At G-7, Trump May Find Common Ground on Gender Equality, Africa – VOA News

At G-7, Trump May Find Common Ground on Gender Equality, Africa – VOA News

SAINT-JEAN-DE-LUZ, FRANCE – U.S. President Donald Trump is in Biarritz, France, for the G-7 summit, where he will be meeting world leaders who oppose his stances on many issues, including tariffs, Brexit, climate protection, China, Iran and Russia.  But in this meeting of the leaders of the world’s major industrialized countries, there could be areas of […]

Security, trade wars and Africa on agenda at G7 Summit – RTE.ie

Security, trade wars and Africa on agenda at G7 Summit – RTE.ie

In France, leaders of the group of Seven richest democracies begin the first full day of their summit today.  International security, trade and partnership with Africa are the main themes of the day.  Brexit will be discussed by the British Prime Minster and the President of the European Council when they meet in the margins […]

South Africa seizes Air Tanzania passenger jet – UPI News

South Africa seizes Air Tanzania passenger jet – UPI News

Aug. 24 (UPI) — South African authorities seized an Airbus passenger jet operated by Air Tanzania, forcing the state-run airline to cancel a flight to Dar es Salaam. Neither government has revealed why the Airbus 220-300 was impounded. Tanzania officials said they were sending lawyers to investigate the seizure. “We are working to ensure that […]

Africa nutrition meet: Why it is a big deal – The New Times

Africa nutrition meet: Why it is a big deal – The New Times

Kigali is set to host the fourth General Assembly of the Federation of African Nutrition Societies (FANUS), which begins on Monday, with a focus on child stunting as a major public health concern across the African countries The four-day meeting will convene experts to deliberate on child stunting, an issue that many experts continue to […]

Malkia silence Cameroon in Africa Games – Capital Sports – Capital FM Kenya

Malkia silence Cameroon in Africa Games – Capital Sports – Capital FM Kenya

Malkia Strikers beat Cameroon 3-1 in Africa Games to avenge Africa Championship defeat. Photo/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 24 – Being in charge in his first competitive match since his appointment as the head coach, Paul Bitok launched his journey at the helm of national women’s Volleyball team, Malkia Strikers with a 3-1 victory over […]

Wildfires scorch Africa but world’s media stay focused on Brazil’s blazes – RT

Wildfires scorch Africa but world’s media stay focused on Brazil’s blazes – RT

Forest fires are tearing through the Amazon rainforest, prompting worldwide protests and demands for action to protect the “lungs of the world.” But, away from the spotlight, the Brazilian fires are dwarfed by blazes in Africa. Fires visible from space are currently burning up the Amazon rainforest at a rate of three football fields per […]

South Africa seizes Air Tanzania plane in Johannesburg – BBC News

South Africa seizes Air Tanzania plane in Johannesburg – BBC News

Image copyright IKULU Image caption A farmer claims the aircraft (not pictured) was seized because Tanzania’s government owes him $33m South African authorities have seized a plane from Tanzania’s national carrier, the Tanzanian government said. The Airbus 220-300 was due to fly from Johannesburg, South Africa, on Friday to Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam. It […]

Mohammed VI University Launches 'Solar Decathlon Africa' in Benguerir – Morocco World News

Mohammed VI University Launches 'Solar Decathlon Africa' in Benguerir – Morocco World News

Rabat – Students from 20 countries gathered in Benguerir on August 21 to participate in the launch of Solar Decathlon Africa (SDA). SDA “challenges collegiate teams to design, build and operate grid-connected, attractive and net-zero-energy houses during an eighteen-month period,” says the competition’s website. At the end of the competition, taking place between August and […]

S.African court impounded Tanzanian Airbus over unpaid compensation to farmer – lawyer – Reuters

S.African court impounded Tanzanian Airbus over unpaid compensation to farmer – lawyer – Reuters

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 24 (Reuters) – South Africa’s High Court impounded an Airbus 220-300 aircraft leased by Tanzania’s national flag carrier following an application by a retired farmer who was not paid compensation owed to him by the Tanzanian government, the farmer’s lawyer said on Saturday. The lawyer, Roger Wakefield of Werksmans Attorneys, said the Tanzanian […]

African leaders in Japan for 7th TICAD summit – Africanews English

African leaders in Japan for 7th TICAD summit – Africanews English

A host of African leaders are expected in the Japanese city of Yokohama for the seventh edition of the Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD) summit. TICAD has been held alternately in Japan and Africa since TICADVI. TICAD7 will take place in Yokohama, Japan between 28 to 30 August 2019. The government of Japan […]

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