Category Archives: Arts and Culture

UN Health Agency: Dengue Vaccine Shouldn’t Be Used Widely

The World Health Organization says the first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in "a much safer way," meaning that the shot should mostly be given to people who have previously been infected with the disease.In November, the

ARAB LEAGUE, SOUTH AFRICA EXPRESS SUPORT FOR MOROCCO’S BID TO ...

DHAHRAN, SAID ARABIA-- Morocco's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Nasser Bourita, says the 29th Arab Summit held in the Saudi city of Dhahran this week has unanimously affirmed its support for Morocco's bid to host the 2026 F...

PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA LEADS ANNUAL GANDHI WALK IN SOUTH AFRICA

JOHANNESBURG-- South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led nearly 5,000 people at the annual 'Gandhi Walk' in Lenasia, an Indian township south of Johannesburg, seeking to promote community awareness and fitness among his countrymen. This was the first...

Africa’s Richest Woman to Speak at Yale Student Event

On April 13, Isabel dos Santos, Africa's richest woman, is scheduled to speak at a student-led event at Yale University. Dos Santos is the former chairwoman of Sonangol, Angola's state-owned oil company, and the daughter of former President Jose Eduard...

Africans Remember ‘Fearless’ Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the South African icon who fought tirelessly, visibly, and at great personal cost to bring racial equality to South Africa, is being celebrated in death with vows that her struggle will continue.Her death last week, at the ag...

Congo’s Talented Artists Struggle for Recognition

Painter Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga's tiny, sweltering Kinshasa studio seems worlds away from his glittering, well-received foreign exhibitions.The 25-year-old painter says he is inspired by his country's vast cultural and mineral wealth � but also by the reg...

South Sudan’s Former Strongman Forms a Rebel Group

The former head of the South Sudan army, the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA), has formed a new rebel group known as the South Sudan United Front (SSUF).General Paul Malong Awan released a statement Monday outlining the objectives of his

Municipalities get guidelines for Mam’ Winnie funeral

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has written to provinces and municipalities to provide them with guidelines for funeral arrangements for struggle heroine, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.Madikizela-Mandela, who...

Former S. African President Zuma Appears in Court on Corruption ...

Former South African President Jacob Zuma appeared in court Friday to face corruption charges. The appearance was brief but significant, coming just under two months after his resignation.Addressing supporters outside the courthouse Friday, Zuma critic...

Malian, French, Troops Kill 30 Insurgents in Gun Battle

French and Malian troops killed about 30 Islamist insurgents during a gunbattle in a region near the border with Niger, where Islamic State are known to be active, the French army said on Thursday.West Africa's arid Sahel region has seen