This is how the biggest stadiums in South Africa look

This is how the biggest stadiums in South Africa look

South Africa is home to some truly iconic stadiums. The country’s biggest stadium – the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, which seats over 94,700 people – was built especially for the 2010 Fifa World Cup, and has been used a venue for various international acts and sporting events since the football tournament’s end. However, other stadiums […]

Otiko awarded for promoting Gender Equality in Africa

Otiko awarded for promoting Gender Equality in Africa

Ms. Otiko Djaba was awarded in recognition of her contributions to the empowerment of women and girls in Africa. The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisah Djaba on April 20, 2018, received a special award for Promoting Gender Equality in Ghana and Africa at large. The Africa Public Sector Conference and Awards (APSCA) is […]

Experts brainstorm on funding conflict resolution in Africa

Experts brainstorm on funding conflict resolution in Africa

Various security experts from around the world are meeting in the Ethiopian city of Bahir Dar, which has been the been the scene of deadly protests by Amhara people. Brought together by the the 7th edition of the Tana Forum, their objective is to discuss on the future of peace and security in Africa. Nigeria […]

Salah, Drogba & Africa's greatest-ever single season Premier League goalscorers

Salah, Drogba & Africa's greatest-ever single season Premier League goalscorers

07:00 ShareClose Getty After Liverpool’s Egypt star hit the 30-goal mark, Goal takes a look at the exploits of other African players in the English top flight Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah became the first African player to score 30 goals in a single Premier League season with his goal against Bournemouth. Salah has enjoyed an […]

Africa Press Review 21 April 2018

Africa Press Review 21 April 2018

Africa Press Review 21 April 2018 – Africa – RFI Listen Download Podcast RFI English News flash 04h00 – 04h10 GMT Mon-Fri News bulletin 04/21 04h00 GMT Paris Live AM 04h10 – 04h30 GMT Mon-Fri Features and analysis 04/21 04h10 GMT RFI English News flash 05h00 – 05h10 GMT Mon-Fri News bulletin 04/21 05h00 GMT […]

African leaders are more constrained by democratic rules than you think

African leaders are more constrained by democratic rules than you think

Africa is often imagined to be a place in which presidents can do whatever they want, unencumbered by constitutional or democratic constraints. A large body of literature has developed around the idea that the law can be flouted at will, leading to a situation in which what really matters is the personality of the president, […]

South Africa president addresses long-running riots in north

South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa is promising to address long-running problems in the country’s north, where protests against a regional leader have descended into riots and looting. Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports from the city at the centre of the violence. Source link

More companies in Africa are taking to the cloud

More companies in Africa are taking to the cloud

Companies in Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria are allocating more money to cloud computing to take further advantage of the benefits that come with it. Cloud computing has taken off dramatically across Africa’s major markets. However, its benefits are experienced very differently in each region, as are its budget allocations, according to a report by […]

Endangered African penguins threatened by avian flu

Endangered African penguins threatened by avian flu

Endangered African penguins living in a colony on Boulders Beach in Cape Town, South Africa, have been further threatened by an outbreak of avian flu. Interested in Animals? Add Animals as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Animals news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Nic Bothma/EPA via ShutterstockBoulders Beach in […]

New South African church celebrates drinking alcohol

New South African church celebrates drinking alcohol

ORANGE FARM, South Africa (AP) — Dressed in a red robe and a gold-trimmed bishop’s miter, the clergyman pours whiskey into his cupped hand and anoints the forehead of the man sitting before him. “You are hereby invested as a minister … This is a double tot,” he says of the remaining whiskey in the […]

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