reading “FIFA.com,YouTube to stream African qualifiers for 2022 World Cup”

Xenophobic Attack: Five killed, 189 arrested as AU, Nigeria, others turn up the heat on S/Africa

London, Sep 4, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Five people have been killed in a surge of xenophobic attack in South Africa, police said on Tuesday, as President Cyril Ramaphosa vowed to clamp down and the African Union, Nigeria and Zambia condemned the attacks. Hordes of people — some armed with axes and machetes — gathered in Johannesburg’s central … Continue reading “Xenophobic Attack: Five killed, 189 arrested as AU, Nigeria, others turn up the heat on S/Africa”

Meet Neemat Abdullah Mohamed Khair, Africa’s fifth female Chief Justice

London, August 25, 2019 (AltAfrica)-In an historic event, Neemat Abdullah Mohamed Khair has been named first female Chief Justice of Sudan in a move seen by many analysts as unprecedented speed towards a new a new Sudan Neemat Abdullah Mohamed Khair has been named first female Chief Justice of SudanBy her appointment, Neemat Abdullah Mohamed … Continue reading “Meet Neemat Abdullah Mohamed Khair, Africa’s fifth female Chief Justice”

Military personnel from Nigeria, Belgium, Ghana, U.S, 22 others in Rwanda for 15 days joint drills

London, August 15, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Military personnel from 26 countries around the globe on Wednesday began a two week drills meant to help them improve their ability to work together during peacekeeping operations. Dubbed as the Shared Accord, the annual joint military exercise that brings together US forces and partner nations. READ ALSO: RWANDA DEPLOYS DRONES IN … Continue reading “Military personnel from Nigeria, Belgium, Ghana, U.S, 22 others in Rwanda for 15 days joint drills”

Police, Civil Service, Parliament top list of most corrupt institutions in Africa-Survey

London, July 13, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Africans have identified the Police, Civil Servants and the Parliament as the most corrupt institutions according to the 10th edition of  Global Corruption Barometer – Africa In a survey of over 47,000 citizens from 35 African countries respondents gave personal experiences with and perceptions of corruption. More than half of all citizens think … Continue reading “Police, Civil Service, Parliament top list of most corrupt institutions in Africa-Survey”

Ivanka Trump Women’s Initiative programme announces $27M in grants to Rwanda, 21 other countries

London, July 11, 2019 (AltAfrica)-A White House initiative spearheaded by Ivanka Trump to empower women around the developing world economically, announced its initial achievements, including $27 million in grants for projects in 22 countries. The project also reported its first substantial success: backing a change in Ivory Coast family law to make it more equitable … Continue reading “Ivanka Trump Women’s Initiative programme announces $27M in grants to Rwanda, 21 other countries”

Duel à suivre : Samatta-Koulibaly, ça promet !

Le match Sénégal-Tanzanie, prévu dimanche pour la première journée du groupe C, semble déséquilibré sur le papier. Normal, car quand on liste les joueurs des deux équipes, y a pas photo. Avec une sélection sénégalaise qui renferme beaucoup de joueurs de qualité comme un certain Sadio Mané, récent vainqueur de la Ligue des champions avec … Continue reading “Duel à suivre : Samatta-Koulibaly, ça promet !”

Ethiopia, Morocco, Nigeria top 10 largest cannabis consumer markets in Africa

London, June 2, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Cannabis Consumption in Africa is growing so fast, yet still regarded as illegal in most countries on the continent. Hypocrisy is failing to convert a well consumed commodity for greater economic gains when in fact, it is always out there through black market. A recently released report, indicates that there are … Continue reading “Ethiopia, Morocco, Nigeria top 10 largest cannabis consumer markets in Africa”

Populism, nationalist rhetoric and the unending agony of Africans in South Africa

London, May 5, 2019 (AltAfrica)-African nationals living in South Africa, whether as undocumented migrants, asylum-seekers, refugees, or citizens have long struggled for full inclusion in society. But advocates say their situation has worsened as elections approach and that the rise of global nationalism, particularly in the US from President Donald Trump, is to blame South … Continue reading “Populism, nationalist rhetoric and the unending agony of Africans in South Africa”

Chercheurs d’or vert à l’assaut de l’Afrique

e 26 mars 2018, le continent africain exportait pour la première fois du cannabis thérapeutique outremer, à destination de Vancouver, au Canada, où sa production et sa consommation sont légalisées depuis l’an 2000. Destiné à être analysé pour une éventuelle commercialisation sur le marché canadien du cannabidiol (CBD), cet échantillon de 850 grammes de fleurs … Continue reading

Chercheurs d’or vert à l’assaut de l’Afrique

Pourquoi existe-t-il des diamants de toutes les couleurs ?

La mine de diamants Premier en Afrique du Sud. Wikipedia, CC BY-SALe mois prochain c’est la fête des Mères, et si vous offriez un diamant ? Pour celles et ceux pour qui le prix pourrait être un frein, il vous reste la méthode naturelle. Il faudra simplement compter avec des profondeurs de formation de 250 à … Continue reading “Pourquoi existe-t-il des diamants de toutes les couleurs ?”