News on Africa


2012-02-15 13:56:07 Presidential Elections to be Held Next May [Egypt Online] Minister of the People's Assembly, Shura Council affairs and local development Counselor Mohamed Atteya said that the presidential elections will be held late next May. He said candidates will be given three weeks to submit their documents starting March 10 and 45 days to make campaigns and to explain their platforms.

Read more




More News from allAfrica.com

Monday, 11-24-14, 17:18'Real TV' Fights Violence with Glitz & Glamor - Nollywood's Jeta Amata[allAfrica]Washington, DC -Conflict related to Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria captures headlines, but another region of Africa's most populous nation also grapples with unrest. Since the 1990s, violence has plagued the Niger River Delta, which includes nine southern states, including the three leading oil producers - Rivers, Delta and Baylesa. A widely acclaimed 2012 film, Black November - Struggle for the Niger Delta , documented the region’s economic inequality and grinding poverty alongside the vast wealth produced
Monday, 11-24-14, 15:41Journalists Pile On to Bash Ebola-Fighting Doctor[allAfrica]Washington, DC -This is a story about an American physician many in Liberia regard as a hero. It is about his volunteer group, called Heartt – Health Education and Relief through Teaching – which has helped train hundreds of medical professionals who built a post-conflict health system that enabled impoverished Liberia to lead Africa in reducing deaths of children under five.
Monday, 11-24-14, 15:32Africans Launch 'Rival' Ebola Song[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Dakar -Some of Africa's top musicians launched on Monday an alternative Ebola appeal song to Band Aid's new recording of "Do they know it's Christmas' with proceeds also going to fight the virus that has killed more than 5,000 people in West Africa this year.
Monday, 11-24-14, 15:30U.S. Upset Over Attacks on Gays[State Department]Press Statement by Jeff Rathke, Director, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Press Relations, Washington, DC, November 24, 2014:
Monday, 11-24-14, 15:15Ruling Party Turmoil Spreads[Zambia Reports]The chaos on the Patriotic Front keeps upgrading itself with 14 cabinet ministers walking out of the cabinet meeting this morning.

NEWS BY COUNTRY
   
Check out africa.com on youTube
For more news and analysis:

        
Africa.com Tweets
Follow us on Twitter
Newsletter

Sign up to receive announcements from Africa.com!

*

*

*

*


* required

africa

About Us | Contact Us | Careers | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Digital Millennium Copyright Act | Find us on Google+ | Newsletter Africa.com Newsletter | RSS Feed Africa.com RSS | Advertise With Us

Copyright © Africa.com 2012. All Rights Reserved.