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South Africa’s leader could be sunk by a scandal over cash stuffed in a sofa ...

Egypt Independent | 2022-12-03, 13:28

Johannesburg, South Africa CNNCyril Ramaphosa was elected to root out corruption. Now, he could be forced to quit over claims that he covered up the theft of a huge amount of cash from his lucrative game farm, which – by his own admission – had been stuffed

South Africa: Senior EC Education Official in Court for PPE Corruption

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

A senior Eastern Cape Education Department official, his wife and a businessman have appeared at the Zwelitsha Magistrate's Court on charges related to a R4 million PPE tender. ...

Nigeria: Akwa Ibom, Delta Get More As Presidency Releases Details of Refunds to Niger Delta States

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

The government says the states got N625 billion and have an outstanding of N860 billion. ...

South Africa: Eskom Engages Cogta On Tshwane Debt Mediation

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

Eskom says it has approached the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) to mediate in the debt repayment matter between the power utility and the City of Tshwane municipality. ...

South Africa: Scrap Metal Export Ban a Boost for Transnet

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

Transnet says government's ban on the export of scrap and waste metal will go a long way in the fight against metal theft. ...

Nigeria: 10 Countries, 20 States to Attend 2022 Calabar Carnival

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

Cross Rivers State government has revealed that over 10 countries and 20 states in Nigeria will grace the 2022 Calabar carnival. ...

Ghana: Majority Won't Support Censure Motion Against Finance Minister - Afeny Markin

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

The Majority in Parliament has stated that it will not support their colleagues on the minority side to see through their censure motion against the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta. ...

Nigeria: Nigeria Needs Political Will, Public Support to Tackle Energy Needs - IAEA

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

The International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, has advised Nigeria and other African countries hoping to add nuclear energy into their energy mix to garner enough political will and public support to hit their targets. ...

Congo-Kinshasa: DRC Rebels Deny Civilian Massacre As Truce Breaks Down

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

Goma -- Democratic Republic of Congo rebels with the March 23 Movement, known as M23, have denied the military's accusation they carried out a massacre of civilians as a truce between the sides has broken down. ...

Nigeria: World Aids Day - Nigeria Launches Five-Year HIV Prevention Campaign

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

"The campaign seeks to empower the Adolescents and Young People (AYP) with the life skills to stay free of HIV. " ...

Africa: Why Continent's Physically Challenged Remain 'Invisible'

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

Millions of African people living with disabilities remain invisible despite laws that call for inclusion and equality. As a result, they lack access to basic needs. Some are now fighting to improve their situation. ...

Ghana: GRA to Focus On Hospitality, Tourism Sectors During Festive Season to Rake in Revenue

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

The Compliance and Enforcement Unit of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) says it has turned its attention to operators in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry to ensure that the right taxes are paid during the festive season. ...

Ghana: ADB Loans to Agric Sector Hit Gh¢1 Billion in 2022... Bank Congratulates Farmers, Fishers

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

The Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) Plc loan support to agricultural sector continues to record steady growth. ...

Namibia: How Phala Phala Suspects Were Traced, Interrogated in Cape Town

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

AN independent panel's report into the Phala

South Africa: Police Are Preying On Immigrants, Say Human Rights Organisations

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

Immigrants are not reporting crimes or seeking assistance from law enforcement as they fear extortion or deportation ...

Nigeria: Oshiomhole Should Campaign On APC's Performance and Not Resort to Verbal, Physical Assaults

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

Democracy is a full-contact sport. And like any sport, it requires the

Ghana: Court Rejects Ato Essien's Gh¢90 Million Settlement Agreement With State

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

The Accra High Court yesterday rejected a GH¢ 90m settlement agreement between William Ato Essien, founder of the defunct Capital Bank who is standing trial for misappropriation of funds and the state. ...

Namibia: Opposition Slams Geinbob Over Ramaphosa Farm Heist Scandal

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

NAMIBIAN opposition parties say a report on the alleged cover-up of the Phala Phala robbery confirms that South African president Cyril Ramaphosa and his counterpart Hage Geingob abused their powers. ...

South Africa: South Africa's Ramaphosa Fighting for Political Survival

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

Opposition leaders in South Africa are calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to resign amid allegations of a robbery coverup. Leaders of his party, the African National Congress, were discussing his future. ...

Nigeria: Absence of Witness Stalls Hearing of OAU Student Murder Case

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

Rahmon Adedoyin, owner of Hilton Hotel Ile-Ife, and six other workers of the hotel are standing trial for the murder of Timothy Adegoke. ...

South Africa: World Aids Day 2022 - Choice, Convenience, and Respect Should Be the Cornerstone ...

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

In Spotlight's analysis of South Africa's HIV response in recent years, two issues have stood out consistently. ...

Nigeria: 'Why I Don't Listen to Rap' - Wizkid

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

Starboy said the Afrobeat genre is a refreshing alternative for people stuck with the same sound for years. ...

South Africa: Parliament Passes Adjustments Appropriation and Special Appropriation Bills

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

The National Assembly at its plenary sitting on Thursday passed the Adjustments Appropriation Bill and the Special Appropriation Bill. ...

Ghana: CSOs Express Worry Over Donor Funding Decline

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Ghana face the threat of terrorism funding and money-laundering as a result of a decline in donor funding post COVID-19 period coupled with a weak national economy. ...

Africa: The 4th Afsa Biennial Food Systems Conference launches the Pan-african campaign "my food is african"

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

Yaoundé, Cameroon; 30 November 2022 -- Diverse actors from 30 countries call for a comprehensive Africa Food Policy that addresses Africa's need to feed itself in the face of global uncertainty and climate change. ...

Ghana: Ghana Marks National Farmers' Day Today

All Africa | 2022-12-03, 13:20

This year's Farmers' Day celebration is being observed across the country with the main event taking place in the Eastern Regional capital, Koforidua today. ...

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