Daily Archives: April 8, 2018

PROMINENT EAST AFRICAN ATHLETES RUN FOR PEACE IN SOUTH SUDAN

JUBA– Leading athletes from Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia on Saturday joined hundreds of South Sudanese marathoners in a race aimed at promoting peace, healing and reconciliation in the war-torn country.

This year’s Great South Sudan …

AFDB URGES AFRICA TO PROCESS COCOA, PRODUCE CHOCOLATE

ABIDJAN, — The African Development Bank (AfDB) has advised that it is time to process cocoa and produce chocolate in Africa, and to end the continent being at the bottom of global value chains.

AfDB …

SOUTH AFRICA EX-PRES ZUMA JACOB ZUMA CHARGED WITH CORRUPTION

DURBAN, — South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has been charged with corruption linked to a 1990s arms deal.

After the 75-year-old’s 15-minute appearance at the High Court in Durban, the case was adjourned until …

Government update on memorial and funeral of Mrs Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on State Funerals led by the Minister in the Presidency, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, met on the 06 April 2018 and wishes to provide the following update:

1. On Tuesday the 10th …

Somalia Seizes Nearly $10M From UAE Plane in Mogadishu

Somali security officials said they have seized a large cache of money that arrived Sunday at Mogadishu airport from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Two senior security officials told VOA Somali three suitcases containing $9.6 …