Africa Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. African Confederation Backs Sheikh Salman in FIFA ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Umukino

    ... both Salman and Infantino are expected to get good support from their home continents, Asia and Europe, respectively, Africa is seen as the bloc that could clinch the vote for one of them. CAF's announcement was made by vice presidents Suketu Patel ...

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  2. ISIS recruits jump through FLAMES in chilling images of new training camp in Egyptian desertRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mirror.co.uk

    The terror group released pictures of jihadis practising with weapons and being drilled on military tactics at the Abu Hajr al-Masri camp in the Sinai peninsula Masked fighters are seen jumping through burning hoops and practising with weapons at the Abu Hajr al-Masri training camp in the remote Sinai desert. The camp is named after a former Egyptian jihadi and comes as pressure mounts on the country's authorities to tackle the terror group's growing influence in the Sinai region.

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  3. Somali official: Bomb blew hole in passenger jetRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Toledo Blade

    A Somali official says that a bomb blew a hole in a jetliner, killing one person and forcing the plane to make an emergency landing in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, on Tuesday. Ali Jama Jangali, Somalia's transport minister, said at a press conference today that investigators concluded that a bomb caused the hole and was intended to cause the Dubai-based Daallo Airlines jet to crash.

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  4. De Villiers targets South Africa fightbackRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Cricketer International

    The last time South Africa lost a home Test and ODI series against the same opposition over the course of a single tour was 14 years ago, before AB de Villiers had made his international debut. Perhaps that's why, even though they are one loss away from repeating that ignominious feat against Australia , de Villiers remains upbeat about their chances of coming back in the current series.

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  5. Somalia: Plane Blast Caused By Bomb Meant To Kill All On BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    A blast that punched a hole in the fuselage of a plane this week was caused by a bomb meant to kill everyone on board, Somalia's minister for transport and aviation said on Saturday. One passenger died and two were injured in the explosion on the Airbus A321, operated by Somali company Daallo Airlines.

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  6. South Africa: DA to Demand Answers Over Nene's Sacking At SONA DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    President Jacob Zuma will be under massive pressure to explain why he fired former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene during the State of the Nation address, the DA said on Saturday. "The resignation... after a long and distinguished career in the finance family is a blow to Parliament," said DA Shadow Minister of Finance David Maynier.

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  7. Zimbabwe: Chaminuka New Border Strikers Coach?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    WARRIORS assistant coach Saul Chaminuka may have found a new home in the border town of Beitbridge as he is set to take over at Premiership newboys Border Strikers. The newcomers were forced to hunt for a new coach as the man who guided them into the Premiership Never Malunga does not have the CAF C licence, the minimum requirement for a coach working in the top-flight league.

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  8. Zimbabwe: Adulterous Top Cop Seeks DivorceRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    A police assistant commissioner, who is accused of having an adulterous affair with a Harare nurse, is now seeking a decree of divorce from his wife of 19 years. The marriage of Assistant Commissioner Lawrence Muzondiwa Njodzi to another senior police officer Georgina Njodzi is teetering on the brink of collapse following the adultery allegations that are currently before the Constitutional Court.

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  9. Zimbabwe: On Religious TurfRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... the country since 2005. He speaks Shona fluently and is proficient in English. "I have been to 11 other countries in Africa. My heart is convinced that Zimbabwe is my base. I do not know why but I do not argue with God." He said the VIP is his ...

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  10. Zimbabwe: Govt Responds to Teachers' Vacation Leave ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Government is not obliged to consult anyone when taking measures on civil servants' conditions of service and has discretion to withdraw vacation leave and reset it for another day. Any civil servant aggrieved by lawful directives should follow the "grievance procedure" as provided for by the Public Service Commission regulations, the Government said.

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  11. Zimbabwe: Barefooted Pupil Saga - Head Reneges On PromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    MWEYAMUTSVENE Mission headmaster Mr Zebron Rubende, whose wife barred a barefooted pupil from writing his Ordinary Level examinations last November, has reneged on his promise to compensate the boy by footing his school fees and other related expenses this year. Belvin Chibi, an orphan from the poverty stricken Bocha in Manicaland, was chucked out of an examination room by Mrs Nyasha Rubende because his grandmother had failed to buy him school shoes.

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  12. Zimbabwe: Social Media Not an Issue - KasukuwereRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Zanu-PF national political commissar Cde Saviour Kasukuwere yesterday said Zanu-PF had no time discussing social media issues in its Politburo meetings, accusing the media of trying to craft the agenda for the ruling party. Speaking to journalists after meeting the party's provincial chairpersons and some members of its affiliate organisations in Harare yesterday, Cde Kasukuwere said Zanu-PF had serious issues to discuss.

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  13. Zimbabwe: Man Displaying Python Skin in His House, Jailed 9 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    A LUPANE man has been sentenced to nine years in prison after he was found displaying a python skin in his house. Elvis Khoza, 46, of Shabula Village claimed that he killed the snake because it had wreaked havoc at his homestead by devouring his livestock.

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  14. Ministerial task team for social securityRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... Minister Pravin Gordhan and the remaining three members the ministers of health, labour and transport. In 2014, South Africa had 16.4 million welfare grant beneficiaries and forecasts are that by 2017, the state will be spending R149 billion ...

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  15. Did Kyrgyzstan's PM Fall for Spam Scam?Read the original story

    Yesterday | EurasiaNet

    A purported U.S. schoolboy has got himself into the Kyrgyz media by appealing to Prime Minister Temir Sariyev's greatest weakness: a spot of free PR. According to a letter reportedly posted on Facebook by Bakyt Asanov, the press officer for the government, 14-year-old Tim Li of Minneola High School in New York State wrote to Sariyev calling him "one of my inspirations."

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  16. Sars seizes abalone, drugs worth R10mRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Iol.co.za

    In a statement on Wednesday, SARS spokesperson Sandile Memela said a Tanzanian man was arrested when he arrived in South Africa from Dar Es Salaam. The suspect was carrying two pieces of luggage and an inspection "unveiled seven transparent bags containing a crystal substance that turned out to be Ephedrine, weighing 26kg with a street value of R8,1 million".

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  17. Nobel Peace Laureates Presented their Final Declaration at the 15th...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    The 15th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates concluded last weekend its sessions with a final statement prepared by the Laureates on Sunday. The final declaration expressed sympathy for the victims of Paris and called for people around the world to think and act with compassion toward the millions of refugees forced to leave their homes.

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  18. New Song Challenges Cultural Appropriation with Anthem: "Gimme Dat"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    Music production house Soul Science Lab releases debut single, "Gimme Dat," a musical genre busting track of raw Hip-Hop, Afrobeat, Soul and second line Jazz issued as a rallying cry to take back Black culture that's been misplaced, lost and stolen. Teaser: Soul Science Lab's debut single "Gimme Dat."

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  19. You want power? You can have itRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2012 | Black Star Journal

    A follow up on the recent military theft of power in Mali that overthrew the democratically elected president Amadou Toumani Toure ... If you'll recall, the coup leaders insisted their action was solely motivated by the desire to stop the insurgency in the north of the country and to preserve Mali's territorial integrity. So what was one of the first acts committed by soldiers following the consolidation of the coup? The looting of the presidential palace .

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  20. Press liberalization in NigerRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2011 | Black Star Journal

    Africaphiles are often reading disturbing stories about attacks on press freedom on the continent. Even South Africa, arguably the freest state in Africa, recently rammed through a law that was widely denounced as a serious assault on the country's thriving independent media.

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